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Complete Packing List: Reception + Honeymoon

Jennifer Nodjak Education, Make it Posh, Weddings Leave a Comment

Complete Packing List: Reception Escort cards, place cards and/or seating chart/list Copy of guest seating assignments sorted by last name (to help lost guests find their reception homes) Copy of guest seating assignments sorted by table (to determine who is missing, or who (gasp) moved!) Copy of the guest list by meal selection, if applicable (for the benefit of the …

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Complete Packing List: Rehearsal Dinner

Jennifer Nodjak Education, Make it Posh, Weddings Leave a Comment

Rehearsal: Marriage license Proof of completion of pre-marital counseling/church Pre-Wedding requirements Phone number and contracts for any vendors who are to work, attend, or deliver to the venue (photographers, live musicians, oficiant, DJ, etc.). Unity candle, aisle runner or other ceremonial items Programs (have a copy ready for your officiant, the church coordinator, and musicians) If not included in your …

Why Do I Need a Wedding Planner?

Jennifer Nodjak Make it Posh, Richmond Wedding Planner, Weddings Leave a Comment

When you’re planning a wedding, the one thing you are guaranteed is an amusing amount of unsolicited advice. Everyone is the expert on what you need most in the world. More than one person you trust may be telling you that you should hire a planner ASAP. We don’t blame you at all for asking yourself, “Why do I need …

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Five Top Catering Trends for Your Fall Wedding

Jennifer Nodjak Make it Posh, Vendor Love, Weddings Leave a Comment

Okay, just writing about the best wedding ideas for perfect fall events makes my mouth water! After some truly out-of-this world tastings and client catering consultations, I can’t wait until another fall rolls around and wedding planning turns into delicious reality! We searched far and wide for the best and latest trends so we can give our clients the very …

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Why do Wedding Planners Cost So Much?

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Inquiring minds want to know.  Why do wedding planners cost so much?  You see a wide range of services and it can be head spinning to try to figure out a wedding budget especially when everything seems so expensive.  It can be expensive but this is one scenario where the old adage “you get what you pay for” is oh …

2016’s Great Wedding Debate: Uploading vs. Unplugged Weddings

Jennifer Nodjak Make it Posh, Weddings Leave a Comment

It’s ironic. Two of the hottest 2016 wedding trends are as polar as opposites get. This is the mobile age, where a couple can use apps to communicate with their wedding planner, receive RSVPs, create and manage guest lists, stay on top of wedding to-dos, and even monitor budgets. It shouldn’t shock anyone to find out that on one hand …

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Experts Weigh In on Top Wedding Trends of 2017

Sarah Education, Make it Posh, News, Weddings Leave a Comment

Our friends over at Eight Ray Music asked us to weigh in with our opinion for Wedding Trends to be on the lookout for in 2017.  We try our best to stay current on trends in the Wedding Industry both on a regional and International level.  I’ll be going to the TSE conference in Long Beach in January to meet with …

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7 Ways to Be a Gracious Host

Jennifer Nodjak Etiquette, Events, Make it Posh Leave a Comment

Weddings are collections of special moments meant to be shared with loved ones and remembered forever. That last part is key if you plan to continue to love and be loved by your family and friends after your vows. If you want to stay on the family Christmas list, take to heart these 7 easy ways to be a gracious …

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Wedding Planner vs. Wedding Coordinator

Sarah Education, Weddings 1 Comment

“Most couples are not aware but there is a huge difference between a wedding planner and a venue coordinator. Often their roles overlap but the differences between them are vast. It is easy to get confused about the differences between these two vendors and not hiring a wedding planner in addition to your venue coordinator can often end in headache …

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Don’t Forget! How to Beat Wedding Brain

Jennifer Nodjak Just for Fun, Make it Posh, Weddings Leave a Comment

While some of us are excellent at multi-tasking, research shows that most of us aren’t as good as we think we are. Throwing a wedding is the ultimate multi-tasking opportunity with more moving parts thank nearly any other kind of event. How can you be sure that you have everything under control, and that you don’t forget the little things? …