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  • The reception festivities begin with the first dance. It's tradition, and you've lulled over your favourite love songs with your partner, and begin dancing in the middle of a crowded room full of friends, family, caterers, photographers and amateur...

    Top 10 First Dance Songs From the 80s

    Top 10 First Dance Songs From the 80s

    by AnonymousJ LM0

  • Most wedding ceremonies are very traditional and feature the same Biblical readings and standard vows. While the old customs can be beautiful, for some couples, they simply are not original enough. Your wedding is one of the very few occasions in...

    Alternative Wedding Ceremony Vows and Readings

    Alternative Wedding Ceremony Vows and Readings

    by Seabastian4

  • Here are some great tips for saving money on your wedding day, so you don't have to start your married life in a massive amount of debt.

    How to Save Money on Your Wedding Day

    How to Save Money on Your Wedding Day

    by Claire Raymond2

  • Looking to jam out to new songs at your wedding? Here's my list of the best love songs that came out in 2017 to play at your wedding and reception.

    The Best Wedding Songs 2017

    The Best Wedding Songs 2017

    by Kierstin Gunsberg3

  • Part of the wedding planning process is finding gifts for your wedding party members! Sometimes it can be difficult figuring out what your bridesmaids would like best, so here are some ideas to help!

    Gift Ideas for Your Bridesmaids

    Gift Ideas for Your Bridesmaids

    by Lori Leigh0

  • Want a clever alternative to the old fashioned guest book at your wedding? Try a beautiful wishing tree where guests write their happy thoughts and well wishes and hang them on a tree.

    Ideas for Wedding Wish Trees Instead of Guest Books

    Ideas for Wedding Wish Trees Instead of Guest Books

    by DIYweddingplanner0

  • Bridal shower games serve many purposes, but most importantly, they help to break the ice and liven up the atmosphere.

    15 Super Fun Bridal Shower Games

    15 Super Fun Bridal Shower Games

    by rose-the planner2

  • Creating your own wedding program fans can save hundreds of dollars on your wedding day! Follow these easy step by step instructions to create your very own professional looking wedding fan programs.

    How to Create Your Own Wedding-Program Fans

    How to Create Your Own Wedding-Program Fans

    by Stephanie1

  • Best selection of mother and son wedding dance songs. Discover videos from a wide variety of artists spanning many years including the Beatles, Josh Groban, James Taylor and many more.

    The Best 18 Mother & Son Wedding Dance Songs

    The Best 18 Mother & Son Wedding Dance Songs

    by Tracy Lynn Conway3

  • Truthfully, linens are simply cloth items for wedding like napkins, tablecloths, table runners, chair ties, and even chair covers. Many of the more expensive wedding venues will provide you with ...

    How to Make Your Own Wedding Linens

    How to Make Your Own Wedding Linens

    by Victoria Van Ness7

  • One of the harder things to think about while wedding planning is ideas for gifts for your wedding party! Groomsman are sometimes harder to shop for than the bridesmaids.

    Gift Ideas for Your Groomsman

    Gift Ideas for Your Groomsman

    by Lori Leigh0

  • Sometimes it can be difficult to find the perfect traditional song for your wedding ceremony. We are all familiar with love songs that play on the radio, but many churches have strict rules about the type of music allowed during a ceremony. ...

    Top 10 Traditional Wedding Songs for Your Ceremony

    Top 10 Traditional Wedding Songs for Your Ceremony

    by Abigail Cherry5

  • It's a party before the big day so make it a memorable one. These interactive games will have you laughing and mixing it up in no time!

    Four Easy Bridal Shower Games

    Four Easy Bridal Shower Games

    by Cynthia Lyerly3

  • Wedding venues (locations) are curious places. Technically, a wedding venue is simply a place where you can host a wedding. Of course, when most people hear the words “wedding venue,”

    What Is a Wedding Venue?

    What Is a Wedding Venue?

    by Victoria Van Ness0

  • Cheap, unique wedding ideas for a bride with a budget. Gorgeous centerpieces, cute snacks, unique guest books ideas and more.

    Unique Wedding Ideas on a Budget

    Unique Wedding Ideas on a Budget

    by Kiley12

  • Getting married is one the most magical moments in our lives. Preparing for such a big event can be nerve-racking but if you have everything well lined up, then you have nothing to worry. You may begin planning your wedding on this basic wedding...

    A Simple Checklist for a Wedding Preparation

    A Simple Checklist for a Wedding Preparation

    by Lauden3

  • So, you want to get married but you don't really want to have a wedding? Here's ten reasons to skip the wedding and get married at the courthouse instead.

