• Featured Wedding: Kate + Neal

    Kate and Neal’s wedding was what backyard wedding dreams are made of! Their wedding took place right in the comfort of their home. Making it a fun, laid back experience. Not to mention, their pups got to be a part of their special day– what dog parent wouldn’t lovethat! We kept asking ourselves what design style we would classify this wedding under and the perfect description is “Eclectic/Folk.” Our design inspo came mainly from the bride’s flower bouquet. This bunch was like no other. Each flower was delicately made out of wood and transformed into Kate’s one of a kind bouquet.  Keep on scrolling and enjoy Kate + Neal’s fun…

  • Keanna + Aaron

    It’s always exciting getting to plan, coordinate, and execute one of our very own’s weddings. Keanna was part of our team way before we were even “Livingston Bridal.” Four years to be exact. When Keanna broke the news of her engagement, we were ecstatic. She came to us with her inspiration and we took care of the rest. Enjoy Keanna and Aaron’s perfect day, captured by the talented Shelbey Quintanilla! This day wouldn’t be possible without all of our wonderful vendors, all listed below. Vendor Details: Photographer: Shelbey Quintanilla Planner/Coordinator: Livingston Bridal and Events Venue: Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum Floral: Flowerland Cake/Cupcakes: Hello Cakery and Macarons Brownies: Kind Bread…

  • 10.16.21

    Featured Wedding: Adrianna + Robert

    We had the pleasure of working with Robert and Adrianna in 2021. They were one of our first full-service clients since taking over the Blue Door Venue. From the venue to their invitations, they embraced the New Mexico feel and showed it through their details. Everything tied-in together and complemented their colors: terracotta, orange, and pops of blue, of course the Blue Door Venue was the perfect pick. Enjoy their beautiful collection of photos, that Vanessa from VfineeMoments captured. The Blue Door Venue has a gorgeous courtyard, perfect for a wedding ceremony. The Blue Door Venue was renovated with authentic Italian tile, handcrafted wood features, quaint lighting, and a Cantera…

  • Jessica & Nick

    Jessica + Nick: October 3, 2020

      The perfect wedding day does exist! Jessica and Nick’s wedding was clearly proof of that. If you live in the Southwest, you know that although it is “Autumn” you won’t be getting “Autumn weather” in early October. You get the kind of weather where you wear a light sweater early morning and by 10 AM that light sweater is coming right off. On Jessica and Nick’s day, the sun was out, calm, but cool breeze, everything you expect in the Southwest. The bride and groom had a ton of help to make sure their Southwestern wedding was nothing but perfect. Their colors, florals, and Jessica’s custom-altered dress was everything…

  • WEDDING CHECKLIST

    Time to plan A lot of people might not know the extensive list of services we provide to our clients so we will break it down: we do it ALL. And what does “doing it all” mean you might ask? Where else can you: find the dress of your dreams and then get it altered in-house? Oh, you need invitations? Let’s do it. A wedding planner? Absolutely! Event rentals? You got it. Decorating? A venue? We have that too.  Because there are so many components that make up a wedding, we thought we’d provide you a checklist with timelines for all of our soon-to-be weds.  12-18 MONTHS They liked it so they…

  • SHARA + ALEX – JUNE 6, 2020

    Planning a wedding can be stressful enough, but planning a wedding during a pandemic…well let’s just say it’s not easy. Shara and Alex saved their wedding date for June 6, 2020 and planned a backyard wedding. Never in a million years did they think they’d have to plan a wedding during a pandemic. Although there were social gathering restrictions, they were still able to have their intimate wedding they dreamed of. They said their I Do’s and became husband and wife with their loved ones present. Elise at Taylor’d Photography captured this fun couple’s BIG day.  VENDOR DETAILS: Photography: Elise Taylor @ Taylor’d Photography Bride’s Gown & Alterations: Livingston Bridal…

  • Styled Shoot- Desert Love

    It’s no secret, we LOVE collaborative projects with our talented, local creatives. This one is no exception. Not to mention, Elise and her models were a pleasure to work with. For this shoot they chose a beautiful, draped shoulder Allure gown that is both simple, yet romantic. Everything about this shoot just worked perfectly! From the warm color palette, the beautiful eye makeup, the floral, and the surrounding decor. Magic happens when creatives join forces.  Keep scrolling for more pictures and the full vendor list! Vendor List: Photographer: Elise Clare Photography  Instagram | Facebook | Email: elise.a.photography@gmail.com Makeup: Makeup By Lala Juarez Instagram | Facebook | Email: makeupbylalajuarez@gmail.com Decor: Knox…

  • Stephanie + Jason

    STEPHANIE + JASON – MAY 14, 2016

    Take a retired, historic train yard with a vintage, industrial vibe and beautiful stained glass (although some pieces have taken a toll over time),  an adventurous bride and what do you get??  A wedding venue naturally! The Yards, located in downtown Albuquerque, serves as a Farmers Market on Sunday mornings- but our favorite purpose is when it moonlights as a wedding venue by night.  Stephanie and Jason’s special day was nothing short of amazing- lets check out their details! This “destination wedding” gave the couple much to think about from their home in Las Cruces and how it would all come together. Enter Livingston Bridal and Events.  During the planning…

  • 10 Unspoken Rules of Wedding Dress Shopping

    So your person finally popped the question and you said YES. First thing’s first, you have to find the perfect dress! No pressure, right? Lucky for you, there are specialty shops that help you alleviate the stress of dress shopping. Sure you can shop online, but trust us when we say- DON’T DO IT! First, You lose out on the experience of trying on gowns with friends and family. Second, stylists are a great asset to make the process run smoothly- they can provide helpful suggestions and are here to make your experience enjoyable. And lastly, you never know what the internet is going to serve up, buyer beware!! For…

  • Traveling Trunk Show

    What is a Traveling Trunk Show??? Well, we are welcoming Spring by packing up our store and heading up to Albuquerque! This will be our third annual show and we could not be any more excited! So what can you expect at this special two day sale? We’ll give you a few details of the day. When and where?  Isleta Resort and Casino 11000 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105 Saturday, March 14th from 10AM-4PM Sunday, March 15th from 10AM-12PM Yes, we are literally packing up our store and taking it with us. We want to give our future bride-to-be’s the same experience they would get when coming to our shop.…

  • Featured Wedding: Katelyn + Ryan

    Katelyn and Ryan got married September 4th, 2021 at the Blue Door Venue. The rustic vibes combined with beautiful hues of blue made for a classic and elegant wedding. From the flowers, the sand ceremony, and even the napkins, everything came together to perfection. Please enjoy these wonderful moments captured by the talented Kassi from Kassi Simpson Photography. The cutest ring bearer and flower girls ever! The Blue Door Venue is magical at night, and adding a sparkler send off? The perfect touch! VENDORS DETAILS: Venue: Blue Door Venue Planning/Coordinating: Livingston Bridal and Events Catering: Dickersons Catering Photographer: Kassi Simpson Photography Videography: Palamora Events DJ: Otero Entertainment Cake: Hello Cakery…

  • Traveling Trunk Show 2022

    What is a traveling trunk show you might ask? A short explanation of a traveling trunk show would be: us packing up our store and taking it up to Albuquerque. We know, it sounds crazy! However, what better way to welcome the year, right? This show will be our third annual show (could’ve been our fourth but COVID had other plans for us). So what can you expect at our two day sale? We’ll give all the details you need to know about the day! When and where?  Isleta Resort and Casino 11000 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105 Saturday, January 15th from 10AM-4PM Sunday, January 16th from 10AM-2PM  …