Monthly Archives: September 2020

What things does a wedding planner NOT do?

By | 2020-09-18T03:14:57+00:00 September 29th, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

What A Wedding Planner DOESN’T Do Wedding planners are nothing short of miracle workers, however, their powers do have limits. Despite their all-powerful influence there are just some things that wedding planners don’t have control over.  Guest lists and Addresses Creating a guest list and getting addresses is the bride and grooms job so they can get a good estimate on how many people will be attending. Only about 80% of people who are invited actually RSVP and attend. This information will be vital so you can base your budget off of the amount of people coming. Creating The Budget When setting the budget, it is a good idea to have a meeting with all the people who are contributing to help pay for the wedding. Try to have a set budget before hiring your wedding planner Contracts and Vendors Wedding planners can suggest vendors and caterers as well as [...]

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Creative Rehearsal Dinner Ideas

By | 2020-09-18T03:11:44+00:00 September 25th, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

Rehearsal Dinner Ideas The Theme When planning your rehearsal dinner you can make the theme and decor with your own personal style. It should be a similar vibe to your weddings theme, but make sure you don’t make it exactly alike. You want to leave some surprise for the big day your you and your wedding party. Formal vs Informal: You can choose to have a formal rehearsal dinner, with everyone dressed up. Or you can have a relaxed rehearsal so everyone can be in comfortable clothes and have a more enjoyable night Make it a light hearted evening, try to enjoy yourself and don’t stress out about last minute details. Also try to keep it drama free so your guests can enjoy it too. The party doesn’t need to be crazy.  The theme for your rehearsal dinner doesn’t need to coordinate with your actual wedding. You can do different [...]

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Weddings with Man’s Best Friend

By | 2020-09-18T03:10:12+00:00 September 22nd, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

A lot brides and grooms want to include their pets in the wedding, but don’t know how they should. Here are some examples of what you can do to include your fur-babies on your big day as well as some tips you should take into consideration! Location How far away is your ceremony/ reception? You need to take this into account when transporting your fur-baby, how long is the drive and will they be comfortable taking a road trip?   Can the venue you are having your ceremony/ reception accommodate your pet? Make sure that the venue allows pets and has the space for them.   How does your fur-baby do in new environments? Sometimes animals have a difficult time when entering a new environment and suffer from anxiety. This can cause your pet to feel extremely uncomfortable and act out aggressively.   How does your pet do around large [...]

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6 Reasons to Have a Wedding Website

By | 2020-09-18T03:07:45+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

With the new day and age, wedding websites are becoming very popular. Some may want to keep to the original traditions, but we will share some insight on how valuable wedding websites actually are. Setting The Tone For The Wedding Having a personalized wedding website is like showing a sneak peak into your big day. You can show your guests what they can expect on the big day (make sure not to give away everything, you still want to have a few surprises!) You can coordinate your website's color scheme along with your wedding colors. You can also give a small backstory on yourself and your soon-to-be spouse. Then do a backstory on how you and the groom/bride had met. Keep You Organized Having to plan a wedding can be incredibly stressful, and a website can help you stay organized. Some features include the ability to send out save-the dates [...]

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8 Wedding Gown Shopping Tips

By | 2020-08-19T04:47:06+00:00 September 15th, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

8 Tips for Shopping For Your Wedding Gown As any bride-to-be is when they first get engaged, the first thing they think about is: Their Wedding Dress! Here are some tips to help you while on your journey to find that perfect dress for your vintage wedding in Georgia! Don’t Be Afraid to Start Shopping Right Away What a lot of people may not know is that wedding gowns take a long time to make. Not only that but if you have a plan to lose [Blank] amount of pounds before the wedding, it is best to pick out a dress as soon as you can so you can have the dress fitted perfectly for your big day. Budget, Budget, Budget Before you start looking at dresses you need to set a budget on how much you can afford on your dream dress. We can easily get carried away by [...]

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Creative Wedding Vows

By | 2020-08-19T04:44:03+00:00 September 11th, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

Tips for Your Vows and The Different Types Most people tend to hit a writers block when trying to write their wedding vows, so here are some ideas on what you can include in your speech to the person you will spend the rest of your life with. Traditional Wedding Vows Traditionally, most brides and grooms love to be prepared. They want to write down all their thoughts and feelings so they can articulate them to the best of their abilities at the altar. Most couples describe their journeys of how they got to where they are. They also tell stories of how they first meet. Promises of love and dedication. Plans of what their future holds for them together. Poem Wedding Vows Poems are the perfect way to say how you feel at your wedding. They are romantic, philosophical, and articulate. The beauty of poems is the structure and [...]

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Creative Wedding Party Intros

By | 2020-08-19T04:38:09+00:00 September 8th, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

Ideas for Introducing the Wedding Party When it comes to introducing your wedding party, everyone wants a creative way to do it. So here are some unique ideas and different themes of introducing them on your big day. Hollywood You can use the Hollywood theme and keep it classic while throwing it back to old school Hollywood. Walking down the red carpet with cameras flashing while the paparazzi and crazed fans call your name. This would be a fun theme to do at your wedding and have your photographer(s) act as the paparazzi while your bridal party comes down the red carpet that is decorating the aisle. Disney Fans There are so many different disney movies and song to choose from! We can go with the classics such as Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty, Or you can have some of the newer disney movies such as Princess and the [...]

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How To Choose The Best Georgia Wedding Venue

By | 2020-08-19T04:31:48+00:00 September 4th, 2020|Vintage Wedding Venue, Wedding Venue|

Why You Should Have Your Wedding at Spring Lake Events Spring Lake Events was first established in 2011 with the goal in mind to provide their guests with the best services they had to offer. Spring Lake specializes in creating vintage weddings and have held hundreds of events over the years. So let’s dive into what makes them so special it has people jumping for joy when celebrating their big day with Spring Lake Events! Open Space Wedding Venue Lets start off with the space that Spring lake has to offer. Not only do they have such an incredibly open space but they have different venues within the property to fit to the bride and grooms standards. They were having rustic barn weddings before it had become trendy.  Their large spaces allow the bride and groom to have a large number of guests.  You also have the option of getting [...]

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Songs That Will Fill Up The Wedding Dance Floor

By | 2020-08-19T04:27:35+00:00 September 1st, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

Songs That Are Guaranteed to Fill Up The Wedding Dance Floor It is disheartening to see no one dancing at your wedding so here is a list of songs that are guaranteed to fill up the dance floor at your vintage wedding reception. The Slow Songs Can’t Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley | Not only is this a song classic but also a great song for your guests to slow dance to. When A Man Loves a Woman by Percy Sledge | Another classic that is great to slow dance to. Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper | This 80’s song will always bring tears to anyone's eyes and make you want to hold someone as you dance along. A Moment Like This by Kelly Clarkson | An early 00’s song that will make people feel sentimental and feel like dancing with someone they love. Fade Into You [...]

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