6 Top Wedding Trends for 2021

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New year, fresh start! Wondering what will be trendy this wedding season? Here are six of the anticipated 2021 wedding trends that I love: 1. Smaller and more intimate This not only allows couples to spend more quality time with their guests, but also allows them to go bigger with their budget and personalize the experience. Family style dinners, live entertainment, lavish décor, and...

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Saying Goodbye to 2020

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2020 was not the wedding season any of us anticipated. As many of you can probably relate, I had a lot of plans for 2020, all of which went out the window when the pandemic hit. In all my years of event planning I have never dealt with anything like this. At first it was very overwhelming. I wanted to be...

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Giving a Great Speech

Giving a great speech doesn't just happen. As Mark Twain said “It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.” So here are our top tips for great speeches. Make sure people giving speeches know how long they have. If you are worried about people going over, tell them they have less time than they actually...

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Wedding Registry Alternatives

Like lots of “traditions”, many aspects of a wedding that many people may take for granted are in fact relatively recent inventions. For example, did you know the first wedding registry was launched less than 100 years ago by Macy’s in 1924? So, if a "traditional" gift registry isn’t your style, what alternatives do you have? Here are two options you...

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Avoid a DIY Venue Disaster

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You’ve found the perfect venue… And then seen the price tag! Suddenly your dream wedding seems unobtainable. But hang on, your friend has a relative who owns a “rustic” barn. You can hold the wedding there, get the pictures you want and save money. It’s a no-brainer. Right? Read on to find out what you need to know before using a...

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7 Top Wedding Trends for 2019

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Maybe you’re getting married or you’re hoping to get married this year! You’re looking for some inspiration, but are finding it difficult to get started. Don’t worry! I’ve done the hard work for you. I’ve found the 7 top wedding trends when it comes to getting married in 2019 – that you can actually use – and grouped them together here...

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