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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How to Decorate Your Wedding Arch (2)

Today’s fun and inspiring guest post comes to us from Alicia of Whole Blossom, based in Miami, FL! Enjoy:

A token that you always keep close to your heart is the paper where you write your wedding vows. The one place that is the most sacred to you is the place where you pronounce, ‘I do’. That place will gather memories filled with a variety of emotions-happiness, nervousness, love, thrill and so much more. Yes, the wedding arch needs to be perfect to withhold all these precious moments of you and your beloved.

Perfection does not mean expensive décor or photogenic colors; rather it means what is perfect for your eyes and to your partner and the emotional value that it holds. Here are few pieces of advice that’ll help you make the right decision for your wedding arch decoration.

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How to Look Special on Your Wedding Day (6)

One thing that brides do when preparing to say “I do,” is think about how they want to look on their big day. For a boost of confidence, to ensure stunning wedding photos or simply to feel beautiful, every bride as their own plan for putting together her look. An idea to keep in mind for making the prep go as smoothly as possible is by preparing a bridal bag. This is a great idea for bridesmaids looking to do something special for the bride or something that the bride herself can put together to be proactive for anything that might come her way.

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Four Locations You Need To Visit For Your Chicago Engagement Session (5)

If you’re planning to spend your engagement in the Chicago area, then today’s guest post brought to us by Vince of Griff Photography (Naperville, IL) is for you. Enjoy!

Chicago is an amazingly beautiful city. It doesn’t matter what time of year you are visiting, there is always something to offer, especially if you are planning to have your engagement photos done here. Not from the area? That shouldn’t keep you from experiencing what this amazing city has to offer and to capitalize on arguably some of the best locations in the world to document your engagement.

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