Commonly Forgotten Items for Your Wedding

 

The Most Commonly Forgotten Items for Weddings

Welcome to the Bride Link podcast, your home for expert wedding planning advice! Today we're talking about commonly forgotten items for your wedding! This helpful list highlights what you may forget to pack for your wedding day. Take a few minutes to check it over the night before! Our wedding packing tips include items that are easy to overlook but essential! The best thing that can help you while you're planning and packing all of your items is our Wedding Day Emergency Kit List. Grab your FREE copy and have all your bases covered in case of a wedding day emergency!

So as you're packing all of your belongings to take to your wedding venue, double-check this list and just make sure you haven't forgotten anything. First, we can talk about printed items! You're going to want to be able to have your photographer take a picture of your save-the-dates. invitation, and the rest of your stationery. Stationery will include your...

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Finding Your Garden Wedding Inspiration

Finding Your Garden Wedding Inspiration

 When planning weddings, gardens always serve as whimsical and romantic wedding inspiration for many brides. Many couples have found unique ways to work their love for gardens into every wedding detail, from the food all the way down to the decor. Today, on The Bride Link we are giving you some wedding inspiration when it comes to incorporating your love for the garden. 

The Eternity Rose: A rose is the ultimate symbol of eternal love! An iconic image for most, The Eternity Rose is a real rose that has been custom crafted to last forever. These picturesque roses are handpicked from private gardens overseen by qualified horticulturalists to ensure only perfect roses make the cut. Once completed, they are preserved eternally and won’t tarnish or fade over time. Give guests a chance to view your Eternity Rose in person! Including them as the main centerpiece for the couple's sweetheart table can really create a...

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Wedding Day Emergency Kit: Everything A Bride Needs

 

WEDDING DAY EMERGENCY KIT: EVERYTHING A BRIDE NEEDS

Today on The Bride Link, we are talking all about what the bride needs in her emergency kit so she can be prepared for her wedding. You should literally be ready for anything, especially in an emergency! That's what we suggest that you should create a wedding day emergency kit and have it with you all day long. Grab your free copy of our Wedding Day Emergency Kit Checklist to help get you started!

Now, in all honesty, it's best to create two different types of kits, so this blog will focus on your personal kit and everything that you should have on you as the bride or groom. It’s best to have any needed items within your reach. Then we’ll have another blog that outlines your setup kit or decorating kit. So the person that is going to be doing all of our decor and all of your setup as well as managing all of your vendors needs to have that kit on them. One reason why we have to separate kits is that we want you to make...

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What To Rent And What To Buy For Your Wedding Day

 

What To Rent And What To Buy For Your Wedding Day

Welcome to The Bride Link podcast, your home for expert wedding planning advice! Today we're talking all about what you should rent versus what you should buy when you're planning your wedding and how to save money while wedding planning. You can also score your FREE copy of our Ceremony Cheat Sheet! A great tool to help plan your dream ceremony from start to finish! Some items may seem a smart buy at first but in reality, they'll end up costing you more in the end. When renting for your wedding, keep in mind the price you pay includes services and preparation for those items you never see. When choosing to buy over renting, remember to consider not only the cost but also your time. Time for things like set-up, delivery & pick-up, storage, and clean-up! Use these handy tips to figure what's best for you!

What to rent:

Let's begin with the table and chairs you'll need! If it's not part of what comes with your wedding venue package...

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What Is Wedding Insurance and Why Do I Need It?

 

What Is Wedding Insurance and Do I Need It?

Today on The Bride Link, we're talking all about wedding insurance and why you should consider buying it! But first, grab your free copy of our Wedding Day Emergency Kit List, to help plan for everything you'll need for a wedding day emergency!

What is wedding insurance? Do I need it? What does it cover? You've come to the right place for answers to your wedding insurance questions! We've gathered a list of wedding insurance FAQs to help you decide. We recommend purchasing insurance for your wedding for several reasons, but most importantly because some things are just out of your control.

No level of planning or preparation can prepare you for a wedding venue that gets catches fire the night before your wedding. How about a wedding venue that suddenly closes its doors with no notice because they're bankrupt? You've already paid in full and no one is answering your calls or emails. How about a viral pandemic that requires everyone to stay...

