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A few months ago we got an interesting email in the OneWed.com offices. A woman wanted to tell us about her new business custom writing thank you notes for busy newlyweds. I have to say, this is one small business that I’m not crazy about. I understand the impulse, writing thank you notes can be a pain, but with a little thought, organization and planning, it doesn’t have to be. Here are... (more)
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Special to OneWed from wedding photographer Jonathon Smith on behalf of Blurb. 1. Remember the detail shots Don’t forget the detail shots for your wedding book. Think about things like the bouquet, something borrowed something blue, the back of the wedding dress, the rings, etc. These might be that last photographs that you would consider as most of the pictures in your book will have... (more)
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Special to OneWed by Gemological Institute of America (GIA) When your guy gets down on one knee and pops the question, you know what you want to see inside that little box. But does he? When it comes to engagement rings, even the most well-intentioned soon-to-be fiancé can use a little help. That’s where you come in— read on for 5 easy tips to getting the diamond you’ve always... (more)
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Special to OneWed from Drew of GigMasters.com The days just before your event can be among the most stressful you’ll ever experience. You’re busy worrying about caterers, the five-day forecast, the potential of your uncle giving one of his famous embarrassing speeches and any number of other possible calamities. GigMasters, the experts in hiring event entertainment, have tips to keep... (more)
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Special to OneWed by Nathan Maulorico of Unknown Films 1. What style of video do you create? Some common responses will be: Cinematic, meaning movie-like with music and highlights that tell a story. Documentary, meaning real time events possibly with music added. Traditional, meaning some music and highlights with a heavy use of cross-fades. 2. How long have you been in... (more)
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Poor, abused table linens. As though wiping your face with them weren't bad enough, making fun of their unimportance is a wedding planning cliché. “Two days after your wedding, will anyone remember what color the napkins were?” I say it all the time, it's shorthand for, focus on what’s important. It’s even one of OneWed’s truths: “Truth #3: You can ask for his opinion, but your... (more)
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Raise your hand if this phrase has come out of your mouth, “I wish I could lose (5, 10, 20) pounds before the wedding.” Or maybe for you it’s not so much about losing weight, but having Michelle Obama arms in your sleeveless dress? If you have pre-wedding fitness goals, it might be time to think about talking to a personal trainer. I recently sat down to talk to Giulia (pronounced... (more)
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Special to OneWed from Platinum Guild International The experts at PGI (Platinum Guild International) were kind enough to share these six tips for purchasing your wedding bands. 1. Start Shopping six months before the wedding Most wedding bands need to be special ordered, and you may want to have them personalized and engraved with a special message or your wedding date (a popular... (more)
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It used to be that hiring a wedding planner was something for the rich and famous. Today though, it’s becoming increasingly more common for everyday brides and grooms, with everyday budgets, to hire a planner. With good reason, hiring a planner can actually wind up saving you as much money as it costs, with the added benefit of reducing stress. Choosing the right person can make a huge... (more)
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Quick, what will be your guests’ first impression of your wedding? Here’s a hint, it will happen long before they get to the ceremony, see the dress, or eat the cake. Your wedding invitation (or save the date card) is your guests’ introduction to your wedding. It tells them where to go, what to wear, and what kind of event to expect. Today, when we rely so much on electronic... (more)
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