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Photo Credit: Renáta-Adrienn / Unsplash Amy talks efficiency when it comes to brides saving time in this recent interview with Martha Stewart Weddings. "When you're newly engaged, there are so many decisions to make and things to think about—and those decisions can easily consume your day, such as calling venues, chasing down vendors, and requesting information," says Amy Nichols, wedding planner and owner of Amy Nichols Special Events. "While these might seem like fun tasks, they can take up precious hours in your day, especially if you have to fill out...
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Amy says: “Be sure that you have a really great handle on your budget before sending your save-the-dates. By understanding what you can spend as well as how many guests you can accommodate, you will avoid a potential budget issue if you need to cut corners. You don’t want to send an over-the-top save-the-date and set one expectation for the type of wedding you’re having, only to follow up with less than impressive invites.”
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To help you through each aspect of organizing your big day, it’s a good idea to create a to-do list. This helps keep you on track and ensures that you don’t miss anything along the way. Here are wedding planner’s, including our very own Amy!, best tips for keeping a to-do list that’s both manageable and realistic, to guide you through the process.
The best part of fusing any wedding, but especially a multicultural one? Embracing your respective backgrounds while celebrating with your nearest and dearest. Recruiting the help of Amy Nichols Special Events, Radha and Piper crafted a day—honoring Radha’s Gujarati Hindu heritage—that was not only meaningful and harmonious but represented the modern, same-sex couple’s eclectic taste as well. Allan Zepeda captured it all. Head over to Style Me Pretty’s vault to view their gorgeous, colorful day!
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Planning a Valentine’s Day-themed event presents an opportunity to embrace all things love as well as playful decor. Whether you and your soon to be mate are getting married on February 14 or planning a Cupid-inspired event, favors help extend the love to your guests. Martha Stewart Weddings reached out to experts, including our very own Amy!, and asked them to share love-inspired favor ideas from edible treats to heartfelt keepsakes!
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One realization when you’re planning a wedding: You’re spending a ton of money on one day. It’s natural to want to buy everything. That makes it an investment, right? Not entirely. While it may be tempting to purchase everything (on sale, of course), sometimes it’s actually a better value, less expensive, and a lower chance of a major headache to rent your wedding supplies. The number-one question to ask yourself: Will I really use this item later?
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