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Your wedding, the dream of a lifetime, is approaching and you are gathering all the information you can to ensure every detail is taken care of flawlessly.

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The Bridal Yellow Pages & Event Planner™ is your answer. This is the most comprehensive and easiest guide of services available for planning a wedding or event in the South Florida market. Use your Bridal Yellow Pages as a workbook/planner—we’ve included a Planning Calendar, Wedding Checklist and Notes pages for your convenience.

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The Bridal Yellow Pages proudly recommends these creative professionals for their level of service, creativity and experience. CAKES Ana Paz 305-471-5850

Lush Celebtations/Field of Flowers 800-96-FRESH lushcelbrations.com

Fairchild Photography 954-788-8802 fairchild-photography.com

Edda’s Cake Designs 954-885-8770 eddascakedesigns.com

Tropical Elegance 954-977-5030 tropicaleleganceinc.com

JCA Photography 954-224-3262 jgcphoto.net

DJ’s & Entertainment Complete Music Video & Lighting 305-529-8599 completemediaevent.com

Limousine Imperial Limousine 800-454-2889 itpscorporation.com

84 West Studios 954-236-9000 84weststudios.com

Complete Music & Video 954-499-8099 completemediaevent.com

Millenium Limo 800-808-2062 milleniumlimo.com

Dial-a-DJ 954-438-4500 southfloridadj.com

LIVE Entertainment Fort Entertainment Forte.eoep.com 954-7496764

Eddie B & Company 954-721-9911 eddieb.com Elegant Occasions Studios 305-360-9794 eoep.com Kenny Mondo Productions 561-790-5555 kennymondo.com Partytime DJs 954-236-9000 partytimedjs.com CEREMONY LOCATIONS Celebrations 954-763-5540 celebrationswedding.com Ceremony on a Budget 954-296-4015 ceremonyonabudget.com Signature Grand 954-424-4000 thesignaturegrand.com Florist A Red Rose/w Linens 561-615-1578 redroseweddings.net Flowers by LeFleur 954-963-3090 www.flowersbylefleur.com Honey Bunch Floral Designs 954-571-7888 honeybunch.us 4

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Master Musicians 866-561-music mastermusiciansinc.com Violin Serenade 754-224-1000 violinserenade.com PARTY FAVORS Photo Key Chains 954-438-4500 photokeychains@att.net linens & chair covers A Red Rose /w Linens 561-615-1578 redroseweddings.net Cover It Inc. 954-971-6666 coverit@bellsouth.net Over The Top, Inc. 954-424-0076 overthetopinc.com Photography Affordable Pro Photo & Video 954-593-7966 apphotovideo.com Ama Studio 954-472-2259 amastudio.com David Images 954-249-1662 davidimages.com

Reception sites Signature Grand 954-424-4000 thesignaturegrand.com Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach 800-3CROWNE crowneplaza.com DeerCreek Country Club 954-429-0006 deercreekflorida.com Diamantes Banquest Center 954-726-0346 diamantesbanquets.com Embassy Suites Deerfield Resort 954-312-2030 embassyflorida.com Hillcrest Golf & Country Club 954-987-5000 hillcrestgcc.com Hilton Singer Island 561-848-3888 hilton.com Rusty Pelican 305-361-3818 therustypelican.com Videography Affordable Pro Photo & Video 954-593-7966 apphotovideo.com A Seaside Wedding 954-234-5199 aseasidewedding.net Frank’s Video Productions 561-640-1060 Videography Elegant Occasions Studios 954-722-2223 eoep.com

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Cakes

Cakes One of the fun and timeless traditions in weddings is the smashing of the wedding cake between the bride & groom. This tradition originated in Rome, a cake was crushed over the bride’s head to secure the fertility of marriage. The cakes, at that time, were not eaten. It took King Charles II of England to present a wedding cake which was meant to be eaten, but the tradition of smashing a piece of cake into the face of the bride / groom has remained. Elite Cake Creations is a family owned and operated business that prides itself on rendering the most delicious and creatively designed cakes for weddings, as well as any other occasions. Elite Cake Creations has strived to perfect their ability to give their clients a custom cake with a unique design and rich flavor. Through their baking formulas, along with a strict quality control policy, Elite Cake Creations ensures that all of their cakes are of the highest standards.

