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Do You Use A Top Sheet With A Duvet?

Some people appreciate the top sheet as a layer of bedding that keeps their duvet cover clean, while others see it as an unnecessary expense that just ends up tangled at the end of the bed. The choice of top sheet or no top sheet may seem an inconsequential decision. ...
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All About Soil-Based Organisms

Soil-based probiotics have been lauded as powerful gut restorers and tiny vitamin factories. But, unfortunately, they've also been vilified as dangerous immune threats. Unfortunately, such differences of opinion aren't very helpful to you when choosing dietary supplements. Soil-based probiotics are bacteria naturally found in the earth. One of the most ...
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Getting To Know Lachlan Giles

Lachlan Giles is an Australian grappler and black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under John Simon, having also worked extensively with Tyrone Crosse as well as Thiago Stefanutti and known as one of the top Aussie competitors of his generation - a reputation earned through podium placements in prestigious ...
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Reasons Why Saenchai Is The Greatest Muay Thai Legend In History

The word "legend" gets thrown around a lot in fight sports, but Saenchai is a true living legend of Muay Thai. 40 years old this year and still kicking asses in the ring when others his age have long hung up their boxing gloves. Every sport in the world and ...
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Life and Times: Craig Jones

Craig Jones is an Australian grappler and Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Lachlan Giles, who worked extensively with coach John Danaher, being a big part of the famous Danaher Death Squad (DDS) competition team, led by Danaher during the late 2010s-to-early-2020s decades. Craig represented the B-Team, a workgroup started by ...
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How Many Solar Panels Do I Need To Power A Refrigerator?

After installing a solar panel system at home, you may wonder whether using solar power instead of traditional electricity is more cost-effective. Since the electricity bill is a big part of your everyday cost, you are likely to know clearly where the money goes. To keep food safe and consistently ...
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All About MC4 Connectors

The MC4 connector is the best way to connect your solar panels to your battery bank. They are easy to use and require no tools. The connectors can be unplugged at any time without harming them or the wires they're connected with. In addition, these connectors allow for quick disconnection ...
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How To Test A Solar Panel?

Solar panels are a great way to save money on your electric bill, but before you make the investment in one, it's important to know how they work and what goes into testing them.  We all want to save the world, and we know that solar power is a great ...
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Is The Msi Z370 Gaming Plus Worth It?

We all want the best bang for our buck when it comes to choosing a motherboard. The MSI Z370 Gaming Plus has many features that are worth considering, but if you're looking for an affordable board with good performance, there may be other options out there for you.  The MSI ...
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Msi B450 Gaming Pro Carbon Ac Motherboard Review

If you're a gamer, you want a motherboard that will provide the best performance possible. The MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC motherboard has plenty of features and ports for your gaming needs, as well as the overclocking capability for those who want to take their rig to the next ...
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Review Of The B450 Pro4

The ASUS B450 Pro4 is a great motherboard for gamers. It has all the features you would need to play games at 1080p, and it supports overclocking.  This motherboard is perfect if you're upgrading from an older PC or building a new one from scratch.  The B450 Pro4 by ASRock ...
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What Are Exercises With One Dumbbell?

Get in an amazing workout by incorporating these unique strength-training moves - they only use one dumbbell.  Some of these exercises work both sides of the body at once, while others target one side at a time, which may reveal which parts of your body are weakest. This will help to ...
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Are Dumbbells or Barbells Better for Building Muscle?

Many gyms are limiting their capacity, access to equipment and providing designated zones for individuals - to encourage social distancing. Limited access to equipment means getting your hands on a barbell could be your one-way ticket to making those post-lockdown gains. Dumbbells and kettlebells are great for building total-body strength, ...
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What Are the Best Seated Dumbbell Exercises?

Free weights such as dumbbells activate smaller stabilizing muscle groups to control the exercise. On the other hand, resistance machines tend to work for muscle groups in very strict planes of movement. The downside of this very strict movement is that while some muscle groups will become significantly stronger, other, ...
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Things To Consider When Buying Silver Jewellery

Silver jewellery has always been a popular choice of women for all the good reasons - it is inexpensive, durable, easily available, easier to maintain, and available in a huge variety of styles and designs. All these factors have created a high demand for silver jewellery all over the world. ...
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What Does It Mean To Wear An Anklet?

Accessories are essential to any outfit and while it may seem easier to pop on a couple of rings or a nice, dangly bracelet, more daring fashion enthusiasts may want to go for an anklet. But a lot of people may have some confusion as to where to start, including ...
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How To Dress For Church?

In today's culture and society, the dress code is becoming looser and looser. The appearance of professionalism has changed drastically over the past few decades in the marketplace as well as the church. Does your church have a dress code, still? Is it even needed? Once upon a day, wearing ...
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How to Write Romantic Wedding Vows

Your wedding day is a special moment in your life. It's something you'll remember forever, even if the marriage doesn't last. So you have to make sure it's perfect and includes vows that are meaningful and romantic for your relationship with your spouse-to-be. The wedding ceremony is a time to ...
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Tips for Wedding Dress Alterations

You're nearly finished planning your big day, but there's one more thing you need to do before the big day arrives: make sure that your wedding dress fits perfectly. The last thing you want on your special day is a poorly fitting wedding dress! Wedding dress alterations are a part ...
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How to Give an Unforgettable Wedding Toast

Everyone has heard of the traditional wedding toast. You know, where the groom's best man stands up and gives a speech to all those gathered at his friend's wedding? That tradition is alive and well, but it doesn't have to be that way. Someone you love is getting married, and ...
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How to Write Your Wedding Vows: Tips, Structure & Advice

Wedding vows are a great way to express your feelings for the person you're marrying. However, writing them can be difficult. There are so many different ways that couples can write their wedding vows, and it's hard to choose which one is right for you. Every couple has their own ...
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Intimate Small Wedding: Benefits and Tips

Intimate weddings are becoming more popular because couples can focus on what's important: each other, their vows, and their guests. It doesn't mean anything wrong with an extravagant wedding, though- sometimes simpler means more meaningful. There are benefits to both types of celebrations in different ways. This blog post offers ...
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Everything You Need to Know to Write Your Own Wedding Vows

One of the most memorable parts of a wedding ceremony is when the bride and groom recite their own vows to one another. The words they choose are deeply personal and set the tone for how their marriage will be shaped. In this blog post, we'll give you some tips ...
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The Essential Guide to Planning a Beach Wedding

We are so excited to share with you all of the tips and tricks we've learned about planning a beach wedding! Planning a beach wedding is a beautiful, romantic and relaxing experience. Beach weddings are popular for their laid-back atmosphere and casual style. It's important to take the time to ...
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Destination Wedding Etiquette

Planning a destination wedding can be tricky, especially when it comes to etiquette. There are so many things to remember when you're in the middle of planning, such as what clothes to wear and how best to navigate any family drama that might arise during your special day. You have ...
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How To Create The Best Wedding Registry

Are you getting married soon? Congratulations! Now that the big day is finally here, it's time to start thinking about what type of registry you want to create. There are lots of different options for registries out there, and some have more benefits than others. One important thing to consider ...
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How to Plan a Small Wedding

Small weddings can be the perfect way to have a meaningful and loving celebration with your partner. Small weddings can make sense for newlyweds who want to spend their budget on the home or couples who are not sure if they want children one day. If you plan, you will ...
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How to Pull Off a Backyard Wedding

If you're dreaming of a small, intimate backyard wedding with family and friends gathered around—you've come to the right place. You don't need an extravagant venue or fancy décor for your special day. And these days, there are plenty of ways to make it happen. When you're planning your big ...
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How Much to Spend on a Wedding Gift

You have been asked to be a guest at someone's wedding. Your gracious host has told you that they don't expect you to spend much on the gift, but how do you know what is too little? How can you find out if it's rude for them not to tell ...
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Non-traditional Wedding Ideas

Some couples are looking for something a little different when it comes to their wedding. If you're one of those people, this is the blog post for you! Couples often wonder what they should do for their wedding and will usually go in one of two directions: traditional or non-traditional. ...
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How to Write an Excellent Wedding Toast

Wedding toasts can be a tricky thing. You have to find the right balance of humour and sentiment while also ensuring you're not stepping on the toes of your best man or maid of honour. You're about to give the best toast of your life, and you want it to ...
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Sister Of The Bride Speech: Tips and Guidance

The wedding day is one of the most important days in a woman's life. It is a celebration, a time to show off your style and elegance with an outfit that will make you feel like royalty for the day. Sister of the bride speech for a wedding is one ...
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Tips for Creating the Ultimate Wedding Registry

If you're looking to get married, the next step is to create a wedding registry. It's your opportunity to let your guests know what gifts you would like, and it can be both fun and helpful for them in choosing their gift. Have you ever gone to a wedding and ...
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Planning a Destination Wedding: Do’s and Don’ts

Planning a destination wedding can be stressful. Therefore, it's important to know your travel and lodging needs before you start booking anything. The first thing is to decide on the location of your event, then find out if the location has an available airport that will service the area for ...
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Tips On Planning Your Wedding After-Party

A wedding is one of the most important days in a couple's life. It's that moment where you tie the knot, say "I do", and seal your love with a kiss. But there are so many things to plan! A wedding is a beautiful and memorable occasion, but it's not ...
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Your Wedding Dances: Planning and Etiquette

A wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime event for most people, and so it's important to make sure that your special day goes off without any issues. But, of course, one of the most fun parts about a wedding celebration is getting to participate in all of the dancing! Whether you're planning ...
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Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Cake

In the world of weddings, there are a lot of decisions to be made. One of these many decisions is choosing your cake. There are many different options for cakes, but not all of them will work best with what you want from your wedding day. One of the main ...
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How Important Are Wedding Photo Albums?

It wasn't that long ago that the only way to enjoy your photos is in a photo album. Looking back at my memories of my childhood adventures, all of them are memorialized in photo albums. We would pour over the images we took, hoping to get a few good captures, ...
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How Far in Advance Should You Plan a Wedding?

If you’re just engaged, it can be super-tempting to dive into wedding planning immediately. After all, you probably started getting questions from well-meaning loved ones within seconds of announcing your engagement. When’s the wedding? Are you getting married in your hometown or a faraway locale? What will you wear? It ...
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How Do I Choose a Wedding Venue?

There’s certainly plenty of things to think about when planning your wedding, and there’s the date, your guest list, the dress and lots of big decisions like who will make up your wedding parties, such as your bridesmaids and best men. However, one decision that you absolutely should not underestimate ...
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Can Wedding Guests Wear White?

