Showing posts from September 30, 2012

11 Ways to Create That WOW Factor

Here is an exercise for you – answer these questions and see if you can come up with some ideas to create a WOW factor at your wedding. 1.  Are any of your guests also performers you’d like to perform at your wedding? 2.   What types of music and traditions might your guests enjoy based on family parties in the past? 3.   Does the story of the two of you meeting and dating have a story along with it?  Why not tell that story? 4.   Think back over the years.  Are there any songs that remind you of your guests or the places you’ve been that you could include at the wedding? 5.   Any birthdays, anniversaries around your wedding date? 6.   Are there any inside jokes, college songs or memories that might be appropriate to share? 7.   Is there anyone special you’d like to honor at your wedding? 8.   How can you thank your guests? (write down at least 2 ways) 9.   What about a slide show of the two of you growing up and dating? 10.   What about capturin

Atmosphere Productions: Wedding Flowers: Ten Tips to Keep in Mind

• Convey your vision. You know how you want your wedding to look. Maybe you want a tropical vibe, or cool elegance, or a casual country feel. Let your florist know your vision, rather than insisting on specific flowers. She may be able to help you create the look and feel you want for less money.  Use Pinterest and pictures to communicate your ideas. • Be honest about your budget. Figure out what you have to spend on flowers before placing an order. If your dream wedding flowers cost 50% more than you have to spend, your florist can help you figure out where to cut back without sacrificing impact. • Beware DIY. Creating the floral vision you want on your own is harder, and often more expensive, than it looks. Unless you’re very sure about the availability and quality of the flowers you need, and about your own skills, you’ll reduce stress by letting a pro handle the flowers. • Bigger is not always better. Don’t overestimate the size your bouquet needs to be. The goal i