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Maggie and Andrew celebrated their marriage at Windham Manor in Windham, NY nestled in the Catskill Mountains. Windham Manor has a unique ceremony location, the Enchanted Forest, which was perfect for a private first look for the couple. After their first look, Maggie and Andrew took some portraits around the grounds until they found a […]

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Shannon and Josh chose The Sagamore Resort for their wedding weekend.  Shannon and Josh have been waiting for this day since Kindergarten. Yes, Kindergarten!  They met the first time when Shannon sat across Josh in class.  She knew right away that he was something special and that he was about to have a huge impact on her life.  They started their weekend with a dinner cruise on […]

Shannon & Josh- The Sagamore Resort

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Tina and Jothan had a gorgeous garden wedding set in the King’s Garden at Historic Fort Ticonderoga. The British are coming….no wait it’s the Bride and Groom!   Tina and Jothan were the sweetest couple as they mapped out their wishlist and day-of details!  While they hail from NYC they planned a fun upstate garden party for their guests […]

Tina & Jothan- King’s Garden

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Our 2024 wedding parties are looking for ways to identify and feel individual with their wedding day style.  Identical bridesmaid dresses for your wedding party are out, and the individual bridesmaid look is so totally in.   Here are some tips on how to make the most of this bridesmaid fashion trend and how to pull […]

Top Trends for Bridesmaids Dresses in 2024

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In the heart of June, amidst the lush greenery of Windham Manor, Caroline and Drew got married in a wedding that felt like a fairy tale come to life. Before the ceremony began, the couple shared an intimate moment, reading private vows to each other. As the sun filtered through the leaves, casting a warm […]

Caroline & Drew- Windham Manor

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Meet one of our couples that were about as close to love at first sight as you can get! Click here to read the New York Times article about how the couple met and the immediate connection they had that lead to them walking down the aisle <3 Jackie and Banks had a wedding truly […]

The New York Times Featured Wedding- Jackie & Banks

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Having closed out our 2023 wedding season, I wanted to share a few of my cool colorcombo favorites that I am looking forward to see in 2024! Now that winter is quickly approaching, I look to spring as my first floral colorcombination. Whites, blues, purples with hints of rose… it has always been a colorpalette […]

Trendy Color Combinations

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As the 2023 wedding season comes to a close and we continue with planning for our 2024 events, we are noticing a few trends that are sticking for the upcoming year! Color The trend I am seeing over and over again is COLOR! I cannot express how happy this makes me and our team. Color […]

Design Trends

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Emma and Gordon met as camp counselors at Forest Lake Camp. The day they got engaged they knew that is where they were going to start their life together as husband and wife.  Their day started off with heavy rain that looked like it was not going to go away, but just two minutes before […]

Emma & Gordon- Forest Lake Camp

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It’s November! The holiday season has begun. 🥂 For this years holiday parties here are the top trends we are seeing. 🥀 – Dark Ambiance Moody dinners are coming back. Low lighting and dark accents. Bring the elegant dining experience right into your own home. 🍾 – Flavored Champagne The new trend is to elevate […]

Holiday Parties!

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We had the pleasure of planning and coordinating Gabrielle and Travis’ wedding at The Old Daley on Crooked Lake.  Gabrielle and Travis have the cutest love story – they met in college and the day Travis walked Gabrielle home from work her mom knew they were destined for one another.  The rest is history! Their […]

Gabrielle and Travis- The Old Daley on Crooked Lake

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Pop Up Plan N’ Sip- All About Bridesmaid Dresses

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Here at WPP we love when our couples have the vision for installations. Whether it’s florals hanging from a chandelier, the way oriental rugs are placed down your aisle or the most perfect backdrop for your Mehndi, WPP will partner with the best vendors to execute the look and style of your most important day. […]

Installations and Design

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Shachi and Anthony celebrated their love twice in one day!  They first celebrated their day at Franklin Plaza honoring Shachi’s culture.  Friends and family from all over the world gathered to see Anthony arrive at the Hindu ceremony in a blue corvette.  When Shachi arrived there were many tears and smiles as she and Anthony saw each other for the first time that day.   After the first […]

Shachi & Anthony- Franklin Plaza

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One of the things that destination wedding couples have to consider is how to get legally married in the area they are planning to have their wedding.  In the United States marriage is a state law so couples who choose New York as their destination wedding location need to abide by New York State law […]

Getting Married in NY State

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Jennifer and Zach married each other outside at the Lodge at Saratoga Casino. With the harpist playing and staff on standby with umbrellas, the couple said, “I do”. The rain held off with some perfect timing and didn’t start until the second after the couple entered the reception tent.  Jennifer and Zach were an artistic couple with artistic friends. Some of their […]

Jennifer & Zachary- The Lodge at Saratoga Casino

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We had the pleasure of planning and coordinating Michelle and Morgan’s wedding at the Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs.  They had the most beautiful spring day.  Our hearts melted when they had their first look at their ceremony location.  It was the best reaction from a groom we had ever seen. It was so heartfelt, the vendors […]

