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Alfred Angelo... Find the perfect Wedding Dress, Bridesmaid Dress, Prom Dress, Flower Girl Dress or Mother of the Bride Dress at Alfred Angelo. How do I tell friends they're not invited to my budget wedding? Group Therapy is a relationship advice column that asks readers to contribute their wisdom.

How do I tell friends they're not invited to my budget wedding?

A reader writes: My long-time boyfriend and I are planning to be married. We are both lucky to have large families and friend networks, but we have a very limited budget (after finishing graduate degrees). Many of our friends in their early 30s are getting married too, and we're getting regular invitations from people we hadn't planned to invite to our wedding. How can we handle this tricky etiquette situation? Stand firm Don't change your plans or blow your budget. . - Lindsay Storie, Winnipeg A simple call "It is not a tricky etiquette situation at all," my wife says.

. - David Homa, Ottawa Scare guests away The most effective way to handle the situation and protect your limited budget is to not get married in the first place. . - Peter Stern, Toronto The final word I got married last year and here's what I learned: People don't care. They do not want aggravation, any more than you do. Next week's question. Anna's Cake House - Wedding Page - Games. Wedding Games - Wedding games for your reception. How to make a little bow with a fork.

Karas Party Ideas. Are you ready for some whimsical eye candy? Today's winning party feature goes to this Alice In Wonderland Birthday Party Donna created this party for her daughters third Birthday... She called it, "Autumn In Wonderland"! Donna made the cupcake toppers, name cards, favor tags, invitation, custom pinata, custom 'paper' Alice cake, 'drink me' flags and more! How amazing is that cake?! Party Activity.... " Amazing job, Donna! Congratulations on being chosen as today's winning party feature! Wedding Inspiration Boards by Color. Posted July 11, 2011 | 11 Comments Need wedding inspiration boards by color?

Wedding Inspiration Boards by Color

Looking to coordinate with your wedding’s color scheme? We’ve got ‘em! Chrissy Ott, editor of The Perfect Palette, sent us these incredible inspiration boards which combine our love for handmade and her expertise in color palettes. And, since it is easier to find an accessory first (rather than find one to match your palette later) Chrissy used a handmade clutch as the focal point for each board.

Wedding Inspiration Boards by Color 1 – Blues clutch by Eclu 2 – Pinks + Browns clutch by Lolis’ Creations 3 – Chartreuse, Aqua + Light Green 4 – Pink + Gray clutch by PaperFlora 5 – Antique Gold, Pewter, Champagne + White clutch by Fallen Sparrow 6 – Chocolate Brown, Copper, Taupe + Ivory clutch by Toriska 7 – Coral, Taupe, Ivory + Gold 8 – Plum, Powder Blue + Gray 9 – Black + White 10 – Yellow + Gray We hope these colorful examples helped to inspire you!

Rustic DIY Wedding - - StumbleUpon. The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist. Before your engagement… Make sure you are ready to get married!

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist

Take the quiz now. After you are engaged… Take engagement pictures.Send out engagement announcements; announce your wedding in the newspaper if you’d like.Have your engagement party. 12 months before your wedding day… 11 months before your wedding day… Start interviewing wedding planners if you are going to hire one.Begin a guest list draft.Enlist your groom to help. 10 months before your wedding day… Finalize your wedding budget with your groom and your families. 9 months before your wedding day… Decide on your ceremony & reception sites and reserve them for your wedding day.Decide on a wedding officiant, a florist, and caterer.Decide on a DJ or musician. 8 months before your wedding day… Plan your honeymoon and have your groom reserve the hotel rooms, etc.