It's a common formality for respectful wedding guests never to wear a black or white dress to a wedding. This is because tradition says that black looks too funereal while white would appear to compete with the bride. However, it is now quite common to see wedding guests wearing a ...
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Can Wedding Dresses Be Dyed?

There are plenty of reasons you might want to dye a wedding dress. Maybe you’re feeling a creative spark, or trying to stretch the budget on your special day, or aiming for a specific colour you’ve not seen on the market. Or maybe you’ve already celebrated your wedding and are ...
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Can Wedding Bands Be Resized?

There are many reasons why you may want to have a ring resized. Engagement rings and rings received as gifts or passed down as heirlooms usually need to be resized to fit correctly. Maybe you've gained or lost weight or would just like to wear your ring on a different ...
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A Guide to Wedding Invitation Sizes

Planning a wedding can be daunting. From the dress to the venue, you need to think about everything! However, one thing that many people don't think about is what size their invitation should be. The first step in your wedding planning journey is to decide on an invitation size. There ...
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How to Write a Wedding Toast: Examples, Tips, and Advice

Weddings are a joyous occasion and often celebratory events that bring people together to celebrate the new beginnings in the life of two individuals. A wedding toast is a speech given to congratulate the bride and groom. Unfortunately, it's usually said by someone who has personal ties with the couple, ...
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Tips on How Much to Spend on a Wedding Gift

The wedding day is a special occasion, and the thoughtfulness of your gift will be remembered. However, whether you're invited to a small intimate ceremony or attending an extravagant affair, it can be not easy to know how much money to spend on a wedding gift. We all know weddings ...
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Wedding Gift Etiquette Rules Guests Should Always Follow

Weddings are a time of celebration, but what about the gifts? Most guests feel obligated to give a gift no matter how tight their budget is. However, there are ways to be thoughtful without breaking the bank. Wedding gift etiquette can be difficult to navigate, but don't worry! It is ...
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Make-up Tips for Brides for the Big Day

If you're a bride, chances are that your wedding make-up is one of the most important aspects on your mind. Of course, you want to look flawless, but not like you've used a ton of heavy foundation and concealer. That's why we have put together some tips for getting natural-looking ...
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Writing Your Wedding Thank-You Cards: Tips and Templates

We know the wedding is over. The planning was exhausting, and you're ready never to see another thank-you card again! But don't skip this step of the process: writing your thank-you cards. It's an important part of etiquette (and it'll help prevent any awkward family dinners). Getting married is the ...
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Most Popular Wedding Invitation Sizes + Tips

If you're planning a wedding, choosing the size of your invitation is one of the first decisions to make. Here's some information about popular sizes and how they correspond to guest numbers.  In addition, we have compiled some tips for deciding on the best option for your needs! Weddings are ...
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Writing Your Wedding Thank You Card: Etiquette and Tips

Weddings are such a joyous occasion that it can be hard to keep track of all the people you need to thank. So many family members, friends and business associates have been so helpful in making your wedding day perfect! Finally, the time has come for you to write those ...
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Tips on Doing your own Wedding Day Make-up

You've been planning for months, and finally, the big day is here. You're going to look your best at your wedding, but you don't have time to make it happen. Who can help? Doing your own wedding make-up doesn't have to be intimidating! This article will show you a few ...
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Wedding Dresses for Older Brides: Ideas and Tips

You've been dreaming of your wedding day since you were a little girl. You watched for hours as the bride glided down the aisle on her father's arm. Now, it's time to make that dream come true. Older brides are often overlooked when it comes to wedding dress shopping. As ...
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Wedding Photography Tips for Beginners

Are you interested in taking your photography skills to the next level? Wedding Photography Tips for Beginners is a blog post that will teach you how to take better wedding photos. This particular article includes information on what equipment is needed, dos and don'ts of shooting weddings, and more! Wedding ...
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Tips for Beginners: Wedding Photography Edition

The best photographers are the ones that know how to capture the raw emotions and moments of a wedding. Wedding photography is an art form, but it's not easy! These tips will help you take better photos and make sure your guests leave with memories they'll cherish for years to ...
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Planning an Intimate Wedding: Tips for Success

Many couples are looking for an intimate wedding with a smaller guest list. However, it can be difficult to plan a small wedding because of the costs and logistics involved. This blog post will break down some tips for planning a small intimate wedding to make your special day as ...
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Expert Wedding Planning: Tips and Tricks

Planning a wedding is an exciting but stressful time. There is so much to do, and it's easy to get overwhelmed. Every couple has their own style and approach when it comes to planning a wedding. Some couples are focused on creating the perfect venue, while others want to spend ...
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Complete Guide to Planning a Wedding

Congratulations on your engagement! Planning a wedding is an exciting but daunting process. This blog post serves as a guide for you and your partner to plan out the logistics and necessities of planning a wedding together. From deciding on the venue to selecting appropriate attire, this article will cover ...
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Tips And Ideas For Planning A Perfect Beach Wedding

A beach wedding is an intimate and beautiful way to tie the knot. However, it can also be a logistical nightmare! A beach wedding is an idyllic event and a perfect venue for two people in love. But planning one can be overwhelming, so we've put together this list of ...
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Wedding Photography – Great Tips and Ideas for Beginners

If you are a beginner wedding photographer or want to be one, there is no better source than this blog post. You will find that it has some great tips and ideas for beginners, so read on! Wedding photography is a great way to start your career. It's not too ...
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Best Tips To Plan A Small Intimate Wedding

Congratulations on your engagement! You have been overwhelmed with the amount of decisions you need to make to plan your big day. Where do you start? What is the best way to make sure everything goes smoothly and that all of your guests are comfortable? A wedding day is one ...
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Beach Weddings: Tips and Ideas

If you are looking for a romantic and affordable wedding, then consider getting married at the beach. You've decided to tie the knot by a beach. Congratulations! You're in luck because there are plenty of things you can do for your wedding day, and we want to help you with ...
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13 Wedding Make-up Tips Every Bride Should Know

Wedding day make-up is one of the most important parts of your wedding. First, of course, you want to look like yourself, but more than that, you want to feel confident and comfortable in your own skin on this very special day. Getting your make-up done for a wedding is ...
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What Happens At An Indian Wedding?

A traditional Indian wedding lasts an average of three days. On the first night, a priest will often perform the ganesh pooja, a ceremony that usually happens at home with only the couple, the bridal party and close relatives in attendance. The second day begins with a mehndi ceremony. For ...
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What Is A Traditional Indian Wedding?

Indian weddings are legendary, and part of the continuing legacy is how we balance trends and tradition. As we enter the digital revolution and culture and weddings continue to modernize, many Hindu wedding customs either evolve, fall by the wayside or get a new life.  I thought I would explain ...
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What Is The Best Hairstyle For An Indian Wedding?

Indian wedding hairstyles will interest you if you want your bridal ceremony to be extravagant and special.  Indian weddings are a bright holiday of two loving hearts that, according to the Vedas, bring their souls together.  It’s believed that the couples who take marriage vows stay together for the next ...
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What Is The Job Of A Fashion Photography Assistant?

Part of an assistant's job is not only handling problems but anticipating them. Issues can be varied.  Models being late, gear not working properly, lights may not work, you need to have a plan because you can't get the shot.  Assisting a photographer whose work you admire is one of ...
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When Did Fashion Photography Start?

Though the earliest known fashion photographs date back to the 1850s, in the court of Napoleon III, photography as an advertising tool did not become popular until the early 20th century, when fashion itself became accessible to a wider audience. The first fashion magazines, Harper's Bazaar and Vogue—both founded in ...
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Is Fashion Photography A Good Career?

Fashion photography is most probably one of the most desirable fields of photography. We are lured by the prospect of working with the hottest and trendiest people out there. Fashion photography is a genre of photography that focuses on displaying clothes or other fashion items.  Said like that, it seems ...
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What Is A Model Portfolio?

As an aspiring model, you need an amazing modelling portfolio to kickstart your career. It's your chance to make a great first impression on agencies and clients. You need to put in the effort to get all aspects of your modelling portfolio right. It's not only about shooting your Portfolio; ...
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How to Become a Fashion Photographer?

So you want to be a fashion photographer? Sounds exciting?  Sailing around on yachts with models, shooting in the Caribbean or Tahiti, or maybe even in Australia with your favourite model are perks of the job, right?  How fun it must be to shoot models for Victoria's Secret and Sports ...
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What Are The Photography Tips For Models?

Fashion and model photography is one of the most glamorous niches you can pursue. But it's not only hard to make it to the top as a model or a photographer. Starting in the industry in itself can be difficult. Bringing your vision to life as a professional photographer generally ...
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What Are The Tips Of A Professional Fashion Photographer?

Does fashion photography make you dream about exotic locations, huge paychecks and a life full of beautiful models?  It’s time to learn how to tell fantasies from reality. Being a fashion photographer is hard work, which often leaves you so washed out that you can’t think about all the advantages. ...
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How painful is a cosmetic lip tattoo?

Tattoos have been a popular form of body art for many years. Statistic Brain reports that 45 million Americans have at least one tattoo somewhere on their body. The latest tattoo trend to explode in popularity is lip tattoos. Although any tattoo procedure can be risky, if you're thinking about ...
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How Long Does A Lip Tattoo Last?

Lip tattoos slowly gaining popularity, but they are not actually done on the outer part of the lips. They are done inside the mouth, under your lower lip. Just like the other kinds of tattoos, they come with their strengths and drawbacks. One thing is for sure, though: they are ...
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Does microneedling work on stretch marks?

In the past, women have used all kinds of concoctions to try and get rid of stretch marks, from coconut oils and sugar scrubs to seaweed wraps and Vitamin A creams. Research shows that topical creams and oils are not effective on stretch marks as they do not penetrate deep ...
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Can you get rid of stretch marks?

Most women suffer from stretch marks usually after pregnancy, but that’s not the only cause for it. Men too have stretch marks and so do women who are not pregnant. Stretch marks occur due to a sudden weight gain or weight loss. There is no denying the fact that stretch ...
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Can lip cosmetic tattoos make lips look bigger?

Cosmetic tattooing has quickly become the norm, with more and more women adding microblade eyebrows, tattoo eyeliner and even permanent under-eye concealer to their beauty menu.And while the idea of permanent and semi-permanent makeup may still be scary to some, the reality is that cosmetic tattooing is now so intricate ...
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What Is A Rustic Boho Wedding?

