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Top Winter wedding trends to inspire your big day

There are so many lovely wedding trends circulating the wedding world these days. From warm and fun Summer wedding trends to vibrant Spring trends, there is no lack of inspiration when it comes to creative and unique wedding elements. Winter wedding trends are among the most beautiful, as they create beauty when the world around is hibernating.

These beauty appointments should be booked before the wedding!

Hair frazzled, exhausted, and at your wits end worrying about double checking every last wedding detail. Surely, your wedding is in order and your day will go perfectly! Your big day is approaching fast, and may only be a few days away. Now, it’s time to ensure that you are in order and completely zen before your big day.

Top aspects to consider for your destination wedding planning

Destination weddings can be so amazing! The adventure, the unknown, the gorgeous beauty of your chosen location…they can all add to the emotion of the Big Day. From a gorgeous beach to the snowy mountainside, a destination wedding can really be any location that you choose.

Creative Winter wedding favors that your guests will love!

This winter, you and your partner are going to recite your vows, forever place wedding bands on each other’s fingers, and seal the deal with a passionate kiss. Your loved ones will gather to witness such a touching moment in your life and show you their support for your happy marriage. Everyone will dance, eat cake, and be merry on this romantic occasion.

"Wow" your wedding guests by creating a fabulous reception

Your wedding day is already a magical occasion for you and your partner. Your guests have likely been to many weddings, all with a dazzling white cake, pretty flowers, and enjoyable entertainment. They have attended many weddings that are all too similar and have an idea of what they are in for.

Do not overlook any details as you plan your wedding

It can be so much fun to plan your wedding. To show who you and your partner are as a couple, and to celebrate your passions and relationship together, is such a wonderful occasion. There are so many details that go into planning a wedding, from your cake to your décor. The list of creative possibilities does not seem to end.

Plan your wedding cocktail hour to perfection

You are looking absolutely stunning, in your gorgeous gown, beautiful makeup, and darling hairstyle. After joining hands with your partner, who also looks beyond wonderful, and vowing to love each other forever, in sickness and in health, it is time for cocktail hour! You have just put on the ceremony of a lifetime, brought your guests to happy tears, and now it is time for you to take those gorgeous wedding photos and kick back with your loved ones.

Your wedding dessert table should complement your theme

There are so many wonderful desserts that are featured at weddings every day. From tasty truffles to decadent macaroons, there are a wide variety of delicious treats that your guests will love and that can also complement your big day. Of course, it may be a consideration to just throw your favorite treats on display, but there is a more organized way that you can go about creating your dessert table.

Create beauty within your wedding flowers

No love story is the same, and therefore no wedding should be either! As you plan your wedding, you should create it to stand out from the rest, with a unique menu, creative decor and stunning flowers. However, it can be easy to fall into the traditional wedding mold, and revert back to the classics, but know that as long as you put your mind into your planning, you can create an uncommonly beautiful appeal.

Create beauty within your wedding flowers

No love story is the same, and therefore no wedding should be either! As you plan your wedding, you should create it to stand out from the rest, with a unique menu, creative decor and stunning flowers. However, it can be easy to fall into the traditional wedding mold, and revert back to the classics, but know that as long as you put your mind into your planning, you can create an uncommonly beautiful appeal.

Allow Fall to shine through beautifully within your wedding

Although many Brides prefer Spring or Summer as their wedding seasons, know that Fall can also beautifully present itself as a gracefully elegant season for your nuptials. In fact, a Fall wedding can add mystery, romanticism and true uniqueness to your big day, making it even more special and charming with its crisp air, changing colors and comforting warmth.

Choose your wedding table linens with ease

Planning the details of your wedding can be daunting, and even difficult. From deciding which plates will adorn your tables to the color of your floral arrangements, every little detail needs consideration. When you are not experienced with weddings or planning them, it can certainly be difficult to know where to start!

Consider these aspects when creating your wedding guest list

With all of the many things that go into planning a wedding, it can slip your mind to plan your wedding guest list. Of course you are going to make a list of everyone that you would like to invite to your big, but actually planning your wedding guest list is much more than that.

