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Wedgewood Weddings & Events is the leading provider of professional events across America and is known for its 43 stunning event centers. Established in 1986, the company has successfully hosted more than 500,000 events of all sizes and styles. Customers can choose contemporary, luxe, rustic, and boho venues from coast to coast, each neutrally styled to suit any event theme. Committed to making events fun and easy for everyone involved, the company is recognized for its expert team of event professionals and proprietary planning process.

Meaningful Father-Daughter Dance Music Options

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Meaningful Father-Daughter Dance Music Options

The father-daughter dance at a wedding is a very special moment and it’s up to you to make it fun, sentimental and a combination of your personalities. Unless you woke up knowing the perfect song, there are a couple of brilliant ways to get started narrowing down the vast selection of musical...

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Wedding Ring Tattoo Ideas

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Wedding Ring Tattoo Ideas

While we don't expect traditional wedding rings to fade away anytime soon, there are several fun alternative ring options beyond diamond and gold bands. One such option is a wedding ring tattoo, which is a great way to showcase your love forever. Ring finger tattoos come with quite a few benefits,...

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Wedding Attire Ideas For Your Groom & Groomsmen

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Wedding Attire Ideas For Your Groom & Groomsmen

Let's talk men's wedding fashion! While often more understated than that of bridal trends, grooms and groomsmen have always found a way to add a hint of flair to their wedding attire. From suit and tuxedo styles to accessories like cufflinks, the details help make for a dapper groom’s party. Take a...

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Couple kissing at Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings

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Common Wedding Planning Questions

Wedding planning is incredibly exciting . . . but also a little confusing. This is likely your first time planning an event this big! So, how are you supposed to know all the logistics? We got you—our wedding experts are here to make sense of all the chaos, tradition, and friendly suggestions....

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20 Ways to Display Your Wedding Hashtag Sign

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20 Ways to Display Your Wedding Hashtag

Wedding hashtags are one of the biggest wedding trends to emerge over the past few years. It's such a fun & creative way to involve your wedding guests in celebrating your special day. From cute puns to a romantic play on words, wedding hashtags are a great way to build hype for your wedding!

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Real Wedding at Tapestry House with Greg & Kaila | Wedgewood Weddings

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Greg & Kaila's Garden Wedding at Tapestry House

Tucked away just north of Fort Collins, Colorado sits Tapestry House by Wedgewood Weddings, a charming and unique wedding venue that has hosted many incredible couples, including Greg & Kaila. While both the bride and groom are originally from Illinois, they love the Fort Collins area so much that...

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The Ultimate Guide to Men's Fall & Winter Wedding Attire

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The Ultimate Guide to Men's Fall & Winter Wedding Attire

A wedding is no ordinary occasion. For most people, it’s the most important day of their lives! That means, everything needs special attention: from the tiniest details (like the napkin fold) to the biggest decisions (like the wedding day attire). With so much at stake you need to give your wedding...

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Best Suit / Dress Shirt Combinations

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Best Suit / Dress Shirt Combinations

You’ve ordered the perfect suit for your big event. The cut flatters and style wows. Now, what in the world should you put under that jacket? These suit and dress shirt combinations are sure to look fabulous in every Instagram and pro photo snapped!

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The 'Need-To-Knows' of Outside Catering

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The 'Need-To-Knows' of Outside Catering

Let’s be real, a big reason why your guests want to come to your wedding is to indulge in the delicious free food. It’s a big incentive! So, you’re probably wanting to compare catering options to assure yourself that you’ll be providing the most scrumptious wedding day meal. But how do you...

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Latest Wedding Color Trends

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Latest Wedding Color Trends

From the powder blue suits that were a staple of the 80s to the rise of Millennial Pink, the wedding industry has seen a variety of color trends throughout the years. While pastel hues like blush and soft blue are timeless, we’re swooning over the latest color trends. From the resurgence of vintage...

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Plan Your Wedding Without Losing Your Marbles: A Fun-filled Guide to Love's Big Day!

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A Whimsical Roadmap to Wedding Planning Fun

Engaged, Entangled, and Entirely Excited: The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Planning Without Tying Yourself in Knots! 🎉Hey there, future Mr., Mrs., or however you choose to label your soon-to-be-spousehood! If the ring has made its dazzling debut and the word "wedding" now feels like a merry-go-round...

