Wedding Ideas Blog

“The I Do’s & I Don’t’s With iPods.” Hire a Professional DJ.

Wedding DJ

With many wedding details and budget constraints, many brides & grooms are tempted to use and iPod to answer their wedding music wishes. However, the DJ category encompasses more than your personal play list. Here is a summary of risky problems with an iPod Wedding and why you should hire a professional disc jockey. Reception…

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Everything you need to know about Wedding Photographers, and a little More

wedding photographers

One of the first things you will need to decide is what style of images you prefer. Like snowflakes no two photographers are the same, they are all artists, the subject is your wedding and the canvas is the album. However, photographers get categorized into three basic styles. Journalistic or reportage (meaning to report or…

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Full Service Invitation Suites -To Be or Not to Be Your Own Designer?

Wedding Invites

If you’re like me you are very creative and passionate about all things paper.  You enjoy receiving hand written notes and gorgeous invitations.  For me, paper is essential to my everyday life; especially paper with beautiful colors, textures, patterns and of course the bling, anything that screams, “I’m fabulous, darling.”  However, if you’re like most…

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Hiring a wedding day makeup artist

Wedding Day Makeup

Hiring a wedding day makeup artist means one less thing to think about. The following tips will help ensure that you get the results you want. When it comes to weddings, makeup artists are among the most sought-after professionals. Your wedding day will be immortalized in photos for a lifetime, and it’s important to look…

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Advice for honeymoon planning

Honeymoon Ideas

It seems ironic that many couples will spend $25,000 – $50,000 or more for a half day wedding ceremony, yet they have difficulty justifying $6,000 for 7 days of an equally important part of that ceremony, the fantasy getaway known as a honeymoon. Every honeymoon traveler desires to experience the “Wow” factor, be it elegant…

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How to Remember Your Wedding Day

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Your beautiful wedding day is something to behold for a lifetime of cherished memories. Reviewing your fabulous photographs and videos in the years and decades that follow will help to recapture that day. Many brides and grooms may only recall a few segments of the ceremony or reception or blurs of the day if no…

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Something That Most DJs Won’t Tell You

DJ Intro for Reception

I am going to tell you something that no other DJ will probably tell you. After 20 years in the biz, a lot has changed in the DJ market. From heavy crates of records and multiple cases of cassette tapes to CDs and now mp3. From when you had to buy an album for one…

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Catering Tips for the DIY Bride

Catering for wedding

In tough times, I have seen brides take on more do-it-yourself projects and cuts costs where they typically would not. I was recently involved in coordinating a “wedding-day” only event for a couple who were students and trying to plan a wedding on less than $8,000. As we all know, catering and alcohol are probably…

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How to Choose What Style Wedding Dress Will Look Best on You.

wedding dress

Looking for your wedding gown can be an overwhelming experience, especially if
you’re new to the whole process. Making a decision will be much easier after
you become familiar with the four silhouettes of wedding dresses and which
silhouette will look the most flattering on your figure. Wearing the right
silhouette for your body type can draw attention to…

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10 Best Ways to Include a Horse Carriage in Your Wedding

Horse Carriage

There is simply something magical about a horse and carriage. It might be because it’s something that you don’t see everyday. It might be that is how relatives in your family got married and you’d like to continue the tradition. Maybe you love animals and horses as much as we do. Whatever your reason, adding…

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