Work Less AND Book More Clients

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Want to book more clients in less time? You can, with HoneyBook. HoneyBook is the all-in-one solution for you to get back to the creative work you love — which is, after all, why your clients are booking you in the first place. HoneyBook enables you to send proposals, agreements and invoices — complete with your personal branding — to your clients within minutes. You can also use HoneyBook to collaborate with your clients and favorite vendors in one easy place.
Here’s how it works

  1. Booking: Send custom proposals and agreements within minutes.
  2. Collaborating: Communicate with your client & other vendors about the details.
  3. Paying: Set automatic payment reminders & take online payments.

HoneyBook takes all of those mind-numbing tasks that monopolize your time as a small business owner, allowing you to focus on doing what you do best. It features customer-branded agreements, digital signatures, online payments, automated reminders, and downloadable monthly metrics.

Eliminate paperwork. Create magic. Click to find out more about HoneyBook today!

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06.29.15 / Featured, New Sponsor Blog

Find Your Dream Wedding Location with VenueFinder

We know how hard it can be to come across that perfect location for your wedding–one may be too small, another may be too grand. One may be too far out of the way, while another simply just doesn’t feel like you. For all of our brides and grooms searching for an amazing venue, look no further than our newest sponsor, VenueFinder.

VenueFinder is an online resource dedicated to sourcing the best venues for weddings, conferences, and events. With over 15,000 international venues listed, the comprehensive, award-winning and completely free listing service streamlines your booking process. Depending on what you’re looking for, you can easily search by location, room specifics, maximum capacities, rates and so on, and you’ll receive a list of venues that fit your requirements.

Registrations is free, quick and painless–just add some basic details and within seconds you will have access to the venue database. Even better, VenueFinder also provides a free venue finding service  from a team of experts. Their knowledgeable agents specialise in finding the perfect setting for your event and negotiating rates to get you the best deals.

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06.27.15 / Featured, New Sponsor Blog

How to Fold a Pocket Square

Earlier today, we answered the number one question we get from grooms: “how to tie a bow tie,” and now we’re going to tackle a simpler but equally important task- how to fold a pocket square. A pocket square is the perfect finishing touch to a sharp suit, but the key is to fold it and place it properly. Keep reading for the step-by-step.



The Classic Fold:

1. Start with the pocket square laying flat.

2. Fold one side over to the other side lengthwise.

3. Fold the bottom up to meet the top.

4. Fold lengthwise again to match the width of your breast pocket.

Photography: Ashley Sawtelle | Styling: Ashley Sawtelle & Ali Fortunato | Boutonniere: Ali Fortunato | Hair Styling: Liz Burns of Goldie & Bob


06.26.15 / DIY Wedding Blog, DIY Weddings, Featured

How to Tie a Bow Tie

Being in the wedding industry, we meet a lot of brides, and just as many clueless grooms. We often see grooms wandering around looking for help with their bow ties, cuffs, and pocket squares with nervous hands twitching and moving about. For all of you grooms, or you brides looking to help out your main man, we’re here to help with a quick and easy step-by-step on how to tie a bow tie and later today, how to fold a pocket square! Keep reading for the instructions.


1. Start with the left end 1 1/2″ longer than the right end.

2. Slip the short end under the long end.

3. Pull the longer end over and under to create a knot.

4. Now form shorter end into a bow by doubling up shorter end and placing it across the collar points.

5. Hold this front loop with your thumb and forefinger of your left hand. Drop long end down over front.

6. Place forefinger pointing up, on bottom half of hanging part. Pass up behind front loop.

6. Poke resulting loop through the knot behind the front loop. Tighten until the ends are even.

Photography: Ashley Sawtelle | Styling: Ashley Sawtelle & Ali Fortunato | Boutonniere: Ali Fortunato | Hair Styling: Liz Burns of Goldie & Bob

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06.26.15 / DIY Wedding Blog, DIY Weddings, Featured