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January 6, 2017

10 Ways to Ensure a Perfect Wedding Day!

10 WAYS TO ENSURE A PERFECT WEDDING DAY

Your wedding day is one of the most exciting days of your life. Between working with many vendors and suppliers as well as looking after your guests needs, it is easy for some wedding items to slip through the cracks. Here are our 10 ways to ensure a perfect wedding day. There is a lot to do in advance of the big day. Working with Gold Leaf Event Design & Production will ensure that these things that will not be forgotten on your wedding day:
  1. Marriage License
Marriage license should top the list. Visit your jurisdiction to apply for a marriage license. See what they require in terms of documentation, but you may be required to take a blood test in some states such as Texas. Your wedding planner will make sure this is on your wedding timeline. They will also turn in your paperwork after you have signed your marriage license on your wedding day. Perfect wedding day Aspen
  1. Wedding Rings
You may be accustomed to wearing your engagement ring every day, so wedding rings may become forgotten. You can’t forget these gems. They are a vital part of your wedding day. Megan from Orla James laughed, “We get so many people calling last minute asking us to rush their wedding rings and when I ask their wedding date, they tell me it's in two weeks.” Don’t leave it for the last minute. It’s almost impossible to get something custom made when you are in a hurry. Aspen perfect wedding day rings-marinabrendan rings-marina-brendan
  1. Wedding Vows
Consider writing your vows before your wedding day. Provide your planner with a copy that they will remember to have on your special day. vows-melissa-marshall-177-2
  1. The Wedding Dress
With all the effort gone into picking out the perfect dress that suits you, makes you comfortable and happy, you will absolutely want to remember how you felt in that dress forever. A wedding dress does not show up overnight. You will need to order your dress at least six months in advance in order to get the appropriate alterations done on time. Your wedding day will come and go, but your wedding pictures will always remain. You should look like a star! dress-kate-holstein dressmelissa-marshall-051
  1. Wedding Venue
Think of a place that represents who you are as a couple. Where and when would you like to celebrate with your family and friends. Outside? A favorite restaurant? A beautiful ballroom or a backyard? Venues typically book about a year out. Once you find the venue, their availability will determine your actual wedding date! venue-tindall-farmer http://rachelhavel.com venue-4-kt-merry View More: http://lauraboggsphotography.pass.us/knowles-maroone venue-21-kt venue-laura-murray venue-3-kt
  1. Theme and decorations
Gold Leaf Event Design & Production creates an original theme inspired by each couple using personal and seasonal decorations. The right décor can lend to a unique and remarkable experience. Planners search high and low for the perfect effect or vendor who will make your dreams become reality. decor-kate-holstein decor-capano decor-2-nancy-cohn decor-lauren-and-mark-jwc-2013 decor-kt decor-nancy-cohn
  1. Catering and Bartending
What is it that guests remember the most about weddings? The food! A fun part of planning is choosing the right caterer, from the initial tasting, to creating custom cocktails, be sure to wow your guests with a savory experience they soon wont forget! http://rachelhavel.com catering-laura-boggs catering-2-capano catering-capano http://rachelhavel.com
  1. Wedding Photographer and Videographer
Photos and videos are a way to look back and remember your most special wedding moments. It seems on the wedding day itself, everything happens so fast, not to mention the nostalgia factor a beautiful photo album can bring later in life. As with catering, pick experienced professionals who come highly recommended and are experts in making you look your best! photographer-2-laura-murry photographer-laura-murray
  1. Wedding Music and Entertainment
Music sets the tone of your wedding creating the right ambiance and will be your guests favorite part of the evening. Will it be a live band or a DJ? Whatever your choice, explore it fully before committing. http://rachelhavel.com music-capano music-wedding-palm-beach  
  1. Wedding Gift Bags
Wedding gift bags are not an integral part of the wedding but your guests always appreciate the gesture.  Planning for gift bags can be a fun way to leave your mark on your guests. souveniers-lauren-and-mark-jwc-2013 souvenier-bryce-covey Hope you enjoyed our 10 ways to ensure you have the perfect wedding day! Information presented by guest blogger Katie from Orla James
November 14, 2017

Wedding Website Insight

A wedding website is a great source for information, especially for destination hosted events. Must haves include, the times and locations for your wedding ceremony and reception, transportation information, specialty attire based on your venue and location (e.g. bring a sweater, wear flats, etc.), airport arrival and departure locations based on proximity to hotel options, wedding room block information, and gift registries.

Do not list additional events in which all wedding guests are not invited. For example, if a rehearsal dinner is being hosted for out of town guests only, remember in town guests will also view your site. To avoid confusion, guests invited certain events that others aren’t can receive additional information in regards to those via a welcome booklet upon arrival.

To the bride and groom: Do not include your personal phone numbers or email addresses. To keep stress and questions for you to a minimum, include your event planner’s email or phone number instead. This goes for your welcome booklet as well.

December 4, 2017

Tips on Saying Farewell to Guests in Style!

Since sadly all good things must come to an end, we're sharing expert advise on how to throw a beautiful farewell brunch to thank your guests attending your celebration weekend! Guests who’ve traveled to/from a wedding are typically invited to the farewell brunch, and we highly recommend including an invitation and RSVP for the brunch with the wedding invite, this way we can give catering an accurate count of attendance, as often times guest’s departures interfere with the timing of brunch and therefore can effect the turnout. If your wedding destination is in a warm climate, we always recommend an outdoor setting for brunch, allowing guests to enjoy fresh air and nice weather prior to departure. And always remember, Bloody Mary's and mimosas don’t go unnoticed!  Especially for guests who took advantage of the bar at your wedding the night prior, and you can't go wrong if you opt to accompany them with an omelet station, pastries and/or bagels. #Yum!