Reuse flowers throughout the wedding - If you are doing DIY flowers, assign two people to move around the flowers between
Every girl dreams about her wedding day and I was no different. I had Pinterest boards galore and had been a bridesmaid in three of my closest friend's weddings. I was sad I would never get my day but tried to hide it. Matt noticed.
You'll fall in love with this whimsical wedding. 👑
Your personal papparazzi will be filming every moment from the proposal through the last dance on your wedding day. You need a plan to make sure you get a copy of every photo and video.
Prices of weddings will continue to rise, people will get busier and busier, and the demand for traditional weddings will decline. Pop-up weddings are here to stay and will be seen as a common wedding option in the future.
Co-authored by Taylor Matook The usual advice to combat this waste is to wrap gifts in newspaper or use a reusable gift bag
This takes some serious skill.
So of course for her 3rd birthday we decided to do a Sophia theme and I decided she needed to have a doll cake. Except I promised myself back in July that I wouldn't buy my birthday cakes anymore.
For those brides-to-be who may still have a few steps to take before heading down the aisle, here are seven tips to help minimize unnecessary stress.
I've always wanted to be the person to write the formal definition of "DIY" for weddings. God knows, I've learned it the hard way. Both in planning my own DIY wedding in 2004, and in helping brides and grooms with the Do-It-Yourself bug find ways to make their personal mark on their wedding planning.
Weddings are a big deal. Every small detail seems to matter, and the more we invest time into the planning, the more overwhelming it can become. Maybe you're the type of bride that enjoys the process, which is great! Maybe you're not, and that's great too!
There are no rules about how DIY works for weddings. As a full-service wedding planner, I'd be lying if I didn't say the phrase Do-It-Yourself (or DIY) has made me groan a LOT of times.
"We really didn't think of it as weird because we deal with death all the time. It's the family business."
If you are the DIY type, it's easy to think that you can just do everything for your wedding yourself. There certainly are plenty of tutorials out there on how to make everything from your bouquet to your favors from scratch.
Wedding planning is an art form. No really, it is. A good wedding planner not only has to have good business sense and excellent organizational skills, but she also has to be able to see the brides' and grooms' visions for their perfect days and know how to execute them.
There is nothing more frustrating to me as a wedding planner than a client not taking my advice. As the expert, when giving a suggestion or advice, I back everything up with stories from previous clients who didn't listen.
You might be wondering things like: What's worth splurging on? Do you actually need a headpiece? And how much should you really spend on shoes?