A wedding is a huge task to undertake. Whether or not you’re the one planning it, there are so many nuances and services to hire that it’s easy to forget some important things. According to www.celebrationsatthebay.com, the average amount of time it takes to plan a wedding can vary between a week and 18 months—that’s a serious amount of time. But if you wait too long, you might forget some important details and if you don’t have enough time, you’re absolutely going to miss some important things that you want to include in your wedding. Here are a few things to help remind you about some wedding essentials that you mustn’t forget. Continue reading →
A backyard fete can be synonymous with something special, joyful and close to those your cherish. Charm comes in different shapes and colors, and for many, there is nothing more romantic than being outside and at one with nature to tie the knot. The memories you can create with a backyard wedding are just as magical as the ones you would get if you had chosen a luxury location. So if you don’t feel like getting married in a sumptuous castle or a sophisticated venue, why couldn’t you pick a simple location that can bring you back to the essential: When love is in the air, anywhere is the perfect wedding venue. Get your planning hat on and prepare a backyard wedding that you will never forget. Continue reading →
So, you’ve made up your mind that the time is right to propose, but you’re holding back because you want to ensure that the proposal is a perfect memorable moment. You remember your friends’ stories of their mind-blowing proposals, and you are well and truly feeling the pressure. Stop! You can make your marriage proposal memorable without a huge production. Here are some more subtle ways to make the moment memorable: Continue reading →
Ah to be outside and at one with nature – what could be a better way to tie the knot? The combination of bright blue skies (if the weather holds out, that is), gentle breezes, and the beautiful natural decor on display, is what makes outdoor weddings so amazing. Of course, while getting married outside can be amazing, it’s important to realize that a lot can go wrong. So, with that in mind, below are some of the dos and don’ts of planning a gorgeous garden wedding, to ensure that every eventuality is planned for.
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Getting married is one of the proudest moments in anyone’s life. Naturally you and your husband to be will want to share this milestone with the people that really mean the most to you. To ensure your special day will be enjoyed by all, we give your four affordable ways to create long lasting, happy memories, for everyone. Continue reading →
Your wedding is one of the biggest days of your life. All eyes will be on you and the event you throw. If you want to ensure that your memories of your wedding day are amazing and that your guests are also given an unforgettable experience, you will need to formulate a plan, but if you have no idea where to start, take a look at the following suggestions for creating a wedding that everyone will remember forever. Continue reading →
Are you engaged, or do you have an inkling that your boyfriend is planning to propose? You’ve probably already started to think about planning the wedding – even if he doesn’t know it yet! Many of us start thinking about our dream dress long before getting married is even a possibility, so you’re likely to have a lot of ideas already. But wait, have you thought about how you’re going to cover the cost of the wedding? Here, we discuss different approaches to financing the big day, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Continue reading →
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We know that planning a wedding isn’t easy, in fact, it’s probably one of the hardest events you will ever have to organize in your entire life. Not only are you dealing with an industry that’s become bigger than a seven-tiered wedding cake, has multiple options for just about everything whisper even the merest hint of the word ‘wedding’ and prices go through the roof. Still, you’re not in this alone, so it’s crucial that you and your groom work as a team, listen, communicate and be realistic about the budget because it’s the only way you’ll get through it all. Continue reading →
Preparing your wedding day, and especially your wedding fashion is a mixed experience for many brides and grooms. Indeed, while the excitement and joy of the bright future together are very present – and rightly so, after all, this is why you are getting married! – , there is no denying that this is a long and heavy process that has its fair share of stress and anxiety. There is so much to prepare for a wedding that it is easy to commit some fashion faux pas, that you would have stayed away from, if you had had your mind free to think about it clearly. Here is a little countdown of the most common fashion mistakes that brides, grooms and their friends are guilty of during the big day. Continue reading →
It is commonly known that you don’t know what real stress is until you’ve tried to plan a wedding. There is so much to think about: the venue, the guest list, the flowers, the dress… it really can be all-encompassing at times. Plus, it’s the biggest day of your life, so emotions tend to be running high from the get-go right up until the big day arrives. If you are looking after a child or working a full-time job alongside your wedding planning, the last thing you need are more tasks being piled on your plate at the last minute. But this is exactly what tends to happen when it comes to the groom. It will come as no surprise to anyone that the groom is typically less hyped about the wedding planning than the bride. However, there are still some things he needs to be proactive about to ensure that everything is in order by the time the wedding rolls around. Here are some of the top things grooms forget to do – so make sure you prompt him!
Some people say that children and weddings do not mix, and others think that a wedding wouldn’t be the same without little ones in dresses of taffeta and tulle running around. It’s a rather split opinion; children and weddings, and if you decide to have children around on your big day it’s something you should think about. You need to make provisions for the times you’d like them to be there; all day or evening? You need to make provisions for food; ask parents to supply or cater for them too? You also need to decide whether you want to provide entertainment outside of a DJ; colouring books anyone? Continue reading →
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Weddings are something of a chaotic thing to prepare for, no matter how organized you are. Once you’ve set a date, you’re firing a starting pistol on something which requires a lot of preparation. And unless you’ve set that date for “way, way in the future,” you can run short of time before you know it. Continue reading →
There is something very practical about choosing flowers for your wedding: Flowers subtly liven up your big day in more ways than you could care to know about. So, when you are picking your wedding flowers, it is naturally important to refer to a handy guide in order to make sure that you can think about everything. But tips such as being playful with colors, or personalizing your bouquet can only help you so much. Sometimes, to do things right, one needs to know what wrong looks like, only to better avoid it of course! So here’s the countdown of the top five wedding flower mistake that you want to avoid for your big day.
A wedding can be the most stressful thing that you ever plan. Everything has to run just-so, and why not? It’s all over in a day, and that is a day that you can never get back and recreate. For some it can be the most expensive thing they ever do, although frugality within weddings is becoming more of a trend.
Your wedding day is a huge day. Everything will supposedly be different from then onwards. Even if nothing technically changes, apart from your legal status, being married can make your relationship feel very different. The wedding is a fun party and a meaningful day, but it’s the marriage that follows that has more meaning. With all the hectic planning required for the big day, it can be easy to lose sight of that. If you want to emphasize your years of marriage to come, and not just the single day of your wedding, you can think of some ways to do that. Continue reading →