9 Subtle Ways to Gamify Your Wedding

by Azure

Want to infuse fun into your wedding day without getting too casual, or throwing off the elegant vibe you worked so hard to create? I know the feeling! Luckily, with sites like Pinterest and Etsy delivering endless inspiration to get your creative juices flowing, it's easier to pull off than you may think! So stand firm on the "No dunk tank at the wedding" rule, and try one of these more subtle options... 1.  Wedding Crossword 2.  Reception Dance Off 3.  Puzzle Guest...

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Win $1500 in Wedding Luxuries!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Marta of Gigmasters Let’s face it, weddings used to be pretty boring. Everyone did the same thing and the only question was, how ugly would the bridesmaids’ dresses be. Today though no two weddings are alike, everyone has their own idea of what’s important and what’s a 'wedding luxury.' Brides want more information before making decisions, and they want a little more money to spend on those decisions. That’s why we love this contest from five of our...

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Destination Wedding Entertainment Tips from GigMasters

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Drew Stoga of Gigmasters.com The most successful destination weddings are usually those that truly embrace the local culture, food and customs of the area. Destination weddings are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for couples to share a favorite, special place with their closest friends and family. It just so happens that I’m currently planning a destination wedding of my own – in the great city of New Orleans, LA. My fiancée and I fell in love with...

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Wedding Day Entertainment: Thinking Beyond Music

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Roni Shapira Ben-Yoseph of GigMasters For most brides and grooms, the conversation about entertainment starts and stops at “band or DJ,” but bringing in variety or non-musical acts can add another dimension and make a wedding that much more memorable. The key is integrating the entertainment into the greater vision for the event and finding acts with the flexibility to tailor their act for a mixed-age wedding audience. Sometimes that surprise...

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Wedding Contest from GigMasters: Find the Perfect Wedding Day Entertainment

by Azure

Looking for a great wedding band? GigMasters (THE national database of performers) is so sure that they’ve got the right DJ, band, or entertainer for you that they want to give you a chance to win $500 toward hiring one of their performers. To win, simply contact at least one performer through the GigMasters site and get a free quote. Absolutely no purchase is necessary! Hurry though, the contest ends February 5th! What more details? Check out the complete rules and regs....

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: DVDs and CDs

by Azure

Sometimes the best things in life come on shiny round discs. That’s why this week’s Amazon Gift Registry tip is about DVDs and CDs. DVDs & CDs Nothing reveals more about our personalities than the movies and music we love. And memories are made when we share them with the people we love. Including the best, most romantic, and most collectible titles on your registry insures memorable stay-at-home dates for years to come. A Cinema Made for Two
Recipe for a memorable...

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The Man Registry: 5 tips on hiring a DJ

by Azure

About The Man Registry If you’ve decided to go the route of a DJ for the wedding reception entertainment, there are a few questions you should ask yourself (and the DJ) before you make the hire. Does the DJ take requests? You’re paying a DJ to create your ultimate wedding reception. You want your guests (and you) to have the best experience possible. It’s very uncommon for a DJ to not take requests from guests, but you should ask ahead of time. You can always get a track...

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