Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wedding Reception Planning

Privacy, Please! Privacy varies widely from place to place, as does the importance couples place on it. If you’re having a daytime event in a public spot, such as a park or botanical garden, be prepared for strangers to trek … Continue reading

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Cake Ideas

Clean and Classic Outlandishly frosted confections are a thing of the past. These days, many couples are opting for clean, classic designs, many of which mimic bridal gown fabrics or detailing. Understated yet whimsical designs, such as cakes covered in … Continue reading

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A Glossary of Wedding Cake Terms

Buttercream A smooth, creamy icing that stays soft so it’s easy to cut through. It can be colored and/or flavored. Also used to create piping, swags, and other borders, as well as decorative rosettes. It can be used as filling … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Wedding Music Mishaps

Mistake 1: Forgetting to check sound ordinance laws. “Brides need to check for sound ordinances in the town that their reception will be held or restrictions on noise levels at their venues. Some venues have a restricted sound level and … Continue reading

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Thinking of Cutting Video? Read this first

It’s not what you think Throw out the idea that a wedding videographer means lights-camera-action in your face all night. Today’s videographers embrace a more documentary style of filming, meaning you might not even notice them — until they’re handing … Continue reading

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Top 9 Wedding Photography Mistakes

1. Not Finalizing the Wedding Day Schedule “Talk to your photographer before finalizing the schedule for your wedding day. There is a lot to consider in terms of photographing and natural light. Certain times of day are more photogenic than … Continue reading

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Wedding Transportation: 10 Great Wedding Transportation Tips

1. Don’t limit yourself. Okay, let’s say you’re the traditional types who just can’t bear the thought of speeding off in anything that doesn’t come with a mini-bar — your local limousine service has the souped-up options to roll away … Continue reading

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