Category: Wedding Trends

Fun Alternatives To Traditional Wedding Gift Requests

The traditional wedding registry can include items that make sense for many, but not all, couples who are ready to walk down the aisle. If you do find yourself less than enthused to receive gifts that “make sense” for a registry, you can still feel pressure from friends and family members who want to provide… Read more »

Who Should Serve As Your Ring Bearer And Flower Girl?

Including a ring bearer and flower girl in your wedding ceremony provides more than just a nod to tradition. By filling these roles, you create opportunities for smaller family members (or family of close friends) to take part in your wedding. You also add a sweet moment to your event. While the choice to have… Read more »

Asking A Friend Or Family Member To Officiate Your Wedding

It is still common for couples to hire professional officiants, or ask someone connected to the religious services they attend. However, many are choosing people they have personal connections with to serve in this role. While several roles in your wedding can be occupied by people you know, the officiant has one of the most… Read more »

Wedding Day Style Suggestions For Grooms

People have traditionally expected grooms to wear tuxedos on their wedding day. However, you may have already been to several weddings with grooms who choose to have a more casual or modern look. Should you stick with something classic, or are you interested in making a different style choice? The first thing you should do… Read more »

How Table Centerpieces Showcase Your Style At The Reception

Once you establish a wedding theme, you can start looking for decorative pieces that contribute to the mood and level of formality you want for your special day. While every decorative touch matters, a few choices will inevitably attract more attention than others. One decorative piece that is particularly important if the wedding centerpieces you… Read more »

Should We Fit The Bouquet Toss Into Our Reception Plans?

While working out your plans for your wedding reception, you may find yourself unsure of whether you really want to include certain moments in the event. While there are many traditions people expect to see honored during your special day, you have control over what you do or do not fit into the course of… Read more »

How To Communicate With Guests Using Online Tools

Throughout your engagement period, you can field questions from guests and wedding party members. Fortunately, you can address some of the most common questions and concerns in advance by setting up a wedding website. The website you create lets you share more than you can fit into your invitations or save-the-date cards. Because your wedding… Read more »

Selecting A Bridal Gown For An Outdoor Wedding

The selection of the bridal gown can take time and patience. Even if you have a clear idea of what you want, it may take time to find a dress that has both the right look and right fit for you. As you plan a wedding with an outdoor ceremony, think about how your surroundings… Read more »

Tips For Using Repurposed Items As Wedding Decorations

Many couples are excited to showcase a DIY spirit when creating the look for their wedding. While this approach is often taken to create a rustic wedding theme, there are many ways to set your wedding apart when you work to create your own decorations. If you want your wedding to have a classic look,… Read more »

Serving Groom’s Cake And Other Fun Desserts At A Reception

Dessert often marks a sweet end to an evening. During your wedding reception, the arrival of the cake is one of the last formal events you will enjoy. While the classic tiered wedding cake is one of the most memorable and recognizable images at a wedding, it is just one of several desserts you can… Read more »