Planning for the big day for you or someone else? Before you plan one more wedding shower game check out this great bibliography of books.
This is the time of year when brides-to-be, friends, and stressed-out moms come into the library looking for wedding planning materials. If you have a selection of these great books on hand you will have very happy patrons.
Wedding Occasions: 101 New Party Themes for Wedding Showers, Rehearsal Dinners, Engagement Parties, and More, by Cynthia Lueck Sowden. If you are in charge of coordinating the events of any wedding this is the book for you. Learn how to find and work with suppliers.
Wedding Showers: Ideas & Recipes for the Perfect Party, by by Michele Adams, Gia Russo, Jonelle Weaver (Photographer). Your best friend is getting married, it's up to you to throw the shower. Now what? Forget the paper plate-ribbon bouquet. Featured here are fun, hip showers. The book features four unique party themes, menus, decorating ideas, projects, and activities to suit almost any bride-to-be and shower host.
The Art of Wedding Photography: Professional Techniques with Style, by Bambi Cantrell, Skip Cohen, Denis Reggie. It's all about capturing the mood of the day. This book covers the basics of how to shoot great wedding and how to assemble an album. For photographers or aspiring photographers this book is a must.
The Wedding Guide for the Grownup Bride, by Shelley Christiansen. More and more couples are walking down the aisle later in life. It may be the first time marriage of a 30 something professional, it may be the second marriage of a 40 something professional mom. This book meets the unique needs of these brides. It goes beyond coordinating colors to planning for the marriage.
The Budget Wedding Sourcebook, by Madeline Barillo. This book presents dozens of creative, money-saving techniques for making the most out of any wedding budget. From choosing a location to ceremonial decor, Madeline Barillo shares ideas, hints, and real-life examples to help the bride and groom have the wedding they want at a price they can afford.
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