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Wedding Planning

Four Questions to Ask When Booking Your Wedding Transportation // Guest Post by Grand Rapids Party Bus

4 Questions to Ask When Booking Wedding Transportation // Sponsored by GR Party Bus // Winsome Rose Journal

As you go down the list of vendors you need to find while planning your wedding, wedding transportation is not always a priority. But it should be! Think about it: you arriving to your wedding reception on time completely depends on the reliability and quality of service of your wedding transportation. So how do you go about booking wedding transportation services? To get started, check out these 4 questions our sponsored vendor, Grand Rapids Party Bus, recommends asking when you are inquiring with potential transportation services.     Wedding transportation is something that shouldn't be taken lightly. It's a key aspect to your event running as smoothly as possible! However, it's tough knowing who to trust when there are so many businesses in the area. You'll be glad to know that there are specific…

Wedding Planning

Finding the Perfect Wedding Dress: 5 Things You Need to Know

5 Things to Know About Finding the Perfect Dress / Bianka Bridal, Wedding Dress Boutique in Grand Rapids, MI / Kelly Sweet Photography // Winsome Rose Journal

Most women have a vision of how they want to look on their wedding day. For some it is the fabulous sparkly shoes, for others it is the traditional cathedral length veil, and for most it is the perfect wedding dress. Here are 5 things you need to know when starting the search for your wedding gown.   1. Try on Lots of Wedding Dress Styles - Even If You Think You Know Exactly What You Want When I was a bridal stylist, I know most of my clients came to their first appointment with a pretty clear idea of what they wanted (usually armed with Pinterest pictures). But the success of the appointment depended on how open they were to trying on different styles and shapes. Sometimes, brides walked out of the appointment…

Relationship Advice, Wedding Planning

Six Things to Do to Enjoy Wedding Planning

6 Things to Do to Enjoy Wedding Planning-With Love Weddings and Lifestyle

You hear it all the time: wedding planning is stressful. And it can be. Things end up over budget, vendors don’t return your emails, and you end up fighting with your fiancé. But that isn’t how you want to remember wedding planning, and it’s not how I want you to remember when you think back to the time leading up to one of the happiest days of your life. So what do you do to make sure you remember the best parts of planning, like the day you found the perfect dress, or when you danced around the living room when your floral quote came in under budget, or when your family and friends all wanted to do everything they could to make your day special and to be part of it?   1.…

Wedding Planning

What to Do When Everyone Wants to Tell You What is Best For Your Wedding

One of the most common complaints about wedding planning is the overwhelming opinions of other people. With the intimidating number of choices that have to be made in order to plan a wedding, it makes sense that you will encounter a whole lot of advice. Often, other people can be helpful, thinking in different ways and providing new perspectives, but sometimes it can all be too much. In those moments when you don't want to listen to one more suggestion or concern, here’s what you should do:   1. Remember That They Speak Up Because They Love You As you move towards your wedding, people will want to weigh in. Those who love you want to feel that they are a big part of one of the most special days of your life. All…