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Elements of Classic Design - WeddingCompass.com

Creating A Classic Design Look When I think of the word “classic,” immediately, I think of Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn; a time when things were formal and elegant. I think of feminine touches, soft colors and beauty within simplicity. A classic wedding is timeless. It’s elegance in its finest READ MORE…

speech, toast, best man - weddingcompass.com

Best Brother offers up an entertaining and memorable Best Man speech! Aaron delivers a funny wedding speech for his brother. This speech brought down the house at this reception! Whether you are the best man, the maid of honor, a groomsmen, a bridesmaid, a family member, or just a friend READ MORE…

An all-out vintage approach Image provided by Tic-Tock Couture Floral Creations Photography by Duke Photography - WeddingCompass.com

Making It Memorable – Decorating for Fun Send-Offs I remember seeing “Father of the Bride” as a kid with my father and sister. One of the most memorable parts of the movie (along with many others) was the send off. The bride and groom’s grand exit included running down the READ MORE…

Please Be Seated - Table Assignment Design

Taking the Table Assignment to the Next Level It all starts with the Guestbook presentation. Fun and frisky or formally formatted, send your guests on their way (to their seats, that is!) with table assignment cards that create excitement and offer a hint of the festivities to come. Incorporate The READ MORE…

Wedding Reception & Rehearsal Dinner Toasts PT2 - WeddingCompass.com

The importance of a wedding reception or rehearsal dinner toast. Just as important as planning your seating chart, or a menu suitable for everyone’s palate, is the importance of when to conduct a toast and choosing those who will be toasting you. The toast is often ignored as a minor READ MORE…

RETRO FLASHBACK – What happens when a mainstream band shows up at your wedding unannounced? Maroon 5 walks into a number of Los Angeles wedding venues, seemingly unnoticed, and sets up their performance equipment behind a curtain. At the pivotol moment, the curtain drops, and shocked brides and grooms are READ MORE…

Wedding Reception & Rehearsal Dinner Toasts PT1 - WeddingCompass.com

Is the length of the wedding reception or rehearsal dinner toast important?   Inquiring minds want to know, “Are the best toasts short and sweet?” Most likely if you were to take a vote, toasts should be no longer than a few of minutes, and the content clean, suitable and READ MORE…

How to choose a banquet facility or reception hall for your wedding reception. It’s not always a quick and easy process when selecting a banquet facility or reception hall for your wedding day.  You want a good size location but not TOO big, you don’t need a Ballroom, or you READ MORE…