May 2012 has gone bye bye. We hope is was enjoyable for everyone! As we do every month, here’s a list of our posts in May 2012. For real-time posts, please visit us on Facebook or Twitter.
Travel Picks: Top 10 wedding anniversary spots -http://reut.rs/K3k6El
Money saving tip – Have your wedding on a Sunday, have your wedding day in a less popular month, have it during the day: no bar bill.
Today Video: Elderly couple offers adorable wedding advice to grandson - http://on-msn.com/JSK6kT
Video: 3 Pretty ‘Dos To DIY For Wedding Season -http://bit.ly/Iv85DE
Happily Ever Engaged – What altar? These days, more couples are finding long-term bliss in the prenuptial zone.http://bit.ly/JF7Yai
Want to save money on floral arrangements? Skip traditional vases for items around the house: teapots, pitchers, bowls, jars, etc.
2012 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, October 06, 2012..more info to come. Last year we had 11 on Team WeddingMuseum.com, and this year we’re growing!
3 Wedding Planning Rules You Can Break – It’s true, there are a lot of traditions when it comes to weddings, but things have changed too. http://bit.ly/KeW0Tv
Toasting with champaign? What kind do you like? Extra dry, semi-sweet, moderately sweet or sparkling grape juice? Test before the big day.
Article – Travel Picks: Top 10 wedding anniversary spots - http://reut.rs/K3k6El
Money saving tip – Do your family or friends have a special talent for a discount? Calligrapher, DJ, photographer, officiant, baker, etc.
Article – How to Avoid Pinterest Wedding Angst -http://on.mash.to/IHtn3Z
Jake Owen Marries Lacey Buchanan in Sunrise Ceremony with picture - http://bit.ly/JZrZWx
Have you or will you get creative with your wedding engagement pic? Check this unique picture out -http://bit.ly/JeTnki
Perfect wedding/anniversary idea: put love letters in a box with a bottle of wine the day before your wedding. Seal it and store it away. Open the box and share the letter and wine on your 1st anniversary.
A GREAT idea to save on flowers at a wedding is to select a single flower throughout the wedding and reception so florist can buy in bulk.
Looking for a unique processional song? Check out Patty Griffin’s Heavenly Day. http://amzn.to/Ia6S5y
Awkwardly Ever After: 23 Wedding Photos Gone Terribly Weird and Wrong - http://bit.ly/IYeie3
A less expensive floral arrangement: bigger blossoms (hydrangeas, peonies) and more filler (eucalyptus).
‘Deadliest Catch’ wedding: Johnathan Hillstrand tweets pics of Jake Anderson and Jenna Patterson’s nuptials -http://bit.ly/K9Mi1Q
Desert table? Shaved ice, shot glass cheesecakes, s’mores, doughnuts, cake pops, bunt cakes, truffles, cookies, whoopie pies, bite-size pies.
Article: The Only Wedding Advice You Really Need -http://bit.ly/LNrNf7
Want to have a specialty drink for your wedding reception. Check out the recipe’s by Pearl’s Wedding Cake Vodka http://bit.ly/ImtHPB
Helped 3 Square today putting together food backpacks for kids. http://bit.ly/JilHjn Be sure to help in your own communities.
Article – The Gentleman’s Guide to Wedding Etiquette -http://bit.ly/KOFiLQ
Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Mercedes McNab Is Married with pictures - http://bit.ly/IXRtCD
Article: Wedding Emergency Kit – A wedding day is hectic enough without any emergencies, but a bride can be prepared. - http://bit.ly/La742h
Money saving tip – Save cash and time buy purchasing wedding favors, tableware and decorations at local garage sales. Very green too!
Why ask why? Why do many of today’s brides hate to have the dollar dance as it is like asking for money when they have a gift registry? The money dance gives bridal couples a chance to spend a special moment of time with many of their guests on their wedding day.
Tip: Buy a sheet of plywood, cover with favorite wallpaper print, create custom cards, have guests write well wishes on the cards, pin the cards to the board.
Grooms are known to get their own cake at the wedding reception. How about the bride gets her own cake at the rehearsal dinner?
Having a wedding theme? Western, winter wonderland, spooktacular, masquerade, butterflies? What are your ideas for a wedding theme?
Don’t be surprised by this fee – Some wedding dress designers charge 5-30% more for sizes larger than 14 for material.
What is voted the most important aspect to a wedding reception? The Food. #2 is dancing. What is your most important – photography?
What to bring to a wedding dress fitting? Camera, bra, underwear, shoes, sample pics of favorite dresses, shape wear, and Mom with MOH
Still considering a place for your wedding? The most personal places to conduct a wedding ceremony – Museum, beach, outdoor tent, garden, winery, barn, historic house, etc.
Can you name the most popular wedding flowers? Roses, hydrangeas, calla lilies, and peonies.
Need lighting during the wedding reception? Consider colored upligthting, lanterns, candle light, twinkle lights and sunrise/sunset.
Invitation cost cutting – Select partially recycled domestic paper, put ceremony and reception info on 1 card, add url to RSVP on website.
Dedicated baseball fans get married in a MLB ballpark – http://atmlb.com/L1sxzD
Hint – Don’t obsess over wedding dress sizes. Manufacturers still use 1940′s scales – which are up to 2 sizes larger than today!
Selecting wedding colors – think bright & cheery in warmer months and rich, dark hues for colder months. Pair with color that fits otherwise.
Article – 14 Celebrity Wedding Cakes We Love -http://bit.ly/Jwb8tA