Meet a Wedding Jeweler in New York, NY: Fascinating Diamonds (1)

Today’s wedding vendor interview is with Raj Kumar, President of Fascinating Diamonds based in New York, NY. Enjoy!

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

Fascinating Diamonds is a luxury online diamond jewelry store, which enables customers to curate and customize their own desired ring online. Our expertise lies in delivering customized authentic diamond jewelry with brilliant quality and spontaneous new designs. We pride ourselves on our flamboyant, classic and extravagant diamond engagement & wedding rings, with interesting and new, on-trend designs, carefully designed by our in-house designers.

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How Not to Lose Your Engagement Ring (3)

Today’s helpful guest post comes to us from Primestyle, based in Guttenberg, NJ. Enjoy!

An engagement ring can be one of your most important possessions. And it can be shattering if you damage it or, worse, lose your ring completely. Fortunately, as long as you’re careful and follow these pieces of advice, it’s a guarantee that you won’t lose such a precious item unless extenuating circumstances happen.

Make Sure It Fits Perfectly

Your fiancé is only human, and they can get the wrong ring size. They very likely got one that was a size or two bigger since that is easier to resize. It’s not a bad metaphor of how, since your ring doesn’t, you don’t fit together. It’s a simple problem with a simple solution. Get it resized. Go back to your ring’s jeweler or go to the closest one near you to have it resized immediately.

A loose ring has a greater chance of being lost. If you don’t want the same issue with your wedding bands, you may want to learn how to measure ring size and teach your partner how to do it (for future references).

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Meet a Wedding DJ in New York, NY: DJ Michael Demby (2)

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Michael Demby, Founder/CEO of DJ Michael Demby, based in New York, NY! Enjoy:

Tell us about yourself and how you started.

My parents are huge music fans, and something was always blasting from the record player when I was growing up. We went to a lot of live music shows and concerts, which offered a unique education for me. I also started to grow an affinity for the Alto Sax, which I still play to this day, and am starting to even offer it to couples as a means to walk down the aisle!

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9 Tips for Buying an Engagement Ring (3)

Today’s lovely guest post comes to us from Javian of Draco Diamonds, based in Singapore. Enjoy!

As a guy, I know what it feels like when you want to bring your relationship with your girlfriend to the next level. That is, to create a personal and memorable proposal for your girlfriend. To create an experience that is pleasant to reminisce about in the future. To set the context, I’m Chinese, living in Singapore. As far as my understanding of the traditions goes, there are many things that need to be done even before I can propose to her. Things like finding an auspicious date, getting permission from her parents, and so on. If you are an introvert like me, perhaps the most difficult task is getting permissions from her parents. Despite having a good relationship with them, it is still not easy to ask.

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Meet a Wedding Photographer in Hemel Hempstead, England: Katrina Matthews Photography (3)

Today’s wedding photographer interview is with Katrina Matthews of Katrina Matthews Photography, based in Hemel Hempstead, England! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

Hi! I’m Katrina, in short I’m a documentary wedding photographer. I have been working as a wedding photographer for almost 5 years now and I have loved every minute! I always feel so honoured when a couple choose me, not only to photograph but also share, one of the most important days of their lives. The most important part of my job is to capture the images that portray the couple and their loved one as naturally as possible, telling the story of their wedding day and the individual personalities within it. A lot of couples find it really daunting to have their photo taken, which is why I work in such a natural way, allowing everyone to have fun and relax while I try to blend into the background. I don’t do any forced posing and definitely no ‘look and smile’ shots, I want the moments that I capture to have happened organically.

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3 Ways to DIY Your Wedding Flowers (2)

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Today’s fun and helpful guest post comes to us from from Bloominous, based in Los Angeles, California! Enjoy:

Whether or not you’re a DIY queen,  if you plan on having flowers at your wedding, Bloominous has got you covered! Bloominous is the fastest growing wedding floral provider and now has three unique offerings in shippable wedding flowers – great for any type of DIY bride! Bonus- No matter which route you take with Bloominous, you’ll pay a fraction of what a traditional florist costs.

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Classic Church Wedding with Vintage Details (8)

This charming real wedding brought to us by Katie Hart of Palmetto Duo (Lexington, SC) is classically lovely and brimming with thoughtful handmade details! Here’s Katie to tell us more:

Chris and Lauren’s is a love story that’s been in the making for 10 years- starting out all the way back in middle school! These two had a long distance relationship for a year after high school until Lauren joined Chris at Louisiana Tech University. Fast forward to Chris & Lauren’s 9:00am wedding at our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Chapin, SC.

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Meet a Wedding Photographer in Arona, Italy: Sogni Confettati (1)

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Today’s wedding planner interview is with Veronica of Sogni Confettati, based in Arona, Italy! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

Born in Milan, I definitely moved to lake Maggiore some years ago, because there I found my love. After my Bachelor’s Degree in Politics Science at Cattolica University of Milan, I started to think about my future and I was fascinated by wedding industry and so I decided to follow different courses for wedding planners and floral designers. Yes, also courses for floral design, because I love so much flowers and all the décors and arrangements that I can create, thanks also to my husband that passed on his passion for flowers and plants. Meanwhile, 4 months before my postgraduate Master’s Degree in Politics Science, I opened my business, not only a wedding planning agency and floral design, but also a concept store where buy different products for weddings and events; my goal was to give the possibility to couples that are getting married to have in the same place all the things that they need for their special day and give also precise advice and consulting.

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Why Millennials Don’t Need “Things” (5)

What do you put on your wedding regisrtry when you and your sweetie already have all the stuff you need? Today’s lovely guest post from Honeyfund is here to to help! Enjoy:

Weddings are changing and so too are wedding registries. As millennials are entering the wedding market, we’re doing so with our own set of rules– tossing tradition to the wind, opting for social media worthy wedding locations while thriving on creating our own unique wedding experiences. Getting married on a mountain? Cool! Escaping away to Jamaica? Even better! I’m on a boat! We, just wanted to say that, but hey, why not get married on a boat?

We’re also changing up how/where we register opting for “experiential registries”. Here are the top reasons why an “experience” registry might be the best registry or you.

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