Tag Archives: Weddings

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 →

  Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest Now, you most likely aren’t going to need to use this list for your wedding. But just in case you’re one of the lucky few to host a wedding that’s so great that a stranger wants to join you, here is… How to Spot a Wedding Crasher He’s dancing with Your Nana. In the Crasher’s mind, if he’s dancing with an elderly person, chances are they won’t have the best memory and will assume she’s related to him somehow.   His story is always changing. If he’s talking to someone from the groom‘s 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 →

  Everyone is a little bit frantic on the wedding day, even the groom, so why not do a little something extra to remind your future spouse that this day is all about the two of you being united? After all didn’t he get you a beautiful engagement ring of your dreams? Here are a few suggestions that will pleasantly surprise him on the big day. Have ‘I love you’ embroidered on his shirt collar or cuff. Just a sweet little reminder of your feelings for each other. Keep an engagement diary to give him that keeps track of all Read More →

Remember the days when the thing to do at a wedding reception was to have a tasting station or use bold, bright jewel tones all over the reception space? Well, thankfully times have changed. From quirky to classy, here are the top six wedding trends of 2012. 1. Terrarium centerpieces Want your wedding to really stand out? Instead of over-the-top flower arrangements and candelabras, opt for a beautiful terrarium centerpiece. Not only is this unique, but it’s a great conversation starter. These work best if you have a few together with a few blooms and a touch of greenery inside Read More →

Wedding Guest Etiquette 6 Sure Fire Ways a Guest Can Ruin Your Day The day have finally arrived for you to marry the love of your life, so of course your wedding will go off without a hitch, right? Not necessarily. We’ve all heard the horror stories of disruptive, rude, clueless guests – here are some things you need to watch out for. Speak Up During the Ceremony Nobody wants to hear “Are you sure?” or “Don’t do it!” during your wedding ceremony. But, believe it or not, people actually do voice their opinion at the wrong times. Guests should Read More →

Wedding Planning – Grooms! Don’t just focus on your bachelor party! Men – yes, you popped the question, but the hard work doesn’t end there. Don’t leave your bride to all the dirty work – you should chip in and give her a hand! Here’s what you can do to help. 1. Have an Opinion Help with the planning. You don’t need to help with flower bouquets or anything, but insert your opinion on some of the major things. What food would you like? Do you want a band or a DJ? It’s your wedding, too, so you may want Read More →

Wedding Budgets 101 – A Guide for the Newly Engaged This is one of the happiest times of your life. You are in love and now engaged. But don’t get too caught up in everything, you need to think about how you are going to pay for your wedding! Traditionally, the bride’s family covers the cost of the wedding, but more and more groom’s families are choosing to help out, too. You will need to talk to both sides of the family individually to figure out who will be paying for what. Your budget will be the combination of what Read More →

Yay, you’re engaged! Now it’s time to get down to business. Have you begun to plan an engagement party yet? If not, we are here to help! Here’s a list of things you need to do for an awesome celebration of your engagement.  Setting the Engagement Party Date Planning to have a long engagement? It’s okay to wait a few months after he pops the question to have the party. Otherwise, it usually takes place a couple of months after the engagement. Either way, make sure it takes place closer to the engagement than to the actual wedding day. Compiling Read More →