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You've been planning your big day for so many months, you don't want it to be over in the blink of an eye. Prolong the festivities and excitement by including an activity or two for you and your guests; it's also a great way for guests to get to know each other better if they're meeting for the first or second time. Here are our top picks for weekend events: A local wine tasting: Getting married in an area where...

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There are two reasons why couple's DIY their wedding stuff: 1. They need to save money and stick to their budget and 2. They are creative and motivated to have items at their big day that they made themselves. Often, it's a combination of the two! Whatever it is for you, we have some items that are cost-effective as well as not too complicated to do yourself. It's an amazing feeling to know you did something yourself, especially when it...

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Although it seems like most brides have their weddings in Summer, and it may feel overcrowded for you, there are definite positives to choosing Summer as your wedding season. Here are our top reasons: More family and friends can attend: If you give people enough notice, more of your guests will be able to attend. There are less school and work commitments during this time of the year, and if your wedding is in the heart of Summer, people may...

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Who says your wedding dress has to look like everyone else's? You dress is a representation of who you are and what you love, so let it reflect that by picking something you really love and you're proud to show off! Here are some of our favorite options, that are more on the unique side: Blinging embellishments: We love this beauty (below left), with splashes of gorgeous detailed glam appliques! This is an option for the bold, creative bride who...

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The idea of seeing each other before the ceremony is a pretty new wedding photography trend, but we totally love it! It allows the opportunity for the most heart warming and tender moments to be captured without the fuss and attention that happens after the ceremony. We’ve got some great tips to keep in mind to make the moment as perfect as possible: Leave your bits and pieces behind: There’s nothing worse than having your champagne, bouquet or cell phone...

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They're your best friends and your wing women, and you can be sure they're putting a lot of effort and love into your big day! Show them your appreciation by keeping these simple thoughts in mind: Let them have input into what they wear. Every body is different, and bridesmaids will struggle to be happy and helpful if they feel self-conscious in their outfit. Let them send you ideas of what they think looks best on them, and see if...

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Although we love a good and delicious wedding cake, if you're looking for a less traditional option for your big day, look no further! You don't have to have vanilla sponge and buttercream to call it a 'wedding cake' or be able to cut into it to make it official. Here are our favorite wedding cake alternatives: A donut tower: This is such a unique way to kick off the dessert part of the day, and a great idea for...

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Now that all the wedding stress is over, you can finally start enjoying your time together with no to-do lists or pressures to deal with. Take a gander through our honeymoon tips to make it the most memorable and romantic honeymoon for both of you. Think carefully about the location. You’re two different people who probably enjoy different things. Make sure you chat about where you both want to go on honeymoon and pick a place that satisfies both of...

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Juggling a wedding along with daily life can be really intimidating and difficult. Take a cue from these tips and make yourself the most organized bride out there! Assign a day of the week to get stuff done. If you're working full time, then pick one evening every week to do all your wedding admin. Be consistent about this and slowly chip away at all the details that need your attention. This will keep your stress at bay, knowing you...

There are so many things photographers often have to figure out for themselves on the wedding day, and this can take precious time and effort away. Keep these little hints in mind, and tell your photographer ahead of time to have the most streamlined day possible. Who they'll be working with closely on the big day. From videographer to wedding planner, sending the photographer these people's numbers removes you as the middle woman (or man) and allows them to ask...