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Tomorrow is the day!  We’re sharing some really exciting news and some awesome new services to help all you engaged couples.  So, don’t forget to come back tomorrow, you won’t want to miss it!

Jul 27, 2015 by Jamie Chang

Wedding Tip from the Pros: Make sure you understand the setup times at your venue

Before you book any vendors, make sure you understand the venue’s setup and breakdown timeframes.  Every venue operates differently and varies on what and when they will allow vendors onsite.  Make sure you know this information before you finalize any other vendors because it will affect scheduling, manpower needed and what is doable in the time frame you have. And planning for this ahead of time will prevent any possible conflicts down the road.

This is an actual photo of me in mid-setup for a Hawaii destination wedding

(Photo credit: Christie Pham Photography)

We’ve got some big news to share!  Check back next week for all the details.

Jul 24, 2015 by Jamie Chang

It’s always such fun reminiscing about our couples and their weddings, all the memorable moments and the cools things we created for them.  One of the items I’m fond of is doing things in different and unexpected ways. Many couples think about a backdrop for their ceremony, but what about for their reception?

For this destination wedding in Hawaii, we created a simple, but beautiful, light and airy backdrop that was situated behind the couple’s table during dinner and then was also used for their ceremony at night.  At night you say?  Yup, we did a ceremony at night too and it was great!

(Photo credit: What a Day! Photography)

Did you hear?  We’ve got some really exciting news that we can’t wait to share with you!  Stay tuned to hear all about it!

Jul 23, 2015 by Jamie Chang


Jamie Chang

Freshly picked is a blog of tasty morsels to inspire, amuse, encourage, excite and help make your life easier. We share wedding planning, travel and design tips and inspiration and anything else that tickles our fancy.

Jamie Chang is the owner and wedding planning maven at
Mango Muse Events, a boutique event planning and design firm specializing in customized destination weddings and social occasions. Mango Muse Events is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and orchestrates events all over the world.

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