A rustic boho wedding is one of my favourite types of rustic weddings, and this amazing wedding will blow you away. With a lovely colour theme and some super fun details, like a VW bus, this wedding will inspire you to take a fresh approach to your wedding theme as ...
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Knowing More About Boho Style : What Is Boho Casual?

In love with boho? I've got something special for you tonight, as we are about to see must-have boho casual outfits you can try on this time. Trust me, and you're going to be wowed to find your favourites that can be worn from Mondays to Sundays! I tried to ...
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How to Enjoy Your Wedding Day?

You have spent countless hours planning, daydreaming, creating, crafting, and even swooning over your special day.  You are about to marry the person of your dreams, and you are more than just excited – you are bouncing off the walls. Most couples are like this pre-wedding day. But, sadly, most ...
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How Does a Wedding Registry Work?

The question that many engaged couples ask themselves is: "how does a wedding registry work?" A wedding registry is an online or physical list of gifts you want to receive from your guests. It's not required, but it does make the process easier for everyone if you do one!  You can ...
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How Do You Choose Your Wedding Food?

Choosing your wedding food can be an overwhelming process. There are so many options to choose from, and you want to make sure that everything is perfect for your big day!  Wedding food gets a bad rap, but it doesn't have to be that way! With a bit of guidance and ...
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How Do You Accommodate Out of Town Wedding Guests?

It's time to take care of the last-minute details for your wedding, and you're wondering how you'll accommodate out-of-town guests. You don't want them to have a long, tiring day, so we've put together some tips for making their stay as comfortable as possible.  When throwing a wedding, it is essential ...
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How Can I Make a Cheap Wedding Look Expensive?

You don't have a ton of money to spend, but you don't want your wedding to look cheap. With these tips to create a glamorous wedding on a small budget, your guests will be blown away if they find out how little you spent.  For most brides, Pinterest has been a ...
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How to Become an Editorial Photographer?

Editorial photographers provide photographs to illustrate articles published in newspapers, magazines and digital platforms.  They may work as staff photographers for specific publications or run their own business, supplying freelance photographs to art directors or photo editors.  Editorial photographers work on location and in studios, sometimes collaborating with a writer ...
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How Can I Work as a Model?

There are many benefits to a career as a model. You learn skills that can give you poise and confidence. You could have the opportunity to travel to exciting places and meet fascinating people and the salary can also be good, depending on your experience and reputation. Modelling is a ...
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What Is The Purpose Of Fashion Photography?

Fashion photography is focused on branding: models, location, props and other aspects of the shoot take on great significance.  The goal is to create something unique that will arrest the eye and stick in the viewer's mind, creating an identity that becomes attached to your product and, subsequently, your brand.  ...
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What Should You Do Before a Photoshoot?

So you are not sure how to prepare for a photo shoot.  You are excited to feel fierce, to have stunning photos taken of you and to strut your stuff in front of the camera – but you want to make sure you look glowy and beautiful.  What if you ...
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What Are the Advantages of Being a Fashion Photographer?

Photographers use their technical expertise and creativity to produce photographic images to tell a story or record a live event.  Some photographers are paid for photoshoots and travel quite extensively. Others work in studios, either as employees or as owner-employees.  Technically skilled photographers may also work in various medical or ...
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How to Do Test Shoots?

Test shoots are an ideal way to build up your portfolio while forging the relationships that will help further your career. Here are some guidelines for creating test shoots that are valuable, rewarding and productive. Creating test shoots, or just 'testing', (also referred to as 'time for print' or 'tfp') ...
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What Are the Disadvantages of Being a Fashion Photographer?

The most significant benefit of being a photographer is that photographers generally love photo-taking (this is pretty obvious). Doing something you are passionate about is something many people are dreaming of.  Generally, most clients are courteous to photographers since they need the photographs from the photographers. So, it seems not ...
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What Is Art Photography

What Is Art Photography From the moment photography was invented in 1839 to the middle of the last Century, had raged a heated debate on whether it is a form of art or simply a way of using an optical-mechanical contraption to document reality.  Now we know that photography is ...
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How Fashion Photography Can Make Your Brand Standout?

After years of planning and designing, you decided it’s time to start your fashion brand finally.  You have dozens of fresh designs, your online store, a website and accounts on all major social media channels. You believe you did everything you could to raise awareness about it, but your sales are ...
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What Is an Artistic Photo?

One of the most challenging questions to answer in any field where creativity and individual point of view has a role has to be, 'Is it art?'  Starting with whether art can be defined in any helpful way, the question always requires a certain amount of personal interpretation and feeling ...
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What questions should I ask a DJ for a wedding?

Every wedding day has a soundtrack of its own—from the walk down the aisle to the first dance, the bouquet toss to your final farewell, music helps set the tone for the entire day which is why your DJ or band has such an important role. These are the most ...
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What should I expect from a wedding DJ?

A professional wedding DJ will do a lot more for your wedding celebration than simply play dance music. A wedding DJ can make or break a wedding. Music is one of the most important aspects of a wedding celebration. So what to expect from a wedding DJ is very important ...
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What is Hanukkah?

Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah, is the Jewish Festival Of Lights. The date is celebrated changes each year, depending on the Western calendar, but it usually falls in November or December. The celebration dates back to two centuries before Christianity began, and lasts for eight days. The word 'Hanukkah' means ...
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Why is 18 a lucky number?

In Numerology, it is understood that numbers carry specific energies that function like personality traits, influencing people and events in ways that are almost always unanticipated and often misunderstood. Through the study of Numerology, it is possible to uncover the hidden energies that are influencing your present life conditions. Compound ...
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Why do Jews fast on their wedding day?

There is an ancient custom for a bride and groom to fast on their wedding day. There are many reasons cited for this custom, some practical, and others more spiritual in nature. For example, one of the explanations offered for the fast is to ensure that the groom does not ...
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Oakleigh Grammar School Reviews Melbourne

The decision to send your child to a private school is a big one. The expense and the time commitment can be daunting, but there are many benefits that make it worth the cost. Private schools often have smaller class sizes which allow for more individualised attention from teachers. In ...
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Why Is Having a Small Wedding Better?

If you are looking to have a small wedding, you may be wondering why it is better.  The truth is that there are many reasons as to why having a smaller wedding can be the best choice for couples.  For starters, you will save money and time on one of ...
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What Are the Pros and Cons of a Big Wedding?

The decision to have a big wedding can be difficult as it requires more time, money, and planning.  However, big weddings have their pros and cons.  When you're planning your wedding, one of the first questions you'll ask yourself is, "How big do we want the wedding to be?" The ...
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What Is Considered an Intimate Wedding?

When planning your wedding, it may seem like a good idea to keep things intimate.  But what does that mean? Is an intimate wedding the same as a small wedding? What are some examples of intimacy in weddings? The number of “intimate” weddings is rising as couples seek to maximise ...
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Who Typically Pays for a Wedding?

Who typically pays for a wedding? It's a question that many couples ask themselves when they are planning their big day.  Weddings are an expensive affair, and it's not always clear who typically pays for what. But, first, we have to throw out the disclaimer that there is no official ruling ...
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What Is the Etiquette for Engagement Announcements?

Learning about engagement announcement etiquette is a great way to start engagement and wedding planning. Following proper etiquette can prevent hurt feelings, and it is also practical. After you get engaged, spend as much time enjoying the moment as you possibly can.  Daydream about what it was like, celebrate over ...
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What Does a Man of Honour Do?

The role of the Man of honour is often overlooked when it comes to weddings. It's not a job that many people are aware of, and even fewer know what they're supposed to be doing.  When it comes to choosing who you want to have standing next to you on ...
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How to Plan a Virtual Bridal Shower?

News flash: Bridal showers don't have to be thrown in person. Hosting a virtual event—that is, group video calling via FaceTime, Skype, Zoom, or another platform—can be just as fun! A bridal shower is one of those moments a bride looks forward to from the moment wedding planning begins, and with social distancing ...
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How to Prepare for a Wedding as a Groom

How Do You Nail the Mismatched Bridesmaids Look?

Mismatched bridesmaids dresses can be tricky to pull off, but you can create an elegant look that everyone will love with the proper clothing and accessories. Traditionally, bridesmaids have long been forced to suit up in their mandatory matching uniforms without considering their styles, body shapes or skin tones. But ...
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Is a Destination Wedding a Good Idea?

Having a destination wedding miles away from home means you're in for a much more intimate ceremony and can enjoy a two-for-one wedding and honeymoon.  But planning such an event is no easy feat. So before jetting off to a foreign land to marry your love, there are some crucial details to ...
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How to Prepare for a Wedding as a Groom

How to Prepare for a Wedding as a Groom?

We see a lot of articles giving tips for brides preparing for their wedding day. But rarely do we see wedding day preparation advice for grooms. Men have to prepare, too, you know.  And though they require less time and effort than their brides, there are still some things to ...
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What Are the Things Guests Should Never Wear to a Wedding

How Do You Choose a Wedding Date?

Selecting the perfect wedding date is a task that many couples find difficult.  Availability of family members, national holidays, budget, and weather are all factors that must be considered to ensure your big day runs smoothly. Boutique Events Group has proven itself to be an iconic wedding venue and function centre in ...
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How Do You Negotiate With Wedding Venues?

Negotiating is expected in the wedding industry, but you can't treat your wedding venue like a rug merchant to be effective at it. That is not the way. Your wedding day is probably the most expensive event you'll ever pay for: the average wedding in 2016 costs more than $35,000 ...
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What Are the Things Guests Should Never Wear to a Wedding

What Are the Things Guests Should Never Wear to a Wedding?

Choosing what to wear to a wedding can be downright taxing, especially as dress codes become more and more unclear.  No matter what type of wedding you attend, there is always a set of etiquette and dress code rules that accompany it.  Whether it's a black-tie, semi-formal, or casual wedding, ...
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Wedding Planning Tips

How to Find the Perfect Wedding Venue?

Choosing a suitable wedding venue is perhaps the part of the planning that requires the most brainstorming.  After all, the rest of the planning is only tentative until you have a facility secured.  Of course, successfully reserving the wedding location(s) for your clients is easier said than done due to factors ...
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Wedding Planning Tips

How to Save With Wedding Food?

With all the expenses of a wedding, it is easy to get overwhelmed by how much everything costs.  However, there are some ways you can save money on your wedding food. Here are our top budget-friendly tips for saving money on food without sacrificing anything in terms of taste or quality! ...
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How to Find a Good Florist?

