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Guest Post: Top 3 Wedding Trends In 2017!

While famous people are sharing celebrity snapchats of their expensive wedding dresses and discussing how much their glamorous weddings are going to cost, us common folk are right in the midst of the proposal season. And if you thought there was no such thing as a ‘proposal season’, you were wrong.

Statistically, the time between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day is when about 40% of couples get engaged, believe it or not. So, in that light, why don’t we take a look at the top three wedding trends that are going to leave their mark on 2017 as well as on many more years to come?

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Best Locations for Pre-Wedding Shoots in London!

“Her dress bellowed in the wind, a stunning shade of crimson, bold against dark rugged stones of the old castle. He held her in his arms, with the stature and poise of a King, eyes blazing in passion.

It was a perfect picture, one no doubt the bride would be using to announce her marriage to the world”

As little girls, we always dreamed of the perfect picture: of us and our Mr. Right. A moment captured just as the sun sets, during a walk by the beach, or perhaps a memory of a stolen moment in the busy city.

Here at The Wedding Script, we know how hard it can be to find perfect locations for these photos. So, we’ve made a list of a few pre-wedding shoot locations in London that are bound to give you ideas for your very own special photo moment.

1) Magic at the Market

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Guest Post: Top 3 Funniest Wedding Speeches!

Naturally, the bride and the groom should be (and usually are) at the center of every wedding. But that doesn’t mean that other things can’t have their spotlight! For example, wedding speeches are often something guests are looking forward to, especially since there’s a good chance that whoever’s giving the speech is either completely smashed or has a good sense of humor.

Either way, we’ve decided to save you the trouble of doing a snapchat celebrity search while looking for hilarious toasts by finding the top three funniest wedding speeches you can find on the internet.

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Guest Post: 8 Tips to Remember while Wedding Shopping on a Budget!

What is the first thing that comes to your mind while thinking about the wedding? Yes, your wedding will surely be a fairy tale but the cost of the cake, venue, dress, food and everything else will add up. Here are a few tips and tricks which can make you save a lot while doing your wedding shopping.

Go for a vintage ring

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Vintage rings are stylish, gorgeous as well as frugal. You can find some real vintage gems in antique shops. Also, you can look for getting an heirloom – it would be better than buying a new ring. Ask your parents or relatives if they are ready to pass their valuable piece of gem to you.

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Unique Mehndi Favors!

Mehndi functions are one of the most sought after functions by the guests at desi weddings. Colors, music, dhols (drums), dance and Mehndi are some of the elements that define this elaborate pre-wedding event. To enhance this experience for the guests, hosts of the function usually arrange themed favors/ gifts. Here we present to you some unique ideas on gifting for your Mehndi!

  1. Colored scarves – dupattas

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Again, this is often a standard and popular gifting item. Guests can choose from a colorful display of various dupattas and flaunt them through the function.

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Guest Post: Making a Multicultural Wedding Work!

You’ve finally decided to settle down next to the most wonderful person on the planet, and you set a date for your Big Day! There is so much to do, from picking the right venue and trying to book your favorite band, to trying to talk the price of those flowers down.

With all that on your mind, the last thing you want to think about is the fact that you somehow have to make a multicultural wedding work. Unfortunately, this has to be one of the topmost entries on your to-do list, especially if your romance is interracial.

Interracial romance is a wonderful thing because you have more than one country and more than one town that you can call ‘home’, and the best part is that interracial babies are the most adorable babies in the whole wide world. However, when it comes to your Big Day, both the bride’s and the groom’s side want to see their cultures equally represented. And that is putting it lightly.

Your best bet is to follow our simple yet killer tricks that will knock everyone’s socks off and give you a wedding that you’ve always dreamed of.

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Real Bride Tales: My Travel-themed Bridal Shower

My bridal shower was planned by my maid of honor and bridesmaids, with the assistance of my mum and fiancé. Involving my mum in the planning process was extremely helpful, as she was the main link of the coordination required for the surprise.

Months before the actual day, I shared my guest list along with a list of ideas that I would like as the theme. In the options listed, there were various cities mentioned which is why a couple of my friends decided to host a travel-themed shower. This included the elements of a few themes that I suggested and turned out to be the perfect theme, especially since I love travelling and exploring the world!

Since my mum was aware of the shower and the theme, she asked the designer to design my dress accordingly. There were different elements from London & Paris incorporated into my dress that went well with the theme.

I was expecting the bridal shower to be held on the weekend around my birthday (January), but it was planned for mid November. It took place at Plantation, Sofitel Hotel in JBR and the weather was just perfect to host an outdoor event. All in all I’d say that it was planned and executed very well by all my friends and was a pleasant surprise.

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Guest Post: 5 Fun Ideas for your Wedding!

There are two ways to make your wedding memorable: have everything fall apart at the last minute (everything from inappropriate wedding songs to a no-show caterer or a runaway bride), or do something to spice it up. There’s no way you’re going to be the first couple in history to have a picture-perfect, no-flaws wedding. All you can do is add a touch of unique flair to make sure your guests will remember the FUN they had, rather than the tiny hiccups.

We’ve come up with 5 unique wedding ideas to make your Big Day stand out from the rest. Add even one of these to your wedding, and you’ll never have to worry about being boring or cliché!

Fireworks

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Guest Post: Top Wedding Cake Trends 2017!

Wedding cakes are no longer classic desserts just like they were many years ago. Today, wedding cakes are real pieces of art. Cake bakers are always trying to follow the latest trends to satisfy the needs of the newly-weds. It is advisable to adjust the design of the cake according to the dress of the bride. White cake fits best with a dress in the same color, beige and gold cakes fit best with a wedding dress in a champagne color. Just like clothing lines change from season to season, so do wedding decorations and cakes.

Here is a small list of wedding cake trends you can follow in 2017:

Cake with pastel shades

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Guest Post: Trendy Engagement Ring Styles of 2017!

Are you at that point in your life where you’re considering of purchasing a diamond ring? Do you have that special someone who makes your heart skip a beat every time you gaze at her? If you’re ready to make the promise for everlasting memories, then you cannot compromise with how you make the move.

Diamond has always been used as an approach to show commitment and promise eternity bonds. The most expressive and charming way of saying ‘I Love You’ is best said with a diamond. So small and yet so powerful!

So use a diamond to spark the love. There are various diamond rings available that offer a magnificent range of options – from single to two stone, brightly shining, and perfectly designed fitted diamonds that speak for you loud and clear. Your feelings should be fitted strongly as a commitment into the finest quality metal and design, so that when you speak for your future, your proposal ring says it all.

And if 2017 is the year for your proposal, then here’s a list of some trendy engagement ring styles for this year:

  • The Iconic Minimalist

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A setting where the center diamond is adorned with the graduating side stones is simply beautiful. Although these rings bring back the 1960s fashion era, the appeal to this style is permanent and alluring.

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