Michelle & Morgan- Canfield Casino

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We all love a good party, and a wedding is no better place to show off your personality, style, and the way you like to have fun.  But we all know that the 5 hours of an average wedding is just too short a time for most people to celebrate.  After the formalities are over and […]

After Parties

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We know that between the nerves, the excitement, and the early morning celebrations with your wedding party that drinking water might not be high up on your list of priorities and to-do list. Who can blame you for focusing your attention to the fun parts?  Trust us, we get it! With the hotter months here we […]

Staying Hydrated on Your Wedding Day

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Check out Tracy and Daniel in Saratoga Bride’s current issue! Tracy and Daniel were married September 3rd, 2022 at The Mansion Inn in Rock City Falls. Our team enjoyed all of the details this couple put into their wedding. Between the King Louis chairs and benches for their ceremony, the live wedding painter and the […]

Saratoga Bride Featured Wedding- Tracy & Daniel

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When you want to bring the wow factor and showcase your unique style in your wedding a great place to focus on is in accent rentals.  Accent rentals are things like vintage lounge furniture, colored glassware, specialty signage, champagne walls, and neon lights.  Think minimal meets maximal in terms of usage as you can have […]

Accent Rentals

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One of our favorite things to do is collaborate on projects with our fellow vendors. We were able to get together with a team of creative minds and put together a spring styled photo shoot to give our couples some seasonal inspiration. Our in-house event designer, Margette, spent the day on scene while the pro team made magic happen. […]

Spring Styled Photo Shoot

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It’s not often we can get everyone we love together. Weddings tend to be the exception to the rule and we are finding more and more couples want to make the most of that time and turn their wedding day into a wedding weekend. Camp weddings seem to be one of the best ways to do that, and lucky […]

Top NY Summer Camp Wedding Venues

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Color theory is linked to psychology and the ability color has to affect a person’s mood, behavior and emotional responses. From your invitations, dress colors, linens, florals and accents, color helps carry your theme. Once I see a couple’s Pinterest board, I’m able to see the colors that they are most attracted to. I do […]

Color Theory Monochromatic Design

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One of the things we do with all of our couple’s is offer our help in writing their ceremony.  While some couples may hire a professional wedding officiant who will take care of this for them, there are a lot of couples who ask a family member or friend to officiate, and they come with […]

Structure and Timing of a Wedding Ceremony

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Check out another one of our couples in Saratoga Bride! Rakshitha and Christian were married June 12th of 2022 at Saratoga Springs City Center. A few of our planners and assistants had the pleasure of working this wedding. With the couple pulling off duel ceremonies, it was truly an eventful day full of love and celebrations. To read […]

Saratoga Bride Featured Wedding- Rakshitha and Christian

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Shannon had the pleasure of sitting down with The Times Union to share the 20 things about her. Not usually one to talk about herself, she shared all her traits that we have come to love and admire about her not only as a business owner, but as a friend. Follow this link in to […]

20 Things You Don’t Know About Me: Shannon Whitney Anson, Wedding Planner

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When discussing floral design with couples, I love to tell their story with flowers. Each and every wedding I help design, is truly unique to the couple I am working with at the time. While deciding what your florals and greenery will look like for the bridal party, ceremony and reception can seem daunting, it […]

Designing Your Tablescape with Florals

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Here in upstate NY, we love a good barn wedding! There are so many options to choose from and we wanted to show you a few that we find unique. Windham ManorThe Barn of Windham Manor is truly beautiful. This barn was built in 2019 with weddings in mind. You can comfortably seat at least […]

Top Upstate NY Barn Venues

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Wedding Planning Plus was established in April 2007, which means we are currently celebrating our 16th anniversary!  It’s wild to think about the early days when it was just me and a book about how to become a wedding planner (sad but true).  Now I lead a team of 15 planners, designers, and coordinators who […]

WPP’s Sweet 16!!

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Amy and Seth celebrated their marriage at the Promise Gardens of the Adirondacks in Athol, NY.  The grounds at this venue are decked out with stunning gardens, flowering shrubs, and blooms all around.  Amy and Seth were married on a June day where the weather and the landscape showed up for the occasion.  Amy and […]

Amy & Seth- The Promise Gardens of the Adirondacks

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Soaring gas prices, higher grocery bills, a shortage in paper products – we see it every day and it’s just starting to feel like the new norm. While we are still feeling the financial effects of the pandemic in our everyday lives we are also seeing expenses rise in the wedding world. So how is […]

How Is Inflation Impacting Your Wedding Budget?

