Monthly Archives: October 2013

Creative Beach Wedding Ideas

Last September, I attended a most romantic beach wedding in Anahola, Kauai, Hawaii. I love that the couple had their ceremony with the most amazing backdrop of the sparkling ocean and by the time they did their first dance, the sky was glistening with the rays of the most incredible sunset. The beach wedding was Continue Reading...

How to Address Your Wedding Invitation Envelopes

Now that all the busy, but fun, work is done on creating and assembling your DIY wedding invitation, take a moment to marvel at the finish product and revel in how beautifully they turned out. Delight in the details and discover how your individual and kindred personalities are reflected in your handiwork. I bet you Continue Reading...

Unique Non Floral Boutonnieres

Unique Non floral Boutonnieres for the men in the wedding party can be easily made in advance if materials other than fresh flowers are used. This is a great do-it-yourself project and is very budget friendly. Brides and grooms are now opting for alternatives to floral boutonnieres. According to Martha Stewart, the groom, dads and Continue Reading...

7 Easy Rustic Wedding Reception Ideas

I fancy simple and rustic weddings. Using nature as the inspiration and the cozy and comfortable ambiance of either a barn wedding, backyard wedding, country wedding, or woodland wedding is sometimes all you need for a perfect wedding! There are many easy, do-it-yourself (DIY) projects that can be done way in advance and the simplicity Continue Reading...

Creating an Inspiration Board for your Wedding

Creating an inspiration board for your wedding is a fun, risk-free, stress-free way to collect raw bits of inspiration. Engaging in this activity is relaxing but at the same time very stimulating. It inspires you to put together creative wedding ideas. There are no limits as how you can create your inspiration board. You can Continue Reading...

The Importance of Organization ,Timely Communication and Problem Solving Skills in Your Wedding Planning Activities

Your wedding, like any other “project” needs a fail-proof organization and communication plan to ensure that you have effective execution of your wedding activities throughout the wedding planning process up until you and your husband have sent out your wedding thank you notes and/or “At Home” cards. Every bride and groom planning their wedding know Continue Reading...

8 Smart and Creative Ways to Cut Wedding Costs

Every bride dreams of having a fairy-tale wedding, but the sensibilities and realities of today’s economy compel the bridal couple to seriously and deliberately pare down the wedding expenses and make every dollar count. There are smart and creative ways to cut wedding costs in many aspects of the wedding. Here are some great examples Continue Reading...

5 Ways to Make your Wedding Ceremony Unique

1. Wedding Venue From beach settings to quaint chapels, these outdoor type venues always bring about something unique and special to wedding ceremonies. 2. Alternatives to rice-tossing and variations to the usual send-offs Bird Seeds (Photo Credit: Cottage Candies) Bird seed is healthier for our wildlife and more beneficial to our environment. What a great Continue Reading...

Average Cost of a Wedding in Los Angeles County

Your Wedding budget vs. the Real Wedding Cost The average cost of a wedding in Los Angeles County for couples that live in or travel to Los Angeles, CA (County) is between $23,781 and $39,635, according to The Wedding Report (www.costofwedding.com) and this does not include the cost of the Honeymoon. However, most couples spend Continue Reading...

Inspiring Life Events from Under the Tuscan Sun

“Like fanning through a deck of cards, my mind flashes on the thousand chances, trivial to profound, that converged to re-create this place. Any arbitrary turning along the way and I would be elsewhere; I would be different. Where did the expression “a place in the sun” first come from? My rational thought process cling Continue Reading...