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In-depth guides to help you plan your own wedding.

101 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue Covering 15 Must-Know Topics

It’s your wedding. One of the more memorable events in a lifetime. Months of planning, sometimes a year or more, go into making sure everything is right. Especially now, as I finish the 2020 update. We are in a time where there are restrictions when it comes to gatherings. Consequently, I’ve added “bonus questions” consisting …

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7-Step Wedding Guide Checklist and Printable “Cheat Sheet”

Planning a wedding and need a checklist that reflects how you really go about wedding planning activities? Scroll down for a wedding guide checklist you can use no matter how long you have to plan the wedding! And if you’re looking for a complete wedding checklist timeline by month instead, click here for that! This …

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What to Look for in a Wedding Planner for Your DIY Wedding. 10 Area Checklist.

A wedding planner or coordinator can play any of many roles. But what to look for in a wedding planner for your wedding? Here is a checklist of 10 areas where a planner or coordinator can help. Along with some definitions and levels of planning.  When you think of a wedding planner, you may imagine …

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5 Must-Know Wedding Tips When Hiring a Wedding Planner

When hiring a wedding planner or coordinator, there are a few things you need to consider. These five tips can help make your experience a good one. Whether you are utilizing wedding planner services for day-of coordination or services for the entire event. First, if you are not sure what a wedding planner can do …

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The 10 Wedding Veil Lengths and Types You Must Consider

Wedding veil lengths and types are many. And the right combination of features can instantly complete your bridal look. The wedding veil is one of the most iconic pieces in a wedding. But sometimes it’s importance can be easily overlooked. Here are definitions and considerations to help you decide on the perfect veil.  Wedding Veil …

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How Many Photographers for your Wedding?

If you’ve started your wedding planning, the topic of wedding photography has likely come up. And if you’re like most couples, you’ll be looking for an incredible photographer to document one of the most important days of your life. One of the most common questions that couples ask during a photography consultation is: “How many …

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Your Complete Wedding Checklist. 10 Steps plus Timeline.

This complete wedding checklist includes everything you’ll need to think about when planning your wedding. Including a timeline to make sure nothing falls through the cracks. And if you are looking for a cheat sheet checklist, here’s the link to that, too! Woohoo! You’re engaged. Now you may be wondering how long it should take …

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How Stay Within Your Wedding Ring Budget: Metal and Style

If you are like most, there is a finite amount of money for the wedding bands or set. Sure, it would be wonderful to have that amazing $15,000 Tiffany wedding ring. Unless you also want to eat and keep a roof over your head. The good news is material and style can have a great …

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Wedding Budget Planner. Free printable with personalized percentages.

You are engaged, congratulations! Now you face the project of planning a wedding from start to finish. Or perhaps you are farther along in the process and feel you need to regroup. Either way, you want nothing falls through the cracks. Two tools can help jumpstart your planning: (1) A complete wedding planning checklist (click or …

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How to Choose Affordable Engagement and Wedding Rings that Do Not Look Cheap

You know the dilemma: you want a diamond ring but the only ones you can afford have stones so dinky they scream “low budget.” There are other options for having a nice-looking ring your friends can legitimately swoon over. In fact, you have likely seen inexpensive engagement rings and wedding bands on others and didn’t …

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Part 1: Walking in heels on your wedding day. Get the feel.

It’s day 4 of Shoes Week and we are going to start learning to walk in higher-than-normal heels. We all want to look awesome in our wedding heels, yes? Seriously, high heels can look heavenly with your dress and make your legs look better than you knew. There’s may be only one problem if you …

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