Maid For Each Other

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Bridesmaids have long been part of the wedding pomp and circumstance. With some debate, the history of bridesmaids can be dated back to Biblical times when some brides were known to have their own maids of the servant variety

Wedding Day Dilemmas – And Actual Solutions!

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Your big day has finally arrived, and you are anxiously waiting to see just how the years, months, weeks, and days of planning will all unravel. In your mind, you may be envisioning a problem-free fairytale, but then WHAM! A small dose of reality hits.

They’re Playing Our Song

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As the wedding party makes their entrance, the music becomes more distinctive, drawing the audience’s attention. Then, with a dramatic change in the music, all eyes move to the bride who is making her grand entrance. It is music that helps amplify the emotion of the ceremony.

The Kids Are Alright!

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Children always have a place at your wedding. They tend to bring out joy and warm feelings in everyone. They can be a ring bearer and flower girl or a junior bridesmaid. No matter the role they play, kids are always a great addition to any wedding.

Wedding Cakes: Trends & Tastings 2021

Lillian StevensCakes & Confections4 Comments

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In 2021, wedding cake trends will be driven by intentionality and personality. Luckily, this is not the time to worry about carbs, so free yourself of that notion. Before calling the bakeries or pastry chefs, though, jot down your ideas and explore some options. Then, grab your groom and get ready for the real fun: cake sampling.

Bride Beauty Tips of 2021

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It’s your wedding day – of course you want to look your best. But that doesn’t have to mean a lot of stress if you follow a few simple dos and don’ts to ensure things go just as you’ve always dreamed as you walk down the aisle.

Outer Banks Wedding Planning 2021

Lillian StevensPlanning, Staging10 Comments

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After just a few weeks of attempting to go it alone – the trials and tribulations of booking vendors, searching for the perfect venue, choosing every element of the décor for the ceremony and reception – you realize planning a wedding is time consuming and frequently frustrating. Even a bride who is ultra-organized, has an impressive knack for decorating, and knows just what she wants can falter under the sheer number of decisions, causing her to throw up a white flag and shout, “Bring in the professionals!”

Love Is In Bloom

Lillian StevensFlowers2 Comments

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With everything else you have to think about, choosing your wedding flowers should be the fun part! Here are a few tips to keep in mind.

Wedding Trends 2021 Report

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Another new wedding season is upon us. That means a different set of trends than what was popular in 2020. But don’t fret, The Wedding Guide to the Outer Banks has assembled exactly what you need to know when it comes to your wedding day.