Meet-the-Maker • Ashley Gerrity Photography

Meet-the-Maker • Ashley Gerrity Photography

Some of our absolute favorite posts are when we get to introduce you to our Red Oak Vendor Guide Members, and today is certainly no exception. Friends, meet the talented Ashley Gerrity Photography! Ashley's team out of Philadelphia has years of experience, but continues to create a hands-on, boutique experience with all of their couples. Get to know more about her below, (and make sure to read her advice for couples - it might be our favorite!) and then head over to their vendor page to see even more of her incredible work! 

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5 Upcoming Trends Inspired by the Royal Wedding • Carly Totten + Red Oak Weddings

5 Upcoming Trends Inspired by the Royal Wedding • Carly Totten + Red Oak Weddings

While almost 30 million people tuned in last weekend to watch the Royal Wedding, two of THE biggest #harryandmeghan fans are here today to share the wedding trends we think The Royal Wedding may inspire in the coming years. Your hosts today: Carly Totten from Carly is Inspired and (ahem), me, Jillian, the editor behind Red Oak Weddings! From Meghan's dress(es) and her natural look, to the elaborate ceremony and breaking tradition, we're covering it all. Grab a seat and your favorite morning drink (we don't judge), and get ready for our very first coffee chat! And once we're done, let us know... what did you think?!

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8 Tips for Writing Your Own Wedding Vows • Katelyn Stanis of Wedding Words

8 Tips for Writing Your Own Wedding Vows • Katelyn Stanis of Wedding Words

It's the end of a crazy week, and we're here today to share something that may make all of you soon-to-be brides + grooms rest a bit easier! Katelyn Stanis of Wedding Words has graciously shared her top 8 tips for couples who are planning to write their own vows, and friends, her advice is spot on. From setting aside dedicated time to write to how to track your word count, every tips will make this process less stressful and a whole lot more fun! So grab a cup of coffee and get ready to take some notes: you'll be ready to write your vows this weekend! 

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Featured Event • The Live Wedding Event at Wolf Oak Acres

Featured Event • The Live Wedding Event at Wolf Oak Acres

When Katrina from Wolf Oak Acres shared the details of The Live Wedding Event coming up on June 3rd, we couldn't wait to let you all know about it. Located in Oneida, New York, Wolf Oak Acres sits on over 200 acres of breath-taking landscape; is the only handicap-accessible barn in Upstate NY with climate control (heat and AC!) AND has 6 on-site fully-furnished cottages for your guests! They have everything you need for your wedding day, and more!  Want to see it all in person? Get your tickets to The Live Wedding Event, on June 3rd, now! 

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Featured Venue • The Lodge at Raven Creek

Featured Venue • The Lodge at Raven Creek

We're beyond honored to welcome the incredible Lodge at Raven Creek in Benton, PA, to the Red Oak Weddings Vendor Guide! The Lodge at Raven Creek is both an outdoor rustic wedding venue and Bed & Breakfast, and is just about as pretty as they come. Sitting on 7+ acres, they can accommodate up to 250 guests, and have everything you need right onsite. From a gorgeous bridal suite, to the entire weekend for your wedding, the Lodge at Raven Creek is truly one of Pennsylvania's prettiest venues. Learn more about what they offer, and then head over to their site to schedule a tour! 

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Meet-the-Maker • Handmade Darling

Meet-the-Maker • Handmade Darling

Some of our absolute favorite posts are when we get to introduce you to our Red Oak Vendor Guide Members, and today is certainly no exception. Friends, meet the insanely talented Rachel from Handmade Darling! We first saw Rachel's work when we from our incredible Bridal Blogger, Kristen, last year, and instantly fell in love! Rachel's talent is endless, and her Instagram feed is always full of the best impromptu lettering and quotes. Get to know her and the story behind her brand, below, and then head over to the Handmade Darling vendor page to see even more of her incredible work! 

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Featured Event • Sage: A Farm Luxe Bridal Experience at Gilbertsville Farmhouse

Featured Event • Sage: A Farm Luxe Bridal Experience at Gilbertsville Farmhouse

We're beyond thrilled to welcome one of our favorite venues to the Red Oak Weddings Vendor Guide: Gilbertsville Farmhouse in New South Berlin, NY! When I tell you that this place has everything you need... I mean everything. 125+ acres of endless beauty, a mountainside wedding ceremony spot with antique church pews, two stunning barns for your reception, and a glamping venue with 10 luxury camping tents on-site to create the ultimate wedding experience. Want to see it all in person? Get your tickets to Sage: A Farm Luxe Bridal Experience on April 29th, now! 

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Meet-the-Maker • House of Catherine

Meet-the-Maker • House of Catherine

We're all freezing, I know... and spring seems 400 years away. But today's the perfect day to check some items off your wedding planning list, no?! I'm so excited to introduce you to Meghan, the owner and designer behind the stationery company House of Catherine, and the newest member of the Red Oak Weddings Vendor Guide! Meghan is smart, witty and has a huge heart for her couples. Her knowledge of paper and design runs deep, and she'll easily bring your vision to life for your wedding day. Get to know a little bit about her and see some of her incredibly chic wedding invitations! 

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Meet-the-Maker • Lindsay Eileen Photography

Meet-the-Maker • Lindsay Eileen Photography

We're so excited to introduce you to one of our newest Vendor Guide Members, Lindsay Eileen Photography! Lindsay and her husband, Nathan, often work together as a photo-video team, working to create long-lasting relationships with their clients and encouraging them to be creative and true to themselves. Just wait until you see what they offer... we promise you'll be swooning over their modern-vintage style, unique approach and easy-going personalty!

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Crisp Copenhagen Wedding Inspiration • Big Fake Wedding NYC

Crisp Copenhagen Wedding Inspiration • Big Fake Wedding NYC

We know, you're all shopping for deals today, but believe me friends, take a break for 10 minutes and read this post. We're SO excited to share the photos from the Big Fake Wedding NYC with you today, and it is simply stunning. If you're not familiar with the concept behind the Big Fake Wedding: they've taken the traditional bridal show and turned it upside-down with a "fake" wedding, featuring a real-life couple renewing their vows, and a room full of vendors who brought the day to life. Starting with the same inspiration board, each vendor gets to bring their own unique talents, and the result... well, see for yourself! This entire day was full of inspiration: from the gorgeous bridal gown to the stunning florals, the elegant paper goods (from our very own House of Catherine!) to the tonal blue bridesmaids dresses, this entire day was epic. 

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