Archives for March 2014

How to Reduce a Wedding Guest List to the Number of People You Can Cater For

Lately, we’ve written a couple of articles that show how to plan low-key, classy weddings in Nigeria  as well as how to save money when preparing your wedding on a tight budget. One of the biggest challenges with organizing an elegant small wedding lies in reducing the names on the guest list. Use the simple etiquette […]

How to Plan a Low-Key Wedding in Nigeria: 8 Ideas that Work

Planning a classy, low-key wedding on a tight budget is a difficult task even for experienced wedding planners.  The fact is that you can make the most of a wedding, irrespective of how much budget it is planned with. The secret lies in setting your priorities, using things that you already have, as well as […]

Bridal Makeup Tutorials: How to Do Your Wedding Face Makeup by Yourself (Video)

Are you considering doing your own wedding makeup yourself for your Nigerian traditional or white wedding? It’s necessary, especially because most professional makeup artists wither would not follow you to the village for your traditional wedding OR they are too expensive. But, there’s a way – in this post you can learn how to do […]

How to Plan Small Wedding in Nigeria and Still Wow Your Guests (Part 1)

Small, intimate weddings with less than 100 guests – such as Toke Makinwa and Stephanie Okereke’s intimate celebrity weddings – are becoming common in Nigeria. The advantages of keeping a wedding small and intimate are many. By the way, did you know that having fewer wedding guests can result to a quality, personal wedding celebration and an […]

The Types of Small Weddings Nigerians Have: Which Do You Want?

So you want to have a small Nigerian wedding? You’re not alone, but do you know that not knowing the type of small wedding you want could lead to getting the wrong results. Not all small weddings are the same – some weddings are small because they cost ‘small’ money, not because they have plenty […]

10 Simple Exercises To Lose Weight Before Your Wedding (Video Tutorial)

So you want to lose weight for your wedding, so you can look all buffed up and slimmer in that wedding gown? Watch and follow along with the easy bridal workout video tutorial below, for really simple but effective pre-wedding exercises you can do at home. In the exercise video, these workouts focus on the body areas […]

Why You Need to Cut Down the Number of Guests to Invite to Your Nigerian Wedding

One of the biggest unpleasant problems with big, fat Nigerian weddings is unhappy guests who don’t get to eat anything in a wedding they’re invited to, because the food got finished early. And one wonders why any couple with a tight budget would go all out to invite more wedding guests than they can cater […]

9 Smart Ideas to Save Costs When Planning a Nigerian Wedding on a Low Budget

Are you a stylish bride-to-be preparing for your Nigerian wedding but constrained to a tiny low budget? So you’re wondering how to use the small money you have to plan an elegant wedding that looks like a million bucks? You’re thinking: where can I possibly cut down without sacrificing the quality of the wedding I […]