Plan Your Perfect Destination Wedding With These Helpful Wedding Tools:
The Knot Guide to Destination Weddings: The biggest trend to hit weddings in the past decade is the destination wedding. Whether on a Caribbean beach or in the Italian countryside, more and more couples throw their weddings far from home. The idea is an exciting one, but planning long distance can be complicated. In The Knot Guide to Destination Weddings, Carley Roney and JoAnn Gregoli break down the unique process of planning from afar—from deciding on your destination to whether or not you should fly in your officiant—and all the legal and practical considerations in between. Armed with a variety of experts on the subject, tips, and lessons from couples who have been through the experience, this book is jam-packed with checklists and practical, insightful advice from wedding people in-the-know.
Destination Wedding Planner: The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Wedding from Afar
Trotting the globe with a wedding dress in tow is no small feat. This planner takes the mystery out of staging the perfect destination wedding by outlining all of the essential information that couples need to know. Professional Destination Wedding Planner Alison Hotchkiss gives expert advice on everything from choosing the location and setting a budget to managing the production from afar and preparing guests for the big event. Helpful worksheets and checklists make organization a breeze, and roomy pockets are included for stowing documents or odds and ends. Whether the location is the bride’s old hometown, a tropical island, or anywhere in between, adventurous couples can be sure they’ll get hitched without a hitch!
Let’s Elope: Can’t cope? Elope! Admit it. You always thought eloping sounded kind of romantic, right? Too bad everyone expects you to have The Big Wedding — the kind you always thought you wanted. So now that you’re engaged and knee-deep in wedding planning, why are you secretly wishing you could just fly off to a tropical island and say your I do’s in your bathing suit? Well, you can! There are many different ways to elope — and not all of them involve running off in the middle of the night. These days, “eloping” is anything other than a traditional wedding — from a steps-of-city-hall ceremony with just the two of you, to a fun-filled “destination wedding” with your family and closest friends.
The Wedding Book: The Big Book For Your Big Day Announcing the wedding bible: the most complete, lively, handholding, step-by-step guide to help every couple have a perfect wedding—no matter their budget, taste, or personalities. More than 2.2 million North American couples tie the knot each year; until now, only a mere fraction could work with celebrity wedding planner Mindy Weiss. But the significant fact is not Ms. Weiss’s clientele, but the reason for it: She’s so very good at what she does. And now she shares all of her hard-won experience, wisdom, inspiration, and style tips. The Wedding Book covers everything, in a voice filled with understanding: announcing the engagement, and what to do when someone isn’t happy about the news; creating a budget; the pros and cons of destination weddings. Drawing up the guest list; planning the ceremony (and how to personalize your vows); menus to inspire; contracts and wedding insurance. Shopping for the dress, six great hairstyles, tuxedo vs. dinner jacket, the etiquette of invitations. Style tips for flowers, the tabletop, linens; a cake that says “you”; the crucial “Sixty Days Until I Do”; rehearsal dinner strategies; plus freezing the cake and preserving the bouquet. Today the average cost of a wedding is $25,000—at $19.95, The Wedding Book is the smartest investment a bride-to-be could make.
The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook: You want a wedding that will wow your guests, but where do you begin? Carley Roney, founder of the world’s most popular wedding destination, TheKnot.com, has compiled The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook to make the entire wedding-planning experience enjoyable. More than 1,000 gorgeous color photographs give couples endless inspiration for their wedding day, and useful tips, time lines, and lists help the lovebirds flawlessly pull off every detail. Each chapter is bursting with creative and classic ideas to make the day as meaningful as it is beautiful.
Bridal Bargains: Wow! Finally, a wedding book for the rest of us. With average wedding costs soaring over $25,000, you need real life solutions and creative ideas to plan a wedding without going bankrupt. Bridal Bargains is the answer! Now in its 10th edition with over 700,000 copies in print, Bridal Bargains shows you: How to save up to 40% on brand new, nationally advertised wedding dresses. The best web sites to save on everything from flowers to gowns, invitations to, well, you name it.
Martha Stewart Weddings: “Will you marry me?” If you or someone you love said yes, let America’s wedding experts help you create a day as romantic as the day he asked. For more than a decade, Martha Stewart and the editors of Martha Stewart Weddings have guided brides down the aisle, onto the dance floor, and over the threshold with thousands of ideas for making their wedding day unforgettable. In this breathtakingly beautiful volume, brides-to-be — or anyone participating in planning this joyous event — will find ideas and inspiration for every element of a wedding, including decoration, flowers, cakes, food, favors, and photography.