wedding planning

How To Give The Best Wedding Speech

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 | Filed under: wedding ideas, wedding planning, Wedding Speech | author: By Keith Sly,    

Wedding SpeechThe maid of honor and best man are typically childhood friends, roommates from college or family members. Not only do they play an important role during the ceremony, these honorary individuals can expect to give one memorable and crowd-pleasing wedding toast at the reception. From organizing your thoughts to practicing delivery, the wedding planners at the Manor share simple tips and tricks, to ensure your toast goes off without a hitch.
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What To Do The Night Before The Wedding

Thursday, July 13th, 2017 | Filed under: Pre-wedding, Wedding checklist, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Night Before WeddingsWhile a wedding day brings much joy, ensuring that you finalize wedding plans the night before the wedding may be overwhelming for brides-to-be. With all of the hard work and planning coming to a close, from the little décor details to anticipating ecstatic emotions of a blissful tomorrow, The Manor has some tips and tricks to calm any pre-wedding jitters.
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How to Plan a Destination Wedding

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 | Filed under: Destination Wedding, dream wedding, Honeymoon ideas, wedding ideas, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Destination WeddingToday couples have more wedding venue and ceremony options outside the traditional chapel. Destination weddings allow couples to pack their bags, and get married in a dream location.  From tying the knot in the warm sand, whisked away in the mountains, historical landmark, or in the heart of a big city, a destination wedding can feel like the ultimate bliss as well as a honeymoon in one. With the many exotic options to choose from, every couple will find a destination that best suits their taste. To plan a dream wedding in a getaway location, couples should consider important logistics to ensure your big day will be everything you hoped for. Sit back and grab your plane ticket, the Manor has gathered advice from far and wide to advise you how to plan a destination wedding. Read more…

Why You Should Still Hire A Wedding Planner

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 | Filed under: Wedding Planners, wedding planning, Wedding Vendors | author: By Keith Sly,    

With endless possibilities from Pinterest wedding boards and access to plenty of information with a simple Google search, you may question the benefits of hiring a wedding planner. For some brides, the answer is easy; they know that wedding planning is just not for them. But for brides having spent their whole lives imagining every aspect of their wedding day, they may not see the need for extra help. Hiring a wedding planner offers perks for every bride, wedding size, and budget. A wedding planner serves as an assistant to the bride-to-be, dedicated to providing expertise, vendor connections, and foresight in transforming dream weddings into reality. We recruited our own wedding planners at The Manor to provide keen insight as to why you should still hire a wedding planner.
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Planning An Outdoor Wedding

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 | Filed under: Outdoor Venue, Outdoor Wedding, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Beauty in nature is found everywhere. With bright blue skies, romantic breezes and picturesque sunsets. When planning an outdoor wedding, it’s important to consider various aspects to ensure that the wedding is perfectly captures nature’s beauty. At the Manor, we offer 20 acres of manicured landscape, and a beautiful selection of formal gardens with trellises and an open-air gloriettes. Our wedding planners have gathered ideas and advice to ensure your outdoor wedding is stunning!
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Wedding Trends: Musical Entertainment Styles

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | Filed under: Wedding band, Wedding Entertainment, wedding music, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Wedding Music EntertainmentWhen it comes to selecting music for a wedding, couples have endless options. The style of musical entertainment chosen creates a unique experience and sets the tone from dinner hour, bridal party introduction, to the last song of the evening. A good starting point is reflecting on previous weddings you have attended and the wedding entertainment that was provided. It is important to be mindful of your guest list, wedding theme and personal preferences when browsing through wedding entertainment ideas. While the bride and groom may unite as one, their tastes in music may still clash. Rest assure, the wedding planners at The Manor have compiled suggestions of musical entertainment styles for your upcoming wedding that are sure to be music to your ears. Read more…

Wedding Planning Countdown

Friday, March 10th, 2017 | Filed under: Parents and wedding planning, Party Planning, Pre-wedding, wedding planning, Wedding Venues | author: By Keith Sly,    

Wedding Planning TimelineThe wedding date is officially set, let the countdown begin! As the excitement builds, ideas flood, and tasks quickly pile on, it is completely normal for brides to start to feel overwhelmed and anxious when planning their dream wedding. Rest assure, the wedding planners at the Manor have created this wedding timeline to serve as a guideline and ensure that the wedding planning process leading up to your big day, is enjoyable. Our wedding planners offer relief to some of the biggest planning decisions and burdens that surround your wedding day. Here are our helpful insights to best prepare couples for your upcoming special day.
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Wedding Trends: 2017 Bachelorette Party Destinations

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | Filed under: Bachelorette Party ideas, wedding planning, Wedding Trends, Wedding Trends 2017 | author: By Keith Sly,    

Nothing celebrates your engagement better than some good ole-fashioned fun with your best friends in an amazing city. Whether you are looking to stay out all night, plan a gourmet dinner, ride a bucking bronco or kick back with a well-deserved R&R trip with your best friends, the Manor has pinpointed the top party cities in the nation for your big last weekend as a single lady. So start packing your suitcase because these 2017 North American weekend getaways are perfect for your Bachelorette party. Read more…

Tips and Trends For How To Split Wedding Costs

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 | Filed under: Cost Saving Ideas, Wedding Budget, wedding planning, Wedding Trends | author: By Keith Sly,    

Splitting Wedding CostsNo matter how excited your approaching wedding day can be, there is still gripping anxiety each couple has regarding wedding costs. From floral arrangements, venue and your number of guests to the wedding cake and musical entertainment, a wedding can quickly gain momentum and rack up high price tags.

But who is left to pay the price? The Manor has prepared a guide for how to address, handle and split wedding costs for your big day. Before you plan your wedding budget, take a deep breath, establish open communication with your fiancé, then each soon to be family and family-in-law, and incorporate and share these helpful guidelines.
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Wedding DIY Table Settings

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 | Filed under: Wedding Décor, Wedding Dinner, Wedding DIY Tips, wedding planning, Wedding Trends | author: By Keith Sly,    

DIY Wedding Table SettingsMost people planning a wedding know that weddings can become expensive quite easily and quickly. But if you are looking for a way to cut costs, or simply craving to express some crafty creativity, then consider incorporating some DIY for when you tie the knot. Tired of tableware that looks like a million bucks and easily could be? Whether for your wedding reception dinner or your rehearsal dinner, show guests your decorative talent by incorporating a heartfelt and personal touch to each place setting and creatively bring your design theme together. The Manor has crafted the best DIY ideas to make your wedding truly one of a kind. Get your hot glue gun and scissors ready, as we bring you our Wedding DIY Table Settings blog!
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