For our menus, rather than printing anything out, my future husband and I bought antique windows to display the bar and dinner menus. I am super super-pleased with how well this turned out. So I thought I'd share the step-by-step method.
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Our self-catered wedding weekend had a lot of moving parts. We had four self-catered meals: Welcome dinner, reception dinner, the next day brunch, and an evening picnic. Here are few things we found really helpful to organize the massive planning effort for our self-catered wedding weekend…
We have collected much wisdom from some of our super-savvy Tribesmaids. From how they got their guests to help make the decision, to what an actual wedding order looks like, a simple-to-understand rule, and even some advice as to what to do with the left-overs — we got 'em to dish their cocktail menu details. If you're looking for answers to this same drinky dilemma, check out these helpful tips…
I have very limited experience with weddings from the guest side of things — like maybe five in my entire 31 years of living. But I have a ton of experience from the vendor side of things, allowing me to see a wide range of budgets and styles in the wedding world. I thought I'd share a few of my universal observations when it comes to wedding days…
I recently got married and I made our wedding cake. I love to bake, and I had a little previous experience making two wedding cakes with a friend, but this made it no less challenging. But making your own cake saves you a lot of money. If I wanted a cake like the one I made, I would have had to pay about £300-400.
So here are my tips for anyone who is thinking about making their own cake. It's totally possible… pinkie promise!
I pinned this cocktail onto the Offbeat Bride Pinterest account and it pretty much went crazy with repins. I can see why because I, too, want to drink the shit out of that based on looks alone. Plus, I love bubbles. Let's take a look at what's in it via the recipe from Cocktail Remedy.
If you're looking for a way to combine cake and favors, cupcakes in jars are a great option. It makes the cake that much more portable, and those who are full on the meal (including you) can still get their sugar fix later. Plus: CUTE! While you can bake them directly in the jars (like this rainbow cake!), I'd recommend putting them in after. Here's how.