The Top Two Wedding Invitation Wording Mistakes

I was recently asked what the top two invitation wording mistakes are that I see most often. I didn’t have to think very long to come up with an answer! And … I recently received a wedding invitation that had both in the same invitation! The first one that quickly caught my eye was on the “request line” …  and I see this one a lot. As most people know, there are two choices for the “request line” wording: honour of [...]

Read more...

Wedding Tip – Ceremony Music

Over the years, I have discovered a myriad of valuable wedding tips that help take the stress out of planning for the big day. I share these wedding tips regularly on our Facebook page; and, from time to time, I will share them here on our blog. Today I have a “hot tip” for you: If marrying in a house of worship, inquire about the music policy well before you begin choosing your favorite pieces for the processional, ceremony and recessional. [...]

Read more...

Finding the Wedding Photographer Who Suits Your Style

Your wedding photography will be the most cherished keepsake from one of the happiest days of your life. And although the trend in wedding albums today features fewer posed shots and more spontaneous photographs, you’ll want your photographer to capture a variety of scenes throughout the celebration. As you discuss the style of wedding album you prefer, consider the views you won’t want to miss and discuss with your photographer which will be posed shots and which will be [...]

Read more...

Wedding Cupcakes and Mini Wedding Cakes

Yum, yum! For a dessert that is both pleasing to the eye and to the palate, we can always count on cake.  And the Queen of all cakes is surely …. The Wedding Cake! Having a special dessert at a wedding has been a tradition for centuries. The wedding cake’s history is generally reported to have started long ago in the Roman Empire. The early cake was a flour-based sweet, which evolved in to the Bride’s Pie. It wasn’t until [...]

Read more...

How to Choose Your Wedding Invitation

Maybe you’ve grown up with the vision of a formal church wedding followed by an elaborate country club reception, but you’ve already practiced the fine art of compromise because your fiancé is an outdoor enthusiast who dreamed of a less formal ceremony by his favorite lake. You’ve settled on something in between, and you’re ready to announce the specifics to your family and closest friends. Although etiquette still offers guidelines to simplify the process and make everyone feel at ease, [...]

Read more...

Recap from Facebook – Tips to Share

We learn so much from our Facebook Fans! Recently, on our Facebook page I asked our Fans to share their wedding-related questions with me. They asked some great questions and I ended up getting help answering some of them from fans who had already gotten married. They shared great tips with those who had dates coming up! You can see the entire discussion at the link below but I’ll recap the highlights here. Q&A on our Facebook page One of [...]

Read more...

Invitations – Style and Value Combined

We were recently checking out the latest from Style Me Pretty and noticed a photo of a striking wedding invitation from Atelier Isabey. Atelier Isabey creates luscious couture invitations using fine handmade paper and classic printing techniques.If you love Oxford by Atelier Isabey (shown above) as much as we do but don’t have the budget for a couture invitation, you can get the “look” with the Exclusively Weddings Filigree Elegance invitation.Also available in silver and in black, Filigree Elegance (shown above) features a charming trellis design [...]

Read more...