    Top 10 Reasons to Not Have a Wedding

    Top 10 Reasons to Not Have a Wedding

    by Kierstin Gunsberg2

  • The moon changes astrology signs every 2 1/2 days. You can look up the moon sign of your wedding date and pick a date with a sign that expresses what you want for your marriage. Those qualities will define your marriage to a certain degree.

    Weddings Planned by the Moon's Astrological Position

    Weddings Planned by the Moon's Astrological Position

    by Jean Bakula4

  • After 18 years of marriage we wanted to renew our wedding vows on a beach, but we didn't want to break the bank doing it. Here's our story of how we made a memory of a lifetime, but on a budget.

    Perform a Beach Wedding Vow Renewal on a Budget

    Perform a Beach Wedding Vow Renewal on a Budget

    by Pete11

  • Weddings can be stressful if you don't know the procedures and what to expect. Some useful tips on what to expect at a wedding reception.

    What Happens at a Wedding Reception?

    What Happens at a Wedding Reception?

    by Natasha Pelati0

  • Wedding vows do not to have to be sappy and boring. Since they are the most important words of your whole day, you might as well make them memorable! Advice on how to make your wedding vows hilarious!

    Writing Your Own Funny Wedding Vows

    Writing Your Own Funny Wedding Vows

    by Blurter of Indiscretions7

  • Take a peek at the list and videos of songs by The Beatles that I chose to use during my wedding ceremony. The ceremony was unique and fit my husband and I perfectly. The guests enjoyed it too!

    My Unique Wedding Ceremony Music - the Beatles

    My Unique Wedding Ceremony Music - the Beatles

    by Kristen11

  • Liven up your wedding reception with this fun trivia game. It gets the guests more involved, and adds a personal touch to your wedding.

    Wedding Reception Trivia Game

    Wedding Reception Trivia Game

    by Karen Hellier10

  • Looking for a fresh idea to propose? Here are 46 ideas to choose from or inspire you to create your own!

    46 Ideas on How to Propose

    46 Ideas on How to Propose

    by MaryD208

  • Princess Diana's iconic wedding bouquet was an enormous cascading style that had a very special selection of flowers. See all the pictures of the flowers with their descriptions and meanings here.

    Princess Diana's Wedding Bouquet

    Princess Diana's Wedding Bouquet

    by kkflowers0

  • Whether you've attended a traditional Greek wedding, heard a story or seen this strange custom in a Hollywood movie, you may have asked yourself - Why do Greeks break plates?

    Why Do Greeks Break Plates at Weddings?

    Why Do Greeks Break Plates at Weddings?

    by Susannah Birch2

  • We have all heard the expression “the luck of the Irish”. When a bride begins planning a wedding based on Irish customs, it is very true that much of what she does will be based on trying to bring good luck to the marriage and to shun bad luck...

    Irish Wedding Customs, Superstitions, and Lucky Traditions

    Irish Wedding Customs, Superstitions, and Lucky Traditions

    by Seabastian9

  • No matter if your big day takes place on the mountain top, on a sandy beach or in your own backyard, there’s something specially romantic and beautiful about outdoor weddings.

    Managing an Outdoor Wedding: Tips and Tricks

    Managing an Outdoor Wedding: Tips and Tricks

    by Mirjan Stojanovic0

  • If you find yourself struggling to find just the right sentiment to write in a wedding card, here are 60 original ideas to make it easier for you!

    Words to Write Inside a Wedding Card

    Words to Write Inside a Wedding Card

    by Barbara Tremblay Cipak13

  • There are dozens of traditions associated with Scottish weddings. Some are still carried out today while others are no longer practised. This hub looks at some of these wedding customs.

    Scottish Wedding Traditions

    Scottish Wedding Traditions

    by alliemacb9

  • Create a one-of-a-kind wedding invitation that's as special as the big day and as unique as the happy couple. Using Microsoft Publisher and scrapbook paper, you too can have gorgeous invites that double as customized keepsakes.

    How to Create Your Own Unique Wedding Invitations

    How to Create Your Own Unique Wedding Invitations

    by Heather Rode4

  • Beautiful doilies are the newest trend in wedding décor, being used for everything from table runners to pew markers. Take a look at some of the beautiful ways they can be used.

    How to Decorate Your Vintage Wedding With Doilies

    How to Decorate Your Vintage Wedding With Doilies

    by DIYweddingplanner13

  • Armenian wedding traditions and customs based upon Western Armenian cultural history or Armenians of the diaspora and their descendants. Church, dress, food, and reception customs in Armenian culture.

