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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The Top 10 Items for Your Wedding Registry

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

The big day is right around the corner, and while you're planning for the dance and the honeymoon, you can't forget to register for the items you will need when you start your new life together. These top 10 items for your wedding registry are practical gifts that will last you many years and fill your home with all you'll need to entertain family and friends as a couple.FlatwareA good set of silverware is essential to any dinnerware set. Make sure you register for flatware made of stainless steel as these... read more.

  • April 16, 2014
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5 Tips Toward Finding the Perfect Bridesmaid Dresses for Your Wedding

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

Your big day is right around the corner and it’s time to start looking for the perfect bridesmaid dresses. Dressing your friends can be a lot of fun or turn into a complete disaster. Before you bring in the wedding party and ask their opinion, do a little shopping around yourself. This will give you an idea of what’s available, and by following these 5 tips, you’ll be able to keep in mind the important details that will help you find the perfect bridesmaid dress.1. Complement Your DressThe... read more.

  • April 11, 2014
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Pros and Cons of a Spring Wedding

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

When it comes to wedding planning, one concept is universal: your wedding should be unique and memorable. Seasonal choices for a wedding date can make all the difference. If you are exploring spring as an option for an outdoor wedding, here are some things to consider:Pros:• You will have a natural backdrop of spring flowers and song birds to make for a beautiful setting on your wedding day. • If the weather is sunny on your big day, you won't need to work around extra lighting. The sun serves as... read more.

  • March 19, 2014
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Smart Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Weddings

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming, not to mention expensive. You may be tempted to do everything yourself so you have control and save a few pennies, but over DIY-ing can be stressful and lead to less than optimal results. Find the happy medium between having a professional do the work and doing it yourself with these quick tips:DoSave the Dates and Invitations. Have a friend with a little graphic design skill? Put them to work. Paper materials are a great way to get in touch with your crafty side and... read more.

  • March 13, 2014
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Wedding Theme of 2014: Radiant Orchid

By il Tulipano, Posted in il Tulipano

The Pantone Color Institute announced the color of the year for 2014 as radiant orchid! It is a beautiful mix of fuchsia, purple, and pink. According to Pantone's executive director, Leatrice Eiseman, "radiant orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health." Just in time for spring weddings, get inspired by this captivating purple theme for your big day!Fashion From the bridesmaids' dresses to the groom's tie, radiant orchid will add an extra charm to the fashion in your wedding. Ke... read more.

  • March 03, 2014
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5 Tips to Writing the Best Wedding Toast

By il Tulipano, Posted in Wedding Inspiration

At a wedding, the spotlight shines on the bride and groom throughout, but there is a special light that shines bright at a couple of particular guests: the speech givers. Whether it is given by the father of the bride or the groom's best man, the wedding toast is one of the highlights of a wedding. It may either be a beautiful heartfelt moment, or a complete disaster. Putting in the extra effort to write a thoughtful speech may alleviate your anxiety and save you from embarrassment.If you're preparing to gi... read more.

  • February 27, 2014
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