BUILDING YOUR BUDGET: TOP SECRET TIPS FROM WEDDING PROS (PART 2)

By now, we’re sure you’ve heard it all.  Wedding planning is stressful, it’s time consuming, it’s expensive, it’s downright impossible to do alone if you’re working full time or have life responsibilities, et cetera.  For too long, the narrative that planning for one of the happiest moments of your life is and has to be […]

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NM’S BEST OF THE BEST: STYLED SHOOT BY 2021 ELITE AWARD WINNERS

Wedding season, also known as summer, is coming to a close! For us lovers of love, that means bidding farewell to the bright, sparkling celebrations that make this time of year so special. But, before you panic, might we remind you that it also means welcoming in the ultra-cozy, jewel toned autumn weddings of our […]

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GOURMET GOLD — M’TUCCI’S REAL WEDDING

Last week, we asked you — and the other lovely readers of this wedding blog — for a favor. Not a big one, necessarily, just to pop on over and nominate your favorite wedding professional for an Elite Award so their small business can continue to thrive in our beautiful desert state.  This week, as […]

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WHAT DO YOUR WEDDING FLOWERS MEAN? PICKING YOUR FLORAL DESIGNS WITH INTENTION {GUEST POST!}

If you haven’t had the pleasure of reading through some of the guest posts we have on this little love-blog, – written by business owners, newlyweds, and folks from our community – you’ve been missing out! But have no fear: this week, Casea Quednow, a local writer, artist, and lover-of-love here is sharing her refreshing […]

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DONUTS + I DO’S: A NEW MEXICO LOVE STORY

If you’re reading this from our home state in the Southwest, then we probably don’t need to tell you that this summer has been one for the books! The long hours of blue skies and sunshine have had us endlessly inspired, and, if we’re being honest, also reaching for anything to cool down and slow […]

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5 TOP SECRET BUDGET TIPS (PT. 1)

Okay lovers-of-love, let’s cut to the chase.  Wedding season, also known as summer, is already well underway — so if you’re hanging out here, then you’re probably either daydreaming for your someday-soon wedding, or putting together last minute details for your right-around-the-corner wedding.  Either way, we couldn’t wait another minute to share these budget saving […]

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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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5 WEDDING WONDERS IN COLORADO

There are a lot of things to love about love — like how it can bring together two people, obviously, how it can strengthen and unite communities, how it can motivate and inspire dreams, careers, life plans. It’s a pretty magical part of this human existence, if you ask us! One of the most special […]

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ICYMI: WEDTALKS IS NOW UNLOCKED

Recently, a reader of this ongoing love letter to New Mexico, made an offhanded remark about how enthusiastic we are here, each and every week.  As one of the main contributors to this Wedding Collective New Mexico blog, I, the blogger, was delighted to hear that but it also made me think — does it […]

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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 […]

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