Prepare Your Guests
Whether you are having a religious service and inviting non-religious guests, or having a goth-inspired ceremony and inviting your conservative parents, you need to prepare those at your wedding for the unexpected. Use your program to explain any unfamiliar ceremony... Read More
Cell Phone Reminder at Your Ceremony
Remember to ask your wedding guests to turn off their cell phones.Â Few people can say that theyâ€™ve never had an awkward moment where it slipped their mind to turn off their ringer and it caused an embarrassment.Â People are... Read More
What Should be in the Ceremony Program?
What needs to be in the ceremony program? Include information about the service that some guests may not be familiar with.Â For example, some religious ceremonies attended by non-religious guests may make your guests feel uncomfortable if they feel unprepared... Read More
What is a Pew Card?
Pew cards are an optional enclosure in a wedding invitation that let a select group of family members and friends know that they are to be seated in a special section.Â If you want a guest to have a specific... Read More
Ask the Editor: How Much Music?
How much ceremony music is appropriate?Â There are several songs that I would like to incorporate, and I am having a difficult time narrowing them down. â€“Nina, Ft. Lewis, WA Although the wedding ceremony will go be very fast for... Read More
Ask the Editor: Processional Music
I really hate the traditional â€œHere Comes the Brideâ€ and would prefer to play something else.Â Is that allowed?â€”Elise, Montgomery, AL You can play anything you want.Â If you are concerned about people knowing it is time to stand for... Read More
Why Should You Hire a Wedding Planner?
Many couples immediately dismiss the idea of hiring a wedding planner because it sounds expensive.Â At the onset, wedding planning sounds simple.Â In reality, however, it can be very time-consuming.Â Ultimately, you have to decide how much your time is... Read More
Questions to Ask When You Tour a Venue
Whenever couples visit their ceremony and reception venues, chances are they get caught up in the scenery and imagining all their details coming to life.Â So, before you sign off on the grand ballroom with the dramatic ocean view, make... Read More