Saturday, March 29, 2008

Southern Wedding Style Magazine Premiere PRIZES

Purchase your drawing tickets on or at the event on April 1 (Tuesday!) from 7-10pm at MySpayce Event Place in downtown Pensacola. Tickets are only $10 and the winner does not need to be present to win. Proceeds benefit the Zoo Northwest Florida!

Grand Prize: A Diamond Wedding Band from Rock Hard Designs

  • Additional Prizes: Signed Copy of Mindy Weiss’ New Book, The Wedding Book- HOT off the press... we are the first people to receive the book in the US!
  • Signed Copy of Jung Lee’s Book F├ęte: The Wedding Experience
  • Signed Copy of Tara Guerard’s Book, Southern Weddings
  • Engagement Photo Session by A Thousand Words Photography ($500 value)
  • Portrait Session by Rae Leytham Photography ($250 value)
  • Photo Session (up to fours hours) by At First Sight Photography ($200 value)
  • Picnic Basket for 2 filled with bottle of champagne, chicken salad, fresh fruit, cheese and crackers, and chocolate dipped strawberries ($125 value); donated by Portabello Market
  • Cooking Class Tickets from Distinctive Kitchens
  • 2 Tickets for Eat! Wine Dinner April 4
  • Large Southwestern Cheesecake ($60 value); donated by Classic City Catering
  • Hand Painted MarieBell Chocolates; donated by Susan Campbell Jewelry
  • Signed Copy of Chef Lee’s Cook Book
  • “Love Never Fails” 8x10 Framed Wedding Gift; donated by Calligraphy by Debi
  • Two Hours of Wedding Planning with Bliss Event Group Wedding Producer, Erica Richards
  • Two Hours of Wedding Planning with Bliss Event Group Wedding Producer, Leah Harrison

more to come...

See you Tuesday!

Thursday, March 27, 2008

A Big Week for Bliss

This morning was the beginning of our press run for the premiere of Southern Wedding Style Magazine. We had a fantastic time on Channel 3 and the segment was a huge hit! Monday night, watch for us on YaddaYadda at 9pm on Blab TV. We had some new press pics taken by the fabulous Wesley and Rae Leytham. Here's a sneak peak-

And we have some very exciting news! As if the chance to win a diamond wedding band weren't enough, there are MORE fantastic prizes to win! If you aren't the lucky winner of the diamond wedding band from Rock Hard Designs, you could win ... check back tomorrow for the big announcement!

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

WEAR TV 3 tomorrow!

Tune in tomorrow to WEAR TV 3 for the mid-morning show with Sue Straughn. SWS Editors and Bliss wedding producers Lara, Danielle, Leah and Erica will be interviewed about the premiere of the South's hottest new wedding magazine! Stay tuned...

Thursday, March 20, 2008

The Event of the Year!

Everyone wants to know, so here's a rundown of what's in store for the April 1st Southern Wedding Style Magazine Premiere Event & Bridal Showcase

Tuesday April 1 . 7-10pm . Cocktail Attire . MySpayce Event Space 212 East Garden Street, Pensacola Florida . Mark your calendars- you do not want to miss this RED CARPET EVENT!

Wine, Dine, and Dance the night away! FREE

* Gotham Catering as well as all of the top local caterers will be creating a feast for the evening! Yes, it's FREE!
* NWFL Valet will be offering complementary valet.... you can't walk too far in those Jimmy Choo's ladies!
* Betty Weber Couture Cakes is creating THE cake. I have seen the sketch- it's phenomenal.
* Joe Occhipinti's Big Band and Orchestra will be playing all evening. They are also bringing professional dancers with them a la "Dancing With the Stars."
* Bliss Event Group has designed the entire event and has several surprises in store.
* BBJ Linens will be dressing the tables to the nines.
* Marble Slab Creamery will be serving fresh ice cream in a special SWS flavor.
* Kent's Special Events has graciously provided us with everything from modern square dinner plates to the red carpet.
* Richie's East Liquors will be serving signature SWS drinks.
* The NWFL Zoo is bringing a bevy of wild animals to help us raise support for their fantastic facility in Gulf Breeze. Proceeds from our Diamond Wedding Band Drawing will benefit the Zoo.
* Kebbie Hollingsworth AIFD is creating a floral fantasy (top secret!)
* and Rock Hard Designs is giving away a DIAMOND WEDDING BAND!

As if that wasn't enough.... The SWS Premiere Event will feature the work of Preston Bailey, Mindy Weiss, Tara Guerard of Soiree Charleston, Modern Bride's Michelle Rago, Legendary Event's Tony Conway, "Who's Wedding is it Anyway"'s Jung Lee, Author of The Five Love Languages Gary Chapman, Sarah Smiley. Meet the South's top event pros: Rae Leytham Photography, Cook Images, At First Sight Photography, East Hill Photography, Salter Photography, Sweet Creations by Sharon, North Hill Chair Covers, Susan Campbell Jewelry, Classic City Catering, A Thousand Words Photography, All About Catering, Calligraphy by Debi, Dine by Design Catering, Distinctive Kitchens, Portabello Market Catering, Big Sexy Foods, Fiore of Pensacola Gardens and Events, Southern Floral Traditions, and many more!

Win a DIAMOND WEDDING BAND from Rock Hard Designs and walk the red carpet at this ELITE BRIDAL EVENT

Drawing tickets only $10. Buy More and SAVE: 5 tickets $45, 10 tickets $85, 20 tickets $160, 50 tickets $400. PURCHASE TICKETS

Drawing Proceeds Benefit the Zoo Northwest Florida . No Limit on Ticket Purchases . Winner Does NOT Need to be Present to Win . PURCHASE TICKETS

Monday, March 17, 2008

SWS Billboard!

Drive down Cervantes in Downtown Pensacola, Florida to see the SWS digital billboard! Congratulations to Bliss Bride, Natalie (Henderson) Pollard for being featured on the gigantic ad!

*photograph of Natalie by Cook Images*

Sunday, March 09, 2008

You're Invited to the Event of the Year!

Southern Wedding Style Magazine's Premiere Event and Bridal Showcase is going to be FABULOUS! Dinner, Dancing, meeting the south's top wedding pro's, and the chance to win a diamond wedding band... we're there! This red carpet affair is FREE~ See you April 1st! Go to to buy your drawing tickets for the diamond band. Proceeds benefit the Zoo Northwest Florida, so start buying!
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Saturday, March 08, 2008

OK, we RARELY post things like this, but here is a Bliss secret...! This site has everything fabulous for your big day! Here are some of our favorite finds from InkyPink...

Friday, March 07, 2008

Laura & Matt - WPJA win!

Dan and Anne Almasy shot our May 5th wedding and this pic placed in the WPJA awards! Check out Almasy's BLOG for all the details. Congrats Dan & Anne and Laura & Matt!