Tag Archives: etiquette

Wedding Etiquette: Help! Color Confusion

Q: I picked my wedding colors a few months ago thinking we were going to have a summer wedding, but our venue changed and now we’ll be pushing our date to April 2014 (boo!)… so I really want to change my colors, but my girls already bought their dresses!  It’s my day and I think I’ll
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Wedding Etiquette: Listing Registry Information

Q: I’d like to list my registry information on my wedding invitation. I’d also like to tastefully note that I’d prefer to receive only gifts that are listed on our registry. How should I note this request?  — Hannah from SC A: Oh, my! You’ll have to forgive me, but I  just laughed out loud
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Wedding Etiquette: My “Something Old” Dilemma

My future mother-in-law has eagerly suggested that I wear her wedding veil as my “something old”. My own mother has offered her veil as well. While their offers are sweet and the thought of wearing such a special, personal item is tempting, I don’t know how to respond. I don’t want to hurt either of
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Wording Dilemma: Listing the Parents

My fiancé’s parents, who aren’t financially contributing to our ceremony or reception, want their names listed on our wedding invitation along with the names of my parents. My own parents, however, prefer very traditional wording and don’t think his parents should be listed. I don’t know how to please everyone!  –Finley from CA Pleasing everyone may be
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Wedding Etiquette: Saying “Thank You”

We are considering having our thank you notes pre-printed with a wedding photo and a general thank-you to everyone. We would love to avoid writing hundreds of thank-you’s! Is this proper etiquette?  Also, how much time do we have to send them out after our wedding? — Jill in AZ While using a pre-printed thank
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Weekly Rally: Rustic summer, shoes and gifts!

A summer wedding inspiration board, gift giving etiquette, wedding shoe trends and a wedding DJ are all on the blog this week.  In case you missed a day of Between Designs here’s a quick re-cap: Mismatched table settings, natural fabrics, and mason jars create the perfect look for a rustic summer wedding. The temperatures are
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Wedding Etiquette: The Art of Gift Giving

A good friend gave me a very generous gift when I got married.  Now it’s her turn and I’m afraid that I just can’t afford to give her the same amount! How much is typically spent on a wedding gift? Am I required to give her a shower gift and a wedding gift? I need
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Wording Dilemma: Child of Divorce

My parents are divorced. Neither are remarried and they are both hosting my upcoming wedding. They still share the same last name and are worried that our guests will be confused. I’m a little lost! What is the proper way to word my invitation? – Heather from NJ We understand your dilemma. The times they
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Wedding Etiquette: Stay One Hop Ahead

I need help getting started! I’m not sure when to do what? Any advice on when I should order and mail my save the dates, invitations, thank you notes, etc.?          –Amy in MA Amy- Here at The Green Kangaroo, we ultimately believe that you should do what’s best for YOU. What works for
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