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The complete outdoor wedding planner : from rustic settings to elegant garden parties, everything you need to know to make your day special
Naylor, Sharon.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Roseville, Calif. : Prima Pub., [2001]

Physical Description:
xxviii, 356 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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HQ745 .N386 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Let Nature Be Your Wedding Chapel
Whether you're thinking about exchanging vows on a sandy beach, a majestic mountaintop, or simply the friendly confines of your own backyard, you can enjoy the elegant, breathtaking wedding you've always envisioned.
Inside, wedding expert Sharon Naylor takes you step-by-step through planning the perfect outdoor wedding day--from special and important considerations for outdoor locations to creating a fabulous reception under the stars. You'll discover an array of tips, hints, resources, and answers to vital questions, including:
·The best choices for location, time of year, and hour of day
·Practical considerations, such as space, privacy, and weather
·Suggestions for choosing outdoor-friendly wedding attire
·Information on regulations, permits, and other requirements
·And much, much more!
"Sharon Naylor's book is the most comprehensive guide yet for those planning an outdoor wedding. She covers every detail and offers lots of smart advice so brodes and grooms can enjoy a beautiful, worry-free celebration."
&151; Deane Forden, editor in chief, Bridal Guide magazine

Author Notes

Sharon Naylor, a wedding expert and accomplished author in the wedding industry, has written ten books Her articles have been published in Bride's, Bridal Guide, Woman's Day, Family Circle, Self, and Cosmopolitan. She lives in East Hanover, New Jersey

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. VII
Your Wedding-Planning Timetablep. IX
Introductionp. XIX
Other Books by Sharon Naylorp. XXVIII
Chapter 1 What Kind of Wedding Do You Want?p. 1
Chapter 2 What's It Going to Cost?p. 29
Chapter 3 The Legalitiesp. 47
Chapter 4 Choosing the Datep. 57
Chapter 5 Choosing the Locationp. 69
Chapter 6 Choosing Your Wedding Gownp. 87
Chapter 7 Your Bridesmaids' Dresses and Accessoriesp. 109
Chapter 8 Dressing the Menp. 125
Chapter 9 Wedding Ringsp. 137
Chapter 10 The Ceremonyp. 149
Chapter 11 Planning the Receptionp. 163
Chapter 12 Stems and Bloomsp. 201
Chapter 13 Photography and Videographyp. 219
Chapter 14 Arriving in Stylep. 239
Chapter 15 Invitationsp. 253
Chapter 16 Favors and Giftsp. 281
Chapter 17 Destination Weddingsp. 295
Chapter 18 The 24-Hour Countdownp. 309
Appendix I Your Phone Listp. 325
Appendix II Bridesmaid's Dress Order Formp. 329
Appendix III Tuxedo Rental Order Formp. 331
Resourcesp. 333
Note from Authorp. 347
Indexp. 348