DIY

Building the Perfect Tablescape

As you’re talking to your caterer or decorator about your wedding reception, you might come across a new word: Tablescape. A tablescape is more than just a centerpiece – it’s the whole setting of your table décor. A tablescape includes: ...

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Who Invited the Cicadas?

You didn’t invite them, but they might be coming to your wedding anyway. No,  we’re not talking about your mother’s cousins twice-removed. We’re talking about cicadas – those ugly, buzzing bugs that make an appearance around here every few years. ...

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Tips For Throwing A Bridal Shower

Attention maids of honor, the time for bridal showers is fast approaching. So when should the shower take place and what do you need to get started? When: The shower can be thrown anytime from four to six months before ...

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Tips & Ideas For Preparing Your Wedding Budget

In the old days, it was always the responsibility of the father of the bride to pay for the wedding. Today, with families scattered and many people marrying multiple times or marrying later in life, this is rarely the case. ...

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Proofed Programs Prevent Mistakes

Many brides choose to make their own wedding programs to save money. While this can be cost effective, it’s crucial to throughly proof the documents before you select the print button on your computer. Also, after you’ve seen something many times, ...

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Save the Date Cards Aren’t a Waste of Time

Many brides might feel it’s silly to mail out save the date cards. Others probably think this gesture is also a waste of money. However, in our super busy world where people have their calendar planned out at least six ...

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Planning The Last Minute Wedding

Getting married is always stressful, but planning a wedding in a few weeks or even a month is almost impossible. However, whether a military bride or groom has to be shipped off right away, a special loved one is very ill, ...

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Simple DIY Lighting

Here’s a simple way to light your ceremony or reception that we think is perfect for holiday weddings: canning jars! This is a DIY project you can do in a snap. Wash and dry jars, tie a coordinating ribbon around ...

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Second Life for Bridesmaid Dresses

If you’ve ever been a bridesmaid, you’ve probably heard this line (or some variation of it): “You can totally wear this again!” Brides have your best interests at heart, and for the most part, they really are trying to find ...

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Wrap It Up

‘Tis the season for gift wrapping, and once you’ve gotten your holiday gifts tied up with a bow, it might be time to start thinking about the favors you’re going to give at your wedding. Not sure how to package ...

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