Month April 2015

District Bliss’ Vendor Social FLASH SALE

Happy Wedding Wednesday! We are five days away from our next District Bliss Vendor Social + Catalyst Wed Co magazine launch party!!! We are having a FLASH SALE during the last five days before our event! Limited tickets available! If you have not gotten your tickets yet, grab them on Eventbrite now and be sure to enter the code (FLASHSALE415) for your discounted tickets!

If you are just tuning in, here is a some information on what to expect at our next social!

*Tons of awesome crafts and unique decorating
*Copies of the FIRST issue of the Catalyst Wedding Co. magazine
*A stunning venue space – The Loft at 600 F
*A rockin’ band – Doppio
*Participating vendors who are highlighted for helping to make each event unique
*Fun complimentary drinks – because what’s better than having a toast with other rad entrepreneurs?!
*Yummy bites
*Vendors who are excited to hear about your business/ideas
*A photobooth where you can be silly with your new pals
*A Capitol Ideas board where you can share your thoughts so we continue to grow and improve
*Fun takeaways because you should be rewarded for your hard work!

We have carefully selected some of the raddest vendors in DC to work with for this event and we are super excited to work with them! Please take the time to check them out and follow them on social media to stay up to date on their recent projects!

Participating Vendors:
Hosting – Catalyst Wed Co | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
Venue – The Loft at 600 F | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
Calligraphy – Shrimp Salad Circus | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
Florist – Amanda Burnette | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
Dessert – DC Vegan Catering | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
Music – Doppio | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
Signature drink – Gundalow Juice | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
Give aways – Ladybones Print Shop | Facebook | Instagram
Party Tableware – Susty Party | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Photo Booth – Just Smile Booth | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Coffee Bar – Qualia Coffee | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Small bits – Design Cuisine Catering | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

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We are looking forward to meeting all of the wonderful creatives and wedding vendors!

xo

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How to Plan a Successful Styled Shoot

Happy Monday everyone! For today’s moodboard we are sharing a sneak peek of our recent styled shoot and giving you some tips on how to plan a successful styled shoot.

We worked with a group of vendors that we had worked with before to put on our styled shoot. We decided to choose a theme so everyone could have a visual of what we wanted the styled shoot to be. Our theme was whimsical, colorful, and earthy. When planning all of the details we knew we wanted to have a focal point so we decided to tie-dye a wedding dress. The dress turned out better than we could of ever imagined. Check out the sneak peek of the photos below!

Alright, so we wanted to give you some tips to planning a successful styled shoot. In my opinion there are three main points to focus on. The first one being, work with vendors that you have a relationship with already. Things will run smoother because you know them, you know how they work, what their style is like, etc. A styled shoot should not have to be an added stress and by choosing vendors that you trust and have a relationship with already, should prevent that from happening. Second, be sure to choose either a color scheme or a theme in general. This will help with everyone getting a vision of how the styled shoot should turn out. This will allow your vendors to work their magic and come up with some awesome stuff for the shoot. Lastly, if you are planning a styled shoot, be sure that when posting the photos anywhere you are giving credit where it is due. That is very important. All of us wedding vendors put in endless hours a day and deserve the credit for what we do. This also shows your appreciation for all of their hard work and will help you maintain those relationships moving forward in your career.

Happy planning!
xo

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Vendors
The Cakeroom, Bakery: Facebook ı Instagram
Capital Candy Jar, Sweets: Facebook ı Instagram ı Twitter
Capital Society, Graphic Design: Facebook ı Instagram ı Twitter
District BlissFacebook ı Instagram ı Twitter
Highway to Hill, Florals: Facebook ı Instagram ı Twitter
Izzy B, Make-up: Facebook ı Instagram
PSC Hair Artistry, Hair: Facebook ı Instagram
©Photos from the HartyTwitter ı Instagram ı Facebook ı LinkedIn ı G+ ı Pinterest ı Flickr

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District Bliss | Announcing the Second Half of our Participating Vendors for our Upcoming Vendor Social + Catalyst Wed Co Magazine Launch Party

Happy Friday everyone!! We are super excited to release the other half of our participating vendors for our upcoming Vendor Social + Catalyst Wed Co magazine launch party!

If you are just tuning in, here is some information on what to expect at our next social!

*Tons of awesome crafts and unique decorating
*Copies of the FIRST issue of the Catalyst Wedding Co. magazine
*A stunning venue space – The Loft at 600 F
*A rockin’ band – Doppio
*Participating vendors who are highlighted for helping to make each event unique
*Delicious complimentary drinks – because what’s better than having a toast with other rad entrepreneurs?!
*Yummy bites
*Vendors who are excited to hear about your business/ideas
*A photobooth where you can be silly with your new pals
*A Capitol Ideas board where you can share your thoughts so we continue to grow and improve
*Fun takeaways because you should be rewarded for your hard work!

We have carefully selected some of the raddest vendors in DC to work with for this event and we are super excited to work with them! Please take the time to check them out and follow them on social media to stay up to date on their recent projects!

Give aways – Ladybones Print Shop | Facebook | Instagram
Party Tableware – Susty Party | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Photo Booth – Just Smile Booth | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Coffee Bar – Qualia Coffee | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Small bits – Design Cuisine Catering | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, you can grab them here!! We are looking forward to meeting all of the wonderful creatives and wedding vendors!

xo

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DIY Wedding Thank You Cards

There are so many aspects to creating one wedding. Well, guess what?! We have another detail to add to your list, wedding thank you cards. These are super popular now! I know, your thinking this is just another thing I have to add to my list. Well, it is not mandatory but it sure does add a great touch to your wedding and your guests will love it! The even better news is that they don’t have to be expensive and that is always a plus. If you are creative, you can make them yourself and if DIY isn’t your thing there are cheaper options to having someone do them for you. See some of our favorites below! For more options check out our Pinterest page.
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Etsy – Pollyanna Events
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Etsy – The Built Environment
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Etsy – Rachels Printablesecbf057f6eb5bf95bc8f108154694984

Etsy – SAE Design Studio
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