How to Find

Planning your wedding can be fun, exciting and even a little bit stressful. Okay, maybe more than a little bit. The best way to cut down on the stress level is to be organized in your planning. One way to do this is by coming up with early in the planning process and building upon each wedding idea you have.

So how does the bride find ideas? The first way is pretty easy. She should think about what she wants. Even if a bride does not know how every detail will play out, she probably has some general ideas of what she wants her wedding to be like.

Most brides to be have a general idea of a few things. Maybe you always thought tiaras were nicer than veils or you know how your hair should be or have an idea of the perfect bouquets or bridesmaid dresses. Start with what you absolutely know you want and build from there.

Run out of ideas already? Have you thought of all of the weddings you have attended? Look back at previous weddings and think about the things you loved and the things you hated. Use these weddings to help you make yours better, learn from other peoples mistakes and build upon great ideas.

You can also ask family and friends for ideas and advice. However if you do this you should realize that it is possible that this will open the door for people to continue giving you ideas and advice through the entire wedding planning process, no matter how long that lasts.

Still need help finding ? That is fine too! Go to your local bookstore and buy (or browse) through the wedding magazines and wedding books that you find there. You can start by looking at weddings in general or you can look for specific types of ideas, like picture books on wedding centerpieces or checking out different types and colors or flowers which will be available at the time of the wedding.

Want ideas now, don’t want to wait? Use the internet. The internet has plenty of resources for brides planning their wedding, from wedding planning articles to online wedding stores where you will be able to shop for all your wedding needs!

Winter Wedding Idea – A Guide To Choosing a Winter Wedding Theme

A Winter Wedding Idea To Warm You Up Although not as popular as the other seasons, winter can be a great time to have a wedding. That might possibly the best reason to have a winter wedding. Wedding vendors are not as busy during the winter, so you should be able to book your first choice of photographer, videographer, band, florist and dj.

Winter is also a slow time for wedding spaces. Possible locations for a winter wedding include Bed and Breakfasts, Inns, Country Clubs, private estates and anywhere that provides a winter wonderland backdrop for your wedding. Think fireplaces and comfy, cozy locations. Mountain locations always provide a beautiful backdrop for a winter wedding.

Since wedding vendors and wedding spaces are less busy in the winter, you may be able to secure a great deal at a significant discount. When talking to vendors, don’t be afraid to ask if they offer an off season discount. Many vendors will offer their services at a discounted rate to fill up their slow months.

When talking with wedding spaces and interviewing caterers, be sure to ask them if they have different packages for winter months. Many times they will offer different menu selections in winter months.

After selecting your wedding location, you should start thinking about choosing a winter wedding idea for your wedding theme. There are many possibilities for a winter wedding theme, however if you are having trouble thinking of some consult with a wedding planner or browse online for some ideas.

Here are some possible theme ideas for a winter wedding:

  • If your wedding is in February, consider having a Valentine’s themed wedding.
  • Snowflakes are a sign of winter, and they can run through your entire wedding from your invitations to favors.
  • Ice is also a sign of winter, and you could have a blue ice themed wedding complete with ice sculptures and vodka bar.
  • If your wedding is in December, a Christmas themed wedding gets everyone in the mood for the holidays.
  • New Year’s weddings can also be a lot of fun. However, don’t expect any discounts from vendors or wedding spaces for December 31st.

With a few winter in hand, talk to potential vendors and find out how they can help you pull off your theme. Florists and caterers can be especially helpful to work with on your theme. Spend some time at the location you choose for your wedding, and think about what theme would go best there. Don’t be afraid to get creative.

Beach For the Bride to Be

You may have noticed that themed weddings are the norm these days. Couples usually prefer a themed wedding because having a motif makes it easier for everybody to plan the wedding. A focus on a single theme will mean easier color, decoration, wedding favor and even venue coordination. A Beach themed wedding is perhaps one of the most popular motifs for weddings today. There are lots of beach in the internet. You just need some creativity and a lot of imagination.

Beach weddings are fun and very exciting to plan for. The atmosphere for beach weddings are light and gay but it can also be sweet and romantic at the same time. Nothing can be more heartwarming than having that first kiss during sunrise or sunset.

For any wedding, one of the first things on top of the checklist is the budget. Depending on how much you plan to spend, beach themed weddings can be as affordable and as expensive as you want them to be. Once you have settled on a budget you are comfortable with, everything comes easily into place.

The invitation sets easily conveys to your guests the theme of the wedding. One of the cutest beach we have come across is to use starfishes as invitation decorations. You don’t have to use an actual starfish but alternatives include Papier-mache starfishes, ceramic starfishes and even hand drawn starfishes.

Food is another one of the most important considerations for any weddings. Most guests will expect at least a light snack or a full meal after the wedding. With beach weddings, receptions can be held indoors or outdoors. Ideas for food can include a barbecue or grilled assorted seafood. Dessert can range from ice cream to tropical fruits. Speaking of tropical fruits, these make beautiful centerpieces for your guests’ tables. They can be arranged in beautiful and creative ways. It gives the wedding reception a tropical beach feeling.

The cake is the piece de resistance of any wedding reception. It symbolizes fertility and good luck. Wedding cakes have been a wedding tradition ever since the Roman Empire. Wedding cakes for beach weddings can be decorated accordingly. Aside from starfishes, shells, wave designs, mermaids and corals; the whole sea can be an inspiration for your beach themed wedding cake.

Beach are easy to come up with. Take your groomsmen’s boutonniere for example. Instead of the typical red rose, why not exchange it for leis? The bridesmaid’s headdresses and bouquets can be made from tropical flowers. Your cute little flower girls can wear hula costumes instead of gowns while they shower the aisle with colored sand and petals.

Perhaps the best thing about beach weddings is that you can hold the wedding and reception on the sands. The mood is almost always light and festive compared to church weddings. The wedding party can enjoy the view of the beach and be comfortable walking around either barefoot or wearing sandals. The beach is almost always breezy so you won’t have to worry about fainting spells or stuffy atmosphere.

Thinking up beach are an exercise not only in creativity and imagination but in originality as well. As it becomes more and more popular people are finding lots of ways of personalizing their beach I do’s.