Events

How Much Do Wedding Vendors Charge?

Posted by on Aug 9, 2015 in Events

This is just an average of what you can expect to pay for Wedding Vendors. Please keep in mind, your geographical area can have a lot to do with the prices you will pay for a Wedding Vendor. Wedding Planners: Full service wedding planners will charge anywhere from $3,000 to $7,000, while month-of-coordinators will likely charge between $1,500 to 3,000. It all depends on the scope of the work involved, number of guests, budget of wedding, etc. Stationer: You can expect to pay between $4.00 to $8.00 per invitation. You can go on-line and order invitations for less.  The more you customize an...

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4 Ways to Save Money When Planning a Wedding

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Events

1) Limit your guest list. And remember uninvited guests should NOT be invited to any bridal showers, etc. 2) Consider holding your wedding on a Friday or Sunday. Rates are usually less on these off days. 3) Don’t schedule your wedding prior to a big holiday. Prices for flowers can be significantly higher a few weeks before a holiday, (Mother’s Day, Valentines Day, etc.). 4) Don’t hold your wedding on a busy weekend. Know what events are going to be held in your town when you want to have your wedding. Hotel rooms will be at a premium and hard to come by for your out-of-town...

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What To Do With Your Wedding Gown After Your Wedding

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Events

You have spent a lot of money on your gorgeous wedding gown.  You only wear it once — on your Wedding Day. So what do you do with your wedding gown now after your wedding? You basically have three options: 1) You can KEEP IT. First you want to think about why you want to keep your wedding gown. Do you want to keep it as a memento of your wedding day? Do you want to pass it down to your daughter, relative, or a friend? If you decide you want to keep your Wedding Gown, you will need to have it professionally cleaned and preserved or you will end up with a discolored, worthless dress in a...

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DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Wedding Projects to attempt:

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Events

There are a lot of wedding DIY projects you can attempt, as follows: Save-the-Dates:  “Save-The Dates” are an opportunity to show your creative side. You can create a custom postcard from photos or use one from your engagement session. If you have a good printer, there are a lot of computer programs out there that can help you create great “Save-the-Dates” for your upcoming wedding. Escort Cards:    Escort Cards are one of the first items your guests will see before entering the Reception. Escort cards let your guests know which table they will be sitting at during the Reception....

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Selecting Your Wedding Venue

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Events

Searching for “the perfect” wedding venue can sometimes be one of the most agonizing steps in the wedding planning process. The best thing to do is first figure out how many guests you want to have at your wedding, what your wedding budget will be, and what kind of wedding do you want to have. Try thinking about weddings you have attended in the past, and how much you enjoyed the setting at a particular venue. Your ceremony budget generally is 3% of your total budget; your reception budget generally is about 46% of your total budget. A House of Worship If you plan on having your wedding...

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Ways to Guarantee a Great Wedding

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Events

Planning a wedding where your guests will have a great time is very important. Here are some tips to help you in planning a successful wedding. Ceremony: When planning your ceremony, try to keep it between 30 to 45 minutes long. Anything longer than 45 minutes can start to bore your guests. If your ceremony location is not in the same location as your reception, make sure the venues are not too far from each other (30 minutes maximum). Check out the parking at the venue(s) and make sure there is ample parking for your guests. Provide clear information (maps, directions, parking information,...

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