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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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Why You Should Wait to Get Married

I don’t mean wait until your 32 before you get married because of some heavily researched fact about brain development and maturity. I mean, yes, you are super excited about your wedding and getting married and just getting to it. However, you need time to plan.

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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 Ask for Wedding Day Discounts

I get it. You want your wedding day dollars to stretch as far as humanly possible. But then you want them to stretch even farther. Much farther. The best way to do this is to elope, or invite fewer people, but if you’ve opted for the ask-for-a-discount route, then here are a few tips to follow when asking for wedding day discounts.

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Why Your Wedding Guests Should Come First

Fast forward to a week after your wedding. After you are married and after your gifts and cards have been opened. After thank you cards have been mailed and your wedding clothes have been to the cleaners. Before you get your wedding album and your teaser video back, you’ll be relying on friends and family to relive your wedding. What they post on social media, what you talk about at your next game night, and on all of your phone calls.

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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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How to Pick a Wedding Date

Congratulations! You’re engaged! Now bring on the bombardment of preliminary questions. Like, ‘Have you set a date yet?’


A cold sweat drapes your body as you feel inadequate, panicked, and already ages behind where you think you should be for this wedding stuff.


Stop it right there.

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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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10 Ways to Use Social Media for Your Wedding

I got married back when Facebook was for college students, so I don’t really have the same intuitive understanding of selfies that you do. You should %100 be taking advantage of social media and here’s how.


1.      Wedding hashtag for social media image sharing.
This is a no-brainer. Have a wedding hashtag to allow for friends to share your photos. This is a great way to start your day-after-the-wedding morning, using the hashtag to look at the fun moments of the night that other people had at your wedding.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018
11am - 4pm
Minneapolis Convention Center