Wedding flowers are one of the essential elements of your big day. Not only do they provide colour and decoration, but they symbolise life, growth, and rebirth.  Good wedding flowers are also a conversation starter, and after the food and dress, one of the things guests will remember most.  While every ...
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Wedding Planning Tips

How Do I Choose a Wedding Caterer?

Have you ever been to a wedding and loved the food? Or maybe you've been to one that had mediocre at best food, and it took away from an otherwise perfect day. So how do you go about choosing your caterer? Saying “I do” at Boutique Events Group is an elegant ...
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How Do I Write My Wedding Website Sections?

If you're in the middle of wedding planning, making a wedding website is one task that shouldn't be kept to the end of your to-do list. But writing for your wedding website can be an intimidating task, especially if you don't consider yourself a wordsmith.  Your custom site is the easiest way ...
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How Do You Set up a Wedding Website?

You and your fiancé may have already started planning the wedding, but there is one more task to consider: setting up a website.  A wedding website will give you a place for information about the big day at your fingertips. It also provides an opportunity to share with friends and family who cannot ...
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Wedding Planning Tips

What Not to Do When You Get Engaged?

Getting engaged is a big deal, and you want to make sure that everything goes off without a hitch. But as with anything in life, there are always things not to do. Here are some of the most common mistakes people make when they get engaged. There are so many things ...
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Wedding Planning Tips

What Should Be Included in a Wedding Vendor Contract?

It's essential to hire wedding vendors, but it's also just as necessary to create a contract for them. This can help avoid any misunderstandings or miscommunications on the day of your wedding.  In this blog post, we will go over what should be included in a wedding vendor contract and why it is crucial.  ...
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How to Interview a Wedding Planner?

Wedding planning is no easy task, which is why so many couples hire planners to help them pull off the biggest party of their life without a hitch. Also known as bridal or wedding consultants, wedding planners help clients coordinate entire weddings or isolated wedding activities.  When interviewing wedding planners, the most suitable ...
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How to Hire a Wedding Coordinator?

If you're a bride in the process of planning your wedding, then you've probably been overwhelmed by all of the decisions that need to be made.  What colours should I use? Who is going to make my cake? The list goes on and on. And let's not forget about one of ...
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How to Plan a Luxury Wedding on a Budget?

Your wedding will be one of the most memorable events in your life, so it is natural for you to want to make it luxurious and elegant. Saying “I do” at Boutique Events Group is an elegant and luxurious affair. Whether you are thinking of adding some 20-inch wedding sparklers or ...
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How Do You Handle Kids at Your Wedding?

For every bride and groom who coo over kids at weddings, there's another couple that's nervous kids might disrupt things.  Neither group is wrong exactly—asking children to be a part of your celebration (as participants, attendees, or both)—can definitely impact the big day.  That's why, before you finalize your guest list, ...
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How Do You Cut Wedding Expenses?

Weddings are expensive events any way you slice it unless you're willing to cut some significant corners ― like having a cash bar instead of an open one or getting married on a Tuesday instead of a Saturday. But fortunately, there are some small ways to reduce costs without sacrificing ...
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How Do I Prepare My Skin for My Wedding?

We know you are probably thinking the last thing on your mind right now is how to prepare your skin for your wedding. You've got so many things going through your head!  But don't worry, we're here to help. Looking for the Top Wedding Planner in Melbourne? Look no further and ...
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What Vendors Do You Need for a Micro-Wedding?

Have you heard the buzz about micro-weddings? If you were planning a wedding in 2020—we know you have. It’s no secret that COVID-19 changed the wedding industry.  From forcing couples to change their wedding plans to a surge of new terms such as “micro-wedding” and “virtual wedding,” teams are navigating ...
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How to Manage Wedding Planning Anxiety?

Wedding planning can be an overwhelming process. Every person has different opinions and thoughts on what is important to them, leading to a lot of anxiety.  This blog post will tell you how to manage wedding planning anxiety so that this time in your life is not stressful and enjoyable! If you have ...
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How Do You Plan a Virtual Wedding?

If you're one of the thousands of couples who've had to make the emotional and challenging decision to cancel or postpone your wedding due to the coronavirus pandemic, you're understandably disappointed.  And you're not alone-Google has released their "Year in Search" trending data for 2020, and "virtual marriage" made in the list.  ...
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What Are the Beauty Tips Before Marriage

It's that time of year when all the brides-to-be are getting ready to walk down the aisle.  Whether you're a bride who is just beginning her wedding planning, or one who has been engaged for years and recently started taking on more responsibility in preparations, there are some things you ...
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How Do I Save on Wedding Transportation?

What do you think is one of the most important aspects of a wedding? The dress, the venue, or maybe the cake? Well, according to our readership survey, wedding transportation was ranked as number three.  Whether it's for getting from the church to your reception or just getting around town on your ...
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Wedding Photography

What Are The Tips And Tricks For Food Photography?

Food photography is arguably one of the most challenging types of photography out there. Like painting, you start with a blank canvas and build. Layer upon layer, you construct the photo until you reach the perfect balance of reality and art. Everything in the picture is a decision. The photographer ...
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What Is Newborn Photography?

Newborn baby photography is a very specialized topic of portraiture. If the baby is your own or belongs to a close friend or family member, you may be looking to grab a few snaps and need a few tips. Or, you may be a professional photographer looking to make a ...
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Why Do Wedding Photographers Cost So Much?

Countless times, we have our clients ask why wedding photography is so expensive, and there is little about what goes on before and after we show up to photograph a wedding. This will give you a better perspective on 'Why Wedding Photographers Charge What They Charge?'. Long after a multi-day ...
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What Qualifications Do You Need to Be a Wedding Photographer?

Wedding photography is joyful beyond description! It's all the rage in the realm of digital photography, and you can turn a pretty penny as well! But professional wedding photography isn't for everyone.  Personal Requirements for a Photographer Artistic flair Eye for detail Able to learn the technical aspects of photography ...
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What to Do When You Can’t Decide on a Wedding Photographer?

With all of the excitement and anticipation that comes with planning your wedding, the day finally comes and passes more quickly than you'd even imagine. While you should savour each moment, one thing is for sure: you'll want to relive it forever. The best way to draw value from all ...
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What Mode Do Most Professional Photographers Shoot In?

Do you find yourself flitting between different camera modes without much understanding as to which is the best? It's pretty standard amongst photographers, and the only honest advice around seems to be 'don't use automatic' or 'use manual'. Well, I think that is pretty useless advice. After all, throwing someone ...
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How to Create a Wedding Photography Contract?

You've seen it before. It's not the photographer with the most significant camera or the most artistic eye that wins in the world of wedding photography. It's the best-practised business photographer. Savvy businessmen or women know how to create their brand and or product, sell it, promote it – and ...
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What Are the Wedding Photography Editing Tips for Beginner Photographers?

Nowadays, photographers want to provide their clients with quality and fascinating photos. The per cent of shooters, who do wedding photo editing themselves, is decreasing. Simultaneously, the rest cooperate with online wedding photo retouching FixThePhoto Still. If you want to do image retouching on your own, there are 20 wedding ...
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How to Shoot Wedding Day Details?

There's so much to remember when shooting a wedding and so many important moments to capture. It's sometimes easy to miss the wedding detail shots. These more minor details are often things that the couple has painstakingly chosen in the run-up to their big day. You may also find yourself ...
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How to Pose for a Wedding Photoshoot?

When a couple hires you as their photographer, they entrust you to highlight the most critical parts of their big day. From getting ready to the first look to the ceremony to the reception, there are so many unforgettable moments to capture. These moments will contribute to the story you ...
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How to Improve Your Lightroom Workflow?

We don't proclaim to be professional wedding photographer. However, we have personally photographed many weddings and wedding receptions, and we can promise you that those events produce a high volume of images to sort through. Thankfully, Lightroom makes managing all those files much more accessible. This post will cover some ...
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What Should a Wedding Photographer Wear?

Not sure what a wedding photographer should wear? Although what photographers can wear is generally not restricted in any way, you should aim to respect and complement how vital the event is to both the bride and the groom. As a general rule, a wedding photographer needs to look professional ...
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How to Photograph Kids at a Wedding?

Children at weddings are great. With their super cute mini suits and princess dresses, they are seriously adorable, and whilst they're all dressed up, it's an excellent opportunity for some photos for the wall at home. Getting a decent photo of your children can be difficult no matter how old ...
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How to Curate Your Wedding Photographer Portfolio?

Your photography website is essential to winning clients. It is typically the first place your clients will look to familiarise themselves with your work and determine whether you are worth hiring. For these reasons and more, your site must make a solid first impression.  Finding the Right Website Format for ...
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What Are the Benefits of an Unplugged Wedding?

The music starts to play. The bridesmaids enter, followed by the flower girls. The guests stand in anticipation of the bride coming down the aisle. This is the moment everyone has been waiting for. In years past, family and friends watched as the bride was escorted in, maybe looking back ...
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Is Diamond A Good Investment?

Many people vouch how diamonds aren’t exactly the best investment you can make. That might be true, but if you buy carefully, then at least the diamond will hold its value. Traditionally, investment-grade diamonds are either big, rare fancy colours or both. This limits professional diamond investing to diamond dealers ...
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Hens Ideas

What is the point of Bucks night?

If this is the ‘norm’, the best man or bridesmaid must be wondering what they need to do not only to meet this standard but create a day or night that is memorable. Looking for hens ideas Melbourne? Look no further, Magic Men has you covered. Ongoing Rules for the ...
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Hens Ideas

Where can I take a hen do abroad?

On the search for the best hen do destinations in the world? We've got you covered. Weddings of late might have been slightly different, but as we exit Lockdown 2.0, with vaccines and a new year on the horizon, all signs are pointing in a positive direction for 2021 brides. ...
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What should a guest wear to a bachelor party?

What to wear to a bachelor party is a common question asked amongst the guys. This post answers that question with the most stylish bachelor party attire ideas. What to wear to a bachelor party largely depends on the venue, the dress code, and the type of party. There are ...
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How long before the wedding should the hen party be?

Hen Parties are a staple of Western marriages. However, cultures are ever-changing, and there is no standard way of celebrating the bride-to-be’s last night. So, this begs the question: when should I throw the hen do? From a month to a year before, let’s explore the different options in the ...
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Hens Ideas

What colour can you wear in a hen party?

First things first, unless specifically told otherwise by the bride, you should let the bride have her moment in white & find another colour to wear. This generally stands true for all wedding festivities, unless specifically asked to wear white. For example, some brides want all their girlfriends to wear ...
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Hens Ideas

Why do they call it a hens party?

