Conventional wisdom says that something, big or small, will always end up going wrong on your wedding day. But that doesn’t mean preparations can’t be made to limit the possible mishaps that could occur throughout your nuptials. Obviously, diligent planning and hiring expert vendors is crucial, but there are many things you and your future spouse can do to help everything go smoothly. After all, practice makes perfect! Photo by Jana Williams Photography Below are our suggestions regarding what you should rehearse in order to avoid having any regrets about the best day of your life. - Your first dance. Even if it’s not a fully choreographed routine, you’ll want to go over your first dance a few times – perhaps even take lessons. Going through the steps beforehand will help you feel more natural and comfortable once you’re dancing in front of a crowd.- Your vows. Although you should not ... Read More »
The day after their sophisticated Southern destination wedding in South Carolina, Sarah (née Wade) and Andrew Baehr traveled to Indonesia and Hong Kong for a three-week-long trip of a lifetime to start their new marriage together. Destination: Bali Photo courtesy of Viceroy Bali Desiring a blend of tranquility and adventure for their honeymoon, the couple chose to visit not one, but two areas of Bali. The first destination was Ubud, where they stayed for six nights at Viceroy Bali. “It was unbelievable!” affirms Sarah of the family-owned, five-star property. “The setting is amazing – right on this jungle ravine and far enough from the city center so you can relax, but close enough that it’s easy to spend the day in town.” With their own private pool and outdoor area, the pair spent a lot of time taking in the accommodations and dining on property; however, they also took excursions booked through ... Read More »
As Ashley (née Berk) and J. Hardy Ehlers planned for a beautiful fall wedding in Los Angeles, California, they also took time to create a wish list for their future together. Though they already lived together and had what they needed, they used their registry as an opportunity to fine-tune their home and add items they truly loved. Before they created their wish lists, Ashley and Hardy discussed their strategy and determined which retailers they would use. They thought it would be best to complete the registry process together and visit their selected stores in person. Later, they planned to continue adding products using the online format, making sure they continually had a variety of choices in different price points for their guests to choose from. Photo by Adam Ottke Gearys Beverly Hills was selected for its wide range of luxurious offerings. Ashley and Hardy began their appointment by meeting with ... Read More »
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