Amy Dalesandro set her wedding date for only two months after her engagement, so she called in a professional to plan the 150-person event. Damara Gerig, of re Inspired Bride, helped pick out the wedding colors, create a timeline, craft the wedding invitations and decorations for the ceremony and reception, book the venue and work with the photographer and caterer. On the big day, she was the first person at the church to set up and stayed to tear down.
If you’ve been to a bar or restaurant on a weekend, you’ve probably run into a bachelorette party. They’re not hard to spot. Just look for the group of 10 to 12 inebriated women stumbling arm-in-arm like a search party in the woods—except instead of looking for a dead body, they’re trying not to leave one behind.
Flowers, colors and the overall experience are what couples discuss with their florist when planning the big day. This summer will see an explosion of color with a renewed focus on a muted scale, said head floral designer Bill Trautman of Coleen’s Flower Shop in Dorchester, Massachusetts.
It’s for the best that the Learning Channel changed its name to “TLC” some time ago, because there’s not much to be learned—other than the fact that we Americans will watch pretty much anything that shows up on TV.
Wedding season is in full swing. But before the big day, brides and grooms must have their last fling before the ring. I thought that bachelor and bachelorette parties were just a one-night out kinda deal. But boy was I wrong!
Creative couples are adding special touches to their weddings to ensure that their big day will be memorable for themselves and their guests. It’s all about the details, and some brides and grooms are going over the top to make their weddings remarkable, enjoyable and about who they really are.