Wedding Favor Checklist The Responsibility For Wedding Favors

When couples are organizing a wedding, many of the couples have to select wedding favors and choose the appropriate models for the occasion; this can be a pretty daunting task to do, therefore, couples might feel overwhelmed at certain points and thus experiment a lot of frustration because they cannot find the right gifts to give at the wedding. Plus, there are also a number of other details including the location, the catering company, the centerpieces and the meal boards which amount to a significant number of other decisions to make.
Therefore, for these couples who are in need of some organization in order to ease off frustration it is important that couples name, for instance a family member of perhaps a friend to become responsible for the choice of wedding favors. If the partners really want to concentrate on other things rather than on the wedding favors, then it would be a wonderful idea to name someone else to do the job. Therefore, you will find below in the articles some guidelines regarding how to choose the correct wedding favors for your special event and how to insure that the person you have left in charge with…………. www.elegantbouquets.org/weddingfavorchecklist.html

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One Minute Guide To Wedding Invitation Wording

Writing a wedding invitation used to follow a very formal format, but now days it is more of a relaxed process. This having been said, there are still guidelines to follow for writing well received invites for your potential guests. The steps can be broken down into ten areas that will take you no more than a minute of your time to review and you will be on your way to organizing your invites with proper wedding invitation wording.
Step One : Addressing the invite
The people inviting the guests should always be the ones who are paying for the event. More traditionally it is the bride’s parents, but now days it can be the bride and groom or the groom’s parents. Either way, you will write “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” or “John Smith and Judy Hall” at the top of the page. If more than one couple is paying for the wedding, the correct wedding invitation wording would be:
Mr and Mrs James SmithTogether withMr and Mrs Malcolm Hall
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Benefits Of A Wedding Invitation Template

If you are planning a wedding, one of the choices you must make fairly early is what kind of wedding invitation you want to use. There are thousands of choices, ranging from classic to contemporary designs, with everything else in between. Along with design styles, you can also find invitations in a variety of prices, and if you are interested in saving a bit of money, choosing a wedding invitation template is often the best choice. Why should you choose a wedding invitation template? Consider the following benefits:
Benefit #1: Price
First and foremost, wedding invitation templates are going to be extremely inexpensive. In fact, you can even find free wedding invitation templates. Considering all of the costs involved with a wedding, any savings available should be taken advantage of if possible. In many instances, the designs are not free, but because you are using a template design rather than creating your own, you may find that they……. www.elegantbouquets.org/weddinginvitationtemplate.htm

1 comment December 4, 2008
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Top Ten Wedding Video Dos and Don’ts

Nowadays, with professional wedding videography services costing anywhere from $1500 – $2500+, couples who are planning a wedding on a budget are throwing up their hands and saying “forget it” and resigning themselves to being happy with what friends or relatives shoot with their personal video cameras.
If you are one of these friends or family members who have been recruited to shoot the wedding video, or even if you’ve kindly volunteered, following our list of the top ten wedding video dos and don’ts will go a long way toward helping you capture the special day with near-professional results.
1. Do meet and communicate with all key participants
Talk to the bride and groom about what they want videotapedIntroduce yourself to the minister and get his approval for your presence in and around the altar.If utilizing additional videographers, let them know exactly what is expected of them……………
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Planning Ahead for Las Vegas Weddings

Planning a wedding can be a stressful time, even though your wedding will be one of the most special days of your life. There are many details to keep track of and a lot of people that are involved from the mother of the bride to the ring bearer, plus all of the vendors you’ll be working with. If you don’t plan ahead and have a good organizational system in place, you might lose track of important details or become too stressed out over your wedding arrangements. Planning ahead for Las Vegas weddings is one of the most important things you can do to keep yourself calm and on track for our big day.