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6 Beautiful Wedding Traditions with EVIL Roots

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6 Beautiful Wedding Traditions with EVIL Roots

Why does a bride have to hold flowers? Why does she wear a veil? Who was the first couple to tie cans to the back of their getaway car? We've become so accustomed to these classic wedding traditions that we don't question the story behind them. If you rather stay blissfully ignorant, that's okay,...

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Latest Wedding Album Trends

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Latest Wedding Album Trends

An important part of planning a wedding is hiring a good photographer. It costs couples $1,000-$8,000+ for incredible photos, so why do so many wedding budgets forget about the album? It would be a shame to throw your precious memories in a drawer!Wedding albums are still relevant and essential in...

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Couple by pond at Brentwood Rise by Wedgewood Weddings

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Is An All-Inclusive Wedding Right For You?

Wedding planning is a marathon! Unless you absolutely love planning events, chances are the planning process might have you feeling a bit of stress. From fiddling with the budget to finding the venue, there’s a mountain of work that goes into planning the wedding of your dreams. If you can relate...

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First Look Photo: Pros & Cons of This Hot Trend

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First Look Photo: Pros & Cons of This Hot Trend

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, you’re sure to have seen the trend of having a highly anticipated “first look” moment and photo opportunity. We see an anxious bride sneaking up behind her groom, tapping the back of his shoulder, and the reveal of the groom’s emotional...

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Signature cocktail ideas

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7 Signature Cocktail Recipes We Love

Signature cocktails are a unique touch that will elevate the guest experience for your wedding. If you are looking to highlight a signature cocktail for your cocktail hour or reception, we’ve pulled together a few of our favorite recipes. And if you’re still in self-isolation, having an in-home...

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Top 20 Song Choices For Your Parent Dance

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Best 20 Song Choices For Your Parent/Child Dance

Dancing with a parent is a time-honored wedding tradition. Let's look at the ways we can make it work for your family and create extra memories that will be treasured across the generations. Weddings are about celebrating a new marriage, while also generally paying homage to the families that...

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Essential Wedding Cake Trends

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Essential Wedding Cake Details & Trends

There are so many options when it comes to choosing a wedding cake - this is not your simple "chocolate or vanilla" birthday cake decision! Wedding cakes come in a large variety of flavors, frosting types, colors, shapes, and décor options. The options are endless and all available to you in order...

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Local Guide: Ventura County Weddings

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Local Guide: Ventura County Weddings

Ventura is one of 58 distinct counties in California and one of my favorites! South of Santa Barbara and North of Los Angeles, it brings the best of both worlds. Many couples choose Ventura County for their nuptials, so today, we're sharing a local's insider knowledge about the area. The rural...

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Couple in front of trees at Canopy Grove by Wedgewood Weddings

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Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Choosing a wedding photographer is one of the most important decisions of your wedding planning process. We strongly (very strongly) suggest using a professional. Your Uncle Ned or your amateur photographer friend, Sally, may have fancy cameras and take great pictures, but do they have the skills...

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Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Flowers

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Ultimate Guide to Wedding Flowers

As wedding trends rise and fall, one thing’s for certain: flowers will always, always, remain in style. And, while they're one of the more exciting aspects to plan, chances are you’re not a botanist, so selecting flowers can actually be a challenge if you're out of practice. Our insider guide to...

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13 Double Dress Wedding Ideas!

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13 Double Dress Wedding Ideas!

Planning a wedding with both of you wearing wedding dresses? Superb! Here are the latest double-dress wedding trends for you to consider as you put together your dazzling bridal outfits.

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Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love!

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Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love!

In the midst of wedding planning, with the many decisions brides and grooms face regarding ceremony décor, table settings, dinner and dessert options, and much, much more, it’s often easy to forget one small, but fun, detail: wedding favors! These mementos act as a reminder of your wedding day for...

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Azazie: Dress Shopping Made Easy!

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Azazie: Dress Shopping Made Easy!

Online shopping is exhilarating - so fast and so easy! With everything you could imagine at your fingertips, it's easy to see why people opt for online spending rather than visiting stores in-person. However, when it comes to shopping for your wedding dress, is it too risky to buy online? We took a...

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Stunning Bridesmaid Dress Trends

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Stunning Bridesmaid Dress Trends

For decades, bridesmaids around the world have been forcibly pushed to wear hideously tacky dresses in awful colors…all for their brides. We imagine each of these bridesmaids has faced herself in the mirror in her hideous dress, swallowed their pride, forced an apprehensive smile, and walked down...

