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As the father of the bride, your dad is more than proud – it doesn’t happen every day that his baby girl is getting married and he wants you to be truly happy on this special event of your life.

Naturally, he will want to help both before and during the Big Day – but what are the tasks you can assign him?

We have gathered some tips for you – so read on and find out more.

  • Planning the budget. It doesn’t matter how large or small your budget may be – a plan is in order if you want everything to be handled well. Traditionally, the parents of the bride are in charge with both planning and paying for the wedding reception – and although that rule may not be followed entirely these days, your dad can still be the one handling the budget. He will love the importance of this task!
  • Planning the transportation and accommodation. If you have out of town guests or if you plan on having a destination wedding, you will want to make sure everyone is properly accommodated and transported on the Big Day. Since there will be a lot of things for you to handle anyway, why not task your father with this duty? He will definitely enjoy feeling involved in the wedding planning and he will definitely do a great job of making sure your guests are happily accommodated and safely transported to and from the wedding venue!
  • Receiving guests. Receiving lines are quite passé and a lot of couples choose to skip them these days – but even so, your father can still help entertain the guests (especially his side of the family). This is not to say that you shouldn’t stop to talk to everyone for a minute or two, but your dad can help make this less stressful and easier to handle.
  • Giving the speech. This is almost a must when it comes to weddings, but do remember to officially ask your dad to give a speech during the wedding reception. He will absolutely love preparing for it and he will definitely deliver the best wedding speech ever!

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You love your future husband and know he deserves the very best – and on your wedding day, you want to put a smile on his face and ease his anxiety over the upcoming event by offering him a really nice gift.

Of course, you want this to be very special – but what are some of the gift ideas that are just perfect for your groom?

We have some tips for you – so read on and find out more.

  • A bottle of quality alcohol. It really depends on what your guy likes to drink: if he is more of a whiskey person, buy him an aged bottle of something he genuinely enjoys, if he is more of a wine fan, buy him a bottle of aged wine or even a bottle of luxury champagne. He may choose to open this gift with his guys on the morning of the wedding, or he may choose to keep the gift for a special occasion – either way, we bet he will be very happy.
  • A designer watch. Timepieces cannot get old, especially when you are looking for special gifts for men. Buy your future husband a watch he will be able to wear on the wedding day just as much as he will be able to wear on any other special occasion of his life – he will absolutely love it! DO invest in something truly qualitative – something that will last him for a lifetime and always remind him of you when looking at it.
  • A leather duffel bag. Your man needs a proper bag for the honeymoon, so why not buy him something that’s timeless and ages very well – such as a leather duffel bag? Alternatively, a leather wallet or a belt might be excellent choices too!
  • An expensive fragrance. Human memories are always associated with the scents that dominated a particular place at a particular time. Offer your groom a luxury scent he will enjoy to wear on the Big Day – every time he feels that fragrance again, he will be reminded of the magic, anxiety, and beauty of this ultra-special event in your lives!

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Your bridesmaids are more than your wedding attendants.

They are your best friends.

Your partners in crime.

The shoulders you’ve been crying on every time something went South with the wedding planning.

Of course, you want your bridesmaids to look fantastic on the Big Day – but what are some of the most popular color choices for them according to 2019 bridesmaids’ dresses trends?

We’ve gathered some tips for you – keep reading and find out more.

