Monthly Archives: May 2012

Reception: Bride and Groom Chair Signs

Want your chair and your grooms chair to stand out at the reception? It has been popular for many years to have the cloth chair covers with the large fabric bows in your wedding colors tied to the back. This idea is pretty and easy to duplicate again and again on each chair in the
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Planning: Choosing the Right Month to Marry

The most popular months for a wedding are, in order, June, September, August, May, October and July.  Most wedding sites and reception venues will be at a premium during these months, in terms of availability and price.  If your budget dictates a more frugal choice, select a month when the fees and rates are less
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Etiquette: Roles for Wedding Attendants

The bride’s maid-of-honor may fulfill some or all of the following: Help in selecting the attire for the bridesmaids Help with addressing invitations and place cards Attend all parties and showers, if possible Hold the groom’s wedding band during the ceremony Assist the bride when dressing for the ceremony Arrange the bride’s gown, train and
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Beauty: Wedding Hair

Choosing your wedding day hair style can be one of the more enjoyable decisions you must make your for the big day. We’ve jotted down some words of advice that we hope will make this a fun decision to make. Making a choice on your hair is of course a very important task, but it’s
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Etiquette: Wedding Guest Etiquette

Believe it or not, there are some guidelines you should follow when invited to a wedding ceremony. Even if you know the bride or groom well, never assume that you are invited to the wedding and do not ask Be prompt in accepting or declining the invitation.  Use the enclosed reply card or write a
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Planning: Choosing a Theme for Your Wedding

Choosing a theme for your wedding will be one of the most important decisions to be made.  It will influence the type of wedding gown you purchase, the style of invitations you order, the decorations for your reception and the food you serve at the reception.  Here are some tips for choosing a theme for
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Budget: Who Pays for What?

First of all, establish a manageable budget for your big day.  Determine what amount of money all of the parties involved – the bride and her parents and the groom and his parents – can and/or will contribute to the festivities.  It is customary for the bride’s family to cover the majority of the expenses.  Today,
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Budget: Does Having a Double Wedding Save Money?

What if your sister, your cousin or even a very close friend suggests sharing your wedding day?  Most women, at first, would probably shy away from a double wedding.  But if the other bride is your sister, your parents will surely appreciate the substantial savings and the treasured memories. From the start, all of the
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Etiquette: 15 Tips for a Successful Wedding

Establish a realistic budget and follow it.   Be sure to read and fully understand every contract before you sign it.  If something is not clear or if you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask.   Request and verify references for all of your wedding professionals before you commit to hiring them.  A true
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