This Wedding Wednesday, is all about contracts. Contracts are a necessity in the wedding industry, particularly for photography. Industry Save the Date In the wedding industry, there are only a few dates per year when weddings are likely to happen. Most brides want Saturday (52 in a year). Most brides do not want a holiday
Kids at Weddings This weeks’ Wedding Wednesday tip is about inviting kids to weddings. An Observation At a recent networking event, we were part of this conversation: Guy 1: We missed you at [a friend's] wedding. You missed a good time. It was a great meal and an open bar. Guy 2: Yeah, we were
How much should you spend on an engagement ring? Shopping for an engagement ring can be a scary process for guys. It’s the most important piece of jewelry they’ll ever buy and quite likely the most expensive, too. Tacori not only makes beautiful rings, they also are good teachers about their products…with this lovely infographic
Guys, this one’s for you! Is she The One for you? For always and forever? Do you spend your time away from her wishing you were together? Is every day with her better than the one before? Then, it might be time to begin the planning to put a ring on it! Engagement season runs
Devices at Weddings This week’s Wedding Wednesday is about devices: phones, cameras, and camcorders. The Way It Was Originally, etiquette combined with the cost of devices kept guests from showing up at a wedding ceremony with a camera, camcorder, or any other device. Then, cameras got cheaper and guests began to bring cameras to capture
Toasting Tips This week’s Wedding Wednesday tip is about toasting! Toasting is not easy. Even if you aren’t the Best Man or Maid of Honor, you could be expected to toast the bride and groom. These days, toasting ceremonies take on a life of their own. You don’t want to be the only guest at
Babies in Weddings This week, our Wedding Wednesday tip is about including babies/toddlers in the wedding ceremony. A lot of couples want to include babies and very young children in the wedding party. There are a lot of idealistic visions for how cute it will be when the little flower girl gives the little ring
These Wedding Wednesday tools will help you select a color palette for your wedding! Adobe’s Kuler site that helps you pick a color palette for any project. It can be really helpful with planning wedding or other party colors. It was down for a while, if if it’s back, Color Scheme Designer is great, too.
This week’s Wedding Wednesday is part two of our series on saving. Keep the fairytale, but balance the checking account, too. There are many places were you can save on your wedding without sacrificing. Some require a little more research. Others are just a better way to spend the same amount of money. A couple
Wedding Wednesday: saving on the big day for the big day! Part one of two. You just got engaged. You want the wedding of a lifetime (who doesn’t?) but you also want to keep some money for a down payment on a house. Oh, and now that you’ll have in-laws, your travel expectations have just
This Wedding Wednesday, we share some first steps to wedding planning for those who are newly engaged. Newly-engaged couples have several initial tasks ahead of them as they embark on the journey of planning their wedding. Announce your engagement. Northern brides and grooms may find themselves the guests of honor at fairly formal engagement party.
One of the most fun parts of wedding planning can be choosing a unique color palette. At the same time, unique colors can be harder to match with ribbons, tulle, and wedding accessories. And that, is the quandary. With all the cool palettes and inspiration boards out there, the accessories and decor items are going
This week’s Wedding Wednesday tip is about negotiating. Negotiate It’s your big day. Many brides dream of their wedding day from the time they are little girls and have grand plans and elaborate fantasies of every detail. Sounds lavish, already, right? In addition, family can have expectations on the couple that translate into a more
This Wedding Wednesday tip is about cutting costs, so you can save money! A wedding is a once in a life time occasion. You want the day to be perfect. You don’t want to start your married life with debt. Here are some tips for making your day truly special while keeping an eye on