Picture Perfect:  5 Must-Read Tips for Your Wedding Photos

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

After spending months planning the perfect wedding, you want your wedding photos to reflect just how beautiful and precious the day was. Because your wedding photos are so meaningful, you want to be sure that you end up with the absolute best pictures possible. Here are five tips to help you take wedding photos that you are sure to love. Do Your ResearchThe key to magnificent wedding photos is a photographer who can capture the essence of who you are as a couple. Meet in person with potential photographers... read more.

  • August 12, 2014
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What Summer Brides Need to Know About Makeup for the Big Day

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

Every bride wants to look and feel gorgeous on her wedding day. Summer brides have to do a little extra planning in order to create a makeup look that can stand up to the heat and humidity of summer. Here are some basic tips to keep in mind when creating your summer wedding makeup look.  Face All brides, not just those marrying in the summer, should begin with a clean, freshly moisturized face. Oil-free moisturizer is a great choice for brides with normal, combination or oily skin. Those with very dry... read more.

  • July 18, 2014
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Il Tulipano Wedding Reviews, 2014

By il Tulipano, Posted in New Jersey Weddings

In Cedar Grove New Jersey there lies a hidden gem-a place where ordinary nights become cherished memories and where two loving counterparts celebrate their unity with family and friends. OK, so we're talking about ourselves. But it's only because of the amazing feedback we've received from brides, grooms, families and friends! It's our mission to create the most flawless wedding experiences, including everything from our hand-picked cuisine options to photographer, DJ, and florist recommendations.Don't take... read more.

  • July 10, 2014
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Handling Bad Weather on Your Wedding Day

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

As a bride, you would like to have complete control over every aspect of your wedding. Unfortunately, controlling the weather isn't possible. So, what's a bride to do when the weather forecast predicts bad weather on your big day? Have a Plan B: When you're checking out outdoor wedding venues, make sure to ask what the rain plan is. Rain isn't unheard of on the day of a wedding, so trust your vendors. They understand the venue, their craft, and have dealt with all kinds of weather issues. Your vendors... read more.

  • July 01, 2014
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Do's and Don'ts for a Fabulous Summer Wedding

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

Do Set an Appropriate TimeWhen planning a summer wedding, it is important to be mindful of the time of day during which the ceremony is to be held. While the natural light of an afternoon ceremony may appear beautiful in pictures, guests may not appreciate having to sit in the height of the afternoon sun. Discuss the lighting and time of day with your photographer to make sure that the bridal party is not busy shielding their eyes from the sun during the ceremony. Schedule your ceremony for a time when you,... read more.

  • June 27, 2014
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The Day before the Big Day

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

Planning a wedding isn't the easiest task. There are tons of details that need to be planned in a short amount of time: choose a venue, pick flowers, choose course dishes, and find the perfect dress...to name a few. It is a long process that may cause you to lose your head at first, but taking the day before your wedding to focus on yourself will put you at ease just in time to say "I do."Here are five tips for the day before the big day to ensure that cold feet and stress won't even come close to clouding... read more.

  • June 17, 2014
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7 Tips for a Great Wedding Reception

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

Planning for a great wedding reception does not have to be stressful on you or your wallet. Sending invitations early in order to get your guest list arranged is a great way to start. With this headcount in mind, you will know exactly how much space you need, how much food you have to provide, and how many place settings are required. The following tips will help you cover the rest of the details.Send Save-The-DatesSave-the-dates are extremely important to your guests. This will help them plan their schedul... read more.

  • May 27, 2014
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Indoor Weddings vs. Outdoor Weddings

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

Choosing the venue for your wedding ceremony is often just as important as finding the dress and picking the cake. The venue has many prerequisites to meet, including comfortably seating all of your guests, providing the proper aesthetic for your ceremony, and fitting into an affordable budget. As you search for a venue that meets these requirements, you may find yourself running into a debate: should it be an indoor wedding or an outdoor wedding? Here are the pros and cons for each to help you decide which... read more.

  • May 20, 2014
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How to Budget for a Fabulous Wedding

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

A fabulous wedding does not have to break the bank. The first step is drawing up your budget plan and putting caps on how much you want to spend on each element of your ceremony. Knowing where to draw the line and finding the best deals is key to having a wedding that accommodates your guests and your budget. These following tips will help find all you need to budget for a fabulous wedding.Research and create a budge planMake a list of everything you want to have for the perfect wedding, then trim the list.... read more.

  • May 06, 2014
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Top 5 Tips for Finding Your Dream Wedding Venue

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

Once you set the date for your big day, the next important step is finding the best venue for the wedding. There are many things you'll have to ask yourself as you decide on where to stage the ceremony and the reception. These top tips will help you narrow down your choices and find the best venue for your dream wedding.1. How many guests?You want your venue to accommodate all of the guests who will be attending. As you work on your place settings, you'll know the number of people that will be in the space... read more.

  • April 25, 2014
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