Things to remember while you decorate you first home together

Things to remember while you decorate you first home together

Decorating your first home is blend of individual tastes coming together that brings out splashes of your personality of you and your new husband. This can be a very delicate situation for most couples at the outset of home decor and comfort. Hence we reach out to a design experts Eadus, that provide consultation to many just married couples moving to a new home and are looking for decor advice on how to get started. Before you get started with any major changes, jointly put together a list that you both agree upon that includes items that are long lasting pieces such as upholstery and few must need furniture items and also save on decor items such as art or expensive objects.  If you are not looking to break the bank you can start with paces such as Target or World Market that have plenty of styles to offer. Apart from these you can also explore local antique markets over the weekends to find something beautiful that you may both like.  Spaces such as the bedroom, living room and bathrooms can be tricky to merge with both personalities therefore for the space to come together and be enjoyable for the both of you it must be a little bit of give and take at both ends. For decisions such as color palettes, it is recommended having a palette consistent with a mixture of brights and neutrals. Shortlist three to five shades that the two of you like before you finalize on one. While choosing furniture pieces like a sofa, pick a neutral color such as charcoal that has clean...
Anniversary ideas for couples

Anniversary ideas for couples

Researching a few tips on what you should do for your anniversary doesn’t mean you have fallen out of love after all these years; it could just mean you are doing so much together that another day doesn’t make much of a difference. After all those years together, if you just let anniversaries slip, it might be time for you to turn that around and do something together. We got Tracy J Allen, Destination Wedding Planner to share her tips with us, here are a fwe handy tips. Have the same meal you had when you first met You could always recreate the first meal the two of you had as a couple. It could be your first date or if that was too long in the past, you can just stick to your wedding meal. There is something romantic about remembering the exact meal eaten then and re doing it now. May be you could re do what you did on your first date If a meal wasn’t enough, you could try redoing the entire date. You could begin the way the date began with you picking her up from home and doing all the things you’ll did then. If you remember the movie you watched, you could even rent the same DVD and watch it at home. Click a few pictures of the two of you at places you guys like to visit If you remember all the places your better half always fancies and talks about, you could take her there and click a few pictures of the two of you together there. You could go...
How to give the best wedding speeches

How to give the best wedding speeches

This guide is for men who are giving speeches at a wedding. It does not have to be your wedding, it could be someone else’s and you could have been asked to give a speech. I have personally heard some amazing speeches by women, including some of my teachers at college but I cannot speak for them and I have no idea how to give advice from their point of view. Some general advice for any speech you might be giving would be to leave a small gap in between sentences, so your audience can react. You need to give them time to laugh, be amazed, or just simply process what you’ve just said. Whatever you do, you do not want them to miss what you are about to say after. Here’s some advice in three different categories The bride’s father Mention some good, fun moments you and your daughter had when she was younger. Don’t mention anything too embarrassing or awkward. The best thing to do is to prepare yourself for this, and to make sure you assess the person giving the speech. In general, you should be funny and if you have some radical opinions, you should probably not share them. If you like you could do this at some smaller occasion, definitely not a wedding. Groom Being the groom guarantees you a few things, one of them being, everyone makes a big deal out of everything you say. People will cheer every time you say, my wife and I, and they will laugh for everything you say, even though it might not be funny. Important to...
How to click some of the best honeymoon pictures

How to click some of the best honeymoon pictures

Hiring a photographer for your wedding isn’t difficult as long as you have the money for it, however, there is no way you are going to get a photographer for your honeymoon so you are going to have to learn a few tricks and tips on how to click some amazing pictures. Your wedding album is definitely going to be the most respected album in your house, and you are going to keep doing it up over and over. Your honeymoon can be considered one of the most romantic, high priced and exotic trip you are ever going to take with your loved one so you should learn a few tricks to make sure you have the best pictures possible. Here are a few things to keep in mind Make sure you have the right equipment This doesn’t mean you have to invest in a high end camera but you should spend some time finding good alternatives that would enable you to click good images. If you aren’t a pro photographer, your travel camera should be something you find light and easy. If you haven’t been looking through camera options, you will be surprised to know that your options have now completely expanded and you can get some amazing point and shoot stuff that’s really cheap. After you have bought a camera you like, you should spend time reading the manual. Take it along on your trip so you won’t have any trouble figuring out what to do with your new camera. Timing has to be perfect You should remember to pay attention to the sun when clicking your...
How to deal with the seating arrangement for a wedding

How to deal with the seating arrangement for a wedding

Making up your mind about where you would have your family and friends sit for your wedding is a very big decision and you have to make sure you do not mess this up and put any of your guests in compromising positions. You would have to worry about parents, divorcees, friends, step-parents and so on without making the wedding awkward for anyone. Here are a few steps that would make this process easy. Have a few ushers You can always get some of the groomsmen to help you out with this. You would also need a few family members to help out here as they would know the relationship between all the members of your family. The general rule when you are doing this is to have one or two ushers for every 50 guests. If it is a small ceremony, you may not need ushers but you should keep someone there to make sure that your mother and stepmother do not sit together. Give ushers all the information they require Usually in catholic weddings the people connected to the groom sit on the right and the bride the left and vice versa in Jewish weddings. The ushers should not be asking people which side they are connected. Give them a list of people with names and mention where they should be sitting so that they can accordingly show them to their seat.  Ushers should also be in charge of getting the crowd to even out later if more people show up from one side of the family. A few additional points to keep in mind The older...
How to feel alive and energetic immediately after getting married

