Most wedding sites, as you scan through them, appear to be generalized to young couples as they embark on their first wedding. Please do not misinterpret, as we are not assuming that they will eventually get divorced and wed again. Many lovebirds renew their vows to each other. And, as we all know, some …

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There is much on the horizon as we anticipate the hottest wedding trends of 2017. Event experts contributed their predictions and observations to our third annual International Wedding Trends Report and named some very exciting ideas for couples planning their own weddings this year. Among our favorites… Industrial Chic Styling “Industrial” is an emerging theme …

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Struggling on what to buy for a wedding gift? How about a piece of art? Below are some quick tips on how you can stand out and give the bride and groom a gift to remember. 1. Do your research Visit museums and art galleries and join an online art community; meet with museum curators, …

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Chinese wedding etiquette isn’t terribly different from Western wedding etiquette, particularly if the bride and groom are sticking to more modern practices. However, it’s still important to note assorted Chinese wedding do’s and don’ts before making your way to the ceremony hall. Check out the following to ensure yourself a good time: Color Code Traditionally, …

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Planning a vow renewal ceremony, but unclear or unsure about what the officiant should say? Don’t worry. There’s really no wrong thing for the officiant to discuss so long as it is about the love you and your partner share. Vow renewal ceremonies are often more personal than weddings, as they provide the chance to …

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Getting ready to celebrate your 25th wedding anniversary? This special anniversary is certainly cause for celebration, and with that in mind review the following checklist to ensure yours is a wild success: Venue Rental Rent a favorite venue capable of accommodating about 100 people. If you want to invite less people, go for it, but …

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For today’s couples, personalization is top priority when it comes to planning their weddings. From monograms to custom fashion, personally-designed stationary and unlikely cake combos, couples are all for personalizing every detail of the big day. Maybe you want to wear a colored wedding dress or make a quirky entrance by bike, and that’s cool. …

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These ankle-length wedding gowns blend bridal style with a more relaxed spirit in such a way that second time around brides will fall right in love. They can be used in a formal setting or packed away to be used for a destination celebration of vow renewals. Let’s have a peek!     via Brides

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So, what’s the best dress to choose for your wedding vow renewal ceremony? If you haven’t yet read our page on wedding vow renewal etiquette, I highly recommend it. It’s a great read and will get your plans on the right track. Unless you are thinking about recreating your original wedding by wearing your original wedding …

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One part of your ceremony that you don’t want to miss out on is the blessing of the marriage. Be sure to fully recognize what it is and what it means as well. It’s important that you incorporate it into your big day for a variety of reasons, you just have to decide how you …

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So, what’s the best dress to choose for your wedding vow renewal ceremony? If you haven’t yet read our page on wedding vow renewal etiquette, I highly recommend it. It’s a great read and will get your plans on the right track. Unless you are thinking about recreating your original wedding by wearing your original wedding …

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A couple may plan a vow renewal ceremony any time after their wedding. Most people celebrate due to a number of reasons, but ultimately it is a personal choice. What matters is that a coupled is re-commiting to each other. Couples want to renew their wedding vows for a variety of reasons, yet most want to …

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vow renewal ideas

The Why, Where, When & How of Renewing Wedding Vows Renewing wedding vows can be a meaningful, touching, revivifying ceremony for you and your children, family and friends. As a married couple, it is a time to pause and reflect on where you have been and where you are going. It is also a wonderful example …

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Sometimes less is more. Want to go casual food-wise on the big day? One word: barbecue. Fun, quirky and easy, having a barbecue-inspired wedding reception will make guests feel right at home. From bright sunflowers in mason jars to bandana napkins, bibs, ribs and more, going casual for your second time around/vow renewal is a …

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It’s your second time around, and you may be looking to celebrate your nuptials with something a little more low key — but special nonetheless — than a giant soiree. Thus, we give you city hall weddings. And no, they aren’t what you’re thinking (a stuffy room sans charm or pomp and circumstance). City hall weddings are …

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Alternative Wedding Cakes

Nix the idea of a old-fashioned, traditional wedding cake and go for something with personality and fun spirits. For your vow renewal, it’s okay to mix it up and try something new. Have fun with your ideas and grab some inspiration from our favorite finds! Do you love crepes or are you having a French-themed …

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Looking for the perfect words to tell your partner at your upcoming vow renewal? Check out a few sample ideas and get inspired! Vow Renewal Samples I,______________, give to you,____________________, a new promise and yet not so new; a new (husband/wife), and yet not so new; and a new affirmation of love from the heart …

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vow renewal quotes

Want the perfect quote to sum up how you feel about your significant other for your vow renewal ceremony? You’ve come a long way together, so it finding a great quote that says everything you’re feeling makes your renewal that much more special. Check out a few ideas to inspire the heck out of you: …

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vow renewal song list

Trying to come up with a rockin’ playlist for your upcoming vow renewal? Check out a few fantastic tune options and have fun creating a magical playlist for a magical night! “We’ve Only Just Begun” “Pretty Woman” “As Time Goes By” “Candle in the Wind” “The Rose” “Beyond the Sea” “Bridge Over Troubled Water” “‘La …

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Alternative Wedding Gowns

Be bold and dawn something outside-the-box for your big day. From vow renewals to second weddings, these dresses will create more than a moment, but an incredible memory. Black and white with a beautiful, delicate print, this design is certainly a showstopper. Bare a bit of your mid-drift in this daring and bold beauty. A …

