Every year the wedding rules seem to change, and while we love seeing certain trends stick around, there are ones that we just wish would go away. If you're planning your big day right now, here are some trends that we feel just aren't trendy anymore.
It took me many bandwagons to understand that answers to my life are within and nowhere else.
Allowing my own light to shine is a practice I commit to every day. And I know the day I find a "shine your light" bandwagon, I'll totally take on the captain position.
My daughter called this afternoon after class and on her way to work at the library to tell me about how here teacher decided to dress down the class after they had all done small teaching sessions at a summer camp.
No matter what happens, the day will still go on; the bride will walk down the aisle -- whether she's accompanied by music or Aunt Clara's throat-clearing. Wedding disasters happen, but they rarely stop a bride and groom from tying the knot.
So basically, Longmyer is a party organizer but one working under a new name. In any event, everyone needs to earn a living. And everyone looks for a way to stand out. But what kind of authenticity are we talking about here?
I won't deny that all the new amazing apps and technology available have made many parts of the planning process easier and attending a wedding more enjoyable; however, wedding guests need to brush up on their social media manners before they ruin someone's special day.
Remember what they told you in school about standardized tests? Your first instinct is usually correct. If you're unsure, don't mess with it. When it doubt, pick "C." Same rules go for wedding planning.
I felt pretty confident that I knew everything there was to know about wedding planning. I considered myself quite the expert. And then I got engaged. The minute that ring went on my finger I realized I was completely unprepared for the practical realities of wedding planning.
'Brides to be' can use many tech tools to enhance their wedding planning experience. Being a bride in this day and age means being more tech savvy than ever before. Apps and digital tools can greatly cut down stress and help keep you organized.
My vacation was mostly great, but I made one mistake. My hope is that I catch you before you leave for your vacations and help you design them, so you maximize relaxing and having fun with your loved ones. This is an important area of life.
David Stark, President and Creative Director of David Stark Design and Production breaks the rules nearly every day. He makes the point that if creativity is the core driver of his business, its solid foundations and discipline play just as great a role in its success.