Clothes are where the heart is
I thought making my own wedding dress (while doing all the wedding planning) was a very smart idea. Even though I hadn’t even sewn more than a hem here and there in about a decade. And had never done any bead-work.
Why Do We Still Romanticize Surprise Proposals?
Every sitcom has that episode where the girlfriend wonders if her boyfriend is going to propose. And in parallel, the boyfriend is asking his friends whether she’s going to say yes. And then there’s a season finale where he gets down on one knee and she tears up and he puts a ring on her finger.
The Wedding Road Less Traveled
October 1st, 2005 was an auspicious day. At least according to the Buddhist monk that officiated our wedding. The journey from first date in October 1998 to our wedding on October 1st, 2005 was a long one in many ways.
5 Wedding Photography Props You Should Thrift
The misconception that thrift stores or secondhand items are of lower quality is simply absurd. Over the past four years of thrifting, I've found items to be better valued, more affordable, and certainly more sustainable than their brand-new, mass-produced counterparts.
How to Throw an At-Home Wedding Even the Old Folks will Love
The Quick Highlights: We bought a house instead of paying for a wedding venue We hired a food truck, tents, tables and chairs 73 people came and everyone had plenty to eat Our color palette was plaid Our budget was $3,500 (my dress was gifted) — we came in $300 under
13 Things That’ll Save Your Sanity During Wedding Planning
Planning a wedding may be one of the most stressful undertakings of this lifetime. I hope you can learn from or at least laugh at my failures during this trying time. The wedding itself was damn near magical, the actual marriage was not as enchanting. If you find any of this useful, please consider donating a tip to my divorce relief fund
The Love Contract
“Sit up straight,” my mother said, fixing my collar. “This is important.” Though I’m 23, she had always spoken to me as though I was 12. I went to city college, worked at the bar on the weekends, and at the time, still lived at home with her. When I told her my idea to be a teacher, she scoffed, saying I ought to dream bigger—pharmacist, engineer, computer whatever, like the rest of the Viets who went away for college. She even recommended that I learn how to do nails—it’s good money.
Non-Common, Memorable Wedding Songs
Let's be honest, how many times are you willing to hear "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran at a wedding? I get it, some songs are simply popular and fit the mood perfectly. However, your first dance should be unique, special, and not be based on what is "the big hit" for the year.
The Connection Between Wedding Cakes and Happiness
A wedding cake is by far the most traditional cake served at traditional wedding receptions after dinner. In some parts of England, particularly in Kent and Sussex, the wedding cake traditionally is served at a wedding breakfast; however, the wedding breakfast does not always mean the entire meal shall be held late in the evening, for it can be during the early afternoon or early evening. In some areas, the wedding breakfast is held in a hall or reception-like building. In Kent and Sussex, where the wedding season runs for seven days from mid-April to early May, this traditional feeding follows the afternoon meal. Traditionally the bride's cake was cut by a member of the bride's family and given to her as a present.
The Evolution of Wedding Catering In The New Normal
Planning and setting up your dream wedding ceremony during the new normal will be one of the most stressful tasks in the world, especially when searching for the perfect catering service. No matter how much preparation has gone to your choice of attire, bouquets, health and safety permits, and reception venue, sourcing the best catering options for your most important day (including food and drink selections that would cater to the dietary requirements of everyone) will be exasperating.
THINGS TO CONSIDER AFTER YOU HAVE BEEN ENGAGED
We're sure you'll have a lot on your mind now that you're officially engaged and looking forward to the big day. However, this is also when the wedding planning craziness begins. Getting everything done on schedule and in a satisfactory manner for the wedding is a difficult undertaking. To minimise any complications, you should begin planning shortly after the ring is exchanged. This will not only allow you to get things done the way you want them to be done, but it will also help you to execute them in an orderly and planned manner. If you are planning to book a beautiful and amazing Best Wedding Venues in Manesar, Venues for conference meeting, corporate day out events, then you must go with Best Western Resort Country Club which is one of the most famous and comfortable 4 Star Resort In Manesar Gurgaon.
Start Your Wedding Planning!
So you’re trying to plan a wedding (or any formal/semi-formal event); you do your proper diligence and research what’s considered “required” these days. Except everything on the internet says something different. Then your spouse-to-be says they found this article where they think they should be doing XYZ – when really that’s only relevant if your wedding budget is around the national average ($26K (Cost of Wedding, 2016)) and you were hoping to spend way, way less. You start to stress out, seeing your guest list dwindle just at the idea of not including that far away relative, or good friend you met last year, simply because every venue you see has a per plate price that makes you nauseous.
How To Design a Custom Engagement Ring?
How to design a customized unique engagement ring? An engagement ring is one of the most important pieces of jewelry that a person buys in his life. Since times immemorial, most marriage proposals have been accompanied with an engagement ring. While there are many specific designs and cuts such as the Princess cut and the Emerald cut, the aim is to come up with rings that are personalized and special for the wearer.
Top 6 Engagement Rings
Buying an engagement ring is one of the most important investments you can make in your lifetime. Although finding the perfect ring requires a lot of thought and effort, it doesn’t have to be that hard and difficult. Regardless of if you’re planning to surprise your mate or working together to make the dream ring, going through the ring buying process can be daunting to do alone, so we are here to help. Here are the top 6 engagement rings.
What to Say When Proposing Your Love?
A Man proposing his lady Getting down on one knee while holding a perfect engagement ring says it all. After all, actions do speak louder than words. But since your proposal should be an everlasting memory, preparing some beautiful words still pays off. Here are some tips to find the words to say when proposing to your love.
Love in the Time of Pandemic;
Some things come with a clear manual; cutting out a pattern, threading a bobbin, putting together an outfit. Others you just have to feel it out by heart, like designing the custom dress of your dreams, or finding new love in the time of pandemic. Any new project inevitably brings a ton of questions to circle your brain at night; Will it be worth the hassle? Am I even doing this right? I like to think that I’m the type of person that achieves whatever I set my heart to, since it’s gotten me through some of the most difficult times in life and helped me create my happiest memories. Over the past year I took up two major projects that kept me up late some nights, but even when the questions began to circle the brain, I felt nothing but reassurance. This is the story of how, in 2020, I met the love of my life and said yes to the dress designed and made by my hand.
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