One Amazing Wedding

I love helping couples plan their weddings.  This particular wedding was so much fun.  The couple were very in love. The groom worked in Afghanistan so he was not around much through the process.  He was only in the States for a few weeks a year.  It was very hard on...

How to Reduce your Wedding Costs

If a couple is trying to lower their wedding expenses, they will first need to zoom in on what are the 3 most important areas of their wedding. Where do they want to spend most of their budget? If it's photography, atmosphere, and food, then they need to put them high...

What’s the Biggest Overlooked Wedding Expense?

I was recently approached by PeachTree Financial Solutions about contributing to their article "4 Overlooked Wedding Costs."  Weddings are labor intensive, and whether the couple does the labor themselves, or they hire it out, it costs. From set up to take down and...

Love is in the Air at Ceylon Blu

It's that time of year for couples to express their love for each other. Be sure to stop by Ceylon Blu Wedding & Event Design Studio to see our lovely Valentine's display and get some great ideas for how to plan a romantic Valentine's Day with your special...

Enter our wedding giveaway through Facebook

We're excited to offer a wedding giveaway on our Facebook page! Our giveawy is now over. Thanks to everyone that entered! The next 200 likes for Ceylon Blu will be automatically entered to win: -$200 off Wedding Planning from Ceylon Blu! -$150 off at Bend Wedding and...

A fun wedding favor idea for sunny Central Oregon

  With over 300 days of sun year, Central Oregon attracts many destination weddings.  We saw this fun idea for wedding favors on Pinterest and thought sunglasses would be great for those sunny days of Central...

Wedding Day Etiquette – #stayoffyourphone

It's your wedding day, and you're surrounded by your closest friends and family who have come to celebrate with you.  Wedding etiquette says not to mess that up by being glued to your phone or tablet all day.  So how do you enjoy your day and be in the moment but stay...

Ceylon Blu on KTVZ – DIY Centerpieces

Melissa Vandenbroucke drops by myWindow on KTVZ to talk with Mackenzie Wilson again.  This time Melissa talks about how to create great centerpieces on your own for your wedding.  Contact Ceylon Blu today and see what other great tips Melissa has for your next wedding...

Ceylon Blu on KTVZ – DIY Name Tags

Melissa Vandenbroucke, owner of Ceylon Blu, visits with Mackenzie Wilson on the KTVZ tv show myWindow. In this episode, Melissa shows Kristi how easy and creative DIY wedding name tags can be. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai4qtTmSGUA

Choosing a Florist-What to Expect?

Do you know what to expect from your florist? Choosing any vendors for a wedding or event can be hard. But, a floral designer is particularly hard because the flowers are such a personal thing and very much reflect you and your tastes. Here are some things to...