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Multi-dimensional Texture

2018 is a big year for multi-dimensional texture at weddings. This trend is growing in so many different aspects throughout the wedding industry, and at Simply Elegant, we are obsessed over the textures that our clients are incorporating into their events.

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What (and When) to Eat on Your Wedding Day

Menu tastings are usually just for your reception dinner, appetizers during cocktail hour and maybe even dessert. The next step on your menu-train will likely be late night snacks. But don’t forget to back up that caboose and think about your whole day, especially the part before your ceremony.

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How Booking One Vendor Can Help You Book Them All

Are you looking for the short version of wedding planning? While you want your wedding to be unique, and infused with your personality, you don’t want to spend hours and weeks and months emailing strangers back and forth, reading millions of reviews and second-guessing every forward progress step you make.

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How to Keep People Engaged During Your Ceremony

It’s a big fear of couples: stand up to say your vows and you look out and your cousin is texting away on snap fizzle or double tapping on instapicture, or whatever. WTF dude? You seriously can’t take the time to focus on us committing our lives to one another?!

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30 Expert Wedding Planning Tips

Perhaps you are deciding to forgo a wedding planner and a day of coordinator. Not my first suggestion but I totally support you. I support you reading this blog post, taking notes, and then implementing these expert wedding planning tips so you can be the star of your well planned (and well-executed) day.

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9 Ways to Make Getting Ready for Your Wedding Fun

It’s the morning of your wedding, and you couldn’t be more excited. As evidenced by the lack of sleep you got but the fact that you still feel like one million dollars. I’m excited for you. Like big time, but I want to make sure that you and yours have a great morning, one filled with laughter, some champs, and plenty of time.

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The Top 10 Worst Wedding Planning Tips

A buffet is a cheap way to feed your guests.
No. A buffet is not a cheap way to feed your guests. Food costs money, people to serve the food costs money, things to serve the food on cost money. Some caterers have a buffet option which is more cost-effective than their plated meal option. But for some catering companies, their plated meal option is more cost-effective. Weigh your options wisely.

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11 Things You Need to Know if You're Planning Your Wedding without a Wedding Planner

Planning a wedding is no small feat. It’s like hosting a dinner party for 200 friends, one with grand entertainment, stellar music and plenty of libations. If you aren’t in the event management sector, it can seem fairly straightforward, at first. As soon as you delve further in, however, you start to realize that there are a LOT of details.

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Don't Do This and One Other Big Mistake Brides Make

It’s literally the number one advice that like all well-seasoned wedding vendors will give you. Why? Because we see it all the time. We see you get wrapped up in the table runners and the matching groomsmen socks, the signature cocktail garnishes, and the mason jar mugs. And while all of those things are great and are going to enhance your wedding day, the one thing you cannot do without is the “why” of your wedding. You are getting married because [FILL IN BLANK].

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11 Last Minute Wedding Details that Should Not be Saved Until Last Minute

Procrastination should be warded away from your wedding planning process like the plague, but if it does rear its ugly head, keep in mind, these 11 last minute wedding details, should not be saved until the last minute, or day, or week.

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