Posts Tagged "Wedding Reception Tips"

Wedding Grand Exits: Pros & Cons

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Wedding Grand Exits: Pros & Cons

Will your wedding include a grand exit or big send-off by family and friends with flash bulbs, sparklers or fancy cars?  Read on to learn about different options for wedding grand exits, and then use the pros and cons to make your decision about how your wedding should end. What is a Wedding Grand Exit? A wedding grand exit can range from a simple coordinated farewell, or a full blown send off at the very end of the Reception.  It’s usually the  last line item in the Time Line. The main...

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Gary & Mirna’s Hotel Del Coronado Wedding Lighting

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Gary & Mirna’s Hotel Del Coronado Wedding Lighting

Gary & Mirna held their magnificent wedding reception at the Hotel Del Coronado and we were asked to light it up with a large supply of golden yellow uplighting and a custom gobo monogram featuring their names wrapped in an ornate pattern.  They sent us images of their wedding stationary that showed the ornate pattern and we worked together to create the matching gobo monogram design. The “golden yellow” uplighting color was selected to provide a dramatic effect, but still soft...

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First Dance Before or After Dinner?

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First Dance Before or After Dinner?

Many brides and grooms wonder if they should do their First Dance before or after dinner at their wedding reception. This will lay out the pros and cons of either option. Either way works, but you’ll want to asses which fits best into the overall flow of your wedding. First Dance Before Dinner Doing the First Dance before dinner has a nice flow to it especially if you are doing traditional bridal party introductions.  Aside from the ceremony, this is the one time you ‘should’...

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