The venue for your wedding is one of the most important parts of the day, after the dress, of course. Doing it yourself is not cheap, nor is it easy, but it does mean that you have complete control over the way it looks. If you’re still looking to decorate it yourself, then take a …

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After popping the question, it’s likely that you and yours will have spent months planning and perfecting everything for your big day, from the guest list to the napkins, especially if you are making your second wedding distinctive and special. It can be hard to think of anything past the event, but when you’re making …

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Plus-size gowns don’t have to be one cut, one style or have one silhouette or color. Don’t cut yourself off from incredible designs just because you’re older or have insecurities. Just have a look at these 10 unique gowns that also come in plus-sizes! A unique take on the traditional ball gown we love the sultry …

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Everyone loves chocolate and it’s more than okay to use it on your wedding day! Chocolate cakes are perfect as the trendy “naked” cake revolution but you can use chocolate icing too, take a look and give the traditional wedding cake makeover and cover it in the fan favorite ingredient! Naked chocolate cake and dollups …

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Grecian Wedding Gowns

Delicate lines, flowing fabrics and a gorgeous spirit, these Grecian-inspired gowns are perfect for a variety of wedding styles – from destination to downtown. Let’s have a look at 10 of our favorite finds! Simple and classic with a Grecian this is one of the most versatile gowns on the map. A more glamorous version …

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Silk wedding gowns have a certain bout sultry, sexiness that other fabrics just can’t evoke. And when any bride of any size and shape can where them, then you’ve got a hit on your hands. Take a look at this quick list of plus-size wedding gowns make with a beautiful silk texture and gorgeous accents. …

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V-Neck Wedding Gowns

Your second walk down the aisle or vow renewal doesn’t have to be within the traditional bridal scope. Instead, check our these daring, v-neck wedding gowns to celebrate in! A traditional silhouette with a more sophisticated neckline, we love the mix of bridal feeling and sex appeal. A more innocent and fairy-like ball gown, this …

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second wedding etiquette

Getting remarried and concerned about doing it “right”? Check out a few etiquette FAQs regarding second weddings, and remember, it’s your special day, so do what you want! What’s the Etiquette For Announcing the Wedding? If one or both of you have children, they should be the first to know. Tell your families next, and …

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second wedding tips

Getting remarried and concerned about doing it “the right way”? Planning a wedding should be a source of joy, not stress, whether the first, second or “Elizabeth Taylor” time around. The following etiquette guide will help you plan your wedding with confidence and ease. Enjoy! The Dress Many second-time brides ask if it’s okay to …

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Going the traditional wedding route isn’t always an option for a second or third wedding, as many would rather try for a different type of ceremony. Planning a modern midlife wedding doesn’t have to include a church, a big white dress, or any of the other staples normally associated with nuptials. Check out a few …

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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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Winter Wedding Bouquets

We’ve rounded up 10 beautiful, whimsical winter wedding bouquets to inspire your floral designs. A bit of white and a lot of texture go into these stunning pieces. For something eclectic and unique, pay attention to every piece of your bouquet puzzle … from texture to colors! This bouquet screams cold weather with its texture, …

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second wedding planning tips

Second Wedding Planning: What You Need To Know Planning your second wedding should be a joyful experience, not a stressful one! While stress accompanies the planning of any wedding, you don’t need to get caught up in the differences between your first and second ceremony. Check out a few etiquette tips and enjoy this special …

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second wedding dress

Wedding Etiquette for Encore Brides Is this Marriage Mach 2? Wedding etiquette for encore brides has changed! Second weddings are usually smaller than first weddings – and more personal. Couples marrying for the second time are mature enough to know exactly what they want, and many have already done the big wedding thing and want to celebrate with close friends and family only. Besides, …

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second marriage engagement ring

Weddings are a special time for a couple in love, as it means they’re beginning life together as one. These days second marriages are as common first marriages, however a number of differences exist regarding wedding etiquette. One main difference is the engagement ring. When planning a second marriage, remember to consider engagement ring etiquette. This hardly means second wedding engagement ring …

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older bride getting married

Fairytale Wedding For Older Brides Whether a first, second or third marriage, older brides are also big fans of the “fairytale wedding”! It used to be considered “poor taste” for brides over the age of 55 to plan lavish ceremonies, especially if said brides had been married before, that is no longer the case. So what’s …

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catering wedding

According to the UK’s most popular wedding website Hitched, the marriage industry is now worth a staggering £10 billion. From engagement to honeymoon, the average wedding costs an estimated £36,000, which means that individuals are often forced to save for a long period of time before making their dream marriage a reality. If this doesn’t …

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second wedding aisle

Perhaps you did the big white wedding thing for your first marriage, or maybe you simply went down to City Hall…. or Vegas. If your first wedding was not what you had hoped it would be for any reason, your second union is your chance to craft the nuptials and reception you have always wanted. …

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guy gift second wedding

  Whether you are getting remarried or tying the knot with someone new, a special wedding gift shows your care and willingness to go the extra mile for your partner. A second wedding ceremony may not always have the kind of budget that is attached to a first wedding but this just allows you to …

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If you are chief bridesmaid for a bride to be who has been there, done that and got the t-shirt already it can feel like an impossible task trying to arrange a suitable hen party. After all you don’t want to be accused of making things too OTT with it being a second marriage but …

