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Ways To Personalize Your Wedding Ceremony 5.10.22

The moment you walk down the aisle to meet your better half in front of your favorite people should be a moment to remember! If the idea of a traditional wedding ceremony sounds a little lackluster, personalizing some of the moments could be a great option for you. Through years of attending tons of weddings, […]

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Wedding Prices Are Up: How Can Couples Save Money? 5.9.22

As the world slowly starts to recover from the pandemic and loosen up restrictions, so has the wedding industry. Now more than ever, couples are looking forward to celebrating their love through weddings! With a busier wedding season, comes higher prices. Here are a few ways that couples can save money on their wedding day!

Wedding Day Accessories For The Groom

Wedding Day Accessories For The Groom 4.21.22

Wedding accessories are small details that can easily be forgotten. Without them, your wedding look can fall flat, incomplete, or lackluster. But, with the addition of the right tie, rings, or cufflinks, your outfit can take on its full life. Here are some wedding day accessories for grooms you may not want to skip out […]

Wedding Registry Must-Haves and Must-Dos!

Wedding Registry Must-Haves and Must-Dos! 4.4.22

One benefit of hosting an amazing wedding is more wedding gifts! But what do you want and actually need? Read on for wedding registry advice to figure out where to get started and how to avoid ending up with unwanted items!

How To Coordinate Bridesmaids Dresses

How To Coordinate Bridesmaids Dresses 3.25.22

Your bridesmaids are your besties, your confidants, the ones that will watch the bachelorette with you when your fiance decides that it’s not their cup of tea. It’s fine. You carefully chose them to stand next to you on one of the biggest days of your life! What will they wear and let alone how […]

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Bachelorette Party Alternatives in Des Moines 3.14.22

Looking for alternative ideas from a typical bachelorette party because you are a non-typical bride? No need to leave the state! Des Moines, Iowa has plenty of options to shake up your celebration. This list is just a peek of what Central Iowa has to offer to the fun, free-spirited bride who wants to change […]

Wedding Planning Timeline: When To Book a Wedding DJ, Photographer & More

Wedding Planning Timeline: When To Book a Wedding DJ, Photographer & More 3.8.22

Wedding planning can be one of the most exciting yet stressful times of your life. You’re excited to marry your favorite person, but if you have never planned a wedding before, it can get overwhelming pretty quickly. Where do you start? With decades of experience in the wedding industry, Complete Weddings + Events has created […]

Kavita + Dev’s Traditional Wedding at The Conrad Mansion

Kavita + Dev’s Traditional Wedding at The Conrad Mansion 2.17.22

The Conrad Mansion is a historic building in Conrad, IA. It evolved from farmland to a family home, to a wedding venue in the past century. With so much history behind it, it only made sense for Kavita + Dev to have their wedding day there. The mansion was not only just a venue space […]

National Wedding Planning Day

National Wedding Planning Day 2.3.22

National Wedding Planning Day is an annual holiday celebrated on March 1st. What is this day all about? Great question! And we have all your answers here. We sat down with Esther Lee, Senior Editor for The Knot who has covered events like the 2018 Royal Wedding and the premiere of Crazy Rich Asians, to […]

5 Wedding Traditions You’ve Never Heard Of

5 Wedding Traditions You’ve Never Heard Of 1.27.22

A wedding is filled with tons of wedding traditions that are so standard, it doesn’t feel quite like a wedding without them! From the bride wearing a white dress, to exchanging wedding vows in front of your family and friends, wedding traditions make the day so special and cherished. Today, it’s common for couples getting […]

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