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Wedding Invitations – The Basics

Wedding Invitations – The Basics

You’ve probably received a wedding invitation card at some point. They often come in different shapes, sizes, fonts and colors but the message is basically the same; WE’RE GETTING MARRIED!!! The essentials of a Wedding Invitation A wedding invitation is simply a card that informs your friends, family, workmates e.t.c. that you and your partner are intending to tie the knot, and all the details that pertain to the ceremony. The wedding invitation card should at the minimum contain the following information: The Bride’s Name The Groom’s name Your wedding message & announcement of intention… Continue reading →

 The Wedding Budget Commandments

 The Wedding Budget Commandments

Weddings are very magical; they have this way of making one loose touch with reality until your wedding planner or wedding committee hits you square with your wedding budget. The Wedding budget is that paper with three bold columns with titles that read Wedding topic, wedding Budget Estimate and Wedding Budget Actual Cost. This piece of paper is essentially critical as a wedding planning tool it makes sure that you and your partner are constantly in tune with your finances. Of course it would be every bride and grooms “wish ” and “dream” that they… Continue reading →

Wedding Reception Alternatives

Wedding Reception Alternatives

Kenyan wedding receptions have largely revolved around the theme of a lunch time reception. Many times I have been invited for a wedding and the Kenyan in me automatically skipped the exchange of the couple’s vows in church, and made it just in time to catch the reception food queue. I am most likely speaking on behalf of quite a number of you. Lunchtime receptions are usually scheduled to begin at two o’clock but they often begin at three and yes, there are instances when they start at five and they end between four and… Continue reading →

Bridesmaids Dressed To Kill [Part 2]

Bridesmaids Dressed To Kill [Part 2]

Bridesmaids Booty Previously in this article we had looked had looked at the basics of designing choosing your bridesmaids attire, but in this article we will delve into the deeper details of getting your bridesmaids to look divinely delicious. Women come in all shapes and sizes so you can bet your bridal party will be an interesting mix! it is often advisable for the bride, to choose a color palette from which the bridesmaids will choose their color outfits, and to decide on the length of their outfits.

Selecting your wedding cake

Selecting your wedding cake

Where to start? The cake is the centre piece of the wedding reception and with all the shapes, sizes, flavors and patterns around this can be indeed a confusing experience for any bride or groom. Choosing the wedding cake is a process that should involve the couple, wedding planner and close family and friends involved in planning your wedding. You could start with the following ideas. Baker Visit your local wedding cake shops and meet up with the different bakers and pastry chefs. You want someone who is open to your ideas and capable of… Continue reading →

Parent Proofing your wedding

Parent Proofing your wedding

Weddings are a family affair! Two families become one because of their children’s union. This is what makes marriage special.  Most parents look forward to seeing their children walk down the aisle. It fills your parents with pride to see their children tie the knot. As a couple you will appreciate the support that your family gives you, especially in the wedding planning and coordination process. Your family will be there seeing you transition from daughter to wife, from son to husband. Therefore it is essential that you consider their role in your wedding planning… Continue reading →

Getting the perfect wedding gown

Getting the perfect wedding gown

What are the three things that all the wedding guests often look forward to at a wedding? The wedding cake, the wedding setup and your wedding gown. Not necessarily in that order. So how do you get the perfect wedding dress, that will leave your groom in awe, and your wedding guests delightfully surprised  as you walk down the aisle? The secret lies in finding the wedding gown that will flatter your body silhouette. It’s all about your body. Find out our secrets that will help you dress your body right. The Hour glass body… Continue reading →

Wedding Bands

Wedding Bands

The Wedding Band is a sure sign that clearly states to the world that you are married. It is the one item that will make you nostalgic and take you back to that moment when you said those two precious words “I do”. You want this moment to be precious and memorable when you gaze at the rock on your left finger, to be blissful not one of utmost regret because your ring was the wrong color or wrong size! So what are the key things that you should keep into account when you are… Continue reading →

Bridesmaids Dressed To Kill

Bridesmaids Dressed To Kill

Many brides tend to forget that how the bridesmaids dressed is of key importance! Your bridesmaids will be in your wedding photographs and so it is critical that you pay attention to what they wear. To avoid this follow the following tips to the latter and you will not be disappointed!

Wedding Themes

Wedding Themes

Often when a couple begins planning their wedding, they start by choosing where the venue will be, the design of the wedding gown, the main color or colors that will stand out at the ceremony and reception, what type of flowers will be used and a host of other decisions. What many couples do not realize is that they are essentially working around a certain theme for their wedding. What is a wedding theme? A theme is a distinct and unifying idea that is recurring through various aspects of the wedding such as those mentioned… Continue reading →

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