One of the most asked questions couples will be asked when getting engaged is where they hope to say their vows. Choosing a location can be tricky because ultimately you hope it to be somewhere affordable, beautiful, romantic (but not too cheesy) and not too difficult for you and your friends and family to attend. …

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By now, surely everyone’s familiar with the unity candle, but did you know there are other unification ceremonies to choose from when planning your wedding? Although the unity candle seems to have been with us forever, in reality it’s only about ten years old. During those years, more “two-become-one” motifs have arrived to round out the theme. Unification ceremonies aren’t …

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Let’s face it: being a bridesmaid isn’t exactly cheap. How much bridesmaids spend depends on the bride and the cost of her wedding, with some going the crazy-extravagant route and others taking pains to make their nuptials as budget-friendly as possible. With that in mind let’s look at a few frequently-asked questions to give you …

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Apple of My Eye. This theme goes hand-in-hand with autumn weddings, but there’s no reason why you can’t take your apple-themed wedding in other directions, too. Outside of the fall feel, we see more and more apples as florists and designers “modernize” their creations with fruits and vegetables, succulents and herbs. But let’s start with …

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One type of angel theme wedding is all chiffon and pink-cheeked cherubs. But one with a little more neoclassical “oomph” will help your wedding reception take flight. With its classic Greek pedigree, the cherub gives you plenty of theme material to work with. The first thing you’ll want is to cover your venue in as much toga-style swags …

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By James NardelOne of the maid of honor’s most important duties — if not the most important — is to offer a speech at the reception. This speech is a big part of the wedding, and usually takes place within the reception’ s first half, before people leave. You’ll no doubt be addressing a full …

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When you start planning your dove theme wedding, you may come across its possible pitfalls … having too many little plastic birds and fiddly details. And even looking what the British call twee. To avoid this, many brides strive keep their dove theme careful and restrained — and yet there’s no need, as long as you draw it …

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