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The 60 People You’ll Find At Every Single Wedding

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 23, 2014

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Photo: Michael Segal Photography

Don’t worry — you are bound to find them at every single wedding ever — these 60 guests like the drunk uncle, PDA couple on the dance floor, the girl who wears a white dress, and wild children that can’t sit still. Read more here.

11 Things Your Bridesmaids Do NOT Want To Hear

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 21, 2014

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Photo: Aaron Nicholas Photography

Brides, as much as you want your wedding to be the best day of your life, a lot of it starts with your bridesmaids. No one wants to be treated like a servant or lady-in-waiting, especially when they have jobs, families, and budgets. To that end, be mindful of what you say because NO one wants to hear these annoying phrases.

The Quintessential Maid of Honor Checklist

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 18, 2014

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Of all the participants in a wedding, the maid of honor or matron of honor (if she’s already married) carries the mother lode of all duties. Scary, right? It doesn’t have to be! As long as you remain active in every facet of planning and become the go-to point person on the big day, aka memorize the timeline inside and out, you’ll do an A+ plus job in our books. Check out WeddingWire’s checklist for more in-depth details.

How To Look Amazing In Your Wedding Photos!

Posted by Caitlin on Jun 27, 2014

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Let’s face it: you’ve done the ultimate look-good-in-your-wedding dress workout 2x a day, added volume to your hair, moisturized and bronzed your skin, plucked your eyebrows, and applied false eyelashes all to prepare for your picture perfect affair. In WeddingWire’s SummerBook 2014, we asked five experts on how to make sure your sentiment is captured in the most flattering ways. Read their tips here.

7 Ways To Symbolize Your Marriage

Posted by Caitlin on Jun 24, 2014

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Photos (from left to right): Aga Jones Photography

There’s no better way to symbolize your marriage than with a unity ceremony. Because after all, it is about two significant others becoming one, and two families being blended together. From foot washing and tree planting to candle lighting and sand combining, there are plenty of sentimental ideas out there. For example, Cameron and Christopher, above, performed the cord of three strands. “We each wrote our own vows, but didn’t read them to each other until that moment,” she said. “Hearing the vows for the first time and combining a cord of three strands (one for me, one for my groom, and one for God) into a knot during the ceremony allowed the reactions to be genuine.”

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