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Writing In A Planner
Oct 06 2017

Avoid These 6 Dangerous Party Planning Mistakes

Anyone who has ever truly planned and successfully pulled off a party knows that it takes more than just calling up vendors and organizing. It takes creativity, time, energy, and lots of patience—and some good advice! As a leading event venue in Los Angeles, we have seen the majority of parties go perfectly due to excellent planning and avoiding mistakes like the ones we’ve listed below. Take a look and remember what NOT to do. Here are the top party planning mistakes that people make. Not Making/Maintaining A Guest List People can...

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Sweet 16 Party - Dancing
Sep 14 2017

Sweet 16 Party Planning 101: Your Ultimate Guide

Sweet 16s have their own special place in the world of milestone birthdays. They’re the parties that mark the shift from a girl becoming a woman, and they are a celebration of who she is and what makes her special. However, like planning any event, planning a Sweet 16 party can become overwhelming and frustrating if you don’t know where to start. If you’re currently trying to organize a Sweet 16 (or any party) and need a little help, keep reading… Start With A Guest List Some birthday girls want a big,...

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Unique Wedding Traditions - Cake Pull
Aug 30 2017

Borrow These Unique Wedding Traditions From Around The World

Weddings are full of traditions of all kinds, but what about the wedding traditions you’ve never heard of? Even though they may be from another country, that doesn’t mean you can’t borrow them for your own special day. Check out our list below for some fun, sweet, and unique wedding traditions from around the world. You just may end up doing some of these yourself! Cake Pull This cute Southern tradition, sometimes also called a “ribbon pull”, is when a bride places small, pretty, easy-to-remove charms inside the wedding cake (or sometimes...

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After Wedding Dress Ideas - Trash The Dress
Aug 15 2017

6 Great After-Wedding Dress Ideas

There’s nothing quite like finding your perfect wedding dress and then making your entrance at your wedding. For many brides, this is a moment they wait their entire lives for, and their dress helps bring that moment to life. But then the wedding ends—and too often, the dress just hangs in a closet. However, many women are finding interesting uses for their wedding dresses post-ceremony. Here are a few things you can do with yours. Read on for some great after wedding dress ideas! Sell It Probably the most popular after wedding...

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Happily Ever After Wedding Sign - Writing Your Own Marriage Vows
Aug 06 2017

4 Important Tips For Writing Your Marriage Vows

These days, writing your own marriage vows is fairly easy. There are countless examples online, not to mention books and magazines. The hard part can be figuring out how to say exactly what you want while making the vows memorable and meaningful. In all the excitement of making wedding arrangements, many couples put their marriage vows on the back burner, and wait a little too long to write them. This can result in rushed vows that don’t accurately reflect how the couple truly feels. Since this is such a big and important...

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Planning A Corporate Party - Black TIe
Jul 27 2017

How To Plan A Fantastic Corporate Party

If you’ve ever planned a party of any kind before, you know the energy, time, creativity, and patience it requires. However, planning a corporate party is loaded up with even more pressure, since it involves the people you work with. If you’ve been delegated to organize and plan a corporate party—whether it’s a charity gala, an awards dinner, or a simple company gathering—here are some time-tested tips to help you during the planning process. Start With A List The very first thing you should do before anything else is to make a list...

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Wedding Vows - Couple At Altar
Jul 19 2017

Writing Your Own Wedding Vows? Here Are 7 Steps

Many couples decide to write their own wedding vows, finding this to be a personal and extra meaningful addition to their wedding ceremony instead of simply repeating after an officiant. If you think writing your own vows might be the right path for you, here are some steps to take to help you begin. #1. Talk To Your Fiancé It may seem like a silly first step, but trust us: you’ll want to clear writing your own vows with your fiancé before you do anything else. Why? Because he or she may...

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Pippa Middleton Wedding Dress And Veil
Jul 10 2017

Borrow These Wedding Ideas From The Biggest Ceremonies Of 2017

2017 has seen some show-stopping weddings so far, and the year is just half over! From royalty to celebrity to business brilliance, some very important individuals have been tying the knot this year. And when it comes to fantastic wedding ideas, these couples did everything perfectly. Here are a few unique and memorable wedding ideas that may inspire you for your own wedding day!...

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Flower Petal Alternative - Floral Lantern
Jun 26 2017

Flower Petal Alternatives For Your Flower Girl To Carry

You’ve chosen your flower girl (or girls), and now you need to decide on what she’ll be carrying down the aisle with her. Many couples these days choose to have their flower girls carry something different than actual flower petals, since many venues doesn’t allow flower petals on their carpet. It could also be because you’re worried about your flower girl just dumping the basket out instead of tossing petals—or you may simply want a more non-traditional route for your wedding. Whatever your reasons may be, here are some great...

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Jun 19 2017

5 Basics To Finding The Perfect Groom’s Suit

There’s always a lot of attention centered around the bride’s wedding gown, but what about the groom’s suit? His attire is important too, and should fit all aspects of your wedding together. There are just a few basic rules that will help the groom’s suit look incredible and match the style of the wedding. A groom’s suit should… Fit Him Perfectly It honestly doesn’t matter how expensive, fancy, or well-designed a suit or tux is—if it doesn’t fit the groom right, it’s just not going to look good. It also won’t feel good....

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