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Question: My fiance has two children, 9 and 7. We were recently engaged. We have lived together for about a year, and dated for another year prior. I have a wonderful relationship with both children, and very thankfully with my fiance’s ex-wife. We are so lucky in fact, that people often comment on how civil …

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ivory wedding dress older bride

Ivory Colored Wedding Dress for My Second Marriage My fiance and I are in our late 50’s and plan on being married next month. This will be a second marriage for both of us. We are having a small (<50 people) and simple afternoon ceremony at our church with a champagne reception back at our …

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Second Wedding Dress For Plus Size Bride I will get married for the second time in my life. I will also be about a size 12/14. I am a DD as well. All the dresses I see so far are either too drab or too fancy. I like sleek and elegant, but my size kind …

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Question: My boyfriend and I are talking about getting married. My first wedding was lavish and expensive – my father picked up the tab. My boyfriend is very traditional and wants a big wedding, tons of groomsmen, the chicken dance, garter toss…the whole nine yards. I am ademently opposed to all of this. I dream …

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Hello. I am hoping you guys could help me out. My fiance and I are getting married in just a few days, 6/14/2008. This is a second time around wedding for both of us. He had the wedding the first time, but I did not. We are having a church ceremony and intimate reception. The …

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bridal shower second marriage

The Question: My sister-in-laws, with the help of my maid of honor, want to host a bridal shower for me. This is the second wedding for both my fiance and myself. Is this okay? “My fiance and I presently live together so we are not registering for gifts because we just want people to come …

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Do I Have To Wear A Fancy Gown To My Second Wedding? Question I am a 55 yr old divorcee and he is a 58 yr old widower. We are getting married in a church. The idea of tripping down the aisle in a fancy gown gives me the heeby jeebies and so I wonder if …

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Question: My fiance are getting married in Mexico in January. It is his first wedding, my second. We are paying for this ourselves, so, we trying to keep expenses down. I have 3 children coming with us to be a part of the ceremony. We are sending out Save the Date / Invitations and want …

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second wedding questions

  When planning a second wedding, there’s a few etiquette hurdles to overcome, whether one or both spouses have been married before. Let’s take a look at some of the most commonly-asked etiquette questions concerning second weddings: 1) Should the Ex Spouse Be Told? Yes. If a man or woman is engaged again, it’s common …

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second wedding attire

  One of the great things about organising a second wedding is that there are no solid expectations in mind in the same way that there can be with your first wedding. Certain traditions and customs may not play such an important role in the day and this can give you the chance to be …

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second wedding questions

Getting remarried and wondering how to “do it right”? You’re hardly alone. Remember to do whatever you feel comfortable with, but if you are still curious about second wedding etiquette, check out the following frequently-asked questions: How Should I Announce My Wedding? If either of you have children, let them know first, especially if they’re …

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second time bride tips

  It may not be your first time down the aisle, but that doesn’t mean there’s less planning to do! Use the following checklist to make your second wedding wonderful and special: 12 or More Months Before Decide on the guest list If you have children, ask them to be part of the wedding party …

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secong wedding planning

  Weddings are always stressful, whether it’s the first, second or “Elizabeth Taylor.” Many, many things contribute to wedding stress, and second weddings usually aren’t any less complex than first ones. With that in mind, let’s look at a few solid tips for avoiding insane stress in the days leading up to your second walk …

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wedding budget

So you’ve decided to get married again: this hardly means you can’t have the ceremony and reception you want! Do whatever feels right to you, and if you’re aiming to remain budget-conscious, check out a few money-saving tips that still allow you to have the wedding you always dreamed of. This is especially true if the …

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wedding dress for older bride

Recently, we heard from several of our readers that our wedding dress roundups didn’t have enough wedding dresses for older brides. We decided to remedy that with a post that is dedicated to wedding dresses for the older bride. Whether you’re getting married for the first time or this is your second wedding, we hope …

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second marriage vows

Getting married for the second time is not only an act of love, it is also an act of optimism and faith. A “wedding mach 2” is also a chance to do it “your way” rather than focusing on the traditional stuff that took precedence the first time around. Writing your own vows is therefore highly recommended …

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second wedding gift

Are you wondering what the proper etiquette is for a second wedding? Consider these tips and suggestions for wedding gifts that reflect you and your lifestyle. Just Say An Internal ‘NO’ to the ‘Naysayers. First, there are and always will be ‘naysayers no matter what you chose to do, so just get used to it …

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Created and designed by Mai and Josh Olivo, Ruche’s wedding dress and accessory collection is gorgeous. What developed out of a simple hobby and a love for fashion has turned into an amazing collection of wedding dresses and other vintage inspired pieces over the years. We love Ruche’s modern-vintage style dresses and think they would …

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remarriage tips

Getting remarried? Check out a few essential tips: Taking His Name? When talking second marriages, how to word the invitation can be a bit confounding. Your friends may only know you by your married name, however using your first husband’s surname on the invites probably feels really weird. The bottom line? Use the name that makes …

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hm wedding dress

At Team Wedding, we’ve already shown second time brides how to look for sexy wedding dresses and how to find preowned wedding dresses, but we may have outdone ourselves this time because we come baring awesome news. Fashion retailer H&M announced they are going to sell a wedding dress for $99. That’s right, you can read that again. If …

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