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Real wedding inspiration of 2022 12.14.22

Every year Complete Weddings + Events of the Black Hills performs professional wedding services for hundreds of brides around Western South Dakota. Our past real weddings continue to be our best inspiration for the future ones. We chose Briana and Calvin’s special day to be “Real wedding inspiration of 2022” for several reasons. Emerge in […]

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How to Create A Wedding Itinerary in Rapid City 10.20.22

Let’s discuss how to create a wedding itinerary in the Rapid City area. A wedding itinerary or, simply put, a timeline of the day or weekend is the beginning point of your wedding planning journey. Many factors will impact the way you plan your wedding day. The size of your bridal party, your getting ready […]

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Why Western South Dakota is Perfect for Destination Weddings 9.23.22

Many couples choose to get married close to home; however, with blended families coming from all parts of the United States and across the world, destination weddings are gaining more and more popularity. Some brides dream of the sunny beaches of Florida, some – of the snowy peaks of Colorado, and some are drawn to […]

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How to Combat Rising Wedding Costs 8.15.22

You’ve dreamed of your wedding day ever since you were little.  You envisioned your perfect venue, attire, food, decorations. Now the day of your dreams is in the not so distant future, but the economy of the past few months may have you fear the cost of your dream wedding. Let’s talk about how to […]

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Must-have Personalized Wedding Details 8.9.22

You spend days on end thinking about what your wedding day look like. The details are handpicked to fit you and your fiancé’s taste. There are so many areas that play a part in the big day! What are the must-have opportunities to have personalized wedding details?

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Wedding Duties For A Non-Planner 7.8.22

When it comes to wedding planning, there are usually two kinds of planners in a relationship. The one that plans everything, and the one that waits to get told what to do. Each comes with its own pros and cons. We have some tips on wedding duties for the non-planner to get them to pick […]

Ways To Personalize Your Wedding Ceremony

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! The details of the day can mean something to you and your fiancé and help create a ceremony that truly represents each other. Using the scenery, sounds, and maybe some surprises […]

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

The whole “first comes love, then comes marriage” statement is missing quite a few steps if you’re wanting to host a wedding to celebrate that marriage! Choosing your venue and selecting vendors doesn’t happen all in a day! (The average couple hires 15 wedding vendors!) There is no exact timing to planning a wedding. The […]

Most Common Wedding Planning Questions Couples Ask

Most Common Wedding Planning Questions Couples Ask 2.14.22

Planning a wedding sounds exciting, especially if you dreamed of your wedding day since you were 5 years old. It could seem pretty straightforward at first: set a date, choose a venue, bridal party, send the invitations, book vendors… That’s where the questions start piling up. Navigating the sea of vendors during your wedding planning […]

National Wedding Planning Day

National Wedding Planning Day 2.2.22

National Wedding Planning Day is an annual holiday that people celebrate 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 […]

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