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Welcome to our wedding & event planning blog! We offer valuable advice and inspiration for planning your wedding or event with heart and with soul. Welcome to our wedding & event planning blog! We offer valuable advice and inspiration for planning your wedding or event with heart and with soul.




When your wedding has the most gorgeous flowers, created by the talented team at Sarah Khan Event Styling and Design, you step back to soak it all in. The colors of these gorgeous blooms felt so rich that they looked like silk.

Wedding Day Flowers by Sarah Khan Event Styling


When it comes to an elevated wedding design, unique chairs tend to be overlooked. We try to incorporate gorgeous chairs into the wedding design from the very beginning.

How to Use Unique Chairs to Create an Elevated Wedding Day Design


Hi there Friends, Last week was “wedding week” on the DC News Now lifestyle show called, “Living Local DMV.”  This show can be found on the DCW50 network. I had the pleasure and honor of being a guest on the show, and I was interviewed by the show’s host, Charis Gomez to discuss 2023 wedding […]

Featured on the DC News Now show “Living Local DMV”


There are many unique ways to incorporate drapery into your wedding day design. We can help you use it to create a canopy or a fun and unique backdrop.

Unique Ways to Display Wedding Day Drapery

Hanging Wedding Flowers. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Delicate flowers hanging over the bride and groom’s wedding dinner table is one of our favorite type of floral installations. And we still love this one, created by Nature of Design, from our couple’s summer wedding at the Potomac View Terrace last year. Love and Soul Always, Kawania Photography: Love Life Images

Hanging Wedding Flowers Over A Dinner Reception Table

Howerton+Wooten Events Destination Wedding in Washington DC

Last year, my team and I had the honor of taking care of a destination wedding weekend at the Potomac View Terrace in Washington DC for a sweet Howerton+Wooten Events couple who lives in Europe.  Their wedding guest list included 30 children (yes 30) from Europe, the US and Asia. So, we partnered with Elegant […]

How We Made 30 Children Feel Welcome at a Washington DC Wedding Weekend


Happy Wedding Wednesday Friends! Today, I am showing off the wedding of our incredibly sweet and kind couple, Ashley and Andrew.  This sweet couple got married at the Fairmont Hotel, located on the cusp of Georgetown in Washington, DC. Ashley wore a gorgeous, lace ballgown from the Love Couture Bridal Salon, located in Potomac, Maryland.  Her […]

Wedding Day Love for Ashley and Andrew


  Today, we feel so blessed to show some love to the wedding of a Howerton+Wooten Events couple!  Kristie and Andrew were married at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, DC a couple of years ago, but we neglected to showcase their wedding day! (We are fixing that now!) Andrew’s tuxedo was actually the same […]

Wedding Day Love for Kristie and Andrew


Not too long ago, we shared that our couple, Tai and Calvin’s, wedding was featured in the latest issue of MunaLuchi Bride Magazine.  Today, it’s our turn to showcase their wedding (captured by Documentary Associates Photography)! Tai and Calvin chose the Carnegie Institution for Science for their wedding day — Because of family connections, this venue has […]

Wedding Day Love for Tai and Calvin