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REAL EVENTS: The use of color by PJ Hummel & Co!

REAL EVENTS: The use of color by PJ Hummel & Co!

Tin Can Alley Tacoma was transformed into a bazaar of color with PJ Hummel & Company’s whimsical eye and art direction. Vivid drapery, festive linens, unusual table choices with kantha quilted banquet seating, and a spicy Indian inspired menu delivered a memorable evening worthy of social media attention. read more

October 18, 2019
Find Your Perfect Wedding Photographer

Find Your Perfect Wedding Photographer

Learn from the experts - longtime wedding photographer, Kier Smith of Firstlight Photography shares 5 tips on how to find your perfect wedding photographer! read more

July 7, 2019
Planning A Stressless Wedding

Planning A Stressless Wedding

Kier and Mitzi Smith of Firstlight Photography give their 10 Tips for planning a stressless wedding. Who better to learn from than the experts who have seen it all and have seen what works! read more

June 6, 2019
Essential Greenery

Essential Greenery

Worried about choosing the perfect wedding colors? Consider a whole palette that inspires you and conveys your vision. And, no matter which shades you choose, add greenery into the picture. It helps bring all the colors together and create one coherent space. read more

May 16, 2019
Tips for an environmentally conscious wedding and reception

Tips for an environmentally conscious wedding and reception

Ten quick tips for an environmentally conscious wedding and reception read more

December 28, 2018
4 Reasons to Say Yes to the Dress!

4 Reasons to Say Yes to the Dress!

By Courtney Foreman, Weddings, With Joy Shopping for wedding dresses isn't easy! They're all different shades, and materials, and silhouettes, and it can get overwhelming trying to decide on just one. We see this all... read more

Sepember 10, 2018
Find a wedding officiant for your ceremony

Find a wedding officiant for your ceremony

Find a wedding officiant for your ceremony. read more

August 3, 2017
10 tips to find a wedding dress

10 tips to find a wedding dress

Find your wedding dress at local South Sound boutiques. read more

July 10, 2017
Choosing wedding professionals

Choosing wedding professionals

Advice from wedding professionals read more

July 10, 2017
Advice from newlyweds

Advice from newlyweds

Advice from newlyweds to engaged couples featured in South Sound Wedding & Event magazine. read more

July 5, 2017
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Upcoming Wedding Events

South Sound Wedding Show - Olympia

Join us for the 13th Annual Wedding & Event Magazine's South Sound Wedding Show in Olympia on January 26, 2020! read more

January 26, 2020

South Sound Wedding Show - Puyallup

Join us for Wedding & Event Magazine's South Sound Wedding Show in Puyallup pm February 22, 2020! read more

February 22, 2020

Latest posts

Inspiration: Take Two Photo Shoot

Recently, we heard a wonderful story about a couple that did miss out on capturing these fleeting moments on camera and their story of a “Take-Two Photo Shoot” to recapture their love. read more

November 28, 2019

South Sound Venues - Filigree Farm

FILIGREE FARM is a privately-owned equestrian estate shadowed by Mt. Rainier and the Cascades. Rustic Elegance at its finest, Filigree Farm has the layout for a small intimate gathering or can accommodate a festive gathering of up to 300 guests. read more

November 27, 2019