Wedding DIY Series: Hotel Door Hangers

We included custom made “Do Not Disturb” door hangers in our Welcome Gift bags for our wedding guests. Just  a little something hand made to make them feel welcome.  Continue reading


Wedding DIY Series: Reception Dinner Menus

As you probably already know….we got married! Our colors were burgundy/maroon, gold, and ivory. I decided to be a #DIYBride and do some of the reception decor myself. We ended up doing the doing the menus, signs, and table numbers. Continue reading

Thank you!

Thank you to our vendors: Our wedding planner turned friend, Ebony Sparkes- Sparkling Events & Designs, LLC. who we’ve been working with for over a year, Keba – Cherry Blossom Bridal who listened to what I wanted in a dress and brought down the perfect one, Nana Hemaa – for the beautifulKENTE -OKE Fabric for me and my bridesmaids for the traditional ceremony, Nana Kwame – Performing Arts Center for African Cultures who shared my Ghanaian culture with many on both days with amazing drummers and dancers, Asa – By Asa Photography who stayed with us for 2 days straight taking breathtaking pictures, Folasade Asaya from Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle who was super sweet and more than helpful, April –Cherry Blossom String Quartet who set the tone for the beautiful ceremony, Ayesha – Salon Derche for my beautiful hairstyle, Andrea Daise for my outstanding and extraordinary makeup on both days, Fresh – Fresh Bakes who turned my vision and ruffled rosettes from my dress into a reality, Maryam – Maryam Flowers Bridal who made the most awesome bouquet and arrangements, Taylor from ArtsGroup Photography and Cinema who recorded everything…even Harvey talking and giving advice to the camera lol, The Exclusives Band who kicked it old school and did a soul train line with us and gave the best live performance I’ve ever seen, and to Rebecca – The Sunset Room by Wolfgang Puck who worked with all of our changes and created the reception we always wanted.

THANK YOU AGAIN to everyone!!!