Receiving an invitation to a wedding is an honor that people should take seriously. We all know that one person who’s not going to RSVP and still show up to the event or vice versa. This is one reason why sending wedding invitations are exhausting!
There are many ways to make your invites festive, but that’s only the beginning of the process. In addition to wedding invitations, couples send Save the Dates because it gives confirmation that you are getting married. Save the Dates should be mailed six to eight months before the wedding date. This will eliminate phone calls from guest like. “Are you getting married next year,” or “Did you guys set a wedding date yet?” Save the Dates is fun and some of the popular ways to send them are in magnet form, postcards, e-vites, etc. Use engagement photos for Save the Dates, this adds a personal touch your guest will enjoy, and it puts your engagement photos to good use.
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Not every bride is a Bridezilla.
Most brides envision their wedding day prior to planning. They will do their absolute best to make sure their vision comes to life. It’s crucial for everyone to be on board, whether they like the bride’s ideas or not. A bridesmaid may not like the way their dress looks or the MOH (maid of honor) may refuse to wear make-up. This can cause frustration because the bride has a perception she wants to accomplish. But, there’s a way to talk to people and state how you feel without turning into a Bridezilla. Continue reading “5 Ways to Avoid Bridezilla Behaviors!”
Every bride deserves to have a bridal shower! It’s a time when the MOH (maid of honor/matron of honor) and bridesmaids shower the future Mrs. There’s nothing like coming together and celebrating with food, games, and pure fun. To have a successful shower a few things need to take place. It’s significant to have your invitations sent out, party favors purchased, and food. Oh, and what’s a party without games? Coordinating a bridal shower is fun yet hard work. Anyone in the bridal party can participate in making sure things run smoothly, and if everyone works together it will be a successful event. To throw a shower without having everyone in panic mode, designate one person to coordinate the event. That person can assign small projects to everyone. Too many people involve can cause confusion, and too little help will leave one person stressed out. Make sure you have the right amount of people helping and consistent communication.
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There are thousands of ways to create wedding invitations. Online templates give brides the chance to put their creativity to life. You no longer have to go to the store and purchase bulk invitations. Invitations at the store give you a limited selection to choose from, and it can be costly printing them from your computer. If you have not already downloaded a wedding planner calendar, do so here. Planners will give you a timeline of what and when things need to be done. Schedule to send out wedding invitations 6-8 weeks prior to the wedding date. It’s important to give guest adequate time to turn in their RSVP’s and provide them with accommodations
for your special day. Guest will want to know what hotels are blocked and if a shuttle service will be provided for the wedding. It’s imperative that the invites are informative to avoid unwanted phone calls from guests. The task can be time-consuming and tedious but it must be done! Pinterest has a lot of DIY (do it yourself) ideas that can be cost effective for your budget. Keep in mind to order or make extra invitations just in case you have to add people to your guest list.
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The first meal as bride and groom with your guest will be memorable. It’s important to meet with different caterers and schedule multiple food tastings. Anyone can make a meal look delicious, but it has to not only look the part but taste the part! You don’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on a meal everyone will hate. For most weddings, the food is something people will talk about for a long time. Make sure your first meal as husband and wife is a good one! Every guest who sits down to enjoys their food with the bride and groom expects it to be a great meal. Just like picking a dress or a venue, the food has to be on it’s A game. If not people will talk about you and you will be disappointed eating something that turned out to be nasty on your special day. Continue reading “3 Main Tips for Great Wedding Tasting Experience”