Wedding Tips

Wedding Registry Tips

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Wedding Tips

Creating a wedding registry can be an overwhelming process. If you haven’t created one yet, you might be feeling pressure from your friends and family. Your wedding guests will want to get you something and will need a little guidance. Here is some advice for putting together your wedding registry. Why You Should Register Without a registry, you can end up with items you already have or ones you don’t need. Guests are by no means obligated to buy you something from your registry, but it does give them a good place to start. When to Register Try to have your registry completed at least...

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Seating Your Wedding Guests: Open Seating or Assigned Tables?

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Wedding Tips

Open Seating Open seating at weddings means there are no table or seat assignments. Guests will enter the reception room and choose a seat at any table. Open seating may seem as if it would be fun and spontaneous for your guests, but you don’t want your guests to feel stranded without somewhere welcoming to sit, or rushed into claiming their seats. With open seating, it will take longer for your guests to seat themselves. If you choose to have open seating, I would highly suggest having at least one extra table for every 100 guests or at least 4-6 extra place settings (per 100 guests) than...

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Bridal Party Roles

Posted by on Jul 16, 2016 in Wedding Tips

Your bridal party is the supporting cast of your wedding. Each attendant has a specific job and obligation to fulfill. Here is a breakdown of the traditional roles for everyone in your bridal party. Maid or Matron of Honor Your maid or matron of honor (MOH) is your main bridesmaid, and she will give you the most help during the planning of your wedding and on your wedding day. Traditionally, your MOH will coordinate a bridal shower and bachelorette party for you. She will help you shop for your wedding gown and attend dress fittings (and learn how to bustle your gown). She will also help...

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Weddings by Kathleen at Work

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Wedding Tips

Weddings by Kathleen at work (click on link to see photos). Weddings by Kathleen will organize, attend and run your ceremony rehearsal with or without your wedding officiant  so your wedding ceremony is picture perfect in every way. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1195602297139328.1073741845.243873272312240&type=1&l=7ef6832e99   Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Wedding Planners, Wedding Designers & Wedding Coordinators: What’s the Difference?

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Wedding Tips

So many titles and different job descriptions… what is the difference between the three? Wedding planners are all about planning the logistics of your wedding. They start with you at the beginning of planning your big day. They help you select your venue, work on your budget, handle all your vendor contract negotiations, and execute your wedding vision on the day of your event. Wedding designers work specifically with you on your floor plans, flowers, linens, wedding attire, lighting, furniture, and décor. Their job is all about the aesthetics. Wedding coordinators specialize in day-of...

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Blocking Hotel Rooms for Your Out-of-Town Guests

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 in Wedding Tips

If you are planning a wedding, you most likely will need to block hotel rooms for your out-of-town guests. I’ve found a company that has created a highly customized no-cost service that oversees the hotel room block process on your behalf. WhereWillTheyStay offers two types of services, as follows: Their Signature Service is a free service. They will identify and negotiate rates at up to 5 hotels for clients, and these options can include your requested properties or ones they identify based on given parameters. They  also have a Premium Service for $149. This service level includes...

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