Create A Modern Wedding Registry

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Weddings are a happy time for family, friends, and of course the bride and groom. But there is a lot of planning before the wedding. On thing on your to-do list is your wedding registry. A registry can vary from couple to couple, but if you’re having trouble deciding what your registry should be, these 4 categories can help you decide!


1. Home goods. If you’re looking to add items to your home, your registry should be linked to your top home good choices. From kitchenware to electronics, this is a great way to get some of the items you’re missing.


2. Honeymoon. A great way to fund your honeymoon is to have your guests contribute to the fund. Instead of gifts, let your guests know they can give a donation toward your dream destination. Create an online GoFundMe account to make it easier for guests to donate.


3. Cash Gifts. A modern wedding gift idea is to have guests give you “gift cards” to your favorite places. Perfect for future date nights or a future purchase, cash gifts are a great way for guests to give couples who may not need much for their home!


4. Charity Donations. You may opt for something completely different and have your guests donate to a special cause you and your groom feel passionate about. Instead of gifts, have them donate to your favorite charity.


Whether you need items for your home or opt to donate to a charity, these registry ideas are a helpful tip for your guests to get you the perfect wedding send off gift.


Wedding Planning Secrets Revealed

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It’s wedding time! You’ve started planning every detail out. You’ve found the perfect wedding planner and they’re ready to get you moving and grooving for your big day. But your planner has some secrets they are keeping for themselves. Stay ahead of the game with your planner’s secrets!


1) Don’t worry about what people think.
2) Cut back on the flowers and buy wholesale.
3) Bridesmaid’s dresses don’t have to be expensive.
4) Pinterest is your wedded bliss’ number 1 enemy.
5) Can’t afford me? You can still get a planner.
6) Don’t do business with your friends, no matter how much you like them.
7) Your mom is so crazy.
8) We really want to work with you. Even when you’re being a nightmare.
9) Don’t do a cash bar.
10) Read. The. Contract.


Keep these helpful tips in mind during your wedding planning and make sure to ask questions to make your big day epic!


20 Must Have Wedding Photos



Wedding photos are an important part of any wedding. From beginning to end, capturing the precious moments of one of the biggest days of your life is a must at a wedding. But what photos do you and your photographer decide to shoot? Planning out your photos on the big day is a great way to stay on time and keep each detail organized, so that you are not stressed. Talk to your photographer and map out times, location, and photos so you get the best in your album. Check out the list below for tips on photos for your wedding album.

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If you’re looking for a great photographer for your wedding day, contact our team today for more information!


Last Minute Wedding Check List



With all the planning that takes place for a wedding, things can sometimes get chaotic. There are so many things to remember, especially if a bride is doing things on her own. Even is you have a wedding planner, somethings it’s hard not to worry. This last minute wedding check list can help put your mind at ease before the big day, so that you can enjoy the happy moment.

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Being prepared can help you stay calm and collected on your big day. Consider these helpful tips and have a fun wedding day!


10 Ways To Have A Dream Wedding On A Budget

Planning a wedding on a budget is not an easy task. From the catering to the venue, the tab adds up. If you’re planning a wedding on a budget, these tips can help you cut cost, but still have your dream wedding day.


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1. Have a free reception in a national park. Check to see if a park offers a free permit to have weddings. If so, this can significantly cut the cost of your budget.


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2. Set up games. A fun and easy way to entertain guests! Create personal games or set up some fun and simple games such as corn hole, beer bong or bocci!


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3. Find a liquor vendor that lets your return unopened alcohol. If you plan on providing libations for your guests, but not go through a bartending company, this is a great way to save money, but also provide guests with great drinks.


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4. Save on flowers. Get creative with your flower arrangements! Decorate with paper flowers or go all out with babies breath, while still creating a whimsical decor.


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5. Hire music students to play the ceremony. The cost will be less than professional musicians and will be just as beautiful. Contact your local colleges and ask the music department for information.


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6. Ask a friend or friends to make a cake instead of providing a gift. This can be a great bonding experience for family or friends and can be decorated with your flowers the day of.


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7. DIY wedding menu. Grab some chalk paint and provide a breakdown of the day, provide seating arrangements, or any other information needed for guests.


