For a romantic outdoor atmosphere that still shields your guests from the elements, there is nothing quite like a tented wedding reception. Not only will it protect everyone from the rain, but it also gives you that classic look seen in so many wedding movies – think Father of the Bride or My Best Friend’s Wedding. Often tented celebrations are associated with backyard nuptials, but they can also be utilized at country clubs, farms, and any event space with large enough grounds. We even featured a wedding with a tented reception held in the field at the elementary school where the bride and groom met! While it may seem as simple as finding a large plot of land and renting a tent, there are plenty of factors to keep in mind. Photo by The Day; Planning & Design by Mindy Weiss Party Consultants For starters, you’ll want to find a rental company for the ... Read More »
The average engagement period is 11 months, and most wedding-planning checklists that can be found online are based on having a year to coordinate the details. However, there are plenty of couples out there who pull off the wedding of their dreams with only a few months to get everything organized. Of course, doing so can create its own unique challenges. Photo by Michael Segal Photography; Planning & Design by Bluebell Events While we would always recommend hiring a wedding planner, this is a must when you are on a short timeline. The only exception would be if you are having a very casual celebration or eloping. A short engagement often means you need you need to make compromises. Accept that from the start with the knowledge that the payoff is getting to marry the love of your life sooner. One of those compromises may be shrinking your guest list so that ... Read More »
For most couples, photography is one of the biggest priorities when selecting the vendors for their wedding. After all, besides your marriage, photographs from your wedding are the one thing you’ll still have after the big day is over. Once you get all of your pictures back from your wedding photographer, it’s easy enough to throw them all on Facebook or even order prints for a physical photo album, but that doesn’t quite do justice to the evidence of the happiest day of your life. Surrounded by your family and friends while in an amazing outfit, it makes sense that you’ll want to do more to show off some select pictures. Photo by Christian Oth Studio If you want to get creative with your photos but can’t think of what to do besides purchasing some nice frames, we hope the ideas below will help inspire you. Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE ... Read More »
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