Head Table at Wedding Reception

Who Sits at the Head Table at the Wedding Reception?

This stunning head table for a wedding reception was styled by the talented designers at LA Botanicals The traditional head table remains the most popular seating arrangement for the bride and groom and their bridal party at wedding receptions. The head table (or top table, as it is called in the UK) is typically a […]

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Aisle Runner Etiquette

Aisle Runner Question  Q: When is the Aisle Runner unrolled? Just before the bride’s entrance or before the entire wedding party enters? Please let me know as soon as possible – our wedding is two weeks away! Thanks for your help ~  Rene Answer: That’s an excellent question and shows that you are really thinking […]

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Bridal Gloves

Bridal Glove Etiquette

Question: I’m planning on wearing elbow-length gloves with my wedding dress. What is the easiest way to do the exchange of rings while wearing gloves? I’d rather not take the gloves on and off. I want to stay in keeping with what is traditional. I know that I’m supposed to take them off when in […]

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Cocktails at Wedding Reception Host Bar

What Is a Host Bar?

Q: Help! I’ve been invited to a wedding reception and the invitation states “Host Bar”. I have no idea what this means. Can you tell me what “Host Bar” is? A: A “Host Bar” refers to the scenario in which the hosts of the wedding reception (or other event) will provide cocktails and alcoholic beverages […]

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Wedding Reception Head Table Picture

Head Table Seating Dilemma

Q: I’m having some problems regarding seating at the head table for my wedding reception. How do I seat guests at the head table? My father-in-law-to-be lost his wife and is dependent on myself and his son for care, and one of our bridesmaids is totally wheel chair bound. Please advise us on the appropriate […]

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Wedding Traditions

You can make your wedding more meaningful by including wedding traditions, customs or rituals in your wedding that speak to you in some personal way. There’s almost something magical about including traditions in your wedding that you know date back hundreds of years, and knowing that couples for generation upon generation before you have included the same rituals in their weddings.

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Wedding Receiving Line

The Wedding Receiving Line Are you up on your wedding receiving line etiquette?  Here’s everything you need to know from a recognized wedding planning expert! ~ By Linda Kevich, Editor, SuperWeddings.com A receiving line is always seen at truly formal weddings, or very traditional weddings. The purpose behind the receiving line tradition is to allow the hostess – […]

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Children at Wedding Reception

The “Adults Only” Wedding Reception Some couples do not want children at their wedding receptions. The reasons for planning a wedding this way may range from trying to lower costs by trimming wedding guests from the list, to simply not wanting to put up with potential melt-downs or fits of hyperactivity on the part of children at […]

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Duties of Best Man

A Super-Simple Guide to Being the Best Man at a Wedding You’ve been asked to be best man at a wedding. What an honor! Someone clearly thinks very highly of you – you must be quite the guy. Flattered to the hilt, you happily agreed, but now that you’ve gotten yourself into this, you realize […]

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