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A Clever Way to Keep Track of RSVP Cards

Oftentimes, guests will send back response cards without actually writing their names on the RSVP—talk about confusing and frustrating for the host! The next time you send out invitations that require mailed response cards (think a formal wedding or shower), invest in an invisible ink pen with a black light ($7.50 for a four-pack, Amazon.com)—a.k.a., a “spy pen.” When creating your […]

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Stunning Lighting Idea from Loverly

[Photo by Jen Rodriguez Photography on Silver Pencils] No matter where you decide to tie the knot—grand reception hall, rustic cabin in the woods, historic landmark—lighting is key. In fact, lighting can be quite magical. The strings of light that dangled from the beams of this barn took this wedding from delightful to magnificent. Find more outdoor wedding ideas and […]

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Unique Groomsmen Gift Idea from Loverly

It’s hard to surprise the guys. So how do you thank them for being a part of your wedding day? You know, without being too funny or too sentimental, that is. This groom took the personal and practical approach and gave each of his dapper dudes an engraved pocket watch.

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Guesterly: A New Way to Connect Your Wedding Guests

A happy couple, beautiful decor, delicious food, and good music are all ingredients for an enjoyable wedding, but the best weddings seem to differentiate in one simple way: the guests are having so much fun they don’t want to leave.

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Summer Wedding Idea from Loverly

Want to make your wedding day even more memorable? Play up the charm of your reception venue.

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How to Give a Toast

Being tasked with giving a toast at any special occasion sends my stomach into knots. With all eyes on you, the pressure is on to deliver poignant, well-chosen words. Next time you’re asked to raise a glass, make it memorable (in a good way, of course!) by following this five-step guide.

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When to Send Out Wedding Invitations

Once you’ve found the perfect invitation (you should be shopping around about six months before the big day) and settled on what it should say, it’s time to make it official and put the invites in the mail. But how far in advance should you send out wedding invitations?

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Wedding Cake Alternatives via PopSugar.com

I’ve got weddings on my mind. My brother is getting hitched in less than two months and whenever I  read something wedding related, I immediately think of their upcoming celebration. I recently read this post from our friends at PopSugar.com and fell in love with the idea of  an “alternative wedding dessert.” My favorites are the doughnut tower or rustic pie cake (Ok, I know what you […]

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Make Life Easy On Your Bridesmaids

It’s always seemed kind of crazy to me (and I’m sure to almost everyone else out there) that there isn’t an easier way to find, try on, and buy a bridesmaid dress. The entire system of researching, locating, and trying to get everyone to the one specific bridal boutique that stocks what you’re looking for seems so archaic, not to […]

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How to Save Money on Your Wedding

Food and drinks are often among the biggest expenses of a wedding and can take a major hit to your budget. So what’s a bride and groom to do with limited resources?

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