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For many years Elite Cake Creations has custom designed wedding cakes to suit a bride’s individual taste and distinct need. Circular, hexagon or square, with fruit, mousse or cream filling, the team of professionals at Elite Cake Creations is committed to creating exactly what you envisioned, while supplying a cake that is pleasing to both the palate and eye. Carving out a reputation in the baking industry for their product quality, unmatchable services and craftsmanship, Elite Cake Creations desires to provide a cake that will awe your guests and leap off the pages of your wedding album. Courtesy of: Elite Cake Creations

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Disc Jockeys

Disc Jockeys

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1. Extensive Music Selection DJ companies should have an extensive selection of music suited to different age groups and tastes. 2. Digital Quality Speakers and Components: The quality of equipment used will have a direct impact on the success of the event and help motivate people to dance. 3. Fun, Expert, Well-dressed DJs The DJ is crucial to the overall quality of the event. Ask about dress code as some DJs wear tuxedos, some shirt and tie and some you’ll never know until the wedding day. 4. Personalized interview Every reception truly has its own unique character. This is why it is crucial to request a personal interview about 2 weeks prior to the Wedding Day to go over music selections and the schedule of events. 5. Volume Control Ask the DJ how they will deal with this issue and sensitivity to your guests.

6. referrals Any referral is a positive sign, but the best kind come from Catering and Sales Managers who get to see and compare all DJs on an equivalent basis. 7. Hidden Costs Companies that have complicated pricing plans or extra add-on’s should be reviewed with caution. All charges for extra services or equipment promised in the interview should be documented and clearly covered in company literature prior to signing a contract. 8. Contact with the DJ Service A DJ Service should be available for questions or be available for an interview at a convenient time for the customer. Full time DJ companies are usually very dedicated to customers as it is their sole livelihood. 9. Liability insurance Ask the DJ if they are covered by liability insurance of some kind. 10. Visit the Music Studio The most important point has been saved for last. Visit the DJ Service to SEE and HEAr the 8 The Bridal YellowatPages 2011-12 difference in person their offi ce. Courtesy of: Complete Music Productions 8

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Florists

Flowers

Did you ever wonder where the tradition of the Brides Bouquet came from? In ancient Egypt, the bride had several bridesmaids. According to Egyptian mythology, they dressed as her copy in order to mislead the ghosts who were always looking to spoil the fun of the bride and her party, and cast bad spells. As an ultimate security measure, the bride had a heavily scented bouquet of flowers and herbs to protect her from the spirits! FLORAL TIPS: 1) One of the most important decisions is the color scheme around which to plan your wedding. 2) Establish a budget.

3) Plan from the Bride down, starting with the bouquet. 4) Keep the arrangements simple and elegant.

5) Keep the floral arrangements consistent, especially for bride & attendant flowers. 6) Look for a clustered group for centerpieces.

7) Candles should be unscented so they do not compete with the scent of the flowers.

8) Plan the quantity of the flowers to fit your location. Try to enhance the facility, not detract from it.

9) Consider the time and weather when deciding on flowers. 10) Consult with a wedding floral specialist.

These are just some of the tips to help you have the most beautiful wedding possible, enhanced with the perfect floral designs. Courtesy of: Flowers’ N Things

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Limousine

Limousines & transportation You have spent months planning your wedding and the most important day of your life is finally here. You have double-checked with your minister, florist, caterer, disc jockey, and everything is perfect. it will be a beautiful day and one heck of a party! However, with all the excitement and planning have you forgotten the most important thing of all? Have you planned the time to be alone with your new husband or wife? This is your time, the time to be with your new spouse in the best setting possible. You need to plan something special; something unique; something grand. Your choice of limos will be a lasting memory from that first moment of marriage. Find the right company that offers the best selection of luxury limos, including antiques, SuV and modern stretch limos. Discuss the pick-up times, and the destinations they will offer. Determine who will be included in the wedding party and plan the appropriate size to fit them all. Having someone left behind because the transportation was not big enough can be embarrassing. Then enjoy the day, and the luxury you deserve, as you embark on a new journey in life. Courtesy of: Millenium Limo Service

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Photography

6 Helpful Wedding Day Photo Tips! Your photos and video are your memories, so you will want both of these mediums to run smoothly. Here are 6 tips based on 21 years of wedding photography experience.

1.  Be on time! This probably is the most important issue of them all. Your wedding day is on a fine-tuned schedule with a lot of things going on and all your vendors have a time and place to be ready for you.

2. Makeup. Have your makeup artist use water-based foundations, as they don’t shine when flash photography is used. Use powder, if oil based foundations are used. Glitter or shimmer looks nice, but it can affect the picture and video quality such as little white spots all over your face.

