Your sweetheart just popped the question and you said yes! To celebrate the happy time, many couples opt to have engagement parties. It’s a great way to celebrate your upcoming nuptials in a more intimate, casual manner. As you envision your perfect post-proposal bash, there a few tips to consider throughout the planning process. The following 11 steps will help ensure that your engagement party is exactly what you want. 1. Make your guest list. This is a key step to consider before determing other factors because it influences the outcome of all elements. When making the list, be sure that these same loved ones will be invited to the actual big day because it would be in bad form to ask them to celebrate your engagement and not the wedding. Also, don’t assume anyone won’t attend – they might surprise you! 2. Set a budget. You don’t want ... Read More »
Photo by Vue Photography Winter can be an incredibly romantic time to host your wedding, but there’s a reason it’s the least popular season for tying the knot: the weather. As beautiful as snow can be, it can also make traveling and other logistical issues difficult for guests and vendors. It’s one thing if there’s already snow on the ground, but what happens if a storm hits on your wedding day? Unlike couples who have to plan for rain, sweethearts getting married in the colder months likely were not planning on hosting the ceremony outside. While it may initially seem like a plan B is unnecessary, there are still steps to take if a snowstorm threatens your big day. There are some things to take into consideration ahead of time, in order to help things go smoothly when the day arrives. When choosing a venue, make sure it’s one that has hosted ... Read More »
The biggest trend in weddings nowadays is one that’s likely to last for quite a while: personalization. Nearly every couple wants to make sure their big day has at least one aspect that represents who they are as a couple, a unique touch that their guests haven’t seen a million times at other weddings. Of course, the flipside is that as much as personal details are more popular, the modern world makes it more difficult to achieve. With everyone seeing wedding pictures of their acquaintances' weddings on Facebook, along with inspiration photos on Pinterest and Instagram, an idea that other people are unfamiliar with is harder than ever to attain. Here are some tips that will help you decide which part of your special day is the easiest to add your personal stamp: Save the DatesThey are typically less formal than your invitation suite, so you’re free to have some fun with the ... Read More »
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