Posts Tagged ‘wedding preparation’

Sep 24

Choose Clothes for the Bridesmaids – Ideas for Wedding

Choose Clothes for the Bridesmaids – Ideas for Wedding Allow plenty of time for clothes to be made to take account of late fittings and any adjustments, particularly if any young bridesmaids are still growing. Younger bridesmaids may not take a very active part in decision-making and their mothers will get involved instead. (more…)

Sep 22

Important Duties of the Brides Mother – Plan my Wedding

Important Duties of the Brides Mother – Plan my Wedding The bride’s mother may have a key role in helping with many of the arrangements, but these days more couples are opting to participate significantly in the preparations or may even wish to undertake all the tasks themselves. However, as a matter of courtesy, she can expect to be kept up-to-date with the progress of the preparations. (more…)

Sep 20

The Best Clothes for the Bride – Ideas for Wedding

The Best Clothes for the Bride – Bride Clothes Your dress will be an important focal point of the day whether you have a church or civil wedding, and you will want to feel confident and radiant. A formal, long dress is equally suitable for a church or civil ceremony, although many brides prefer to (more…)

Sep 16

Speeches Toasts New Ideas and Preparation – Plan my Wedding

Speeches Toasts New Ideas and Preparation – Plan my Wedding Usually three speeches are given – by the giver-away of the bride, the bridegroom and the best man – and these include the toasts. Although there is no need for the bride to make a speech, she may wish to say a few words. In which case, she would (more…)

Sep 08

Choose Clothes for the Flower Girl – Ideas for Wedding

Choose Clothes for the Flower Girl – Ideas for Wedding The flower girl is usually very young and her mother will get involved in the decision-making. It may be advisable not to have her dress made too early, as late alterations will almost certainly be necessary to take account of her growing. The (more…)

Aug 28

Wedding Ideas – Marriage and the law in different Locations

Scotland – different Locations marriage  Gretna Green has over the years acquired an aura associating it with runaway marriages and elopements, as it is the first place over the Scottish border and Scotland’s regulations on marriage are not as restrictive as those of England and Wales. Scotland was outside the scope of the 1754 Marriage Act that governed the other countries; at one time it was possible to marry in Scotland simply by a declaration before two witnesses, but their laws have now been tightened up considerably and are bound by the Marriage (Scotland) Act of 1977. You may marry in Scotland provided that you are 16 or over; (more…)

Aug 24

The Honeymoon Planning and Some Great Offers – Plan my Wedding

The Honeymoon Planning and Some Great Offers – Plan my Wedding After all the planning, tension and hard work, it’s time for you both to get away from it all and relax. It’s the perfect way to reward yourselves and the first chance you’ll get to spend some time together as man and wife away from your families and (more…)

Aug 14

A Wedding proposal at the right moment

Which gold engagement ring is the most fitting – wedding proposal The engagement ring is something special and differs from other rings. This ring is a symbol of your future lives together. Because you are surprising your beloved with a marriage proposal, the ring should be something special. So the answer will of course be “yes”!

First of all, you need to place great value on the material. If you choose gold, it should be at least 14-karat gold 585. Even better is 18-karat white or yellow gold 750. In some countries such India, anything less than 18 or 22-karat yellow gold is simply unacceptable.

Second, you must consider that many women value the beauty of precious stones such as diamonds. The engagement ring can be set with more than one brilliant. Of course, the gemstones chosen depend on your budget and her taste. Real diamonds are recommended. You should opt for the purest diamonds that you can afford. Other stones such as zirconia can be used. However, zirconia are more easily damaged than diamonds. (more…)

Aug 10

Wedding Ideas – the Rules of Love

The art of love During the 12th century one Andreas Capellanus (‘Andrew the Chaplain’) wrote a treatise in Latin called the Art of Loving. In it he laid down 31 rules of love; no-one is quite sure whether they were to be taken seriously or whether they were tongue-in-cheek! However, here they are. (more…)

Aug 09

Wedding Ideas – Types of ceremony, Informality

Informal wedding ceremony Informality can be brought into the traditional wedding service in many ways; choose the kind that you feel most comfortable with, and resist any conventions that you feel are inappropriate. The bride could wear a shorter dress, or one without a train, of less traditional design. She can get married in a suit, in trousers if she wishes, or in a dress that is coloured rather than white. The bridesmaids can wear less traditional clothes too – for instance tartan or striped cotton rather than pastel satin or net. The bride may choose not to have any attendants, or may choose a friend who will wear ordinary clothes. The bouquets could be made up of garden flowers or wild flowers. (more…)