Whether you'll be having a band or DJ perform at your wedding reception, putting together the must-have songs you want played is a favorite wedding-planning task for many couples. There will certainly be suggestions provided by your entertainment company, but couples often offer a "must play" and a "do not play" list to ensure the music for the biggest party of their lives is in line with their preferences. Since many brides and grooms planning their nuptials grew up in the 1990s and treasure the music of the decade, we asked Danny Chaimson, founder of premier entertainment company Gold Coast Events, to share his suggestions for 90s hip-hop jams that will certainly be a hit at your celebration. "Not only is this a phenomenal list to pick songs from for later in the night, it would also be a great playlist to put on the sound system after the band finishes," ... Read More »
Planning a wedding is hard – whether you're doing it yourself or you've hired a team of professional consultants and event designers. With all of the items on your to-do list, it can be easy to forget certain details in the planning process. Once the big day comes, there are even more opportunities to wish you had done something differently. Of course, every bride and every couple is different, but in an effort to help you avoid anything you may regret, we asked 15 real brides to share what they wish they had done differently. No matter what, your celebration will be the best day of your life – but minimizing wedding-day regrets will help you look back on your nuptials with a smile. Take a look at 15 wedding regrets from real brides, below. Having these in the back of your mind will ensure you don't make the same mistakes! ... Read More »
There are a million ways to wow guests at your wedding: personalized details that make them feel special, gorgeous floral centerpieces, and amazing entertainment. Related to the latter, many couples cite wanting a fun party for their loved ones to enjoy as one of their ultimate goals for the reception. One way to ensure everyone heads to the dance floor is to decorate the area above it, making it the pièce de résistance of the space. Some banquet hall and hotel ballrooms come equipped with a beautiful chandelier; however, many modern couples are taking it one step further and adorning the ceiling above the dance floor with gorgeous installations of crystals, lanterns, or florals. From opulent floral chandeliers ideal for formal fêtes to cascading string lights overhead for laid-back soirées, the options are plentiful. Not only will these beautiful décor pieces encourage attendees to dance the night away, but they will look incredible in ... Read More »
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