DIY PROJECTS Reception

DIY Cornhole Boards Tutorial

If you and your partner aren’t big dancers, you may not want to focus your reception around a dance floor. How else will your guests be entertained? Lawn games are a great alternative to dancing. Don’t get me wrong, we’ll still have music and dancing, but I like to have options 🙂

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Affordable DIY Up-Lighting

During a recent bridal event at our reception hall my fiancé and I loved the up-lighting set up inside of the venue.  We hadn’t planned on including up-lighting as part of our décor, and I was under the impression that it was incredibly difficult to set up and hundreds of dollars, if

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Choosing A Budget-Friendly Wedding Menu

  Q&A with Nisa Burns Bride-to-be, chef and author of Kitchenability 101 kitchenability.com What are some ways that couples can infuse their personal tastes into their wedding menu in a unique way? Some ways to infuse your own personal taste in a wedding menu are incorporating your favorite foods, knowing your risk

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Cake or Cupcake Drama

Desert is one area where my fiance and I have done some serious compromising. For starters, I wanted cupcakes. They’re fun, you can get them in a variety of flavors, colors, and there is less to clean up at the end of the event (not that I would be doing the clean

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Tasty Decisions

Our wedding is going to be at 11 am on a Saturday morning. I hope all our guests can enjoy a warm and lazy summer Saturday while witnessing and celebrating with us. To that end, I didn’t want a fussy, sit down meal for our reception. My goal was a light and

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DIY PROJECTS Reception

Let Me Entertain You, Kid-Style

Ah yes, one of the big questions. What about kids at the wedding? I know people who are all over the map on this one. Some would not dream of a wedding reception without their cousin’s sweet little tyke sitting in the pews; others can only envision that same tyke running around

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Milk Bar – A fun non-alcoholic option

My favorite gentleman and I met when were 11 years old, and started out as friends. Early in our planning we decided to have some nods to friendship and childhood present at our wedding; our cake has in bold capital letters “FIRST COMES FRIENDSHIP” and our “guestbook” is an 11×17 sheet of paper with

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