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Soulful Engagements the Summary

Missed a post? No worries, we created Soulful Engagement the summary, a monthly newsletter designed to give you a quick recap of what's been going on at Soulful Engagements. It's your chance to catch up on the latest inspiration boards, advice, tips and much more!…

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Added by Soulful Engagements on March 31, 2010 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Q: Do I need to hand cancel my invitations?

A: It is not necessary to hand cancel your invitations and your invitations will most likely make it to their destination in once piece. However, all mail is run through a stamping machine at the post office which can smear, wrinkle or tear your invitations. When you drop your invitations off at the post office, you can ask them if you can hand cancel your invitations to avoid this. Hand cancelling can be…

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Added by Soulful Engagements on March 30, 2010 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Invitation Do's and Don'ts

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Added by Soulful Engagements on March 6, 2010 at 10:13am — No Comments

Fabulous Lighting

Exude ambiance with fabulous lighting. To see some more examples of fabulous lighting visit Soulful Engagements.

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Added by Soulful Engagements on March 5, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Real Engagements: Doyin and Ralph

Check out these gorgeous pictures Ayesha of Bedazzled Photography shot of Doyin and Ralph at Central Park West in New York City last summer. To see more pictures from Bedazzled Photography visit our blog… Continue

Added by Soulful Engagements on March 2, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Advice from the Experts: Makeup Artist

Our brides asked the questions and our expert makeup artist, LaVelle Johnson, has the answers.…


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Added by Soulful Engagements on February 22, 2010 at 8:26am — No Comments

Happy Valentines Day!

Fall in love with these Valentines themed inspiration boards from Soulful Engagements.…


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Added by Soulful Engagements on February 14, 2010 at 9:40am — No Comments

Holiday Weekend Weddings the Pros & Cons

Like everything, there are pros and cons to having your wedding over a holiday weekend, like New Years Eve or Memorial Day. The pros, mostly everyone is in a festive mood and ready to party. A lot of people have off for the holidays, so there is less of a chance it will… Continue

Added by Soulful Engagements on February 13, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Fabulous Ice Sculptures

The 2010 Winter Olympics begin today! Thousands of athletes from around the world have traveled to Vancouver, Canada to compete in the snow and on the ice in events like cross country skiing, figure skating and the luge. But you don’t have to be an Olympic athlete to get your time in on the ice. Check some more fabulously cool ice sculptures here!…

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Added by Soulful Engagements on February 12, 2010 at 11:48am — No Comments

Saints vs. Colts Inspiration Boards

In honor of Super Bowl Sunday we created two inspiration boards using the colors of the teams that are playing today. To see the inspiration boards and vote for the team that has the winning board visit… Continue

Added by Soulful Engagements on February 7, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

The First Couple

Mr. and Mrs. Barack Obama made history when Barack was elected as the 44th President of the United States of America. The couple met in June of 1989 when Obama was employed as a summer associate at the Chicago law firm of Sidley Austin. They began dating later that summer. "We clicked right away...by the end of the date it was over...I was sold," Michelle has said*. The two became engaged in 1991 and the couple married on October 3, 1992 at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Illinois.… Continue

Added by Soulful Engagements on February 4, 2010 at 10:19am — No Comments

Celebrating Black History Month

Black History month is a time to reflect and learn how African Americans have helped shaped our country. Throughout the month of February Soulful Engagements will introduce you to some notable African Americans throughout history as well as the African American inventors and innovators that inspired us to create this inspiration board. Enjoy!…

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Added by Soulful Engagements on February 1, 2010 at 7:49am — No Comments

DIY Menus

Looking for a simple project to ease yourself into the DIY movement? Look no further. Our DIY menu template is a simple yet elegant way to add a personal touch to your reception in just 5 easy steps. Click here to download the free template and directions.

Added by Soulful Engagements on January 30, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

The Cost of Wedding Invitations

The price of the invitation depends on many factors such as, the type of invite, the stationer, the ink, the typeface, the printing process and the quantity. To keep costs low use simple designs and opt for a single color.



In addition to the cost of the actual invitation, you need to factor in the cost to mail the invitations, as well as the postage for the response cards. The heavier the invitation the higher the cost. Use lightweight papers and fewer insert cards to save on postage… Continue

Added by Soulful Engagements on January 29, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Vera Wang...The Name Says it All

Check out some of our favorite dresses from Vera Wang's Spring 2010 collection here.

Added by Soulful Engagements on January 28, 2010 at 10:07am — No Comments

Free & Creative Marketing Opportunity

We’re looking for makeup artists to sit on our “panel” of experts. We asked our brides to submit any questions they may have about their wedding day makeup and we are looking for makeup artists to weigh in and give their expert opinion.



All you need to do is complete a questionnaire, which is a compilation of the questions asked by our readers. We’ll post your answer along with a description of your business, contact info and a link to your website. This is a great opportunity to… Continue

Added by Soulful Engagements on January 27, 2010 at 11:47am — No Comments

Blank RSVP Cards

Some guests may neglect to write in their names on the response card, or they may write illegibly. Find out how to avoid having to make phone calls to determine who the mystery guest is by clicking here.

Added by Soulful Engagements on January 27, 2010 at 10:26am — No Comments

All That Glitters is Gold

Check out the newest addition to our inspiration board gallery. To see more inspiration boards from our collection click here. If you would like to have an inspiration board created for your personal wedding style and featured on our site click here.…



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Added by Soulful Engagements on January 26, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Want to Avoid Unwanted Guests?

Regardless of how the invitation is addressed, some guests may assume that they are automatically invited with a date or that they can bring children or additional guests that you did not invite. Find out how to word the RSVP card to avoid having to make the potentially uncomfortable phone call explaining that they were not invited to bring a date… Continue

Added by Soulful Engagements on January 26, 2010 at 7:29am — No Comments

Journey to the Altar: The Reception Venue

The hunt is on. Hear Gabrielle's first impressions and thoughts on the Hotel Bethlehem in the new installment of Journey to the Altar.

Added by Soulful Engagements on January 25, 2010 at 7:56am — No Comments

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