Real Wedding Allison and Ryan May 2016

Kicking off the 2016 Wedding Season was Allison and Ryan! We started the day at the Ethan Allen Inn, moved to the Lover’s Leap Bridge in New Milford, and then off to the Fox Hill Inn in Brookfield for the Wedding Ceremony and Reception.  I loved working with this couple, as they gave me the honor of not only being their Justice of the Peace but also their Wedding Planner, which was super fun as they allowed their one of kind personalities to be reflected in their ceremony and party! I also adored the Bride’s Style, she looked amazing and

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Why to use a Travel Agent for your Honeymoon

We had the opportunity to sit down with Noël Zanvettor, Travel Consultant at Noël 4 Travel, LLC (an affiliate of The Travel Connection, LLC) to talk about utilizing a travel agent to book your honeymoon. Read below to see what she had to say! In March of 2016 I had the privilege to meet Noël for the first time. We started talking and I knew I had to ask her to share with my blog readers her advice for honeymoon planning so here we go… Why should you use a travel agent to book your honeymoon? Travel agents have connections at so many

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Why to Hire a Wedding Planner – straight from a 2016 Bride

As a wedding and event planner I am often asked- “Why should I hire you, my venue has a planner!” or “Why should I hire you I am great at DIY projects and plan great parties all the time.”  I have my opinion on this subject but I thought I would share with you some thoughts from a current client. We are in the process of planning her 2016 September Wedding and here is what she had to say about working with a planner/designer. I am a 2016 bride-to-be and the best decision I have made is hiring a wedding planner/designer. I wanted to

Categories: Beach Wedding, Black Tie Wedding, Chic, Connecticut Wedding, DIY Bride, Favors & Design, Justice of the Peace, Wedding Design, and Wedding Planning.

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Wedding Insurance

  First of all, did you know such a thing even existed? Today you can not only get insurance on your wedding, but any type of event! The cost is truly nominal and there are great companies that you already know of and may work with for your home, auto, and business insurance that offer these packages as well! Wedding insurance can help you with a variety of potential complications- here are just a few:   Liability Insurance Liability insurance can be an optional coverage for property damage, or bodily injury, and personal injuries to third parties at the location of your event. Although it sounds

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Your Wedding Details – have fun! On the set of CT STYLE with Teresa Dufour and Ryan Krisafer!

Check out some of the fun we had recently during wedding week on CT STYLE on WTNH, Thursday, April 7, 2016! We created an amazing amount of wedding details to share on air – we hope you enjoy! Remember CCBL offers A La Carte Services and can help you create one of a kind looks for you wedding or party.  Place Cards It is important to remember you don’t always have to have a folded piece of paper for your place card! There are some many fun ways to stay true to your theme! From plexi glass, and wooden tree branches

Categories: Chic, DIY Bride, Favors & Design, Outdoor Wedding, Rustic, Shoreline Wedding, Theme Wedding, and Wedding Planning.

My 5 Hottest Wedding Trends in Connecticut

  The wedding industry is constantly changing and it can appear hard to keep up. That’s why at Creative Concepts by Lisa, we explain to our clients that the best part of planning your wedding today is that there are no rules. Be yourself, celebrate your sense of style and have fun. Here are 5 of our favorite trends to share with you, that we were lucky enough to share with New Haven Register Lifestyle!   1. The First Look My biggest suggestion to all my clients today comes to the wedding photography, and is called the First Look! Gone are the

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Your Cultural Affair

When working with Mehreen and Jonathan, they wanted to celebrate both their families and their cultural upbringings. Mehreen, the bride, was born and raised by a Pakistani Family here in the United States, and Jonathan, the groom, was raised on Long Island, NY by a Jewish Family. They were able to provide an amazing weekend of events full of love, culture, music and food, and of course, the bringing together of two families.  Friday evening the families were treated to a traditional Pakistani Wedding Ceremony, and then the weekend continued on Sunday where Creative Concepts was lucky enough to be their planner

Categories: Cultural Wedding, Favors & Design, Justice of the Peace, Outdoor Wedding, and Wedding Planning.

Your 4th of July Wedding, with a twist!

When planning a 4th of July wedding, Laura and Jeremy wanted to create a special day to remember! With guests coming from far and wide, this couple truly gave them all a one of kind experience with their rehearsal dinner, accommodations, and brunch at the famous Griswold Inn in Essex, CT.  Their Wedding Ceremony was surrounded by historic steam trains at the Essex Steam Train, and then it was ALL ABOARD with a 45 minute trip up the shoreline to Deep River for their tangerine and chevron inspired wedding at the Lace Factory! The end of the night was capped off

Categories: DIY Bride, Favors & Design, Holiday Wedding, Outdoor Wedding, Rustic, Shoreline Wedding, Theme Wedding, and Wedding Planning.

Your Post-Destination Reception

The destination wedding has become a popular option for couples looking for the exotic, but as Danielle and Angelo realized, their family and friends that can’t attend truly want a chance to celebrate by your side! This event for Danielle and Angelo was a 5 hour cocktail celebration at Lounsbury House in Ridgefield, CT. The mansion is a perfect location for a cocktail party – with a grand staircase, oversized farmers porch, and stunning wood work throughout, we created a classic event for all to share! Photography Captured by Angela Maria Photography.               Event

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Your Tent Wedding

When couples consider a tent wedding, it is often with the thought that it is in an inexpensive way to go. What they tend to forget is the time and effort that goes into such an undertaking, and how it is critical to have a planner/designer lead the charge on this special day! With an incredible relationship with Chase Canopy Company I wanted to highlight just a few of our favorite looks. From the more simple to the more ornate, your wedding dreams can come true right in your backyard, when you have the right team to make it happen!

Categories: Chic, DIY Bride, Favors & Design, Justice of the Peace, Outdoor Wedding, Shoreline Wedding, Tent Wedding, Uncategorized, and Wedding Planning.