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Hiring your vendors-Basic Tips

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Here are a few tips when searching for vendors. 
Basic Tips READ, READ, READ EVERYTHING!! This is mistake number 1,2,3,4 and 5.Do your research. Learn about average pricing for not only venues but also the extra items such as draping, updated chairs, etc.After your research, then decide what your budget is going to beEverything that is promised to you, get it in writingDo not be afraid to ask questionsTrust the vendors that you hire. Let us do our job!When visiting vendors, make sure you have your color swatches and basic ideas of what you likeBe realistic about what you want and what you can afford. It is not the vendor’s jobs to give you deals because you budget doesn’t allow you to afford what you want. The more guest you have, the more your catering bill and higher your budget.The bigger your wedding party, the bigger your budget. Remember, you have to buy more bouquets, boutonnieres, wedding party gifts, rehearsal dinner, etc.Do not feel pressured to have an open barPick your weddi…

Wedding Mistakes I

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Getting engaged and planning a wedding is probably the happiest time of your life. It can also be one of the most stressful times of your life. Sometimes, brides get so caught up in the moment and the wow factor that they begin to make serious mistakes.
The following 5 mistakes are ones that I see time and time again.
Forgetting the Purpose. Don’t forget the purpose of your wedding. Its not to impress or out do your girlfriend. It’s not about keeping up with the Jones’s. It’s a public display of your love for one another. Remember, the Ceremony is the main event. Your reception is the party celebrating the main event. Don’t neglect the details of your wedding like the vows, meaningful music, etc.
The Budget Your budget is your Guideline. Make every effort to stick with it. You have spent a year or so saving your money and in some cases, receiving help from your family. Make sure you do not fall victim to useless, wasteful spending. If your wedding and reception is at the same location, why…