Monthly Archives: February 2011

Inspiration: Planning Valentines Day Wedding – Part 6

The sweets for a Valentine’s Day wedding begin and end with chocolate. A fountain of chocolate surrounded by strawberries, bananas, pineapple, and raspberries as well as maraschino cherries, marshmallows, and angel food cake brings to mind the romance of the day. You can probably rent a chocolate fountain from your local party store if you
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Inspiration: Planning Valentines Day Wedding – Part 5

Tips for Food When you think Valentine’s day you think chocolate. Get creative with your cake and dessert tables. Use lots of chocolate and color. Fresh flowers should adorn the dessert tables. Foods that claim to be aphrodisiacs make a perfect accompaniment to a Valentine’s Day reception. Create an entire menu around these foods or
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Inspiration: Planning Valentines Day Wedding – Part 4

Tips for the ReceptionThe wedding reception requires lots of details and takes the largest portion from the budget. A Valentine’s Day wedding reception should whisper romance from every nook and cranny of the venue. Tables, round or rectangular, donned in red or pink cloths with a white lace covering, look elegant and romantic. Use antique
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Inspiration: Planning Valentines Day Wedding – Part 3

Tips for Flowers Red roses are the obvious choice on Valentine’s Day; but they aren’t your only choice. White, cream, and pink flowers also make lovely bouquets and floral designs. You can use them alone or n combination with traditional red roses. If a more modern approach to the Valentine’s Day wedding is wanted, think
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Inspiration: Planning Valentines Day Wedding – Part 2

Tips for Attire If a red gown isn’t part of your dream wedding, there are alternatives. Choose a white gown with touches of red that can be as discreet as tiny red rosebuds hovering at the neckline, or a white satin dress complete with red satin accents. Want traditional white? A romantically Victorian dress with
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Planning: Being a Considerate Wedding Host – Part 2

Think comfort. Mentally walk yourself through every aspect of your ceremony and reception as if you were a guest. Is their adequate seating for everyone during the cocktail hour? Have you provided a chance for out of town guests who don’t know anyone else in attendance to "break the ice"? Have you provided adequate menu
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Planning: Being a Considerate Wedding Host – Part 1

Being a considerate wedding host- how to make sure guests talk about your wedding all year in a good way Some parties really make an impression. Weddings are usually that kind of party. The question is will guests be raving or ranting when discussing your wedding reception. It is very important to consider your guests
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