Ask the Wedding Maven: Avoiding Hurt Feelings with a Small Guest List

by Azure

In this week's column, the Wedding Maven answers a question from a bride who is worried that her small guest list might lead to hurt feelings. Not surprisingly, Wedding Pre-Party is a large part of the solution! If you need wedding advice or have a question about wedding traditions or etiquette write the Wedding Maven at weddingmaven@onewed.com.

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Unique Thank You Notes and other Wedding Stationary

by Azure

When screenwriter Sean Abley and his husband were getting married they wanted to find unique items that expressed their personalities. Sean has a love of many things retro, especially B Movies, and 1950s and 1960s music. The couple is also passionately devoted to recycling and reusing. So, Sean came up with the idea of creating his own Thank You notes out of reclaimed books and album covers. Sean now sells these cards (and some funky shirts) on the Etsy site, Jenneration Fix. Each...

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Featured Wedding: A Very Small Guest List

by Azure

Special feature by Molly Marie Photography Julie & Jake opted to rent a country house in Oregon, WI. They shared their wedding day with a total of 13 people, including his sister who acted as the officiant. I felt very special being one of only two paid vendors. Since the wedding was so small, I really felt like I had the chance to get to know the couple and their guests, and I hope that shows in the photographs.

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Planning a Wedding? 10 Reasons to Think Small

by Azure

By Christina Friedrichsen, IntimateWeddings.com Job losses. Plummeting stocks. A housing market that continues to tank. It's enough to make any girl get the jitters. And as if the recession wasn't bad enough, you have a wedding to plan! Take heart. You can still have an amazing wedding - and stick to your budget. How? A small guest list! When you've got fewer guests, you can splurge on the things that really matter to you. For some that might be a gourmet dinner, for others it...

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