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Same Sex Wedding in Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic

Fernando and Kevin’s wedding in Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic, was a wonderful mix of minimalism, modernism and so so so much style! These kind, amiable, sensible and fashion forward grooms had our hearts at hello. You have to see this!

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Like many metropolitan areas, Washington, DC is a hub for busy professionals who probably spend more time commuting or at work than they do at home. They strive to balance their jobs, working out, personal relationships, keeping a clean home, getting enough sleep, and the list goes on (and on). Throw an engagement into the […]

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When you think of D.C., one of the first things that likely comes to mind – aside from the iconic monuments – are its rich plethora of museums. This is where the Smithsonian Institution calls its home, after all – over a dozen world-class buildings steeped in culture and history, open to the public to […]

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If you can believe it, Claire Durán Weddings and Events turned 5 years old in October! Sometimes we look back and think, where did the time go?! And other times we can’t believe that it’s only been five years. The amount we have been able to both envision and accomplish in these past several years brings […]

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Natalie and Parker got to us as a referral of our uber talented friend (and almost CDWE team member), Asia Pimentel. Once we connected, from the first call I knew we were going to have lots of fun planning and designing their wedding. They were getting married at one of our favorite venues all around, Casa […]

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We just love a classic Washington, DC wedding! Katy & Taylor’s wedding this past Summer was exactly that. Celebrated with a ceremony at the St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, photos at the Jefferson Memorial and reception at Capitol View at 400, these two really showed their guests some of DC’s beauty. Even though life has taken […]

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You’ve found your perfect romantic match. Now it’s time to discover your perfect wedding day style … in cocktail form! To get started, simply choose the answer that best represents you.   QUESTION 1 – At home, you can be found: A.) Hanging out with friends and family that have popped past for an impromptu […]

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We always like creating a deep connection with our couples. And what happened with Kastyn and Nick is a perfect representation of this. Guys, I miss them so very much. When wedding day came through, I was so overjoyed that everything happened so wonderfully and that they got the celebration of their dreams, but I […]

Casa de Campo Wedding

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Dayana and Troy’s wedding this past September was just picture perfect. The exquisite Great Marsh Estate in Bealeton, Virginia was the most beautiful location for their big day–the garden backdrop for their ceremony alone was something to absolutely swoon over. Captured by the lovely Michelle Whitley Photography and adorned with garden blooms put together by […]

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Kristina & Alden’s fall wedding was one of our very favorites this year. Not only are these two the sweetest, but they both come from wonderful and loving families, which was extremely apparent to everyone throughout their special day. Having family and friends traveling to Washington, DC from all over the world was something truly […]

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Vanessa and Jairo live in Northern Virginia and they had planned for a destination wedding in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Planning for their Puerto Rico wedding was underway and then, for personal reason plans needed to be restructured. So we went ahead and found them a new venue, new date, new vendors, all still in Puerto […]

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