Quotes About Love For Your Wedding Ceremony Program

Quotes can come in handy when you are designing your wedding newsletter or program.They can also be recited during a toast or read at your ceremony. Below are some noteworthy sayings on love that you can use as part of your celebration. There is no remedy for love but to love more.  –Thoreau Where there is love […]

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Instead of a Guest Book…

The feathery pen and the lacy book…after the wedding, these pretty materials are often condemned to the attic or closet, never to be looked at again. Wouldn’t it be nice to have something more memorable and unique than that traditional guest book? Below are a few ideas to remember your guests by…. Purchase a Polaroid camera and […]

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Decorating the Church with Pew Bows

Decorating the church with pew bows can be both beautiful and expensive.  When purchased from a florist, pew bows can range in price from $6-$15 each (or more).  So, here are a few less expensive alternatives: Decorate every 2nd to 3rd pew with LARGE bows.  This looks beautiful and when you consider how long your […]

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Double Weddings

Are you considering a double wedding? Maybe you and your sister are getting married at the same time… maybe it’s together with close friends… or maybe it’s your fiancé and his brother. Double weddings, while unusual, definitely occur. There aren’t any hard and fast rules for them, but here are a few ideas to keep things smooth: Invitations – Consider […]

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Unity Candle Readings

Here are some great ideas for Unity Candle Readings. The following ceremony was adapted by Meg Richardson. [Name] and [Name] are going to light their Unity Candle, a symbol of their marriage relationship. The candles from which they light it have been lit by their mothers to represent their lives to this moment. The lights, […]

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Alternative Exits for the Bride and Groom

Leaving your wedding in a shower of rice is the traditional grand exit. However, many brides are creating other options – something more dramatic, or romantic, or environmentally friendly. Whatever you choose, remember this is your guests’ (and your) last impression of your wedding. Make it amazing! Alternatives to throwing rice include: Toss birdseed. Pros: It’s organic and […]

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Honoring a Parent That Has Passed Away at a Wedding

Many brides and grooms want to include some type of remembrance during their wedding ceremony of a parent (or parents) that have passed away. It can be done tactfully and without making it too sad at the same time. Here are some options: Lighting of candles.  This can be done at the very beginning of the ceremony […]

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Sentimental Ways to Honor Your Parents at Your Wedding

Walk down the aisle (the recessional) to the same song as your mother did. This is a nice tribute to your parents. Give a rose to your mother and groom’s mother as you walk down the aisle. Talk to your florist and have them place the two roses in your bouquet (unfastened) and then pull […]

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The Rose Ceremony

The Rose Ceremony is simple yet profoundly moving.  The bride and groom exchange two red roses, symbolizing the giving and receiving of their love for each other throughout their entire married life.  The Rose Ceremony also conveys how to use the  rose and its symbolism in difficult times in order to forgive each other. “Your gift to each other for […]

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How NOT to Faint at the Altar

Many brides and some grooms fear that they will faint once they are at the altar. Here are a few tips to keep in mind, just in case you feel you are going to “keel” over! The night before the wedding, pack smelling salts and give them to your Officiant, maid of honor or best […]

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