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Wedding Wise Tips – December 2018

  December’s wedding tips include the ultimate budget plan, a couple of things you’re going to have to let go, a few things you’re going to need to remember, a word or two from Martha, and keeping the lights on. Enjoy! 12/1- Wedding Wise Tip #335 – As I’ve said before, a weddings can be…

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Wedding Wise Tips: June 2018

Better late than never. That also applies to your wedding day. 6/1/18 – Wedding Wise Tip #152 – Get an accurate count of who is having their hair and/or makeup professionally done so you’re stylist knows how long it will take, and if they need to bring extra help. 6/2/18 – Wedding Wise Tip #153…

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Wedding Wednesday: Ultimate Pac-man

On Wednesdays, I bring you the best wedding stories, deals and events in Los Angeles and from around the world. And we call it Wedding Wise Wednesday. Welcome! Cool Wedding Thing of the Week:  Grab it and get alll the points. As I told Erin, I am in LOVE with this. Ring shots are my…

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Cool Winter Weddings and How to Swing Them

Long clear nights, and bright stars above. Deep lush whites and colors against dark wood.  Champagne and laughter, and guests dressed to the nines. Winter is made for magical weddings. Setting the Scene The season is a great excuse for an elegant black-tie only affair. Long formal gowns, tuxedos, and tails, anyone? The Black Tux…

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Wedding Venues

The Silver Charm Guide to Bare Wedding Venues

Creating your dream wedding in a bare venue is all about the details. You have more control, more creative options, but there’s more work, too! In  my new guide, I break down the three biggest challenges of bare wedding venues, and show you how to understand and overcome them with less stress and worry. When…

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The Fine Wedding Art of Herding Cats

What I mean is that at various times during your wedding, you will be moving multiple groups of people around, all of whom have their own priorities, own goals and own destinations. Not only do you feel pressure to get it all right, but your guests will, too. Give them the time and direction they…

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Flashback Friday: Nicole and John, 7 Days Out

Nicole and John live in Scotland, and were planning Los Angeles destination wedding a couple of years ago. About a month out, I started writing about their – and my- behind the experience of pulling together all the parts of their day from 5,000 miles away. Details, Details…  So, yeah, I stopped doing the daily…

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Ask Liz Manners Roundup: Saying it NICELY

Welcome to September! First of all are you doing our #charmedweddinginstagram challenge this month? Click here to get the first 10 prompts, and then check out my entry today @lizcharm. He’s so cute, you guys!  What you want and what you’re worried about vs. what they want and what they’re worried about. And you know…

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Wedding Wise Wedding: Viva Frida!

Every Wednesday, I bring you the coolest wedding stories, deals and events in Los Angeles and from around the web. And we call it Wedding Wise Wednesday. Welcome! Cool Wedding Thing of the Week: Other Pies Home Bakery – I love this, it feels like a great transition into Fall, which I’m definitely looking forward…

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Three Things to Tell Your Friend The DJ

There is a circling debate in Wedding World about “friendors” – friends or relatives that take the place of a professional vendor at your wedding.  We all have horror stories about the aunt who catered the wedding but didn’t bring enough wait staff, or the family friend who provided the bouts but forgot the pins….

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