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Tips for Attending a Bridal Show
January 7, 2015
Attending a bridal show can be very helpful in planning your wedding. You will be able to meet and ask questions from many wedding professionals all under one roof! You will want to gather information, compare prices and services, register for prizes, see the latest fashions, get great new ideas and just have fun! Here are some tips that will help your day at the bridal show be more fruitful.
All I want for Christmas - Is You!
November 21, 2014
Christmas is a season of Love, Peace & Joy. It is the time of holly berries, mistletoe, hot cocoa, snowflakes, shopping and Engagements! That’s right – ENGAGEMENTS!
It's Offficial - 2015 Spring Wedding Colors are Here!
October 29, 2014
The annual color report for Spring 2015 has been released and it appears that cool and soft colors are making a comeback (with bold colors as accents). Pantone has released 10 new hues for the Spring Wedding Season and they breathtaking!
Brides Against Breast Cancer
September 25, 2014
Brides Against Breast Cancer is a annual charity wedding gown tour that goes “on the road” to approximately 40 cities per year with truckloads of discounted wedding gowns for sale. BABC events give local brides-to-be the opportunity to find their dream gowns while making wishes come true for stage IV breast cancer patients.
Remembering Loved Ones on your Wedding Day
September 9, 2014
Your wedding day is the happiest day of your life. You are about to marry the person you’re going to spend the rest of your life with, surrounded by the people you love the most. But for couples who have lost a loved one, the occasion can be bittersweet.
Cake Toppers that take the Cake
August 21, 2014
The ceremonial cutting of the cake will be the highlight of your wedding reception and your Cake Topper is the perfect opportunity to make a personal statement on your wedding day. Whether you want something traditional or something more contemporary, there is no shortage of choices for today's couples.
Something Old, Something New . . . and a Sixpence in her shoe
August 14, 2014
This tradition comes from an Old English and the four items that the bride adds to her wedding outfit or carries with her on the big day are just good luck charms. Something Old represents continuity; Something New offers hope and optimism for the future; Something Borrowed symbolizes borrowed happiness; Something Blue stands for purity, love, and fidelity; and a Sixpence in your Shoe is a wish for good fortune and prosperity.
Post-Wedding Blues
June 27, 2014
The gifts have been opened, the thank you cards sent and you are not being bombarded with phone calls, emails and texts. The big day is over. You are no longer spending every waking moment thinking about or planning details for your wedding. The excitement and anticipation is gone and now a sadness and melancholy has settled over you. Sound familiar? We have what is called the "Post Wedding Blue."
The Gift of a Wedding Planner/Coordinator
May 15, 2014
Hiring a wedding planner is the wedding gift that you give to yourself! One of the most important things that a planner can do for the couple is provide them with peace of mind. With a wedding planner the couple won’t have to worry that something has been over looked or will slip through the cracks. Hiring a wedding planner will make the planning process stress free and enjoyable. A planner will ensure that your wedding day is seamless and will ultimately allow you to be guests at their own wedding!”
Taking the "Drama" Out of your Wedding
April 19, 2014
Weddings are famous for being a time of extreme joy and happiness, as well as high stress and anxiety. To keep calm, there are a few steps you can take during the planning stages to make certain that you remain happy--even if your day has a few snags and bumps along the way.
"Unplugging" Your Wedding
January 31, 2014
Don't like the idea of guests attached to their phones throughout the ceremony and reception? You can choose to have an unplugged wedding. You can provide a phone check at the door (like a coat check), or add a note to your wedding website or ceremony program asking guests to refrain from taking photos or video. You can word it nicely -- something like: "We want our guests to be truly present at our wedding so you can truly enjoy the ceremony and reception, so we ask that you please refrain from taking photos or video today and just have fun!"
The Truth about Wedding Planners
December 31, 2013
There are a lot cliché’s about wedding planners and their role on your wedding day so I thought I would take the opportunity to “clear-up some of the common misconceptions.
All I want for Christmas is You!
December 19, 2013
There is something truly magical and romantic about the Holiday Season. It could be stealing a kiss under the mistletoe or cuddling up on the sofa and watching the Christmas tree all aglow with shimmering lights, or just the magic of the season itself that brings out love in all of us. And, proposing during the holidays can be an especially romantic start to the new year.
Will you be the bug on the windshield?
December 9, 2013
Congratulations - you are engaged! The excitement is overwhelming and you are eager to start planning for your Special day.To save money on your wedding budget you are going to plan your own wedding – how hard can it be, right? You start gathering information, and thinking.....this isn't so bad.....I can do this.
Spring & Summer Wedding Colors Unveiled!
November 13, 2013
Pantone® has recently unveiled their top 10 colors for the 2014 Spring and Summer Wedding Season and what a beautiful array of colors they are! Here they are in order - Dazzling Blue, Violet Tulip, Radian Orchid Celosia Orange, Freesia, Cayenne, Placid Blue, Paloma, Sand and Hemlock. I must say as a wedding planner I am like a little kid on Christmas morning when these colors are unveiled each year.
Choosing the Perfect Wedding Stationery
October 29, 2013
Your choice of wedding stationery is important. The first impression your guests have of your wedding is formed by the wedding invitation they receive. Your invitations should reflect the personalities of the bride and groom and also the style and formality of the event you are planning. Today, there are many different styles, colors and textures to choose from and finding your exact style may take some time. There are several considerations that can help you find the invitations for your wedding that will reflect your unique style and taste. Keeping these considerations in mind can help you find the perfect wedding invitations that will be beautiful, unique and a wonderful way to invite your cherished loved ones to share in your special day
Brides Against Breast Cancer
September 30, 2013
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and whether you are a bride looking for a gown or have one you wish to donate, this is the perfect opportunity to make a wish come true for a woman or man going through breast cancer. Their hope is that every metastatic breast cancer patient will be able to pass from this world comforted with the joy of having left his or her family a final beautiful memory—something the family will look back on and remember for a lifetime.
Why you should hire a Wedding Planner
September 17, 2013
More and more couples have full-time careers and limited amounts of time and energy to devote to organizing their wedding. The average wedding can take more than 250 hours to plan! With Couples busy schedules, you may not have the time to compare all the options and make sure all the details are in place. This is where we come in.

Christina Mathews - 336-705-3239
Christina@abeautifuldaybychristina.com

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