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How To: Cut the Cost for your Wedding Lets get one thing straight, weddings are expensive. There is nothing you can do, no matter what you do there is going to be some type of cost in that special day. First things first, cut the guest list down. Most wedding venues make you pay per guest. For example you can be charged by “plate”. The prices can go up as high as $150 per plate! Outrageous! So try and keep it to a minimal amount. There are certain things to keep in mind when cutting down the list, would this Read More →

The Wedding Cheat Sheet: How to Save Invitations: Make sure to get cotton paper instead of linen or jacquard the price is substantially lower and it looks just as good! Another thing to keep in mind that classic white or off-white (cream) with black ink is the most economic choice for invitations! The last thing to remember is have your invitations printed with thermography, this is a printing that uses heat to give a raised-letter appearance and the best part, it costs half the price of engraving and looks virtually identical! Fold and Envelope Yourself- We know this can be very Read More →

Source: wp.me via Raymond on Pinterest It’s your wedding day, so it would be practically sinful to not look your best as you walk down the aisle and when you stand at the altar across from your groom. To make sure you look absolutely stunning throughout the entire ceremony, you’ll want to follow these rules. The… The 10 Commandments of Bridal Beauty You Shall Not Over-Accessorize. Don’t just pile on the bling and accessories. Choose just one piece such as earrings or a vintage birdcage veil to make your look simple and elegant. You Shall Play Up Your Best Feature. Read More →

Don’t procrastinate when it comes to planning a bridal shower. Always stay 10 steps ahead and be prepared for anything and everything. Here are a few tips to help you get started from our writers… Bridal Shower Planning 101 1.      Have a Bridal Shower Party Plan. Unless you’re planning a surprise, go ahead and ask the bride what kind of bridal shower she wants. You want to make sure you’re meeting her needs and wants, not planning something that only you will enjoy. 2.      Determine a Budget. Even if not all the bridesmaids plan on making the party, everyone should Read More →

  Here the one about the guests at former Newcastle United star Danny Guthrie’s wedding? Well, he got sloshed and ended up punching the bride! Seriously! Look it up. So it’s no wonder why there are etiquette rules in place for guest to follow at a wedding. Most of the “rules” go along with attending a wedding, and frankly, it’s hard to say which ones are fact and which are fiction. We are here to help you decipher the difference before you show up on the happy couple’s wedding day. So… if you have a wedding to attend and you are literally sweating Read More →

8 Myths About Planning A Wedding It’s hard enough planning a wedding without all of the phony “rules” that accompany it. Here’s a list of the ones you can ignore. Myth #1: Hiring friends is the same as hiring wedding vendors. I don’t care how fantastic of a fashion or photojournalist your friend is – on your wedding day, you may not get the results you are looking for. An experienced photographer will know how to get a ton of different, fabulous shots (your first dance, exchanging vows, etc.) and also capture all of the fun your friends and family Read More →

5 GREAT & UNIQUE “SAVE THE DATE” IDEAS Your time has finally arrived. It seems like you’ve gone to everyone’s wedding but yours – your best friend’s, your sister’s – but now it’s your time. So why not mix it up a little? Instead of sticking to the same old plain Jane save-the-dates, spice it up with one of these latest trends. Comic Book Save-the-Date Give your guests the short but sweet version of your relationship. This could be whatever quirky way you met, some stories of funny misunderstandings, or a spoof on how your man proposed to you. Then, Read More →