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The Headline vs. The Grapevine by TyHoward
June 10, 2008, 9:58 pm
Filed under: Announcements, DIY, In The News


Don’t forget to include the URL of your OurWeddingDay.com personal Wedding Website in your local newspaper engagement or wedding announcement. Rather than relying on mass emails or word-of-mouth, this is another way share your good news and keep everyone in-the-loop and up-to-date!



That’s Entertainment by Jason
May 28, 2008, 4:42 pm
Filed under: DIY, Planning, Trends

Have you considered “alternative” entertainment ideas for your wedding? Last week, at my cousin’s wedding, I was floored by an amazing performance by a belly dancer!

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Simply, Beautiful by TyHoward
May 22, 2008, 8:42 pm
Filed under: Beauty, DIY

Instead of spending a fortune on makeup artists, try doing your make-up yourself or having a best friend do it for you! And if you absolutely go for having somene else do your makeup, just remember to look.. simply.. beautiful!



Centerpieces going to waste? by Jason
May 16, 2008, 2:44 pm
Filed under: DIY, Favors, Food and Drink, Planning | Tags:

Try having edible centerpieces at your pre-wedding events. They won’t go to waste, look great, and taste even better.



Going nontraditional? by Jason
May 6, 2008, 6:13 pm
Filed under: DIY, Family, Planning

Have a karaoke machine or chocolate fountains at your reception. Breakaway centerpieces double as favors. Instead of clinking glasses to share a kiss, have your guests share a memory of you and your groom. Have your bridesmaids carry mini wind chimes.



I Do Declare! by Jason
April 2, 2008, 8:13 pm
Filed under: Articles, DIY, Etiquette


We just posted a new article about writing your own vows!  Check out the “good word” HERE.



A Friendly Affair by Jason
March 26, 2008, 9:44 pm
Filed under: DIY, Etiquette, Family, Planning, Trends

Want to make your ceremony more personal? You can have a close friend or family member officiate your ceremony. Some States allow people to become a Deputy Commissioner of Marriage for a day. Check with your Secretary of State’s office or county clerk’s to find out if this is accepted in your state.