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How To Create A Timeless Wedding Look

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How To Create A Timeless Wedding Look

You never want to look back on your wedding day and have regrets about the colors you chose, the bridesmaid dresses, the ceremony or reception décor, or even worse, your dress. With so many options, it can feel overwhelming planning your big day. To create that perfect timeless look there is one...

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True Colors! Wedding Color Inspiration from Real Weddings

True Colors! Wedding Color Inspiration from Real Weddings

Choosing your wedding day colors in the world of Instagram, Pinterest, magazines, and google images can take some time. After all, this IS your wedding day! Look no further! Find a gorgeous palette that’s just right for you! We put together a variety of amazing real wedding color choices. Ranging...

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The Best Lighting for Your Wedding

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Wedding Lighting Essentials: Choosing the Right Colors

Choosing the right colors for your wedding lighting can make a big difference in the atmosphere and ambiance of the event. From the subtle twinkle of fairy lights to the bold statement of up-lighting, your wedding light color choices play an essential role in creating the perfect atmosphere. That's...

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Tablescape decor at La Jolla Cove Rooftop by Wedgewood Weddings

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Decor Trends to Transform Your Venue

When it comes to wedding style, the décor is an essential part of creating the atmosphere you desire for your special day. From romantic and whimsical to modern and sophisticated, there are endless ways to make your wedding venue unique and memorable. Here, we'll explore the top décor trends that...

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The Dream Team Sports Wedding Theme!

The Dream Team Sports Wedding Theme!

Hey sports fans! If you’re thinking about ways to incorporate your favorite sports teams and activities into your wedding day, look no further than this collection of Wedgewood real weddings inspired by our very own couples!

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Spring into Love with the Ultimate Guide to Spring Wedding Invitations

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Springtime Wedding Invitation Ideas

Spring, the season of new beginnings, blooming flowers, and love that's as fresh as a dew-kissed morning. If you're planning a spring wedding, you're likely sending those invitations in fall, and the design choices are as abundant as a springtime meadow. Let's stroll through the garden of ideas...

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Sip, Savor, Celebrate: Unmissable Wedding Bar Trends for Your Special Day

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8 Fabulous Wedding Bar Trends

Wedding planning is an ever-evolving landscape, and one area that's seeing a lot of innovation is the bar experience. From personalized touches to interactive elements, the bar can be a cornerstone of your wedding's overall vibe. If you're planning a wedding here are five trends to consider...

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So Much to Love About Our Wedding Menu!

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So Much to Love About Our Wedding Menu!

Step inside our kitchen for an exclusive no-holds-barred look at what our team says are the tastiest bites on our wedding menu! In every kitchen's repertoire, there are always a few dishes that have the servers hoping Chef will make extra and, today, we're going to share what we find most...

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Delicious Wedding Menu Delicacies

So, you've picked your wedding location and you're getting ready to say, "I Do" - that means it's time to think about food! Your selection of appetizers and entrées should reflect who you and your partner are, what you like, and what your families will enjoy. Make it your own!

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Stunning On-Trend Cakes

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Stunning On-Trend Cakes

Selecting a wedding cake is fun! You have A LOT of options when it comes to choosing a wedding cake. So many flavors, so many frosting types, colors, shapes, and heights - to name a few. You can even customize your dream cake down to the type of ingredients you want vegan, organic ingredients, dark...

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Cocktail Hour + Signature Cocktail Recipes

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Signature Wedding Cocktail Recipes + Advice

Cocktails have become increasingly popular at weddings in recent years as a way to offer a variety of drink options to guests. Many couples choose to serve signature cocktails that reflect their personal tastes or incorporate elements of their wedding theme. Cocktails can also be a way to add a...

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Deliciously Sweet Dessert Options

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Deliciously Sweet Dessert Options

Who doesn’t love delicious desserts, cakes, and candies?! We’re so excited to share what some of our couples have done for their dessert tables this past year! These were definitely hit makers and we love the uniqueness of our couples! "Plenty of couples are making their own traditions by serving...

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Gorgeous Wedding Cake Ideas

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Gorgeous Wedding Cake Ideas

There are few things we appreciate more than a decadent wedding cake—both in taste and style. Dessert trends come and go, but nothing takes the place of a delicious cake that satisfies your eyes and your tastebuds! Our favorite wedding cake is the kind that makes a statement by adding to your...

