64 posts by Metropolitan Bride

Top 8 Overlooked Moments That Can Take Your Wedding From Simple To Unforgettable

When planning a memorable wedding reception that’s full of laughter and excitement, you may have already considered the big moments, such as your First Dance or Grand Exit. However, there are usually a few occasionally overlooked, but critically important, moments that you might not have thought of yet that could take your event from simple and traditional to ultra engaging and impactful! The premium DJs and Event Hosts from Elevate Entertainment reveal 8 exclusive tips to make sure your ...

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Wedding Insurance – Are You In?

You need insurance for your car and your house, but do you need it for your wedding? You may already be saying “I do!” If not, take a look at how wedding insurance can be beneficial and see if it’s right for you. wedding insurance basics  The first question you might be asking is, "What exactly is wedding insurance?" In simplest terms, it offers reimbursement on investments you’ve made in the planning of your wedding (should anything go wrong). This includes your ...

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Top 5 Things You should Know About Planning A Wedding During a Global Pandemic

To all brides who had a wedding planned for this spring; I am sincerely sorry.  This is an unprecedented crisis, and we have all had to put our lives on hold, but most of us haven’t been planning the biggest day of our life during it! Now we have to postpone and start all over...are you kidding me?   Keep your heads up and think of it this way, you get more time to plan and make sure to get all the details exactly how you want them.  Remember, nobody blames you!   S...

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Getting to Know BSharp Entertainment

BSharp Entertainment has been one of Springfield, Branson and NW Arkansas’s highest rated entertainment companies for over a decade! As a full service entertainment company that has the EXPERIENCE and KNOWLEDGE to help ANY couple bring their ceremony and reception playlist to fruition and we don’t stop there. We aren’t only going to make your background music as magical as you can imagine, but we also move your family and friends around while the couple and the families get to enjoy ...

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4 Ways To Handle Uneven Guest Lists For Your Wedding

You and your spouse-to-be have each finished compiling the lists of family and friends that you know would not want to miss your big day. You’ve finally picked out your wedding parties, and y’all are ready to inform the caterer when… You get self-conscious. Why is their list four times as long as yours? There are any number of situations that can cause an uneven number of wedding guests for each of the newlyweds, especially in these tumultuous times. Treasure each person who is ...

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Bridal Beauty Trends 2020

Ahhh... planning for the big day! So much to think about, so much to keep track of and so many, many hours spent on Pinterest finding allll the beautiful bridal inspirations. Listen, I know you've got a lot on your mind but we're going to take a second to chat about all things Bridal Beauty. There is a whole wild world of beauty and it can get really overwhelming for anyone, even the most makeup savvy of us. I'm going to pinpoint a couple of major trends in the Bridal Beauty world to ...

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The “Minimony” And Why You Should Embrace It

In the wake of COVID-19, couples planning a big wedding have had to stop and rethink the idea.  For some, COVID-19 hit right as their dream wedding was fast approaching.  This meant for many that it was too late to cancel it and still recoup the thousands of dollars in deposits they had put down.  The restrictions on gatherings made it impossible to carry on with some of those big March/April/May weddings.  Thus the "minimony" was born! What is a minimony you ask?  It’s ...

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The Atrium – Metropolitan Weddings Featured Venue

Putting the YOU in Your Wedding From the moment you get engaged, the flood of questions comes at you. “When’s the wedding?? Where’s the wedding?? Will you do this?? Will you do that?” Then your head spins and you start getting pulled along with the current. But guess what… it’s 2020 and there are no rules! The world is doing whatever it wants, and so can you!  Jessica YahnJessica Yahn Odds are, you’re not a wedding expert and this is your first time diving into ...

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Sparrow Lane Wedding & Event Center – Metropolitan Weddings Featured Venue

Be among the first to be married at Sparrow Lane's full service wedding and event center. Sparrow Lane has four different buildings making it uniquely perfect for anything from lavish to elopements. Of the four buildings, there is a chapel that can hold up to 200 guests and a barn that hosts up to 280. If you love the great outdoors, there are three stunning outside locations for ceremonies as well.  The other two buildings are quaint cottages complete with full bathrooms and ...

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The Barn at Bear Ridge – Metropolitan Weddings Featured Venue

A dream comes to life with an authentic post & beam, all wood barn. Trish and Brett dreamed of a barn nestled in the Mark Twain National Forest that would be new construction with all the amenities...but still have an old barn feel. Building The Barn at Bear Ridge is a dream come true for them. It is perfect for your rustic, country or upscale wedding. It could be a place for a family celebration, school prom, graduation or somewhere to renew your wedding vows!  It is easily ...

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