Wedding Blog

January 19, 2012

Getting Your Wedding Cards Ready

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Wedding event demands a lot. There are specific cards you need to prepare in order to make the wedding successful.   Let’s examine some of them.

· Invitation Cards

The wedding invitation cards are always very important. You have to get them prepared   1 or 2 months before the wedding. There are various designs you can request for the cards. You have to pick the best design that can suit your wedding budget.  There are several printing press companies that can easily prepare the invitation cards on your behalf. All you need is to locate any of them and negotiate the price. It’s important you make the invitation cards simple. Make sure, the date, venue and time of the wedding events are clearly stated on the cards.

· Program Cards

These usually contain the programs for the wedding event. The cards can be in the form of sheets of papers containing items for the wedding occasion.  Among the items to be listed may include the wedding service, the officiating ministers, the reception details, nuptial dance, light refreshment, presentation of gifts and so on. Such cards are usually distributed to the guests as they arrive for the wedding.  If you have the wherewithal, you can go for wedding brochures which will contain the wedding programs.

· Thank You Cards

These are usually used to say “Thank You” to the guests after the wedding events. Actually, the cards are not meant for everybody who attended the wedding. You simply prepare them for special individuals who honored your wedding invitation.  In most cases, the Thank You Cards are simply designed. You have to send them to the guests few days after the wedding just to appreciate their presence during the event.

In all, it’s always important to engage the services of a good printing company to get the cards ready. Always make proper inquiries before you pick any company.

Bridal Shower Tips

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Bridal Shower is a unique party usually organized by the female friends of a bride on the night before the actual wedding day.  It’s usually a very unique opportunity for the bride to receive   gifts in cash and in kind from her friends.  In most cases, the gifts are meant to make the wedding event successful.   Discussed below are some tips you need to grab in order to make the bridal shower party successful.

· Send Invitations to Friends early enough

If you must stage the bridal shower party successfully, you need to send invitations to your female friends several weeks before the party day. Let them know the exact time and venue of the event. You can send reminders to them through phone SMS or through the email.

· Choose a nice Party Venue

You need to choose a nice party venue for the event.  It can be held in a small banquet hall. It can also be held in your house or at a friends’ home. Whichever place you choose, make sure   the area is well decorated with flowers and other materials. It’s important you choose a venue that will not attract any charges. This will help you to save some cash for the main wedding event.

· Organize Delicious Meals and drinks

Your female friends who will be attending the bridal Shower party ought to be treated to nice dishes and drinks. However, you don’t need to spend much on these. All you need is to make sure you have some   malted drinks, juices and nice meals on ground.  When they eat and drink, they’ll be motivated to make donations and also present whatever gifts they come with.

In all, it’s necessary to let your friends know more about the details of the wedding events during the bridal shower. This will enable them to offer the necessary assistance required when the actual wedding event begins.

January 18, 2012

Baby Shower Tips

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Baby Shower is usually organized for an expectant mother few days before she puts to bed.  In most cases, the party is organized by the female friends of the expectant mother.  They normally present the woman with lots of gifts both in cash and in kind.   The gifts are usually meant to welcome the expected baby when he or she finally arrives.  When staging the Baby Shower party, there are certain considerations you need to take note of.  Let’s have a look at them.

· The Date, time and  Venue

The Baby Shower party is usually organized before the baby arrives. However, it can also be organized after the baby is born. It all depends on the prevailing situation on ground. The date of the party should be selected after due consultation with the expectant mother and her husband.  The venue of the party can be at the home of the expectant mother or at the home of any of her friends. The best time for the event is usually the evening period.

· Choose a nice theme for the party

You have to pick a nice theme for the Baby Shower party.  In most cases, baby themes are the most suitable.  You can even choose a color theme such as pink, blue or any other color that relates to the prevailing season involved.  The   event can also be in the form of a diaper baby shower party, little pumpkin party, tea party and so on.

· Prepare quality dishes and drinks

Although baby shower party is meant to give the expectant mother gifts, there’s still room for dishes and drinks. The expected guests must have something to eat and drink.  You have to arrange appetizers which can be in form of brownies, cupcakes, fruits, salads and so on. Quality dishes and drinks should also be prepared for the guests.

Finally, there should be a time for gifts presentation.  The guests are expected to shower the expectant mother with nice gifts which will be useful to her and the oncoming baby.

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