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Things couples forget to plan for the end of their wedding

You've spent months meticulously planning every aspect of your special day, from the perfect venue to your guests' dietary restrictions and seating chart. But trust us, among all the hustle and bustle, it's easy to overlook some crucial details at your wedding day's end. Why do we say crucial? In essence, we usually need this info to ensure everything gets distributed correctly. However, not many of our clients really think about it (or ask volunteers) until just before the wedding – only to find that you don't have [...]

Wedding Acronyms

  Common Wedding Acronyms  While you’re going through the planning process for your wedding, you will probably notice that your wedding professionals use a lot of acronyms. Let’s take a look at the most common ones so you can use them like the pro!  Family member and Wedding Party acronyms There will be a LOT of details that include family members and your wedding party. This is where you will see the most acronyms. Mother of the Bride (MOB) / Mother of the Groom (MOG) Step Mother of the [...]

Why you should have a mocktail on your wedding menu

Alcohol tends to be the main focus at a wedding, and we’re all for a good party but you should absolutely include a mocktail at your wedding bar. Rooted Trumpet Photography It’s all about the guest experience. Most couples pay a lot of attention to the guest experience as they go through planning their wedding. Asking questions like - Will your guests have fun? Do they have any allergies? Do you need to provide transportation? Etc. Yet, how often do the questions “Who can’t drink alcohol?” [...]

Food Truck Logistics

Food trucks are such a fun and engaging way to entertain your guests! I always say that we have a love-hate relationship with food trucks. When done well we LOVE them, but there are a lot of things to consider to make sure that they are done well. So, what things do you need to consider and plan for in order to make a food truck a success for your wedding? Where will your food truck park? Be sure to consider where your food truck can park, and [...]

Invitation Details: What do you really need?

Kirsten Holliday Photography If I were planning to follow Emily Post standard, invitations would include many pages & inserts…  The main invitation would simply include the basic information: The names of the couple, wedding date, ceremony time, and venue location. Then you would include insert cards for every other piece of information. What it looks like:  Invite with basic info Insert - ceremony address & details Insert - reception address & details Insert - hotel & lodging information // transportation if it fits on the same insert Insert - [...]

Need help picking out a napkin fold?

Here are some options for you to choose from that are simple and easy to accomplish that will give design and intention to your guest tables. The Knot Fold  A great way to add a dash or color and casual form to your table settings. Compatible with: Salad service Chargers Buffet Family style Plated (with chargers on the tables as your plates will be in the kitchen) Menus at each place setting The Knot Photo credit: Creatrix Photography Napkin Plate Wrap  Beautiful and a touch of formal color.  Compatible [...]

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