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Wedding Planning Advice

Working with a DJ
Photo by Flashbox Photography Using a DJ for your reception?  Excellent choice!  DJs offer you a level of flexibility that is unmatched by bands, plus a great emcee for the evening.  Here are some key ideas to consider when you're hiring a DJ or working with one to create a plan...
Alternative Ceremony Selections
Photo courtesy of Bella Bee Photography News flash - not everyone out there is a big fan of Pachelbel (gasp!). And you know what? It's totally fine if classical music is not what you see for your ceremony! The ceremony is truly the part of the big day that should best reflect...
Traditional Ceremony Selections
If you'd like your ceremony to have a timeless, traditional feel, there are several musical pieces that will help you set the tone!  For the most part, this means classical music (no words) or hymns (can be sung or played without vocal accompaniment). Some of the selections we hear fairly...
Selecting Your Ceremony Music
While the ceremony is the most important piece of your wedding day, often times the music that accompanies your ceremony is overlooked and decided on last minute. Think of the music for your ceremony as the soundtrack to these amazing moments. Shouldn't it be special?  Of course, you may be...
Setting the Scene: Rentals
Sometimes, the venue you've chosen just doesn't have everything you need. Rental items can make a dramatic difference in the feel of the room, whether you're focusing on large items like lounge furniture or small items like centerpiece elements. And the great thing about rentals? They can be delivered and...
Setting the Scene: Lighting
Lighting is one of the under-appreciated aspects of event design.  It's a subtle way to change the feel of your room and can even hide bits and pieces that you don't like very much.  Let's look at a few commonly used lighting elements for weddings, as well as the logistics of...