Entries by Chicago Wedding Blog

Wedding Organization

Tips & Tricks for Wedding Organization Planning a wedding is arguably one big, long test of organization and time management. Staying on top of things is KEY, or the whole process can get really overwhelming and out of hand if you aren’t keeping track of everything. Here are our tips for staying organized while planning your wedding: 1. Get yourself a […]

Hiring Vendors

The How-To’s of Hiring Vendors   How do you hire vendors? How do you know which match is right for you or who to trust? Where do you go for advice? First of all, this is not an easy task and it’s totally normal for couples to feel overwhelmed, frustrated or confused. It’s not like you plan a […]

The Second Time Around

The Second Time Around Is this your second time around on the marriage thing? Not that long ago, popular thought dictated that second weddings should not be elaborate, formal or extravagant; rather, one should aim for smaller, quieter and more intimate. Today however, more than 30 percent of today’s weddings are second weddings and decidedly more commonplace. The […]

Wedding Stress

Wedding Stress Wedding stress can come in various forms but how you deal with it can make it easier or harder to bear. You will experience ebbs and flows of the wedding process. And, stress will definitely be a five letter word you will experience. You will have so many details that consume your life, it can be quite stressful. […]

Technology and Weddings

Technology & Weddings Technology and weddings can go hand in hand! Why not incorporate technology into your wedding? Technology is ingrained in our everyday lives from Skype, text, apps, hashtags, and smartphones. From a live broadcast feed of your ceremony on Skype to displaying your vows on a screen whilst reading them from your iphone, these are just some of […]

Tipping your Vendors

Tipping your Vendors As a bride-to-be, you’re completely immersed in the wedding planning gamut. But what about tipping your vendors? You’ve read opinions from experts to former brides turned wedding planners to the noteworthy sites for checklists, plans, and inspired ideas for our big day. Tipping your vendors is a personal expression of gratitude for services delivered graciously, […]

Unwanted Guests

Guests You Don’t Want to Invite…But Should There will always be those unwanted guests that you are obligated to invite to the wedding. If you are receiving financial assistance from your parents or future in-laws- expect this situation to pop up, maybe more than once. However, there are just some people you will have to learn […]

Break the Rules

Rules Are Meant to be Broken There are many rules and traditions that couples can choose to follow….or not. You can break the rules and it could end up being the best thing you did. Here are a few traditions that you can tweek to your liking. 1) It’s Bad Luck to See Each Other […]