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Simple Stunning Wedding Etiquette : Traditions, Answers, and Advice from One of Today's Top Wedding Planners
by Karen Bussen


Overview - What s the preferred way of wording your invitation? How should guests at the wedding dinner be seated? What do you say to people who ask to bring their (uninvited) children to the reception or, scarier still, to your prospective mother-in-law when she picks out the World s Ugliest Dress to wear on your big day?  Read more...

 
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Overview
What s the preferred way of wording your invitation? How should guests at the wedding dinner be seated? What do you say to people who ask to bring their (uninvited) children to the reception or, scarier still, to your prospective mother-in-law when she picks out the World s Ugliest Dress to wear on your big day?

Brides-to-be have a lot on their minds, including making sure that everything connected with the wedding is done the right way. But nowadays few people are adequately schooled in the do s and don ts of proper etiquette and that s where "Simple Stunning Wedding Etiquette" comes to the desperately needed rescue.

This newest volume in Karen Bussen s Simple Stunning Wedding series whose four previous books total more than 130,000 copies in print is the perfect marriage between the timeless and the new. Bussen celebrates the beloved rituals (cake-cutting, toasts) that are well worth preserving, while dispensing with outmoded rites (the garter toss) best left by the wayside. And Bussen s guide goes beyond other wedding etiquette handbooks by dealing sensitively with the sometimes-fraught issues (divorced parents, second marriages, blending religious traditions) so crucial to contemporary wedding planning."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781584796497
  • ISBN-10: 1584796499
  • Publisher: Stewart, Tabori, & Chang
  • Publish Date: January 2008
  • Page Count: 127
  • Dimensions: 8.32 x 7.34 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.18 pounds


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Minding p's and q's

There's a lot of tradition behind the wedding ceremony, and while some of that can be tossed aside in favor of what makes the couple happy, it's useful to have a guide to explain how things should be done. Simple Stunning Wedding Etiquette: Traditions, Answers, and Advice from One of Today's Top Wedding Planners by Karen Bussen, follows in the footsteps of Bussen's other books by pairing useful information with beautiful photos. From handling pushy parents to wording the wedding invitation, from talking about prenuptial agreements to canceling the event, this guide covers the basics of etiquette for the modern wedding. It also covers wedding showers, putting together a non-traditional ceremony and planning the reception. Simple Stunning Wedding Etiquette serves as a reminder that the right thing to do in almost any situation is the thing that makes the people who are important to you most comfortable.

 
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