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8. Thrift your dinnerware and seating. Check your local thrift shops, garage sales, or ask family for donations or if they have chairs or seating they want. Thrift shops can provide great deals on these items as well!


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9. Collect cheap vintage details. Get creative with decor. Find special and unique items to decorate your wedding with.


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10. Provide cheap and fun snacks for your guests. Popcorn or cotton candy machines can be fun and give guests a chance to mingle!


If you’re trying to save money for your big day, these 10 tips are a great way to stay on budget. Happy wedding planning!


In Honor Of Prince

In honor of the late Prince, we’ve got 10 songs that you may not have known the iconic musician wrote! These recognizable songs were made famous by some the the biggest artist of the time, but hold a true Prince flair in the end. Do you recognize these songs?


1. “Nothing Compares 2 U“ by Sinead O’Connor.



2.“Manic Monday“ by The Bangles.



3.“When You Were Mine“ by Cyndi Lauper.



4.“How Come You Don’t Call Me Anymore“ by Alicia Keys.



5. “Jungle Love” by Morris Day and the Time.


6. “Stand Back“ by Stevie Nicks.



7. “I Feel For You“ by Chaka Khan.


8. “The Glamourous Life” by Sheila E.



9. “Pray“ by M.C. Hammer.


10. “Love Song“ by Madonna.



RIP Prince

As DJs, you can only assume our grand love of music. Today, we lost a legend, and want to honor the man who gave so much to, not only an industry, but an era.


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RIP, Prince. You will be missed.


10 Things Couples Forget On The Big Day

You’ve spent months or years planning your special day and finally the big day has arrived. You’re up early getting ready for the moment of a lifetime and the day is just go, go, go! From prepping everyone for the ceremony to making sure everyone is accommodated, the bride and groom’s mind are running a mile a minute. With so much to do, there are things that are bound to be forgotten. These 10 things are the most commonly forgotten by the couple-to-be, but now you can be fully prepared for your big day!


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Don’t let your big day get the best of you. Take the time to breathe it all in and keep you and your significant other prepared with these helpful tips. It’s a special day, make sure to remember all the fun!


Fun Bridal Party Games

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It’s the job for the bridal party to shower and pamper the lovely bride right before her big day with a big bridal shower. From champagne toasts to girl talk, there are so many things to plan, especially the games. Although the bridal shower is for the bride, her lovely bridal party should have fun in the process too. Some games are dull and boring, but these six games will keep guests laughing and having fun throughout the day!


1. Who Am I? Ever play the game Guess Who? This game is similar, however, you write down the names of your favorite famous people and guests will place them on their forehead. Then the guests will take turns giving hints, while the person with the name on their forehead tries to guess. To spice it up, try using people, places, dates, etc significant to the bride and her groom.


2. How Old Is The Bride? Gather a big pile of photos from the bride and grooms childhood and have guests try to guess their age. Line them up on either a board or a table (not in chronological order) and the guest with the most correct answers wins a prize.


3. Words of Wisdom. This one is a little more sentimental. Have guests write down some thoughtful words or advice for the soon to be couple (from serious to silly of course). During the gift opening portion of the party, have the gift giver (the gift the bride is opening) read their words.


4. Gift Bingo. Create a game by writing down the potential gifts the bride may receive. During gifts, guests will mark their boards. Get creative with prizes by getting fun and silly gifts from the dollar store or making fun gift bags.


5. Banned Words. This is fun. As guests arrive, give them a fun trinket, like a bracelet or a necklace (something silly) and let them know a certain word is not allowed to be spoken for a portion of the party. The person who collects the most trinkets wins the game.


6. Dressing for the Honeymoon. This is an interactive game for the bride. Fill a suitcase or a travel bag with silly and fun items; from a big sombrero to a moo moo and things in-between. Blindfold the bride and as she picks up an item she has to guess how it is worn. It will be a fun and silly game and perfect photo opportunities for all!


From silly to sentimental, these games are a perfect addition to any bridal shower. Of course, modify each to your bride-to-be to make each game special. Let the fun begin!


Book Your Next Event With Waveform!

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Whether you’re planning your big day or a family reunion out expert Waveform team will get your party jumping! From finding the perfect venue to providing the the perfect photographer to capture those magic moments, our team has your covered! Call us today and let us help you plan your next event!


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