5 REASONS TO RENT

Planning a wedding can be such a fun process! When the planning begins there is so much excitement, and there are certain things that come to mind right away of what you need. You’re going to need your dress, your venue, your cake, and you definitely wouldn’t imagine having your wedding without hiring a photographer to capture all of the special moments! But what about a rental company? Have you considered how a boutique rental company can serve you on your wedding day? I’m here to ...

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Alternatives to Wedding Traditions

While planning your wedding you’ll face many decisions, including which traditions and wedding trends to include. If you feel like certain traditions aren’t your style, here are a list of alternatives you can do instead: Let’s start with one of the most iconic traditions on the wedding day: the bride walking down the aisle. Lauren Greenberg Photography While most couples choose for the bride’s father to walk her down the aisle, this isn’t always the choice that ...

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Plastic Spoons and Pastels

For Sydney and Nate Lambert, it was not love at first sight. When Sydney’s mother and sister initially saw Nate at the church they all attended, both ladies swore that he was the man Sydney would marry. Sydney was rather interested in him from the start. Nate was nice and undeniably handsome. Little did she know, Nate’s sister was convinced of the same idea that the two were meant to be. Nate, on the other hand, did not think he was Sydney's "type." As Sydney saw more of Nate while ...

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Sweet Memories

Tori and Zach Carr have been married for more than a year,  but their big day and the years leading up to it are clear, sweet memories for them both. They met at a small get-together in January, 2016, when they were both college students. She went to a party with a friend. Her friend’s date brought Zach and Zach’s cousin. Tori spent some time talking to the more outgoing cousin, but quiet Zach was nearby. It took another group date to really break the ice, but then “Zach ...

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Boy Gets Girl…At Last

For Emma Chilton, summer 2009 was a normal break from school in Springfield, Mo., off to Happy Hollow Bible Camp in nearby Strafford, having fun with her 7th grade friends. However, for Nixa 8th-grader Christian Witt, that summer at Happy Hollow was different. He saw the one…and she had no idea he was there.Fast forward to 2015, Harding College in Searcy, Ark., Emma is a sophomore sitting in Chemistry class. Christian, a junior at Harding, is in the seat behind her! He is still too shy ...

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The Wedding Cake and more….

Congratulations, you are getting married.  Let the planning begin.  So many times, the list of things to do gets overwhelming: the date, the venue, the dress, the flowers, the wedding party, the invitations, the catering, the decor and oh yes, the cake and desserts.  Smallcakes Joplin is ready to make your wedding cake dreams come true. Some things we will discuss: What do we want our cake to look like?What do we want our cake to taste like?Do we want other desserts ...

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Darling Shower Inspiration & Co.

Wedding Shower Theme Ideas Weddings are incredibly special events – everything is meticulously planned around a celebration of the love between two people. While the significance of bridal showers appears pale in comparison to a wedding, however, they can be almost as important as the wedding. Usually planned by those closest to the bride-to-be – the Maid of Honor and the other Bridesmaids, for example – bridal showers are an opportunity for the family and friends of the bride-to-be ...

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Live Events Missouri—Where Experience is Everything!

We believe that each client and guest should be treated with respect. We guarantee genuine, award winning customer service throughout the planning process as well as the duration of your event. One of the most memorable celebrations in a person’s life...a wedding reception should be as one-of-a-kind as the wedding couple. Only the best DJs truly pull it off, and Live Events Missouri is the leading expert in creating ideal wedding experiences. This is proven by all of the 5 star ...

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What to Consider When Choosing a Wedding Venue

When planning a wedding, the MOST important decision you can make is WHO to marry. Next on the list, however, is WHERE to marry. That’s right, finding the ideal venue can be a real chore, as there are LOTS of things to consider. Here are our top five priorities we suggest couples consider when searching for that perfect place to tie the knot. Availability and Physical Space First of all, is the venue you’re interested in available? It’s not uncommon for popular venues to ...

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FIVE MUST HAVE ITEMS IN YOUR BRIDAL SUITE FROM A PRO MAKEUP ARTIST

Every great bridal makeup artist or hairstylist carries in their kit a secret magical bag we at Gloss like to call our “save the day” kit. Mine has certainly grown over the years as I’ve gained the experience of hundreds of weddings and events under my belt, but I’m here to share with you the top 5 things I would never show up to a wedding without! Scissors! I can not tell you how many times my team and I  have loaned our scissors to a desperate bride in need. There are ...

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