wedding trends

Wedding Trend: Cupcakes vs. Wedding Cake

Thursday, April 5th, 2018 | Filed under: Wedding Cakes, Wedding Trends | author: By Keith Sly,    

Cupcake vs CakeDeciding on the flavor of the wedding cake is a minor feat in regards to the entire scope of your wedding planning; often the yummy cake-tasting adventure makes up for it. But today, couples can jump on the bandwagon by offering your guest’s alternatives to the traditional tiered, butter cream frosted, wedding cake. With artisan varieties in all flavors and textures, a hot new trend fresh out of the oven and on to your wedding dessert table are cupcakes! And these cupcakes are not your average Funfetti or Betty Crocker brand. The wedding planners at The Manor dish on the benefits of serving this decadent dessert at your upcoming wedding.
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Wedding Trend: Not Having A Bridal Party

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 | Filed under: Bridal party, wedding planning, Wedding Trends | author: By Keith Sly,    

Traditionally, couples consider bridal parties a necessity for their wedding. Whether for legitimate or more superstitious reasons, the bridal party became interlinked with most ceremonies for centuries. Bridal parties started because weddings required witnesses to make a marriage official but the necessity of a wedding party extended into folklore as well. Bridesmaids also wore white to “trick” the evil spirits away from the bride-to-be, warding off any bad luck that could potentially enter the bride’s life.
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Best of Wedding Trends 2017

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 | Filed under: Best Of, Wedding Entertainment, wedding photography, Wedding Trends 2017 | author: By Keith Sly,    

Knowles-2017 Wedding TrendsAs the year winds down and more beautiful couples wed, other romances blossom, with some using the delighting time between the holidays and New Year’s Eve 2108 to announce an engagement. The wedding planners at The Manor reflect on a year filled with love and harmony as we bring you the best of wedding trends of 2017.
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Wedding Trends: Celebrating Cultures Around the World

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 | Filed under: Wedding Cultures, Wedding Trends, Weddings Around the World | author: By Keith Sly,    

Cultures Around the World
Every wedding represents the celebration of dedication and union of two individuals in love. But when two different cultures come together in holy matrimony, they bring unique traditions together. Whether you are marrying into a culture, or paying homage to your own, the wedding planners at The Manor highlight the following global cultures for couples to embrace and incorporate into their own wedding.
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Tips For Having A Flower Girl and Ring Bearer In Your Wedding

Friday, November 3rd, 2017 | Filed under: wedding ceremony, Wedding Trends | author: By Keith Sly,    


One of the most adorable parts of any wedding is the charming duo of a flower girl and ring bearer. Typically the age range most appropriate for a ring bearer or flower girl falls between ages 4 to 10 years old. However, weddings today showcase toddlers and even infants in these distinguished roles.

Having a flower girl and a ring bearer in your wedding includes planning, specifically deciding what outfits the little ones will wear, what they will carry, and any accompaniment to ensure children successfully make the trip down the aisle. The Manor has sound advice for how to make the walk down the aisle be a highlight of your wedding. Here are some tips and trends to best prepare the flower girl and ring bearer at your wedding for any given age.
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Wedding Trend: Having Your Pet In The Wedding

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 | Filed under: Pet Friendly Wedding, Wedding Trends | author: By Keith Sly,    

Pet owners know their four-legged friends are a big part of their life, and often considered family. For couples getting married having their pets present for their big day is essential. Incorporating pets into weddings is a practice is growing in popularity. From cats and dogs to more unexpected pets, being creative with how to incorporate these animals into your wedding is sure to make some social media-worthy pictures. The wedding planners at The Manor have everything you need to know to successfully showcase your fur baby on your upcoming nuptials.
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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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Wedding Trends: Planning A Fourth of July Wedding

Monday, July 10th, 2017 | Filed under: Fourth of July Wedding, wedding themes, Wedding Trends, Wedding Trends 2017 | author: By Keith Sly,    

July 4th Wedding
The Fourth of July is America’s birthday and a festive holiday for couples to both center and celebrate their wedding. By incorporating unique patriotic flare, a Fourth of July Wedding will highlight American freedom and spark a new chapter united in love. Wedding planners at The Manor have all the festive wedding components from cuisine, bridal party attire, and music to décor, for a truly all-American themed wedding, which guests will celebrate for years to come.
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Wedding Trends: Millennial Weddings

Monday, March 6th, 2017 | Filed under: Millennial Weddings, Wedding Décor, Wedding DIY Tips, Wedding Trends, Wedding Trends 2017 | author: By Keith Sly,    

Millennial Wedding TrendsGrowing up in a “digital world” and embracing change has allowed Millennials to shape the way modern weddings are now planned. From scrapping the white dress and incorporating out-of-the-box ideas, to posting every detail about the wedding planning process on social media, Millennials have truly transformed the traditional wedding into a memorable and personalized experience, all of which lead up to one big day.

Millennials are within the 16-34 age group; therefore wedding planning is an entirely different social experience than previous generations. Since this particular Generation’s self-expression and innovation have truly shaped the future of weddings, the wedding planners at the Manor will tell you how to best provide you and your guests with an extra memorable wedding experience for Millennials.
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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…

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