Monthly Archives: November 2016

5 Rules for Choosing Your Bridesmaids and Groomsmen You Should Follow

By |November 22nd, 2016|

While the two of you are the most important people at a wedding, half the fun is being able to celebrate and anticipate your big day with your closest friends by your side serving as bridesmaids and groomsmen. While you might think you can just grab your friends, assign them a bridal title, and call […]

Your Family & Your Budget: How to Handle Both When They’re at Odds

By |November 20th, 2016|

You love your family, but sometimes they get in the way. Namely, when it comes to your wedding budget. Whether your parents are paying but your in-laws want to invite every neighbor, friend, former co-worker under the sun, you need to ask your future in-laws for help, or you have to cut your guest list […]

Brides and Grooms Ask, Should You Host an After Party? Here’s How to Decide

By |November 17th, 2016|

There are no rules, wedding planning professionals agrees, when it comes to an after party — including whether you should host one. It’s just a matter of deciding if you want one in the first place. And luckily, we’ve gathered the pros to break down your decision-making process.

First, “know your crowd,” says Betsy Krug, event […]

Wondering How Late Should You Stay at Your Wedding?

By |November 15th, 2016|

Being the bride at the end of a wedding means somehow balancing a desire to keep the party pumping with wanting to collapse from an extreme level of exhaustion. Fret not: You don’t have to be the last person standing. Our experts guide you into finding an appropriate time to say goodnight.

All of a […]

Here is How to Have a Successful Seated Dinner Without a Seating Chart

By |November 9th, 2016|


Seating charts: they’re arguably one of the most annoying parts of planning a wedding, not to mention super stressful when you have a bunch of guests who would simply throw a fit if you sat them anywhere near each other. Then again, there are always those guests that complain about not getting seated next […]

Age Old Question Should We Seat Relatives Our Age with Family or with Friends?

By |November 8th, 2016|

The wedding reception seating chart is an oft-dreaded task that makes brides and grooms cringe. Even with the most fool-proof approaches, high-tech programs, and tried-and-true advice, there’s still an emotional aspect to the process that adds an extra dose of stress, no matter how prepared you are. But thankfully, some questions are easier to answer […]

Answer to the Question, Does Our Wedding Party Have to Sit Together at the Reception?

By |November 4th, 2016|

Figuring out where each of your guests will sit brings up a lot of questions — and a lot of politics. From aunts who haven’t spoken in years to divorced parents to that high school friend who doesn’t really know anyone, picking a seat for each guest can be stressful! And while at this […]

Here are 5 Popular Wedding Trends That Aren’t Going Anywhere

By |November 3rd, 2016|

There are some wedding trends that fade without a second thought, while others make their mark on the bridal world for a good long while. But how do you make these everlasting trends feel fresh, unique and personalized even when they’ve popped up in countless weddings? Enter Mindy Weiss, the Wedding Paper Divas Style Partner […]