Caught up in the chaos of wedding planning, it’s all too easy to forget some essentials in the run-up to the big day. And with flowers, dresses, and cakes to consider, you might forget that hiring live wedding bands can come with its own complexities. Have no fear though, just don’t forget these 10 considerations, …

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Weddings are stressful times, not only do you have to book the venue, a photographer, the catering and the rings, you also have to make sure that the entertainment is top notch. In a bid to ease some of the stress for your big day local services marketplace website Bidvine surveyed its registered DJs to …

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Whether it’s questioning which side of the aisle to sit on or making the escort card madness as easy-to-follow as possible, simple seating plans for the wedding day are imperative. Enough seats, no tension and complete comfort for everyone, it’s one of the last and hardest pieces of the big day to settle. Unfortunately, it …

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Desserts can be the most fun and looked forward to part of an entire meal. And that goes double for your wedding day. So why not throw a bit of the season into those bites. Add an extra punch of detail to the dessert table with these 10 fall wedding sweets.

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One of the most stressful things that a couple can go through is the planning of their wedding. There are many different things that go in to the planning of a successful wedding and neglecting to plan out every detail can be disastrous. Getting the right Azazie-made dresses or event hall is a vital part …

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Planning a wedding is an experience that can’t really be compared with anything else. Not only does it require a huge amount of time, effort, and cash, it also needs a lot of emotional investment. For most people, it is a hugely enjoyable process, but a very exhausting one too. This is why it can …

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Add some sparkle to your reception with a beautiful chandler, highlighting the dance floor or dinner tables. No matter your theme, there’s a way to add light in a soft, romantic way with a bit of style added in too.

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Every wedding deserves a signature cocktail. A sip that tastes like and represents the day’s theme and season all in one. We’re gathering the year’s best in flavors and sharing the look and ingredients of some of our favorites. And today’s it’s all about the refreshing and revitalized tastes of summertime. Take a look at …

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You want your wedding to be elegant and stylish. That’s why you buy the most beautiful dress, why you book a stunning venue, and why you should design a gorgeous wedding table setting. These are our 18 helpful tips to get you started on designing the ideal wedding table setting for your perfect day. 1. …

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Orange isn’t mutually exclusive with black. We’re charging you to think outside the Halloween box and see orange in a new light. Bright, fun and cheery, orange has to be the happiest color in the rainbow. So why not bring a little extra “happy” to the big day? Whether you go with tangerine, apricot, carrot …

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From vintage botanical prints for invitations to bloomified table linens and even flower-filled bridal gowns, florals are on-trend for spring and summer wedding decor and fashion. There’s something incredibly chic about featuring florals front and center in your wedding design elements. And don’t think florals can’t be subtle, either. Softer patterns and colors make for …

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Purple is absolutely perfect. But lavender? Even better. We’re head over heels for the light shade of purple that steals the show in wedding-day palettes. Lavender is feminine but not over-the-top girly, so you can accomplish that soft look without turning off your groom. Pair lavender with sage green and mint for decadent hue harmony. …

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Are you torn between the big ball gown and something more flirty and fun? Why not say ‘yes’ to two dresses? It’s becoming more and more commonplace for brides to ditch the big gown and change into a party dress after they walk down the aisle. They want to be free to dance, make the rounds and …

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From fashion to home decor, geometric prints and patterns are hot, hot, hot. Colorful, playful and relatively inexpensive, we love the idea of using tiles for table numbers, place cards and seating cards at a wedding reception. Even cooler? Line them in a row to make a table runner on your reception tables or group …

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Sweetness and a bout of tartness can infuse your celebration with fun and flavors that guests will love. Serve up one … or two … of these raspberry cocktails at your reception! via Pinterest

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Navy, white, clean lines, stripes — when it comes to wedding themes, we are crazy about nautical. Preppy, classic and modern at the same time, nautical-filled nuptials inherently have that cool factor. However, here’s a little piece of advice: don’t opt for a nautical theme unless 1) The event is by the water; 2) You have …

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We all know that the wedding cake is the center of the reception, and one of the most photographed details of the day. So you better make it good. With cake baking majorly trending (think tv shows, cupcake shops on every block, etc.), we’re seeing a departure from the traditional chocolate and vanilla flavors to more inventive, fun …

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Spring, Easter, colored eggs, sunshine, new buds and fresh blooms — come this time of year, we can’t help but want to paint ourselves completely in pastels. And it doesn’t stop there. When it comes to selecting your color scheme for a spring-themed wedding, there’s nothing prettier or more fitting than a pastel palette. Choose from creamy shades …

