Monthly Archives: July 2009

Vendors: How to Choose Your Photographer – Part 2

Personality Type — Spend some time talking to a prospective photographer. Are you going to want this person around you all day on your big day? Do they seem interested in getting you the pictures and wedding experience that you want? If not, perhaps you should keep looking. Your wedding day is supposed to be
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Vendors: How to Choose Your Photographer – Part 1

When selecting someone to capture your special day, there are several things to keep in mind. The first and probably the most important thing to consider is the amount you have budgeted for photography. As with most things, if you want something bad enough, you’ll find a way to pay for it. While we don’t
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In the Shop: Red and Black Wedding Invitations

Red and black wedding invitations have become a popular selection for brides looking for classic elegance with a modern twist. The use of black and red in wedding invitations is also one of our favorite trends as there are a few die-hard UGA and NCSU fans in the TGK family! Recently, we had a couple
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Planning: Reception Schedule

Whether you are having a formal or informal wedding reception, it is important to plan ahead and establish a schedule of when you want certain things done. Planning out your reception ahead of time will save you from a lot of confusion and needless distractions on your wedding day. Here are some hints: Put your
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Beauty: 10 Ways to Combat Wedding Stress

Getting married can be one of the most stressful times in your life. Here are a few ways to relieve stress and make your special day special: Be Organized. Buy a date book and a notebook or folder during the early planning stages. Set a schedule and deadlines. By scheduling things out, you will not
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Featured Site: Wonderful Graffiti Wedding

As is so often the case in the Internet surfing I call “business research,” I’ve come across another idea of something I wish I’d done for my own wedding all those years ago.Wonderful Graffiti Wedding produces designs, monograms, meaningful quotations – pretty much anything you can think of – on very thin pieces of matte
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Beauty: Bride’s Emergency Kit – Part 2

Here are a few more items to pack in your emergency bride kit: Beauty/Grooming Small bottle of foundation or powder for last minute touch ups Hair spray, barrettes and/or bobby pins and ponytail holders Brush, comb or pick Hand mirror Hand lotion Perfume Nail polish and remover Small hand towel Cotton Swabs Curling iron Scissors
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Beauty: Bride’s Emergency Kit – Part 1

You never know what kind of problem might pop up on your wedding day. It is a good idea to create an emergency kit so you’re prepared for those unexpected emergencies. You can use any kind of overnight bag, paper bag, basket, or a really big purse for your emergency kit. The completed kit can
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Registry Information Revisited: What About Shower Invitations?

Last week we shared our thoughts on incorporating registry information into wedding invitations. While we consider this practice a major faux pas, it got us thinking about more etiquette issues surrounding wedding registries. Specifically, is it okay to provide registry information on a shower invitation? A bridal shower is one of the only instances where
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