Monthly Archives: March 2009

Inspiration: Fall or Harvest Wedding Theme – Part 3

Wedding Decoration Ideas Decorate using nature’s bounty. Create lovely centerpieces from cornucopias of gourds, dried corn and stalks, acorns, white or orange pumpkins, squash, dried cranberries, bittersweet wreaths, leaf garlands, dried flowers, herbs and leaves. Why not fill baskets or pedestal bowls with apples and cinnamon sticks, or small gourds and pumpkins? Or set a
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Inspiration: Fall or Harvest Wedding Theme – Part 2

Wedding Ceremony and Reception Site A wonderful place to hold a harvest-themed ceremony and reception is at an actual farm. A converted barn would be an added bonus. If you know someone in your family who has a hobby farm, ask if they would be willing to let you have your ceremony and/or reception there.
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Inspiration: Fall or Harvest Wedding Theme – Part 1

If you are planning your wedding for late October or November, consider having a fall or Harvest themed event. Imagine glowing candles, carved pumpkins, and dried flowers on a moonlit night! Here are some suggestions that incorporate elegance with pure seasonal fun. Fall Wedding Colors Autumn is all about bold, rich colors. Look to nature
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Inspiration: Christmas Themed Wedding – Part 4

Christmas Wedding Favors Keep the Christmas theme going with your favors. Purchase Christmas themed floating candles, place 2 or three in a square of glittery tulle in one of your wedding colors. Tie it together with a gold or silver ribbon. Homemade sugar cookies shaped like pine trees, bells, ornaments or snowflakes and frosted or
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Inspiration: Christmas Themed Wedding – Part 3

Christmas Decorations Keep in mind that if you are getting married in a church, it will most likely already be decorated for the holiday. Try to incorporate your wedding colors and theme with their decorations. This will save you money in your decorating budget. If the church is not decorated, deck the altar with potted
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Inspiration: Christmas Themed Wedding – Part 2

Christmas Wedding Attire The wedding attire for the bride and the female attendants should also reflect the season’s colors and textures. The bride can choose a pure white wedding gown and top it off with a long, velvet and faux-fur trimmed cape in a rich color, or wear a faux-fur coat to your transport rom the
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Inspiration: Christmas Themed Wedding – Part 1

Scheduling your winter wedding during the Christmas holiday can be a beautiful, romantic affair. It can also save you a tone of money on decorations, especially if you begin planning your wedding a year in advance, which will allow you to take advantage of the after holiday sales. Be sure to shop the sales and stock up
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Budget: Sweet Nothings – Part 5

Music Load up the iPod! Instead of hiring an expensive DJ or band, just rent some powerful speakers and make a few great playlists. It’s the best way to ensure you’ll hear the songs you want to hear, anyway. Bonus Idea — Send guests home with a CD full of the most memorable songs from
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Budget: Sweet Nothings – Part 4

Decor Pick a location that’s meaningful to you, and the setting will be perfect no matter how much money you spend. Think outside the box here — local parks, public beaches, restaurants and even bars have the capacity to host your event. So think of someplace special and just ask what they can offer. The
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Budget: Sweet Nothings – Part 3

Food Consider serving small portions of your favorite signature dishes in place of an extravagant multi-course meal. Whether you love comfort food (think mac and cheese in shot glasses, and mini cheeseburgers), or have a flair for the exotic (sushi stations, wine and cheese pairings), your guests will appreciate the personal touch of tasting the
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