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The Tradition of Wearing a Bridal Veil

Do you know where or why this wedding tradition was started? Arranged marriages are often cited when discussing the origin of the wedding veil. When daughters were considered a commodity to their family, a marriage was a way of sealing agreements between families and increasing assets. A Bride and Groom would likely meet for the first time on their wedding day, at the altar. The veil was used to obscure the bride's features, only being lifted after the marriage ceremony was completed. This was to keep the groom from backing out from the deal if he didn't like what he saw. Some historians say that Ancient Romans were the first to incorporate the veil into the wedding ceremony, believing the bride was vulnerable to enchantment, so she must be hidden from evil spirits. The Romans veiled brides in flame -coloured veils to actually scare off those spirits who were jealous of her happiness and seeking to disrupt the union. In modern times, generally we have some

How To Select Items Or Services For Your Wedding

Planning your own wedding or event can be a huge task because it puts you in the driving seat to find and then decide on how or what to choose when making purchases, rentals or booking the services of a venue or vendors. It can be a real challenge trying to decide why you should go with this service or that or whether or not to choose this package or that. It can be tricky because you can't always base your decisions solely on prices and while it's an important factor it's not the only factor that will aid in making the right decision. Another factor that should be considered is "order of importance" which plays even a bigger role because this will help you in choosing one item over the other or what's ultimately right for you. In order to know the answer to what are the most important things to you, you'll need to create a list based on your event and number the order of importance with number 1 being the highest. You can then choose a

Complete Guide To Creating Your Wedding Invitations

Invitation With Embellishment Invitation including RSVP On A Separate Card With Return Envelope  Your wedding invitation is your official invite to the wedding, but even before this you have the option of sending save the date cards as a form of notification as to your upcoming nuptials. Click here to learn more about Save-the-Date cards Do I Need To Send Save-the-Date Cards For My Wedding Things you need to know or have in place to create your invitations are: • Guest List • Venue • Design • Formality Of Wedding Informal Invitation Wording With RSVP Printed on Same Card Guest List Your guest list is a list of names that entails persons you'd like to invite. You'll need to know this before hand to ascertain the amount of invitations that needs to be printed and always have a few extras for things like your (B) list guests. You'll also have the option of printing your guest's name and address on the envelopes.

Do I Need To Send Save-the-Date Cards For My Wedding

Congrats, you're engaged, it's time to start planning and sending save the date cards would be your first announcement to guests about your upcoming wedding plans. Save the date's can be sent around 6-8 months ahead as a form of pre-invitation to an upcoming wedding to guests that resides oversees, because they'll need to make travel and hotel arrangements, along with saving towards the trip and getting time off for a few days. It's also advised that you do the same for your other guests, especially if you'll be having your wedding in a holiday period because some persons make other arrangements for their holiday and you won't necessarily know which guests will be doing so. In general, send to all your guests just to cover all aspect. The card should state the wedding date, couple's name and location and remember to state "invitation will follow" because it's not an invitation. No need to include a venue for location,

Things You Should Know When Planning To Have Your Wedding In A Church

A church is a beautiful place to have your wedding ceremony along with other locations such as the beach, on a lawn, in a garden or even a banquet hall. All these venue are great choices and it's just a matter of personal taste, style and preference where you plan to say I DO. Below are a few questions you should ask when seeking a church to have your wedding ceremony, as each church may differ. 1] Some churches have rules, so find out if there are any rules as to the music or songs you'd like to use and if there are any rules regarding special performances during the signing of the marriage certificate, make sure to find out what is or isn't allowed for entertainment. 2] Some churches don't allow you to decorate the alter, to throw petals, to use candles or to use certain items to attach decoration to chairs or benches. So find out if there are any decorating restrictions as it may prevent you from using a certain theme or design feature in the dec

Don't Leave Your Wedding Day Emergency Kit Behind

Some persons may be asking what is that, while others who already know may be thinking this is a must have or it's not really necessary at all. If you're the latter, i must say views on this can be different but Wedding Planners don't take chances and gambles with anyone's wedding, we throughly listen to client's needs, make recommendations, give advice, plan, create backup plans and then execute to make every couple's special day be truly unforgettable. The unforgettable experience shouldn't be that, of having a headache with nothing to stop it or having beverage spill onto your garment with nothing to properly remove it, leaving you with a big ugly mark. Now who wants that in their photos, so Wedding Planners are ultimately problem solvers and they put contingency plans in place to fix and resolve issues if and when they arise. With that in mind, it is highly recommended that you put together a wedding day emergency kit with items that y