Hen parties are big business right now, but that has not always been the case. The practice of a dedicated party for the bride has only been around for the last 60 years. The idea for it was born out of the grooms version, the stag does, which can trace ...
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What do bachelorette parties consist of?

Although many brides are busy completing tasks for the main event, there are various pre-wedding events to look forward to, too. First of all, you've got your bridal shower, which is almost always a fun experience filled with presents and pampering. There's also the rehearsal dinner –– a nice gathering ...
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Hens Ideas

What do you do at a hen party?

ALL brides are as upfront about what they want for their Hen do as possible. It'll make their maid of honour's life a whole lot easier and ensure the bride has a night to remember for all the right reasons! Looking for hens ideas melbourne? Look no further, Magic Men ...
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Should a Bride Pay for Her Hens Party?

Who Pays For The Hens Night? So you are throwing your bestie the hens night of her dreams – congratulations on being a MOH or Bridesmaid at such a special time in her life! This is such a beautiful milestone in your friendship, and the selfies and memories will be ...
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What is a combined bachelor and bachelorette party called?

Bachelor and bachelorette parties used to symbolize the end of an era for engaged couples. Once they got married, the social rules changed, and fun with friends was not allowed when they returned home after the honeymoon. No longer would the bride be able to meet her friends for Saturday ...
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What kind of jewellery do brides wear?

So your big day is almost here. Your dream dress is ordered, and you've picked out your veil and headpiece to match. Now, you have the fun task of picking your wedding jewellery and accessories! Like the dress, there are so many options for wedding day jewellery that it can ...
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What are the etiquettes of an engagement ring?

An engagement is an exciting time! Not only for the couple but for their family and loved ones. Once you are engaged, the first thing everyone wants to see is the beautiful ring on your finger. (That may also be why about 30% of brides-to-be get a manicure if they ...
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The Father of the Bride Speech Guide and Tips

The Father of the Bride Speech Guide and Tips

The traditional running order of wedding speeches typically involves the father of the bride presenting his speech first at the wedding reception, followed by the groom speech and the best man speech. In this order, the father of the bride speech is typically seen as the warm-up act. The father ...
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A Guide to the Best Man Speech

A Guide to the Best Man Speech

Congrats you're the best man! It's a pretty good feeling when one of your friends or relatives asks you to be their right hand for the wedding. But lurking beyond all the fun, harmless stuff planning an epic bachelor party and crushing the dance floor, to name a couple is ...
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Ultimate Guide Father of the Bride Speech

The father of the bride's wedding toast is one of the most highly anticipated speeches, and, likely, one you've been excited (or dreading) to give for a very long time. It is the moment that everyone knows to get their tissues out for because it's almost impossible not to shed ...
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Tips For Perfect Mother of the Groom Speech

At most weddings, it is the father of the groom that makes a speech to celebrate the joyous occasion. However, in some exceptional cases, the Mother of the groom is also required to make a speech and pay tribute to the lucky couple. If you are reading this article, then ...
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Wedding Videography

What is the best camera for wedding videography?

Buying the best wedding camera isn’t going to be cheap; however, if you’re looking to invest in a serious hobby or even career being a wedding photographer and videographer, you’ve come to the right place since we chose our favourite cameras of all time suitable for wedding venues of all ...
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What are the qualities of a good videographer?

Finding a good wedding videographer for your big day can be challenging. You might have done a thorough Google search and found several videographers to choose from. In such a case, understanding the qualities that are associated with great wedding videographers will enable you to make the right choice. This ...
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How much should you spend on a wedding videographer?

There is a wedding videographer out there who is just right for your wedding, and like anything, your investment will reflect on your return. Put: you pay for what you get. For this article, we have categorized videographers into three general categories; “The Hobbyist”, “The Professional” and the “The Artist.” ...
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Wedding Dance

What music is played at weddings?

Music is one of the things at your wedding, which forms the part of your persona and helps you to set the mood of your wedding party. Choosing music for your wedding can be one of the most enjoyable tasks of your wedding planning. It can also be a good ...
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Wedding Dance

What is a good first dance song for a wedding?

Committing to eternity is substantive and sentimental, as is finding the song to encapsulate that forever feeling. When it comes to selecting the best tune for your first dance, consider songs that you connect with as individuals and as a couple. Whether it's from a movie that you watched together ...
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Wedding DJ

How long do I need a DJ for my wedding?

This depends on the type of party you want to have. The most common booking for us is a 5 hour DJ set and is usually seven pm-midnight, but the possibilities are endless. Perhaps you want a DJ to start early and play background music during dinner, or maybe you'll ...
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Videographer

How do I choose a wedding videographer?

While still, images are an essential wedding day keepsake, we highly recommend investing in a professional wedding videographer to help capture your special day too! Your wedding day goes by so quickly so you'll want to have a video to relive all those special moments – like the look on ...
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How do I choose a wedding song?

Love songs have this magical ability to make you think about your sweetheart, replay memories in your head, and even shed a tear. When you listen to a certain tune, you might be astounded by how relatable it is to your relationship. Some couples even claim a melody as "their ...
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How do beginners shoot a wedding video?

There was a time when videography was limited to trained professionals with the most advanced equipment. But with the introduction of the internet and smartphones, creating videos has become accessible for nearly anyone—even if you have little to no experience. If you're interested in video production for beginners, we'll show ...
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Wedding Dress Tips

What is the best way to store a wedding dress?

The dress you walk down the aisle in holds so many memories - not just of the wedding itself, but of the planning, the dreaming, the anticipation. You may never wear the dress again, but it just feels wrong to stick it on a hanger in the back of your ...
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Wedding Superstitions & Traditions Explained

Some wedding traditions and superstitions are so ingrained in our culture that we don’t even think to question them. But do you know why a bride tosses the bouquet over her head? For what possible reason would a couple save a layer of cake in their freezer for a year? ...
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Should You Preserve Your Wedding Dress?

One of the biggest days of your life is your wedding day! You spent time perfecting every little detail, down to the last button on your dress. Preserve and protect your wedding dress by keeping it in a preservation box. Our wedding dress storage boxes come in a variety of ...
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Wedding Dress Tips

Is it too late to clean my wedding dress?

Let’s face it. It’s all about the dress. It’s the day most women dream of–looking so beautiful in their white gown that it takes the groom’s breath away and leaves him speechless. Your gown will most likely be the most expensive dress you’ll ever buy.  Your wedding gown is the ...
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Wedding Dress Tips

Is it safe to dry clean a wedding dress?

From the day when you found The One right up until your wedding day, it is likely all you can think about. No, The One is not your future spouse, but your wedding dress. However, after the big day when it had done its job on making you look the ...
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How to whiten a yellowed wedding dress?

White lace wedding dress can yellow over time while sitting in your drawer or closet. Clothing that is lace is especially likely to yellow around the neckline and underarms. You can refresh the items and whiten them up again, so they look as good as new. Most of the brides ...
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How much is a DJ usually?

What is the price of having a DJ? "How much is the cost-of-wedding-DJ?" or "How much should I expect to pay for a wedding DJ for a 4-hour wedding reception". The bad part about this is the answers are all a bunch of misinformation that can do nothing but lead ...
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Wedding Ideas

How do you have a fun wedding?

A lot of pressure comes with planning a wedding. You want to put together a celebration that is fun for everyone invited — and not just fun, but the best night ever.  Think about the last fun wedding you attended. What do you remember most about it? Among the first ...
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Wedding Invitation Tips

How do I choose a wedding stationery?

As your guests eagerly open their wedding invitations, this will be the first hint of the fabulous day that you have in store for them. Your invitation sets the scene, so consider this when choosing your perfect invite design – if you’re planning a traditional ‘do’ your invitations should also ...
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Engagement Party Tips

How to throw an engagement party?

Whether you're planning an engagement party or recently engaged yourself, we're guessing you have a few questions about this pre-wedding bash. An engagement party is exactly what it sounds like: a party to celebrate the engaged couple and their upcoming wedding. Think of it as the official kick-off to your ...
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Wedding Venues in Melbourne

Wedding Venue places located in Melbourne that you can choose from to make your special day more exciting and memorable. Check this list for the perfect venue for your wedding day.   Sheldon Reception Wedding Venue Melbourne  sheldonreception.com 393648222 About us On your wedding day, of all days, everything must ...
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Wedding Lighting

How do you light wedding sparklers?

Lighting sparklers at your wedding can be quick and easy if you plan ahead and follow these suggestions listed below. You do want to coordinate how you light them and when you light them for the best results, especially if you want your photographer to capture the fun and excitement ...
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Wedding Reception Idea

How can I make my wedding unique and unforgettable?

Your wedding day is first and foremost meant to be a celebration of the love between you and your husband-to-be, but that doesn't mean your ceremony and reception can't also be a seriously fun party. When it comes to planning a wedding, there are a few basic elements you have ...
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Groom's Outfit Ideas

Does the groom have to wear a boutonniere?

A boutonniere is technically a floral-adorned pin that is affixed to a suit jacket's left lapel. These small bunches of flowers are usually reserved for VIPs, but as you plan for your big day, you might find yourself asking: Who wears a boutonniere at a wedding? We've compiled a list ...
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Groom's Outfit Ideas

Should the groom wear a suit or tuxedo?

Many don't understand the difference between a tuxedo and a suit, and with the style of tuxes changing, it's becoming even harder to tell them apart. When most people think of tuxedos, they think of Daniel Craig as James Bond in his black dinner jacket and bowtie, but many modern ...
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Engagement Ideas

What is the purpose of wedding engagement?

The engagement period is more than an excuse for your fiance to show off her engagement ring and be the centre of attention. It takes a lot of time to plan a wedding such as picking a day, picking a location, reserving the location, deciding who to invite, sending invitations ...
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Wedding Invitation Ideas

What is written on a wedding invitation?

Not sure how to word your wedding invitations? It might seem simple at first, but once you get started, you may realize that crafting the perfect wedding invitation wording can be a little tricky. There are etiquette rules to navigate and maybe a couple of sticky situations to figure out. ...
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Bridesmaids Ideas

What is a bridesmaid supposed to pay for?

You've been asked to be in a wedding. How exciting! But wait-before you accept, there are a few things to consider. While it's an incredible honour to be in a friend or loved one's wedding, the cost of being a bridesmaid is more than you think. There are plenty of ...
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Wedding Destination Ideas

What does a wedding destination mean?

