While some brides have always envisioned dancing with their father to a special song that they've loved since childhood, others may be at a complete loss for which tune to choose. Just as father-daughter relationships vary, so too do the preferences of both the father of the bride and his daughter. To offer some assistance, we've gathered all of the father-daughter dance songs chosen by the brides featured in the 2018 and 2019 issues of Inside Weddings. More than one father-daughter pair selected classics like “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra, “Isn’t She Lovely?” by Stevie Wonder, “My Girl” by The Temptations, and “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong. Others chose to go with touching country tunes, such as “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw, “I Loved Her First” by Heartland, and “I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack. “Daughters” by John Mayer was also a popular choice for our 2018 couples, as was “In My Life” by The Beatles and the father-daughter duet “Unforgettable” by Nat "King" Cole & Natalie Cole. Whether you choose to go with one of these tried-and-true melodies or select a ... Read More »
Summer is still known as wedding season, although many couples are starting to look to fall for their nuptials instead. It might seem like summer has everything going for it, but depending on your region, the heat can be prohibitive. However, if summer works best for you – for example, it’s obviously easier for teachers – and you still want a nature-inspired ceremony in the great outdoors, there are still ways to make sure you and your guests are comfortable and protected from the sun during your vow exchange. While fans and sunglasses may be a popular method due to their ability to double as programs and favors, respectively, there is nothing quite like simple shade to help keep cool. Photo by Brett Hickman Photographers; Planning & Design by EverAfter Events Here are ways to make sure there’s plenty of shade on your big day: - Natural shade. The easiest way to ... Read More »
There is a certain romance about destination weddings – all of your nearest and dearest gathered together in a faraway location to celebrate your love. However, to those attending, destination weddings can often be seen as a hardship. In addition to the increased financial burden, guests are often using a decent portion of their vacation time in order to be a part of your special day. Now, those who are close to you are going to be perfectly willing to do this, but it’s important to make sure you don’t take their participation for granted. Many of your loved ones may extend the trip beyond a standard wedding weekend, and while you certainly do not have to plan a vacation for anyone, it is still considerate to have options available for everyone. Photo by Julieta Amezcua The easiest thing to do to help is make sure your location is near a ... Read More »
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