Top 10 Things Brides Do Wrong When Planning Their Weddings

  Make sure you don’t make these wedding-planning mistakes! When planning their special day, brides tend to put a lot of pressure on themselves, and everyone involved, to make the day absolutely perfect. What you need to remember is that even though your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, it’s just … [Read more...]

Learn about Wedding Dress Styles

If you are shopping for a wedding dress but don't know what style you want yet, let this article educate you! A-Line: An a-line wedding dress has a snug bodice. The skirt flows down to create the shape of an "A." I would say that this is probably the most popular style. Modern brides often wear a strapless a-line dress. … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist

Before your engagement... Make sure you are ready to get married! Take the quiz now. After you are engaged... Take engagement pictures. Send out engagement announcements; announce your wedding in the newspaper if you'd like. Have your engagement party. 12 months before your wedding day... Pick a date and time for your … [Read more...]

Easy Way to throw a Charming Wedding Day

Trying to throw a small yet elegant wedding on a low budget? Here's an idea for a wedding that should cost you $1000 or less! I have gotten some "Ask Tinka" emails about throwing a wedding as little as $1000 so I decided to respond with an idea I have.  Afterall, everyone deserves to celebrate their wedding-- even those who don't have $15,000 to … [Read more...]

Top Ten Things to Look for When Hiring A Professional Photographer for your Wedding

by Guest bloggers Gary Latimer (www.shoreshotphoto.com) and Maria Sharron (www.mariasharron.com) Experience:  With photography, there is no substitute for experience.  Photography is more than picking up any camera, pointing, aiming and shooting!  Hours upon hours, years upon years go into the training, trial-and-error and perfection of … [Read more...]

Get Organized With Your Wedding Planning

If you don't have a wedding planner, get yourself a wedding planner! That is, an organizer like the one above. Step 1: Buy a planner with an area for notes, a to-do list, and a calendar to dedicate SOLELY to wedding planning. Step 2: In the notes section, put all of your ideas... what flowers you want, your colors, dress ideas. Step 3: On … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Wedding DJ That's Right For You

Want a wedding reception no one will soon forget? In a lot of ways, a great DJ is the key to a great reception! Find out how to choose one that is right for you. … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Wedding DJ That’s Right For You

Want a wedding reception no one will soon forget? In a lot of ways, a great DJ is the key to a great reception! Find out how to choose one that is right for you. … [Read more...]

February Wedding Colors

Whether you’re a romantic at heart, or favor bold, artsy trends, getting married in February gives you plenty of leeway for choosing the palest of pinks to the boldest reds and maroons. Have fun choosing the colors that match your personality! Bold Red Red is the obvious and dramatic color of Valentine’s romance – the traditional color of the … [Read more...]

The Secret to Writing Great Wedding Vows

Are you and your fiance planning on writing your own wedding vows? Are you totally lost? Read below to find out how to write memorable vows for your special day! … [Read more...]