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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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Jun 12 2017

8 Often-Overlooked Wedding Registry Items

One of the things couples love doing together after getting engaged is their wedding registry. There’s just something about going around stores together with your soon-to-be-spouse with that scanner that’s just so exciting! While you might not get everything you’re tagging, it’s a blast to imagine that you might! But in the rush of scanning, there are some things that can be easily missed, or things that couples simply don’t think about registering for until years later. (This goes especially if you’re a young couple, or haven’t already been living together.) Here...

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May 24 2017

Bridesmaid Gifts That They Will Love!

Most brides love choosing gifts for their bridesmaids. It’s a fun way to thank the friends that have meant so much to you. Bridesmaid gifts tend to all be the same thing, and very often, they match—but they don’t have to. Another popular bridesmaid gift idea is to personalize the gift by customizing it with engraving or monogrammed initials....

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May 08 2017

White-Hot Wedding Photography Trends For 2017

When it comes to wedding photography, 2017 is embracing both nostalgic trends (the return of film) and cutting-edge modern trends (drones, drones, drones). The overall theme seems to be “romantic and exciting”—obviously two great things when you’re talking about a wedding! So what are the top trends this year, and which ones match the tone of your own wedding? Take a look at 2017’s favorites: Drone Shots Chances are, you have a few friends who are nuts about their drones and the footage it captures. (Or hey, maybe it’s even you!) With the...

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How To Plan Your Wedding Anniversary Party: Tips & Advice
Apr 21 2017

How To Plan Your Wedding Anniversary Party: Tips & Advice

Happy Anniversary! The love you share with your spouse is something truly special, having grown day after day since you were married all those years ago. That love is more than worthy of celebration, which is why you should definitely consider having an anniversary party. Anniversary parties are a great way to celebrate the connection you have with your spouse, but they can be pretty challenging to plan. This is especially true if you're celebrating a milestone anniversary like your 10th, 25th, or 50th. Thankfully, Platinum Banquet Hall is here to...

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How Many Guests Should You Invite To Your Wedding?
Apr 12 2017

How Many Guests Should You Invite To Your Wedding?

Your wedding day is cause for plenty of celebration, honoring the love you have for your spouse and allowing friends and family to share that love. But before your big day, you'll have to handle the wedding planning process, and the first step of wedding planning is deciding what type of wedding you should have. There's no right or wrong way to celebrate your wedding day, but deciding how many guests to invite and what type of wedding you want to have will help you decide every other detail of the...

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How To Accommodate Special Food Needs At Your Wedding Reception
Mar 31 2017

How To Accommodate Special Food Needs At Your Wedding Reception

Delicious catering is the centerpiece of any wedding reception. Your guests deserve and expect nothing but the best when it comes to reception hors d'oeuvres, entrees, and desserts, and you'll definitely want to exceed their expectations. But along the way, you should consider guest who might have special needs when it comes to food. Every wedding is bound to have a few guests with dietary restrictions. Whether they're vegetarian, gluten-intolerant, or have food allergies, you'll likely have a handful of guests with special catering needs. But how should you handle those situations?...

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Your Guide: How To Create A Delicious Signature Wedding Cockail
Mar 21 2017

Your Guide: How To Create Delicious Signature Wedding Cocktails

Congratulations! You're getting married, and finally ready to walk down the aisle with the love of your life. Everyone loves a great wedding ceremony, and the only way to follow up a great ceremony is with an excellent reception. You want friends, family, and loved ones to leave your wedding reception with lifelong memories, and a great way to help them have fun is by creating some signature wedding cocktails. Signature wedding cocktails have become a must-have in recent years, and for good reason.  Everyone knows that classy cocktails are guaranteed...

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6 Creative Engagement Party Ideas Your Guests Will Love
Mar 02 2017

6 Creative Engagement Party Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Congratulations! You've just gotten engaged, and are on your way to marrying the love of your life. Naturally, this momentous occasion calls for celebration, and what better way to get all your friends, family, and loved ones excited for upcoming wedding than with an engagement party? Engagement parties are a great way to celebrate the love you share with your future spouse, and you definitely don't want to have a boring party. Luckily, the team at Platinum Banquet Hall is here to help. We've hosted plenty of engagement celebrations and weddings,...

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