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Q&A with Gruttadauria's 1914 Bakery in Temecula, CA

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Q&A with Gruttadauria's 1914 Bakery in Temecula, CA

Gruttadauria's 1914 Bakery has been serving delicious, Italian desserts since 1914! This wonderful fourth-generation family-owned Italian bakery opened its doors to a new storefront in Temecula, CA in 2018. The Gruttadauria’s take pride in their family’s tradition, using original family recipes...

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Expert Advice: How To Live Stream Your Wedding

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Expert Advice: How To Live Stream Your Wedding

Whether you choose to get married in an exotic location or have loved ones who simply can't attend, there are many reasons why you may want to live stream your wedding celebration. Thanks to a variety of video-streaming apps and services, live-streaming is easier than ever, allowing you to share...

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Meet Our Team: Jonno Roman with pup, Zelda

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Meet Our Team: Jonno Roman

Today we’re chatting with Jonno Roman, a seasoned wedding professional who is leading the team at our newest San Jose venue: The Ranch at Silver Creek.

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8 Unique Wedding Registries You'll Love - Wedgewood Weddings

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8 Unique Wedding Registries You'll Love

One of the most fun steps of wedding planning is creating your wedding registry! Historically, this has meant registering with one or two big-brand stores to select the items you'd appreciate receiving as wedding gifts. As weddings have evolved over the past few years, so have the options for...

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Wedding Planners - Your Insider's Guide

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Wedding Planners - Your Insider's Guide

Curious about what a wedding planner actually does? You’re not alone. And, what about the difference between a wedding planner, designer and coordinator? Let us spell it out.

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Wedding Seating Plans, Simplified

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Wedding Seating Plans, Simplified

You have your venue, you’re finalizing your menu selection, and now it’s time to arrange your guests and tables for your perfect wedding reception. You’ve probably heard stories about the great wall of Post-Its with lists of names, stacks of scratch paper with endless notes, and guest list “A”...

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Why Southern California is Your Perfect Wedding Destination

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Why Choose Southern California for Your Wedding Destination

Before you can start any official wedding planning, one of the first decisions you have to consider is where you want to get married! While most couples stay local to where they live, many choose to set off to a destination that's far from home. But, destination weddings don't have to be limited to...

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Two brides by the lake at Mountain View Ranch

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How to Plan a Minimalist Wedding in Colorado

If you're planning a minimalist Colorado wedding, you can rest assured that you picked the right state. With all its natural beauty, achieving an elegant-yet-effortless vibe is super easy.

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Expert planning team at Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings

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Your Complete Team of Wedding Professionals

At Wedgewood Weddings, we live and breathe weddings. Our planners and coordinators have an average of at least 110 weddings under their belt and are masters of making sure things go correctly and smoothly. Put simply, you’re in good, no — amazing — hands with your Wedgewood Weddings team. You get a...

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Save the Date Cards: Etiquette & Trends

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Save the Date Cards: Etiquette & Trends

Save the date cards are a popular way for couples to announce their upcoming wedding and ensure their loved ones mark the date on their calendars. Let's explore the typical wedding etiquette for save the date cards, the best ways to send them in today's digital age, the history behind their...

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a bride and groom doing a first look

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The Benefits Of Doing A First Look

By now, you've probably heard of the superstition that it's bad luck for couples to see each other on their wedding day. However, the "first look" trend has caught on over the last few years and gained immense popularity. The first look is a private, intimate moment between partners when they first...

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25 Tips to save on your wedding

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25 Clever Tips to Save on Your Wedding

Planning a wedding can be expensive, but it doesn't have to break the bank. With some thoughtful planning, you can have an amazing wedding on a budget. Start by setting realistic expectations - grand weddings often have astronomical price tags. Focus on what matters most, like celebrating your love...

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DIY Favors for guests

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DIY Low-Cost Favors Your Guests Will Actually Love

Looking for a way to thank your guests for attending your wedding? Wedding favors are a great way to show some love and appreciation to your guests! It's also something unique that will help them remember the day. And the good news is that you can give your guests memorable gifts without breaking...

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Couple on laptop

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Be the Best Virtual Guest

Received a recent wedding invite? Take this as the universe telling you to say Yes! While we all know there's nothing quite like shaking a leg on the dance floor and catching the bouquet in person, sometimes life has other plans. But here's the fun twist: attending in any way is always better than...

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