You shouldn’t expect guests to travel more than 30 minutes from the ceremony to the reception. Don’t allow more than an hour between the end of the ceremony and the beginning of the reception. If you’re concerned about having enough time for pictures with the bridal party we recommend to plan a cocktail hour with […]
Be sure sufficient overnight accommodations are available near the reception site. Give few options of varying rates so your guests can pick the place that matches their budget. To ensure all guests have a place to stay, reserve a block of rooms at two or three night in the block. For a wedding of 150-200 […]
Informal weddings take place in a informal setting such a chapel, rectory, courthouse, home or garden. Typically the guest list is fewer than 75 and have an informal buffet. The food can be catered or prepared by friends and family. invitations can be handwritten or telephoned if the guests are fewer that 50.
Semi-formal weddings can be held about anywhere, including hotels, synagogue, church, country club, garden, large home or at the beach. The number of guests are between 75-200, and either a sit down dinner or a catered buffet is often served. engraved invitations are sent with formal responses expected
Formal weddings are typically performed in a church or synagogue, usually in the evenings, the wedding party is large and the guests number more than 200. it also includes a formal reception with a sit-down meal and often live entertainment, Engraved invitations are sent with formal responses expected.
Below is a listing of who traditionally pays for the wedding expenses. Each situation is different and times are changing, so this is just a guide. What does the Bride pay for? Groom’s wedding ring Groom’s wedding gift Bridal attendant gifts Wedding dress and accessories Alterations to wedding gown Brides hair and makeup Wedding coordinator […]
The average reception with a full meal lasts around four hours. The basic order of events is as follows: receiving line, cocktail hour, first dance, champagne toast, dinner, cake cutting. The amount of time you spend on each of these really depends on the formality and your personal preference. So if, for example, you’d rather […]
Etiquette Tips for Your Wedding Guest List A wedding guest list can be very stressful because people’s feelings are involved, that is why etiquette could be very helpful when you decide to compile your wedding guest list. Here are some quick tips: Establish a budget The head count at your reception is the biggest expense […]
Send Save-the -Dates early at least 11 months prior, if you’re having a destination wedding. Indicate in the invitation that you’re having an “adult reception.”ratio A new tradition to incorporate children from a previous marriage into a wedding is to is a vow exchange between husband and wife, followed by exchange of vows with the […]