The Welcome Gifts Weddings Guests Really Want!

The Welcome Gifts Weddings Guests Really Want!

Want your out-of-town wedding guests to feel really welcome? Have gift bags ready to greet them!

We are big proponents of choosing simple and affordable gifts for your wedding guests. After all, who wouldn’t love to pick from a selection of gourmet cookies or popcorn to take home from the reception? Plus, these kinds of gifts double as reception entertainment. That said, there is one place where more traditional gifts can be a welcome, even necessary, addition, and that is as a generous welcome for your out-of-town guests! (more…)

Fun, Affordable Ways to Add Personality to Your Wedding Day!

Fun, Affordable Ways to Add Personality to Your Wedding Day!

Want to pack a lot of personality into your wedding day? Consider these easy, impactful decorating ideas!

As a bride, you probably want to create a memorable wedding day, and one that exudes personality. That said, who wants to spend a fortune on decorative details that might easily go unnoticed? There are several ways to design a dream wedding day without breaking your budget to do so. Here are some of our favorite affordable ways to add a lot of personality to your wedding celebration! (more…)

Is a Short Engagement Right for You?

Is It a Short Engagement Right for You?

You don’t need years to plan your dream wedding. If you want to enjoy a short engagement, here’s how!

Now that you are officially engaged, is the one question most pressing on your mind, “Do I really have to have a long engagement?” It’s not uncommon for modern couples to wait years before finally walking the aisle, after becoming engaged. This can add up to plenty of time to save for a wedding and to plan every last detail, but it can also create a great deal of stress. After all, who likes waiting? If you have a sneaky suspicion that a long engagement simply isn’t for you, here are some important considerations. (more…)

Affordable Yet Elegant Touches for Your Ceremony Space

Affordable Yet Elegant Touches for Your Ceremony Space

Add interest and color to your ceremony space with colorful floral arrangements in quirky containers!

Most brides spend a lot of time thinking about and planning how they’ll decorate their wedding reception. After all, it’s where wedding guests will spend the majority of their time. That said, you can actually create a lot of interest at your wedding ceremony by choosing a few well-placed decorative elements. And since the ceremony space is the first your guests will see, why not make sure it reflects your overall vision for your big day? (more…)

What Do Wedding Guests Really Care About? Part Two

What Do Wedding Guests Really Care About? Part Two

Want to really wow your gusts? Party the night away with them!

Yes, your wedding day should live up to your dreams. But if you want to make sure that the event leaves guests happy, along with you and your groom, there are a few aspects that tend to matter more than the others. Hint, your guests aren’t anxious to go home with candles with your photo printed on it, or hand labeled jars of Jordan almonds. What your guests really want is to have fun with you, and a lot of it! (more…)

What Do Wedding Guests Really Care About? Part One

What Do Wedding Guests Really Care About? Part One

Why not give the guests what they really want? Keep the ceremony short and sweet, and end it with a dramatic kiss, like Kellie and Landan! Photo by Tony Elena Smith Photo

Now that you’re deep in the throes of wedding planning, it may be hard – even nearly impossible – to remember what it feels like to be on the other side of the aisle, namely as a wedding guest. That can make it difficult to prioritize what is actually most important when it comes to creating a memorable and meaningful day for not just yourself, but also the loved ones you’ve invited to share in your celebration. Fortunately, we’re here with a few helpful reminders about what your guests really care about. Because knowing that can help you keep your eye on the prize, you know, marrying the man of your dreams. It also makes you less likely to waste time or money on insignificant details that really won’t matter all that much in the end. (more…)

Say Yes to These Stylish Bridesmaids Dresses!

Say Yes to These Stylish Bridesmaids Dresses!

Want your bestie to feel beautiful on your big day? Pick stylish dresses they really might want to wear again!

Want to help your friends feel fabulous on your wedding day? It’s totally possible to create your dream look for photo ops while still allowing your friends to wear dresses – or not – that will help them feel beautiful! In fact, there seem to be more stylish bridesmaids options than ever before. In fact, while it might be hard to believe, some could even be worn again. So, if you want to create your dream day and manage to keep your friends happy, consider these updated and gorgeous takes on bridesmaids attire. (more…)