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365 Days of Wonderful

January 20 & 21, 2018

RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg

Wedding Resources

ASK THE EXPERTS: RING BLING

Posted by on 11:18 am in Ask the Experts, Engagement Ring, V.I.B. Weddings, V.I.B. Weddings Issue 1, Wedding Resources, Wedding Rings

With Bijou Fine Jewellery Q: Engagement rings and wedding bands are a huge investment, how can we be sure that we’re getting good value for our money? A: For centuries, engagement rings and wedding bands have served as symbols of everlasting love. Incorporating diamonds and other rare gems, as well as precious metals like gold and platinum, it’s no surprise that these rings come with a cost. To ensure that you get the most for your investment, make sure that your jeweller uses top quality gems, like GIA certified diamonds. Ensure you are...

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Wedding Countdown

Posted by on 10:30 pm in Wedding Resources

18 Months to One Year Before: Announce your engagement. Set your date and time for ceremony and reception. Make up your budget. Reserve locations for your ceremony and reception; select the officiate. Decide on size and type of wedding. Decide on guest list, start gathering names and addresses. Choose a professional photographer, florist, baker, videographer, caterer, DJ or band, wedding consultant (if you choose to use one) and transportation. Have professional engagement portrait taken and submit to newspaper. Select attendants, flower...

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Wedding Etiquette

Posted by on 5:18 pm in Wedding Resources

A few general quidelines to some of the basics. Just remember each wedding is different, but the following information is a good place to get started.   Receiving Lines: Receiving lines serve many different purposes. First of all they allow each guest the opportunity to see the bride and groom and offer their best wishes and congratulations. Secondly it is an opportunity for introductions. Traditionally receiving lines are comprised of the parents of the bride and groom, the bride and groom, the maid of honour and the bridesmaids. As...

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Something Old, Something New…

Posted by on 5:16 pm in Wedding Resources

Did you ever wonder how the quote “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue” started? Something Old: This refers to the brides previous way of living, before the wedding. It is suppose to symbolize the transition into her new life, whilst not forgetting the one she had. Something New: This is the second part of the transition. It signifies the future ahead and all the prosperity it shall bring. Something Borrowed: This item tends to be borrowed from another previously wed bride. You borrow it so that you...

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