Monthly Archives: March 2012

Traditions: Traditional Wedding Phrases and Their Meanings

Most brides today would never even dream of taking their walk down the aisle without the traditional “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” included in the bridal wardrobe.  The “old” refers to the bride’s ties to her past, especially her childhood and family life.  The “new” is a symbol of hope for her
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Budget: How to Save Money on Your Wedding Attire

Weddings are expensive enough without spending hundreds of dollars on the attire for each member of the wedding party. Especially since this is the only time they might wear it. Here are a few tips to keep the cost down. First of all, try to get all the attire from one location. Many dress shops
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Ceremony: Wedding Receiving Line Etiquette

While a receiving line is not necessary, per se, there are some very good reasons to have a receiving line. You get to greet and thank all your guests for attending. Then you can enjoy your reception and not spend the entire time table-hopping, trying to speak to everyone during the reception. A good rule
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Advice: What is Letterpress?

Letterpress invitations are all the rage this wedding season. But you may be asking yourself, what are letterpress invitations? Letterpress is one of the earliest forms of printing text on paper. Johann Gutenberg is credited with the inventing of the movable press in the early to mid 1400′s to create printed images on paper. He
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Cake: Tips for Selecting a Wedding Cake

Choosing a wedding cake can be a very time consuming process. There are countless options to choose from, and many popular styles to consider. To find the right wedding cake, you could go from bakery to bakery looking at pictures and examples of cakes and spend hours and hours searching to find the one that
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Budget: Creative Ideas for Cheap Wedding Decorations

If you are planning to hold your wedding ceremony in a church sanctuary, please check with a church representative regarding any restriction on decorations. Inquire if the church has a candelabra, arbor or aisle runner available for your use that day. Fresh greenery is a very inexpensive way to decorate the church, especially if you
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Budget: Planning Ideas to Save Money on Your Wedding

Let’s face it, weddings can be expensive. There are ways to have that expensive look, without the big price tag. Here are a few ways you can save money on your wedding: Make your own accessories, like the ring pillow, wedding veil, and decorations for the ceremony and reception. Craft and fabric stores offer large
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Stationery: Popular Wedding Invitation Designs

Finding the best possible design for your wedding invitation can be a long and tedious process, but knowing which designs are popular can help you narrow down the options quickly. You might not be the type of person who simply chooses whatever appeals to the masses, but when it comes to wedding invitations, it is
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