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    Tips For The DIY Bride: How To Stay Organised

    How hard can this be, right? The challenge that most DIY brides face is conveying the vision in their heads to their helpers, and delegating the tasks. Besides having a main coordinator for the wedding day, you will need helpers to assist you with all the different elements as well. DIY weddings can actually be fun, as everyone can feel part of the most meaningful day of your life, so don’t worry too much about troubling people who you know love you very much. Divide your helpers into different groups: registration, décor, ushers and so on. Detail how many people are required in each group on the itinerary. It is…

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    How To Protect Your Wedding Angpow Box

    The recent case of a stolen angpow box is a reminder of what could happen if you’re not careful on your big day. This is definitely not how you would want to remember your wedding, so be sure to take these precautionary steps to ensure the same doesn’t happen to you. #01 Keep the money box out of sight Do not put the money box on the table for all to see. Instead, put it in between your helpers and make sure they are seated with their backs against the wall. #02 Leave out the details Never write down the name of the person in charge of counting the angpow…

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    10 Things To Run Through With The Banquet Manager On The Actual Day

    All these items should be discussed with the venue vendor way in advance, but oftentimes there is miscommunication, especially with hotel venues where the sales team’s main concern is just to close the sale without passing on this information to the banquet manager in charge. So here is a list of things that your coordinator should run through with the banquet manager on your wedding day. For an evening reception, your coordinator should meet with them ideally no later than 3pm, followed by the sound rehearsal. Remember to call in advance to arrange the time. #01 Table arrangements Make sure all the tables and their numbers have been arranged the…

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    Maid of Honour’s Responsibilities

    Photo by Angga Permana We get it – for some Maids of Honour, there’s a hope that their prince charming will notice them because of their prominent position and sweep them off their feet to their ‘happily ever after’. Well, we hate to burst your bubble but the day is not about you! It’s about the bride who has finally found the man she wants to spend the rest of her life with. Your duty is to help her with the little tasks, be there for her, and ensure that she looks as flawless and beautiful as possible. It might not sound like the most glamorous job ever, but trust…

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    Maid Of Honour’s Kit

    Photo by Metrophoto To be a great Maid of Honour, you need to be well prepared for every possible situation. You have the option to share these among your bridesmaids, so here are 10 items you should have with you: #01 Mobile phone If the bride has told everyone in advance that they should call you if they’re looking for her, then you won’t need to hold her mobile phone. Otherwise, make sure your clutch is big enough to hold both hers and your phone. Make sure you have all the important contact numbers, including whom to call to update the guest list or manage hotel check-ins. #02 Itinerary Keep…