by admin on August 27, 2015

By Anna of Green Gables.

Ways to Engage Guests at Your Wedding

by admin on August 21, 2015

This is another entry featured on This one discusses how to engage guests at your wedding in original and memorable ways (an In’n’Out truck delivering burgers for a midnight snack, anyone?). Enjoy!

Ways to Engage Guests at Your Wedding

Brides are always looking for wedding ideas, especially brides on a budget. Today we’ve enlisted help from Ryan of Savoir Flair Weddings to give us some helpful hints on making your wedding fun and unique. She has also interviewed some of her favorite vendors to get their advice too!

As a wedding planner and designer I am so concerned with the best places to put each penny into a wedding. You need to have great food, music, photography etc…however, you don’t necessarily NEED to have that one extra hors d’ ouvres, or the champagne toast (have guests toast with whatever they are drinking), or a useless trinket favor. But what you NEED to do is ENGAGE…ENGAGE….ENGAGE. In my opinion that is the best use of your money and the main thing that really sets your wedding aside and ensures your guests to walk away happy and saying GOOD things about your wedding. There are lots of places to engage.

-Start by having a relevant, poignant , important ceremony.

-Next choose unexpected, delicious (not pretentious) food. Then remember your guests are your GUESTS and let them know in no uncertain terms they are to loosen up, relax, have fun and…engage.

Some of my favorite vendors have been so kind as to share with us the best things they’ve seen that ENGAGE guests.

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Swiss Diamond Hotel / Olivella

August 14, 2015

A luxury hotel, located in the beautiful village of Morcote, and right on the Lake of Lugano, the Swiss Diamond Hotel boasts some of the most elegant settings in the region. The Swiss Diamond Hotel has marble interiors, a wellness center, an outdoor pool, and several dining areas, both indoors and outdoors, all with a […]

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Bosco Gurin

August 7, 2015

Bosco Gurin, the German speaking “enclave” in Switzerland. Actually home to the Walser dialect of German, and nestled deep in Valle Maggia.

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Check us out on Facebook!

July 28, 2015

Check out our facebook page at! While you’re there you can see all our posts, our information, comment on what you wish and write to us with requests. And don’t forget to click on the “Like” button while you’re there!

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July 21, 2015

By Anna of Green Gables.

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Original Wedding Idea: Wedding Wish Tree

July 14, 2015

This is another entry featured on This one discusses the idea of a Wedding Tree, as an original method of collecting well wishes and ideas from friends and family. Enjoy! Original Wedding Idea: Wedding Wish Tree Many brides these days are going back to the tradition of a Wish Tree instead of the usual […]

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Chiesa di Negrentino

July 7, 2015

In order to access this church you’re going to have to jump through some hoops. First of all, there is a bar in town you have to go to, then you will ask them for the key to the church. After having left a deposit, you will head to the outskirts of town and follow […]

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June 30, 2015

Giornico, a town in Sopraceneri with one of the oldest churches in Switzerland: skip the church of San Nicolao and head straight to the Santa Maria di Castello, a now abandoned romanesque church: Clicking on each picture will open the full size version More pictures of Giornico and the Santa Maria di Castello can be […]

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I will, You will

June 24, 2015

Another post from Anna of Green Gables. Anna features many diverse forms of inspiration on her blog. Here is just another example: Clicking on each picture will open the full sized version

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