Ceremony

Spontaneity: The Art of Eloping

Photo Credit: Flickr, WSilver Planning a wedding is something that many brides find exciting and incredibly fulfilling. However, not all brides are meant to have an extravagant or backyard wedding with all of their friends and family. Some brides prefer to enter the next chapter of their lives with their soon-to-be-husbands by exchanging vows in
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Tradition Inspiration: Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue

An age-old tradition that many brides like to incorporate into their walk down the aisle is to have something new, something old, something borrowed, and something blue. Here are some ideas to inspire you when checking off your list: Something Old There are many different ways to incorporate something old, which represents the brides past,
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Ceremony: 9 Tips for Writing Your Wedding Vows

Many brides like to personalize their weddings by writing their own wedding vows. This is a great way for them to share the overwhelming love and excitement for the future, but can sometimes be hard to write. We have 9 tips to make writing your wedding vows easy, manageable, and memorable: PLAN Don’t wait until
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Ceremony: A Walk Down the Aisle

When one is asked about a traditional wedding, they usually say that the father is the one to walk the bride down the aisle. But what works for some doesn’t always work for all. Different family structures call for different scenarios. We have a few suggestions when it comes to choosing who will walk you
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Ceremony: Sand Ceremony

Where the tradition started is rough at best. While some say this ceremony started on the west coast where beach weddings are popular. Some also claim that there are some roots in Native American traditions. Either way there is no mistake that a sand ceremony is a unique and more contemporary alternative to the unity
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Ceremony: Big or Small Wedding

It seems that for a long time, big weddings were expected. Guest lists of 200 people and big, extravagant receptions seemed to be everyone’s choice. After all, it is your day, so why not have it your way?  Brides would spend hours looking through bridal magazines at all of the beautiful over-the-top dresses, cakes, and
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Ceremony: Rehearsal Cruise

Imagine how relaxing it would feel to cruise along the water, watching the sunset. After the rehearsal dinner is over, treat your wedding party to a celebration at sea.  If you live near a lake, river, or better even, an ocean, inquire about boats for hire.  There are boats large enough to accommodate 100 people and
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Ceremony: Unity Candle or Sand Ceremony?

After the bride and groom have exchanged their wedding vows, a majority of the couples then proceed with the lighting of the Unity Candle.  This has been a tradition for several years and symbolizes the two becoming one.  The bride and groom each take a pre-lit taper candle and then light a larger candle, extinguishing
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