Your wedding music program can be created with ease by following 3 simple steps – Step 3

Music soothes our souls, encourages us to dance and relaxes our emotions, so the creation of your wedding ceremony music program should certainly be well thought out. Seeing as your wedding ceremony consists of many events that could potentially have music playing within them, it is important to plan it out so that the right moments are accompanies by the perfect song.
The last couple of weeks, we have discussed steps 1 and 2 to creating a wedding ceremony music program with ease, and this week, I Thee Wed has gathered the last step of the series, step 3, so be sure to continue reading to learn more:
·STEP 3: Create your program. We have created a great outline for you which allows you to insert your chosen songs and create your music program. A * symbol indicates where a song should be placed. oPrelude. Your prelude song should be played as the guests arrive *. If you do not already have a chosen song, choose a style you would, and then narrow down your options form within that chosen g…

Your wedding music program can be created with ease by following 3 simple steps – Step 2

Music creates and environment, especially when it comes to your wedding, so it is crucial that you choose the right songs for the right moments within your ceremony. From your walk down the aisle as an unmarried Bride, to your walk back down the aisle as a newlywed couple, you will have many moments that should be highlighted with a song.
We all know that music comes in a variety, from classical, instrumental, rock and even rap, so there is no doubt that narrowing down your song choices will not necessarily be an easy task. Most importantly, as you choose your songs, make sure that you keep your wedding guests in mind, so that everyone can be pleased with the taste and style that you have chosen.
Every couple wants to feel as though their wedding is the most magical day of their lives, and that their guests too are thoroughly enjoying each and every aspect of it as well. So, seeing as a large highlight of your big day will be the music within the background of your festivities, it is im…

Your wedding music program can be created with ease by following 3 simple steps – Step 1

Planning a wedding is supposed to be fun, not overwhelming! So as you plan your big day, it is a much easier idea to follow simple steps, allowing your planning to become enjoyable and easy. Following steps for certain aspects of your wedding planning, such as choosing your wedding music, will allow these tasks to planned in a less stressful way.
Seeing as music comes in many forms, you will be making an array of music decisions for your wedding, such as deciding on genres, upbeat rhythms, slow songs, instrumentals…the list goes on and on. However, when making your decisions, it is crucial that you keep the opinions of your wedding guests in mind.
Seeing as you will surely want to make the best decisions regarding your wedding music, so that you can please the ears of all of your guests, you will want to plan it to perfection. Here at I Thee Wed, we have gathered some steps to creating a wedding music program with ease, so be sure to continue reading to learn step 1:
·Step 1: Decide wha…

Display your wedding seating arrangements uniquely

Your wedding guests have all joined together to celebrate your big day, however, at your reception, they will certainly want to be seated at times, such as when they enjoy their meal, or to take a break from the dancing. Oftentimes, guests find their seats from a place card, displaying their table number, however, the plain and simple cardstock place cards can be a bit boring for some brides, who would rather bring a unique and creative approach to their elements of décor.
Seeing as your place cards are actually a highly important aspect of your wedding reception, as they will notify guests of their seating arrangements, you should consider creating theme to be a prominent element of décor, and stand out in a personalized way. Here at I Thee Wed, our goal is to provide inspiration for your big day, which is why we have gathered some unique ways to display your seating arrangements, so be sure to continue reading for some great ideas:
·Succulents. Everyone loves flowers, however, they ca…

Create your wedding cake with ease by following these top tips

When planning your wedding there are so many things that need to be taken care of, so many little details that can’t go unchecked, because if something is missed, it could throw off the entire outcome of your big day. You have to think about your outfit, your bridesmaid’s outfits, your wedding flowers, seating charts and many other tasks. Everything can be a little overwhelming, especially when you do not know where to start.
Creating your wedding cake is one of the many wedding tasks that will be considered a top priority, but honesty, its creation does not have to be as overwhelming as it seems. Here at I Thee Wed, we want to ensure that your wedding planning flows with ease, which is why we have gathered some top tips to creating a successful wedding cake, so be sure to continue reading for some advice: ·Choose the best bakery. There are a lot of options when looking for that perfect bakery, as you have the larger chain stores that have a bakery inside, and then you have the mom and…

Do your wedding attendants know their duties? - Part 3

You have so many people that are there to help take some of the weight off your shoulders and make your wedding day one to remember. To make sure that you have the right help when you need it, it is important to let your wedding attendants know what their duties are. First, you need to know the responsibilities of your attendants for yourself, so that they can take direction from you and tend to what they will be most helpful with for your big day.
So far we have discussed quite a few of the responsibilities that fall on your wedding attendant’s shoulders, after all, they are there to love and support you. Your wedding day can be a stressful day when you are playing hostess, so making sure that everyone is in the right place at the right time, and also making sure that you do your part perfectly, will allow your big day to move smoothly.
Here at I Thee Wed, our goal is to provide as much information to our couples as possible, so that they can plan their day with ease, which is why we …

