Popular and Stylish Autumn Wedding Colors

Autumn is almost upon us, and while we at The Park Savoy have been loving these beautiful summer days, we can’t deny we’re looking forward to cool breezes and pumpkin-flavored everything. But if there was anything we loved about the fall, it would be the colors. One of the biggest perks about being a top New Jersey wedding venue, is bearing witness to of the beautiful colors the trees shift into. And even better, is the palates of dresses and flowers that complement the season’s environs.• Cranberry Perhaps the quintessential wedding color for fall. Cranberry ...

How to Create and Manage Your Wedding Group Part II

Welcome back, last week we discussed the basics of setting up an online group for your wedding and listed a few alternatives where you can host it. This week we’re going to go over how to manage your wedding group. Sure, you can post basic details about the wedding, but online groups are a great resource to streamline the entire wedding planning process. You’ll be keeping in contact with people, brainstorming ideas and checking off details at the same time.1. Who do you invite into the group?At the least, the wedding party, i.e. the best man, the maid of honor ...

How to Create and Manage Your Wedding Group Part I

It might seem like creating and managing a wedding group in the 21st century is simple. I mean, we never miss an opportunity to press “like” on every single picture of a cat that we come across. How hard can it be to keep people up-to-date on wedding plans?Oh…if only.Like many things today, it may only take a couple of mouse clicks to do, but to actually see real results, takes some effort and savoir-faire. Facebook Groups are the obvious choice as it’s still the reigning king of social media. Creating a group is simple. On your main FB page, there’s a ...

3 Tips For Sending Out Your Wedding Registry

Wedding registries can be a tricky thing. Not just in how you set them up, but also in how it’s presented to people. At times it seems easier to try and learn a dead language or calculate theoretical physics than navigate the ever-changing world of wedding etiquette. Here are some tips to help your wedding registry get to the right people without the old-fashioned,“Hey, just to let you know…” Conscript AidYou need at least one person completely in your corner to pass this information along. One obvious choice is parents, but it helps to get direct ...

Rehearsal Dinners: The Basics

For many, The Rehearsal Dinner is the moment when the wedding formally begins. Sure, the rehearsal has already taken place, but there is something about both families coming together (perhaps for the first time) that can make the weight of the event really sink in.The wedding couples’ closest friends and their family members all together for dinner (for reference, if this is a common occurrence in your life, many people have reason to be envious). There’s nothing wrong with simply having a nice dinner, but it’s always good to know the details and what options are ...

Wedding Lexicon 101: The Unity Candle

If you are in the middle of planning all of the events of the wedding (one: congratulations, and two: breath, you can do this), then you’ve probably noticed there’s a large number of tiny traditions that add up to one big ceremony.Not just the vows, of course but also things like the cutting of the cake, the use of ring bearers and flower girls, bouquets and even throwing the bouquet. Many of these traditions span multiple cultures and have survived for thousands of years. Take the bouquet, its use can be traced back to ancient Celtic weddings before being adopted ...

3 Unconventional Wedding Dance Songs

Whether it’s the song the father and the bride dance to, or the defining wedding couples’ slow dance, choosing the right song can be hives-inducing stressful. What if it’s too fast? What if it’s too slow? Do we want to change tempo midway? What song is “our song?” On top of all that, there’s the fear of being cliché. Or it’s possible that you’ve heard every wedding slow dance song one hundred times over. If hearing Céline Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” at a wedding does to you what Green Day’s “Time of Your Life” does to most people (hint: it ...

Alternatives to Honeymooning Abroad

The three main crazes of honeymooning are going abroad, going on a cruise and Hawaii. None of those are bad choices. There’s reason why they’ve endured as top choices for newlyweds. But some couples may not be interested in those. Perhaps they took a similar vacation the year before, or maybe they both travel a great deal for work; sometimes it’s as simple as admitting that weddings are expensive, and you’d both rather not put yourselves (and parents) in debt over a honeymoon. If you’ve been pondering what to do, here are some things to consider. R...

The Illusive Morning Person and The Pros to Their Weddings

Having a wedding in the morning. To some, mornings involve waiting for the coffee to kick-in and brains to jump-start. To others, it’s a perfect way to maximize the amount of daylight you can enjoy. There is such a thing as a morning person. And although not everyone fits into this category, there are some significant advantages to having a morning wedding. They Tend to be CheaperMorning weddings, along with off-day weddings like Sunday or Wednesday tend to be cheaper. They can also be easier to schedule due to their less demand as compared to their ...

To Booth or Not To Booth

Having photo booths at receptions has become a popular trend among millennials. It was a pricy luxury in the past, but the downward cost of digital photography has made it much more affordable. They can be great fun however there are things to consider if you want to add them to your wedding. Most photo booths can be rented from a specialized vendor or DJ, and the average cost is 1,000. The price can climb higher if you are looking for a particular aesthetic, like vintage-themed with hardwood exterior. Does it Fit Your Wedding?While a photo ...