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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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Golden Anniversary - 50th Wedding Cake With Gold Flowers
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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Jul 18 2019

5 Common Wedding Planning Problems And How To Fix Them

Let’s face it: no matter how organized you may be, wedding planning is never going to go perfectly smoothly. There are too many details and unexpected issues that are certain to crop up. However, by knowing what the most common wedding planning problems are and knowing how to tackle them, you can prepare yourself and be ready for them! Below are a few of the most common wedding planning problems—and how to handle them. Guests Not Responding To RSVPs When it comes to weddings, most people understand that it’s an important event,...

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Jul 06 2019

6 Things To Ask To Get The Best Quinceañera Photography

Most of the time, when it comes time for a young lady’s quinceañera, the extra step is taken to hire a professional photographer. Hours, days, weeks, and months are typically spent planning this special event because it only comes once in a lifetime—so most parents feel it’s necessary to make sure every moment is captured perfectly by someone who knows what they are doing. It’s true that everyone has phones with built-in cameras these days, but when you hire an actual, professional quinceañera photographer, you can be sure that you’ll be...

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Jun 27 2019

10 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Absolutely Love

Header Image: littlethingsfavors.com One favorite wedding tradition that many couples  love to do is to show their guests a little appreciation at the end of the night with a wedding favor. These keepsakes can be anything from a living plant to a specialty dessert, and they mark the occasion with something that guests can remember the special day with. Wedding favor options really are endless, especially if you want to get creative and add a personal touch to it. When it comes to choosing wedding favors for your guests, there's usually two...

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Jun 07 2019

The Best Milestone Birthday Ideas For An Unforgettable Event

Every so often we, or a loved one, hits a particularly special age in our lives. Whether it's your 21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, or beyond, these special birthdays always require a little extra celebration with family and friends. However, it can be a bit daunting trying to plan out exactly what to do. But don't worry, we've helped celebrate plenty of birthdays at Platinum. Here are some of our favorite milestone birthday ideas to help you plan. Find The Right Venue Milestone birthdays come only once in a lifetime, so it's important...

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May 20 2019

Will Your Wedding Venue Allow These Items?

If you truly have your heart set on a certain items for your wedding day such as candles, rose petals, or sparklers, it’s a very good idea to inquire with your wedding venue to make sure that they allow it. Many couples are disheartened to discover that once they’ve booked their perfect wedding venue, they aren’t allowed to have specific elements included on their big day. In fact, this is fairly common. The wedding venues don’t do this to upset clients. There are usually very good reasons why they decline the use...

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May 09 2019

Planning Your Catering Menu For Food Restrictions At Your Event

Great catering is a key element to pulling off a successful event, whether it's a wedding reception, party, or corporate event. Your guests will be expecting an amazing catering menu, and they'll be looking to you to make sure it's there. However, these days, it's nearly impossible to get even a small group of guests together without having to worry about some allergies, sensitivities, and preferences in food. Many people suffer from gluten allergies and will literally get sick if they have any of it. Some are religious and can't eat...

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Apr 24 2019

A Guide To Honorary Bridesmaids

Image Header Source: etsy.com/shop/rileywritesscoutFor many brides during the wedding planning process, the problem arises of whom to select to be bridesmaids. Many women have a lot of close friends, and they don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings by leaving them out. Yet, at the same time, we can’t have 30 bridesmaids—so what is the best way to handle this delicate issue? If the subject does come up with the girl(s) in question, the best way to handle it is to be very sensitive and understanding, but also firm and clear. Explain your reasons the...

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