A destination wedding is a wedding that is held in a setting away from your hometown. Frequently a destination wedding and the subsequent honeymoon are celebrated at the same resort venue. What's a destination wedding like? Picture yourselves in a warm, luxurious atmosphere with happy friends and family toasting the ...
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How to choose your best man?

The best man at a wedding ceremony and reception is a celebrity. He is known for his hilarious (and sometimes embarrassing) speech, and he can throw one hell of a bachelor party. The best man is the guy who gets the party started and keeps it going all night. He's ...
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Best man duties

What is the role of the best man?

While the result will be beautiful, weddings require a lot of planning and a lot of work along the way. And as a couple works to plan the most important day of their life, having people close to them such as a best man or maid of honour who will ...
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Wedding Rehearsal Ideas

Do you need a wedding rehearsal?

On the day before the wedding, you'll have a lot of things to do: Deliver welcome bags, greet out-of-town guests, maybe even a manicure-pedicure appointment with your bridesmaids. If the schedule is jam-packed that day, do you really need to have a wedding rehearsal? There's no rule that says you ...
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Hens Night Ideas

How much should a hens night cost?

Weddings are expensive. We're not talking about the bride and groom -- we mean for guests, too. You've usually got the engagement party (to which you take a gift), hens or bucks party, maybe a kitchen tea (another gift), the wedding itself (which involves yet another gift and often a ...
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Hens Night Ideas

How to plan a hens night?

Planning a hen party can be pretty stressful – particularly if you have never planned a large event before. Take a look at our step-by-step guide to planning the perfect hen party to make sure you know the timeline for throwing the hen and how to make it go without ...
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Honeymoon Tips

How to plan a honeymoon?

Ah, the honeymoon. This is probably the wedding event brides and grooms look forward to the most, you know, after walking down the aisle. But it's not as simple as saying "I do" and hopping on a plane — there happens to be a lot of exhaustive planning involved. So, ...
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Kitchen Tea Ideas

How to host a bridal shower tea party?

Bridal shower tea parties are a very traditional, elegant and sophisticated way to celebrate a bride's upcoming wedding. A bridal tea can be intimate, with just the bridal party attending, or a larger event including other female friends and relatives that will be invited to the wedding. This shower theme ...
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Page Boy Ideas

What does a page boy wear?

Deciding what your page boy or ring bearer should wear to lead you down the aisle is always a little tricky. Should he be dressed like the groom and his ushers, or should he wear something different to coordinate with the bridesmaids he is accompanying? If you choose to have ...
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Flower Girl

Why does a flower girl throw petals?

Flower girls are adorable additions to any wedding. Even if kids aren't your thing, it's hard to deny the cuteness that comes with a little tot all dolled up in tulle throwing petals down the aisle. Usually, the youngest person in the wedding party, the flower girl typically precedes the ...
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Premarital Counselling

How do I find a premarital counsellor?

Before saying "I do," many couples choose to go to counselling. Premarital counselling is a special kind of therapy that helps prepare you and your partner for marriage. This type of counselling will also help you and your soon-to-be spouse spot relationship patterns that may become problematic down the road. ...
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Premarital Counselling Ideas

What is discussed in premarital counselling?

Curious about premarital counselling? Our experts are here to share everything you can expect to discuss if you decide to sit down with a therapist before your big day. From defining marriage expectations to determining whether you and your partner are both on the same page about having children, no ...
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Wedding Ring Tips

Are Costco diamonds good?

​Costco has everything; you name it, they have it, and diamond rings and jewellery aren't the exceptions here. When the word Costco comes to mind, you don't exactly think about jewellery and diamonds, but you're probably wondering whether they're worth buying. So, are they any good? Keep reading to find ...
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Wedding Lighting Ideas

Is uplighting necessary at a wedding?

Uplighting is a popular lighting effect created by strategically placing lighting fixtures on the floor and pointing them up. Thus creating the effect of "up lighting". Uplighting is a very effective way to improve the ambience of event space dramatically. Accent walls with colour, highlight special areas or cast a ...
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Wedding Invitation Ideas

What is the cheapest way to do wedding invitations?

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, but if you want to celebrate in style, you're going to have to be smart about planning your budget. The average wedding cost in Australia is a whopping $53,168, but the average income is only $82,436 per year. ...
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What Is Dry Ice Smoke?

  Smoke, fog, haze, and mist machines create some new special effects. Have you ever wondered what makes the smoke? Have you ever wanted to create the effect yourself? If so, you are in luck, as we will reveal these mysteries. However, we will warn you that a little knowledge ...
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How Long Do Fireworks Usually Last

The duration and budget for your display are intrinsically linked. In our opinion, longer does not always mean better.A wedding firework display would typically last between 6 and 15 minutes.   For a public or corporate display, we would recommend the display duration to be between 18 and 22 minutes. ...
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Wedding Invitation Ideas

What is a traditional wedding invitation?

Wedding invitation wording might not be as creative of a process to think about as paper designs, calligraphy and colour schemes. Still, when it comes down to it, even the most gorgeous wedding invitations need to be informative. Your wedding invitations should convey the basic information about your celebration all ...
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Groom Outfit Ideas

How to choose a suit for the groom?

What should you wear to get married? The short answer is: whatever you damn well, please. The longer answer is: you should wear something that makes you look good, that's appropriate for the occasion, and that compliments whatever your bride is wearing. Guys tie themselves into Windsor knots about arcane ...
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Wedding Planner Ideas

What questions to ask a wedding planner?

Ready to hire one of the core members of your wedding's crack team? There are some important questions to ask a wedding planner. This lady or gent will be the one helping you juggle all your vendors and tasks, making them your right-hand man for all wedding-related matters. Whether you're ...
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Wedding Caterer Ideas

How to find cheap wedding catering services?

We all know the big day is, well, kind of a big deal, and everything needs to be flawless. And one of the major considerations of your reception is your food and drink choices. Whether you're hoping for a full, sit-down dinner or a cocktail hour with passed apps, it ...
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Wedding Emergency Kit

What should be in a wedding emergency kit?

On your wedding day, there are so many things going on that there's bound to be some bumps and hiccups throughout the day. Things pop up, and accidents happen, so it's best to be prepared for anything the day may throw at you. One way to get yourself ready for ...
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Wedding Special Effects

How do you display the wedding sparklers?

Sparklers are quickly becoming a common tradition at weddings, and for a good reason. Imagine that you have just gotten married and celebrated your love with your family and friends, and now it's time for your big send-off. You grab your spouse's hand and leave your reception while walking through ...
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Wedding Reception Idea in Melbourne

What should happen in a wedding reception?

Like snowflakes or fingerprints, all wedding receptions are unique. But traditionally, some combination of the below happens. If you've been to even one wedding before, you already know all of this stuff and can probably skip this outline. Wedding newbs only beyond this point.   "You may now kiss the ...
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Wedding Reception in Melbourne

What can I do instead of the reception?

There are several reasons one can have a wedding without a reception. And trust me, weddings without receptions can be a wonderful experience for those looking for ways to cut costs. You can still have a great wedding celebration even without a reception, provided you have a small guest list, ...
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Planning Wedding Tips

Are wedding planners worth it?

  When it comes to wedding planning, we believe that every bride needs some help. Whether that comes in the form of a wedding planner or a team of bridesmaids (with the bride at the helm!), is up to you. But how do you decide which approach is right for ...
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Wedding Decoration Ideas

How do you make a cheap centrepiece?

Even if you have only a small budget to spend on the wedding centrepieces for your reception, it doesn't mean that you have to compromise on style. These cheap wedding centrepieces look much more expensive than they are. These ideas will help you come up with a centrepiece that will ...
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Bridal Shower Idea

What is supposed to happen at a bridal shower?

Your best girlfriend is on her way to the altar, and as a part of the bride's inner circle, you're filled with excitement. Along with that excitement, you now have a handful of roles and responsibilities before the big day. You know there's no better way to honour your favourite ...
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Bridal Shower Idea

How long is a bridal shower?

Those months leading up to your wedding are filled with opportunities to celebrate, and your bridal shower is no exception. Unlike your bachelorette party, it's also a great chance to include both older and younger family members in the festivities, meaning grandma and your flower girl can be part of ...
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Wedding Shoes Idea

Do wedding shoes matter?

On the long list of bridal accessories to shop for to complete your wedding day ensemble, determining the best type of bridal shoe to go with your gorgeous gown-and finding the perfect pair-is a top priority. For some brides, it's the ultimate fashion quest-almost perhaps even rivalling that of the ...
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Wedding Dress Tips

Is it cheaper to rent a wedding dress?

Fact: Wedding dresses aren't cheap. Generally costing at least four figures (sometimes more), the price of a gown sounds even more expensive when you consider that you'll only be wearing it once in your life (unless you get creative, of course). At this point, a bride might wonder, is it ...
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Hens & Bucks Parties Idea

What do you do at Bucks party?

Bucks parties are hit and miss at the best of times. Often it's a booze-fuelled sausage fest at the local pub or another low-quality establishment that guests endure because they're "doing it for the buck". We're here to say, stuff the buck, this day is all about you having just ...
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wedding flowers idea

What flowers are best for weddings?

Wedding flowers aren't just lovely—they can be lucky, too. According to folklore handed down through the centuries, flowers were first used for good luck by the ancient Greeks and Romans, who carried garlands of fragrant herbs at weddings because the strong scent was believed to scare off evil spirits. But ...
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wedding flowers idea

Can I do my own wedding flowers?

Flowers can be one of the biggest expenses for weddings, and it's easy to think you can simply throw some stems together and call it a bouquet. Florists train for years, know their blooms inside out, and have lots of experience. They'll be at the flower market while you're still ...
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wedding officiant tips

What does a wedding officiant do?

A wedding officiant is a person who leads your wedding ceremony. They must be legally recognized to do so by the state in which your wedding takes place. If you are having a religious ceremony, your officiant will need to be qualified in the eyes of that religious organization as ...
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engagement idea

What activities do you do at an engagement party?

Now that you've picked an engagement party theme, it's time to plan what to do at the engagement party. All the couple's best friends are going to be in one place, meaning there's potential for a whole lot of fun. Sure, it's going to be awesome just to have everybody ...
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marriage tips

What are the reasons for divorce?

Divorce is very common in the United States with almost half of all marriages ending in divorce or permanent separation. Commitment is a clear factor in why some couples stay together. There are times when divorce is necessary, but those in other circumstances often later indicate they wish they would ...
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wedding honeymoon idea

How many days should a honeymoon be?

