Tip of the Day

  • February 23rd
    Tip of the Day

    What three adjectives would you use to describe your big day? In making your selections from invitations, to food, to floral, ask yourself if the decision matches your wedding personality.

  • February 22nd
    Tip of the Day

    If you don’t have a wedding planner, don’t be afraid to ask your vendors for advice! Your officiant, photographer, florist, etc., have seen a lot of weddings and events, and they are a gold mine of information.

  • February 21st
    Tip of the Day

    Once you've chosen your band, you'll want to 'rehearse' them for your wedding. Two weeks before, give them your reception timetable and — if they will do the announcing — a list of important names.

  • February 20th
    Tip of the Day

    Schedule RSVP returns for at least two weeks before the final payment due dates. That way you will have an accurate head count and your vendors can adjust the cost accordingly.

  • February 17th
    Tip of the Day

    Allowing wedding preparations to consume you day-in and day-out can cause you to lose perspective. It's very helpful to focus in spurts on specific goals and then to take mini-breaks from even thinking about these decisions.

  • February 16th
    Tip of the Day

    Sew small weights disguised as gem or pearl accents to the edge of your veil or the hemline of your dress to prevent them from flying up during a windy outdoor ceremony or photo session!

  • February 15th
    Tip of the Day

    Have friends and family members write letters to you — write one for your groom, and vice versa — which are sealed into a box. Open it on your one-year anniversary and read the notes aloud.

  • February 14th
    Tip of the Day
    Start a new Valentine’s Day tradition that you'll keep going all throughout your marriage, whether it's trying a new activity together or pampering yourselves with a couples massage.
  • February 13th
    Tip of the Day

    Make going to get your marriage license a special event! Stop for lunch or bring flowers to commemorate the occasion.

  • February 10th
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    To help you decide which aspects are worth compromising on, Carla Sancho of WeddingCollectibles.com suggests asking yourself whether it will still be important to you 10 years from now.
  • February 9th
    Tip of the Day

    Add extra "wow" factor by decorating your cake table!

  • February 8th
    Tip of the Day
    Most brides need two or three alteration sessions before the wedding, so don't get discouraged if your dress doesn't look perfect after just one visit.
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