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Must-Read Wedding Bow Tie Advice

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Must-Read Wedding Bow Tie Advice

Wedding bow ties are a classic and sophisticated accessory that adds a touch of elegance to formal or fun wedding attire. Whether you're the groom, a groomsman, or a guest, a bow tie makes a statement. With so many different styles and ways to tie a bow tie, we've put together everything you need...

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How To Plan Your Same-Sex Wedding

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How to Choose Your Wedding Date

After announcing their engagement, the first thing a couple gets asked is, “when’s the big day?!” If you’re newly engaged, you probably agree that this seems like a little much at first! While it's important to give family and friends plenty of notice so they can make travel plans, we actually...

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What Is A 'Minimum'?

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What Is A 'Minimum'?

If you haven’t heard the term “minimum” yet in your wedding planning, we’re here to help you get ahead of the game! If you have, we hope to help you make sense of what you’ve been seeing as you shop for the perfect venue. Here we’ll explain what a minimum is, why they exist and how ours may be...

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15 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Officiant

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15 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Officiant

Having the right person to officiate your wedding is one of the most important aspects of your wedding ceremony. This person sets the tone for the entire ceremony—after all, they're the one doing 90% of the talking! Use our guide to help you find an officiant that best suits your personality and...

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Real Talk: Wedding Menu

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Real Talk: Wedding Menu

A big part of what makes wedding planning fun is finding ways to ensure your guests have an awesome time. When you think about your guests’ comfort and enjoyment, you're showing how much you care and appreciate the effort they made to come to your wedding. So, what are guests most likely to...

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Essential Wedding Planning Timeline

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Essential Wedding Planning Timeline

Congratulations are in order for the happy couple! Once you’re done celebrating and enjoying time with loved ones, it’s time to start thinking about your wedding planning timeline. You may have a couple of questions such as how long does it take to plan a wedding or what needs to be done to make...

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The Ultimate Wedding Shot List: A Photography Guide

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Ultimate Wedding Shot List: Photography Guide

You've put an incredible amount of work into planning your wedding. So, you obviously want to capture it in the best way possible. And while you trust your photographer, it's always smart to map out the pictures you especially want of your wedding. Creating a shot list and sharing a checklist of...

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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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How to Plan a Wedding in 4 Months

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How to Plan Your Wedding in 4 Months

You’ve found the love of your life and you’re obviously SO stoked about marrying them. So why put it off for a year? Let’s do this thing and commence the wedded bliss! This last-minute wedding checklist explains all the steps for a traditional wedding so you can add or subtract as you wish but know...

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Ceremony Rehearsal & Rehearsal Dinner Q&A

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All About Wedding Rehearsals

You’ve planned for your day forever and at last, it’s around the corner! The final step to help prepare for your special day is the wedding rehearsal walkthrough, which usually takes place the night before the wedding.

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How Much Does A Wedding Cost?

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How Much Does A Wedding Cost?

Your wedding is likely a day that you’ve been dreaming about for years. So, it’s only natural to want to start planning it the minute you get engaged. We get it and we’re almost as excited as you two! Today we're breaking down how to confidently budget for your wedding, how much wedding venues and...

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Essential Pricing Guide & Wedding Budget Help

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Essential Pricing Guide & Wedding Budget Help

Let’s be real. Budgeting is a far less fun topic than cake tasting. But it needs to happen—and it needs to happen before you start booking dates and placing deposits. Whether you’re “richer or poorer,” everyone needs a little wedding budget help. The wedding experts from Wedgewood Weddings are here...

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Planning Your LGBTQ+ Wedding

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Planning Your LGBTQ+ Wedding

Thanks to the landmark (and long overdue) Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage in 2015, LGBTQ+ weddings are now legal in all 50 states. Planning an inclusive wedding is exactly the same as a traditional weddingunless you want it to be different! Wedding planning is full of exciting,...

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The Ultimate Guide to Live-Streaming Your Wedding

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The Ultimate Guide to Live-Streaming Your Wedding

Whether you're planning an intimate wedding celebration, getting hitched in a tropical location, or have guests that can't make the trip due to a global pandemic, there are many reasons why you might opt to live stream your wedding for all your friends and family to see! Thanks to technology, live...