    Armenian Wedding Traditions and Customs

    Armenian Wedding Traditions and Customs

    by Pop Culture World0

  • Aisle décor is a way to not only beautify your wedding ceremony venue but to draw the eye down the aisle to the main attractions, you and your groom! Learn tons of beautiful and inexpensive ways to decorate your aisles.

    Stylish Wedding Aisle Décor Ideas

    Stylish Wedding Aisle Décor Ideas

    by DIYweddingplanner4

  • Learn how to arrange a successful wedding ceremony and know what to say and do during such an event. Here is a wedding ceremony script for first-time officiants.

    A Sample Wedding Ceremony Script

    A Sample Wedding Ceremony Script

    by Biku Barat0

  • Looking for unique ideas for your wedding party entrance to add some excitement and fun? Here are five great ideas you can try!

    5 Unique Wedding Entrance Ideas

    5 Unique Wedding Entrance Ideas

    by flim2

  • Mske your own wedding-cake card box to have a safe and beautiful place to store all the cards you'll get at your reception. Don't spend tons of money on a card box. DIY it and make your own!

    How To Make A Wedding-Cake Card Box

    How To Make A Wedding-Cake Card Box

    by DIYweddingplanner5

  • Planning a unique wedding can be a challenge in today's world, as there are so many customs you can use on your big day. This article will help you to create your Scottish wedding.

    Ideas for How to Plan a Scottish-Themed Wedding

    Ideas for How to Plan a Scottish-Themed Wedding

    by Aimee13

  • In the Roman Catholic faith, a wedding is about much more than marrying two people; it is a celebration of their love for God and each other. The engagement period is not only for nailing down the details of a beautiful wedding, but also for...

    Planning a Catholic Wedding

    Planning a Catholic Wedding

    by Seabastian8

  • Traditional Igbo wedding designs and ceremonial outfits are modern classy, creative, and beautiful—from the bride and groom to the beautifully attired guests.

    The Traditional Igbo Wedding Outfit

    The Traditional Igbo Wedding Outfit

    by femi7

  • What?! Make you own dress? This is a joke isn't it? Nope! It may sound difficult, but it's really not as difficult as it sounds. Time consuming, yes, but difficult, no.

    How to Make Your Own Wedding Dress

    How to Make Your Own Wedding Dress

    by Victoria Van Ness6

  • If you are planning a wedding, you should plan on something going wrong--it always does. Fortunately, you can buy wedding insurance to help protect you financially if something unexpected happens.

    What Is Wedding Insurance, and Do You Need It?

    What Is Wedding Insurance, and Do You Need It?

    by Sadie Holloway1

  • Thinking of using your Irish heritage in your wedding ceremony? Here are some great ideas for bringng Irish symbolism and customs into your wedding to make it unique and special and honor your Irish roots!

    Irish-Themed Wedding Ideas and Decorations

    Irish-Themed Wedding Ideas and Decorations

    by DIYweddingplanner6

  • Your wedding reception is going to be beautiful. You've got your centerpieces, your decorations, a 32-layer cake with a different flavor for each layer...The only problem? Your banquet hall's got some tickity-tackity chairs. I don't know why...

    How to Fix Ugly Wedding Chairs Without Going Over Budget

    How to Fix Ugly Wedding Chairs Without Going Over Budget

    by CuppaJo0

  • So, you've been asked the honor of standing in your friend's wedding as a bridesmaid and you don't want to mess up. Good for you! Follow these tips to be the best bridesmaid ever.

    What Does a Bridesmaid Even Do?

    What Does a Bridesmaid Even Do?

    by Kierstin Gunsberg0

  • When you think of weddings, topics like wedding cakes, wedding dresses, engagement rings, and the like come up. I know I think white organza, lace, beautiful flowers, tuxedos, and a couple desperately

    Top Ten Wedding Faux Pas by the Bride and Groom

    Top Ten Wedding Faux Pas by the Bride and Groom

    by Victoria Van Ness2

  • Weddings in Nigeria are celebrated in style whether it's the traditional or white (church) wedding. Here are images and details of a wedding incorporating both the Ibo and Yoruba tradition.

    A Nigerian Traditional Wedding - Yoruba & Ibo Style

    A Nigerian Traditional Wedding - Yoruba & Ibo Style

    by Comfort Babatola19

  • The purpose of the Nuptial Mass program is to provide information so all guests can actively participate in the celebration through song and prayer.

