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Read This Before You Sign on The Dotted Line Of Your Wedding Contracts

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Read This Before You Sign on The Dotted Line Of Your Wedding Contracts

Planning a wedding is an exciting time. While much of your big day is filled with emotions, there’s a lot of paperwork behind it. When else in your personal life have you hired so many vendors or put down so many deposits?! We get that no one wants to be bogged down by boring details, but reading those contracts can have a considerable impact on how your wedding day goes. As brides over the past two years can tell you, it’s especially essential these days.

Part of getting your dream wedding is making sure your expectations and services are agreed to in writing. And when it comes to worst-case scenarios (think a global pandemic!), it’s so important to fully understand the fine print so you can navigate back up plans like a pro. Not to worry though, we’ll guide you to know what to look for in venue and vendor contracts so you can confidently sign on the dotted line...

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Expert Advice for Seamless Wedding Dress Alterations

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Expert Advice for Seamless Wedding Dress Alterations

Saying yes to the dress is one of the best wedding planning moments. Before you move on to the next item on your checklist, take time to think about getting that gorgeous dress tailored. Even if it only needs a slight adjustment like a hem, every dress should be altered to achieve that perfect fit. For budget-conscious brides especially, alterations can make an off-the-rack dress look like a much more expensive custom gown.

Whether your bridal salon has an in-house seamstress or you are working with a local trusted tailor, we’re breaking down what you need to know about dress alterations, fittings, and how to prepare for your first appointment.

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We Can't Get Enough of These Fall Wedding Trends

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We Can't Get Enough of These Fall Wedding Trends

There's a crispness in the air, and the trees are starting to change color. Fall is around the corner, and we can't wait for those rich autumn color palettes, warm glowing lights, and all the coziness that comes with fall weddings.

Ready to be inspired? It's prime time for weddings, and we're bringing you the latest trends, from statement-making attire to moody invites and more. Grab a pen because you're going to want to steal some of these ideas.

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Not into Dancing? Try these Alternative Wedding Entertainment Ideas

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Not into Dancing? Try these Alternative Wedding Entertainment Ideas

Ever been on a dance floor where everyone starts to crowd around that one person totally tearing it up? Some people have this natural ability to dance like it is nobody’s business, while others can barely get by with a two-step. If you and your partner are in that second camp, not to worry.

With a bit of imagination, there are plenty of ways to have fun beyond dancing. So, whether you’re stuck with two left feet or just not feeling the dance party these days, we’re here with our best list of alternative entertainment ideas.

So, rather than being dragged onto the dance floor, you’ll be living it up in your own way. Let your personality and venue be your guide in choosing what works best for your Big Day. Also, please don’t feel like it has to be one or the other. You’re free to steal one of these suggestions and leave that dance floor intact too.

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Kick-Off This Adventure with an Engagement Party That'll Wow Guests

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Kick-Off This Adventure with an Engagement Party That'll Wow Guests

They popped the question, you said yes, and now there's this sparkling ring on your finger that you can't stop staring at. Sure, you've spread the word via text and social media, but doesn't this call for a celebration? You know, those in-person type shindigs.

Throwing an engagement party is a great way to kick off this major life milestone. Plus, if you time it right, it will be before you get into the nitty-gritty of wedding planning, which means it'll be a refreshing (read: stress-free) way to start this wedding adventure.

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