February 22, 2019

Ariel & Jessie

Their love story

Once upon a time… It’s a story you’ll hear over and over again but for Jesse and Ariel, the tale was all too familiar for these musicians from Washington state. Their love of music and art had caused their paths to cross one too many times...

April 18, 2018

A new trend is emerging at The Empress Estate.  Our couples are being given the opportunity to plant a tree on our grounds commemorating their wedding!  The first of these trees is being planted April 22, 2019 by Stephanie and Hans who have chosen to plant a magnolia...

April 15, 2018

Outdoor weddings in the Pacific Northwest in spring are always a toss up between rain and sunshine. The last thing a Bride should have to worry about is where the ceremony should be held in case of inclement weather! There should always be a Plan A and Plan B just in c...

March 9, 2018

Here are some steps to simplify your floral ordering process:

1. Know What Style You Want. Have pictures narrowed down from Pinterest of bouquets, boutonnieres, corsages, etc, that you like. If you like a certain style but aren't sure what kind of flowers you want, give...

February 17, 2018

In the most recent edition of Seattle Bride Magazine featured the Empress Estate in on of their articles! We are very excited to partner with the Seattle Bride Magazine once again. If you are getting married here or had your wedding with us in the past, we get asked to...

February 14, 2018

Like weddings, Valentine's Day is often way-overcomplicated. This day does not have to be stressful or over-the-top, especially if you are on a budget due to WEDDING PLANNING! :)

Here are a few ways to celebrate without loosing your mind:

1. Cook a meal together. Plan a...

January 27, 2018

August 21st was a special day at the Empress Estate: Jaimee & Jamal got married, and their wedding was magical! Their theme was sophisticated, elegant & flat out gorgeous! 

They were recently featured in the Black Bride Magazine, the article gives insight into their...

January 5, 2018

We hear jokes all the time about bridezillas... But if we are truly honest with ourselves, its easy to get into bridezilla mode if you let the stresses of wedding planning overwhelm you. There are so many details, and sometimes we worry if we have everything under cont...

December 28, 2017

As 2018 quickly approaches, experts are releasing information on the latest trends in wedding style! 

1. Elegance: Go for the Classic, Timeless look! Experts are seeing the return of classic tuxedos & traditional wedding gowns, a hint of sparkle, cleaner florals, and an...

February 14, 2017

Did you know? You can rent the entire Empress Estate on the night of your wedding! Overnight accommodations can be added to any  of our wedding packages. It truly is the perfect way to end a perfect evening!

Many of our couples chose to stay overnight with us here...

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