Picture this… It’s mid-June in Michigan and you’re having an outdoor wedding. You’re expecting (and truly hoping for) a beautiful wedding day filled with cooler temperatures, sunshine, even a slight breeze…. But then reality kicks in (it is Michigan after all)! Your early summer wedding turns sticky and stagnant with temperatures soaring into the […]
What is your husband’s passion? (Besides you of course!) Is he a Star Wars super fan? Does he live and breath for the Detroit Tigers? Always on the golf course? One way to show off a ‘slice’ of your husbands personality (ha, get it?) is by including a Groom’s Cake at your wedding reception […]
You’ve got your ring. The love of your life. Now, you’re probably seeing dollar signs! $$$$ When it comes to setting a budget for one of the biggest days of your life, where do you begin? It’s not an easy question to ask but start with ‘who’s paying’. Set your budget: Whether your […]
We couldn’t stop gushing over the “not-quite-royal-wedding-of-the-year,” a.k.a. the nuptials of Pippa Middleton and 41-year-old hedge fund manager, James Matthews. The sister of Katherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, had a wedding straight out of a fairy tale May 20th at St Mark’s Church in Englefield. From the gown, the page boy outfits, to her dainty […]
Flowers soaring through the air. Petals getting ripped to shreds. No satin or lace gown is safe. It’s that moment during your wedding when your girlfriends think “could I be next?!” That’s right — it’s time for the bouquet toss! It’s one of those traditions that’s just downright fun for your guests to watch. With […]
There’s just something special about turning each page of your wedding album. Your eyes are able to soak up every detail you worked endlessly to plan, while your heart re-lives every powerful emotion — all through imagery. Once your special day comes to an end, your photos keep the memories alive for decades to come. […]
Your wedding flowers are a big part (read budget item) to your wedding day. They can add to the theme, set off the details of your wedding dress and wow in your wedding reception centerpieces.
While many modern brides prefer fun and stylish wedding photos, you might still want more traditional family images (or at least know you have to do them for mom). Your wedding day family formal images are the ones that mom will proudly display, the photos that document the family that attended – and the images that truly gain more importance with every anniversary you celebrate.
Deciding who to invite to your wedding is often one of the most challenging (and emotionally charged) parts of planning a wedding. Office politics, family dynamics and budgets can create some stressful moments. Guest lists go beyond friendships, careers and family dynamics – especially when you remember each person on your guest list represents a fee for food, drinks, decor, printing, postage, and the list goes on.
Being engaged is an exciting time, but it can also be a bit overwhelming. Suddenly you find yourself planning the biggest event of your life and might not know where to begin. You know you need to ask some questions, but where should you start? We’ve gathered some important questions to help you get started.