Posts Tagged ‘wedding guests’

Ceremony traditions to include on your big day

Outside of a Catholic, Muslim, Jewish, or other Orthodox religious wedding ceremony (which are rather lengthy with all the traditions each religion requires for a proper marriage ceremony), your typical non-religious ceremony can be rather short in comparison. Once the bride is down the aisle, the ceremony will start with a brief opening that will thank…

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Where to seat the divorced at your reception

When planning your own wedding, it’s hard not to be reminded that the marriages of others sometimes just don’t work out. Unless you’re really superstitious, there is no real reason to not invite your divorced friends and family members to your wedding. They are adults, they know why their marriage didn’t work, and should be capable to celebrating…

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Your Guest List – Ceremony Guests and Reception Guests

Let’s be honest. Not everyone that loves you will want to sit in a church and watch you exchange vows, and some of your church-going guests might not be interested in attending a reception with an open bar. I think it is completely acceptable to acknowledge this on your RSVP cards. Along with asking what meal…

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What should I REALLY be considering when picking a venue?

If you want a picture perfect wedding, keep these things in mind when looking at venues: Make sure your wedding color scheme is suitable for your wedding venue. I understand if bright orange is your favorite color and your family church is decorated with deep red carpets and drapes, but those colors are ugly together.…

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What is the appropriate number of bridesmaids?

That’s a good question, and I honestly don’t want to touch it with a ten foot pole. But, since you asked, eight is enough. I know you love your sisters and all of your girlfriends, but who is going to sit in the chairs you’re renting if they’re all standing up there with you? The more…

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