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10 Trending Wedding Ideas to Make Your Big Day Stand Out

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings Signup for Bridal Buzz newsletter  Weddings are one of the most important and memorable events in a couple’s life. It’s a day when they promise to love and cherish each other forever, surrounded by their loved ones. But with so many weddings happening every year, it’s important to make yours stand out. Here are some trendy wedding ideas to make your special day unforgettable. Non-traditional venues  Couples are now opting for non-traditional wedding venues, such as libraries, museums, and art galleries. These unique spaces provide a one-of-a-kind backdrop for your wedding and can save you money on decorations. Interactive food stations  Interactive food stations are a fun and unique way to serve food at your wedding. For example, consider having a make-your-own taco bar, a sushi rolling station, or a dessert station …

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Tie up Your Loose Ends Before You Tie the Knot

Wedding Salon cordially invites you to Tie Up Your Loose Ends Before You Tie the Knot Enjoy Cake Tastings, Beauty Makeovers, Luxury Swag Bags, Fashion Previews, Cocktails, & More REGISTER ONLINE USE CODE WEDNV FOR COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS WEDDINGSALON.COM JESSE@WEDDINGSALON.COM MUST BE ENGAGED | TICKET ADMITS TWO | 21+

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A Bar without Breaking the Bank

Open bar versus limited bar … price per person versus consumption. Cash bar – no way! Remember, these are your guests, not your buddies out for a night on the town. Bar budgeting is a key part of reception planning and Christopher Williams, Event Manager for The Fish Market, has some great advice. An open (or full) bar includes wine, beer, and a variety of liquor (both rail and call brands) and is the most expensive to host. When estimating consumption, Chris says, count on two to three drinks per person. Beer is $4-$5 a bottle; wine $5-$6 a glass, and mixed drinks run $5-$6 for rail liquor (such as Aristocrat vodka) to $7 for a call brand, such as Absolute. “Plan on more than less,” advises Chris. “That way there is no sticker shock and if your bar comes in under budget, great. And your event manager will let you …

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