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Today’s helpful and insightful guest post comes to us from Jeremy of Best Choice DJs, based in Orlando, FL. Enjoy!

What’s a wedding DJ’s job? To play music on your wedding day, right? Wrong! A true professional DJ does much more than just play music. They provide uniquely personalized entertainment for your big day. If you want your wedding reception to be a remarkable celebration party, your wedding DJ will make that happen. And it takes much more than merely music playing to create an unforgettable event.

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Necklines for Sleeveless Wedding Dresses (2)

Today’s fun and informative guest post comes to us from wedding planner Emma Williams of A’Bulae, based in Minneapolis, MN! Enjoy:

Wedding planners, brides, and designers: don’t be overwhelmed by the litany of details on a wedding to-do list. This quick and handy glossary wedding dress styles will help the bride-to-be select the style dress they want to wear on her big day. Six classic wedding dress silhouettes are defined, with tips for the bride. Read this quick guide to shopping for a wedding dress.

Wedding dress styles for the bride, bridesmaids, and guests can vary from the modest to sexy, depending on the design of the dress. Besides the fit, the silhouette, neckline, and sleeves will influence if the style is conservative, sensuous, or seductive. Brides and guests of all body shapes can find a sleeveless wedding dress to suit their style. Consider these necklines that are classic silhouettes popular for any bride’s wedding dress.

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Rental Tips for Barn Weddings and Outdoor Weddings (4)

Today’s insightful guest post comes to us from Erin Black of On Site Companies! Enjoy:

It doesn’t matter if you’re newly engaged or coming up on the few months before your wedding, you’ll probably forget some minor details when planning your big day.  Wedding rentals are one thing that you won’t want to forget, since you usually have to rent in advance and companies may only have a finite number of the equipment you’re trying to rent. The list below will help you cover all of your bases for rentals so you won’t be scrambling at the last minute to get everything you need.

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Finding the Perfect Car for Your Big Day (2)

Today’s fun guest post comes to us from Mike Barr of Star Car Hire, based in Northern Ireland! Enjoy:

Your wedding car is an important part of the big day, especially if you are traveling to a church or registry office then on to the wedding venue. But they are about more than just getting from one point to another – they are a part of the style of the wedding and should fit in with the theme and overall ambience of the day. Plus, there’s the practical element – you need to be certain your wedding dress fits into the car and there is enough room for everyone important.

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Today’s guest post comes from Janessa White of Simply Eloped, based in New Orleans, LA. Enjoy!

Technology is evolving at an incredibly fast rate and it’s difficult to think of any aspect of life that isn’t affected by it. As a wedding professional, I’m constantly seeing and hearing about interesting ways that couples can use technology on their big day. Out of all the different ways technology is being folded into weddings, some my favorite uses involve preserving and sharing wedding day memories. In today’s post, we’ll go over a few ways couples can use new technology to document their wedding with flair.

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How to Love on Your Wedding Guests (7)

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Today’s fun guest post comes to us from wedding planner Laura Lambillotte of Happy Shindigs, based in San Diego, California. Enjoy:

When you think about the end of your wedding day, when all your guests are walking back to their cars at the end of the night, what do you think they’ll say? What parts of your special day will they remember? I often see couples get stressed out about what they should put their precious wedding dollars towards (we all know how quickly those dolla dolla bills fly out of your wallet when it comes to weddings). Of course everyone wants their shindig to be the happiest (see what I did there?). But, the truth is, you only have so many hours you can spend planning and dollars you can spend on this one day. So…how do you make sure that your guests leave your wedding talking about how yours was the best wedding they’ve ever been to? What is the one thing you should focus on? Here’s the secret…(hint, it’s not really a secret)…love on your wedding guests.

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Five Ways to Display Your Custom Cake Topper After the Wedding (1)

Today’s guest post comes to us from Carla of Wedding Collectibles! Read on to learn some fun ways to display your wedding cake topper after the big day:

After the wedding, many brides are left with wedding décor that they don’t know what to do with. Rather than throwing these decorations out, why not re-purpose them to remind you of your special day for years to come? One such item is your wedding cake topper. No matter the type of cake topper you have chosen, it is the ultimate token of you and your spouse as a couple and a reflection of your unique personalities. Here are five ways to cherish your wedding cake topper for years to come.

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Choosing A Photography Career (7)

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Today’s guest post comes to us from Karl Johnson of Color Experts International, based in Leesburg, VA! Enjoy:

Photography is one of those ‘happy professions’ which comes out of passion. Job of a photographer includes creativity, passion, innovation, challenge, and excitement. This is one of those creative profession where degree comes second to creative experience. Before determining it as a full-time profession, you must completely be sure of what you really want to do or where do you want to see yourself in future. Being passionate and doing great in photography may not come together. Your interest should reflect in your work, otherwise, only passion won’t sell in the market. If photography comes to you naturally and appreciations drop by you often, then you should stop hesitating to take the step forward. And if you think you lack adequate passion for it, then dedicated hard work can take to the finish line. Let yourself decide which path you’ll take.

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Unusual Choices for Your Wedding Flowers (3)

Unusual Choices for Your Wedding Flowers

Today’s helpful guest post comes to us from Charlene McKinstry of Elizabeth Rose NI, based in Armagh, Northern Ireland! Enjoy:

Choosing wedding flowers is a huge part of your wedding day.  You want the floral elements to combine with the theme or other elements of the day.  You want flowers that look good against your dress and suitable for the suits.  But sometimes you also want flowers that are a little unusual, a little away from the traditional roses, carnations or lilies.  So for those ladies, here are some unusual choices to consider.

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Today’s guest post comes to us from  Maddison Wallace of Paperlust, based in Melbourne, Australia! Enjoy:

You’re newly engaged and you know you need wedding invites of some sort, but that’s about all you’re sure of. Where do you begin?! We’ve got you covered! Most people have a vague idea of what they like, but forget to consider the practicalities, so whether it’s rustic chic save the dates, premium letterpress thank you cards or location-inspired Sydney wedding invitations you’ve got in mind, take a deep breath and ask yourself these important questions before you do anything else:

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