Wedding Day

Things to Think About While Planning Your Wedding Day Schedule

Things to Think About While Planning Your Wedding Day Schedule

Things to Think About While Planning Your Wedding Day Schedule

Weddings are usually highly coordinated activities involving several different vendors, friends, and family all working together to make the day a success.  Inland Empire Bridal Hair, the whole wedding is at risk. Because of this you want to find vendors with an excellent track record and make sure your friends and family have what they need to help you. Also, giving enough time to your vendors will also help avoid delays and handle any unexpected surprises. You can ask your vendor how much time they need, but usually by the time you have selected your vendor the schedule is already set. Below are some tips to help you plan for each vendor.

Makeup Artist – Plan for about an hour and a half for the application of the bride’s makeup. If your bride’s maids are getting makeup too find out if your artist will have a helper or how much longer they will need. Bride’s maids will need less time for makeup.

Hair Stylist – Again a Inland Empire Bridal Hair can take another hour and half. If you use the same person for both makeup and hair some time can be saved and you won’t have a situation where one professional will be waiting for the other one.

Dressing – It’s important to consider how long it will really take to get into that dress. Seldom is it as simple as putting it on and leaving. You will have your hair, nails, makeup done which will require extra care. There will also be about 20 people all running around getting things done

Travel – If you are going to a hair salon or going to the makeup artist, don’t forget this little travel because it adds up. Also if you are going from the dressing location to the ceremony in a limo, allow extra time because it takes longer to get everyone in the limo and the trip is slower. Plus the photographer will want to take pictures of you and the bride’s maids with the limo, in the limo, etc. It may seem strange to plan for these little delays but in the end this is what ends up delaying the wedding the most.

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Photographer – If you want the photographer at the dressing location, you usually only need them 15-30 minutes early. However also consider the time you are actually leaving the dressing location to get to the ceremony. You need to leave time for your photographer to be there a few minutes before the ceremony to do some setup. Your photographer is also going to shoot plenty of formals after the wedding. So plan to have something for your guests to do (cocktail hour) so the photographer can finish as quickly as possible. Normally the formals can take 30 minutes. However, if you have lots of required shots or a very large family plan for much longer. Don’t plan for the photographer to leave the reception early either. The time starts to slip and usually the last things at the reception are the cake and the bouquet toss. You don’t want to miss the pictures of these.

Videographer – Much of the same applies for video as it does with photography. The videographers usually film the occurrences of the day and don’t take your time for things like formals. You should decide if you need a video before the ceremony or not. In any case the ceremony and reception are key to film if you want a video.

DJ/Band – Make sure the DJ can get into the venue as early as they need to set up the equipment and test the sound. You don’t want to delay things because of a microphone problem. Depending on the amount of equipment you should ensure the DJ can start setting up an hour before the reception.

Ceremony Location – You want to make sure the location is accessible early enough for the room to be decorated. Also leave time for video/photographers, musicians, and officials to prepare, though they should have enough time assuming they can set up while the decorators do.

Reception Location – Again, leave time for the decoration, video, photographer, and DJ. Also don’t forget about the cake decorator and caterers. After your ceremony and formal photographs, you will still need to give the photographers and videographers extra time to set up at the new location. Will you have a temporary bridal room at the reception location where you can wait until your party gets announced? If not, consider taking the scenic route or joining the cocktail hour.

Caterer – It can be much better to have the reception venue do the catering or use the caterer referred by the reception venue because they need to know the location very well and have a good working relationship with the reception staff. Also consider the amount of time it will take to get everyone served. This often goes beyond expectations pushing other activities later in the evening. Usually brides are concerned with the cost difference of buffet and plate service. Find out the estimated serving time of each of these for your number of guests and it can help make your decision easier. Food stations and family style can help speed things up while keeping costs lower than plate service.

No matter what you plan, everything can change. Keeping these things in mind while planning will help your wedding be a huge success.

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Handbags Briefcase & Luggage Repair

Handbags Briefcase & Luggage Repair

Shoecrafters.com has been in operation since 1996 and Sam the Shoe Doctor has been in operation for well over 100 years. We continuo

While traveling, everyone can expect their luggage to be damaged somewhere along the line. Unfortunately, due to the way luggage are handled in an airport, even the most durable suitcases, for instance, can get damaged. You might want to locate a luggage service center, someone like us. Our customer service department consist of well trained service staff including a service manager with over 20 years of experience in repairing business.
If you have a perfectly good handbag, suitcase, garment bag, or briefcase stored away and cannot use it because it requires a minor repair? Rather than buying a new case it may make more sense to have it repaired quickly and efficiently. Wheels, handles, tears, re-stitching, locks, hasps, broken or missing hardware, dents we can repair almost anything.

Vinyl Tears

Vinyl can be repaired using a heat-cured liquid vinyl, a process known as a vinyl weld. The liquid vinyl dries clear, a matching grain is pressed into the weld, and matching vinyl-based paint is applied over the area to make tears virtually disappear.

Fabric Tears

Tears in tweed, polyester, nylon, and ballistic material cannot be repaired like new. It is generally necessary to patch fabric bags that tear; however, we generally strive to use decorative patches that appear to be an original part of the bag. Vinyl corner patches, ID patches, nylon web strips, and partial or complete panel replacements are some of the methods we employ to restore your bags to usable condition.

Zipper Problems

Many zipper problems look much worse than they actually are. Whenever possible, we repair zippers rather than replace them. Nylon zipper coil that has come unstitched from the tape can often be re-stitched, and sliders or zipper pulls can be replaced. When it is necessary to replace a zipper, we have the ability to do that as well, providing you with full service repair.

Corner Welting

The welting that wraps the wire frames in a soft side case occasionally rubs or tears, causing the wire to be exposed. We can wrap the corners with new tear-resistant rubber welting and straighten bent wire frames as necessary. The result is a bag restored to better than original condition.

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Boot Repair

Boot Repair

Boots whether you wear them for work or for play, you want to keep your boots looking and feeling their best. We offer the following repairs so that you can keep your boots in tip-top shape.
We use only quality products in our repair work and make repairs according to your specifications. We are an authorized Vibram dealer. We specialize in repairing brands such as Lucchese , Justin , Nacona , Dan Post , Tony Llama
We specialize in riding boot repair and chaps. We able to cut down boots, zippers, heels, soles, pulls, refinish and everything your boots need.


We specialize in riding boot repair and chaps. We able to cut down boots, zippers, heels, soles, pulls, refinish and everything your boots need.

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