Category: Wedding Traditions

Selecting Bouquets And Boutonnieres For Your Wedding Party

Flowers can feature prominently in the centerpieces you create for your reception, the decorations you use for your altar, and in many other spaces during your wedding. Of course, some of the most recognizable floral arrangements you feature during your event are the ones that you and your wedding party carry with you. You can… Read more »

How Many Traditions Should You Include In Your Reception?

Hosting your wedding reception calls for you to make choices about what everyone will eat and drink, what to offer for dessert, and putting the right entertainment in place. In many ways, you can think of a reception as a traditional party, albeit one where you happen to be wearing some unusually fancy attire! However,… Read more »

How Bold Should My Wedding Colors Be?

When it comes to planning your wedding decorations, few choices will help shape the event’s overall look like your wedding colors. Your wedding colors play a part in highlighting the formality of your celebration, and they allow you to establish a theme. If you want to have a formal wedding experience, subtle color choices can… Read more »

Using A Ring Bearer And Flower Girl In Your Wedding Ceremony

When they make their respective marches down your aisle, your ring bearer and flower girl can elicit a positive reaction from your guests. This is usually one of the cutest moments of your wedding, but it is one that can take some planning. After all, working with younger children can be a challenge, as they… Read more »

How Much Effort Should We Put Into Planning Our First Dance?

Before you open up the floor to your guests, it is customary for you and your partner to have your first dance at the reception. For some couples, this is a fun opportunity to show off, and a chance to do something truly memorable. For others, this tradition can be more intimidating than exciting. How… Read more »

Pursuing Nontraditional Wedding Ideas

Following wedding traditions can make your special day easier to plan. After all, when you work around the familiar elements of wedding ceremonies and receptions, you can find that vendors are prepared to address what interests you. It can also be easier for you to prepare simply because you know what you are looking for…. Read more »

Incorporating Family Traditions Into Your Wedding

As much as your wedding is about you and your partner making your union official, it also celebrates the union of your families. As you start making plans for your ceremony and reception, one or both families may have traditions that you can draw from as you prepare for your special day. These may be… Read more »

Deciding Between Online Or Physical Wedding Invitations

As exciting as it is to tell everyone about your wedding day, the idea of creating and sending out invitations can feel more stressful than joyful. Producing your invitations comes after another particularly tough task – determining who you want to attend your special day. On top of selecting the right look for your invitations,… Read more »

Should I Offer More Than Just Wedding Cake For Dessert?

As it stands tall on your dessert table, your guests will have an easy time spotting your wedding cake. A beautifully decorated cake can be attractive, and it can help you end your night on a particularly sweet note. Of course, even a towering tiered cake can only hold so many slices, and you want… Read more »

What To Expect During Your Bridal Shower Celebration

Your bridal shower is a chance to enjoy yourself, and celebrate your upcoming wedding with people who are important to you. Traditionally, this event also gives friends and family members an early opportunity to gift you with items that you can use to set up your new home with your partner. While you can certainly… Read more »