Now that you are engaged and planning your dream wedding, you might have already started thinking about certain gifts you hope to unwrap after the big day. Maybe you’re dying for a brand new stainless steel saucepan and want a few luxury items for your home. Or, maybe you just do not have enough time or money to purchase all the appliances and decorations you desire. If so, a wish list is a wonderful alternative to help you create your new home together. There are a number of wonderful retailers that carry plenty of gorgeous and useful items that any newlywed would love. Yet, choosing the right retailer (or retailers) may prove to be challenging. If you have not yet registered anywhere or are currently having trouble finding the ideal retailer, see the following tips to guide your decision. Photo by Lilly Photography Researching multiple retailers. This is the best way ... Read More »
Fathers and daughters have a special relationship, which is often highlighted through wedding traditions. Even as more women chose not to call it being “given away,” it is often still meaningful for brides to be walked down the aisle by their fathers. All of the drama regarding Thomas Markle before the royal wedding underscores that – even though the new Duchess of Sussex was not blessed with a close relationship with her father, she still clearly hoped he would be able to make it for the big day. Though you will likely have portraits with members of your family, including your dad, candid shots are where the memories of the day really shine. Make sure your photographer knows to keep an eye out for touching moments between you and the man who raised you. In addition to the walk down the aisle, the father-daughter dance is typically an excellent time ... Read More »
As soon as many brides begin planning their weddings, they have an immediate idea of what song they'd like to use for their father-daughter dance. Perhaps its a tune that they listened to throughout childhood with their dad, or maybe it's a recent favorite that they both loved when they went to a concert together. Other brides may have no idea where to start. To provide inspiration for these women, we gathered the father-daughter dance tunes selected by the brides who were featured in some of the latest issues of Inside Weddings. There are a few main categories of music that our past brides have selected for their father-daughter dance songs. Many chose childhood favorites – such as popular tunes from Disney films such as Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, and The Lion King – while others selected timeless classics by Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, and The Temptations. Other brides swayed to country ballads like ... Read More »
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