Do your wedding attendants know their duties? - Part 2

There are quite a few wedding attendants that might slip your mind when you think about all of the people who can help you on your big day, but you should certainly make sure that none of them are forgotten! Your wedding members are there to love and support you, and, in some cases, such as the ring bearer and flower girl, add a little cuteness to your wedding day.
Last week, we discussed the roles and responsibilities of a few of your wedding attendants. This week, I Thee Wed has gathered information on a few of your other popular wedding attendants and what their responsibilities are for your big day, so be sure to continue reading to gain even more knowledge: ·
Father of the Bride. Viewed as Mr. Money Bags, the father of the Bride traditionally shells out the cash to make sure his little girl’s wedding is as great as she has always hoped it would be, however, today, couples are often paying for their wedding themselves, so this is something you can decide on as a family. In addition t…

Do your wedding attendants know their duties? - Part 1

Planning a wedding is a big task, if anyone says that it is easy...they are not being truthful! While it is fun, your wedding planning will consist of a lot of decision making, shopping and coordinating, but luckily, it is a task that you do not have to face alone.
By your side, throughout your wedding planning process, as well as the day of your wedding, you will have attendants that will each be assisting you. Your wedding attendants will consist of your closest friends and relatives, and they will all have their own duties in regards to their role in your big day.
Although your wedding attendants will of course look exquisite on your big day, that is not their only duty. Whether it be moral support, ceremony duties, reception encouragement or planning an impressive Bachelor or Bachelorette Party, your wedding attendants are there to offer you nothing but help, which is why I Thee Wed has gathered the top wedding attendant roles and the descriptions of their duties, so be sure to cont…

Top tips to creating your wedding menu with ease

Your wedding day will consist of a lot of entertainment, from the loving vows, dancing and the cake cutting too, you can ensure that all of the festivities will provide your guests with the opportunity to really enjoy your big day. However, did you know that one of the most important aspects of your wedding is actually the food? Guests will arrive hungry, and they will be expecting a menu that will satisfy all of their cravings.
As you plan your wedding, you will run into multiple questions, and the answers you choose will all depict the outcome of your day, so it is important to choose each element wisely, especially when it comes to the planning of your menu. Here at I Thee Wed, we understand that weddings take so much effort to plan, which is why we have gathered some top tips to creating a wonderful wedding menu, so be sure to continue reading to gain some insight for yours:

·Create a budget. Your wedding budget determines what you can, and cannot afford for your wedding, so of cour…

Asking your wedding cake designer these questions will result in a great outcome

Your wedding cake is one of the most important (and delicious) elements of your big day, so you definitely want it to be created to exceed all of your expectations. From the flavor to the look, many factors go into the outcome of the perfect wedding cake, but in order to make these decisions, you must first meet with your wedding cake designer. 
Preparing for your wedding cake consultation should be fun and exciting, but you will surely be curious as to what questions you should ask for the creation of your wedding cake. Communication is certainly key when it comes to making decisions, especially those associated with your big day. That is why I Thee Wed has gathered some top questions that you should ask your wedding cake designer, so be sure to continue reading to gain some assistance: •The team. Bakeries usually work on wedding cakes in teams, so it is important that you will be meeting with the people who will actually be baking and designing your cake. Ask your bakery who will be y…

You do not always have an even number of Bridesmaids and Groomsmen at a wedding, is that ok? We have the answer!

A lot goes into planning a wedding, and most brides and grooms often end up following wedding etiquette that has been around for decades. However, it is now leaving couples wondering if this “etiquette” still needs to be implemented into their big day…The answer is, no!
In today’s world there is so much more freedom when it comes to putting together your wedding, and you are most certainly not being judged for the choices you make. Your family and friends will be by your side to support all of your choices, and times are not as they once were where your wedding was supposed to follow certain rules, traditions and timelines.
One of the most followed wedding “rules” pertains to your wedding party, and the number of members it includes. Your very close relatives and best friends are the people who become these members, however, one of the most popular questions asked by couples is if their wedding party has to be symmetrical. I Thee Wed has gathered some tips for you to explore that will a…