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Tips for Short Brides

Tips for Short Brides

 Here are some tips for short brides to take into account when buying the dress and preparing your wedding look.
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Tips for Prompt and Perfect Thank You Cards

Thank you cards are a chore most brides don't exactly look forward to as a "fun" part of the wedding planning process. They're tedious, time-consuming, and they give brides everywhere hand cramps. They are, however, an important part of letting your guests know that their gifts and attendance are appreciated, and they are still an expected part of the wedding process. Getting them done (in a timely manner) is something you shouldn't put off, so here are a few tips to make the whole experience a little easier:
Write them NOW for Early Gifts
Many brides panic when they receive a gift way before the wedding date. Though it's now common courtesy to send a gift to the couple's home instead of bringing it to the wedding venue the day of the event, that leaves many couples receiving gifts before and after the big day. Here's a tip: write the card as soon as you can and put it away in a designated spot for later. While you shouldn't use the gift until after the wedding, write the card as soon as you're able. The sentiment will be fresher than if you'd waited to write the card until later.
If you're worried that your guest will be wondering whether or not the gift made it safely, don't be afraid to give them a call - just don't send the actual note until the wedding day is behind you.
Write a Detailed Thank You Note List
Though you will be getting some of your gifts before the big day, it goes without saying that the bulk of the gifts and notes and cards will arrive all at once. You probably know that you should make a list, but I suggest making a more detailed list than just "name and gift." Make note of  who couldn't make it and specific sentiments that were addressed to you and your new spouse in the note. This will allow you to keep it fresh in your mind and make your cards more personal. You think you'll remember these things, but you won't.
Don't Put Them Off
Don't put writing these cards off. I mean it. Really. No one likes writing thank you cards, but they are so very very important to many of your guests. No one likes writing them, but everyone likes getting them.
It is so easy to forget to do thank you cards, but you have to make them an immediate priority (after your honeymoon, of course). Thank you cards are important to people, and it's the least you can do after your guests made the effort to send your their love to you and your new spouse for your wedding. Thank you cards that are ten months late are almost worse than no thank you cards at all. Imagine opening one up eons after a wedding and going "Oh yeah, I guess they never did thank us until just now. THEY'RE OUT OF THE WILL."
Write Personal Notes
Thank you notes are there most enjoyable when the writer takes the time to note a more personal message than "Thanks." Say what you plan on doing with the gift, and tell them how much you enjoyed seeing them, but really try to make it specific to them. It's common courtesy to write a thank you note, but it's truely enjoyable when you take the task in stride and mention just how thankful you really are.
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Entertaining and Practical Ring Bearer Gifts

While most flower girls would be ecstatic after receiving the same gifts as the rest of the female wedding party, ring bearers might be a little more difficult. Not only are they usually younger than the flower girl (which makes the engraved beer mug all the more inappropriate); they might not be as excited to be a part of the big day.
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Show Your Feet Mercy with Bridal Flip Flops

When viewing the photos of your wedding months (or even years) from now, you're going to hope you looked your best - makeup, hair, dress, bridal party - everything should go the way you planned. 
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What role does a thank you note play on the eve of your wedding?

An elegantly embroidered handkerchief for wedding party, which carries a thought-filled card reflecting the spirit of this truly wonderful occasion, is indeed a perfect accessory. 
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Bridal shoes

There are various accessories that a bride wears on the wedding day. You will take special care to procure those accessories. But you must not forget about one of the most important accessories and that is bridal shoes. You must make sure that your shoes are comfortable. You would need to be on your feet the entire day. So it is important that you your shoes do not betray you. You will get a variety of shoes to choose from – starting from pumps to heels to stilettos. Choose the one that offers both style and comfort. Make sure that the color of your bridal shoes matches with your dress. Getting married is stressful. The least that you can do is to make sure that your feet are not stressed out at the end of the day. You will have to do a lot of prancing around. Bridal flip flops are the most popular among brides. They serve as good gifts as well. If you feel that you are not getting a stylish pair of shoes that is comfortable too, then do not worry. Your gown will cover most of your shoes. So you can wear a pair that may not be too stylish but is extremely comfortable.
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Tips on receiving your guests

It is always good to receive your guests on your wedding day. However, you must keep a tab on the time. Practically, you must give 30 minutes for every 100 people in the line. Once you are familiar with the basic idea of what a receiving line is all about, you will be able to handle it better. You can form the receiving line either in the vestibule right after the ceremony or at the entrance to the reception area. Once everybody in the line is in position, then you start receiving. Keep the greetings precise but sincere. If you find tome, it is always better to review the guest list before hand. You must introduce your relatives and friends to your spouse and vice versa. If the line is exceptionally long, then you can include some pleasant music to make the wait lively. You can also ask the waiter to serve hors d’oeuvres and champagne. Try and be as friendly as you can. If by chance you forget the name of any person or are having some problem pronouncing the name, it is better to stick to general comments not involving the name. You will not want to get embarrassed on your wedding day for sure.
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Handy Wedding Day Tips

Your wedding day is a day where everything should be perfect. But you will never stop worrying lest something goes wrong at the last moment. Isn’t it? Here are some tips that will help you get plan things in a way that you stay free of worries.
•    The most important task is to choose the date and venue and the budget. Once that is done, half your worries are over. Make sure you stick to the budget.
•    Book the venue in advance.
•    Make sure your dress, shoes and other accessories are chosen much before hand.
•    See to it that your guest list is prepared before hand and revise it thoroughly to ensure that nobody has been missed out.
•    Get the music and the photographer organized with care. Make sure that they arrive before hand.
•    The flowers for the bride’s bouquet must match the bridal gown.
•    Practice our vows in front of the mirror so that you do not falter on the D day.
•    You must choose the menu with proper care much in advance. You have to take into consideration all your guests. It is most important for you to be happy and relaxed on your special day
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