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6 Ideas for Creative Wedding Reception Lighting

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  The right lighting is a critical part of creating ambiance at your wedding venue. Wedding reception lighting highlights your tablescapes, sets the mood, and adds fun to the dance floor.  While deciding on lighting for your venue, keep these tips in mind. 1. Light Up the Chandeliers When planning wedding reception lighting, ...

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How to Choose Your Wedding Venue Color Scheme

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  Wedding planning involves making countless decisions, both big and small, and one critical point you need to have nailed down to get started with decor is your wedding venue color scheme. The right colors set the tone during the ceremony and create ambiance through the reception that showcases your unique ...

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How to Decorate Your Wedding Venue

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  Being engaged is an exciting time in your life, transitioning you from singlehood to married bliss. But as soon as a ring goes on that finger, the clock starts ticking toward the big day, which means that much needs to be done. When you have to worry about everything from ...

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How to Deal with Difficult Friends & Family When Wedding Planning

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Getting married is such an amazing time of your life. This celebration of your love is a public declaration of your commitment to your spouse, but it's also when two families become one. You're probably aware of the saying, “when you marry your spouse, you marry their family too.” This ...

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7 Wedding Planning Tips for Grooms

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When you think about the wedding planning process, you may picture popular TV shows where the bride seems to be controlling every detail of the wedding. However, in reality, many grooms are also active in the wedding planning process. Here are 7 wedding planning tips just for grooms. 1. Divide and ...

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Indian Influences in Western Weddings

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If you're familiar with Indian culture or have ever watched a Bollywood film, then you know that the wedding is a quintessential. Indian weddings are spectacular, colorful, and spare no expense. It's a joyful occasion where the whole family is invited and often lasts for days. The dramatic flair and grandiose ...

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Allergy Free Weddings

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Besides celebrating the union of two special people, wedding guests most look forward to enjoying a special meal.  They know the food is going to be delicious and unlike anything they ever had before. This makes it crucial for the wedding couple to ensure that the food is hot and ...

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Bridal Party Reveals

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Recently, brides are getting more creative when asking their bridesmaids and maid/matron of honor to be a part of their bridal party. Now, “bridal party reveals” are a thing and there’s no end to the number of ways brides can pop the question to their best girls. Puzzles or Crosswords Brides are ...

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Wedding Reception Seating Plans

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One of the most daunting tasks of wedding planning is planning the seating for the reception. While it may seem like it will be simple when you start, issues with seating reveal themselves as you begin to work on the plan and couples soon begin to stress and worry about ...

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Wedding Traditions to Keep or Not to Keep

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Norman Lemcke at the Essex Room, the North Shore’s premier wedding venue, discusses both old and new wedding traditions and what to consider for your nuptials.   John Maher: Hey, I'm John Maher and I'm here today with Norman Lemcke, Social Media Director at The Essex Room, a wedding and event venue ...

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