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My son will be getting married in early May 2014. He lives on the coast of South Carolina and wants to have a BBQ meal. What type of decorations would be appropriate for a rustic marina type facility right on the water that would be informal yet still present that "wow" factor....
This guide contains Asian themed wedding ideas. Many couples choose a special theme to be incorporated into the wedding decorations, cake, and food.
I want to put a real fish in a bowl with a floating candle. Would it be OK?
How do you make the bride decorations out of a trash can and mop? There is no information on this.
We are having a very small intimate beach wedding in the late winter on the shore at the Gulf of Mexico. We are planning the wedding to be at about 9pm under a full moon.
My husband and I have been married 10 years and it is also his 50th birthday. We would like to renew our vows and have a burgundy theme...
Instead of making up rice bags with the netting and tying a ribbon around it I thought maybe we could fill coin envelopes with rice.I plan to put some kind of a decorative sticker on the outside with the bride and groom's name and date or something like that.
What color shoes should I wear, as mother of the bride, with a taupe dress with silver sequins? What color hosiery should I wear?
I received an incomplete guest list for an bachelorette party. Not everyone had phone and address, and some are simply "Find on Facebook". I miraculously tracked down these girls with phone calls, messages, printed invites (after personally tracking down their addresses), and even sent text messages.
How much would I spend on food and drinks for a wedding, with a guest list of 200?
My husband and I will have been married for 5 years October 2013. Due to things that were happening in our life we had no wedding. We signed papers with his brother and were married.
I live in Webster Massachusetts. I can't find a coffee machine rental for a wedding. What other options are available? Any ideas for serving coffee?
I asked about this about a week ago, but still could really use some help. I am catering a wedding for 200 and will be serving the following: chicken tenders, little smokies, ham and pimento cheese tortilla pinwheels, turkey cream cheese tortilla pinwheels, smooth chicken salad tortilla pinwheels.....
Where can we browse latest Indian wedding invitations? Is allweddingcards.com best place for this?
I recently attended the wedding rehearsal dinner of my niece that was so wonderful. They had put up a big-screen TV and played a musical show made with pictures of the couple's dating days.
How wide should a runner be for a 60 inch round table?
My son is getting married and we are having a couples wedding shower for them. We live on a lake and I'd like a theme to go along with this and ideas for food, games, etc. Thanks.
I have a question. Why do you keep your wedding dress? What is the purpose? because we are supposed to? I have mine, will never wear it again and I know no one else will. Why do I have it? Why do you still have yours? Thanks>
I am having an outside wedding and there isn't anywhere to keep food hot or cold. The wedding is in April, however we till have coolers to keep things cold if needed. My problem is I can't figure out easy appetizers that would be safe to have.
We are holding a wedding in our backyard in June in N. California. We would like to create a tent like effect with gauze like fabric. Has anyone ever tried cheesecloth for a gauze like curtain treatment for something like this. If so, how did it work?
My partner and I are planning to get married in October. We are having a small wedding. Our guest list is 35-45 people. We are looking for a nice and inexpensive place to hold our reception.
I am trying to put together an hor d'oeuvres only menu for an evening wedding reception (in the fall) of approx. 50-55 guests. I know I have to make heavy hor d'oeures for everyone not to be hungry.
My wedding colors are yellow and pink and the walls of the venue are blue and white. How can I cover that on a tight budget? Help!
When the toast is made to the bride and groom we will have wine glasses for the bridal party. What do we do about the other people at the reception? Is it OK to just use a regular cup?
I would like some ideas for planning a wedding with the theme, soul food. Please provide thrifty ideas. Thank you.
I was invited to the son's wedding of a guy I have played golf with on and off over many years. Long story short, I was not able to attend and I would like to send a card with cash. The question is how much?
This guide contains wedding shower gift ideas. Finding the right gift for the couple can be a challenge.
I would like to know how to make your own wedding invitations out of colored envelopes, with little to no cost?
I'm getting married in 8 weeks and my reception is at the VFW. That's all I can afford. I have 3 kids, plus my sisters 3 kids, plus another teenager so we're poor! lol I need something way inexpensive to cover the wall with the flags on them.
My hubby and I are planning to have a spiritual 23rd wedding renewal at the beach, very simple. Any ideas? I have a spiritual friend who will do the ceremony.
We haven't set a date yet, but we want to get married in 2014 after June, we both will have our bachelors in June and want to have our wedding afterwards. What month is it cheaper to get married in?
My niece had a wedding for 200 people last fall, with an open bar. My sister started buying the liquor a bottle or 2 per week until the big day came a year later. It hurt a lot less that way financially.
If you have a pond, use Japanese floating candles. They are pretty lit up with the glowing light through the shade.
My sister is marrying for the 1st time at age 53. She has been living on her own for years, as has her fiance who was married previously. How do you plan a shower for this and what do I suggest for gift giving. She doesn't know either.
I am in charge of cheese, meat, crackers and olive and pickle trays for a bridal shower with 70 guests. Any ideas on amounts I will need?
I am getting married March 15, 2013 and I am looking for a cheap reception hall located fairly close to Northern Parkway and Loch Raven, in Baltimore. The number of guests ranges from 120-150, but I am trying to stay under $5,000 for everything. I am in desperate need of suggestions!
I am in need of clear vases, cylinder shape of all different sizes. I need about 50 of them. If you have them, or know someone or a website. Please let me know!
I am looking for cheap wedding sites in Baltimore, Maryland. I am planning my wedding for April of next year (2013). I need to know of cheap wedding/receptions sites to hold my wedding.
My daughter's wedding will be March of 2013. She has chosen precious metals as her color scheme: bronze, gold, and pewter and wants cream calla lilies. We would like candles and flowers at the reception tables. What type and color flowers would you recommend?
Where can I find a affordable location for a bridal shower in the Baltimore, Maryland metro area?
My best friend is getting married and I want to make her something special. I want to make something for her from a piece of my veil. It has lace and bead work on it. I have thought of a hanky, but can't figure out how to do it. Any gift suggestions or ideas on the hanky?
I am getting married in June. I would like to make pinwheel lollipops as my favors, but I'm not sure how much one 12oz. pack makes.
We are planning to tie the knot this November 2012. We have the food covered, the dress covered, the grooms attire, and things of that nature are set. We are struggling to find a place.
Any ideas for an inexpensive, yet classy peacock wedding? Particularly centerpieces? TIA
I am planning a peacock themed wedding on a teacher's budget. Can you guys offer any tips for cheaper decor with feathers and flowers in the variety of colors that peacocks have? Specifically, do you know of places with cheap candles and cheap flowers? Thanks!
I am trying to decide on color combinations for my May 2013 wedding. I'm going for a classic, elegant feel to the whole affair, but would like to incorporate a spring color that would add a bit of pop. I would appreciate any suggestions.
I'm getting married July 21, 2012 and looking for decorations for a church wedding. My colors are turquoise and chocolate. My accent color is white. Can you help me?
What is a nice way to deposit them at a backyard wedding? I am thinking coffee cans, but what to write on them?
Is there away you can make a three flower bridal bouquet, using silk roses?
I am getting married again and I would like to give my sons (of previous marriage ages 18 and 20) a gift from me as a gesture that even though I'm marrying again, they are still a main part of my life.
If I was going to make an emergency kit for a bride, I would probably put it in a pretty little purse or small gift box with a handle for easy portability, so that she could put it in the dressing area and it would be unobtrusive.