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Colors of your wedding

Colors of your wedding



It's Your Day to Pick Your Favorites



Every detail of your wedding should reflect your favorites, from gown to shoes, flowers to food.



The color scheme you select will set the tone for the day and the events surrounding your wedding. You can also add sophistication or simplicity through the colors you select.



Generally, your color scheme will often carry into the attendants' dresses, table settings, and flowers. See our choices… Continue

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This and That

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INVITATION PROBLEMS



If you don't want children at your wedding, you have 2 options:



* When addressing your invitations, leave the children's names off it and also don't mention them in the invitation.

* Have friends and family pass the word around that you don't want children there.



Other invitation stuff:



* If someone hasn't responded to your invitation, 1 week past the "Reply by" date, call him or her and confirm… Continue

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Dealing with Divorced Parents

Divorced Parents



In this section we will suggest what you can do in different situations you may come across if your parents are divorced. But, we don't know your parents like you do and you will have to be the final judge. This is a day that a parent waits for with as much anticipation as the wedding couple. Hopefully your parents will do the right thing and not put up to much of a fuss. For some of you out there right now, this is nothing but a dream, but we're going to try to get… Continue

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Questions for your Baker

Questions for your Baker



If you hire a wedding planner to take care of the details, don’t skimp on asking them about wedding cake details. Before you begin ordering wedding cakes, take the time to do the research and get the answers to your questions. These questions can also help you decide on a baker.



* Ask for a Tasting – you want to try both the various types of cake and frosting. You are looking for flavor combination's and more. Some bakers will provide you with… Continue

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Questions to Ask the Caterer

Questions to Ask the Caterer



* Make sure the caterer is licensed or you may be liable if something happens.

* If outdoors, make sure they have refrigeration.

* Find out how they dress.

* What is the estimated cost per person for a seated dinner? Buffet? Cocktail reception? Open bar? What does the cost include?

* What is the staff-to-guest ratio? (For seated meals, the ratio is usually one waiter to 8-10 guests.)

* Have you worked at my prospective reception… Continue

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DJ/KJ Questions

DJ Information



* Your wedding will most likely require music to satisfy all ages and musical tastes so ask about variety and the policy on requests.

* Find out about equipment. A DJ should have professional sound equipment - not "home consumer" gear.

* If lighting is important to you, ask about special effects.

* A good DJ will take the time to explain how they will handle the details of the introductions, first dance, toast, blessing, cake cutting, bouquet &… Continue

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Ceremony Questions

Ceremony Questions



Questions to Ask Your Officiant

Just as with all your other wedding vendors, the Officiant you choose should match your personal style and the type of wedding ceremony that you'd like to have. For instance, you may not choose the same Officiant for an informal wedding in the park versus a formal religious ceremony in a church. Your Officiant may ask to meet with you several times before the wedding to discuss your feelings about love, marriage, commitment and… Continue

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Ceremony Information

Ceremony Information



Which side of the church do I sit on?



* Left side of the church is the bride's side

* Right side of the church is the groom's side



* If the two sides look uneven it's perfectly acceptable for the ushers to escort guests to the side that has less people.

* If it’s a Jewish wedding, switch sides...bride on the right, groom on the left



What is the correct order for the attendants in the processional?



There are… Continue

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Flower Meaning

Ambrosia: Reciprocated love

Apple Blossom: Better things to come

Azalea: First Love, Temperance



Baby's Breath: Innocence, pure heart

Bamboo: Strength, Loyalty

Begonia: A fanciful nature

Bird of Paradise: Magnificence

Blue Violet : Faithfulness

Buttercup: Riches, childishness



Calla Lily: Magnificent Beauty

Camellia: Gratitude

Carnation-red: Alas poor heart

Carnation-pink: I'll never forget you

Carnation-purple:… Continue

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Budget Tracker

Budget Tracker



These will not apply to every situation!!



Jewelry



Engagement Ring $_______________

Wedding Bands $_______________



Section Subtotal

$_______________



Ceremony



Site Fee $_______________

Marriage License $_______________

Officiant's Fee $_______________

Miscellaneous $_______________



Section Subtotal

$_______________



Stationary



Invitations

Reception… Continue

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Photographer checklist

Photographer Checklist



VERY IMPORTANT: The photo list is every photographer's guide, but it can also be their nightmare. Lists can assist your photographer to do their jobs in some areas of your day, but they can also hamper the creativity of your photographer. The information below is just a guideline. It is not set in gold. The best advice we can give you is to let your professional guide you when it comes to what information they will need from you. And if you're still not sure,… Continue

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Just a helpful Wedding Timeline for all you brides out there

Wedding Timeline



At time of engagement

• Tell your parents the happy news ( if they do not already know)

• Buy or make a wedding organizer. At a bare minimum, you should have an organized way to keep track of appointments, payments, what needs to be done etc., and a system for keeping track of invitations, gifts, and thank-you notes.

• Announce engagement, write to your close friends and relatives to let them know, unless you plan to have an engagement… Continue

Added by Lindsey - A Perfect Wedding Day on November 10, 2009 at 2:12pm — No Comments

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