Last year we planned and coordinated many weddings in which sponsors were part of the ceremonies. Sponsors are people who are special to the bride and groom, such as family members, who hold key roles in the ceremony such as holding a special items like a the bible, coins, the cord, or veil. These items … Continue reading Sponsors in Weddings! Who are these people?
So, is it really that chaotic to change a young ladie’s last name? When I first reviewed the steps I had created in a quick article for a prior bride, I must admit I became a little overwhelmed. First of all, I wasn’t sure I was completely ready to let go of my current last … Continue reading The Real Deal In Changing Your Last Name!
“Here Comes The Bride”, originally written for Lohengrin, the opera, in 1850, is the most traditional and popular way to walk down the aisle, with your father at one side. But one of my brides recently asked me about ideas for more personal and unique ways she could walk down the aisle, and I’d love … Continue reading Unique Bridal Entrances!
Have you ever wondered why during wedding ceremony, it is customary for the bride to stand on the left and the groom on the right? I was recently married and thought about the history of this myself. This tradition dates back to the Middle Ages, when women were traded and sold for marriage. So why … Continue reading Why the bride stands on the left side during wedding ceremony
Have you ever wondered why wedding dresses are traditionally white? It has not always been this way! In 1840, Queen Victoria wore what people describe as a "flamboyant white gown". In those days, wearing white clothing signified that you were wealthy and could afford to purchase a dress that you may never wear again. Wedding … Continue reading The History of the White Wedding Dress!