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For most brides-to-be, “wedding gown shopping” and “stress” go hand-in-hand. However, these two terms don’t have to be married.
People unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the wedding industry believe that you will save money on venue costs if you have a home wedding.
We get a lot of questions about tipping wedding vendors. We answer the five most common questions we get about tipping wedding vendors.
We just love these budget friendly wedding flowers that are in season year round! Alstroemeria (Also Known as Peruvian Lily) These flowers have small, bright blooms that grow in clusters and often have freckled petals. They’re best used as a backdrop to primary flowers but make a lovely and cost-effective bouquet. The size and structure […]
There are expensive wedding flowers and inexpensive wedding flowers, but what’s not so obvious is which ones are which. Sure, most people planning a wedding know that peonies can cost a pretty penny (particularly when out of season). Carnations are always economical. But what about everything in between? Which are the budget friendly flowers?
One of the first questions that comes to mind when couples begin talking about starting their life together is “when should we start planning the wedding?”. Well, it is never too early to start. Here are a couple of pro pointers to get you started off right!
Picturesque early springtime in Nashville and one of the coolest dragons we have ever seen were the makings of Cameo & Philip’s elopement. Surrounded by their love for one another it was both stunning and magical. Proving that you do not necessarily have to have a ‘Wedding Extravaganza’ to have a fairy tale come to life type of wedding.
Being by your friend’s side through all the highs and lows of the wedding planning process is something every good friend wants to say yes to. Calming her on the big day. Seeing the sweet but nervous smiles throughout the ceremony. Crying along with her as she exchanges vows with her soon to be spouse. We all want to support those closest to us and to be there when they need us most. But being able to afford bridesmaid these days…. It does not come cheap. In fact, it’s getting remarkably expensive. On average, it costs approximately $3K. We have found that many ladies just can’t afford it without forgoing paying rent or buying groceries.
We believe that wedding planning should be as fun and stress-free as possible and the best way to begin that process is to only hire professionals you trust. We know that it sounds obvious, but some couples end up regretting their vendor choices before the big day, or worse, they have unsatisfactory service on the big day or even after all is said and done. To avoid one of these horror stories of your own, keep an eye out for the following red flags when hiring wedding vendors.
Your wedding day is meant to be one of the happiest and most important days of your life. You’ve spent months planning every detail and spent thousands of dollars to achieve the perfect day you’ve always envisioned. Despite how meticulously you’ve planned everything out, there’s always the possibility that something will go wrong. Perhaps a tropical storm hits the beach you’re supposed to have your destination wedding on. Or your maid of honor slipped and broke her wrist days before the wedding. For these kinds of instances, wedding insurance is the best way to protect you from losing your entire financial investment.
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