Every bridal magazine, website, and pinterest board is trying to tell you what kind of a bride you need to be. I'm here to tell you to stop following them! While they are great to see what is in style and to get ideas from, you need to make your wedding personal and tailored to who you and your groom are. Just because all of the soft colored flowers and lots of greenery are in style, if it's not you, don't thin you have to follow that. Outdoor weddings are a huge rage right n
As much fun as planning your wedding sounds to do it yourself, always remember that it is ok to want to have a part, but be sure that you bring on a professional in good time to help make sure that your day will be perfect. A professional is able to help you make sure that all of your basis are covered for your special day and can even help you negotiate on contracts if brought on board in time. Most people think that they do not need a wedding planner, but trust us when we t
How many people is the proper number of people to include in your bridal party? Well, the option really is up to you. It is not necessary to have equal numbers on each side, and don't feel like you have to include everyone of your family members either. When it comes to your wedding party, make sure that the people in your party are who you want them to be. You can have as many or as few as you’d like, just make sure that you have room for them at the ceremony and that you th
It’s a fear that everyone has… something happens to the wedding cake! Make sure that a leaning tower of cake (or worse) doesn’t happen at your wedding. There are a few precautions that you can take before hand to make sure that your cake is safe and secure for all of your guests to enjoy when it is time. 1) While meeting with the bakery, if you are going to have a tiered cake, make sure that they use the proper support through each layer of cake to support the weight of the l
It is the age old question: Real or LED. With so many options now for LED candles, I am a huge proponent on using them. The look has improved over the years, and they put off just as much light, if not more, as a real flame.
Now, there could be some issues that you run into that will sway you one way or another. This will include preference, budget, and location. As far as your preference, there are some brides who just absolutely insist on having real candles. While I agre
The unity candle is the long tried and true method for having a moment of visual unity during a ceremony. With todays changing trends though, there are many more options for displaying the thought of two becoming one during the ceremony, and I want to list a few for you. 1) Unity Candles – This is one of the more common Unity idea’s out there today. The lighting of a unity candle is a relatively recent addition to the traditional wedding ceremony, most popular in the United S
Are you working on your food selection for your wedding? Don't get lost in all of the language used by the caterers. Go in prepared with this simplified catering glossary and equip yourself to talk food with the cater! A la minute: This is a French term that refers to the preparation of food a very short time before it is due to be served and eaten. A great option at weddings, as food doesn’t have to be stored for long and is therefore incredibly fresh. Apéritif: An apéritif