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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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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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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Deciding Whether to Hire a Wedding Planner or Not (2)

Today’s lovely guest post comes to us from Haute Couture Events, based in Miami, FL! Enjoy:

Most budget-minded couples do not hire self-governing wedding planners, but you may choose that the expense of a wedding planner is wealth, the getting worse you will evade. For example, if you and your spouse-to-be are pressed for time or overwhelmed by the thought of finding and interviewing individual vendors, you may want to consider hiring a wedding planner.

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How to plan a wedding fit for a Disney Princess (4)

This enchanting guest post comes to us from Emma, a freelance writer and Disney enthusiast based in the UK! Enjoy:

Walt Disney was always adamant that he made entertainment for adults and children alike, which is probably why so many adults are choosing to sprinkle a little (or a lot of) Disney magic into their special day. If you’ve found your Prince Charming, then consider some of these supercalifragilisticexpialidocious ways to incorporate Disney into your fairytale wedding.

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Creative Ways to Save on These Top 5 Wedding Costs (2)

Today’s delightful and super practical guest post comes to us from Kacey Bradley of The Drifter Collective! Enjoy:

Falling in love and getting engaged is something that society upholds everywhere you look. It’s not just your friends and family popping the question to their significant others. TV shows and movies always have a dramatic and romantic engagement plot line going, and if you’re not watching TV, celebrity weddings are plastered on the front of magazines for months before the actual event. It’s no wonder that so many people spend their lives looking forward to their wedding being an amazing milestone.

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How to Plan the Simplest Wedding (1)

Today’s lovely guest post, brought to us by Jeremy Senn of Picshare Party (Portland, OR) is a delightfully simple guide to planning a fun, laid-back wedding! Enjoy:

According to a report done by Zola, which surveyed 500 newly engaged or newlywed couples, 96% of them called wedding planning stressful. And nearly half of them used the words “very” and “extremely” to describe the wedding planning stress, making it worse than (for most) moving or public speaking. Yikes. But it doesn’t have to be this way! Gone are the days where everyone has to have a big, fancy wedding. More and more, people are trading in the huge stress-load of “traditional” for a simpler wedding. Here are some tips to make your wedding planning less stressful, yet still classy.

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How to Plan an Outdoor Wedding

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If you’re planning to have your wedding outside, then today’s super helpful guest post, brought to us by Bob Gechter of Hollow Hill Event Center (Fort Worth, TX) is a must read! Enjoy:

More and more couples are looking for unique wedding venues as an alternative to the traditional church ceremony. Outdoor venues are one of the most popular options for a different approach to a wedding ceremony. The stunning backdrop of an outdoor setting can create a romantic atmosphere and an environment rich with an inherent beauty which can outshine just about any traditional reception hall. When planning your outdoor wedding don’t forget to take these things into consideration:

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5 Themes to Choose​ from for Your Destination Wedding (1)

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Today’s inspiring guest post comes to us from Wed Our Way, based in Naxxar, Malta! Enjoy:

Deciding on what kind of theme your big day should have might be one of the most crucial parts of wedding planning, and even more so when it’s a destination wedding. In my years of experience as a destination wedding planner, I’ve found that while this is a more laid-back type of event for couples, they feel pressured to create an experience for their guests that’s like no other, given the effort guests put forth to make the trip. If you’re one who’s determined to make your big day as unique as possible, take a look at these 5 lovely themes that are perfect for destination weddings and find one that inspires you.

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Wedding Theme (1)

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Today’s awesome guest post comes to us from freelance writer and wedding enthusiast Stacey Smith! Enjoy:

Classic, rustic, boho, minimalist, industrial, alternative, and the list goes on and on. When it comes to wedding themes, picking out the most authentic, personal, and meaningful one from the plethora of options can seem almost impossible. Not only do you want to pick an overarching style, but you’ll need to look into colors, decorations, fonts, and all the little details to perfect your wedding theme.

We don’t want to make this seem like a daunting task though. In fact, picking out a wedding style can be a fun and inspiring exercise in creativity. You get to daydream, look at tons of eye candy, and work with vendors to create a celebration that is truly unique to you and your fiance. So where to start? Here are some things to consider when choosing a wedding theme.

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