Store is now Closed.
We have many new gowns, dresses, shoes and accessories for sale.
We can still order invitations, shoes, accessories, etc.
Please contact us by email or phone if you have any questions.

Thank you,
Sylvia Measamer Hines
Company Owner

My name is Sylvia Measamer Hines and I started this company after I got married for the second time. I had been a widow for eight years and decided to have a fun wedding to thank all of the people who had helped me through some difficult times. It had been thirty years since I was married the first time and I had no idea how much stress and expense was involved. On top of all of that, there were hurricanes and the flood of the century hit our area. I realized how many things influence and add to the stress of planning a wedding.

I have worked with Brides and Grooms in the retail business helping them choose china, crystal, flatware, gifts for the home, invitations, and attendants gifts. I enjoyed spending the time and effort to see them accomplish what they wanted for their new life together. Then I saw these families after the wedding, when they were expecting a baby, and many expectant mothers preferred to choose clothes in motherhood maternity store.

When I started planning my wedding I began to realize how expensive everything was and how much stress was involved. I knew there had to be a better way. I began studying and received my Consultant Certification. After that I began doing research on planning all types of weddings. I read books, magazines, and articles on weddings, receptions, and parties. Then I began contacting companies and setting up accounts. I chose the companies that offered what Brides wanted and needed at a fair price. I work with the companies that give its dealers the best discount so that savings can be passed on to the customer. I designed a company that offers personal service to help you have "The Wedding of Your Dreams." My goal is to alleviate the stress and stay within the budget! I work with brides in my shop, by email, fax, and phone. I have brides and other customers all over the country. I now have former brides coming back to order their baby announcements! I look forward to hearing from you and helping you enjoy one of the happiest days of your life! I f you have any questions please contact me, I love to talk about Weddings!

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