Registering for your wedding can be a tricky business; it seems that everywhere you turn there’s a new way to offend someone. As times change, etiquette does too, though admittedly at a different rate. If you’ve asked friends and family for advice on your registry, you have probably received conflicted advice, which can make you feel more confused than when you started! Photo by Willa Kveta Photography Even Internet research can be misleading – we may never know the truth about honeymoon funds – which is why we wanted to make a simple list of dos and don’ts to serve as a basic guide to help you along your way. It’s a fact of life that there will be people to turn their nose up at any registry, as even the most proper and classic will seem stuffy and outdated to your friends. Even if it’s impossible to make everyone happy, ... Read More »
Now that engagements are often not quite the big surprises they used to be, it is likely that fewer people have to deal with saying yes to a proposal, only to find they cannot get the ring on! However, that doesn’t mean the problem of needing a ring resized is completely eliminated. For one, some do still choose to go the surprise route, and many have to guess the size of their beloved’s ring finger. Also, if you measure yourself, it might not be completely accurate and could end up being a bit looser than you anticipated. Photo by Lane Dittoe; Planning & Design by Tessa Lyn Events Though many jewelers will offer to resize a ring for free, there are some things that are important to know before you send the ring in for a couple of weeks: Not All Rings Can Be ResizedSilver, gold, and platinum can all be adjusted, but a material like ... Read More »
Whether or not you and your new spouse decide to have a grand exit, there will come a time for your reception to end. While you could simply have the band or DJ play any old tune to bring the festivities to a close, it can be fun to have the final song be thematically appropriate – a nod to the end of the evening. Listen to the playlist below for 11 options to celebration the final moments of your big day. Some are more on the nose, but classic, some will evoke nostalgia, and others still are clever odes to the moment. Maybe you’ll want a slower song to sway to with all of your loved ones, or perhaps you prefer an upbeat jam to send everyone off on a high note. In fact, you may want to adjust the choice of tune depending on the vibe of the party ... Read More »
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