Do I Really Need A Save The Date?

Are save the dates necessary and how much will they cost us? Save the date is a way to not only announce your wedding date, but also a way to let your out of town guest have a chance to prepare and plan to attend your wedding. You may find that your list of guests will be from out of town and some may live out of the country and they will need time to prepare. When should you send out your save the date? Generally, couples will mail them out about six months before the wedding. Sending out the save the date can also put in perspective that your wedding planning and date is almost half way through and the big day is coming.

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Bridal Yard Sales: The Holy Grail of Affordable Wedding Decor

There’s a new type of bridal show in town that’s becoming more popular with DIY wedding couples everywhere: The Bridal Yard Sale or Bridal Flea Market. You probably have an idea of what a wedding flea market is from the name alone, but I’ll elaborate just to make sure no one misses what an incredibly helpful concept this is for finding affordable DIY wedding decor.

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Ready, Set, Sell!

You’ve spent months, and months scouring high and low to find the perfect items to create your perfect wedding celebration, but in one day, and a few short hours, those chartreuse, glass, tea light holders, with silver glittering accents that were shipped from a small specialty boutique from across the country, suddenly don’t seem all that “must have” important anymore. You’ve gotten married, yay! Now what do you do with all that décor and “stuff”? It accumulated, was used, and then piled into a corner in your dining room again? It’s taking up valuable space, collecting dust and becoming an eyesore. You’ve decided that maybe you don’t need 15 sky blue 120” round table linens with 200 matching napkins. Time to Sell- Time to recoup some of that hard earned money!

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Why A Professional Wedding Planner Is A Great Investment

With so many brides embracing the DIY wedding concept, many think that wedding planners and Day Of Coordinators (DOC) are too expensive and not necessary; besides, they have friends and family who can help out. Right? Wrong! Planners and DOC’s are becoming more commonplace as brides realize the huge benefit of having a “personal assistant” to guide them through the planning process. They enjoy their wedding day, stress free, knowing that their DOC or Planner is executing every detailed plan, and doing everything necessary to ensure a smooth day. Here are a few reasons to seriously consider having some extra help.

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How To Prepare For Mother Nature And Save Your Wedding Day

After planning the biggest day of your life, you sure don’t want Mother Nature to spoil your perfect wedding.  Depending on the geographic region and time of year, there are a lot of things to consider when it comes to weather.  In this article, we will highlight some tips and ideas on how to save your wedding day if Mother Nature decides not to cooperate.  We have broken down the following list by categories of weather.  This is not a comprehensive list, but intended to spark thoughts on the topic that is rarely discussed.

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What is a Quinceanera?

Quinceañera, ( Spanish: “15 years [feminine form]”) also called quinceaños or quince añosor simply quince, the celebration of a girl’s 15th birthday, marking her passage from girlhood to womanhood; the term is also used for the celebrant herself. The quinceañera is both a religious and a social event that emphasizes the importance of family and society in the life of a young woman. It is celebrated in Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean, as well as in Latino communities in the United States and elsewhere.

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Furever & Fur Always

“How do I include my pet during my special wedding moments?”. “Is it easy to include him/her?”. “Who will I trust to make sure my dog is being cared for?”. “I don’t want to stress about having him/her there, but it’s important that my pup is included- how do I make sure I can make this happen?”. These are usually just some of the thoughts running through a newly engaged bride-to-be or groom-to-be that own a pet. Well, we want to introduce the paw-fect solution for you – Furever & Fur Always, Wedding Day Dog Care Company.

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5 Ways To Repurpose Household Items As Wedding Decor

Here at Once Upon A Time Events, we love great wedding inspiration.  We also love ideas that repurpose every-day items to save on cost and environmental impact.

Costs add up so quickly when you’re planning a wedding. The good news, though, is that you don’t have to purchase brand new items for every single aspect of your big day. If you take a look around your home, local thrift stores and flea markets, you’ll be surprised at what you can repurpose into wedding décor with a little creativity.

And, of course, aside from saving costs, adding repurposed décor has another great benefit: you will help the environment by reducing the amount of waste generated by your wedding. You’ll also create a unique aesthetic that will be all the talk of your wedding!

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