I attended the most beautiful wedding this summer. The bride and groom were madly in love, and the ceremony was magical. I found out recently that the sister of the bride gave the couple a most unusual wedding gift. It turns out that the bride had always wanted children, but knew from the time she …

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Guide to writing wedding thank you cards

So, you have to write a bunch of wedding thank you cards? And you don’t know where exactly to begin or what to do first? Don’t worry, we’re here to give you all the details behind the creation and craft of the perfect “thank you.” Etiquette First First things first, set a date and get …

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The wedding trends of 2019 have already begun emerging and they’re all about embracing charm and grace in small ways that have big effects. Brides and wedding planners are both using classic trends while also finding ways to turn tradition on its head to give weddings a uniquely elegant aura. By focusing on the details …

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Most couples plan their wedding day well in advance, and this is for several reasons. First off, it enables them to save up toward their big day so they can make it really special. Second, it means they can have the wedding at the perfect time of the year to suit their preferences. Finally, it …

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Traditional Celtic/Irish wedding toast origins

Top off your big day with bouts of Celtic spirit and Irish charm. Whether it’s throughout the ceremony or woven within the speeches highlighting the reception, there are so many wonderful traditions to follow within this realm that create timeless warmth and well-wishes. Origin Of The Wedding Toast One of the oldest traditions comes in …

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Are you the one in charge of planning your best friend’s bachelorette party? This is a party that requires a lot of thought and planning to be successful. It is not something you can leave until the day prior to the event. A bachelorette party is a send-off for your bride-to-be girlfriend. Because of this, …

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It is your wedding and view want you to be happy and, at the same time, cautious about planning each and everything that is related to your wedding. With this, we are confident that you would not want your wedding to be just like any other wedding that you have attended over the years. To …

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Diamonds are forever is a jingle created by De Beers in 1948, during the period of the great depression, to promote its large inventory of unsold diamonds.  The campaign was largely a success and diamond engagement rings became the norm (also thanks to falling diamond prices) for every wedding. Even after 7 decades, De Beers …

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If you ask people what a bridal look consists of they will typically respond with ideas that include a big white dress, a veil, and simple makeup. However, many of us out there don’t want our wedding day to be ordinary – far from it. With increasing numbers of people eschewing tradition and opting for …

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Ah, spring. It is that time of the year when the flowers are blossoming and blooming in their most exquisite colors and hues. It is that magical season when you can touch the rainbow with the tips of your fingers, warming you up inside and comforting you in ways you cannot explain. For some couples, …

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Do you have a wedding coming up in the near future? Congrats, but you are going to be in for the long haul. Weddings are by no means easy to plan and they consume a huge amount of time and money. However, with the growing trend of wedding websites, you might be able to save …

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If you dream of an Instagram-worthy wedding, the latest trends are where it’s at. Who better to share the upcoming trends of 2019 than top wedding professionals from all around the world? We’ve spoken to the best of them to find out what styles and details to look out for this year — read on for …

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Elegance, poise, and a beautiful palette to create a memorable celebration is what Imperial Palace Banquet Hall located in Los Angeles, California is known for after their amazing renovation and redesign. Not only is this a versatile space with the ability to transform into your sophisticated vision, but also the team there specializes in diverse …

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Wedding Slideshow at the reception made with online tools

Whether you’re sharing photos to create a personalized background to the cocktail hour or reception, or you’re creating a slideshow of memories to share with family and friends after the big day is over, there are so many tools to creating an awesome wedding slideshow. These free applications and accessible software will help even the …

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You want to look sensational on your wedding day. Perhaps you’ve decided that your usual, everyday look just won’t do for the big event – but what should you do differently than you always do? If you want to indulge in a makeover that will dazzle your guests, impress your beloved, and make you look …

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mo For some couples, the idea of having a destination wedding can be extremely intimidating (and understandably so). In recent years, the misconception circulated that in order to jet off somewhere exotic for your big day, you had to break the bank with a hefty budget. The reality is that simply isn’t true and surprisingly, …

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So, you’ve been invited to the happy couple’s big day and you’re wondering, “Just what do I get them?” Selecting a suitable wedding gift can be even more difficult than choosing what you’re going to wear! Fear not, this simple guide to wedding gift etiquette will ensure the bride and groom enjoy your presents as …

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Did you know that the average wedding in the United States costs $33,391? That’s more than the average price of a new car! But when you factor in all the costs associated with a wedding like hiring catering, renting a venue, decor, and entertainment, it’s easy to see how it all adds up. So, how do …

