Monthly Archives: November 2009

Beauty: Wedding Day Hair Tips and Considerations

When choosing a hairstyle for your wedding day there are plenty of things to consider. Keep in mind your face shape, is it oval, square, heart or round. Certain styles can make your face shape stand out in very unflattering ways. If you have a long face you will not want a style piled up
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Reception: Wedding Decorations from Mother Nature

Nature offers all types of beautiful decorations. For those of you who climbed apple trees a lot as a child or grew up on a farm nature may bring back a lot of fond memories as well. When looking for wedding decorations and centerpiece ideas take a peek outdoors. Beautiful and rich colors can be
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Vendors: Having a Photo Booth at Your Wedding

Photo booths have become quite big in the world of wedding photography. They are very entertaining and the unique, goofy, and even beautiful images captured make the time and trouble of hosting one well worth it. You can either make one yourself or rent one from a company. Hiring a photographer to help with the
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Invitation Wording Dilemma: Non-Standard Situations

Last week we gave you the basic skinny on the standard protocol for listing (or not listing) parents on the wedding invitation. But as with so many things involving weddings and major life events, “standard” rarely applies in the real world! To help couples navigate the potentially intimidating realm of wording a formal invitation, we’re
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Flowers: Non-Floral Bouquets

A bouquet is defined as a bunch or grouping of flowers. But today’s brides are showing us, you do not have to use flowers. “Bouquets” are popping up as bunches of many different pretty things. Tissue or paper flowers are becoming a popular alternative. Think about the possibilities (especially if you are a crafty bride)
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Reception: Wedding Reception Bar Options

For wedding receptions that serve alcohol, deciding what and how much can be a confusing and frustrating decision. So we’ve decided to address some of the different options offered to you. Cash Bar While most times considered a faux pas, cash bars are a more popular option in recent years. A lot of couples consider
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Ceremony: Ceremony Readings

Quite often people choose to have a reading or two at their wedding. Typical choices are a favorite excerpt from a book, a poem, a family prayer, etc. Readings are typically done by guests of honor such as the Maid of honor, Best man or a parent. What you choose to have read will help
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Invitation Wording Dilemma: Listing (or not!) the Groom’s Parents

We counsel brides (yes, sometimes we feel like counselors!) every day on the best strategies for wedding invitation wording that reflects unique situations. One of the questions we frequently receive surrounds the traditional practice of listing the bride’s parents on the invitation, but not the groom’s. A wedding invitation is just like an invite to
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