Deciding whether to go with pre-planned seating at your wedding or not doesn’t have to be a difficult choice to make, but it’s important to weigh all of your options first.
After all, having a seating chart doesn’t have to mean a huge bulletin board fastened to the wall, and your guests don’t have to search for their names as if they’re rushing to find out if they made the cut for the high school baseball team.
There are so many seating chart, escort card and place card options out there, all you have to do is find the right style that works for you. Continue reading →
As you begin to figure out what you want your wedding to be like, consider these inspirational wedding traditions and themes from across the globe. There sure are some amazing colors, patterns and rituals out there that just may help you put the finishing touches on your dream wedding.
While researching this topic, my eye continuously wandered over to three worldly influences: Indian, Celtic and Asian. They are colorful, unique and packed full of longstanding cultural tradition.
So, here’s the color palette:
By no means do you have to incorporate all five colors into your wedding theme, but just take a look at what happens when you do…
If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably woken up in a sweat at night dreaming of your wedding day gone tragically a-rye. Your mother-in-law’s lost and doesn’t make it to the ceremony, your groom has only one shoe and you have a zit the size of Texas on the tip of your nose and your concealer is nowhere to be found!
Instead of stressing out over the possibility of these things happening, I suggest we heed the advice of all the brides before us…and make a list! Continue reading →
Oh, stripes — you either love ‘em or you hate ‘em. They can be a tad frightening, especially if you’re not 100% sure how to pull them off. But let’s face it, when done right stripes can add a ton of interest, dimension and character to your wedding.
So don’t be afraid. If you’re a lover of all things stripey, then I say, ‘stripe away!’
I’ve put together some stripe-themed looks I think will really help you incorporate your favorite stripes into your wedding, without being too overpowering or cheesy.
One wedding tradition that has long stood the test of time is displaying colorful origami animals at the reception or ceremony to bring good luck — and splashes of color — to the wedding celebration.
Origami [awr-i-gah-mee] — derived from ori, the Japanese word for “folding” and kami, meaning “paper” — is a long withstanding Japanese tradition started in the 1600s. It has since become a popular decor accessory at weddings around the world. Continue reading →