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How to Handle Your Alcohol: Wedding Bar Tips

We know that having a bar at your wedding can kick up the party an extra notch. Unfortunately, sometimes it kicks it up a few too many notches. Below, we have outlined some tips for figuring out the perfect bar for your wedding day. When will the bar open? We suggest waiting until after the ceremony is over to open the bar. This way guests  ...

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Let Them Eat Cake: Wedding Cake Tips

“A party without a cake is just a meeting.” –Julia Child For kids and adults alike, one of the most exciting aspects of a wedding is the cake. If you’re unsure about how to begin the process, however, we’ve outlined some tips below! Consider the weather. If you’re having an outdoor wedding in the middle of the summer, keep in mind that heavy  ...

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Why to Fear Buying a Wedding Dress Online

One of the most exciting parts of the wedding planning experience is the search for the dress! Of course, in this age of commerce, many brides wonder why they can’t shorten the process by buying online. Thankfully, we at Custom Love Gifts, Events, & Prints have two former bridal stylists to run you through the risks of online dress  ...

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First Look Wedding Pros and Cons

A hotly debated topic in the modern wedding conversation, whether or not to do a first look is a question every couple asks themselves during the wedding planning process. Each argument, of course, has its own merits, as one is based in tradition while the other strives to maximize time efficiency. But which choice is right for you? Below,  ...

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Three Best Wedding Venues Outside Knoxville, TN

You’re dreaming of a wedding away from the city, but the list of venues is so long that you don’t even know where to start. Let us help narrow your search! Below are three of our favorite wedding venues beyond the Knoxville area, and we think you’ll love them too. The Cardinal’s Nest. A gorgeous, new open-air venue, The Cardinal’s Nest offers  ...

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Three Wedding Venues Near Knoxville, TN

Are you looking for the perfect wedding venue, but you want to take a step back from the energy of the city? We’ve got your back. To continue last week’s theme, we’re here with three more suggestions for wedding venues near Knoxville–this time outside of the city. Heartland Meadows. A wedding venue near Halls in  ...

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3 Best Knoxville Wedding Venues

You’re getting married—congratulations! The next question, however, is where. This week, we are spotlighting three premier Knoxville wedding venues guaranteed to exceed any and all expectations. By choosing a venue from the list below, we ensure (from experience) that you will have the wedding of your dreams, whatever that means to you! Dara’s  ...

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Nine Ideas for Your Wedding Send-Off

At the end of your wedding day, you want to create one last breathtaking moment to conclude the evening with a grand exit. However, unless you’re frequently involved in weddings (or just have an avid Pinterest habit), you may not know how many send-off options you have. Below is a list of possibilities to get you started! Sparklers. The  ...

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Elevating Your Guests’ Experience

If you’ve ever been a guest at a wedding, you know that, while beautiful, not all weddings are the most entertaining events to attend. You sit through a ceremony, mingle for an hour, have a meal, and then sneak out after offering your well wishes to the couple. As the bride, however, you want for your wedding to be a little more exciting, to  ...

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Four Wedding Catering Options

Sure, maybe you have a caterer or a preferred menu in mind, but what kind of catering do you want for your wedding reception? Not sure how to answer that question? We’ve got you! Below, we have outlined four of the most common wedding catering styles. Plated. For the traditionalists out there, or for the bride who dreams of a truly  ...

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