5 Wedding Emergencies You Can Avoid by Being Honest With Your Venue

5 Wedding Emergencies You Can Avoid by Being Honest With Your Venue

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Today’s lovely guest post is courtesy of Ariel Chiu, Principal Planner and Owner at Wonderstruck Weddings & Events! Enjoy:

No one wants to deal with stressful or embarrassing emergency situations on their wedding day, especially if it can be avoided. If you are planning your wedding and know there is any type of potential for such an emergency, you should always be honest with the wedding venue about it. They likely have a lot of experience dealing with many types of emergencies at weddings and might be able to give you advice on how to avoid them or at least mitigate the damage. Here are five of the more common emergencies you can avoid by being honest with your venue.

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How many weddings have you been to where you received sunglasses as a wedding favor? Or Jordan almonds, or a wineglass with the couple’s name on it? Probably a lot. Wedding favor ideas aren’t always the easiest to come up with. And the truth is, when it comes to wedding planning, the favors tend to get pushed down on the priority list—with good reason. After all, your wedding is about you and your fiancé, not what favors to give out to your guests. However, that said, wedding favors are an area that, with a little creative effort, you can truly shine in and present your loved ones with very memorable gifts.

The wedding planning professionals at De Luxe Banquet Hall in Los Angeles, who know a thing or two about adding unique touches to weddings, weighed in on some of the most popular wedding favors they’ve encountered during their many years of hosting weddings.

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Have a lovely weekend,
~Your WeddingLovely Team

Weddings are expensive, there’s no denying that fact. And if you’re spending a whole lump of savings on a single day, you’ll want it to be memorable. After all, who wants a boring wedding? But, bearing in mind that every detail of your day will likely find its way onto social media, how do you make your wedding different to the oodles of other ceremonies you and your guests will ultimately attend?

What better way to make a lasting impression than by taking inspiration from a beloved TV show? It’s a growing trend – we’ve seen everything from Friends-themed nuptials to more opulent Downton Abbey style affairs – but one that has not yet been oversaturated. But what do you need to consider for a television-inspired wedding day? Here, we’ll run through everything you should consider, as well as some extra bits to really help transport your guests to another world.

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There is no lacking in design, style, color scheme, and aesthetic inspiration when it comes to wedding invitations, but what’s not always mentioned is wedding invitation assembly and wording etiquette. Designing is the easy part especially when you use an online stationery vendor like Basic Invite, but what’s even better is the resources they are providing us today when it comes to not only the design aspect but the insider tips and tricks to the not so glamorous side of creating invitations.

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Centerpieces are solely for the guests. They came to show love and appreciation for the couple. The centerpieces also provide a holistic view of the beauty of the venue and the theme for the wedding.

Needless to say, centerpieces are an integral part of the wedding décor and takes up a good amount of your floral budget. Hence choosing the right table centerpieces is important. Wholeblossoms are usually used as part of the centerpiece rather than dispersed parts.

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Summer Wedding Flower Guide


Summer Wedding Flower Guide

There is no specific season of love. If you find the right partner, each day is Valentine’s Day and every season is perfect for your wedding. As for flowers, there are always plenty of options no matter what season you choose for the wedding. If you’re worried about finding appropriate flowers during summer weddings, there is absolutely no reason to be stressed about it.

Summer is the season for beautiful blooms but you have to be extra careful while maintaining them. The sun can be both a blessing and a curse at the same time. Here are few tips to help you plan about flowers for your summer wedding.

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Planning an Outdoor Wedding Advice

Planning an Outdoor Wedding Advice

An outdoor wedding can be a perfect way to celebrate this most romantic day in your life. However, while choosing the regal beauty of the Mother Nature as your venue guarantees beauty and grandeur, all those fantastic feelings can be ruined by lack of planning. The thing with outdoor weddings is that despite being more simple, affordable, and yet amazing, they are also more demanding on details.

The good news? Using these five simple tips will ensure the celebration of your sacred union goes smoothly.

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Lovely Wedding Ideas

Lovely Wedding Ideas

Have a lovely weekend,
~Your WeddingLovely Team

It’s one of the most magical milestones of your life. You’re marrying the person of your dreams. The venue is set, the invitations have been sent and the perfect dress is finally ready for its big debut. But before you officially walk down the aisle, you might want to find out exactly what kind of debt you may also be walking into.

“Wait, there’s more to marriage than love?”

Oh, yeah. It’s a whole partnership, not just in life, but also in financial obligations. But before you go all Runaway Bride, below are 3 things you need to know to keep both your marriage and your student loan payments as blissful as possible.

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