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Mar 11 2020

10 Traditional Quinceanera Gifts That You Can Personalize

When attending a quinceanera, you want to make sure that your gift is appropriate for the cultures and traditions of the event. We have gathered some of the most traditional quinceanera gifts that guests can give on a young women's special day. Keep in mind that a gift can go a long way, especially during an event like a quinceanera. Get inspired by these quinceanera gifts and put your own twist to them! 1. Religious Wall Cross It's important to know that many Hispanic and Latino families are very much involved in...

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Jan 15 2020

Doing Your Own Bridal Makeup? Check Out These 9 Tips

If you’re a bride-to-be who is planning on doing her own bridal makeup, then this article is for you. Whether you want to save money or you simply prefer doing your own makeup, here are some tips that we hope you find helpful for your big day. Now Is The Time For Pampering In the months before your wedding day, prepare your skin by getting regular facials, wearing plenty of moisturizer and sunscreen, and doing masks. Don’t go too overboard or your skin may dry out, but do really pamper your skin...

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Dec 15 2019

Try These 5 Tips If Wedding Planning Has You Stressed

Most women dream about their wedding day from the time they’re a little girl—but then when it comes to the actual wedding planning, it can escalate quickly into a stressful and frustrating process. Between dealing with family, choosing vendors, endless to-do lists, selecting the catering, buying a dress, and figuring out thousands of details, wedding planning can cause an excited bride to turn into an anxious mess. So, how do you deal when you’re getting overwhelmed with the wedding planning? Here are some great tips straight from our team of wedding...

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Dec 04 2019

Ask Yourself These 5 Questions Before Hiring A Quinceañera Choreographer

If your daughter has an upcoming quinceañera, you’re probably trying to decide whether or not to hire a quinceañera choregrapher for the various dances that are often part of the celebration, such as the father/daughter dance, the waltz, and the surprise dance. Your daughter most likely wants to have big, show-stopping dance numbers. If she does, a quinceañera choreographer is probably something you should factor into the budget. Image: danceu2.com But it’s important to ask yourself a few things before you start looking for quinceañera choreographers. Take a look at these helpful questions: Is...

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Nov 23 2019

How To Find The Perfect Venue For Your Specific Wedding

For most engaged couples, finding the right wedding venue isn’t so easy. After all, it’s one of the most important spaces you’ll ever choose — and there are so many options. So what’s the best strategy for finding a wedding venue that’s right for you? Take a look at a few tips from Platinum Banquet Hall. Talk To Your Wedding Planner First If you’ll be working with a wedding planner, it’s a great idea to talk to him or her before you begin your wedding venue search. This will help you find the...

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Nov 13 2019

Over These Wedding Traditions? Try Updating Them!

Header Image: Chloe Jackman Photography Weddings are filled to the brim with traditions. Some are still incredibly popular, such as the first dance; some have become very flexible, like wearing a white dress, and some are beginning to fall by the wayside. When it comes to weddings, it’s important that each specific couple talks with each other — and their wedding planner — about what traditions they do and don’t want during the reception. Why are some wedding traditions becoming more and more obsolete? Perhaps it’s because some people find them tacky (shoving...

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Oct 20 2019

How To Choose The Right Party Theme For Your Event

Let’s face it: party themes are really fun. They allow both you as the organizer and the guests to get creative, they provide incredible photo ops, and they add an extra touch of festivity. That said, it’s important to understand that when you choose to have a party theme, you should be prepared to put some real time into choosing what that theme should be. The wrong party theme can make or break an event, but a good one can create a fantastic atmosphere where your guests will make memories to...

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Oct 09 2019

Ultimate Guide: How To Have An Unplugged Wedding

For many couples who are planning their wedding, the subject of an unplugged wedding will definitely arise. With nearly everyone owning their own phone these days and social media being a big part of most people’s lives, it’s a topic that must be considered. Here's the rundown from our team at Platinum Banquet Hall. What Is An Unplugged Wedding?  An unplugged wedding is when a couple requests that their guests refrain from using their digital devices during the wedding ceremony and/or reception. This can mean no texting during the ceremony, and no photos...

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Aug 29 2019

How To Make A Wedding Guest List Stress-Free

While some couples love making their wedding guest list, others find it to be an overwhelming task that produces anxiety and guilt. Between staying within your budget and trying not to offend anyone, creating your guest list can be a headache. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. There are a few simple factors to consider that will make the whole wedding guest list process much easier on yourself. Determine Your Budget Hopefully this won’t make you imagine little dollar signs everywhere, but for each guest you invite, there are expenses. For...

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Aug 08 2019

6 Important Golden Wedding Anniversary Planning Tips

Whether you’re planning a Golden Wedding Anniversary celebration for yourself or for someone you love, it’s one of the sweetest parties to plan for! Golden Wedding Anniversaries honor a marriage that has lasted for 50 years, and that is very impressive! Golden Wedding Anniversaries are extra special because it’s not only a celebration for the couple to honor their marriage—it’s also an opportunity to show the couple how much their love has influenced the people in their lives. Blend Memories With Décor No Golden Wedding Anniversary party would be complete without lots of photographs...

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