How To Pull Off An Intimate Wedding During Covid-19

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With the current global pandemic, we are all forced to adjust to a new norm and the wedding industry is perhaps one of the most affected by it. Even as our country lifts the community quarantine, we are still expected to follow a number of rules for our own good. The foreseeable future dictates no big gatherings allowed, traveling being limited, and being tight on cash flow. Many couples are...

Mylene and John: Pulling Off an Intimate DIY Wedding with 30 Guests

Simple. Stunning. Intricately charming. We are in awe of what our guest author and bride—and her groom—pulled off with the help of family and friends. Here she shares how they managed to have a dainty intimate DIY wedding with only thirty guests. A year ago, I made a vow to God to love and mostly to annoy the man He’d sent to be my husband and so far, I’m living...

10 Things I Learned from Having an Intimate Wedding with Fewer Than 30 Guests

One of the things that make a wedding, well, kinda stressful is having to think about the guests. How many can you accommodate? What food and entertainment shall you provide them? What happens if they don’t RSVP? Therefore, a clever way to solve such a problem is to go for an intimate wedding! Intimate weddings are rare these days and evidently, it’s not just about avoiding guest-related issues, but for...

5 Reasons I’m Keeping My Wedding Intimate

In the months of wedding planning, I’ve come across a good number of acquaintances and wedding vendors who talk about the rising popularity of small weddings in Cebu. Seems like more and more young couples have decided to stray away from the tradition. Our wedding coordinator shared that she had at least three recent events that only had about fifty guests. And I cannot help but be completely jealous. How did these...

10 Pandemic Wedding Tips from An Industry Veteran

While we are slowly but surely easing into what we now recognize as (new) normal, weddings are still a very big part of many people’s lives. COVID-19 may have stopped the world for a (long) moment but it was never able to stop love. Oh, yes, we’re being cheesy right there! If you have the kind of love that conquers a global pandemic, we’re so down for that, but we’re...

Nikka and Marvin: A Delightful DIY Moment Amid the Pandemic

We are all sharing the same thing at the moment: we are experiencing the effects of the ongoing pandemic one way or another. For couples set to get married, this has been a major bump in the road, with gatherings limited to only a few and restricted traveling being observed. Our couple, however, decided to take a dive and just make do of the situation. The result turned into a...

Jenna and RR: A Charming Pastel Wedding

Upon meeting in college, both Jenna and RR felt something special right away. He was that guy that everybody wanted to be around. She was that girl that could entice anyone with her smile. When their paths crossed, the chemistry couldn’t be denied. From being college classmates, love blossomed into something strong, intimate, and exceptional. The Proposal  In 2016, RR was more than ready to pop the question. Jenna felt...

Pearl and Antonio’s Chic and Sophisticated Civil Wedding

While most brides opt for dreamy gowns and dresses, our bride, Pearl Henry Cabrera née Aves, chose a lacy crop top and trousers that exhibited her chic demeanor on the day she said “I do” to the love of her life, Antonio Cabrera. Here, the couple shares how their love blossomed into a life worth living happily ever after and how they executed a no-frills yet sophisticated civil wedding.  ...

Not Your Usual Wedding: This Bride Shares Exactly How and Why She Did Not Overspend On Her Wedding

We often hear remarks on how expensive getting married these days have become. About how you need to save up for years just to achieve the wedding of your dreams. But the truth is, there really are ways to save on your big day. For our bride and guest author, making sure not to overspend on your wedding is about making bold decisions and thinking about the only things that...

Drunk in Love: Jill and AR’s Virally Unique Wedding

In a sea of template weddings, it’s always refreshing to come across unconventional and interestingly thought-out ones that spark your curiosity. How did they come up with such an idea and why did I not think of that? How do I become friends with this obviously fun couple? Or wait, are they also this fun in real life? These are definitely just a few of our questions when we first...