Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 by Cindy Williams
Posted Under: Weddings

 

When it comes to providing musical entertainment at a wedding, the bride and groom can choose a band, a DJ, or both. If they decide to only use a band, there are some requirements they should look for:


Most importantly, the band should be able to play your preferred genre and style of music. Many bands only play specific sets and genres, so if you want a specific song or artist to be played, it is imperative that you make sure the band is capable of doing so.


You should also ask if the band provides music in between sets. CD’s and iPods are a great option for when the band is taking a break, but they require speakers and either a CD player or an iPod dock! It is important that they have music playing so the guests aren’t sitting in silence.


Make sure the band is aware of the entrance songs, first dances, father/daughter dance, etc. Nothing is more mortifying than the wrong songs being played during a special moment!


Does the band meet the requirements of the venue? Most venues ask if the band has portable appliance certifications and public liability insurance. The band should check with the venues to see if they have a sound limiter and where it is set. The limiter controls the sound of the room.


Lastly, the bride and groom need to find out how long the band plays for. The sets can be 3 sets of 40 minutes, 2 sets of 45 minutes, or 2 hour sets. Whatever the bride and groom choose, they need to make sure their guests are having a great time throughout the reception!

 

 

Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 by Cindy Williams
Posted Under: Weddings

 Do you and your sweetheart love to watch movies together? If you consider yourself film buffs, you should also consider a cinematic wedding!


Movie tickets make a great design for wedding invitations! They’re cute and fun but are still easy enough to convey all of your information and theme.


For centerpieces, try adding a photo strip of you and your fiancé or another customized movie ticket. They can be added to a floral arrangement or put on a small easel or stand.


There are a lot of ways to do a movie themed cake! For a more classic cake, select a flavor with white icing. Edible film strips can be wrapped around. If the bride and groom are focusing on a specific movie, they can design the cake characters from the film. Instead of a traditional cake topper, they could use a small clapboard or film strip.


For the wedding favors, popcorn buckers can be displayed on a separate table in the reception area. They could hold anything from gourmet popcorn to 3D glasses and a movie gift certificate. Don’t be afraid to get creative!

 

Movie Themed Weddings

 

Movie Themed Weddings

 

Movie Themed Weddings

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