Creating a List

Las Vegas weddings involve a lot of details, so it’s important to have a master list of tasks that need to be completed before your wedding. Some of these tasks can include buying a dress, booking a church, booking a reception location, renting tuxedos, arranging for the services of a florist, and booking a band or other musical group. You should make a list of these tasks and note when they need to be completed so that you have a master checklist that you can follow throughout the…. www.elegantbouquets.org/planninglasvegaswedding.htm

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Beautiful Wedding Hairstyles

The day you have waited for all your life has finally arrived. This is the day when you are going to walk down that aisle and say “I do” to the love of your life. As with every bride to be, you want this day to go perfectly and to look perfect, especially you. Brides have many concerns on their wedding day, one concern is the kind of hairstyle that you should have on this momentous occasion.
Choosing a wedding hairstyle that is perfect for you and in tune with what you want can be easy. You can consult with a professional hairstylist a few weeks before your wedding. This professional hairstylist and make-up artist may need to see your wedding gown and veil. This will help to assess what hairstyle you should wear on your wedding day. If you hairstylist thinks that you should have your hair in a chignon on your special day, yet you have short hair, don’t fret or think that the hairstylist you consulted is crazy. With the use of hair extensions and falsies you can have a chignon for……. www.elegantbouquets.org/beautifulweddinghairstyles.htm

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Ostrich Feather Centerpiece

One of the latest trends in wedding decorations today is ostrich feathers. Brides are using them to create table centerpieces. Ostrich feathers come in different sizes and different styles. There are three different types of ostrich feathers. They are drabs, floss and femina.

Femina feathers are great for… www.elegantbouquets.org/ostrichfeathercenterpiece.htm

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Tower Vase Wedding Centerpiece

There are many different ways to use vases to decorate for a wedding or party. By using different types of vases such as eiffel tower vases, trumpet vases or any kind of tower vase you get a different look for your centerpieces.

Eiffel tower vases are great vases to use with ostrich feathers. Eiffel tower vases come in many different heights. They can be as tall as 32”, or as short as 8”. The tall eiffel tower vase is great to use with flowers or even feathers as elegant centerpieces for a wedding or special event. You can get a great palm tree effect by using an eiffel tower vase with the fluffy ostrich feather. This centerpiece makes a stunning presentation!

Trumpet vases are another good choice when choosing a vase. The trumpet vase is… www.elegantbouquets.org/towervasecenterpiece.htm

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10 Common Wedding Reception Mistakes

Every bride wants a fairytale wedding. Therefore, this article is to try and minimize problems that may occur during a wedding reception. Listed below are the more common mistakes made by brides and grooms during your wedding reception. We will tell you what to do!
Don’t leave early. Your guests came from near and far to see you on your wedding day. Not staying the whole time of the reception would be a slap in the face. This will be the only time most of your family and friends will be able to see you as you will be very busy with last minute preparations the days leading up to the wedding.
Setup all the tables. Your wedding vendors will need to know where to set-up. Be sure there is a table for the wedding cake, music entertainment, catered food, sign-in near the entrance, gift table, tables and chairs for all your guests to eat and any other tables you …………
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Wedding Guest Lists – Not As Easy As It Sounds

Putting together a guest list for your wedding can be chaotic, to say the least. If you thought that planning a wedding would be simple, welcome to the wacky world of the guest list. Here are some tips to help you through.
Putting together a wedding guest list may sound like one of the easiest tasks you will have to do on your wedding agenda. However, as you will soon find out, this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Simply writing down your closest friends and family may not be difficult, but wait until your family and your future spouse ‘s family becomes involved. They may want to invite all 30 of your long lost cousins from the other side of the country! And while this may seem just fine to you, if you are paying for the wedding yourself, it can turn into quite a different story…….. www.elegantbouquets.org/weddingguestlist

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How To Order Wedding Flowers Online

