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The Reason Vendor Relationships Are Mission-Critical to Wedding Planning – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Yep. Potomac Floral Wholesale saved my butt again for Diane and Rogier’s wedding on a Thursday, when it’s nearly impossible to get special flowers to the island in time. Check out my blog today about why you can’t afford to not work closely with your vendors in order to have a smooth event. Trust me. […]

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Guest Blog about Choosing Your Bridal Flowers for Your Destination Wedding by Jessica Lopez of Flowers in Vieques

Hi Brides and Grooms! Today’s guest blog is by Jessica Lopez, a dedicated member of the Weddings in Vieques team who many of you met on TLC’s “Wedding Island” when she designed a Mardi Gras float in her batman pajamas on national television! But she spends most of her time working with Angelica in our sister company […]

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How to Recover Quickly from a Flower Disaster — Guest Blog by Kelsi-the-Intern

I knew from the start that the skills I would acquire while interning for Weddings in Vieques would come in handy, especially since I fully intend to pursue a professional career in wedding planning.  I just didn’t know how soon I would have to use them… nor did I expect I would need them during […]

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Screw Tradition and Give the MoB and MoG Flowers that They’ll Love at Your Caribbean Destination Wedding

Happy Monday! I am spending this morning working with flower budgets for Claire and Danielle’s weddings next year.  The task actually inspired me to take a break and blog about flowers for your parents at your Caribbean destination wedding.  What is traditional back home is not the norm in the Caribbean.  Especially on Vieques Island.  […]

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10 Tips for Planning Your Flower Budget for Your Caribbean Destination Wedding — The Best Way to Make Every Bloom Count

Hello Ladies! Notice that I’m addressing this one to the girls.  That’s because the grooms rarely get involved in the flowers unless it’s to argue about how much money the bride is spending on them!  But this would be a good blog for those who think flowers can be done on the cheap on a tropical […]

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Christmas Advice Nugget #17 — Preserving Your Bouquet for a Destination Wedding is a Work of Art — and Costs Almost as Much!

Hello Brides and Grooms! Does anybody really worry about properly preserving their bouquet anymore?  I did five years ago, but none of my clients has wanted to do it so I haven’t dealt with it again since my own wedding.  It cost me a fortune.  But it’s in an absolutely beautiful shadow box — a […]

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Choosing Flowers for a Caribbean Destination Wedding

Hola Brides and Grooms! Today was sooo busy — Sara Patterson and Mario Hernandez are getting married tomorrow afternoon and today was their beach party.  It was a lot of fun — excellent food and fabulous rum punch!  The guests were having a fantastic time when I bailed out on it halfway through and left […]

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Don’t Try to Do Your Own Flowers for a Destination Wedding

Good morning! Is the title of this blog entry direct enough for you? DO NOT TRY TO DO YOUR OWN FLOWERS FOR YOUR CARIBBEAN DESTINATION WEDDING.  Just wanted to make sure we’re clear on this.

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Tropical vs. Local Flowers — How to Choose the Best Wedding Bouquet for the Caribbean

Hi there! In my quest to work my way through my Top Ten Destination Wedding Tips, today we’ve arrived at #5 — what you need to know about choosing your flowers for a Caribbean destination wedding.

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