Ceremony

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: 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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Ceremony: Important Traditions for the Ceremony

There are several traditions that people will say have to be included in the ceremony.  In reality, it is up to you which ones you choose to acknowledge; after all, it is your day.  Here are few traditions that are important to have as part of you ceremony. Probably the oldest, most universal and most
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Ceremony: A Personal Touch to a Wedding Ceremony

I love when I go to a wedding and something during the ceremony takes me by surprise in a good way. Just recently I attended a wedding where the officiant had upon one of the first meetings with the couple asked them to write down on separate pieces of paper the attributes about the other
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Wedding Styles: Formal or Informal

Very Formal Wedding Attire: This style of wedding adheres to strict wedding etiquette.  The wedding gown should be elegant and traditional, with a long train and veil in a complementary length for the bride.  6-12 bridesmaids wearing floor-length dresses.  Mothers of the bridge and groom also wear floor-length dresses.  The groom and all the men
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Ceremony: Where to Hold the Ceremony?

During ancient times, the most sacred place for a wedding was someplace created by nature, like a hilltop or a mountainside where heaven and earth meet.  As people came to believe in one deity, they built houses of worship, and their sacred places came to include those churches, cathedrals, temples and synagogues.  The bride and
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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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