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Royal Wedding Diary Update

Posted on January 18th, 2011 by Mandy Webster

red monogramCheck out Good Morning America’s royal wedding diary update for the latest news on the Royal wedding of Prince William of Wales and Kate Middleton… that is, Catherine as we should now call her! Reporter Nick Watt provides coverage, directly from England, of the wedding etiquette and traditions which must be met by the Royal couple.

One tradition Will and Kate will be bunking is the tradition of the monogram. While the American tradition is to use the bride and groom’s first initials to the left and right of their last initial as shown at right, British royals generally consists of two initials with the groom’s first. 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┬á 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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