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vow renewal script

In need of a sample script for your upcoming vow renewal ceremony? Then check out the following option, which you can amend as necessary, work on with your officiant, or leave as is! (Except for adding, you know, your names.) See what you think: Sample Vow Renewal Script [Husband and Wife], it is a pleasure …

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outdoor vow renewal

  Planning an outdoor vow renewal ceremony requires special care, mainly because nature is so gosh-darn unpredictable! Take the necessary precautions and ensure your day is as stress-free as possible: 1) Have a Backup Plan Even if having your renewal in the most temperate climate ever, it’s still a very, very good idea to have …

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example ceremony script

Religious Vow Renewal Ceremony – Full Sample Script Need a sample religious ceremony script for your upcoming vow renewal? Check out the following option! Whether you pull a little or a lot from this script, it will certainly help you in terms of inspiration. Enjoy! Sample Script [Bride and groom], When you first joined in marriage …

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vow renewal guy checklist

  If you and your partner are preparing to renew your vows to one another, it’s important to take the time to carefully plan the ceremony. Whether you have a large, lavish recreation of your original wedding day or a very small, relaxed gathering of family and close friends is entirely a matter of personal …

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Your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime event and for some people that means going the extra mile to do something unique and adventurous on their wedding day. Team Wedding may just have found our most unique and fun wedding experience ever. Thanks to Maverick Helicopters you can fly over some of the most romantic and beautiful areas …

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vow renewal planning ideas

Vow renewal ceremonies are becoming increasingly popular with couples who have enjoyed many years of marriage together. They provide an opportunity for you and your partner to reaffirm your commitment to each other, and to celebrate your successful union with friends and family. Whether your marriage has been a happy one or you’ve suffered some …

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Vow Renewal Reception Question: My husband and I will be renewing our vows on our 15th wedding anniversary March 2008. We eloped the first time without any friends or family present. Our original witnesses at the civil wedding were a couple in line with us at the City Hall. So no one we knew was …

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Question: My husband and I will celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary in July. The marriage was never “easy”, but over the last two years our relationship deteriorated. We faced several major life stressors with our child and careers. The resulting depression made things even harder. The fights were becoming more frequent. After a while, we …

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redo my wedding

Question: My husband and I were married a little over a year ago. What was supposed to be my perfect day was ruined. The ceremony was not what I had pictured. My father-in-law officiated the ceremony and told me he would use “traditional vows”. Instead, he used words such as “obey” and my husband and …

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Vow Renewal Question: My husband and I are planning a vow renewal ceremony. I’ve searched it, and all I can find is information if you are having a minister bless you. I was wondering if anyone had any tips or ideas on how to do the ceremony ourselves? We’re just having our family and a …

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renewal dress

Question: Hi there. My husband and I have been married for 12 years, and as our wedding was a rush and a bit of a disaster we always planned to renew our vows or have a blessing of our marriage in a church. We had planned to do this at our 10 year anniversary but …

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vow renewal dress

Vow Renewal Wedding Dress for 30th Anniversary Vow Renewal Dress Question: My husband and I did not have a traditional wedding when we married nearly 30 years ago. I didn’t have a wedding dress or him a tux and we had only a small informal gathering after the ceremony. We have always felt we left …

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Exchanging Rings At Vow Renewal Ceremony

They are a couple of the most popular questions among those planning their vow renewal: “Are we supposed to exchange rings at the ceremony? Do we use our old ones or buy new ones?” And we’re here to help settle the score and stop stressing within your planning. This should be a fun time for …

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surprise vow renewal

  Vow Renewal Question: I am planning a surprise 25th wedding anniversary party/vow renewal for my mom and dad. My parents have always talked about renewing vows on their 25th, unfortunately my father was recently diagnosed with cancer, and every penny they have is going to his treatments, so they gave up on the idea …

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Wording Wedding Vow Renewal Invitations

Vow Renewal Question: My husband and I are set to renew our wedding vows next August and we want to know how to word the invitations to our vow renewal ceremony. Please please please help!!! Remarriage Expert Answers Wedding vow renewal invitations should basically look like regular wedding invitations. We pulled together some samples vow …

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beautiful vow renewal dress

Vow Renewal Dress Question: My husband & I are planning to renew our wedding vows this year on our anniversary. I did research that says the dress for a renewal should be informal. When we got married I just wore a dress that you would wear to church. One of the things that I want …

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second wedding vow examples

Remarriage Question: I am planning my wedding for my second marriage. I need some sample wedding vow samples for my second marriage ceremony. Please help. Remarriage Expert Answers: Here are some Second Marriage Vow Examples and Samples: “I marry you with my eyes wide open. You have helped me let go of the past, and I embrace …

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vow renewal program church

  Vow Renewal Question: My husband and I have been married 10 years and have decided to renew our vows and have our marriage blessed in the Catholic Church. What is the proper way to word the program? Full Question: I went to my priest and discussed what this type of ceremony would consist of, and …

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vow renewal save the date

   Vow Renewal Question (from Tanya): Hello! My husband and I are planning a Vow Renewal for our 15th anniversary which will be next November. I wanted to know when is the appropriate time to send out Save The Date Cards. I know its too early to send things out now or tell people, but …

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renewing vows at catholic church/

Vow Renewal Question: Hello everyone I am new to this site and I need some help. My husband and I got married this last June in a courthouse. I want to renew our vows in a catholic church. He is Roman Catholic but I am not. (but he has not been to church since he …

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