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Article by Metro Creative | posted on June 17, 2013 at 5:00am
One of the biggest decisions couples make regarding their wedding receptions concerns where to seat their guests. Many a bride and groom has felt the crunch of compiling responses and then coming up with an acceptable seating arrangement for the reception.
Seating guests is not a task exclusive to…
Article by Metro Creative | posted on June 15, 2013 at 4:59am
Weddings and gifts go hand-in-hand. Couples who are tying the knot can expect to receive scores of gifts, ranging from simple well-wishes to cash to items listed on their registries. Because gift-giving is tradition, couples should plan on spending some time writing thank-you notes to express…
Article by CTW Features | posted on June 13, 2013 at 5:00am
Now you can register for gifts and pick up your wedding gown in one fell swoop.
Target, one of the most popular wedding gift registries in the U.S., recently announced its own bridal line, featuring über-affordable styles for brides, bridesmaids.
Called Tevolio — based on the Italian phrase…
Article by Nola Sarkisian-Miller - CTW Features | posted on June 11, 2013 at 5:00am
Long a vestige of T-shirts and preppy sweaters, the V-neck style is becoming a staple in bridal dresses, adding a sense of classic design and sensuality.
As brides look for strapless alternatives either for novelty or more coverage, V-necks are one option that can work well in a variety of…
Article by CTW Features | posted on June 09, 2013 at 5:00am
If you’re planning on going to a wedding this year, you better check your bank account balance first because being a guest certainly hasn’t gotten cheaper.
Wedding guests anticipate a cost of $539 per wedding they attend in 2013, up 59 percent over 2012, according to the most recent American…
Article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on June 07, 2013 at 12:03pm
Wedding insiders weigh in on the big day traditions that are worth keeping, the ones you could skip, and which ones might be fun to reimagine in a fresh way.
“Toss (it out), no pun intended,” says Christine Ringuette, owner of Down The Aisle Wedding Planning & Design in New…
Article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on June 05, 2013 at 10:05am
Two busy bakers share the crave-worthy cake flavors they see trending for 2013, plus other creative combinations that should be.
The Hot List
Instead of settling for 150 servings of, say, white cake with lemon filling, today’s newlyweds-to-be typically want a different unique flavor (like…
Article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on June 03, 2013 at 5:00am
Despite being based in Indie music mecca Portland, Ore., Jessica Church of Bash! Weddings & Events says that Pachelbel’s “Canon in D” is the most popular processional song among couples she works with, “hands down.” Depending on the tone of your wedding, it’s…
Article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on June 01, 2013 at 5:00am
Elyse Moore, wedding and social events manager for Chicago-based FIG Catering
My favorite wedding meal that I’ve served was a late-September dinner last year: cider-braised pork with housemade potato pierogis and green beans with frizzled onions. The bride loved pierogis and pork, but she must…
Article by Megan Patsavas - CTW Features | posted on May 30, 2013 at 1:00am
Diamonds and pearls aren’t a bride’s only jewelry options on her wedding day.
“The engagement of William and Kate brought color flying back to the surface,” says Amanda Gizzi, director of communications for Jewelers of America, an industry trade group, in reference to Kate Middleton’s…