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The Knot Complete Guide to Weddings: The Ultimate Source of Ideas, Advice & Relief for the Bride & Groom & Those Who Love Them

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For the book-mad audience of brides who have made theknot.com the #1 destination for wedding information, this is a revised and updated edition of the classic soup-to-nuts wedding guidebook, featuring a four-color insert for the first time.

 

The Knot Complete Guide to Weddings has been a cornerstone of the Knot's successful publishing program, with a stunning 230,000 copies in print of the two previous editions. Now, for the first time in 9 years, Carley Roney and the editors of theknot.com present a revised and updated version of this classic, with all the latest information brides could want. 

   

From the very first planning of the wedding aesthetic and locale to dreaming up the couples' romantic honeymoon getaway, this authoritative, information-packed, encyclopedic guide includes sidebars, lists, and thousands of time-tested tips and tricks. A color photography insert--new to this edition--offers vibrant inspiration. This book will ensure that the wedding day--and all the months leading up to it--are as joyful, personal, and as smooth as can be.

Synopsis:

From the #1 wedding website, this completely revised and updated edition of the classic wedding planning bible answers all of your questions, with all the latest information and tools a bride could want. 

Overwhelmed by the countless questions and details your wedding entails? Don't despair! The Knot Complete Guide to Weddings takes you step-by-step from your engagement to the big day, from the reception to the honeymoon. Inside you'll find checklists, worksheets, insider advice, and in-depth sections on:

How to personalize your wedding

Updated wedding etiquette

Creating a realistic budget

Sneaky cost-cutting tips

Dress shopping advice

Tips for working with florists, caterers, officiants, and others

Invitation wording

Vows and ceremony details

Unique Wedding customs

ALL NEW SECTIONS ON: Planning Online and Destination Weddings, and a color-coded section with over 100 vibrant photographs

Synopsis:

CARLEY RONEY is the cofounder of The Knot, the world's favorite wedding brand. She and her team of trusty editors create magazines, planning apps, books, and TV shows based on the best advice and creative ideas from the ultimate wedding destination, TheKnot.com. She is the go-to source on wedding trends for everyone from USA Today to the Today show.

About the Author

US

Table of Contents

prologue

You’re Engaged!

. . . Now What?

