Planning An Outdoor Wedding

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 | Filed under: Outdoor Venue, Outdoor Wedding, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Beauty in nature is found everywhere. With bright blue skies, romantic breezes and picturesque sunsets. When planning an outdoor wedding, it’s important to consider various aspects to ensure that the wedding is perfectly captures nature’s beauty. At the Manor, we offer 20 acres of manicured landscape, and a beautiful selection of formal gardens with trellises and an open-air gloriettes. Our wedding planners have gathered ideas and advice to ensure your outdoor wedding is stunning!
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Wedding Trends: Small vs. Large Weddings

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 | Filed under: Large Weddings, Small Weddings, Wedding Budget, Wedding etiquette, Wedding guests | author: By Keith Sly,    

Small vs Large Weddings
Many elements contribute to the size of your dream wedding such as guest list, the venue, and wedding budget. These factors can easily frustrate newly engaged couples during wedding planning. But what exactly constitutes as a large or small sized wedding? Generally, small weddings host less than 75 guests while large weddings have over 100 guests. But “big” and “size” can be subject as each couple has a unique view depending on their budget and vision for their big day. The Manor’s wedding planners have compiled elements from both small and large weddings, as well as benefits and drawbacks to best help couples with their upcoming big (or small) day.
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Spring Wedding Guests Favors

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 | Filed under: Spring Weddings, Wedding DIY Tips, Wedding Favors, wedding keepsakes, Wedding Trends 2017 | author: By Keith Sly,    

Wedding FavorsSpring brings a new awakening; the sun is shining, the weather is turning warm, flowers are blossoming, and love is in the air, making spring a popular season for couples to get married. To celebrate the season and help your wedding stand out, express your gratitude with spring wedding guest favors. The Manor has gathered top trends, as well as special seasonal twists on signature favors. Whether you’re gifting a stunning accessory or an edible treat, these ideas will surely delight your guests long after your wedding.
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Wedding Trends: Musical Entertainment Styles

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | Filed under: Wedding band, Wedding Entertainment, wedding music, wedding planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Wedding Music EntertainmentWhen it comes to selecting music for a wedding, couples have endless options. The style of musical entertainment chosen creates a unique experience and sets the tone from dinner hour, bridal party introduction, to the last song of the evening. A good starting point is reflecting on previous weddings you have attended and the wedding entertainment that was provided. It is important to be mindful of your guest list, wedding theme and personal preferences when browsing through wedding entertainment ideas. While the bride and groom may unite as one, their tastes in music may still clash. Rest assure, the wedding planners at The Manor have compiled suggestions of musical entertainment styles for your upcoming wedding that are sure to be music to your ears. Read more…

Spring Wedding Floral Arrangements

Friday, March 31st, 2017 | Filed under: Spring Weddings, Wedding Décor, wedding floral designers, wedding flowers | author: By Keith Sly,    

Spring Floral ArrangementsThe awakening energy and refreshing air makes springtime a wonderful season to have a wedding. For brides choosing to marry during the months of April, May and June, there are endless available floral options now budding, from soft and elegant arrangements to fun and bold colors. Whether couples choose an outdoor or indoor ceremony, The Manor knows the perfect way to ensure your floral arrangements enhance your spring wedding theme.
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Wedding Trends: 2017 Wedding Invitations

Friday, March 24th, 2017 | Filed under: Wedding Décor, Wedding Invitations, wedding themes, Wedding Trends 2017 | author: By Keith Sly,    

Wedding Invitation TrendsYour wedding invitation is the first impression guests have of your wedding; therefore couples need to make sure their invitations are extra special by keeping up with current wedding invitation trends. Weddings have taken a very personal and creative tone defined by elegance and simplicity. The wedding planners at the Manor have gathered 2017’s popular wedding invitation trends, from colors and textures to designs. No matter the season this guide will help couples choose the perfect wedding invitation. Start the wedding celebration from the moment guests open your invites by following these popular 2017 trends!
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Irish Wedding Traditions

Friday, March 17th, 2017 | Filed under: Irish Weddings, Wedding Cultures, Wedding Entertainment, wedding ideas, wedding themes, Weddings Around the World | author: By Keith Sly,    

Irish Wedding TraditionsIrish wedding traditions incorporate numerous folklore and superstitions; in modern times, couples add twists to ancient practices in order to personalize their weddings in appreciation of their Irish heritage. Did you know the phrase, “tying the knot” originated from an ancient Celtic tradition known as hand-fasting, in which when the bride and groom’s hands are tied together as a symbol of their union. In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, event planners at the Manor are here to add a dash of green, white and gold to your wedding, as well as incorporate Irish traditions to ensure the best luck on your wedding day.
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Wedding Planning Countdown

Friday, March 10th, 2017 | Filed under: Parents and wedding planning, Party Planning, Pre-wedding, wedding planning, Wedding Venues | author: By Keith Sly,    

Wedding Planning TimelineThe wedding date is officially set, let the countdown begin! As the excitement builds, ideas flood, and tasks quickly pile on, it is completely normal for brides to start to feel overwhelmed and anxious when planning their dream wedding. Rest assure, the wedding planners at the Manor have created this wedding timeline to serve as a guideline and ensure that the wedding planning process leading up to your big day, is enjoyable. Our wedding planners offer relief to some of the biggest planning decisions and burdens that surround your wedding day. Here are our helpful insights to best prepare couples for your upcoming special day.
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Wedding Trends: Millennial Weddings

Monday, March 6th, 2017 | Filed under: Millennial Weddings, Wedding Décor, Wedding DIY Tips, Wedding Trends, Wedding Trends 2017 | author: By Keith Sly,    

Millennial Wedding TrendsGrowing up in a “digital world” and embracing change has allowed Millennials to shape the way modern weddings are now planned. From scrapping the white dress and incorporating out-of-the-box ideas, to posting every detail about the wedding planning process on social media, Millennials have truly transformed the traditional wedding into a memorable and personalized experience, all of which lead up to one big day.

Millennials are within the 16-34 age group; therefore wedding planning is an entirely different social experience than previous generations. Since this particular Generation’s self-expression and innovation have truly shaped the future of weddings, the wedding planners at the Manor will tell you how to best provide you and your guests with an extra memorable wedding experience for Millennials.
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Wedding Tips and Trends: Winter Wedding Themes For 2017

Friday, February 24th, 2017 | Filed under: wedding themes, Wedding Trends, Wedding Trends 2017, winter weddings | author: By Keith Sly,    

Winter Weddings
Choosing which season you wish to wed may not pose difficulty, but establishing a particular theme can be a daunting task. As you envision snow falling, warm rich colors and twinkling lights, perhaps being a winter bride sounds exciting. Luckily, the wedding experts at the Manor have mediated on all the wonder and magic of winter to bring our readers Winter Wedding Themes for 2017.
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