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You may have been wondering just what type of greenery it is that’s been woven through almost every wedding floral design in the past three years. Search no more. It’s olive branch! The definition of rustic elegance, everything about olive branch is dreamy — the shape, color and how it naturally bends and arches so …

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‘Tis the season for hauling out shovels, putting on gardening gloves and tending to your green thumb. Thus, we’re excited to bring you a little wedding-meets-planting inspiration! If there’s one trend that’s hot, hot, hot in weddings right now, it’s pulling off that effortless, organic, just-out-of-the garden feel for your big day. From free-flowing bouquets to …

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Hello, hydrandeas. You’re beautiful, bountiful and we love you. Blooming from early spring through fall, hydrangeas are around for half of the year, so take advantage of ’em! It’s sort of a no-brainer to incorporate hydrangeas into your wedding decor — they’re incredibly versatile — whether you use them as a filler flower or as …

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Math has new meaning. Modern, cool and on-trend, geometric styles, shapes and patterns are popping up in everything from interior design to fashion, art and now, weddings. From hanging hexagonal flower arrangements to triangle-topped tiers and terrarium centerpieces, geometric-inspired weddings are the coolest — unique, hipster and chic all rolled into one. You can opt …

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Lush, abundant and the most decadent shade of green, fern-filled wedding-day decor is a look we’re mad about. Did we mention it’s an unconventional take on wedding foliage? While big, bountiful blooms are stunning, we can’t help but go gaga for a greened-out floral theme — unique, interesting and just as beautiful. Baby ferns, big ferns, tall …

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The first signs of green are starting to bud as we transition out of winter — and with good ol’ St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner — thus, we are majorly crushing on the earthy hue, and expect it to be a big trend for spring and summer weddings. Modern brides aren’t afraid to brush other colored blooms …

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Spring Wedding Fever by Anoush Banquet Halls & Catering and L.A. Banquets! Spring is upon us, which means so is wedding season! Anoush Banquet Halls & Catering, LA’s premier full-service catering company for weddings, screenings, parties, and more, and L.A. Banquets, home of the most luxurious event spaces in the Los Angeles area such as, …

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Warm up the party with these fun way to serve hot chocolate at your wedding! Winter months call for festive treats and this is one of the best! From a spread full of toppings to favors they’ll remember, let’s take a peek! via Pinterest

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Once thought of as blah, dull and boring, gray is the neutral everyone is crushing on. Sharp, soft, elegant and romantic at the same time, incorporate gray into your winter wedding color palette for a look that everyone will swoon over. The best thing about gray? It matches EVERYTHING — pair shades of steel, slate, silver and …

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Not the typical couple? Are you on the hunt for a venue that’s a bit more out of the box than the predictable ballroom or barn? If you’re an art-loving duo, why not hold your big event at a local gallery? From the urban structures to exhibits hanging from the walls, the end result is …

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Rich, luscious and festive, we are majorly crushing on the color cranberry (and cranberries, themselves) for wintertime wedding decor. A deep shade of red, like cranberry, can act as the neutral color in your inspiration palette (so long, gray, black and white!), pairing perfectly with colors like sage green, dusty blue, silver and rose gold. And why not …

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When it comes to choosing a venue for your wedding day, it sometimes is hard to match a location with the images that you have had in mind for your big day. Sometimes you will have to compromise as we cannot always afford the fairytale wedding. However, that does not mean that you cannot have …

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With all the holiday decor making its yearly appearance, one specific item in particular is tickling our fancy: wreaths. Square, heart-shaped, oval or circular — no matter the shape, we’ll take ’em any way for a wedding day. And bonus, these are DIY-friendly. Wreaths are a fun way to display florals and greenery without using the …

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It’s magical, mystical and the epitome of romance. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.  If a winter fête is in your future, why not go all out and hold your big event in a snow-laden land? Think cabins, lodges and ski resorts — ah, yes.  We seriously swoon for a wedding set against a …

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We can’t help ourselves. ‘Tis the Christmas season, after all. If you’re a fanatic for all the festivities of the Christmas season, why not throw your wedding date into the mix? Some people think a winter wedding with halls decked is corny — which it can be; however, when executed tastefully, it makes for pure magic and …

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When we think of wintertime, one iconic pattern comes to mind: tartan. Tartan table cloths, throws, napkins and now, wedding decor. Warm, vibrant and colorful, tartan was originally produced from wool, but has since extended to different materials like paper, plastic and even fondant (talk about talent!). Whether your family has Scottish roots, or you’re …

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Planning a wedding, while exciting, can also be extremely stressful and overwhelming. There are so many things to consider, ranging from catering service to entertainment and beyond. Many people hire DJs to provide entertainment and music for their big day. If you want to hire a great DJ for your wedding, you should be very …

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