Since the internet is full of information, more brides-to-be are using it to get ideas for their wedding. Before the time of the internet, they would have to make appointments with different parties and spend hours working to get their wedding plans in order. Nowadays, you may have to meet with a few people for your wedding flowers. The rest of your search can be conducted online.
One thing that you can definitely look for online is wedding flowers. Going this route can help you to save money, especially if you are on a budget and looking for low cost wedding flowers. You can conduct research online about wedding flowers and check on the costs. You will probably find some other ideas regarding these flowers and decorating as well.
If you live in the Pearl River, New York area, you can certainly do this from home. You will need to have a budget as to how much you can reasonably spend on the flowers. In addition to that, you will need to know how many bouquets and floral arrangements you will need to get for your special day……….. www.elegantbouquets.org/howtoorderweddingflowersonline.htm

1 comment October 28, 2008
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Conduct Your Own Wedding Rehearsal

One thing that can substantially raise the fee charged by your wedding officiant is the need to have him or her present at your rehearsal. This is a justifiable expense, for oftentimes the officiant is giving up the chance to perform another wedding during the time that he or she is conducting your rehearsal. It is often an expense that the bride and groom don’t need to incur however, for it’s pretty easy to facilitate a rehearsal without having your officiant in attendance.
Running your own wedding rehearsal may seem a daunting task, especially if you don’t think you are the “manager” type. However, there are some simple steps you can do to make it a breeze. First of all, it is assumed that you have worked with your officiant and have received a written script of your ceremony. (If you haven’t, then you don’t know what is going to be said on the most important day of your life, so I recommend you find another officiant fast!) So, armed with your trusty wedding script, follow the steps below and you’ll have a practice session that runs smoothly (and get everyone to the rehearsal dinner in less than 45 minutes)!
If you are having your ceremony at the same site as your reception, then the site might provide you with a coordinator to run your rehearsal at no additional charge. These folks are invaluable-they know their venue and how things flow smoothly. Rely on them-they might even run the rehearsal for you if you give them the script.
It’s better for you to turn the management of the rehearsal over to a friend or relative who is, quite frankly, just a tad bossy. Choose someone who is assertive enough to get folks to pay attention, but not so overbearing as to be off-putting to your wedding party members……..continue www.elegantbouquets.org/conductyourownweddingrehearsal.htm

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Wedding Questions 12 months before wedding

12 Months before your wedding day
* What is your wedding budget?
*Do you have a wedding planner or you will do it yourself?
*Have you found your bridal gown, or know what type, style of dress you want?
* How many wedding attendants do you plan to have in your wedding? * Have you told them the amount of their expenses?
* Where will your wedding ceremony and reception be held? What time will it take place?
* What’s on your menu? Is it buffet style or plated? This makes a difference in price. You will need the exact number of guest when calling vendors, to know how much it will cost you.
* How much will your wedding cake cost to feed x amount of people, how large will it have to be and what type or style do you want?
*Announce engagement in newspaper
*Mail engagement party invitations* Engagement Registry
* Have you decided what style tuxedo/suit for groomsmen?* Will bridesmaids dresses be custom made or ordered?* What style or type of dresses for bridesmaids

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Wedding Stationery

Planning a wedding is not something to take lightly and aside from the location, that fantastic dress you need to track down and your guest list, perhaps the most important element is your wedding stationery. Your wedding stationery is not only your chance to make a first impression on your guests, it is also the keepsake that is most often saved by guests to remember your special occasion. Below are some tips to help you when putting together your wedding stationery set.
Things To Include In Your Wedding Stationery Set
• Wedding Announcements/Save the Date Cards – Sending out a wedding announcement letting your guests know of your wedding date and location is the first step in getting an idea of how many guests will be attending (Be sure to include an RSVP card with return envelope and postage). Though you want your wedding stationery to appear as part of a set, it is sometimes a good idea to avoid expensive decoration on these initial mailings. Things like envelope liners and seals can usually be reserved for your wedding invitations. This is a good way to reduce costs on your wedding stationery overall.
• The Wedding Invitation – Being the center of your wedding stationery, your invitations is where you will likely want to spend the bulk of your wedding stationery budget and pay close attention to detail. Wedding invitations are your chance to let your guests know how formal (or informal) your event will be and are an important element in setting the overall tone for your entire wedding. As mentioned above this is also the thing most guests will save in order to remember your ceremony so take time to make sure you’re making the impression that you want. Envelope liners, envelope seals, ribbon, floral accents and multi-layered designs are a few things to consider. www.elegantbouquets.org/weddingstationerydoitright.htm

