Showing posts from December, 2017

Getting Fit for Your Big Day

Everyone wants to look fabulous on their big day, but no one planning a wedding has hours to spend at the gym. Today's blog from Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches offers some exercise and health tips to help get you in better shape for your special day.

1. Stay Hydrated. 
One of the most important aspects of getting fit and being healthy is ensuring that your body gets the amount of water it requires. Staying hydrated is one of the best things you can do to take care of yourself. Plus, when you are hydrated, your metabolism is faster and your brain works faster. Not to mention the benefits hydration has on your hair, skin and nails. Hydration is they key to glowing skin, bright eyes and a toned body for your big day.

2. Get Moving in the Morning. 
There's no busier time than the months prior to your wedding. If you don't make time to take care of yourself first, planning, meetings, tastings, etc. are going to distract you. Getting a workout, even if it's just 15 minut…

8 Easy DIY Decoration Ideas for Your Wedding

Your wedding is quickly approaching. You have the date set and the venue selected, now it's time to start thinking about the decorations. Whether you're trying to save money on your wedding decorations or you just love crafting, we've got some easy DIY decoration ideas for you!

1. Ribbon Tied Photo Backdrop. 
Create a photo backdrop by tying colorful ribbon to a dowel rod. Use wrapped wire ties, as it's faster than knotting the ribbon and it allows the ribbon to drape more neatly. Then hang up the rod and voila, you have an easy DIY photo backdrop. Ribbon can also be used for other decorations, such as tying it to the back of boring chairs to dress them up!

2. Custom Chalkboard Signs. 
Grab a giant chalkboard, some colorful chalk and scribble away! You can use a chalkboard sign for just about anything you want to share with your guests. Get your guests excited for what's on the menu by writing it on the board. Tell them where to sit by writing it on the board. The p…

Tips for Dealing with Family Drama Prior To and During Your Wedding

When you get a large group of people together for an event, there's bound to be some drama. Weddings are a time when some family members haven't seen each other in years, often times by their own decision. Families bicker, it's just human nature, but you don't want them to bring that drama to your wedding. Keep reading for a few tips on dealing with family drama from your favorite South Florida bridal salon.

1. Reconstructed Families. 
Parents that are divorced, and often remarried, create a tricky situation when it comes to planning a wedding. While your divorced parents may be able to be civil around each other, others may not be so lucky. Hopefully your parents will put you first on your special day, but it doesn't hurt you to remind them to be polite to each other. If you have a seating chart for the reception, you might consider putting them at different tables just in case drama begins to ensue.

2. Interfering Parents. 
One of the biggest causes of wedding dram…

The Differences Between Save the Dates & Wedding Invitations

You're engaged! Congratulations! Let the wedding planning begin! Once you've chosen a location and a date, how do you announce to everyone your upcoming wedding? Today's blog from your favorite bridal boutique in the Palm Beaches discusses the differences between "Save the Dates" and "Wedding Invitations."

Save the Dates
A "Save the Date" is a pre-invitation that officially announces your wedding date, and lets your guests know what date to "save" on the calendar. In other words, "don't plan anything else for this day because it's my special day and I want you to be there!" As a general rule, its best to send your save the dates out around 6-8 months prior to the ceremony. If you're planning a destination wedding or something on a holiday weekend, you might want to bump that time frame up to around a year. This gives people plenty of time to ask off work and make their travel plans. Giving people plenty of notice…

Dresses That Look Like They Came From a Fairytale

Most girls have been dreaming of their wedding day since they were little. Who doesn't want their special day to be like something out of a fairytale? In today's blog from Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches, we wanted to feature some dresses that look like they came right out of your favorite childhood storybook!

Marcia Wedding Dress 
Soft and ethereal, this ruffled bridal ballgown features a crystal beaded Alencon lace bodice and horsehair trimmed flounced tulle skirt. Covered button detail accentuates the back of the dress. The Marcia Wedding Dress is available in 3 lengths: 55", 58" and 61", and 3 colors: white, ivory and ivory/champagne.

Mariska Wedding Dress 
Breathtaking beauty best describes this tulle bridal ball gown! Embroidered Alencon lace delicately adorns the sheer bodice and scalloped hemline. Dainty double back straps complete the look. The Mariska Wedding Dress is available in 3 lengths: 55", 58" and 61", and 3 colors: white, ivor…