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Planning A Wedding Involving Kids

By | 2020-01-20T17:58:27+00:00 January 24th, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

Having kids participate in the wedding is always an adorable addition. Many couples have questions about age cutoffs, how many kids is appropriate, and what kinds of tasks they can do. Now, of course, it’s your wedding, so do WHATEVER you want when it comes to this, but we can go over what the most common rules of thumb are.  Ring Bearer and Flower Girl  The most obvious way to incorporate children into the wedding is definitely by way of a ring bearer or flower girl. It’s always popular with the crowd when these cuties make their appearance down the aisle! You can have them walk together or separately, and some people have multiple! This job is usually reserved for younger age groups, about seven years old or younger. Once you get beyond that, kids tend to think they’re a bit too cool for the gig (they grow up so [...]

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Food Wedding Favor Ideas

By | 2020-01-20T17:55:56+00:00 January 17th, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

Where are all my foodie brides at?! Who doesn’t love some good snacks? If you’re undecided on vintage wedding favors, here’s a hot tip: everyone loves food. It’s the universal thing we can ALL enjoy. Let’s peruse your options because there’s a lot of them!  Candyland  First of all, wouldn’t Candyland be an amazing theme for a wedding or bridal shower?! Okay, okay, maybe I’m getting a bit ahead of myself. Candy is always a crowd favorite and something that guests can’t deny they’ll chow down on when they leave the party. How about some chocolate options? You can goodie bag some Hershey Kisses and add an adorable note like, “Kisses for our guests.” Find a local candy shop to support and ask them to do a candy bar! You can supply the to-go boxes and let guests take what they’d like! It also makes for great decor. Mints are [...]

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Vintage Wedding Planning Checklist

By | 2020-01-20T17:54:14+00:00 January 14th, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

The “average” engagement lasts a tad over a year, but everyone’s timeline is going to be different. If you’re newly engaged, and you sit down to make that checklist of what needs to be done, chances are you are a little bit overwhelmed wondering how quickly all of these things need to happen.  Not to fear! We are here to give you a better idea of what should happen and when while you're planning the perfect vintage wedding in Georgia.  Early On This would be the beginning stages of the planning process. The very first thing you do, so maybe a year or more out from the wedding, depending on how long your engagement is going to be.  This is when you want to decide on your style and trends you like and want to incorporate into your wedding. You should be deciding on a rough date you’d like to [...]

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2020 Wedding Trends

By | 2020-01-20T17:43:55+00:00 January 7th, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

Here we are, about to head into a new decade! YAY! There’s a lot of excitement and wonder in ending an entire decade. Moving into a new year is always a hopeful time, but there’s something about ending a decade that feels more final. It’s in the books; all the trends, styles, things we did or didn’t do.  It also presents a blank slate for just about everything moving forward, including vintage wedding trends.  Let’s take a peek into the predictions for the new decade upon us! More Greens. Pops of color Greenery in weddings has seen an uptick for sure. Luscious greens in bouquets have been “in”, but it’s about to ramp up even more. It’s still “on trend” but we’ll be seeing brides pump up the drama by adding pops of vibrant color and statement flowers. It’s a gorgeous trend, so it’s no wonder it’ll likely stick around [...]

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Unique Wedding Invitations

By | 2020-01-20T17:50:13+00:00 January 3rd, 2020|Vintage Wedding Planning|

Wedding invitations can be a statement piece for some couples. They want to do MORE than a simple piece of paper to invite guests to the biggest event of their adult lives. But what can be done? Well, the answer is LOTS! Let’s dive into some unique ideas that creative couples can expand on to make their invitations extra special and special to them.  Comic Book Adventures!  Who says your invitations need to use formal language and techniques? Lighten up and get fun with it! The comic-loving couple might consider hiring an artist to create a comic strip of the bride and groom and their love story. Imagine the smile on your guests’ faces as they read the “Adventures of the Future Mr. and Mrs.”! Add in some silly stories about how you guys fight crime together for some extra laughs and smiles! It’s your day- make it fun. Make [...]

