Archive for the ‘Wedding Planning’ Category

Thoughtful Wedding Favor Ideas Your Guests Will Adore

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

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Sometimes it seems like the administrative decisions to be made for your wedding are endless! As rewarding as it is to create your perfect day, a lot of the fun comes with customizing the guest experience as well.

A big part of the enjoyment—and a great way for you to express yourself—is choosing your wedding favors. When choosing wedding favors, we recommend going with something your guests will actually use. But the best favors are something that connects to you and your experience as a couple. So let’s take a look at three fun ways to thank your guests for joining you on your big day. (more…)

How to Plan the Best Rustic Chic Wedding

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

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Rustic weddings are beautiful and intimate–making rustic one of the most popular themes right now. People are drawn to the idea of a rustic chic event for that perfect mix of simple and elegant with an old-timey country vibe. Fall is a great time for these ceremonies, though any time of year will do with the right setting and ornamentation. What goes into the perfect rustic wedding? Let’s find out! (more…)

3 Practical Ways to Use Apothecary Jars in Your Next Event

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Apothecary jars are a great choice for any event. They are elegant, functional and versatile. You can completely change the look by adding different décor or filler inside and around the jar. If you want a reusable decoration that will always look amazing, consider the following ways to introduce apothecary jars to your event décor collection.  (more…)

How To Decide When Your Wedding Should Be

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Weddings are all about decisions. Why else would there be a whole industry dedicated to helping plan them? But one of the first decisions (aside from saying YES!) you’ll need to make is when to hold your wedding. Depending on your style as a couple and what you want, one month is not necessarily just as good as another. So what should go into making your decision? We’ve got some advice to start you off! (more…)

Who to Invite? How To Keep A Guest List Manageable

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

When you’re planning a fancy event, before you can nail down any other serious plans, you need a sense of how many attendees you’re likely to have. Bloated guest lists are common, because people have a desire to share their happy occasion with as many friends and family as possible. Ultimately, though, you probably don’t want such a throng that your guests have difficulty socializing and you have a hard time seeing everyone. Here’s how to keep your list of guests to a manageable level. (more…)

The Checklist Before the Checklist

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

There are tons of checklist resources out there (like this wedding planning checklist from WeddingWire) to help brides with a timeline of booking their venue, photographer, caterer and all other important vendors.

All these timelines are important and incredibly helpful, but they forget to tell you all the things you need to have in order before you can even get started on this checklist. To help out all the future brides just getting started on wedding planning, we put together the checklist before the checklist.

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3 Great Ways to Beat the Heat at your Summer Wedding

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

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There’s no question about it: Summer weddings are popular. People like the idea of walking down the aisle in warm and sunny weather. Who wouldn’t?

The downside, though, is that outdoor summer weddings can be hot. Brides and grooms want the balmy climes for their ceremony, but not so much that guests are uncomfortable. Need help thinking of ways to enjoy all the plusses and none of the summer heat minuses? We’ve got three great ways! (more…)

4 Awesome Bachelorette Party Ideas

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

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Whether you’re in the wedding party or just a great friend, when you’re throwing a bachelorette party, you want everything to be perfect. A bachelorette party doesn’t have to be what we always see on tv. You can go big, small, loud, quiet… or somewhere in between. Hopefully, you’re familiar with your friend’s style and the style of the wedding. This week, we’ve got a few ideas to inspire you!
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How to Plan Your First-Ever Event

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Planning your first event is never easy but with preparation it can be one of the most exhilarating moments of your life. During preparation, it is important to never forget this event is for your guests. Every step of the way should have the guests in mind.

What are the key details you should keep in mind when planning your first event?  (more…)

What if it Rains on Your Wedding Day?

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

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Of all the variables that can go right or wrong on your wedding day, none are quite as far outside of your control as the weather. Weather forecasts being as unpredictable as they are, it’s hard enough to plan for an outdoor event a week in advance, let alone a year. However much you may not want gloomy weather to intrude on your bright and happy occasion, the possibility has to be considered. You can’t control Mother Nature, but you can control how you respond to her meteorological whims. In the season of “April showers,” let’s consider some options for those dreaded rainy-day weddings. (more…)