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The Perfect Practical Wedding Favor

Every now and then we find a perfect practical wedding favor that everyone loves!  Beautifully packaged and ready to give, these photo coasters will be lasting reminder for all of your guests of your incredible day.  At less than $4 each, they won't break the bank either! Elegant enough for even the most posh event and playful enough for more laid-back occasions, our black-and-white polka dot coasters will find the perfect "spot" at your tables, too! Features include: Set of two black glass coasters with white polka dots and space for a photo in the center. Each coaster measures 3 ½" square. Photo space measures 2" h x 1 ½" w ( perfect for wallet size engagement or wedding photos!) Gift presentation includes a white base, a clear display cover, a "For You" insert in the photo space, and a white-satin ribbon and bow. Gift box measures ½" h x 3 ¾" square. Readers of our blog and fans on Facebook take 10%

5 GREAT Wedding Favors Under $3

Wedding favors are an important part of your event because they show your guests appreciation for sharing in your day. With most brides on a tight budget, favors are often overlooked ... but we've got a solution! Here are five of our favorite wedding favors , all under $3 each. Fill these  Damask Design Mint Tins  with the treat of your choice including candy, confetti and more, for a favor that really packs a punch! And the delicate damask design is nothing short of a classic. Each silver metal mint tin measures 2” square x 1” tall with a coated white and black damask design, with a removable lid. Refreshingly appropriate as black and white favors, and stylish mementos for all occasions.  These tins are so affordable at only $1.50 per tin!!   Please note that contents shown are not included. Weddings always bring tears of joy. Why not offer your guests Personalized Tissue Weddings Favors ? At $1.25 each, these are a bargain! Talk about a favor that’s sure to be

Be Prepared with a Bridal Emergency Kit!

Did you ever wonder why Mom always had the biggest purse in town? I asked mine once; she said you never know when you might need something! It’s true for the biggest day of your life as well. Smart brides prepare a bridal emergency kit to have available on the big day. Trust us, it will come in handy for you and your maids! Here is a list of items to include in your Bridal Emergency Kit: * Sewing kit with safety pins and small scissors * clear nail polish * nail file * nail polish in the Bride’s shade * straws so you don’t mess up your lipstick * static guard (or dryer sheet!) * tissues, * baby powder * contact lens solution * button up shirt to protect your dress if you are eating or touching up makeup * moist towelettes * digital camera for candid shots * first-aid kit * aspirin * cell phone charger * bottled water Pack all these items up in a cute wedding keepsake tote (available at!) -- you can reuse the tote for your honeymoon emergency kit. And don't

Golf Theme Wedding Ideas & Inspirations - Take It To The Links!

GOLF THEME WEDDING IDEAS FOR GOLF WEDDING THEMES GOLF WEDDING THEMES GOLF Themed Wedding Ideas If you’ve known from the first tee that you wood spend the course of your lives together, these suggestions should help you avoid any bunkers in planning a par-fect golf-themed wedding. Golf Theme Wedding Location Ideas The perfect location for a golf-theme wedding and reception is a golf course or country club. The existing d├ęcor already sets the stage for your celebration. Remember to have a solid back up plan if you are planning to hold the ceremony and/or reception outside on an actual golf course. Golf Theme Wedding Announcements & Invitations Announce your engagement on cards that look like flags on a golf green! If you are planning a formal wedding, use an elegant invitation that has been printed on card stock that has a pattern similar to the indentations of a golf

Western Wedding Theme Ideas

Western Wedding Themes Yee-haw! You're gettin' hitched! If you and your cowboy are dreaming of a western-style wedding, here are some ideas to help you plan one helluva hoedown. Western Wedding Locations The location you choose will do more than anything else to set the stage for your western theme wedding. Scout out barns for rent in your area or contact a state park that has a pavilion or cross-fenced area. Western Wedding Announcements & Western Themed Invitations Send friends and family engagement announcements in the style of a Pony Express letter or use specially printed announcements that have a western theme. Maintain the theme with your choice of wording. Instead of "Announcing the engagement of," use the words, "We're gettin' hitched!" This will set the stage for what's

Choosing the Perfect Wedding Venue

When trying to decide on a wedding venue, anything goes. Couples have been married while scuba diving or up in a hot air balloon! The setting you choose is the stage on which the drama of your nuptials will play itself out. Do you envision an elegant formal wedding in a grand old cathedral with dinner and dancing afterwards at a stately ballroom? How about marrying in a peaceful garden, surrounded by lush flowers, greenery, and all your family and friends? Maybe your style leans more toward a quaint country chapel with the reception at a charming country inn. Hopefully, you have some idea of how many people you'll need to accommodate and what type of reception you want: a sit-down dinner with dancing, buffet, or cake and champagne only. This will give you some idea as to how big a space you'll need. The next critical factor in determining a wedding location is whether or not you want to have your ceremony and reception at different places, or whether you'd like the