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Gifts for Brides To Be

By | 2020-01-20T18:09:38+00:00 December 31st, 2019|Vintage Wedding Planning|

Having a friend, sister, cousin, etc. who’s engaged during the holidays is a definite plus! It opens the door to a whole new realm of gift-giving possibilities. During the holiday season, take advantage of their position and spoil them with gifts you can ONLY give to a bride-to-be!  Future Mrs….” Personalization is the name of the game! And their name is about to change, so let’s acknowledge that fact! Check out Etsy for literally anything you can think of to be personalized with their new name; a mug, a return address stamp, a T-shirt, or a reusable water bottle. Trust us when we say she’ll be smitten to see “Mrs. _____” in official writing.  Deck the Halls… With personalized ornaments! This is an obvious choice, but will be treasured nonetheless! You can really never have too many that document this special time in a newly engaged couple's life, so don’t [...]

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Honeymoon Packing Tips For Vintage Wedding Couples

By | 2019-12-03T18:02:25+00:00 December 27th, 2019|Vintage Wedding Planning|

After months and months of vintage wedding planning, you’ll reach a point where you realize the only thought you’ve given to the honeymoon is clicking the button to book it. YIKES!  In everyday life, vacation prep is REAL. When planning a wedding, the honeymoon often gets put on the back burner, and then becomes a source of stress when you stop and think about how unprepared you are.  Our best advice is to keep the honeymoon as simple as possible. The number one thing you need? Your new spouse. Everything else is secondary, but let’s take a look at some things you should definitely pack (and some things you should not).  Documents to get there Designate a time for yourself to get all the paperwork together for the honeymoon. Print out your flight and check-in details, get your passports and IDs ready, and anything else you might need to make [...]

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Best Man Wedding Duties

By | 2019-12-03T17:44:54+00:00 December 23rd, 2019|Vintage Wedding Planning|

The responsibilities of the Maid of Honor are often discussed, but guys- You’re not off the hook! There’s a lot involved with being given the honor of the Best Man, too! And it’s more than just the groom counting on you to fulfill these duties. The bride is also looking at you to keep the men at this wedding on lockdown. So let’s review what you can expect.  Best Man Duties Before The Wedding There are a few things before the big day that the groom could really use your help with. For starters, helping him brainstorm suit or tux options. Of course, this is ultimately for him and his bride-to-be to decide, but a groom needs his pals to give him input, or maybe just some ideas since it can be such an overwhelming time. Remind him why he picked you in the first place, and don’t be afraid [...]

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Wedding Duties For The Maid Of Honor

By | 2019-12-03T17:41:05+00:00 December 20th, 2019|Vintage Wedding Planning|

Maid Of Honor Responsibilities You’ve been asked to be the Maid (or Matron) of Honor! And it’s just that- an honor of the highest degree! Now...to figure out what that means. Whether you’re the maid who’s been blessed with the honor, or the bride who wants to know what to expect from her, let’s take a look at what responsibilities this honor holds.  Voice of Reason  First and foremost, the Maid of Honor should be a listening ear for the bride to spill her ideas, concerns, frustrations, excitement, etc. Wedding planning is stressful, and depending on the topic, her significant other may not be the outlet she needs. There can be drama involved with wedding planning, and she may need an outside voice to give her a fresh perspective and bring her back to Earth. If nothing else, keeping her sane during the planning process is the number one job [...]

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Newlywed Wedding and Marriage Advice

By | 2019-12-03T17:37:24+00:00 December 19th, 2019|Vintage Wedding Planning|

We aren’t claiming to be marriage experts, but we have witnessed a whole lot of weddings, and thus have some insight into marriage itself. Do you know that unsolicited advice you always seem to get from well-meaning family members? Here’s an exclusive list of some of the best of it.  Like vs. Love When the honeymoon phase is over, you’ll start to realize something; you have moments of dislike for your significant other. This is NORMAL! The idea is that you love them despite not always “liking” them. This sounds harsh, but it’s a reality some couples struggle with. There’s just no realistic way you are going to like everything about your spouse at every moment of every day. They’re going to leave the sticky spoon on the coffee maker or give you an attitude and an eye roll over something small that might drive you a little bonkers. At [...]

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