Wedding Décor: Restroom Amenities Baskets

Monday, September 24th, 2012 | Filed under: Bright Ideas for your wedding, Wedding etiquette, wedding ideas, wedding planning | author: By BLG,    
Restroom Amenities Baskets

Restroom Amenities Baskets

Offering an attractive, well-stocked amenities basket in your wedding venue restrooms allows guests much-appreciated comforts during any type of wedding celebration. At any time during your reception, a guest might get a stain on his or her clothing, and be very relieved to find stain-remover packets in the ladies’ or men’s room. In the past, these comfort amenities baskets included just a half dozen basic products, and now the new wedding trend in amenities baskets is to fill them with dozens of different items, all arranged on an elegant platter, or in a wedding theme-matching basket, even a tiered display holder fronted with your wedding logo. Read more…

Trends in Wedding Programs

Thursday, September 20th, 2012 | Filed under: Bright Ideas, Wedding etiquette, wedding ideas, wedding planning | author: By BLG,    
Wedding Programs

Wedding Programs

Several years ago, brides and grooms looking to plan a budget wedding cut out many of the prettiest details from their day, thinking that would be a smart strategy. They soon regretted not having these extra-special wedding décor ideas  and sentimental pieces. Now, wedding couples are back to including such items as wedding  programs in their ceremony plans. Read more…

• Top Wedding Ideas: New Favor Trends

Monday, September 17th, 2012 | Filed under: Wedding etiquette, wedding gifts, wedding ideas, wedding menu, wedding planning | author: By BLG,    
Wedding Favors

Wedding Favors

Guests at a wonderful wedding, having enjoyed fine cuisine, top entertainment, top vintages of wine and champagne, and the joyful company of friends and family for your happy occasion would say the experience itself was all the gift they need, but it’s a top wedding etiquette idea to offer a take-home wedding favor they’ll love.

In years past, brides and grooms gave our small wine bottles with their personalized labels on them, and now the top wedding trend for weddings in our Northern New Jersey area is edibles…particularly something sweet.

Here are the top trends edible favors, welcome at the end of your wedding reception: Read more…

Wedding Invitation Etiquette: Addressing Invitations

Thursday, September 13th, 2012 | Filed under: Bright Ideas, Bright Ideas for your wedding, Cost Saving Ideas, wedding ideas, wedding planning | author: By BLG,    

Wedding etiquettemay have relaxed in some areas, but the long-held ‘rules’ still hold true with invitations. On this blog, we talked about giving guests a +1, and now we’re focusing on the art, and etiquette, of addressing your invitations.

Wedding Invitations

Wedding Invitations

  • The number one rule of wedding invitation etiquette is that it’s a Don’t to print out guests’ names and addresses on labels. Guests are not impressed when they see labels on the formal invitation envelopes, so be sure to hand-write yours out. Read more…

Cocktail Party Menu: Carving Station Trends

Monday, September 10th, 2012 | Filed under: Party Planning, wedding ideas, wedding menu, wedding planning, wedding receptions | author: By BLG,    
Carving Station Trends

Carving Station Trends

When budget wedding guides say to ‘cut out the carving station’ as a way to save money, they’re talking about weddings that are planned in non-bridal locations, and self-catered. At an upscale wedding reception venue, carving stations are included in the entire wedding catering package. So you can very well include a carving station, or two, in your cocktail party plan. Read more…

Wedding Photo Trends: Your Locale

Saturday, September 1st, 2012 | Filed under: Bright Ideas for your wedding, dream wedding, wedding ideas, wedding photography | author: By BLG,    
Perfect wedding photo

Perfect wedding photo

Add a sense of place to your wedding photography, capturing the beautiful wedding gardens, the stately mansion architecture, grand staircases and all of the other images that led you to book your New Jersey wedding location. You’ll want to remember your wedding garden in bloom, the flower petals sprinkled on the path leading to your ceremony, the beauty of your reception ballroom, the fireplaces and other details of your wedding site.

Many of our top New Jersey wedding photographers say that couples are asking for more ‘setting shots,’ wanting to capture the gorgeous locations of their ceremonies and receptions. They add these photos to their wedding albums, and they even frame beautiful architectural or floral images for display in their home, with this custom artwork reminding them every day of the beautiful wedding they enjoyed. Read more…

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