Think wedding stress end after the “I do’s.” Wrong. Upon returning from your honeymoon, you’ll get to open all the gifts received by family and friends the night of your wedding. Beware: there’s one final task though — thank-you notes. It’s definitely daunting, but the process doesn’t have to be painful. Follow WeddingWire’s easy fill in the blank templates to rid that writer’s block!
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Marriage lasts a lifetime. It takes work, a lot of work! That’s why we reached out to officiants, husband and wife photographers, and forums to share some of their best-kept secrets to success in WeddingWire’s SummerBook 2014. Our favorite blurb? “Always put each other first before yourself! Learn to accept that neither you nor your spouse is perfect and learn to focus on each other’s strengths not weaknesses.” – Josh and Rachel Best, Best Photography, Married 4 years.
Photo: Vitaly M Photography
There’s no doubt that your photographer will capture some of the most memorable father-daughter moments together on your wedding day, including the first look, walk down the aisle, giving away, and dance. Whether he is the strong and silent type or the touching and tearful type, we get it. There’s no one that knows you better than dear old dad. Check out our slideshow of favorites here. Tip: Have your tissues ready-to-go!
Your wedding day will be one of the most photographed of your life, and you deserve to look fabulous from beginning to end! The best way to ensure a long-lasting look? A professional hair and makeup team. WeddingWire’s SummerBook 2014 features 24 experts, all of whom shared insider tips and tricks, favorite go-to products, and beauty blunder fixes. Be sure to read why you must do a trial run, whether you should go up or down, and when to trim, color, and wash. Trust us — you’ll want to know the answers.
Photo: Cara Leonard Photography
After you receive your NEW engagement ring, you’re bound to stare at it all day. We can’t blame you — it’s beautiful! However, there are a few important tasks you’ll want to check off your to-do list such as: get it sized, get it insured, write a review, get a manicure, and purchase a jewelry tray. Don’t worry, we promise they’re not too time-intensive. Read more here.