Wedding Planning 101

STATIONERY CHECKLISTMost couples know the recognizable elements of a paper suite, such as invitations and thank you cards, but sometimes the smaller details that can set a celebration apart get overlooked. The following paper goods checklist will have you covered, from engagement to honeymoon. BEFORE THE WEDDING■ Engagement party invitation■ Save-the-date card■ Bridal shower invitation■ Bridal shower thank you cards■...
Releasing a lantern decorated with hopes, dreams and wishes into the sky is an age-old custom that celebrates life and evokes feelings of renewal and inspiration. This timeless tradition, experienced alongside your love and your loved ones, creates an undeniably profound and unforgettable experience.  Tips for the perfect lantern send-off: 1. Decide who to include Some couples may choose to...
Event Planning and Design: Fuse Weddings and Events + Photo by Jessica Kettle Photography Who can officiate a wedding in the state of Utah? According to Utah Code Title 30, Marriages may be solemnized by the following persons only: Ministers, rabbis or priests of any religious denomination who are: in regular communion with any religious society18 years of age or olderNative American spiritual...
Event Planning and Design: Fuse Weddings and Events + Photos by Tracy Hill Photography When planning your wedding, there are a lot of details to handle. While finding a planner, gown and venue certainly top the list, a photographer is the one who will capture it all.  Your wedding photographer’s number one priority is creating tangible memories that will last a...
Photos by Kendra Elise Photography, Event Planning and Design by Fuse Weddings and Events Now that you’ve said “yes” to the wedding, it’s time to pick your planner! Planning a wedding means you have so many decisions to make. The first one, of course, is the planner! How do you choose the person that’s sure to create your perfect day? While your...
We rounded up wedding professionals from all over Utah and had them break down their wedding rescheduling policies so that you don’t have to.    Like most industries, the wedding industry is feeling the weight of this pandemic. Across Utah, wedding professionals are trying to figure out how they can create magic for their clients and sidestep potential stress and financial...
What's up with all those fancy tents? Tips and logistics for including a sensational shelter on your special day.  Utah won the lottery in landscapes, but our mountain weather is, well, a little challenging. Slush in May, record heat in July, rains in August and surprising snows in September. How does a savvy host brace for bad weather? "Prepare for the...
Shotskis, video booths, cornhole games, afterparties? These days, weddings are so much more than dinner and dancing. Three experts weigh in on how to keep your guests on their toes all night long. Wedding planner Kristen Spear of Soirée Productions orchestrates the most luxe events for clients from New York, Texas and California. When there’s Park City wedding action, Spear’s...
Shotskis, video booths, cornhole games, afterparties? These days, weddings are so much more than dinner and dancing. Three experts weigh in on how to keep your guests on their toes all night long. The days of boxed-in booths are over. Sam Spendlove and Heather Hodge of Couth Booth show us that open-style booths are all the rage, and oh so...
A how-to guide for couples whose nuptial plans have gotten a shake-up with the world's current events.  Edit: Check out What To Expect When You Weren't Expecting Coronavirus for more tips and specific rescheduling policies from real wedding pros in Utah. Photos by Duke Moose | @dukemoose You’re about to get married and COVID-19 has presented you with an unprecedented, rapidly changing, and unclear...