Planning a wedding is a seriously exciting time for a lot of people, but it can also come with a lot of stress. Those checklists are no joke, all of you. That's why it's so important to carve out time for you and your partner to retreat alone together, somewhere ...
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wedding idea

What are the different types of weddings?

A wedding ceremony is a day that can be described as the best moment for the couples. It is a day that is seen as the endorsement day. Therefore, it is a day that should be properly planned to make it a successful one. It is essential to understand and ...
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wedding reception idea

How do you welcome a guest to your wedding?

Wedding reception favours say so much to your guests. It takes months to plan everything for your wedding and then finally it is time, and you get married. This is when the fun will really begin. The wedding reception favours will be waiting on each table inviting your guest to ...
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wedding cake in Melbourne

What type of cake is best for weddings?

There are a few things we appreciate more than a decadent wedding cake-both in taste and style. Dessert trends come and go, but nothing takes the place of a delicious cake that satisfies more than one of your senses. Our favourite type of wedding cake is the kind that makes ...
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wedding cake in Melbourne

Is it cheaper to do a wedding cake or cupcakes?

Wedding cakes have long been a tradition, and back in Roman times, the cake was actually smashed over the head of the bride! Fortunately, this doesn't happen nowadays, and while a wedding cake is still one of the showpieces of the wedding, a popular trend is for couples to have ...
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wedding accessories of a bride

What jewellery should a bride wear?

Wedding jewellery is an integral part of the bridal look. It is your big day, so choosing the right kind of jewellery is important. Choosing bridal jewellery can be very overwhelming. There is an array of styles of jewellery available for your wedding day. So it is a little difficult ...
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Best man duties

Best Man Duties

What's the Best Man's most important duty? Is it helping the Groom pick out his threads? Is it keeping the rings safe until the wedding? Perhaps it's rounding up the other groomsmen and whipping them into tip-top shape for the big day? Or making sure the groom-to-be has a killer ...
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Bomboniere Ideas & Tips Melbourne

Bomboniere Ideas & Tips

Wedding Gift Ideas to Thank Your Guests It might be said that Italian Bomboniere corresponds to wedding favours, but it's not exactly like that. Yes, like wedding favours they are gifts for wedding guests, a way to thank all those family members and friends who have attended your Wedding, but ...
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Bridal hair & make up Melbourne

Bridal Hair & MakeUp

Bridal Hair & MakeUp    Things to Consider When Planning Your Bridal Hair & Make Up   Whether you decide to exchange vows on the beach or in an outdoor location, consider the season and time of day you hold your wedding. To help Key West brides to choose a ...
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Bridesmaid dresses Melbourne

Choosing the Perfect Bridesmaid Dresses

Choosing the Perfect Bridesmaid Dresses     How to Choose the Right Dresses for your Girl Squad?   Having An Outdoor Wedding? Who doesn't love an outdoor wedding? The sun is shining, the skies are bright blue, and the stunning scenery always makes for some incredible wedding photos.   At ...
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Bridal shoes Melbourne

Choosing the Right Bridal Shoes

When it comes to designer bridal shoes for your wedding, there are a handful of specific designers that we see brides wear over and over again. And clearly, designers have kept winning designs around for many seasons with only minor tweaks - brides love them so much!   Some of ...
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wedding gown Melbourne

Choosing Your Wedding Gown?

What Makes Shopping for Your Wedding Dress the Ultimate Experience Over the years, we've got a good idea of what makes our shop special & what brides and their families enjoy about our bridal experience. One thing that seems to be the same for every bride, "having the shop to ...
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Wedding Jewellry Melbourne

How to Pick Your Bridal Jewellery?

Picking your Wedding Jewellery    How to select the right style of wedding jewellery for you?   Bridal jewellery is something that you cannot afford to delay when you’re getting married. On the other hand, bridal jewellery would be consuming the lion’s share of your wedding budget. Also, today most ...
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Wedding Reception

Wedding Reception Venue Selection

Choosing the Right Wedding Reception Venue   You may now kiss the bride!" There is no doubt a wedding ceremony is unforgettable. But what happens after the service is over? The reception! Usually, the wedding planner, MC or venue manager is in charge of keeping things in order. For this ...
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Melbourne Wedding Speech

Writing A Showstopper Wedding Speech

Wedding Speeches are one of the essential parts of a wedding day. They give a couple and their families a chance to publicly thank those that helped them during their life and with the wedding day. I have seen down through the years some magnificent speeches that were heartwarming, emotional ...
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wedding dress

Can I take my wedding dress as hand luggage?

Planning a destination wedding? Have you thought about how to transport your wedding dress safely for the big day? If you're looking for tips on flying with your wedding dress, then look no further, as we've got all the information you need - no Bridezilla tantrums necessary. First things first, ...
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old wedding dress

What can I do with my old wedding dress?

After months of flipping through bridal magazines and Pinterest and trying on gowns, you have finally found your dream wedding dress. On your wedding day, you looked like you'd just come out of a fairy tale walking down the aisle, your mom and dad cried, your husband swooned, and your ...
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formal wear

How do you fly in a formal dress?

These days, dressing up for a flight doesn't automatically mean you'll get an upgrade — too many loyalty programs, the frequency of overbooking — but that's no excuse for dressing like a college kid late for their Monday-morning class. Unless you're able to splurge for first-class — or you own ...
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wedding dress

How is a wedding dress dry cleaned?

If clothes make the man, then the wedding gown makes the woman.  Let's face it, nothing says more about a woman than her wedding dress.  When you see her walk down the aisle for the first time, it's like you are seeing her clothed in grace, beauty, poetry, and dreams.  ...
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gala attire

What is gala attire?

It's not every day you get to go to a gala, so if you find yourself with an invitation to such a coveted affair, you may be wondering what to wear. Fret not. That's where we come in. A typical gala is a formal affair, often held to support a ...
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wedding dresses

What is the best wedding dress for my body type?

Today we ask one of the most important questions in your wedding dress shopping journey: "How do you find the perfect dress for your body type?" We recommend starting with the right silhouette for your body shape, whether that be an hourglass, small-chested, petite, pear-shaped, tall and slender, athletic, or ...
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wedding dress after the wedding

What do you do with your wedding dress after the wedding?

After months of searching and saving, you've found your perfect gown! And while the dress is certainly near and dear to your heart right now, one question lingers: what will become of it after the wedding? Many brides are taking a new look at the life of their wedding dress, ...
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budgeting for wedding

What are the tips on budgeting a wedding?

Figuring out your wedding budget is no easy feat. Your wedding will likely be the biggest party you've ever hosted—and the priciest. The average U.S. wedding costs $44,000 for 167 guests, according to the 2018 Brides American Wedding Study. Nearly 27 per cent of couples cover the entire expense themselves, ...
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cocktail wedding dress

Are short wedding dresses in style?

Although bridal wear tends to err on the side of tradition, it does go through trends. Like any type of clothing, styles come in and out of fashion as tastes change and grow. Currently, one trend is dominating the world of wedding dresses both on the runway and in the ...
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wedding dj

How do I find a good wedding DJ?

Your wedding entertainment is one way you can make sure your guests have a blast. It can also be another way of adding your own personal touch to the event. Your wedding is a party, after all! You want to make it a kick-ass party that your guests won't soon ...
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Preparation of DIY wedding DJ

Can you DJ your own wedding?

Should you DJ at your own wedding? A good wedding DJ will keep your big day flowing and your dance floor moving. But hiring one could also set you back $1,000 or more. You can DJ your own wedding for a fraction of the cost, without sacrificing the flow or ...
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reading of the seven blessing in Jewish wedding

What are the seven blessings in a Jewish wedding?

In the last five weeks on Smashing The Glass, we've made it through from waking up on the morning of the wedding to standing under the chuppah. One key part of the ceremony is The Seven Blessings, or as they're known in Hebrew the Sheva Brachot. The Seven Blessings are ...
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How to plan a Jewish wedding?

Engaged to be married? Mazal tov! As you begin to plan your Jewish (or Jewish-ish) wedding ceremony, whether you are Jewishly knowledgeable or relatively new to Judaism, you may want to review the list below before you make your plans to create a meaningful Jewish wedding.   Are you planning ...
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Why do Jews Rock when they pray?

Many people have asked why religious Jews sway back and forth while praying. This very old custom is called shuckling in Yiddish and means to rock, shake, or swing. As with many customs, it is easier to describe when and where it was practised, than to answer definitively, why people ...
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How much does a middle-class Indian wedding cost?

The most interesting question:- how much does the average Indian wedding cost? We answered it, but first, let's understand why is there a cost involved with weddings. There are many different religions, each with their own cultures and traditions in India. In Hinduism, marriage is considered as a sacred institution ...
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Where is the best venue for your wedding in India?

The vogue in India is to have a fairytale destination wedding akin to the rest of the liberal world. With the new-found penchant for destination weddings, the Indian hospitality industry is jumping on the bandwagon, establishing some immensely stupendous wedding venues over the years.    If your wedding bells have ...
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indian couple

How to plan an Indian Wedding?

Give importance to your priorities first. Whenever one thinks of planning a wedding, trust me, it's a little irresistible feeling that comes into everyone's life once. We can have one to thousands of discussions with many professionals, or experienced friends or family members to help out. There may be chances ...
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How do you dance at an Indian wedding?

Indians love to dance! This is not a random musing or topic for discussion but a statement of absolute fact. India is one of the few countries in the world that embraces music and dancing wholeheartedly. Dancing as part of celebrations is intrinsically woven into the fabric of Indian society ...
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How do you look Boho chic?

Are you bored with your daily styling? Are you looking forward to some exciting fashion ideas that will completely redesign your look? You admire others for their unique clothing while walking on the street but at the same time find your dressing sense as dull, unimpressive and gloomy. Well, if ...
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How to organise a boho chic wedding?

In today's wedding landscape, a common theme for out-of-the-box or artistic couples is Boho Chic. The trend originally came from the central European country that was called Bohemia. Bohemia is now a part of the Czech Republic. Bohemian style pulls influence from the gypsy culture, in the form of floral ...
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boho couple wedding

How do you plan a boho wedding?

If you've already started the wedding planning process, then you know there are a ton of styles in which you can emulate for your event. If you prefer clean lines and the latest trends, then maybe a modern aesthetic is best for you. If rustic tablescapes and farm-to-table florals steal ...
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wedding photographer's shot

Are wedding photographers worth it?

The most important part of a wedding is the couple, and that is what it is all about, and that is all that matters at the end of the day. However, when it comes to planning the big day you shall speak to a lot of suppliers, from florists, bridal ...
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How many hours of wedding photography do I need?

