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22 Aug

The Perfect Wedding Invite

Wedding invitation styles can vary greatly depending on factors such as your personal style, wedding theme, and budget. But while the background and font are variable, the content on your wedding invitation shouldn’t be.

Leave any extra flair to your wedding programs and decor and instead, focus on adding only the essential information to your invitations. Continue Reading

21 Aug

The Perfect Wedding Invite

Wedding invitation styles can vary greatly depending on factors such as your personal style, wedding theme, and budget. But while the background and font are variable, the content on your wedding invitation shouldn’t be.

Leave any extra flair to your wedding programs and decor and instead, focus on adding only the essential information to your invitations. Continue Reading

21 Aug

Think Outside the Box When it Comes to Wedding Food

Not so long ago, you’d find just about the same food at every wedding you attended. Sit-down, plated dinners were the norm and anything else just wouldn’t fly. Every now and then, a bride may have considered offering just heavy hors devours and calling it a day, but even if the thought crossed her mind, it was likely shot down by her parents or friends.

But thankfully, times have changed.

Today, a Mrs.-to-be is more focused than ever on making sure that her wedding is a reflection of her and her spouse and not some silly expectation. And guess what? We love it! Continue Reading

21 Aug

Wedding Accessories: What You Need to Shine

Chances are, you’ll never put as much thought into accessories as you will when picking and choosing the right ones for your wedding day. But how much is too much? And, more importantly, what do you really need to perfect your wedding ensemble?

Of course, one bride’s dream accessory is another bride’s nightmare. It’s safe to say that everyone has their own preferences. However, there are some wedding accessories that many brides can’t live without. If you’re looking to accessorize for your wedding day, consider these popular options. Continue Reading

21 Aug

Wedding Etiquette 101: Part 1

With so much to worry about before, during, and after your wedding, it’s understandably hard to keep up with the rules on what you should and shouldn’t do as the bride and groom-to-be. But as you’re tasting cakes, ordering your rentals, and finalizing the guest list, it’s important to keep etiquette in mind.

After all, you don’t want to inadvertently offend anyone.

Don’t worry. To master wedding etiquette, you pretty much just need a dose of common sense mixed with a good planning and organization skills.

Before you start sending out invites and planning your menu, keep these etiquette tips in mind. Continue Reading

21 Aug

Wedding Etiquette 101: Part 2

We dove into the ins and outs of pre-wedding etiquette in a previous post, including who to invite, how to handle extra expenses, choosing vendors and receiving gifts. But there’s so much more to be aware of before you tie the knot.

Don’t worry, we don’t plan to bore you with age-old traditions and etiquette standard. In fact, what’s considered appropriate in a modern wedding is completely different from what was expected of our parents and grandparents.

That being said, weddings are a time when expectations run high. So before you get started, consider these basic wedding etiquette rules. Continue Reading

21 Aug

Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love

For many brides, the wedding favor isn’t high on the priority list. However, in most circles, a favor is appreciated and sometimes even expected at the end of a wedding.

If you haven’t given two thoughts about the favors for your wedding, you’re not alone. But don’t worry—it’s actually quite easy to find favors. The problem is, will your guests like them? The last thing you want is to waste a bunch of money on something your friends and family will just toss out the next day Continue Reading

21 Aug

Wedding Party: Roles & Gifts

Many brides choose to stand up and get married next to people who are very important to them. In fact, most weddings feature some combination of bridesmaids, groomsmen, flower girls, ring bearers, and more.

Your entire wedding party takes on a number of responsibilities, from proceeding into your actual wedding to paying for dresses, throwing engagement parties, and so on. They commit a significant amount of time and money, so it’s important to show your appreciation for their efforts with a gift.

But what’s an appropriate wedding party gift? It depends on the role they’re playing in your big day. Follow these tips to determine the best gifts for your wedding party. Continue Reading

20 Aug

8 Things to Do Soon After the “I Do”

Wedding planning is no easy feat—it takes a ton of time and energy. And all of a sudden, before you know it, it’s your wedding day. When all’s said and done, virtually every bride will tell you that a wedding feels like a complete whirlwind that’s seemingly over the minute it started.

Yet the work is far from over after the guests have gone home and you’re piecing together all the highlights of the night.

Here are 8 things all newlyweds should do shortly after the “I do!” Continue Reading

20 Aug

5 Wedding DIYs To Help You Save Money

Many brides start out the wedding-planning process with a set budget and a clear picture of what their wedding day will look like. However, budgets often quickly go out the window once the costs start adding up.

We get it! Why wouldn’t you want scallop hors d’oeuvres or a live ceremony musician?

But instead of fretting over the costs, consider some DIY options. When you handle a few key wedding aspects on your own, you ultimately defray costs so that you can spend money where it’s necessary, like photography, the venue, catering, and those extra touches you just have to have. Continue Reading

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