1. How To Interview A Wedding Photographer

    The photographer is going to be your employee in many ways, so you will need to be absolutely sure that this is a person that you can trust with your wedding pictures. Treat him or her like a job applicant and see how you interact with each other. Making a List You can find a list of wedding photographers in your local phone book, but it's much easier to get onto a wedding website and see who loca…Read More

  2. Fun Wedding Music Activities

    Music is as much a component of a good wedding as food and drink. You can have a wedding without music, but it's likely it will seem a little quiet and dull. So whether you have a full live band, a string quartet, a DJ spinning tunes or recorded music from a boom box, it should be included. But music's not just for dancing. There are a myriad of activities you can plan around the music that will a…Read More

  3. How To Plan A Beach Wedding

    A beach wedding is a romantic's dream. The sand, water and sunshine make it such a peaceful location for a wedding. With any outdoor wedding there comes many considerations. A beach wedding also brings extra concerns because of the sand and water. The following gives considerations that any couple should make when planning a beach wedding to make sure that everything goes off smoothly. Weather Thi…Read More

  4. Choosing a Ballroom Dance for Your Wedding

    Weddings are a special time for everyone. It's a time of new beginnings for the happy couple and friends and families become witnesses to the exceptional event. With so many details that go into planning a wedding, often choosing a dance for the reception isn't a priority; rather, a lot of time goes into choosing which song the bride and groom will dance to. Selecting a song to dance to is typical…Read More

  5. A Wedding For All Seasons

    In times gone by it wasn't uncommon for young couples to consult the Tarot as to what month of the year according to the stars would be their best time to wed, this would depend on what time of year their sun or moon sign was inline with Venus the goddess of love, which I would take as a positive sign, and so on. Personally I would like to think that the longevity of a marriage would depend on the…Read More

  6. Tips on Making the Best Digital Wedding Photography even Better

    Brides and grooms alike are now enlisting the expertise of professionals to get the best digital wedding photography for that special occasion. And why not? They would surely want to have the best photo taken so that the memories will be preserved as long as they live. More and more people are now shifting to the use of digital cameras to take pictures of their wedding. One of the reasons for this…Read More

  7. Find Out What Kind Of Wedding Gown Suits You

    If images of white dresses are dancing in your head, then you must have been recently engaged. Of course, many women have had an image of their wedding in their head since the time they were born, but will the real life live up to your dream? Capturing a Personality Although it may seem that all wedding dresses are alike, there are many ways to capture individual styles. White may be the tradition…Read More

  8. A Guide To Wedding Gift Ideas

    A marriage is a joyous moment in the life of two individuals. A couple shares this beautiful personal moment with their near and dear ones, who rejoice in their happiness. A wedding gift is a tangible depiction of the feelings of the giver for the couple. A gift has to be carefully chosen, keeping the coupleís individual tastes, likes and dislikes in mind, if it is intended to serve its purpose. …Read More

  9. How to Plan For A Wedding

    Many people are tremendously thrilled when they find true love. One of the most wonderful time in a personís life is when they are engaged and setting up a marriage. Planning a wedding can be extremely stressful or a great experience, depending on how you plan it. Here are some tips on how to plan a great wedding. It is important that you talk to your partner about what you would like your weddin…Read More

  10. When it Comes to Engagements, Manners Matter

    With marriage proposals modernizing into an "anything goes" mentality, long-standing proposal customs are often considered optional, adding confusion to what's considered proper when it comes to proposing. In fact, a recent proposal survey revealed that 68 percent of Americans agree that there's no "right" way to propose. an etiquette expert Peter Post weigh in on some of today's most-discussed pr…Read More

  11. Small Wedding Receptions 5 Tips To Consider

    Small wedding receptions should still be as memorable and interesting as regular wedding receptions. It can be easy to slack on small wedding receptions, however, as most choose a small reception as a way to save money. These five tips will help to ensure that your wedding reception is still memorable while keeping a small size and small budget. Treat It Like a Large Reception If you are planning …Read More

  12. How To Plan For An Engagement Party

    What It's For A party's a lot more fun than a phone call! It's also a great time to introduce family and friends to each other. So here’s the rule for an engagement party it isn't in any sense of the word, necessary. But like many things in life that aren’t necessary but do serve a greater purpose, an engagement party can be a ton of fun—whether or not you even like parties in the first pl…Read More

  13. 7 Uniquely Creative Things To Do With Your Wedding Photos in Orlando Florida

    1. Photos on Canvas Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your favorite wedding photo transformed into stunning photo art? By printing the image onto a hand-stretched canvas you can give an artistic, finished look to your most classic wedding photo. 2. Personalized Stamp Turn your favorite wedding photo in a custom postage stamp. All you need to do is upload a photo and then customi…Read More