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Although the Web is actively crushing cultural barriers and destroying decades-old stereotypes, the phrase “Russian wedding” still makes minds of some picture a loud, bustling feast, with gallons upon gallons of vodka, red tablecloths, and bears, dancing to the sweet, cheerful sounds of the balalaika. Of course, the real picture has nothing to do with …

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Vistaprint online stationery store

Vistaprint is known for bringing a lot of option and creativity to marketing business, but did you know that they have their very own wedding shop too? It’s a space where you can personalize invitations for your big day as well as sift through a variety of options that can serve the entire event – …

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By Amy Abbott, Amy Abbott Events All it takes is a scroll through Pinterest to see all of the hot wedding trends that are gracing aisles and guest tables this year. Trends can add a lovely touch to any wedding; however, there is a fine line between being trendy and going overboard. One word that …

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In recent years, the modern bride-to-be has left traditional norms and shown a perspicacious taste for the avant-garde, especially when it comes to engagement rings. The industry has seen more interest in unique settings, colorful stones, unusual shapes, among other things. And though the classic engagement ring styles still have a major place in the …

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By Heather Rouffe, Atlas Event Rental Reception table design involves many elements and goes beyond your basic linen and centerpiece. So what do you need to know? Where to Begin First, explore different looks and choose your color palette. If you wish, you can also select a theme. Early on, have a realistic conversation about your …

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With destination weddings on the rise, many are looking towards locations as far as Germany to tie the knot, and why not? Despite the long distance, many Americans have strong familial ties in Germany, which can be more than enough reason to give a German wedding a go. Combining outstanding landscapes, lush countryside, centuries of …

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There are some weddings that specifically request guests not to bring any gifts right on the invitation itself, and they may even ask you to donate to charity instead, but for every other standard wedding, you most definitely need one, even when the couple insists against it. However, choosing a wedding gift is tricky if …

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snow globe frosty centerpieces

There’s something really magical and romantic about creating a wintery escape for your guests to enjoy on your wedding day. If you’re exchanging vows throughout the colder months of the year, please pay homage to the season throughout your decor choices. The wonder behind the style is so much more powerful than the kitschy factor …

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Christmas Deviled Eggs from Mom Dot

‘Tis the season for delicious bites and festive flavors! While you’re busying preparing your holiday wedding menus, we’ve been compiling lists of recipes that you’ll want to utilize to fluff up your Christmas-time dishes. You’ll want to bookmark this one. Below, you’ll find 14 Christmas-themed appetizers for your wedding reception. These unique appetizers will delight …

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No matter who you are — if you’re giving a ring or receiving it… or even if you’re buying a ring together, it’s always important to feel confident with your engagement ring purchase. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for the ring buying process to result in a bit of anxiety. But, there are a few ways …

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Photo books are simply perfect for weddings. They’re a modern take on photo albums, and the best part is you can customize it according to your heart’s desire. Your memories of your wedding day are preserved on print in a timeless, unique, and personal way. Here are unique wedding photo book ideas that every couple …

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A wedding dress, although worn for just a single day, is one of the most expensive garment items you can have. It is your day and what matters is you love what you do and wear. There’s pressure to look your best but that doesn’t mean you should compromise your budget. A lot of women …

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A good haircut gives a signature look that every brides & groom desires to have. The first step towards achieving the best hairstyle is to identify a barber who can pull it off with ease. A barbershop is a place where you spend a significant amount of time when you visit so you must make …

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It can be a daunting experience to get the perfect gown for your wedding. There are thousands of wedding gowns out there. You might also like to go for casual style wedding gowns and stand out from the crowd. One thing you should keep in mind is that everyone has unique needs and you shouldn’t …

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50 Awesome Recessional Songs

Need a little help when it comes to the music for your wedding? There’s plenty of fabulous, upbeat songs to choose from if looking for recessional tunes. Check them out and have fun! ‘Best of My Love,’ The Emotions | Youtube | iTunes ‘Love on Top,’ Beyoncé | Youtube | iTunes ‘You Make My Dreams …

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wedding saving tips

Are you looking for some wiggle room in your bank account? Are you scared to overspend in an area that doesn’t actually need the extra dollar signs? You can still have a fabulous, memorable big day without overdoing the bottom line. From the dress to the actual date you book, here are 5 budget hacks …

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There may be some fellows out there that are trying to figure out their girlfriend’s ring size without her knowing and there may be others that just want to do the sizing themselves, either way, we have a quick and easy guide to follow to get the job done. So, before you go off and …

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