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Is An All-Inclusive Wedding Right For You?

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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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Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Flowers

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Everything You Need to Know About 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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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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How To Set Up Your Wedding Registry

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How To Set Up Your Wedding Registry

Are you newly engaged and ready to start thinking about your wedding registry? It's one of the most delightful aspects of wedding planning—dreaming of desired gifts and future plans to share with your spouse-to-be. Fortunately for you, the options are truly endless and recent developments in online...

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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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Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Dates

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5 Essential Wedding Date Considerations

You’re probably very aware by now that the first thing everyone asks you after you get engaged is “when's the big day?” It can seem a little overwhelming to think about scheduling when you've only just gotten engaged, and for good reason! That's why we usually recommend that you steer clear of...

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Wedding Seasons: How To Find The Ideal Wedding Date

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Wedding Seasons: How To Pick a Wedding Date

Picking a wedding date sounds like the easiest part of getting married. After all, how hard could it be to find a day that works for everyone? These days, “everyone” must include the couple of honor, their friends and families, plus the venue, the photographer, the caterer, and the list goes on....

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Expert Advice On How To Choose Your Wedding Date - Wedgewood Weddings

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Expert Advice: How To Choose Your Wedding Date

Selecting your wedding date is one of the most notorious steps of wedding planning—and for good reason! It can have a significant impact on the style, weather, and planning of your wedding. While you may receive a lot of pressure from friends and family to set a date, don't rush this step. You'll...

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Your Sustainable, Eco-Conscious Wedding Guide

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Your Sustainable, Eco-Conscious Wedding Guide

Your wedding will be the most wonderful day of your life, but it’s also an opportunity to apply sustainable and eco-friendly practices just as you do in everyday life. There are so many great opportunities to add green credentials to your travel, food & decor decisions so that you avoid a hefty...

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Everything You Need To Know About Wedding Photography

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Everything You Need To Know About Wedding Photography

According to Brides.com, the average couple spends 15% of their budget on photography and videography—that's a pretty decent chunk! After all, your wedding photos are one of the few tangibles from your wedding day for the rest of your lives. Naturally, you'll want to make sure you have a great...

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Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Invitations & RSVPs

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All About Wedding Invitations & RSVPs

For a small piece of paper, there are surprisingly a lot of details to master when designing, creating, and sending out your invitations. The good news is, while there's certainly a traditional way of preparing invitations, there's definitely no right or wrong way to go about it. Whether you want...

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Wedding Music 101: Choosing Your Band or DJ

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Wedding Music 101: Choosing Your Band or DJ

A wedding DJ/MC does a great deal more than play the music at your wedding. They are responsible for several important aspects of your ceremony and reception. They cue your ceremony music, announce your grand entrance (woohoo!), manage your timeline, and provide the sound equipment for your...

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The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Weddings

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The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Weddings

Outdoor weddings are rapidly growing in popularity and for good reason! From sunset vows exchanged along the beach to a moonlit reception under the stars, there’s something so magical about being married among natural splendor. From lush gardens and babbling streams to snow-covered peaks and...

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Sitting At The Cool Kids Table – Entertaining The Youngsters!

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Kid-Friendly Wedding FAQ

Weddings are a time to celebrate love and commitment with the people you care about most. And for many couples, that includes their children. Including children in a wedding can add an extra layer of joy and excitement to the day and create memories that will last a lifetime. As with any aspect of...

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The Essential Guide: What Happens After You Sign

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The Essential Guide: What Happens After You Sign

Let’s face it weddings are a major budget expense but the joy of bringing your loved ones close at a spectacular event is an investment in love, family, and friendship. Wedgewood Weddings is the industry leader in providing tremendous value, service, and convenience and we want you to know what is...

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How to Navigate Your Wedding Guest List

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How to Navigate Your Guest List

Creating a wedding guest list can be easy, as long as making a decision and sticking to it is your forte. Use these five essential wedding guest tips to make the process a whole lot easier.

Congratulations on getting engaged … but now is the time to embark on wedding planning. Unless you elope,...

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You're engaged, now what?

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I'm Engaged, What's Next?

When you get engaged, you’re suddenly inundated with detailed questions from well-meaning friends. Here are ten steps to help you prioritize and learn how to have the event of your life.

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