Category Archives: wedding day

A Professional Officiant…or Uncle Bob?

A Professional Officiant…or Uncle Bob?

When it comes to choosing who to officiate your wedding ceremony, couples today have several choices. Do you work with an ordained member of the clergy from your church? Or a registered wedding officiant? Or, do you just want to have your favorite relative or family friend go online and get ordained? As you weigh… Continue Reading

Music Requests … or Regrets?

Music Requests … or Regrets?

  We definitely say YES to requests done RIGHT!   What’s the secret to connecting with your reception guests and having an unforgettable time dancing the night away with them? It’s knowing how and when to get your guests’ music requests. First, let’s look at some approaches you want to be sure and avoid when… Continue Reading

Guest Seating or Guess Seating!

Guest Seating or Guess Seating!

Let’s start with … is it a good idea to have assigned guest seating or not? We say definitely yes!   Here’s why: First of all, assigned guest seating is a great way to ensure that the people who are dearest to you are seated close to you, while the people you really don’t know… Continue Reading

Free Cocktails raising the Bar! Or not?

Free Cocktails raising the Bar! Or not?

Do you need to serve alcohol, nope but it has a dramatic difference on most parties. At Class Act we have only seen about a dozen weddings in over 30 years (8,000 weddings) where there was not any alcohol served. So if you are in the 99.99% of the people that will serve adult beverages… Continue Reading

Run from Runners

Run from Runners

One of the most physically dangerous parts of the wedding ceremony is the old-fashioned idea that there needs to be a runner. Runners were terrible back when people used them in churches on a tile or granite floor, because they are a loose piece of cloth on a slippery floor. Anyone who has walked on… Continue Reading

How do you like your Desert, Naked or Not?

How do you like your Desert, Naked or Not?

Let’s talk deserts for weddings, mainly wedding cake. You know many people find that the same old wedding cakes are just getting a bit boring. The typical wedding cake loaded with icing and fondant looking like a piece of sugar artwork it is often passed by guests. If you are going to do a wedding… Continue Reading

First Thing in Planning a Wedding is Plan to Remove the Stress

First Thing in Planning a Wedding is Plan to Remove the Stress

Traditional wedding planning has always required multiple stops for multiple venues. Traditionally you would have to book a date with the church, then you would have to book your date with a venue or reception hall, and then with the DJ. Luckily planning services make available a one stop option for all your party needs… Continue Reading

Better than a Photo Booth!

Better than a Photo Booth!

How about getting really fun pictures with a couple dozen of your guests?   This picture was not taken in a typical photo both — check it out! Getting great pictures of your guests doing funny things at your wedding reception is an awesome idea that can make for some really fun memories. But if… Read More

The Most Amazing Wedding Dress Ever

The Most Amazing Wedding Dress Ever

Let’s start with the most beautiful wedding dress for your ceremony. Don’t even think about how practical it is — just imagine how stunning you will look and how radiant it will make you feel! The combination will blow your guests away and cement the passion and love that “the love of your life” has… Read More