How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Invitations
It’s been another amazing week here at “The Wedding Capital of Beaver County,” and we have pulled together ten more excellent articles from around the web that will surely help you, wherever you happen to be in your planning process.
Let’s jump right into it!
1. Choosing Your Invitations
“While it may not seem like the most important detail when you’re checking off a mile-long to-do list, figuring out how to choose your wedding invitations is super-important, as these paper products are the first hint guests will receive of your special day’s style.”
Leading off our roundup this week is this article from WeddingWire that breaks down just about everything you could possibly want to know about wedding invitations. If you are just getting into the planning process, this will be an excellent primer to get you headed in the right direction with your invitations.
2. Who’s Getting Those Invites?
While you are working to create the perfect invitations for your big day, you are also going to be figuring out what the complete guest list is going to look like. Our friends at The Knot had some helpful pointers for getting your guest list right in this article.
3. Pantone’s Color of the Year
Remember when coral was all the rage? Love coral shades and schemes? Then this is going to be the year for you!
Pantone announced that their “color of the year” is going to be “living coral,” and this article from Style Me Pretty put that stunning shade to work in five different ways that you are more than welcome to use as inspiration for your own color scheme.
4. DIY Bridesmaid Proposal Boxes
Finding creative ways to ask your bridesmaids is a trend that has definitely been growing in recent years, and these adorable gift boxes featured on Intimate Weddings are the perfect way to ask your ladies without spending an arm and a leg.
You can copy this idea and do it exactly the way that they suggest, but you could also find a way to tweak it and make it unique to each member of your bridal party.
5. More Bridesmaid Gift Ideas
Speaking of gift ideas for your bridesmaids, Wedding Chicks suggests spreading out a collection of small gifts throughout your planning process. And they have tons of fun ideas featured in this bridesmaid gifts inspiration article.
6. The Perfect Shoes for Your Wedding
Having trouble finding the right shoes to match your stunning wedding dress? This awesome article from Rock My Wedding featured 18 different wedding shoe options that range from classic heels to comfy trainers. The choice is yours, but keep in mind that no one ever said you can’t bring multiple pairs to the party!
7. Chic Pink Inspiration
“Claudia and Steve wanted dainty, delicate details to shine through at their chic pink wedding at Chateau Le Parc. Linens and chairs were selected in pure white for a clean look, while blush pink florals and clear table decor brought a touch of luxury to the theme. Every detail was flawlessly captured by Luminous Weddings for us to admire.”
If chic and pink are in your plans, then you will want to check out the pictures from this chic pink wedding inspiration post on Elegant Wedding.
8. Cocktails & Mocktails
With all of the thought and planning that goes into a typical wedding, we are always surprised at how many guests take note when a custom cocktail is served. If that is something that appeals to your senses, then this list of fun cocktails and mocktails from Offbeat Bride will definitely be in your wheelhouse.
9. Discount Honeymoons
As much as you might be looking forward to the big day, there is nothing quite like the relaxation you’ll feel when it’s all over…especially if you happen to be heading somewhere tropical. The Knot put out a killer list of affordable honeymoon destinations for couples that are trying to keep the post-wedding getaway reasonable.
10. Making Amends With In-Laws
“If you’re on the outs with your in-laws, it can create tricky waters to navigate. While you might be more vocal, open and honest with your own family, communicating with your significant other’s parents might feel more uncomfortable or more distant. Rest assured, it is absolutely possible to amend any issues or discrepancies you might be having in time for your big day.”
Frustrations with in-laws are far more common than you think, so you are definitely not alone if you are struggling with something along those lines. This WeddingWire article breaks down some outstanding conflict resolution strategies you might want to try.