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How to Sketch a Bridal Dress

Whether you have formal training in drawing, it's possible to sketch a bridal dress. It may be that you have the desire to design your own bridal dress or it may be that you are sketching a wedding dress for a friend or family member. With the proper technique and by taking a few simple steps you ca

How to Create a Wedding Planning Blog

Getting married is an exciting time for a couple, but planning the wedding, shower and reception can be stressful. If you are the go-to person for advice when any of your friends or family plan to marry, consider creating a wedding planning blog to share your knowledge with engaged couples everywher

Ideas for a Ladies' Tea Party

Dress up a drab white teapot with custom vinyl stickers.teapot image by Arkady Ten from <a href='http://www.fotolia.com'>Fotolia.com</a>If you think a ladies' tea party sounds antiquated, think again--hosting a modern-day tea party gives you and your friends an opportunity to...

Wording For Wedding Invitations - The Basics

Regardless of whether you make your own wedding invitations or have these printed professionally the wording for wedding invitations is very important. The wedding invitation wording informs your wedding guests all the important details that they will need to attend your wedding day.

Baby Shower Decorations & Supplies for Boy

Toy trucks can serve as a theme and decoration for a boy's baby shower.series object on white - toy truck image by Aleksandr Ugorenkov from <a href='http://www.fotolia.com'>Fotolia.com</a>Putting together a baby shower can seem like an overwhelming task, as this party is sure...

How to Make Favors for A Valentine Party

Favors for a Valentine’s Day party need to meet 2 requirements: They need to be sweet and they need to be red! Here is a Valentine's Day take-home favor meeting those requirements that will provide your guests with both a fun activity and a sweet treat long after your party has ended.

How to Make Baby Shower Invitations on Photo Paper

With the advent of digital photography, it is no longer necessary to act selectively when finding the shot, and photographers have near-instant gratification in seeing the picture instantly and deleting anything that doesn't work. For friends and family of soon-to-be parents, this is often a blessin

Wedding Date Dilemma - Marrying a Military Man on Leave For the Holidays

If you're one of the thousands of women engaged to a military man, you may be faced with an unusual dilemma - the inability to preplan your wedding date too far in advance.What's worse is that many of our soldiers serving in Iraq and other places around the globe only come home for the hol

Buffet Meal Ideas for a Birthday Party at Home

A buffet meal provides a party host the ability to serve a variety of different foods, many of which can be prepared beforehand for simpler last minute, party day preparations. A buffet-style spread also allows the guests at the celebration the opportunity to choose just a few favorites from the buf

How to Trim Down the Number of Guests You Invite To Your Wedding

If you are like most brides-to-be you are probably starting to wonder how many wedding guests you will be able to have at your ceremony and reception. There's no question about it, expenses will quickly begin to multiply as you begin to add people to your guest list.

Guest Books, Wishing Trees and More

Your wedding is a momentous occasion that you will always want to remember. One nice memory is all of the guests who helped make your day special. A great way to keep a record of the people who helped you celebrate your marriage is with a guest book

Bridal Shower Gift Ideas for a Coworker's Second Wedding

A gift for a coworker's second marriage should reflect your relationship with her.pink and neon image by sumos from <a href='http://www.fotolia.com'>Fotolia.com</a>A bridal shower is a time for guests to present the future bride with gifts that will make her especially...

After the Wedding, What's Next?

After the wedding and honeymoon are over you and your spouse may be thinking "What's next?" What's next is keeping the romance alive, getting to know each other on a deeper level and understanding that even though there may be difficulties along the path of marriage, the two of y

Cheap Tea Party Birthday Ideas

A tea party is an elegant way to celebrate your birthday, but the price doesn't have to break the bank. Make your own treats instead of getting the party catered, and try to use items you already have in your home for decorating purposes. For everything else, dig around vintage stores for interestin

Best Man Speeches - Great Ideas For Great Wedding Speeches!

Best man speeches are one of the most important aspect of any wedding, whether big or small, as the speech not only details some important cues about the newly weds but also showers them with good wishes and prosperity in their forthcoming life!Generally the best man appointed for the wedding by the

What Is the Purpose of a Bridal Garter?

Women in general no longer wear stockings with their wedding gowns, thanks to nylons, so garters aren't actually needed. Instead, brides wear garters to celebrate a longstanding tradition dating back hundreds of years.

Nontraditional Customs For Your Wedding

When one thinks of an typical wedding, one traditionally thinks of the wedding ceremony held in a church where the bride wears a white dress and the groom wears a dark tuxedo. There are usually a set of standard ceremony or vowels that are repeated by the bride and groom.More and more, however, brid

Bridal Jewelry That Can Be Worn Again

As much as you love your bridal gown, the chances are that you will never get to wear it again after the wedding. Bridal jewelry sets, on the other hand, are something from your wedding that you can wear time and time again. You can even use your wedding jewelry as the basis for establishing a colle