  14. 4 Ways To Choose Between Bridal Gown Designers

    Most brides will spend months trying to find the perfect bridal gown for their wedding. These brides will search through hundreds of dresses and designers in an attempt to find the perfect dress. They fail to realize that they could simplify their search by focusing on the bridal gown designers. There are four major ways to choose between these designers to find your dress. Each of these paths wil…Read More

  15. 4 Tips to Help Write Personal Wedding Vows

    A person wedding is one of the most memorable, important, and high points in an individualís life. At a time when a man and a woman want to make the ultimate commitment to spend the rest of their lives together, the desire to have personalized vows is certainly understandable. This is one of the most unique and special days in a personís life, so if you want to speak your own personal wedding vo…Read More

  16. 5 Ideas For Wedding Reception Table Decorations

    Table decorations are an important part of any wedding reception. Wedding reception table decorations help to bring the guests into the entire event, making them a part of your reception. The table decorations help to make the tables more festive and may be used as party favors for your favorite guests. If you are looking for ideas, look to these five ideas for reception table decorations. Utilize…Read More

  17. 5 Tips For Planning A Wedding in Orlando Florida

    The entire wedding planning process can be tiring and frustrating. There are multiple small details that can easily take the fun out of this process. Most of the frustrations that come from planning a wedding can be avoided by a few simple steps. These five tips will help you to find those steps and avoid possible headaches that may show themselves during the planning process. Pick your Theme One …Read More

  18. 5 Tips To Select The Best Wedding Reception Location In Florida

    we get the opportunity to evaluate many reception facilities while having little or no bias to "sell" one location over another. Most Brides and Grooms know where they will be holding the ceremony before they decide where to have the reception, so we have compiled five observations that can help you when selecting your venue. Distance - If people have to drive a long way to get from the ceremony t…Read More

  19. Tis the Season for Flower Girl Dresses and Children’s Formal Wear at Your Affordable Premier Florida Wedding Venue

    Wedding season is just around the corner, which means it's the season for children's formal wear. Weddings call for flower girl dresses and boy's tuxedos, as well as for First Communion dresses and boys’ suits. What's in this season? Read on to find out! Flower Girl Dresses When it comes to flower girl dresses, you have several options that will bring smiles to the faces of your attendees, and m…Read More

  20. How To Make Wedding Cakes 4 Tips For Making The Best Wedding Cake

    You Need a Strong Foundation If you are building a cake, you need to make sure that your foundation, and the supports for that foundation, is strong. Be sure to look at the weight limitations for your foundations and supports. Make a general guess as to the weight of your cake. If you feel as though you need more support, do not hesitate to use them. This is one aspect of the cake that you do not …Read More

  21. Tips for Planning a Successful Business Conference

    Annual business conferences are key events in the corporate world. They allow you and your team to gather in one spot to discuss pressing issues and celebrate successes of the last year. Planning the details of an engaging, successful conference might seem overwhelming, but The Crystal Ballroom is here to help. Our Altamonte Springs banquet hall is the perfect venue for your annual gathering, and …Read More

  22. Fun and Whimsical Quinceañera Themes

    As your sweet daughter approaches her 15th birthday, you may begin thinking about how you want to help her celebrate this milestone event. Giving her a fun-filled quinceañera celebration is the best way to commemorate the occasion, and The Crystal Ballroom is here to help. Our Casselberry quinceañera venue has all of the amenities you need to give your child an unforgettable quinceañera, includ…Read More

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    Creative Ideas for Your Wedding at a Banquet Hall in Orlando

    Everyone wants their wedding to stand out and be different from other people's weddings. You want your wedding to express who you are and what you stand for. As a couple, what are the two of you interested in? What do you agree about? What gets you feeling excited and happy and prevents you from feeling down and depressed? Imagine a day when the two of you are happy, even blissful all day long. Wh…Read More

  24. Five Signs of a Quality Wedding Venue

    If you’re a recently engaged Floridian, you’re probably already thinking about where you want to have your wedding ceremony and reception. Your wedding location is one of the most important considerations to planning your big day, and if you’re in the Tampa area, The Crystal Ballroom is here to help. Offering event design services and incredible amenities, we are the premier wedding venue in…Read More

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    6 Must Haves for a Luxury Wedding

    Your wedding day goes by so fast! You're going to want to create magical and vivid memories that you can treasure for the rest of your life and relive over and over again. Every couple deserves a luxury wedding that captures their unique story. To help you start planning, here are 6 of our top essentials for a fairy tale wedding: 1) Dazzling reception entrance: You don't get a second chance to mak…Read More