Monthly Archives: December 2009

The Wedding Day: Welcoming Out of Town Guests

Wedding Welcome bags are a terrific way to treat your out of town guests with a touch of comfort. Base your basket quantity according to the reservation details i.e. one bag per room and tweak depending on your male to female ratio in each room. Some may be a group of the groom’s single buddies sharing
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Reception: Please Take Your Seat

One of the first things you do when arriving at a reception is to look for your seat. Wow your guests by tying your place cards in with the overall tone of your big day. At a big wedding it is sometimes difficult to find your seat. Add some flair and help your guests find their seats
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Reception: What’s on Your Plate?

Decide what is important. Is it at the country club where your guests will be served an impeccable four course meal? Or would you prefer under the gazebo at your local park where you’ll munch on family favorite recipes? This will vary of course on the formality and personality of your wedding. Budget big time;
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Advice: Wedding Dress Styles – Veils

Here is a list of various types of wedding dress veils: Veils Elbow As the name alludes, this veil just barely extends down to your elbow. This is a nice option if you wish to have a veil but are having a fairly casual wedding or just do not want the added weight of a
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Advice: Wedding Dress Styles – Trains

Here is a list of terms associated with types of wedding dress trains: Trains Cathedral The cathedral train is the most formal style train typically around seven feet long. For this option you will definitely need a handler (maid of honor) to help keep the train in check by keeping it from getting wrinkled up
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Advice: Wedding Dress Styles – Necklines

Below is a list of terms associated with various types of wedding dress necklines. Necklines Sweet Heart This neckline shapes around each breast and forms a high curve coming down to a point. Essentially suggesting the appearance of what looks like the top of a heart. This neckline is featured quite often on strapless gowns. Bateau
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Advice: Wedding Dress Styles – Wedding Dresses

Over the next week, we will be providing a small glossary of the most common terms you will hear when looking at wedding dresses. Choosing your dress is one of the most important pieces of planning your wedding. Use this as a guide so that when the ladies at the dress shop pull out their wedding
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Planning: Outlook for the Future – 2010 Predictions

For the look ahead, keep your eyes out for more cake alternatives, whether it’s the new mainstay of lots of cupcakes or dessert bars as mentioned above. You may stumble across several small cakes spread out instead of one big cake. They may even appear as accents to your more traditional centerpieces. Subtle hairstyles seem
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Planning: 2009 Wedding Trends – Part 2

6. Hair Accessories Ditch the cathedral veil and say hello to vintage hair pieces! They’ve been around a lot lately. So it’s no surprise to see people looking for birdcage veils and fascinators or maybe just overly elaborate headbands adorned with feathers, bows, and jewels oh my! 7. Non-Book Guest Books New takes on guest
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