The History of Wedding Traditions

March 19, 2015
ringsEver wonder why or how something came to be a tradition? The origins and meaning behind some of our most cherished wedding traditions may surprise you.  Here are some ancient traditions you may find fun to learn about and that you may want to incorporate into your wedding. In the old days, wedding dresses were […]

8 Ways to Avoid Weight Gain

February 10, 2015
bride eatingYes, you can maintain your fitness and weight loss goals for your big day. If you are a winter bride or your wedding isn’t until this summer, these 8 tips will have you feeling your best on your big day while not depriving yourself of those yummy foods all year long. Dress Your Best I […]

The Process After Your Wedding Dress is Ordered

January 20, 2015
wedding dressA very common occurrence in the wedding dress world is brides having a difficult time understanding the whole process of purchasing a wedding dress. You come in for an appointment, find your perfect dress and then it is ordered.  So what else could there possibly be to do? This will help you understand the process […]

To Steam or Not to Steam

January 6, 2015
steamed gownShould you have your wedding gown steamed? That seems to be the question a lot of brides are asking recently. Here are some reasons why you we think you should definitely have your wedding dress steamed before your big day. First, let’s start by talking about your wedding dress arriving to Charlotte’s. The designer of […]

7 Ways for Perfect Skin on Your Big Day

January 1, 2015
faceWhen it comes to your wedding day you have everything planned perfectly to the last detail, including your overall beauty plan. Every bride wants perfect skin on her big day and in her photos. You don’t have to spend tons of money on expensive products to have great skin.  In fact, the best way to […]

Urbaca Salon

December 22, 2014
blonde hairAre you ready for smooth, humidity-proof hair? Charlotte’s Weddings and More is happy to announce this special offer from our preferred vendor, Urbaca.  Located in downtown Portland, Urbaca is a full service salon that can help any bride and bridal party feel amazing on their big day! Here is a new product and treatment that […]

Grand Hotel Bridgeport

November 1, 2014
lobbyLooking for a warm and inviting hotel for your wedding guests?  Look no further than Charlotte’s preferred vendor, The Grand Hotel.  Centrally located in Bridgeport, The Grand Hotel is perfect for groups of all sizes. Awaiting your guests you will find 124 first class guest rooms, a hot breakfast buffet, complimentary garage parking, indoor pool, […]

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

October 18, 2014
ruth's 3Are you looking for the perfect rehearsal dinner venue with food so amazing your guests will leave wanting more?  Look no further than one of Charlotte’s preferred vendors, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse.  Located in downtown Portland, Ruth’s Chris has been open since 1996.  Serving customers for dinner daily from 5pm-10pm and Sundays from 4pm-9pm. Ruth bought […]

Holland Studios

September 18, 2014
10612534_10152636540464583_8632757824081470102_nHolland Studios is located in downtown Portland.  They have been creating amazing photography for many years in the local area.  From family photos to capturing your big day, Holland Studios will make you feel comfortable and relaxed as they capture your memories.  Recently, Holland Studios took the Charlotte’s staff photos and they turned out amazing! […]

From Charlotte’s Weddings Preferred Vendor: Events by Lisa Marie

September 8, 2014
Events TeamSo you are engaged and you’re wondering, what should I do now?  What venue is right for us? How do I know what to set my budget at? These are some of the many initial questions you may be having.  As a Wedding Planner and Coordinator we can help get you started in the right […]