• Planning

    The Wedding Planning Checklist

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    How can you get organised when there is so much to think about? A spectacular wedding that blends old traditions with modern entertainment and making all the guests enjoy the day (almost as much as the couple themselves!) can be hard to pull off. You’ll need to be highly organised from the beginning, so think about the following stages…

    A year in advance

    • Select a suitable date that your closest family and friends will be happy with
    • Try to sketch out your budget and work out how much to spend on each element
    • Decide on a total number of guests, so you can calculate the rest
    • Consider venues and try to book as soon as you can for popular choices
    • Think about the overall theme and start co-ordinating to match
    • Start thinking about outfits, especially the bride’s
    • Book whoever you need to oversee the wedding ceremony itself
    • Send some “save the date” cards in advance of final invitations
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    Planning

    5 Unique Wedding Invitation Ideas

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    For any wedding to be a truly spectacular success, you need to invite plenty of suitable guests to enjoy themselves and share in your celebrations! The invitations themselves hopefully won’t determine whether your guests respond, but they do give people the first taste of what to expect at your ceremony and/or reception. That’s why we love to see them as an opportunity to have fun. From our own experience plus some unique wedding invitations we’ve seen online, here are our top 5 ideas right now.

    Pop-up Invitations

    How can you make a traditional invitation card stand out? Take the idea quite literally, and have pop-up details to surprise your guests! Well-crafted invitations will set the tone from the beginning, and we find a simple pop-up design can be super effective.

    Online Timeline

    Want to show off your creative skills with some unique digital content? If you’re feeling up to the challenge, we’ve seen some incredible examples of couples making their own interactive relationship timelines to announce their engagement or wedding. Include photos and videos of important moments in your lives together (including some of your most valued guests!) and string it all together in a fun way for something very unique.

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    What to Consider when Hiring Wedding Planners

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    Your wedding is one of the greatest occasions that you might have in your life. This is why it is important to ensure that it is planned well for the day to be a great success and memorable not only for you, but also for your guests. In order to ensure that your wedding is a great success, it is advisable to hire wedding planners to assist you in the process. With the increased demand for planners, you will find there are a lot of them but not all of them can offer you highly satisfactory services. This is why it is good that you know some of the factors you need to consider as you do the selection. Below are some of the major things that you need to look for when you are choosing wedding planners.

    Go by experience

    Remember that time when you went for an interview and you were asked how many years of experience you have in your specific field. This is the same question that you need to ask the different wedding planners that you come across during the search process. By asking this question, you will be able to choose the planners who have many years in this industry and those who can make your wedding to be a great success. Look for planners who have handled different types of wedding and specifically make sure that they have handled similar wedding like yours.

    Ask for referrals

    Another great way that you can select the best wedding planners is to get recommendations from friends, relatives or other people who you can trust to offer you information you can rely on. You need to ask around so that you can be directed to those planners who will not disappoint you during your big day. Make sure you shortlist at least three to five planners who you can then consult afterwards to determine the best among them.

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    Top Benefits of Hiring Asian Wedding Make Up Artists

    55When you are planning your wedding it is important to consider hiring makeup artist to ensure that everyone look great during your wedding. When you start looking for the best makeup artists, you will come across a lot of them in the market who will claim to offer the best make up services during your wedding. Most of them have the right qualifications and experience in this industry, so you can expect to benefit a lot from the makeup services they provide to you. Here are some other reasons why you need to hire Asian wedding makeup artists.

    Reduce stress during your wedding

    It is good to note that during your wedding, you will be very busy because there are many other things that you need to plan and ensure they move as planned. This means that you might not have all the time to make sure that the make ups are done in the right way. However, you will reduce all the burden on your shoulders by hiring Asian wedding makeup artists who will take care of the process. They will meet you before the wedding day to perform trial run of the makeup look. In overall, you will have easy time because you know that you have professionals to take care of your makeup needs.

    Get highly customized make up services for your wedding

    Most of the makeup artists have been in this industry for a very long time. They have the ability to select the best colours, foundation, eyeliner and other things that will match the specific needs in your wedding. They can select the features that will match your unique features and character. This means that they will offer you high quality make up services that will suit the theme of your wedding.

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    Top Asian Wedding Must Haves

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    Planning an Asian wedding is not as easy as you might think because it requires a lot of time and skills in order to have a successful wedding. This is why it is important to start planning for the wedding many months before the specific date set for the wedding. In order for a wedding to be a success, there are some things that must be there. This article provides you with some of the Asian wedding must haves.

    Wedding planner

    Just as mentioned above planning a wedding is a process that requires skills and time for it to be a success. Due to the many things involved in a wedding, you need to have a planner who works as full time helping clients plan their wedding. With a wedding planner you can be assured that everything will be catered on well. This will go a long way in helping you reduce a lot of stress because you will know that everything is under control and management of a professional.

    Bride or maid of honour emergency kit

    It is good to have an emergency kit because accidents or minor health problems might happen during the wedding, meaning that instant medical attention will be required. Some of the things that are required include painkillers, small and big safety pins, and others that can assist in case of an emergency. In addition, make sure that there is someone who can offer first aid in case of such emergencies.

    A list of your guest and family members

    Your guests and family members are very important in any wedding. It is a must that you have a list of all the guests you have invited so that they can be given the special attention that they deserve during the wedding. This is the same case with all your close family members. By having a list of all of them, it will be easier even to organize for photography sessions without wasting a lot of time. It is also important that you have a list of significant others too, so that they do not feel they are left out.

    Cash

    In addition to having money that you have budgeted for your budget, it is always important that you have cash money with you during the wedding. This is necessary because there are some issues that require money that might arise in the process. In addition, the cash you have can help in tipping your hair dressers, makeup artists and others for their good work.

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    Major Asian Wedding Photography Mistakes to Avoid

    During your wedding, you need to ensure that photos are taken well. Photographs are very important in any wedding because they help remind you about your big day in the future. So it is crucial to ensure that you get high quality wedding photographs that will act as a memory of your wedding. To ensure that you have a highly successful wedding photography there are certain mistakes that you need to avoid during the process. This article offers you some of the Asian wedding photography mistakes you need to avoid in order to make your wedding a memorable one.

    Hiring inexperienced photographers

    One of the greatest mistakes that you can make is to work with inexperienced photographers. With inexperienced wedding photographers it means that you will get low quality photographs that will not capture some of the most important episodes in your wedding. In addition, it also means that they might not be able to use some of the most current and advanced photography equipment. Therefore, you end up getting disappointed at the end of your wedding. To avoid this mistake it is good that you ensure that you check the qualifications and experience the different photographers have before you can enter into any agreement with them. In addition, you must check the wedding photographs they have taken before to ensure that they meet your required standards. From experience, we highly recommend the services of one of the most renowned Asian wedding photographers in London. They also provide Indian, Hindu, and Sikh wedding cinematography, pre wedding shoots, portrait photography, and a host of other services. You can visit their website for more details.

    Lack of good exposure

    One of the most important aspects in any wedding is the white dress of the bride. A good photographer should be able to expose the bride’s dress in the most effective way so that it appears real. It is a great mistake to underexpose the dress because it makes it look grey and grubby. This will make your wedding photos look dull and unattractive. Good wedding photography should make use of exposure that produces images that are detailed throughout the tonal range. This is why you need photographers with digital cameras because it is possible to check the exposure immediately after a shot has been taken and make the right adjustment.