How I used Google Sheets to lay out my wedding floorplan

I readily admit that the hardest thing about my wedding day will be letting go of control of the entire thing. I wanted to have a hand in the layout of the rooms, even if I can't physically be there for the set up. I harnessed Google Sheets wedding planning: I made an approximate map of our venue and placed every table, chair, and decoration where I want it to be, setting the boxes up as squares and using a legend of 1 foot squared = 1 box. See how it was done!

5 bangin' places to add sparklers & glitz to your wedding day (with a discount from Sparklers.us!)

ike photo booths and signature cocktails, wedding sparklers have become one of those instant classics which guests never fail to LOVE. Give folks a sparkler and they're instantly cheering and waving and getting into the spirit of the moment. It's like the visual equivalent of putting on Thriller. You know people will dig it.

The question is: where do you get wedding sparklers at a killer deal? Right here, my friends. We've got a glittery, sparkly, all-things-popping partner in Sparklers.us and they've got a DEAL especially for our readers…

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Globes, library cards, & Hogwarts houses: 12 unconventional wedding guestbooks

If you're into the concept of capturing a snapshot of those who attended your wedding, a wedding guestbook is ideal. But you don't have to settle for one of those padded, white, crystal-covered books with a feather pen. You can literally have your guests sign anything you want! We're talking Harry Potter houses, book-lovers' library cards, a chic globe (that I'd want in my house anyway!), clear acrylic puzzle pieces, and Instax snaps in a cute AF book. The world is your guestbook oyster. Here are some recent I wanted to share…

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How to DIY coloring pages from a photo for your wedding reception

We've been throwing around the idea of this wedding coloring sheet for years but never had a great tutorial for how to make one yourself, which you absolutely can do. Yep, you don't have to outsource this project to someone else if you have access to a program like Photoshop, GIMP, or Pixlr. I'm going to be demonstrating it with Photoshop, but the steps are mostly translatable between each program.

Here's how to do it…