This is one of the most common questions every couple has when choosing a wedding package. There are so many options - 4 hours, 8 hours, 10 hours, 1/2 day coverage, full-day coverage, all-day coverage, etc. But what does it all mean? What's the difference between full day and all-day ...
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How do you shoot as a beginner wedding photographer?

Before you can really understand how our tips will help your wedding photography, you have to understand what makes photographing a wedding ceremony and wedding reception challenges.   Wedding photography is different from other genres of photography because you only have one chance to get the images right. Weddings typically ...
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Do wedding photographers edit all photos?

When you hire a wedding photographer you are not just hiring them to provide a service, yes they will be there all day taking photos, however for a wedding photographer that is just a small part of the job and what you are paying for. Once the day is over, ...
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wedding photoshoot

What are the questions to ask your wedding photographer?

The key to finding wedding vendors you love? Interviewing them before you sign the contract. This is especially true with a photographer. You’ll be spending almost the entire day with the photographer you choose, so in addition to loving their style, having an in-person or phone interview is a great ...
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What are the tips for editing wedding photographs?

As you probably already know editing photos is one of the tasks that come with the job of a wedding photographer. Understanding how to edit wedding photos, knowing all Photoshop brushes or tools can be a time-consuming and overwhelming part of your wedding photography workflow. Benefit from the following 20 ...
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wedding ceremony couple

What You Need to Know When Choosing a Wedding Celebrant

What You Need to Know When Choosing a Wedding Celebrant   Looking for a professional wedding celebrant?   If you're reading this post, you're looking for a professional wedding officiant. Maybe you considered asking a friend or family member to officiate, but then you realized you want someone who has ...
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What You Need to Know When Choosing a Wedding Celebrant

What You Need to Know When Choosing a Wedding Celebrant Are you looking to find the wedding venue of your dreams?   Aside from choosing your partner, selecting your wedding venue is bound to be one of the most important decisions a couple will make in planning their big day. ...
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couple on white ballroom dancing

Wedding Vow Examples and Ideas

How to Write the Best Wedding Vows Today I am going to show you how to write the best wedding vows! Writing the promises for your wedding day can be trickier than it sounds. There's so much you may want to include and emotion you want to express, but you ...
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married couple photo at aquarium

Wedding Theme Tips

Wedding Theme Tips   Themed weddings are growing in popularity and for a good reason – it’s the last opportunity for the bride and groom to showcase their personalities and love for something special to them, whether it be pop culture, travel, music and so on. Check out Boutique events ...
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young married couple

Ten wedding planner secrets for a fantastic barn wedding

Planning a wedding in a barn or at other alternative venues isn't as easy as you might think. I've had many brides come to me with dreams of their rustic chic barn wedding day, and zero idea how to do it or what the cost would be. You might know ...
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nice wedding couple photo

Wedding Photography and Videography Tips & Ideas

Wedding Photography and Videography Tips & Ideas   Wedding photography may be the most popular way to reflect on your big day. But it’s your wedding video that will truly help you reminisce on your day. Video captures live moments and is the best way to relive the atmosphere of ...
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beauty salons

Wedding Hair & Make Up

Wedding Hair & Make Up   We all want to look like our best selves on our wedding day. You’ve found the perfect dress, your favourite makeup artist and a wicked hairstylist, so there’s no reason that you shouldn’t! With natural hair and makeup becoming such a big trend throughout ...
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married couple on ballromm dance floor

Wedding Flower Girls  

How to Make Her Part of Your Special Day? She is the littlest lady in your bridal party and the only one with permission to capture the attention of all your guests as she walks down the aisle ahead of you. But aside from performing this duty on the day, ...
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Vogue Ballroom Bouquet Throw

Wedding Etiquette – The Do’s & Don’ts 

Wedding Etiquette - The Do’s & Don’ts    Wedding etiquette had come a long way from when your parents tied the knot. What’s the deal with wedding hashtags? When can you start drinking on the day of the wedding? We asked Stefanie Cove, who plans the weddings we always seem ...
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candle rose gold

Wedding DIY Tips & Tricks You Didn’t Know

Wedding DIY Tips & Tricks You Didn’t Know   Looking to DIY your Dream Wedding?   Whether you're a crafter looking to save some money on your wedding, or you're a professional maker of beautiful things who'd like to expand your Etsy shop's offerings into the wild world of wedding ...
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Wedding Decor DIY

Wedding Decor DIY   Between breathtaking ornate tablescapes, white romantic tie backs on chairs, or twinkling chandeliers, your wedding decorations tie your entire wedding together. Whether choosing a modern and straightforward style, or an extravagant and elegant occasion, the right decorations hold power to transform your big day into a ...
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married couple by Luxurious car

Wedding Day Transport

A marriage is a celebration, and we believe that every minute of our wedding day should be spent celebrating! Splashing out on a stretch Hummer doesn't only add a little luxury to your day, but plenty more chances to celebrate too! Looking for the Best Wedding Venue in Melbourne? Boutique ...
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love celebrant

Wedding Celebrants – Everything You Need to Know

Can anyone be a wedding celebrant? Celebrants are the lucky people who stand in front of everybody at a wedding, say something beautiful about the couple, get the couple to repeat their vows to each other and then announce them as married, right? It sounds easy, like something your friend ...
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Vogue ballroom bridal table

Top Wedding Blogs to Help You find Your Wedding Suppliers

Top Wedding Blogs to Help You find Your Wedding Suppliers   A wedding photo blog or photo retoucher blog is an effective way to find practical recommendations on how to promote your wedding photography business, find new clients and discuss critical moments of successful cooperation. Also, you will become familiar ...
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Tips for Newly Engaged Couples

Tips for Newly Engaged Couples   This is the moment you've been waiting for. Holy moly, you have an engagement ring, and you're getting married. It's so surreal, yet happening, and like it or not, the hours, days, and weeks following that proposal are guaranteed to be a whirlwind.   ...
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Tips for Making Wedding Blog Content Ideas Your Own

Tips for Making Wedding Blog Content Ideas Your Own   Several factors drive this, one being that this looks like a fun, rewarding cash cow kind of business to get into. It’s a business that appeals to many different types of potential business owners. Combine that with the sexiness of ...
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vogue ballroom cake cut

The Pros of Having a Videographer at your Wedding

WHY DO YOU NEED VIDEOGRAPHY OF YOUR WEDDING?   Andrew and Jessica locked eyes as she walked down the aisle on her father's arm at their family home. Fresh tears welled up in her eyes as she saw him, the man of her dreams. The closer she got to him, ...
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Styling your Summer Wedding Party.

Styling your Summer Wedding Party.   How to style your Summer wedding party with hot trends and gorgeous looks?   It doesn’t matter if you want to embrace the season or forget it altogether either! There are no rules for designing your wedding day, and that includes what your wedding ...
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Real Weddings elopement inspiration for you to go for it!

Real Weddings elopement inspiration for you to go for it!    “We should just elope!” is a phrase that has probably come up multiple times when a couple is in the process of planning their wedding.   Some of us have always dreamed of a big, fancy wedding and then ...
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Honeymoon Destination Ideas

Honeymoon Destination Ideas Aside from your actual wedding day, your honeymoon is the most exciting part of getting married, so it’s essential to choose the perfect location! With so many travel blogs and booking sites posting travel suggestions these days, it can be hard to know where to look. So, ...
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FIND THAT LUXE WEDDING DRESS LOOK FOR LESS

FIND THAT LUXE WEDDING DRESS LOOK FOR LESS   Looking for that Couture dress but dont have the funds for it?    Psst…we've got a secret to share. When it comes to your wedding dress, you don't have to sacrifice style to fit your budget! We believe that every bride ...
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Duties of a Best Man in Wedding Preparation

Being asked to be the Best Man in a friend's wed­ding is prob­a­bly one of the great­est hon­ors a guy can be giv­en. And you're prob­a­bly left won­der­ing why you? Because this guy has seen you fail over and over again. He has seen every worst side of you, and ...
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A DIY Wedding Story Inspiration

A DIY Wedding Story Inspiration  When I met Jake, I never would have guessed that we'd eventually become husband and wife. In 2011, we both made the terrifying decision to move to Los Angeles to work for a motivational media company, which required us to speak to hundreds of students ...
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Destination Weddings – Everything You Need to Know

When it comes to choosing the right destination wedding venue, you want to select something stunning from both a wedding set up and a location perspective. There's no point in heading overseas for your perfect wedding and having something with less WOW factor than what's in your backyard. Which is ...
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Choosing Your Bridal Veil

Choosing Your Bridal Veil   We were so excited to see these fantastic pictures of our real bride Philippa, at her wedding in December 2019, captured by Natalie Pluck. The wedding took place at Crathorne Hall, in North Yorkshire. The gorgeous bride wore an Anna Georgina dress bought at Morgan ...
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Choosing the Right Wedding Celebrant

Choosing the Right Wedding Celebrant It's not uncommon when a couple first makes contact with me – for them to ask for examples of previous ceremonies I have performed. Check out Boutique events group Wedding Venue for your ultimate wedding reception.     I'm more than happy to do so, ...
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Celebrity Weddings

Celebrity Weddings Who Got Married, When? To Whome? And How?   Houston couple Tristan and Rachel, captured by the lens of Civic Photos, are engagement shoot #goals, pure and simple. This beautiful-inside-and-out Houston pair (he's an academic director, she's an MBA candidate and former Miss Texas) chose The Post Oak ...
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Best Wedding Blogs to Follow

Best Wedding Blogs to Follow   Vows to Stationery to Diamond Wedding Rings   Alright so we’ve covered something old, a whole lot of something new ((peep our latest, everything is trendy/new/what’s hot in weddings RN)), and recently a bunch of something blue, but borrowed isn’t as obvious. Unless we’re ...
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Best Man Wedding Tips

Best Man Wedding Tips   Vows to Stationery to Diamond Wedding Rings   Alright so we’ve covered something old, a whole lot of something new ((peep our latest, everything is trendy/new/what’s hot in weddings RN)), and recently a bunch of something blue, but borrowed isn’t as obvious. Unless we’re talking ...
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DIY Boho Jewish Wedding Inspiration Tips & Ideas

When I met Jake, I never would have guessed that we'd eventually become husband and wife. In 2011, we both made the terrifying decision to move to Los Angeles to work for a motivational media company, which required us to speak to hundreds of students every day. When I picked ...
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Test Blog

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