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The TAPestry

 

The TAPestry is Knoxville's newest event center located in downtown Knoxville at the Barrel House by Gypsy Cider! They are also the first cidery in Tennessee, how cool is that?! This beautiful elegant rustic venue has over 2,000 square feet of event space to fit guest counts ranging from 80 people with a dance floor, and 100 people cocktail style. It also has pricing options to accommodate your event goals and budget to make sure that your wedding is absolutely perfect. So, If you are looking for an affordable venue for your wedding or any other event be sure to keep reading to see what this hidden gem offers!

If you are a lover of cider and are wanting more of a rustic yet elegant venue then this place is perfect for you! Not only do they offer a variety of services including equipment rentals, tables, and chairs, staffing services, bar, and catering services, the Barrelhouse by Gypsy Circus also offers a variety of delicious ciders and beers for your event! Our average event...

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How To Start Your Wedding Day Timeline

 

How To Start A Wedding Day Timeline

How to create a wedding day timeline! But first, grab your free copy of our Ceremony Cheat Sheet for useful tips to help keep your planning. A timeline for a wedding is crucial and nailing that timeline is ever more important! Couples who take the time to create one help ensure they get everything they want out of their wedding day. Any event or celebration will benefit from adequate planning! Most professional wedding planners rely on them to deliver on everything they've promised their clients. We always recommend hiring a wedding professional if it's within the budget. If not, then join us on our podcast this week where we share our wedding timeline tips! We've got five tips to make creating your wedding day timeline a breeze!

  1. Highlights

List every single highlight you would like to achieve, from the cake cutting to the ceremony itself. You want to start with a complete list of highlights to make sure that everything that you want to...

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Classic And Rustic Barn Wedding

Needing some modern rustic yet classic wedding inspiration? Keep on reading because you are going to love Sam and Chris’s wedding story! Their wedding was classic and filled with modern rustic charm. The two had their wedding at the breathtaking Culpepper Barn in Virginia Beach, Virginia. When it came to their wedding, Sam and Chris always thought they wanted a more upscale barn venue. After scrolling through Pinterest, they decided they wanted natural greenery, wooden accents, and string light details. Sam and her mom stumbled upon the Culpepper Barn and after talking with the owners and taking a tour - they knew it was the perfect place for their wedding! It is definitely a hidden gem. The couple had their ceremony outdoors under a beautiful tree following their reception indoors in the barn. 

Sam and Chris had their ceremony outdoors under a beautiful oak tree. They had such a beautiful intimate ceremony that touched their guest’s hearts. Sam and Chris are both...

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Tips for planning the perfect proposal!

 

How to Propose!

You've decided to ask your partner to marry you, congratulations!  Now you realize don't have the first clue on how to propose! Here are some tips for proposal ideas. The Bride Link has you covered with tips for proposal. We've provided you with the Who, What, Where, and When to help make your proposal unforgettable. Grab your FREE copy of our Wedding Day Emergency Kit List to get a jump start on your wedding planning!

Who else will know about your proposal?

If your fiancé comes from a traditional family, you’ll need to consider asking the parents for their blessing before getting down on one knee. Some fun ideas might be to take the parents out for a nice dinner or doing their favorite activity while your other half isn’t around. Make sure you have a conversation about this so that you aren’t skipping a step or stepping on any toes! Another option to consider is whether or not you want friends to know if you’re about to propose....

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Wedding Processional Order Non-Traditional

 

How to Arrange Your Ceremony Processional

(For non-traditional families, step-parents, same-sex weddings, etc.)

Your wedding processional order can be anything you want! There are several non-traditional options you can choose from! Get answers to your wedding processional questions with The Bride Link! Our podcast today focuses on the correct wedding order processional and some of the best ways to order your wedding party. We cover it all! Get your wedding processional tips straight from the pros! You can also score your FREE Wedding Day Emergency Kit List, a great guide to building and prepping what you need in case of an emergency!

 

Traditional ceremony processional:

This processional is the most traditional way to get your family members and bridal party down the aisle on your big day.

  • Officiant: Officiants are typically the first to come down the aisle or to stand up at the altar. This signals that the processional or ceremony is about to begin.
  • Grandparents of the...
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