PART i

Laying the

Groundwork

1

Envisioning Your Event

Announcing Your

Engagement

to the World 000

Sketching the

Big Picture 000

Organizing It All 000

2

The Budget

Who Pays ? 000

Cost Considerations 000

The Budget Brea kdown 000

Picking Your Priorities 000

Stay ing in the Black 000

contents

3

When and Where

Divining a Da te

and Time 000

the Location 000

4

The Guest List

Settling on a Size 000

Divvying the List Up 000

Organizing Your List 000

Drafting Your List 000

Ge tting Gues ts There 000

5

The Wedding Party

Attendants and

Their Roles 000

Picking Your Party 000

Fitting in the Folks 000

6

Wedding Planners

and Pros

Wedding Planners and

Coordinators 000

other Wedding

Ve ndors 000

Working with your

Ve ndors 000

PART II

The Big Decisions

7

Transforming

Your Space

Working with

Your Spa ce 000

Lighting 101 000

Re ntal Bas ics 000

Personalizing

Your Spa ce 000

8

Wedding Flowers

Bloom Bas ics 000

Finding a Florist 000

Bea utiful Bouquets 000

Flowe rs for Your

Other VI Ps 000

Ce remony Flowe rs 000

Re cep tion Flowe rs 000

9

Photography

Photograp hy Bas ics 000

finding a

photograp her 000

Putting Together

Your Package 000

10

Videography

videograp hy Bas ics 000

Hiring a Videograp her 000

Putting Together

the Package 000

11

The Food and Drinks

Cocktails and Other

Concoctions 000

The Ma king of a

Me morab le Mea l 000

Choosing a Ca terer 000

12

Wedding Music

Wedding Music Bas ics 000

Selecting Music for

Every Moment 000

Hiring Your Musicians 000

13

Standing on Ceremony

Ce remony Types 000

Finding Your Officiant 000

Ce remony Bas ics 000

Ce remonies with

Personal Style 000

14

Registry

Re gistry Bas ics 000

Deciding What Goes

on Your List 000

Choosing the Right

Re tailers 000

Crea ting Your List 000

PART III

Looking the Part

15

The Dress and

All the Rest

Wedding Dress Bas ics 000

The Sea rch 000

The Finishing Touches 000

16

Dressing the Groom

and the Guys

Me n’s Formalwea r 101 000

Shopp ing for His

Attire 000

Dress ing the Res t 000

17

Dressing the Girls

Dress ing Your Ma ids 000

Dress ing the Other Women

in Your Party 000

18

Looking Your Best

Enlisting Bea uty

Expe rts 000

Choosing Your

Bridal Look 000

your Wedding-Day

Hairstyle 000

Class ic Bridal

Ma keup Looks 000

Groom Grooming 000

PART IV

The Details and

the Big Day

19

The Invitation Suite

Selecting a Stationer 000

Save-the-Da tes 000

Wedding Invitations 000

Signed, Sea led,

De livered 000

Designing Your

Wedding Pape r 000

Other Wedding

Stationery 000

20

A Rousing Reception

Re cep tion Timetab les 000

Re cep tion Rituals 000

21

The Cake

Finding Your

Ca ke Designer 000

Selecting Your

Flavors 000

crea ting your cake 000

more swee t ideas 000

22

Favors and

Welcome Gifts

Fa vor Bas ics 000

Fa vor Disp lays 000

23

Transportation

Transp ortation Bas ics 000

Parking and Va lets

Re nting Your Ride 000

24

The Other Parties

The Bridal Showe r 000

The Bachelorette

Party 000

The Re hea rsa l Dinner 000

The Welcome Party 000

The After-Party 000

The Morning-After

Brunch 000

25

The Countdown Begins

The Re maining To-Dos 000

Welcoming the Troops 000

the Night Before . . . 000

Ma king It Official 000

Changing Your Na me 000

26

The Day of . . .

in Detail

Ge tting Rea dy 000

Troubleshooting 000

Showtime 000

Epilogue

You’re Married!

. . . Now What?

What to Do with

Your Dress 000

Wedding Keepsa kes 000

Say ing Thanks 000

Appendix

budget 000

Re gistry Checklist 000

Honey moon Help 000

Yea r-by -Yea r

Anniversa ry Gifts 000

Additional Res ources 000

Acknowledgments 000

Photo Credits 000

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780770433383
Author:
Roney, Carley
Publisher:
Clarkson Potter Publishers
Author:
The Editors of Theknot Com
Author:
The Editors Of Theknot.Com
Subject:
Weddings
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Weddings
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
ONE 16-PAGE 4-COLOR INSERT
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9.11 x 7.35 x 1.1 in 2 lb

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"Synopsis" by , From the #1 wedding website, this completely revised and updated edition of the classic wedding planning bible answers all of your questions, with all the latest information and tools a bride could want. 

Overwhelmed by the countless questions and details your wedding entails? Don't despair! The Knot Complete Guide to Weddings takes you step-by-step from your engagement to the big day, from the reception to the honeymoon. Inside you'll find checklists, worksheets, insider advice, and in-depth sections on:

How to personalize your wedding

Updated wedding etiquette

Creating a realistic budget

Sneaky cost-cutting tips

Dress shopping advice

Tips for working with florists, caterers, officiants, and others

Invitation wording

Vows and ceremony details

Unique Wedding customs

ALL NEW SECTIONS ON: Planning Online and Destination Weddings, and a color-coded section with over 100 vibrant photographs

"Synopsis" by , CARLEY RONEY is the cofounder of The Knot, the world's favorite wedding brand. She and her team of trusty editors create magazines, planning apps, books, and TV shows based on the best advice and creative ideas from the ultimate wedding destination, TheKnot.com. She is the go-to source on wedding trends for everyone from USA Today to the Today show.
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