Homemade Message-in-a-Bottle Invitations for a Beach-Themed Wedding

The timeless notion of finding a message in a bottle is not only romantic, but can be a wonderful, unique way to invite guests to your beach-themed wedding. Message-in-a-bottle invitations are easy to make and create a big impact on guests. Imagine their surprise when the invitation for your wedding shows up and it is a beautiful bottle with a parchment paper invitation inside! Although postage will be higher for this type of invitation than for traditional invitations, you can’t…

How to Plan a Formal Wedding Anniversary Party

A formal wedding anniversary party can be a very nice event. There are many things you will want to take into account when planning such as party. The following are some tips for developing such a meaningful celebration. First you will need to pick a venue. Because you want it to be formal, you should get a place that caters to that or can be made to look formal if you are just renting a hall. There are many elegant…

20 Fun Ideas for Outdoor Wedding Locations

There are no rules that dictate that you have to get married in the traditional place of worship. While some ministers and clergy may not want to participate in a ceremony that takes place outside of the church, you should have no problem finding many that are willing to perform your ceremony where you want it. Unless you choose a very unusual location such as on top of a mountain or under water, your choices for clergy will be many…

Choosing Between an Indoor or Outdoor Wedding

One of the biggest issues to get out of the way quickly is whether you want an indoor wedding or an outdoor wedding. This one choice will have an effect on the selection of the bride’s dress, the bridesmaid dresses, the shoes, the selection of the wedding date and so much more. Most brides are not thrilled of the idea of a huge 10′ train on a dress when getting married outside, so you can see how inside or outside…

Men: What to Do After the Proposal

It is one of the most important days in any man’s life. You’ve popped the question, set the date and called all your family and friends. Congratulations. You’re getting married. Right about now your beautiful bride-to-be is sitting at the kitchen table in front of a three-foot stack of bridal magazines. She’s had her bridal gown picked out since she was seven. You almost know the wedding planner better than you know your own mother. They have already composed the…