(Closed) Things you didnt know before WB..

posted 8 years ago in Weddingbee
  • poll: Have you learnt alot from wedding bee
    Yes I've learnt lots.. see below : (46 votes)
    85 %
    Not really I already knew most of this from other sources : (8 votes)
    15 %
  • Post # 3
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    2829 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    There are some really helpful tutorials for DIYs here, & I have definitely found a LOT of inspiration here (also realized that some people kick major butt at making diys look good), but as far as learning things… I guess I have gained perspective on weddings in general, cost, effort, etc.

     

    Oh, I learned a bunch of acronyms though 😀 lol!

    Post # 4
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    606 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I have learned soooo much.  Like prices, scheduling, candy buffets, signature cocktails, and the list goes on and on.

    Post # 5
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    620 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I have learnt so so so much! The ones that stand out for me are:

    – You can DIY invites

    – What a bustle is

    – Hair flowers um exist…

    – BLUE shoes are awesome!!

    – Etsy – a whole world of goodness

    – Photo booths

    – Boudouir photos!

    Wow, and that is just what came to my head straight away!!

    Post # 6
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    1119 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2009

    I learned about a lot of things that I didn’t do, like Save-The-Date Cards, trash the dress session, boudoir shoot, etc. I also learned about a lot of machines that I would never have the patience to use (Cricut, etc.)

    One thing that I found out about here that I did do was Out of Town bags. Probably one of the easiest DIYs I could have chosen, lol…

    Post # 7
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    3126 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2017

    That cash bars / dollar dances are tacky (where I grew up they are very very common) 🙂

     

    Post # 8
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    1684 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I learned there are actually different ways to bustle??

    And how dresses look on actual women, thats been SUCH a godsend.

    I’ve learned that the subject of cash bar vs. dry vs. open bar will ALWAYS be a huge debate.

    I learend about moissanite! I wish I had known about that when designing my e-ring, but my band will DEFINITELY have some in there.

    Post # 9
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    1361 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    That things apparently vary alot from region to region!

    @MissTatas: A have to disagree with you, and take offence to that.  Personal opinions…personal opinions.  I’ll leave it at that.

    Also…discovered and developed a love for Etsy!

    Lots of inspiration for little details!

    (Great post btw)

    Post # 10
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    3126 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2017

    @soon2bhis: Didn’t mean to offend you or anyone else. Was mostly refering to all of the posts about cash bars on the WB. I am actually doing a cash bar but not a dollar dance…mostly because I just don’t like dancing.

    Perhaps I should have phrased it that I learned that even though cash bars are normal in my area, they are unheard of in other parts of the country or other social circles.

    I truly had no idea that everyone didn’t do them before WB

    Post # 11
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    329 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    hmmm i’ve learned that you’d be struck down by lightening by the wedding gods if you put registry info on your invites

    i’ve learned what a halo ring is

    I learned that I’m not the only one with a gemstone ring

    I learned that trash the dress and boudoir sessions are far more common than i knew

    I learned what the shoe game was

    Best of all I found the site where I bought my rings from being on here.
    I’ve learnt alot.

    Post # 12
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    I learned about the first look (and I secretly think I introduced the idea to my photographer…she kept saying it like “first look” like, “that’s so cute she wants to call it that”)

    I realized that I definitely wanted photos taken while I was getting ready with my girls

    Having some sort of theme to a wedding was something I had never experienced, and I definitely think it helped set my wedding apart from all of my cousins

    Yay Weddingbee!

    Post # 13
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    286 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    Boudouir photos!

    Candy bars (i’ve never been to an actual wedding that has had one, but it is so common on WB!)

    Flip Flop baskets

    First Look

    That centerpieces don’t have to be bouquets

     

    Post # 14
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    6015 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I didnt know much about pricing and trying on wedding dresses & what should happen during a fitting.  Mood boards, never in a million years would i have thought about that for a wedding, but it makes total sense!  The pictures that people post are so helpful seeing how different things worked out for them.

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