How to feel alive and energetic immediately after getting married

Most women feel that they invested so much time into planning their wedding and they have no purpose after it is over. They feel a great depressing sadness and they do not know what to do about it. The wedding goes perfect after the meticulous planning and organization, the honeymoon even better, but everything goes downhill from there and they don’t feel like going through with this new chapter of their lives. Being a to-be bride seems more fun than after you get married, since there is a lot of drama around an impending wedding and nothing after the wedding is over. As a result, you might find yourself doing silly things so as not to let the wedding feeling pass. Some people keep the unused invitations as a reminder, others keep their wedding bouquet and so on. These feelings, commonly called the ‘wedding blues’ or ‘bridal blues’ are pretty common after weddings and usually last from a few days to a few months. Hera are a few things you could do to reduce the sting of your wedding being over Having something interesting happen after your wedding day Most women feel this depression as they feel they had a purpose for so long and now it is all gone in a heartbeat. Yes, the wedding was definitely successful but once it is over, they have to get back to their regular schedules and nothing really changes. You have to find something interesting to engage yourself in after your wedding. You cannot have another party the same scale as a wedding but you can find something to match. Try...

Software Review:MY PERFECT WEDDING

This software is brought to you by a team of developers from Summit Soft that earlier had put together a software called ‘Wedding Planner’. My Perfect Wedding is an improvement from its previous product that has aimed to provide the user with additional features and enhance flexibility. Combine with Tabula Rasa and Print Jobs, which have been incorporated and the software gives you the capability to manage stationary and also seating arrangements and layout designs. There are noticeable improvements from its previous product such as importing guest lists is much easier as you can import them directly from Microsoft outlook or simply by creating a CSV file. This makes case management and stationary creation quite simple as you can send out your thank you’s an RSVPs all in one interface. Creating wedding stationery through the software is simple and easy as it has the capability to design and print several forms of stationary from your tent cards to your envelopes. If you’re printing envelopes you can customise several elements on the outer and inner printing. The software’s drag-and-drop features allow you to arrange the layout at the reception venue, place tables, assign guests and view several layouts. The software also provides you access to the vendor’s web page making it easy for you to reach them and access the details, in addition to which you can also add them to Map Quest for directions. Vendor management is easy in this interface and is also linked to the budget management module which is present in the software. While managing budgets, you can also at click of a button, view the plan...
Finding the best tuxedo to look amazing on your wedding day

Finding the best tuxedo to look amazing on your wedding day

Although most men believe there isn’t any difference between one tuxedo and another, there actually is and wearing the right one would make all the difference between looking good and looking like you on just any other day. Furthermore, there are sizes of tuxedoes for everyone. Wearing the right size could change your look altogether. Your wedding day is one of the biggest days in your life and for many men this may be the first time they have probably got into a tuxedo. There is nothing wrong with that, but most women agree that men look their best when they are wearing a tuxedo, making most men wish they’d started wearing one a lot sooner. According to a study, eight out of ten men will wear a tuxedo at their wedding, and about six of these men would rather rent one than make one especially for them. This idea is actually good if you do not want to make a dent in your bank account. Contrary to what people believe, all rental tuxedos aren’t crap. Yes there are a few that are, but the others are pretty good. If you actually look around, you might actually find something that is indeed awesome. Here are a few tips to help you find the right one. Judging the body you have You know the kind of person you are, and this is the one time you have to be absolutely honest about it. This means, if you are short and fat, you should admit it and read the tips laid out for short and fat people. You don’t have to...
Toasting tips for the bridesmaids

Toasting tips for the bridesmaids

Yes, the couple definitely knows you aren’t comfortable giving this speech and that you have a fear of public speaking but they love you so much that they could have no one else give this speech. Now you have to come through for them and make sure you are truly memorable. Here are a few tips to help you with giving the best bridesmaid or maid of honor speech. Don’t make a joke out of this Have some consideration for the couple getting married and think about how you’d feel if you were getting married and your maid of honor was cracking everyone up when she had to be giving the speech to everyone. Make a few notes and say this speech with confidence and seriousness. Yes, there can definitely be a casual joke or two but nothing embarrassing or hurtful and everything should be in good taste. Don’t wander off on a different tangent Make sure you have planned what you want to say and say it. Don’t lose your train of thought and start dreaming about something else. No matter how significant a thought you have at that time, you shouldn’t mention it if you didn’t prepare for it in your speech. You could end up putting everyone off and you might drift into something else and not be able to find your way back to this speech. Make sure you don’t forget anything You should have pointers and make sure you stick to them so everything is remembered and nothing is lost. You should practice this with people who would have some reference to what you...

Software Review:My style wedding

The most striking feature of my style weddings is an intuitive 3-D layout that makes it very simple and effective and easy to use. This simplicity in this program is its main highlight, and in terms of functionality it’s got a realistic visualization that focuses on the user experience. The 3-D layout feature goes to display how you can view your seating arrangements which will and also gives you a real-life presentation of how you can visually create elements at the ceremony venue and the reception venue. Creating a wedding venue with my style weddings 3-D layouts gives you a much realistic picture  of planning your big day. This feature gives you a whole new perspective of planning a wedding and also takes into account how you can eliminate certain mistakes in planning layouts keeping in mind decor and space allocation. A small example would be placing tables little too close to each other or blocking exits for the caterers or the bar staff or even decorating certain aspects of the venue which block or hinder your guest movements or even blocking  space needed for the wedding march. Of course this is isn’t the only feature of the software as it also includes several other supporting features such as organizing a timeline for the entire celebration managing your guests creating and managing a budget for the wedding, etc. The team behind the software also keeps updating it from time to time giving you new features and updates. Most of the user’s attention is taken to the “Live It” tab which is powerfully designed to create a virtual reception and...