Wedding Reception Details You Don’t Want to Miss

Wedding Rings on Pillow

There are a lot of big decisions to make for any wedding. You will find yourself concerned with picking the perfect dress, venue, menu, cake, and music for your wedding for the first few months of planning, but as you get closer to the big day, you will realize how many little decisions need to be made as well. In the big scheme of your wedding, those little details will make a big difference in how well the wedding day turns out for you and your guests. Unfortunately, little details are easy to forget. You never want to be the bride who’s panicking on her wedding day because she forgot to pack the right lip gloss. Instead, you can prepare for all these little things to create a beautiful and stress-free wedding day. Here are some of the wedding reception details that brides commonly forget and that you definitely don’t want to miss.

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Cake: I Do! Wedding Cakes, IDC 90

Happily Ever After: Shuraya and Soban, Woodbine Banquet Hall, February 21st, 2014

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