Every bridal couple’s biggest fear is that it may rain on their wedding day, especially if the event is outdoors. In many cultures, however, rain on your wedding day is considered good luck. So, make sure you’re prepared, and then go with the flow (pun intended)! The best thing to do is have a plan for if it rains or is especially chilly on the day. Here are a few tricks to help you deal with and even embrace less than perfect conditions:
06 April 2021
We all know that timeless bridal refrain or rhyme – something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. But what does it mean? And what items should you choose to pull this off without them clashing with your ensemble? Let’s go through some ideas, shall we?
In nature, diamonds develop in various, often magnificent, colours. Over the years, people have attached particular meanings to the diverse hues. So, some shades are more suited to specific personality types than others. If you’re thinking of getting engaged and keen on a coloured diamond, knowing the appropriate tint for your spouse can be helpful. It also shows them you put some serious thought into your choice and considered special details.
The wedding night is the first evening you'll spend together as a married couple, so this special occasion needs to be arranged with some thought. However, you also don't want to spend a fortune on a room for only one night. When deciding on the ideal place to stay for the evening, consider these six items.
Making sure each guest is as comfortable as possible with the company at their table can take some serious planning and diplomacy! But don’t worry, we have some great tips for you to make seating planning a breeze. You can use HAPPLY’s planning tools to create your seating chart easily and efficiently. Otherwise, here are a few essential things to keep in mind.
So, you've got the dress sorted. Now, it's time to add some beautiful accessories to polish off your wedding day look. You need to follow a few guidelines concerning bridal decorations so that you won't look over the top or too plain. Let's explore!
The rehearsal dinner is an ideal way to kick off the festivities and spend time with your wedding party before the wedding day. It is, however, another detail that needs some focus and forethought! Let's explore what the rehearsal dinner is and how to plan one efficiently.
The age-old tradition of the wedding veil is now making a comeback after being dropped in recent years. Designers are drawing on the old-style charm of the veil and adding a modern touch. Veils come in a variety of lengths and styles. Interestingly, it's the longer ones that are once more a la mode. The wedding veil is also steeped in intriguing history.
Your family and friends will be coming from far and wide to celebrate your big day. So, it's customary - and good etiquette - to give each guest a small token to thank them for supporting you. Selecting and making wedding party favours is also an exciting creative project! Let's get started.
You've likely decided on your band or DJ by now. Next, it's time to choose what songs you want them to play at critical moments. Music is evocative, so selecting the right tunes to fit your vibe as a couple and your wedding theme takes some thought. There are three central moments for which you need to handpick music. Otherwise, you and your partner's favourite playlist is perfect during the rest of the reception.
Whether it's purely practical, or to also add extra pizazz to your wedding arrival or departure, you'll need to arrange transport for the big day. There's a fine selection of wedding car hire companies around South Africa, so you should easily find what you're looking for. You can also browse HAPPLY's directory for top car hire listings. Otherwise, here's how to arrange stress-free transportation.
Once all the wedding craziness is over, you want to be able to enjoy a stress-free honeymoon with plenty of time to gaze into each other's eyes. To do this, it's essential to plan the trip carefully, and in advance. The honeymoon can be an expensive outing. Yet there are ways you can keep the costs down. Look at some of our top tips for an affordable, well-planned honeymoon.
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