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When to Send Your Wedding Invitations


Feb 25, 2011

The Wedding! The Big day and there is so much to do. You worked hard on your guest list and you finally have a definite count that you want at the wedding. You even have a second list of those you would love to have but due to budget or size...

Wedding Gown Trends of 2011


Feb 23, 2011

Blogs and articles have been popping up all over the place, claiming to have the top trends in bridal gowns for 2011. The experts have many opinions in common, but also differ. So, were bringing you a list of what EVERYONE agrees on for the trends...

How Early Should I buy My Wedding Dress?


Feb 21, 2011

Now that you're engaged, what's the next step? One of the first wishes of a future bride is to find the perfect wedding dress that will make them feel beautiful and special on their big day. A common question is: When should I buy the dress? The...

Organizing a Wedding - 9 Steps You Can't Miss


Feb 18, 2011

Organizing a Wedding - 9 Steps You Can't Miss Keeping yourself organized is no easy task while planning a wedding. Emotions will run high and far too often Brides make things more complicated than they need to. So let's focus on 9 things you need...

Michelle's Bridal and Tuxedo


Feb 14, 2011

Michelles Bridal in Urbana, IL has been a full service bridal and tuxedo shoppe meeting the needs of brides since 1982. Michelle and her team are knowledgeable and SO helpful that they can take care of all wedding attire needs right in their...

How to Choose the Best Dress for Your Body Type


Feb 11, 2011

How to Choose the Best Dress for Your Body Type From sweetheart necklines to cap sleeves and empire waists to corset tops, brides can often feel as if they are drowning in dresses! Knowing which dress is best for your body type is one of the most...

How to Choose the Bridesmaid Dresses


Feb 10, 2011

How to Choose Your Bridesmaid Dresses and Still Make Your Girls Happy If you have been a bridesmaid before, it is likely you have heard the phrase You can just shorten it and wear it again! It is also likely that your dress was donated, sold, or...

Money Saving Ideas on Your Wedding Decor


Dec 29, 2010

Here are some tips to help you save some money as you plan your big day! Make sure to get the full use out of rental items and flowers. If you are using items to decorate your ceremony site, can they be transported to the reception too.  If you...

Wedding Decorating How to Make your Wedding Decor Stand Out


Dec 27, 2010

  Your wedding should be a reflection of you and your fiancé. By including unique details your wedding will be one your guests will never forget. The first thing to do when planning the décor of your wedding is to think about your personalities,...

THE DRESS! The Ultimate Shopping Experience.


Dec 23, 2010

Photograph by Laura Witherow   So, he popped the question.What your next step? Most brides run to the bridal shop first thing to find THE dress!! Here are just a few tips to make your wedding dress shopping a little more comfortable and hopefully ...