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The Pros And Cons Of Having A Small Wedding

It ‘s been in every girl ‘s dream to have a great wedding someday. And I know all of them have the perfect wedding all planned out. But putting your dreams into reality could sometimes pose some problems and you end up with the next best thing. If you won’t settle for the next best thing then you might want to choose having a small yet divine wedding.
Having a small wedding doesn’t mean that it should be simple and not be the dream wedding you want to have. Unless you really dream of having a big and very expensive wedding then this just won’t satisfy you. I think it ‘s more practical now to just hold a small yet chic wedding. Most famous stars choose to have a very intimate and simple wedding. Just having the close family members of both parties and a few close friends are just invited. The important thing is that you’re sharing the most important day of your life to the persons that are also dear to you. Just have the people who really matter. Small weddings could be practical because you’ll save a lot of money. I know that most people are willing to spend money just to have that perfect wedding…..
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Catholic Wedding Program Wording & Ideas

Why Have a Wedding Program?Catholic weddings are filled with old traditions leading back hundreds of years. Providing a program to your guests will help them follow along with the ceremony, as well as understand the meaning or symbolism behind the events taking place. Wedding programs also make great keepsakes for family and friends. And as times goes by become an important recording of the people and events that took place that special day.
What to IncludeBasic elements every wedding program should include:
1. Bride and Grooms Names, Wedding Date, and Ceremony Location2. The Wedding Party (Include the Minister, Parents, and the Bridal Party)3. The Wedding Ceremony4. Thank You to Guests
Sample Catholic Wedding Program WordingIn a Catholic wedding program the ceremony tends to take up the most space. The sample below is for a Full Catholic Mass wedding with communion; feel free to make adjustments to meet your needs.
ENTRANCE RITE- Processional, “Canon in D”- Entrance of the Bride, “Trumpet Voluntary”- Opening Prayer, Bishop Catanello
LITURGY OF THE WORD- Old Testament Reading, Genesis 2:18-24 ~ Read By Susan Kim – Responsorial Psalm, “I Have Loved You”- New Testament Reading, Corinthians 12:31-13.8a ~ Read By Thomas Jones- Gospel Acclamation, “Celtic Alleluia”- Gospel Reading, John 15:9-12 ~ Read by Bishop Catanello- Homily, Bishop Catanello www.elegantbouquets.org/catholicweddingprograms.htm
 

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Flower Girl ~ Something Different

Using sceptors instead of flower girl baskets. You can wrap the botton with ribbon, add flowers, or feathers to match your wedding color scheme. For more tips and shopping visit
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Bridesmaids Bouquets- adding an effect

Alternating colors of bridesmaids bouquets, using your wedding color scheme. If your wedding colors are brown and ivory, your 1st bridesmaid to walk down the aisle will carry a brown bouquet. Your next bridesmaid will carry a ivory bouquet, and of course you can have brown accents in the ivory bridesmaid bouquet. You can also have your bridesmaids carry shades of brown bouquets. Example: Shades of brown, tan, amber, apricot, light brown, dark brown, and so on. 1st bridesmaid would carry a dark brown bridal bouquet, 2nd bridesmaid would carry light brown, 3rd might carry amber bouquet. You can also use this color scheme for your table centerpieces, or table linens. Your bridal bouquet can be a solid color, which some brides prefer for their bridal pictures, and use a different bouquet, containing all colors in their wedding color scheme for the wedding ceremony and reception. For more wedding tips and ideas, you can visit www.elegantbouquets.org/weddingbridalquestions.htm Q & A section

1 comment October 8, 2008
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Winter Wedding, Fall Wedding

