Wedding guests

Wedding Trends: Small vs. Large Weddings

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 | Filed under: Large Weddings, Small Weddings, Wedding Budget, Wedding etiquette, Wedding guests | author: By Keith Sly,    

Small vs Large Weddings
Many elements contribute to the size of your dream wedding such as guest list, the venue, and wedding budget. These factors can easily frustrate newly engaged couples during wedding planning. But what exactly constitutes as a large or small sized wedding? Generally, small weddings host less than 75 guests while large weddings have over 100 guests. But “big” and “size” can be subject as each couple has a unique view depending on their budget and vision for their big day. The Manor’s wedding planners have compiled elements from both small and large weddings, as well as benefits and drawbacks to best help couples with their upcoming big (or small) day.
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Fall Wedding Guest Favor Ideas

Monday, October 31st, 2016 | Filed under: Fall weddings, Wedding Favors, Wedding guests, wedding ideas | author: By Keith Sly,    

Fall Wedding FavorsWedding favors are small, charming, take-home gifts, which couples offer at the end of their wedding. This token of gratitude is given heartfelt consideration and, with a plethora of ideas from websites such as Etsy and Pinterest, its no wonder the selection can become overwhelming. Rest assured, we at The Manor have narrowed down the best of the best fall wedding guest favors for our loyal readers. The ideas below are sophisticated, creative and inexpensive ways to say, “Thank You” to all your guests.
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Social Media Sharing Rules for Weddings and Parties

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 | Filed under: Party Planning, Social Media, Wedding etiquette, Wedding guests, wedding photography | author: By Roman Bienkiewicz,    

Social Media Sharing Rules for Weddings and Parties
Wedding and party etiquette has changed a bit in recent years, with some age-old etiquette rules bending to adjust to modern methods, and there is a new hot topic in etiquette with regard to weddings and parties: social media sharing etiquette.
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Is the Wedding Receiving Line Making a Comeback?

Monday, January 25th, 2016 | Filed under: Wedding guests, wedding planning, wedding receptions, Wedding Trends 2016 | author: By BLG,    

Is the Wedding Receiving Line Making a ComebackIn the world of wedding traditions, some old-school rituals are making a comeback, with the receiving line being among them. In decades past, the wedding couple would stand at the exit of their ceremony just moments after saying ‘I Do,’ to greet, hug and handshake all of their guests. It was a chance to welcome those congratulations and spend a moment with each loved one before heading out to take their post-ceremony photos.

Soon, the receiving line tradition faded away, with wedding couples opting to just sprint to their awaiting car and head right to their reception venue. At their reception, they would make it a point to visit each guest table for those personal greetings.

While visiting each guest table during the reception is still very much a Must, with or without a receiving line, more couples welcome the chance to usher in a bit of old-world wedding traditions [call it an ‘heirloom wedding choice’ if you will] by remaining at their ceremony exit for well-wishes as their guests exit.
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Kids’ Table Tips

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 | Filed under: Kids' Table, Wedding guests, wedding planning, Wedding Seating Chart | author: By BLG,    

KidsTableTips
If your answer to “Should we allow guest to bring their kids to our wedding?” is Yes, you’ll then have to answer the question of where to seat kids at the wedding. Making a wedding seating chart is often a challenge, so it’s important to decide on your seating plan for kids at a wedding.

We have some tips to help you out:
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Wedding Seating Chart Trends

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 | Filed under: Wedding guests, wedding planning, wedding receptions, Wedding Seating Chart | author: By BLG,    

Trends for your Wedding Seating Chart
Wedding couples often struggle to create their reception seating chart. Many wedding surveys report that this is one of the most stressful wedding planning tasks, since so many people’s feelings and requests have to be taken into account, other people’s relationships factor into your big day (such as seating exes far apart,) and making sure that divorced parents are seated comfortably if one or both take a date to your wedding. The ‘family issues’ and diplomacy angle of creating a seating chart also joins up with the desire to make sure that groups of friends and family members can sit together and enjoy themselves more.

The question of ‘how do I make a wedding seating chart?’ gets solved much more easily due to the trend of planning your ballroom layout with different sizes of tables, such as some 14-seaters and some 8-seaters. There’s no rule saying that all of your guest tables have to be the same size, and in fact, it’s far more on-trend to have different sizes, shapes and even heights of guest tables at a wedding. Read more…

How and When to Follow Up With Wedding Guests Who Have Not RSVP’d

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 | Filed under: Wedding etiquette, Wedding guests, Wedding Invitations, wedding planning | author: By BLG,    

How and When to Follow Up With Wedding Guests Who Have Not RSVPdWhen your wedding invitation RSVP date rolls around, hopefully you will have received all of your guest responses and can then submit your official guest count to your wedding venue. However, it’s most often the case that wedding couples are left waiting for a handful of non-responders’ answers, which can be very frustrating. You might think, “They received their invitations weeks ago! How could they not respond?” Read more…

What Is the Perfect Number of Guests for a Wedding?

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 | Filed under: Wedding Fun, Wedding guests, wedding planning | author: By BLG,    

What Is the Perfect Number of Guests for a WeddingCreating your wedding guest list is one of the most exciting wedding tasks you’ll undertake early on in your planning. As you record the names of your family, friends and colleagues, you’ll undoubtedly feel blessed to have so many loving relatives and fabulous friends to share your big day with. But before you write down hundreds of names on your guest list, be sure to keep a few important guest list rules in mind: Read more…

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