Save Money on Your Wedding DressWritten by Samantha Taylor
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Look on Internet - Internet is a great place to search and explore many options of styles for your dress and you are guaranteed to find dresses which do not cost a fortune. Bridal Salons - normal bridal salons (as opposed to discount) sometimes have sales which offer around 30% off last years merchandise. The salons near where you live are definitely worth looking into.Borrow or Rent - Some women cringe at thought of borrowing or renting a wedding gown, but others may not take it as seriously. Wedding dresses are really only worn for one day and renting or borrowing can really save you a lot of money.Seamstresses - Contact a seamstress and ask for a quote. It's unlikely that a seamstress is going to charge you as much as a bridal salon. If you do this, make sure to ask about their experience in this area or past brides who you can contact. This will ensure they are reputable and there won't be any "mishaps" with your dress.
Finding perfect wedding dress is important, but paying a ridiculous amount for one dress can be a waste of your money. Finding perfect wedding dress for perfect price, now that's a wedding dream come true!
Samantha Taylor spent several years working in the weddings industry as a wedding planner. When she isn't being a mom of two wonderful children, she works as a freelance writer for http://www.yourwedding101.com - a site that offers information about everything wedding related - from wedding dress and attire to wedding cakes and more.
Choosing the Perfect Wedding RingWritten by Samantha Taylor
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- Color - Diamonds are available in number of colors and shades including white, yellow, green, blue and pink. The color range starts at D and moves through alphabet towards Z. The scale moves from white to yellow as it makes its way through alphabet.
- Cut - The cut of diamond is what gives diamond personality. Diamonds which are cut well will be bright and sparkly, however diamonds that are cut poorly may end up looking dull and boring. Choosing and making sure cut is perfect is a crucial step in overall outcome of your wedding ring.
- Clarity - An inclusion in a diamond is an imperfection inside stone which will greatly affect overall worth of ring. The size, color and position of inclusions in your ring affect clarity of diamond. You want to ensure diamond has good clarity.
- Carat Weight - A carat is divided into 100 equal parts (also known as points). Therefore a one carat diamond equals 100 points; half carat equals 50 and so on. When diamonds are loose (before they are mounted on ring), weight is easy to determine, however, after diamond has been mounted only a gemologist can determine weight of diamond(s).
Take your time when choosing a wedding ring for yourself or for your significant other. A wedding ring is a sign of your everlasting love to one another and is something that will be cherished for rest of your lives.
Samantha Taylor spent several years working in the weddings industry as a wedding planner. When she isn't being a mom of two wonderful children, she works as a freelance writer for http://www.yourwedding101.com - a site that offers information about everything wedding related - from wedding rings to wedding cake toppers and more.