This can be a controversial topic, especially for couples who are on a budget or have friends and family that may take the open bar invitation to an unnecessary extreme. Regardless, my opinion on the topic stays the same. I am a huge advocate for open bar weddings rather than cash bar weddings. The way I see it, these are your guests and you’d never ask a guest to pay for a glass of wine […]
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Social Media Amen for Social Media! There’s no better way to collect all the addresses you need for your wedding invitations. It’s instant and you can easily copy and paste the addresses to a well organized excel spreadsheet. No Public Posts Do not make a public post asking everyone to send you their addresses. Instead, send a private message to those you’d like to invite. Let them know that you’d be honoured to send them […]
Bridesmaids Pay for: Their complete outfits for the wedding (dress, alterations, accessories) Bridal Shower and Gift Bachelorette Party Wedding Gift Brides Pay for: floral accessories wedding day transportation hair/makeup accommodations the night before the wedding Gift for them Visit us every Tuesday for more helpful advice and don’t forget to Like, Subscribe and Comment! We would love to hear about your wedding plans! Contact us! We’d be more than happy to meet with you for […]
1. Don’t have rehearsal on the night before the wedding The night before your wedding, you’ll be thinking about all the little details and need a full nights sleep! By trying to round everyone up the night before the wedding, you will be creating unnecessary stress! Give yourself more than 24 hours time to make sure everyone gets a chance to rehearse the ceremony. I usually recommend that it is done within a week of […]
We all have a love/hate relationship with Pinterest and Instagram. As much as they are inspirational and can get you so excited, they also can make you feel even more confused. With a year to plan and new eye catching posts coming your way on a daily basis… it’s difficult to choose a theme without second guessing yourself at some point during the planning process. My suggestion is always to take a set amount of […]
Step 1 Put the top tier of your wedding cake in the freezer for a couple hours until the icing is firm to the touch. Step 2 Pull it out. Wrap it with plastic wrap. Place it on the inside lid of an airtight container. Once you do that, put the bowl of the container over the cake so it looks like a dome. Wrap the entire container with more plastic wrap. Step 3 […]
List Projects Prepare a list of everything you’d like to DIY, including and best and worst case costs for each project Recruit Assign duties for each of your “helpers” well in advance. Also, have a backup plan in case the person you’ve assigned cannot pull through for some reason. Timeline Work with them to create a timeline. List deadlines for each of your projects. Swap and Sell Check out facebook groups for wedding swap […]