FOR THE VENDORS: CELEBRATING DIVERSITY + INCLUSION {GUEST POST}

Maybe you haven’t noticed yet, but we — your Wedding Collective team — take our jobs here very, very seriously. It’s an honor and a privilege to be perched here, in between engaged couples and wedding pros, collecting and sharing the love stories from our community.  And yes, just because it’s a whole lot of […]

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ONE YEAR LATER: A LOCAL LOVE STORY {GUEST POST!}

The week before last, here on the Wedding Collective New Mexico blog, we decided to slow down a little bit with an incredible styled shoot from local creatives and wedding pros.  And you know what? It rocked.  With so many events, expert tips, and extraordinary new (and veteran) wedding businesses to chat about…It’s easy to […]

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5 NM WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH

Last week, here in this little wedding-obsessed corner of the internet, our Brand Ambassador, Krissy, took us on a trip around New Mexico’s ultra-eclectic small business market and it was a dream. If you missed it – where were you?! Just kidding. There’s no judgement here! And you probably knew that we’d have some more NM-specific […]

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15 YEARS OF LOVE: WCNM ANNIVERSARY

Collective: [Noun] Pros working together to create an unstoppable wedding community in New Mexico cities. A lot can change in 15 years! Married couples — and now your Wedding Collective New Mexico team, too — can attest to that.  If you’ve been hanging out in this corner of the internet with us for a little […]

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THE PERFECT DATE NIGHT: WEDDING DANCE LESSONS

Your first dance together as a married couple is important, and your lessons reflect that. While choreography is recommended, you’ll learn to really dance as a part of the process. The same things you learn through choreography you can take out to any social dance floor and enjoy yourself. The more time you have to […]

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Carissa + Ben Photography: High Desert Wedding Photography

Photographing weddings is huge. It’s one of the biggest, most expensive, emotional, and meaningful days in most peoples’ lives. The intimacy of the day can be really intimidating, and that’s why we love it. Carissa + Ben Moore, Carissa + Ben Photography Must it be reiterated again, just how much we love our home state? […]

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12 Months of Giveaways: Free Stuff for Engaged Couples Only

Was it Winston Churchill who said, “We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give,” so many years ago? We’re sure it was, and we’re even more sure that he’s still absolutely right. Giving back to the community who supports our dreams has been and will always be […]

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First Day of Forever: New Mexico Love Story

As you probably well know by now, our Perfect Wedding Guide team is positioned between the local wedding professionals, and the engaged couples who work with them. So we’re often bouncing back and forth from brides to businesses — which, of course, we consider a lucky pendulum. But, every so often when the stars align, […]

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Smallcakes, Big Hearts {Vendor Spotlight!}

Here at Perfect Wedding Guide, we don’t pick favorites when it comes to the incredible local wedding professionals in New Mexico. When every business contributes, in its own way, to the eclectic wedding market here in Albuquerque + Santa Fe, providing engaged couples with so many options for their big day… well, how could we?! Actually, […]

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Pili + Sienna’s Albuquerque Engagement Session {Chrisi K Photography}

If you’ll recall, we recently posted our thoughts on the time-old debate: Should you have an urban or natural setting for your engagement photos? With New Mexico’s impressive and historically rich architecture on one hand, and the unrivaled mesas, mountains, deserts, rivers, and forests on the other, it’s a nearly impossible choice for local engaged […]

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