There are many people to thank when planning your wedding. Often, no people should be thanked more than the mother and father of the bride. Special gifts are often given to the bridal party, but you do not want to forget the two people who likely will be your best wedding planning helpers, your parents. Here are some thoughtful mother and father of the bride gift ideas.
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Haleigh is a bridal blogger, bridal consultant, and actress. Her past blogs have been seen on th Geneva Bride Blog as well as the Chicago Wedding Blog. Haleigh works in social media marketing for various bridal businesses. In her spare time, Haleigh enjoys dancing, drinking coffee, and spending time with her husband Jack.
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When planning your guest list, you can get creative with your wedding ceremony seating arrangements so your guests can see your special day! Especially if you are having an outdoor ceremony there are many options to choose from. That being said, not every wedding seating arrangement works for every size guest list or wedding venue. To help you decide, here are some creative wedding ceremony seating arrangements to get you thinking.
Are you an engaged couple with a busy work schedule or a small budget? You do not have to skip having a honeymoon! The recent trend of a shorter honeymoon, also known as a mini-moon, is giving engaged couples more options! You do not have to lose out on your newlywed blissful vacation, plan a newlywed mini-moon instead! We have all you need to plan a mini-moon.
In the Chicagoland area there are endless wedding venues. For our June venue feature we chose Heritage Prairie Farm for its beautiful farm setting. Heritage Prairie farm is a perfect destination for couples looking for a calm, country, & elegant venue. If you’ve been looking for a peaceful farm wedding venue, our wedding venue feature of Heritage Prairie Farm is sure to fulfill your dreams.
Once you’ve chosen your wedding attire, the next step is to choose your wedding hairstyle. The endless bridal hair inspiration photos on the internet can make choosing your wedding hairstyle difficult. That being said, it’s important to keep in mind your specific hair type as you choose your wedding hairstyle. To help you decide, we put together some great advice on which is the best wedding hair style for your hair type.
Have you dreamed about a fairy tale wedding since you were young? A ballroom wedding is probably what you’ve imagined. If you’re looking for a wedding fit for a queen, here some ballroom wedding elements sure to make you feel like royalty.
You’re married, you danced the night away, now what? Many couples want to extend the festivities for one last celebration after the wedding. This is a great way to spend more quality time with people you missed in the whirlwind of your wedding day. Here are a few day after wedding events to tie up your wedding weekend with a bow!
There aren’t many things sweeter than wedding photos with the couples’ best canine companions! We love the trend of including dogs in wedding photos. To include dogs in your wedding day there are a few important things to think about first. Here’s all you need to have a dog friendly wedding.
One of the fun parts of planning your wedding day is planning your bridal beauty! Your wedding day is a special day! This occasion warrants special treatment and a more formal look. As many brides are beginning to look for bridal beauty vendors, we interviewed Ami Christianson, owner of One Salon & Bridal Co. in St. Charles, Illinois. Read below to learn more about One Salon & Bridal Co. as well as tips on bridal beauty!
Cake at a wedding is such a classic. In years past, people were leaning toward cupcakes, candy bars, and even donuts for their wedding cake. But coming back strong for this wedding planning season is the classic wedding cake! 2021/2022 has plenty of stunning, yummy, & creative wedding cake ideas. Here are some of our favorites sure to inspire your wedding cake selection.