WEDDING planner and guide Calendar Checklist The following checklist is an ideal timetable. Couples who do not have as much time as shown should plan their wedding in much the same order, using the checklist as a guide. Be sure to check things off as they are completed. immediately after the engagement:
❐ Discuss a budget and the size and style of the wedding with parents. Decide who pays for what.
❐ Choose a wedding date and time. You may want to check vendor availability prior to setting date.
❐ Create a binder to organize your thoughts, photos, worksheets, etc.
Wedding day emergency kits, Because it's always better to be safe than sorry.Every, bride/maid of honor/wedding coordinator should have a kit that prepares them for any unexpected glitches and hitches when getting hitched.Among these are bobby pins, safety pins, deodorant, stain remover wipes or pen, sewing kit, pain reliever, tampons, hair spray, clear nail polish, and perhaps a little bubbly to take the edge off.Here is a Quick List.:)
Chalk (to cover up any last minute smudges or smears on your wedding dress)
Clear nail polish (for stocking runs)
Extra earring backs
Extra panty hose...
We asked nine real brides who've already been there done that to shell out their best advice for your wedding. So from one bride to another, listen up.
Take pictures before you say, "I do" "You'll have more time to spend with your guests at the reception if you take your photos first. Even if you want to stick to not seeing your groom before you walk down the aisle, you can still get all of the other photos out of the way." — Jasmine, 24
Get your food to go "Ask your caterer to pack away food for you...
The clock is ticking... The biggest bridal buyers show is just around the corner. The combination of catwalk shows, great new labels and the British buyer awards it always proves to be an eventful occasion.
Two of our very own designer's are finalists David Tutera for Mon Cheri and Maggie Sottero and we will be there cheering them on and wishing both designer's the very best of luck. Xxx
Don’t Wash Your Hair
Surprise! You shouldn’t suds up your hair on your wedding day. “Let your hair’s natural oils work their magic―they’ll make it look shinier and healthier, and help keep whatever style you have in place longer,” says hair and makeup artist Ann Minahan, owner of Riah salon in NYC. “Shampoo and condition the night before, then just give it a rinse with water in the morning.”
Use Product to Keep Flyaways at Bay
For banishing mid-reception flyaways and frizz, use a wax or pomade stick like Tigi Bedhead Wax Stick (amazon.com, $15) to smooth strands back into place,...
Lynda of Cameo carries collections from leading international designers such as Maggie Sottero, Sottero and Midgley, Art couture, Eternity Bridal, La Sposa, David Tutera,Sophia tolli, Ronald Joyce & Victoria Jane... cameobridal.ie