There is something so fun, so personal, so important about bringing yourself into your wedding planning. When your guests arrive, they should be able to see bits of both of you in the event. Including cultural traditions is a wonderful way of bringing in those details while also giving recognition to your heritage. Here are…

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Many years ago, I was surprised when I found out a young couple was using Anne Murray’s “Can I Have This Dance” as their first dance song. The song originally came out in 1980, before the bride was even born. The bride’s mom said her daughter had an old soul. For some reason, the song…

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May has come and gone and things are still a bit crazy. To try and add a little color, beauty, and joy to your world, this month we’re featuring some amazing bridal bouquets. Flowers seem to be one part of wedding planning that has so many couples overwhelmed – there are just too many gorgeous…

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We’re at the end of April and at home, still. While things are still so uncertain, there’s one thing you can always be sure of, the love of a pet. Maybe we should be a bit more specific, the love of a DOG, as no one truly knows what that cat of yours is thinking.…

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There are a few times in your life when you can have an enormous cake and no one will scoff – your birthday and your wedding. With all that’s going on currently, we thought we’d share a little joy and sweetness and show some of the wonderful cakes couples have had over the years. Enjoy…

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“He loves her so much.” That’s what the photographer said as we were watching the couple dancing with their guests. We couldn’t have asked for a better couple for our first wedding of 2020. While the ceremony was quite traditional, very little of the reception was. After the ceremony at the Chapel of Our Lady,…

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A fresh new year … and, it couldn’t have come soon enough! For whatever reason, 2019 was an off year. Not just for us, but, seemingly, for the industry (at least in the Bay Area) as a whole. Fortunately, 2020 is panning out to be an amazing year so far. Typically, the first few months…

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Goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020! As they say in Hollywood, “that’s a wrap.” We have officially finished our 2019 roster and now’s the time to take a well needed break. Well, sort of … We’re already well into working on 2020 events but wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of…

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“Winter Has Come.” For those of you who watched “Game of Thrones”, I’m sure you knew the connection immediately. This was the theme for Truebeck Construction’s annual year end party. I don’t know if I’ve ever seen that many men in fur capes. The party included winter/G.O.T. themed decor, a living wall with a custom.designed…

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