YOU COULD USE A NIGHT OUT: FIRST IN-PERSON WEDDING SHOW OF 2021!

Maura Jane Photography

Thank you Maura Jane Photography for the gorgeous header image! This year had brought a lot of changes to the world of weddings here in New Mexico – in case you hadn’t noticed.  Despite all its challenges though, this pandemic has given us a lot of gifts, too. Wedding ceremonies might have whittled down a […]

Continue Reading

THE DESSERT BAR: SWEET TOOTH SATISFIED

Last week on the blog, we decided to slow down a bit to appreciate a gorgeous engagement session from locally-loved wedding photographer, Cassie Scott Captures. And while we’re normally all about the hustle here at Wedding Collective New Mexico, we have to be honest — we liked it.  As a result, we started brainstorming other […]

Continue Reading

VIRTUAL WEDDING SHOWS: ARE THEY WORTH IT?

For local engaged couples, it never really took a whole lot of convincing for them to see the enormous benefits of attending wedding shows. Not only were wedding shows the fastest way to meet wedding professionals in New Mexico so you can find the ones you connect with best, but they were also the easiest […]

Continue Reading

7 Wedding Venues Outside the City

As much as we love the hustle and bustle of our vibrant city here in the southwest, we can’t lie… Taking a step back from the noise and enjoying New Mexico’s myriad of landscapes is one of our favorite parts of living in such a wild state. The mountains and mesas, rivers and roving fields, […]

Continue Reading

3 Reasons the Wedding Gallery is Different from Other Wedding Shows in New Mexico

If you haven’t already noticed, weddings are kind of a big deal in our state. Which is lucky for us, whether we’re natives, transplants, or traveling from afar to have a destination wedding in New Mexico. With a venue to match every vibe, troves of dedicated local wedding professionals, and completely unparalleled landscapes to surround […]

Continue Reading

How to Have a Country Wedding in New Mexico

For visitors or recent transplants to New Mexico, country might not be the first adjective you’d reach for to describe the state. For those of us who have had a chance to wander outside of the cities though, the farm and field influence obviously contributes to the eclectic blend of cultures that make New Mexico […]

Continue Reading

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? […]

Continue Reading

Wedding Invitations: Go Online or Stay Local?

The nicest, most professional people I have ever worked with. This world would be heaven if every company had their level of ethics and customer service. Stefani Every wedding begins with a simple yes. No, we’re not referring to the big yes that usually gets all of the attention. Instead, we’re talking about saying yes […]

Continue Reading

Hidden Gem Photographers in New Mexico

Yes, it’s true — we just said earlier this week that the fickle weather of spring had given way to steady sunshine and…..then it rained. So it goes in this beautiful, mercurial desert state! While we might not be able to rely on the weather for consistency, we can at least know that whatever rain […]

Continue Reading

What Local Engaged Couples Have to Say About Planning a Wedding in New Mexico

So, if we’re being honest with ourselves, most people in New Mexico know Perfect Wedding Guide for our wedding shows. Which makes sense, considering how many hundreds of engaged couples and local wedding professionals come together to make shows like the Diamond Dash, Bride’s Night Out, and the Wedding Gallery possible. We’re not really complaining, […]

Continue Reading