As the final days leading up to the wedding approach, the bride and bridesmaids participate in one of the last beauty regimens to occur before the big day: the manicure. This is generally the last relaxing activity to occur before the weekends festivities begin, and it can be a special one among friends.
It’s the night before the big day and friends and family are all gathering for the rehearsal dinner to celebrate. Many of these people have traveled far distances and haven’t seen the bride and groom in quite some time. As the bride, the outfit worn to the rehearsal dinner needs to be a special [...]
Registering for wedding items is an exciting experience and is definitely a team building exercise. The registry process encourages couples to compromise and make important decisions together. While registering is fun, it can also be daunting as you both walk up and down aisles making what seems to be millions of decisions. In order [...]
This year’s Brides on a Dime Expo will be held on Sunday, September 30, 2012 from 2-5 p.m. The event is held to assist St. Anthony’s Bridal (a 501 (c)3 nonprofit) in raising funds for brides on small wedding budgets. At the event, any bride with any budget may attend and purchase from an [...]
When budgeting for stationery, invitations are not the only avenue to consider. There are a large variety of fine paper products to consider using on your big day.
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All of these products can be customized and utilized to tie in your wedding theme throughout the celebration. Personalized ceremony [...]
Foxchase Manor is a beautiful Jeffersonian style event venue located in Manassas, Va. As you walk through the front doors, you enter a lovely entrance hall with classic Italian marble floors. This space is perfect for a standing cocktail hour before the main reception begins. The entrance hall can be separated from the Grand [...]
A unique fragrance first worn on your wedding day is becoming a more recognized bridal accessory. More and more, brides are choosing a special perfume to debut on their wedding day. To some women this may be seen as an unnecessary added expense, but to others it is a chance to create a sense [...]
This beautiful wedding venue and bed and breakfast is located in Middleburg, Va., only one hour from D.C. and is situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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Briar Patch has two picturesque outdoor ceremony locations, one overlooking the mountains and the other underneath a 200-year-old tree. Briar Patch [...]
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Guests who are traveling from far distances to attend your wedding should be welcomed and thanked for the trek they made to share in your special day. One great way to do this is to have a welcome bag waiting for them upon their arrival. The number one thing to [...]
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Starting at a young age, a little girl dreams about her wedding day. She may have a vision of her bouquet, her gown, and even her groom, but what is usually missing or what changes with age is who her maid of honor will be. Inviting your girlfriends to be [...]