3.  Flowers. Your “getting-ready shots” will look so much nicer if there are flowers in them, so I suggest you have the bridal bouquet, and any other flowers your bridal party will be holding, delivered to your getting ready location, NOT the ceremony location. The rest of the flowers can go to the ceremony or reception site.  4.  Receiving line at the church. This usually takes about 20 minutes, time that could be used for the formal and portrait photographs. If possible, greet your guests at the reception, between the salad course and the main meal. Then, you can use that time to do all your table photos with your guests. Everyone likes that the bride and groom joined their table for a photo.  

5.  Formal Photos. Today’s brides are mostly looking for a photojournalistic approach to their wedding photos. However, formal photos are still very important. This is something the families usually like. Keep it simple, just hold back the immediate family, include also the grandparents, and of course, the bridal party. 6.  Let the professionals do their job! I know it has taken months, even years of planning to get to this point... your wedding day. It is a major moment in your life. You have booked each vendor because you liked what you saw; so let them do what they do best, and enjoy your wedding day. Dance, socialize, celebrate and you will have one of the best experiences of your life! Courtesy of Affordable Pro Photo & Video

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Reception Sites Sample Itinerary for Your Reception Here is an example of an itinerary for a four hour reception that begins at 5:00 PM: 1- 2 Hours Before Reception 3:00 Caterer arrives 3:15 Florist arrives to set up table centerpieces and other floral decorations. 3:30 DJ arrives and sets up equipment. 3:40 Wedding Coordinator (or designated person) arrives to set up place cards. 3:45 Wedding cake arrives and is set up. Florist to provide flowers and greenery to the cake designer. First Hour of Reception 5:00 Wedding guests arrive. Cocktail hour begins. Waiters serve trays of champagne and hors d’oeuvres to guests. 5:15 Bride & Groom arrive and are escorted outside to take formal photographs on the lawn. All family members and wedding party gather outside for photographs. 5:20 Bride, Groom and family members take formal photographs. Second Hour of Reception 6:05 DJ will make formal announcements. (List all names here...) 6:10 Bride and Groom’s first dance (name of song here). Caterer begins serving champagne to the tables for the champagne toast. 6:20 Cocktail hour ends. (Cash bar begins). DJ to announce that dinner is served and ask that all guests be seated. 6:25 DJ introduces the Best Man (name goes here) who will give the toast to the bride and groom. 6:30 Dinner is served. Third Hour of Reception 7:00 Bride & Groom cut the cake. 7:15 DJ announces Bride to dance with her father (name of song goes here). 7:25 DJ announces Groom to dance with his mother (name of song goes here). 7:40 DJ plays song. Bride and Groom and wedding party dances. DJ invites all guests to join in. 7:45 Cake and coffee are served to guests. Fourth Hour of Reception 8:00 DJ announces the Bride’s bouquet toss. 8:15 Garter toss 8:45 Bride and Groom’s last dance 9:00 Bride and Groom say goodnight and leave for honeymoon desti nation or hotel. 9:15 Parents of the Bride (or other designated person) gather all the gifts, wedding presents and other items.

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Videography

Video Keepsake The day of your wedding is a moment in time you will want to remember forever. Having a videographer there to capture the memories for you and your future generations

to enjoy is priceless. Videography captures the drama and emotion of your special day, allowing you and your loved ones the chance to relive your happiest moments again and again. Like your wedding photographs, you will want to place this treasured keepsake in the hands of a professional. Although, you may think your Cousin Kelly or Uncle Fred may be capable of capturing the cutting of the cake or the tossing of the bouquet you may only end up with a series of shots of feet. Nothing compares to a seasoned professional. Not only will a professional videographer have the experience and equipment necessary to deliver a sensational finished product but also you have the added bonus of the graphics and special effects they have in their bag of tricks. They can turn your video into a one of a kind masterpiece. In addition to capturing the wedding and reception, consider having the videographer create an audiovisual collage to be played at the reception with your choice of special songs. An on-screen presentation of your romance story by selecting photographs of you and your fiancé when you first met, as you fell in love, and as you planned your wedding. How about a collection of photographs of both the bride and groom growing up? Friends and family members will enjoy seeing these and are often included in these photos as well making them apart of the special day. What questions to ask?

• How long have they been in business? • Verify they bring back up equipment. • Do they have back up quality staff in the event they are sick or injured? • How long until you see your final product? • What type of video output system does the company use VHS, DVD, or HD? • What kind of special effects and graphics do they use? • Does the final video/DVD have indexes/menu options for your viewing? Courtesy of: Elegant Occasions 26 26

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