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Creative Wedding Themes: Travel (Part 1)

When you are searching for wedding planning ideas , sometimes it helps to start with a theme. Weddings don't have to be "theme-heavy," but using elements that tie together throughout your decor makes for a very well put together, overall look.  If you and your future spouse love to travel, or have big plans to do so in your future together, then a wedding built around that theme could be perfect for the two of you. You could possibly start by sending save-the-dates that look like boarding passes. Here are a few more creative ideas to use from .  The Guest Book There are some really fun things you can do for a guest book alternative instead of just having your friends and family write their names in a regular book. You can have them sign, instead, on an antique globe or map over places they have been or would love to go.  Another option is to use a "map" from where the wedding is taking place, you know, where "it's all be

Be Prepared! What To Pack In Your Wedding Day Emergency Kit

A couple of weeks ago we wrote about the Tasks You Need To Finish During The Final Month Of Wedding Planning . One of these tasks was to pack a wedding day emergency kit. Today, has a list of some of the things that you will want to have in that kit to make sure you are prepared for just about anything on the big day.  This list is broken down into categories to make it a little easier to read, but a lot of the items have multiple purposes and could come in handy in another area. It doesn't matter where in your wedding day emergency kit that you keep them, all that matters is that you're prepared.   - BEAUTY ITEMS - Mirror  - The room you are getting ready in should have a mirror, but you'll be lost if it doesn't. Bring your own just in case. Hand lotion - Put this on right before walking down the aisle. It will help your wedding ring to slide on smoothly. Tell your groom to do this too. Hand sanitizer  Nail Polish - Pack both clear

Where Did The Wedding Ring Bearer Tradition Come From?

Here at , we are all about weddings! Occasionally, we like to look back and find out where some of the things that we associate with weddings originally came from. After looking through our selection of ring bearer pillows and ring pillow alternatives , it got us wondering how the tradition of having a ring bearer began. Here's what we found out.  The Ring Bearer Role The ring bearer has the very important job of getting your brand new wedding rings safely down the aisle. This role is usually given to a young boy that is a family member or a friend's child, often under the age of ten. Due to the age factor, couples usually choose to let the ring bearer carry symbolic rings rather than the actual wedding rings. The guests can't tell the difference, especially when the pillow or box that he's carrying is as adorable as the young man.  The Original Ring Bearers   This wedding tradition has been around for a very long time in many countries. In an