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Wedding Decorating with tulle and ribbon

As a wedding planner and wedding cake decorator, my motivation is to bring to you, wedding elegance and glamour within a budget.With time and patience this can and has been done. If you are not up for the challenge, then hire a wedding planner. Your wedding day, including your wedding reception, and wedding ceremony, will be a representation of you, presented to your wedding guest. If you know anyone crafty, a friend or family member that you can trust and depend on, or a little crafty yourself, will help tremendously. Continue reading at http://www.elegantbouquets.org/weddingdecoratingtulleandribbon

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Wedding Tip #1

Flowers associated with Love and Romance: Calla Lilies, Casablancas, Roses, and peonies, which also make beautiful centerpieces and bouquets, artificial or fresh! www.elegantbouquets.org for other glamourous events, vist www.eventsofglamour.com

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Wedding Cake Tip

Grocery store bakeries, they are cheaper if you need to save money. If you know someone that does cake decorating, you can have them cut and assemble your wedding cake for a small fee. They will usually have the cake stands if they are into cake decorating. Another good tip is using the floating cake stands, because it gives the illusion of a large fancy wedding cake. If you choose a grocery store bakery, you can add artificial or fresh
flowers to your wedding cake. As a cake decorator myself, I would trust wal-mart, or super 1 foods,  I’ve ordered my kids birthday cakes from there and couldn’t complain. What you can do is also use some of the cakes ordered as satellite cakes, which are cakes you put around the main wedding cake. 10 or 12 inch. You can also have a candy or dessert buffet, and a smaller wedding cake. Hope this helps all my princess brides!!!
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Wedding & Bridal Info

www.elegantbouquets.org Shop by wedding theme, browse wedding cake gallery and more. Shop sweet 16, prom, or baby shower at www.eventsofglamour.com

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Ostrich Feather Centerpiece Photo Gallery

The vases used to create the ostrich feather centerpieces are called Eiffel tower vases. Eiffel Tower Vases come in a variety of colors, heights and finishes, frosted and clear. To make the illuminating light in the vase, you can use the the 8 hour lights sold in craft stores(wal-mart) They also come in different colors. You buy them in a pack but they are individual bulbs, once you twist the buld to ignite it, it will last for 8 hours and you won’t have to worry about it. You can also use any type or color feathers you want to use. You can also use feathers as accents in your bridal bouquet or put them in floral centerpieces www.elegantbouquets.org/photogalleryostrichfeatherweddingcenterpieces.html

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Wedding Dresses Coutour Bridal Gowns

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How to Find the Right Wedding Videographer

Wedding videography is a skill and an art. It’s an imperative part of a wedding as it is meant to capture the feelings and emotions of your special day. Here are some things to look for in a professional videographer.

 

Make sure the wedding videographer fits your personality and style. There are many videographers out there and they all have their own style. As you watch sample videos on websites or demos, check to see if the photographer is versatile. If the videographer always does the same style of wedding video, they aren’t adjusting to the bride and grooms personalities. A good videographer will get to know the bride and groom before doing their wedding…….. www.elegantbouquets.org/findingrightweddingvideography.htm

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Wedding Hair Style Tips: Choose Your Wedding Day Hairstyle Carefully

Women like to look glamorous, elegant and sexy on their wedding day so they usually take the time to choose an extravagant dress, stunning shoes and make up, and then there is the hair style. Whoa boy! Women usually have a stylist visit them when they are getting ready for the wedding, which costs a fortune, or they visit the parlour early in the morning before their wedding to get their chosen hair style done.
A woman’s hair may be her crowning glory, but getting a new ‘do’ just before a big event in your life can be a major mistake. Plan ahead with any chemical treatments – bleaching, colouring, streaking, perming or straightening – and if you’re considering any radical changes in length or style do it at least six to eight weeks before the big event, this way it gives you and your hair time to adjust together and…. www.elegantbouquets.org/weddinghairchooseweddingdayhairstyle.htm

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