If you’re one of those people who prefer to give actual wedding gifts, then be sure to check out this list for thoughtful ideas that would please any bride and groom. (You’re welcome!)
Though we can all agree that weddings are a lot of work for the bride and groom, their families, and their suppliers, the average wedding guest usually encounters a couple of puzzles along the way too. There’s always the dress code to decode. The additional color palette always increases the difficulty to the I-have-nothing-to-wear level. Then there are the wedding gifts, which are sometimes as easy to figure out as Manila weather.
Deciding what to give the couple can be tricky, which is why many guests usually choose to hand over envelopes instead of wedding gifts. Let’s face it, giving the bride and groom a check is not only less complicated, it’s also usually what they want the most!But if you’re one of those people who insist on getting wedding gifts for sentimental or financial reasons, or if you were personally raised by etiquette guru Emily Post, then we’ve got you covered.
Wedding planning can be overwhelming, but knowing these wedding budget basics can help you get to the big day—without going into debt or resorting to selling your internal organs.
You’ve got the ring and you’ve been floating on Cloud 9 for two weeks.Then the big question hits you: How are we going to pay for all of this?While planning a wedding can be seriously stress-inducing, realizing the fact that you need to pay for all of it is enough to cause a nuclear meltdown for the average couple.Going through these wedding budget basics one-at-a-time is, therefore, necessary if you want to avoid an all-out Armageddon.
During the exclusive #TopKnottersChat last November 16, Summer Reyes Carullo of VRC Creative gave our Twitter followers professional (and free!) money-related advice.Read on for the second part of our recap, solely devoted to the wedding budget basics you need to know.Continue Reading →
During the exclusive #TopKnottersChat last Wednesday, wedding planner extraordinaire Summer Reyes Carullo of VRC Creative gave our Twitter followers professional (and free!) crucial money-related advice.If you missed it, let us clue you in on how to best trim your wedding budget!
If money grew on trees, we might do a Cristalle and hire a party boat to shuttle our guests across Lake Como too.But because spending millions to get hitched remains a fantasy for us, we’ll have to work, work, work within a realistic budget to make our dream wedding come true.It’s not as bad as you think—when you know where to start cutting.Here’s our breakdown of all the crazy creative things you can do to trim your wedding budget, brought to you by the #TopKnottersChat (Stay tuned for more!).
Theirs is a story of a gentleman from Hong Kong and a Filipina lass, whose love story unfolded in Sydney and was sealed by a beautiful Shangri-la Boracay Wedding.
Indeed, no matter how far away you both may be from each other, if you’re meant to be, love will find a way to bring you together. Despite their different backgrounds — Arthur being from Hong Kong with a Masters in Accounting and Grace from the Philippines, who took up Nursing — they found each other as workmates in Sydney with a common interest in badminton.
Considered by most as an exotic remote island, Bali is actually one of the top locations for destination weddings.
Aside from the romantic resorts and seaside views, there are two important reasons that make it a perfect location for a destination wedding. One is the abundance of wedding suppliers to choose from and the range of activities your guests can do while on the trip for your wedding.
Activities aren’t only a way to add excitement and have something to do for your guests. It is also a way to get your family & loved ones to connect and know each other better. A wedding is a merging of two families, after all. And Bali has a lot to offer in this regard.
How do we honor our dearly departed when they can no longer be with us on our wedding?Having a wedding memorial or two is a heartfelt way of sharing this joyous occasion with them.
When news that Bongbong Marcos had walked Isabelle Daza down the aisle reached our Facebook and Instagram feeds, we all wondered why. Then our collective hearts broke when we saw Bob Nicolas’ SDE, saw how the bride fought to keep her tears at bay. Now we know: Belle’s dad had passed away just months before the wedding. Her wedding memorial was having her dad’s closest friend give her away now that he couldn’t do so himself.
It’s every couple’s dream to have all their loved ones present during their big day. After all, how many of us secretly wished that our own father-daughter dance could be just as epic as in the viral video above? But sometimes we have to say goodbye sooner than we’d like. Here are five ways to help make up for that lost opportunity to have your dad dance to ‘N Sync’s “Bye, Bye, Bye” with you.
Everybody knows that the bride is always the most beautiful person in the room.
Maybe it’s the excitement of starting a new chapter of her life that brings an undeniable glow to her face. But we also know that planning a wedding can be incredibly stressful—so much so that some blushing brides have been spotted transforming into a bridezilla instead!
The bridezilla is not an urban legend. She is real and can sneak up on you when you least expect it.So we asked married couples, especially brides, for advice on how to keep their inner monsters at bay on their big day.
Early this year, one of the most iconic entertainers in the country wed his beautiful long-time girlfriend.You know them: Vic and Pauleen (surnames optional).
And though very few of us will ever have to wade through paparazzi-like crowds on our own wedding days, this full video by Jason Magbanua helps us unfold quite a revelation: Celebrities are just like us normal mortals too!Here’s all the proof you need.
A couple’s eleven-year relationship culminates with a beautiful wedding in Bali, marking a new chapter in their life to live and be as one.
Who would have thought that last minute prom dates would end up being together in an eleven-year relationship that would culminate in a beautiful wedding in Bali? Fiel & Karen’s story and the wedding is definitely one for the books.
“Balesin’s seven themed villages taking us to the world’s alluring destinations tells a lot about how much we love travelling and seeing the world.”
This is one of the reasons why Choi & Ann chose Balesin as the setting for their engagement session. As couples immortalize their love for each other through such photos, it holds much meaning to execute it in a way that reflects not just their love for each other but their relationship & shared passions as well.