GO LIVE: Q+A WITH GUITARIST EXTRAORDINAIRE

It was everything I dreamed of. The music still plays in the background of my mind and hope it does for the a lifetime. Rosella and Stephen B., newlyweds   Have you considered what music will play at your wedding yet, fellow lovers of love? We’re willing to bet you have! Whether it’s a general […]

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MEN’S ROLE IN WEDDING PLANNING {GUEST POST!}

After 15 years of being perched in between engaged couples in New Mexico and the local wedding businesses that make their dreams come true, we feel a little bit like wedding experts. Can you blame us?! But even so, we believe it’s important to highlight different perspectives and different experiences other than our own – […]

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COMMUNITY OVER COMPETITION: WCNM’S SPEED CONNECTING RECAP

This past spring, on a rainy evening in Santa Fe, something magical happened. One by one, small business owners and wedding professionals hurried into the warm, glowing entrance of Four Seasons Rancho Encantado — one of New Mexico’s very favorite wedding ceremony venues. Shaking off the few droplets that still clung to their light jackets […]

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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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YOUR WEDDING ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE: SHOW YOUR LOCAL DJ SOME LOVE

When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest. Henry David Thoreau By now we all know that 2020 has been one wild ride, but for wedding professionals + engaged couples alike, it’s been nothing short of an […]

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WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE A WEDDING PLANNER {FEATURING LACE AND BOW BRIDAL}

Here at Wedding Collective, when we hear “wedding planning” we get giddy with excitement. We know that not all people feel the same way, and in fact, it can feel quite the opposite. Sometimes pinning those beautiful wedding ideas on your Pinterest boards just doesn’t seem to answer all of your burning questions: Do I […]

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These Local DJs Know How to Make Your Wedding a Hit

These days spent at home have reminded us to take moments to breathe and do all of the things we love. They’ve allowed us to really spend time with our families, pick up new books, and breathe in fresh air from our backyards. They’ve also made us really miss gathering to dance, sing and celebrate […]

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2019 Diamond Dash Wedding Show: The Recap

The time has finally come! The photos from our November Diamond Dash Wedding Show at the Hyatt Regency are in and we just can’t wait to share them with all of you. This year we were so fortunate to have so many bright and beautiful faces at the show. The decor was dazzling, the laughter […]

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Embracing the Beauty of Change: Meghan’s Rainy Day Wedding Story

When everything is falling apart, or at least it feels like it is, sometimes it’s so hard to keep spirits high–especially when it comes to your wedding day. Months, and sometimes even years, go into careful searching, planning, and preparing to celebrate the first day of the rest of your lives together. To be honest, […]

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Winter Magic: A Real Wedding at The Event Center at Sandia Golf Club

Sydney and Christian had a romantic December wedding that was pure winter magic! Relying on the backdrop of the Sandia Mountains and the views of the golf course, the couple was able to keep the décor simple and elegant with subtle winter and holiday vibes. – Lauren Landavazo, Director of Catering at The Event Center […]

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