Category : Wedding Prep 101

Destination: Wedding

Posted on March 12th, 2012 by annalemberger

Whether you are a bride, groom, bridesmaid or groomsman, traveling hundreds of miles to a tropical wedding or just around the corner, having a well thought out packing list is a great way to make sure your big day goes smoothly. Knot the Groom has a wonderful array of high quality cases, totes and kits for organizing your wedding day necessities. I was especially excited to see this week’s deal on the Train Travel Case. This particular cosmetic case has the easy clean plastic lining that makes life on the go much easier; the plastic lining is especially important if you pack your cosmetic bag anywhere near your clothes.More details on this week’s deal are below.  My other favorite item for the bride or bridesmaids is the Bridesmaid’s Clutch Survival Kit. You can take this little beauty anywhere and be ready for anything with its 2 band aids, 4 bobby pins, towlette, sewing kit, breath mint and travel size Kleenex pack. For more great travel products and gift ideas for your wedding party, check out my product board.

travel case and survival kit

Where to buy: Train Travel Case; Bridesmaid Clutch Survival Kit; Monogrammed Damask Fabric Tote Bag

Deal Alert! To get 30% of the Train Travel Case this week use code FB031212 at checkout.

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Top 10 Wedding Guest Complaints

Posted on December 14th, 2010 by Mandy Webster

Butterfly Wedding Window ClingIt’s your big day, and you want to throw the biggest, most fabulous fête that will have your guests talking for months to come. However, you don’t want your guests to gossip for months about the bad things. No, you want them to be so impressed they will have only glowing things to say about your wedding. To pull it off, here’s a list of the top 10 things wedding guests complain about the most: Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Planning a Winter Wedding

Posted on December 13th, 2010 by Mandy Webster

snowflake wedding favors for the winter weddingWhile winter may not be the obvious season to plan a wedding, there are many advantages to getting married in the colder months. Picture the bride, wrapped in a chic fur stole. An elegant bed and breakfast with stained glass windows decorated for a Victorian Christmas. Flower girls and bridesmaids in buttoned-up Victorian era boots under vintage gowns. But don’t stop there. While a winter wedding may the ideal backdrop for a vintage wedding, it’s also an excellent choice for a more modern wedding.

And don’t forget, you can save a lot of money when planning a winter wedding! Winter is generally considered the ‘off’ season as far as weddings are concerned. So, you may be able to find tons of discounts on wedding items during these colder months. But remember, while there are many advantages, there are also a few disadvantages to planning a winter wedding. The important thing is to plan ahead. To get you started, I’ve compiled a quick list of the pros and cons of a winter wedding. Read more »

Lighting Up Your Wedding Day

Posted on October 21st, 2010 by Mandy Webster

October 21st marks the anniversary of Thomas Edison’s 1879 lighting of the first  incandescent light bulb. This first light bulb burned in Edison’s Menlo Park, New Jersey laboratory for almost 14 hours, lighting the way for millions of artificial lights to come. Today, the use of lighting, both artificial and natural, has become somewhat of an art in the bridal industry.

Tiered head table with pink lightingThe wedding reception pictured above is an excellent example of carefully balanced natural and artificial lighting used to create ambiance. The bride and groom’s seats at the top of the dais are spotlighted, drawing attention to the newlyweds as the two most important people of the day. Lesser players will be seated at the lower seats amid dim, yet romantic candlelight.

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