  • Blue. How about turning your entire wedding color scheme (and implicitly, your bridesmaids’ looks) into your Something Blue? Wouldn’t that look great? Blue is the kind of color that ads liveliness and vibrancy to a wedding and the best thing about it is that it works very well in a generous number of combinations. Pick a navy blue for a summer wedding and your bridesmaids will love it!
  • Pink. We couldn’t have missed this from the list – pink is, in the end, one of the single most popular wedding colors ever. This year, pink bridesmaids’ dresses are all about the barely there shades, the dusty shades, and the ultra-feminine shades – which means that even bridesmaids who are not particularly in love with pink will actually love wearing these dresses.
  • Green. If you want to add life and energy to your wedding, settle on a green color scheme (you can even create your entire décor out of greenery only!). Choose green dresses for your bridesmaids, and mismatch them in different shades: from the darker, jewel-toned ones to the lighter, mint-shaded ones. Everyone will love the look!
  • Glitter. OK, this is not a color in itself – but it is a pretty huge trend for bridesmaids’ dresses. If you want to help your bridesmaids look glamorous and pretty, pick dresses that have a t least a bit of glitter on them. It doesn’t have to be all sparkle – a touch of it here and there will do the trick, and it will even work with a rustic chic wedding (in fact, it will look amazing).

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Every second of your wedding day is absolutely crucial – but there are some moments that tend to be treated with more importance than others (and that’s mostly because they have a special symbolism to them, or they mark important milestones in the wedding itself).

Your cake cutting is one of those moments: much expected (because, well, cake) and definitely very powerful in terms of symbolism, you cake cutting should be very well planned.

Why? And more importantly, how do you plan the cake cutting into the timeline in a way that keeps everyone happy?

We have some tips for you – keep reading if you want to find out more about this.

  • Traditionally, the cake cutting happens sometime after the first dance – which is pretty much in between the dinner and the actual wedding party. The main reason behind this is quite easy to understand: you don’t want to stop people from having fun on the dance floor to serve them cake, so you will want to do that before the party actually starts. Furthermore, it makes sense that the cake is served after dinner and after the first dance – it feels like the perfect timing between actually eating, infusing with some romantic moments, and then sweetening yourself up before you dance the night away, right?
  • Just because this is how it is traditionally done, it doesn’t mean you can’t work the cake cutting around your timeline. For example, many couples these days want to start the reception with the first dance – and in this cake, the cake should be served after the last course of the dinner.
  • While you do have some degree of flexibility with your wedding cake cutting, it is still very important to acknowledge that you should serve it as soon as possible. Why? Because a lot of guests find this as the signal that it’s OK to leave the wedding – and for the elderly, for people who attend the wedding with their children, as well as people who have a flight to catch in the morning, this can make all the difference in the world.

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Your wedding is one of the biggest moments of your life – but that doesn’t mean the pre-wedding events aren’t important. On the contrary! These moments build up to the big moment, helping you create a sense of excitement and anticipation among your guests, so that they come to your wedding in a really good mood.

Obviously, your engagement party is one of the most important pre-wedding events – but what are some of the absolute essentials you should remember about planning such a party?

We have some tips for you – so read on and find out more.

  • It doesn’t have to be very big. Usually, engagement parties are consisted of the closest friends and relatives – so you really don’t have to go over the top with the list. One rule to keep in mind, however, is that those who are invited to this party should absolutely not miss from the list of guests for the wedding.
  • It can be themed. No matter what kind of event you may be planning, adding a theme to it can be a complete game changer. If you already have a wedding theme in mind, you can tie it into your engagement party theme – but this is not mandatory. You can be as formal or informal as you want with this theme (and with the party in general) – so don’t be afraid to get creative!
  • Great food is key. It really, really is. Food is a major element in every kind of event out there and your engagement party makes no exception. Keep in mind that it is very likely that your engagement party will be quite casual and intimate – so serving some hors d’oeuvres can be the best choice. Make these snacks unique, though – your guests will always love a special experience!
  • Party games can and should be included. Since this is a romantic occasion, why not take the opportunity to play some wedding-related fun games? Even basic Mad Libs with a wedding twist can be a really fun addition to your engagement party – everyone will enjoy it!

Have you booked your Sevierville wedding venue yet? If not, do make sure to contact Bluff Mountain Inn right now! Our superb mountain wedding venue is here to make your Sevierville wedding truly stand out and be memorable in every respect. Contact us today and learn more about our venue!

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