Nov 282012

Winter Weddings: Simple Tips From A Celebrity Planner

When most people think of the popular time of year for weddings, they normally think of spring and summer. With the sun shining, a warm breeze, outdoor ceremonies and receptions are the norm. However, having a wedding in the winter is also a great time of year to bring winter elements inside the room.

Huffington Post Weddings
has some tips from a celebrity planner on how to make your wedding into a winter wonderland. A few of the ways to warm up your winter wedding are with lighting, color themes, centerpieces, etc.

You can read the full Huffington Post Weddings piece here.

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May 292012

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Grooms getting more involved in planning the wedding

In the past 5 years, more grooms are having their say with wedding plans and not just “showing up” on the day of the wedding.

“The modern groom is trendy, savvy and stylish and wants to bring aspects of his style to the wedding,” says McKnight, a Brampton wedding planner. With many couples footing the bill, “grooms want to have a say in where those wedding dollars go, including a great suit, a bar stocked with their favourite premium liquors, maybe cigar and scotch after dinner, and an amazing honeymoon.”

Read more of the Toronto Sun article here.

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Dec 282011

Interesting statistics about the average cost of a wedding in 2011. You can also see the average cost by city.

Which brings us to the answer… the average cost of a Philadelphia Wedding in 2011 is $16,931.

The average cost across the country for wedding gowns, wedding cakes, wedding photographers, wedding florists, wedding DJ entertainment, etc. are there as well. 

Keep in mind though that it is an average only based on wedding data from across the entire USA.

Most brides and grooms that I get the opportunity to work with, however, don’t want average for their big day… would you?

You can read the full article on here.

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