A Practical Wedding: Creative Ideas for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration
An Insanity-Free Wedding: It Can Happen!Getting engaged is exhilarating…until it sets in that a wedding costs three times what you thought, and takes five to ten times the effort it reasonably should. And then there are the expectations: from calligraphy invitations to satin chair-covers, all... show more
An Insanity-Free Wedding: It Can Happen!Getting engaged is exhilarating…until it sets in that a wedding costs three times what you thought, and takes five to ten times the effort it reasonably should. And then there are the expectations: from calligraphy invitations to satin chair-covers, all those things that Must Be Done or everyone will be Horribly Offended. Or will they?A Practical Wedding helps you create the wedding you want—without going broke or crazy in the process. After all, what really matters on your wedding day, what you’ll remember ‘til you’re old and gray, is not so much how it looked as how it felt. In this refreshing guide, expert Meg Keene shares her secrets to planning a beautiful celebration that reflects your taste and your relationship. You’ll discover: The real purpose of engagement (hint: it’s not just about the planning) How to pinpoint what matters most to you and your partner DIY-ing your wedding: brilliant or crazy? Affording a wedding without having to cut your guest list How to communicate decisions with your family Why that color-coded spreadsheet is actually worth it Wedding Zen can be yours. Meg walks you through everything from choosing a venue to writing vows, complete with stories and advice from women who have been in the trenches, the Team Practical brides. So here’s to the joyful wedding, the sensible wedding, the unbelievably fun wedding! A Practical Wedding is your complete guide to getting married with grace.
Publish date: 2011-12-27
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
"What greater example is there of that then the reclaiming of marriage as not something you should do, not something you're supposed to do, not something that everybody eventually does, but something you want to do exactly when you want to do it and exactly how you want to do it?" Emily Heist Moss
This is a deeply calming wedding book. If you're freaking out about not having enough money and worrying that you'll offend everyone on earth by a) not inviting their latest date and/or b) not serving the right food, read this book. It has no end of sensible advice and ideas, and though it doesn't g...
I've only been engaged for over a week, but have been brainstorming like crazy about what type of wedding we should have. All I knew is that it would be a simple and small wedding, but the stress was already getting to me. Now after reading this book, I feel a lot more calm about the upcoming plan...