    Sample Catholic Wedding Program

    Sample Catholic Wedding Program

    by LauraGSpeaks0

  • These songs have proven themselves as the absolute best all time wedding songs for every aspect of a wedding. If you are looking for wedding music ideas, you've come to the right place!

    75 Best Wedding Songs of All Time

    75 Best Wedding Songs of All Time

    by Kate Daily0

  • All brides want a beautiful wedding. But is founding your wedding on debt really what you both need? Read on to find out how to still have your dream wedding without breaking the bank.

    How to Have a Free Wedding

    How to Have a Free Wedding

    by ChrisLingCheng37

  • What is your dream wedding? Is it a beach wedding, fairy tale-like , church or underwater? Whatever theme you choose, finding the perfect destination is the key to make your dream wedding come true.

    Top 10 Best Destination Wedding Locations

    Top 10 Best Destination Wedding Locations

    by Jennifer Gonzales0

  • Looking for some fun (and free) bridal shower games? Then you've come to the right place! Check out these games and add them to your next bridal shower.

    Free Bridal Shower Game Ideas

    Free Bridal Shower Game Ideas

    by Sarah Carlsley1

  • 5 things you should do before you come to your first wedding dance lesson in order to be as prepared as possible and make the most of your lesson time with your instructor, so you can dance great!

    What to Do Before Your First Wedding Dance Lesson

    What to Do Before Your First Wedding Dance Lesson

    by Anya Brodech0

  • Now that you are engaged, you get to start planning you special day. But where should you start?

    I'm Engaged... Now What?

    I'm Engaged... Now What?

    by Ask Ashli3

  • Discover a selection of the best father and daughter wedding dance songs including some classics along with some more recent choices with videos by Bruce Springsteen, Sinatra, Adele and more...

    The Best 18 Father and Daughter Wedding Dance Songs

    The Best 18 Father and Daughter Wedding Dance Songs

    by Tracy Lynn Conway2

  • Planning your intimate, low-key wedding while being fiscally responsible can be a delicate balance. Here's a candid peek and unique perspective of what to expect, what you need, and what you don't need from a happily married bride who recently paid off her college loans. It can be done!

    It Can Be Done: Tips for a Fabulously Frugal Wedding

    It Can Be Done: Tips for a Fabulously Frugal Wedding

    by Lauren Sutton2

  • Christian weddings in South India blend Indian and Western customs to create beautiful and meaningful events for everyone. Learn about the traditions and clothing most common at these ceremonies.

    Christian Weddings of South India

    Christian Weddings of South India

    by Laila Rajaratnam44

  • Here's a look at the Cookie Table, a delicious Pittsburgh wedding tradition. You are in for a treat when you find out a little Cookie Table history and how easy it is to set up. Think about a Pittsburgh Wedding Cookie Table for your wedding.

    The Cookie Table: A Pittsburgh Wedding Tradition

    The Cookie Table: A Pittsburgh Wedding Tradition

    by Claudia Mitchell70

  • A keepsake memory box is a lovely idea to remember your wedding by. Items leading up to the big day and keepsakes from the day itself are nice to keep. Make a special box and put in special things to look back on in years to come.

    How to Make Your Own Wedding Keepsake Box

    How to Make Your Own Wedding Keepsake Box

    by Emma Kisby6

  • How do you choose the right veil for your wedding dress? Learn about the many types of veils, from blushers to mantillas, and which will look best to create the wedding look of your dreams!

    How to Pick a Veil for Your Wedding Dress

    How to Pick a Veil for Your Wedding Dress

    by DIYweddingplanner8

  • Do it yourself wedding projects are more popular than ever these days. Whether the bride is trying to work within a tight budget or simply wants to put her personal stamp on her reception, many are opting to craft their own wedding centerpieces. Not...

    How to Create Professional Looking DIY Wedding Centerpieces

    How to Create Professional Looking DIY Wedding Centerpieces

    by Seabastian10

  • Have you been looking for the perfect way to express your feelings during your wedding ceremony? Besides your vows, music is the best way to say what is in your heart during that special moment, and finding just the right song can make all of the...

    Top 10 Contemporary Wedding Songs for Your Ceremony

    Top 10 Contemporary Wedding Songs for Your Ceremony

    by Abigail Cherry6

  • Planning the perfect wedding is something that every bride (and even some grooms) dream about. How long does it REALLY take to get everything organized? 3 months? 5 years? Let's break it down.

    How Long Does It Take to Plan a Wedding?

    How Long Does It Take to Plan a Wedding?

    by Amanda Pettengill1

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