Monthly Archives: February 2009

Inspiration: Celestial Wedding Theme Part 3

Wedding Accessories and Favors Continue the celestial theme with your wedding favors. Purchase star-shaped floating candles, place two or three in a square of glittery tulle in one of your wedding colors. Tie it together with a gold or silver ribbon. Homemade star-shaped sugar cookies frosted in or sprinkled with one of your wedding colors and then gift
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Inspiration: Celestial Wedding Theme Part 2

Wedding Flower Ideas Flower arrangements should match the color theme you have selected. Any type of flower will do, but choose those that will enhance your celestial theme. Ask the florist to add star and moon plant picks to your bouquets and flower arrangements, use silver or gold streamers to dangle from your bouquet. Wedding
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Inspiration: Celestial Wedding Theme Part 1

If you are searching for a romantic, out-of-this-world wedding, consider a celestial theme. You can have a lot of fun with this theme and make your wedding a star-filled event. If you haven’t decided upon a wedding date, consider scheduling it on a night with a full moon. Wedding Colors Look to the heavens when
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The Groom: Asking the Parents for Permission Part 1

For centuries, asking for a parent’s blessing or permission to marry their daughter has been a standard part of an engagement. The perspective groom would present gifts of enticement to the intended bride’s family to gain their approval. The gifts were often livestock, cloth, spices, gold and silver. If the exchange was deemed worthy, the parents
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Men: Top 10 Tips for Proposing Marriage Part 2

The Engagement Ring – Decide if you are going to purchase an engagement ring before or after you propose. It is extremely important to get her input on the engagement ring, unless she really wants you to surprise her. Remember that you want her to wear this ring for the rest of her life. How
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Men: Top 10 Tips for Proposing Marriage Part 1

Know the answer – Plan ahead; this is not a decision to be made on the spur of the moment. Think it through and don’t propose marriage unless you and your girlfriend have discussed marriage. Don’t rush out, buy a ring and surprise her with a marriage proposal when she is least expecting it. You
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Planning: Getting Married on the Beach Part 3

Take a trip to the beach at the time of day you wish to have your ceremony. Test the noise to see if there is loud traffic from the road. Are their a lot of noisy seagulls around? What about the sound from the crashing waves? All these noises can drown out the ceremony. Next,
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Planning: Getting Married on the Beach Part 2

In addition to the rules and regulations concerning the use of beaches, you will find there are many other considerations you will need to take into account when planning your beach wedding. Here are some additional questions you will need answers to when planning your wedding: Will there be live or recorded music for the
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Planning: Getting Married on the Beach Part 1

Exchanging your marriage vows on a beautiful sandy beach is not only extremely romantic, but can be lots of fun. You can have a formal wedding at a beachside cabana or in a beach side garden if you don’t want to get married directly on the beach. Either way, you will need to plan carefully
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