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Raksitha and Christian went against the odds and held two weddings in one day.  It turned out to be one of the most memorable weddings for Alex and her 3 assistants.  Raksitha and Christian celebrate with an Indian ceremony in the morning, on the second floor of the Saratoga Springs City Center. They had a […]

Rakshitha & Christian- Saratoga City Center

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Most weddings follow a sense of tradition, but some couples like to go a little more offbeat… and we are here for it! See how we’ve helped couples bring their own unique alternative twist to the traditional wedding.  Let’s go to the drive-ins (and watch a love story)!This couple made their wedding their own! Not […]

Offbeat Weddings

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Your wedding stationary will be one of the first things you design for your event. I’m sharing some tips to help you along with this process! Save the DatesThe aesthetic for your save the dates can be similar to that of your invitation, or you can make them their own. Go ahead and make it […]

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Mood Boards

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Obviously we want your wedding to be a whole vibe. One of the things to factor into the feel of your day is how your food is served. Let’s break down your options! Plated Plated is considered to be the most traditional style of wedding catering. It’ll typically consist of an appetizer course and an […]

Feeding Your Guests: What’s Your Style?

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To speak on design, we asked our own in-house event designer what her thoughts are on weddings. Here is what Margette has to say! Design is such an important aspect to your big day because it is connected directly to the feeling your day will portray. I have always been a fan of the couple’s […]

Wedding Design

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Ariela and George met at a bar in Nantucket after George’s friend had spilled his drink on Ariela.  They instantly kicked it off and after a few short years, included us in their planning process for their wedding at the Crowne Plaza in Albany, formerly The Desmond Hotel.  They included their adorable puppy in their […]

Ariela & George- Crowne Plaza at Albany (The Desmond)

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We have partnered with Laura, the owner of Lily Saratoga, to give expert advice when it comes to purchasing wedding dresses! Here is what she has to say!! 1. Keep. An. Open Mind. We recently asked our past brides to give the upcoming 2023 & 2024 brides some shopping tips.  The #1 piece of advice we […]

Wedding Dresses

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This couple kicked off our 2022 wedding season on April 29, 2022! They began their big day at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany with a beautiful church ceremony.  After the ceremony they rode around Albany in a Rolls Royce enjoying time together as husband and wife. Their reception was held at Franklin […]

Gabriella & Nicholas- Franklin Plaza

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Save the Dates are a great way to ensure your guests keep your wedding date free. It can be anything from a magnet for their fridge, a card with a photo of the two of you on it, or just a little note to give them the details. No matter what, it’ll be something to […]

Save The Dates

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Cheers to your engagement!! 🥂 We want to help you keep the entire planning process as stress free as possible – and as on budget as you can. Knowing money can be one of the biggest stressors for a couple, let’s get your budget breakdown out of the way before you start anything else. First […]

What Is Your Budget Breakdown?

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Meg and Jon were married in a beautiful Lake George ceremony surrounded by friends and family at the Lake George Club. Meg and Jon wanted their wedding to be a classy celebration where family and friends could dress up to the nines and party the night away. Meg wore a beautiful silk gown that blew […]

Meg & Jon- Lake George Club

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You’re engaged and looking for a photographer? Today we wanted to bring you expert advice from Jessie Casey, to best assist your journey 📸 Here is what Jessie has to say:*When choosing a photographer always ask to see full galleries from real weddings and real engagement sessions.  Style shoots and Instagram posts are not at all […]

Engagement Shoots

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While old trends always tend to come back and new ideas pop up by the second, it can be hard to keep track of what’s on trend for the new wedding year.  Here in Upstate New York we are seeing these exciting trends for 2023 and these are a few of our faves. Wedding Day Flair Glam […]

2023 Wedding Trends In Upstate NY

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Pop the bubbly🥂, cue the happy tears, the hugs and the congratulations from your friends and family!!! The first few moments of an engagement include frenzied phone calls to loved ones and a belly chuck full of butterflies. But once the initial dizziness wears off and the confetti is cleaned from the floor, you may […]

Engaged… Now What?

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⭐️ Exciting news!! ⭐️ WPP now has an in-house Event Designer!! ⭐️ Introducing Margette Jobin, our in-house event designer who is taking our couples’ visions and ideas and making their design goals a truly magical reality. ✨​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Margette brings 30 years of event design experience to WPP and she is changing the game for our couple’s […]

Introducing WPP’s Event Designer

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We had the pleasure of coordinating Chelsie and Peter’s wedding at The Otesaga Resort in Cooperstown, NY.   They were married overlooking the lake on a breezy Saturday and they had an absolutely beautiful day.  A social media influencer, Chelsie was armed with some ammunition on the decor side of things, and she beautifully DIY’d all […]

Chelsie & Peter- The Otesaga Resort Hotel

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Julia Luckett Photography One of the most asked questions to us is how much our couples should tip their wedding vendors. While there are opinions in every direction, we like to share what we see done at weddings year after year. Here are some common tidbits we can pass along… Don’t feel like you have […]

Tipping Your Vendors

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When Keri and Steve met in college, they knew it was meant to be. Even though they had to reschedule from 2020 to 2021- their day was perfect on Keri’s family property amid the rolling hills of Brunswick, NY. When Steve proposed to Keri, they knew right away they were going to work with WPP- […]

Keri & Steve- Brunswick, NY

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