Other books byCarley Roney
The Knot Guide to Wedding Vows and Traditions [Revised Edition]
Readings, Rituals, Music, Dances, and Toasts
From the #1 wedding brand comes this indispensable resource, completely revised and updated, to help you choose the perfect words, music, and traditions for your ceremony and reception The ceremony is the cornerstone of your wedding celebration. There are countless ways to make it your own, from meaningful poetry readings to the music that plays as you walk down the aisle. The Knot Guide to Wedding Vows and Traditions is an important resource for brides and grooms. New and expanded topics in this edition include: -Interfaith ceremonies and blending spiritual traditions -Ways to use technology to enhance your ceremony -New online resources for finding the perfect words for your vows, program, and more -Gay marriages and civil unions -Popular song choices that are already considered classics Throughout, you’ll also find a rich and inspiring selection of both classic and original ideas for: -Religious or secular vows and readings -Traditions and symbolic rituals -Speeches and toasts -Music for the processional, recessional, and the special dances at the reception
The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner [Revised Edition]
Worksheets, Checklists, Etiquette, Timelines,...
From the #1 wedding brand, the bestselling wedding book, updated with all-new budget ideas, online tools, and event planning and personalizing trends First comes love, then comes . . . planning! Before a fabulous celebration, there are vendors to hire, budgets to calculate, decisions galore to make. Packed with The Knot’s top tips and worksheets, checklists, and contact sheets for you to fill in, this book is the one-stop resource that keeps brides focused but stress-free. The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner paperback takes you through the process step by easy-to-follow step, with: · Budget worksheets (and all the latest digital tools for keeping track of costs) as well as hundreds of invisible ways to cut costs when selecting everything from flowers to the venue and menu · Wedding planning timelines (including a brand-new express timeline for couples getting married in 3 months or fewer) · Guest list and invitation worksheets (with guidance on what you can now do online) · Vendor contract checklists (and tons of new online resources for finding the pros you need) · Fun ideas for personalizing your reception, from photo booths to signature cocktails in any color your heart desires · Web links and other useful resources for planning on the go (including recommended apps to download and up-to-the-minute advice on building your wedding website)
The Knot Bridesmaid Handbook
Help the Bride Shine Without Losing Your Mind
"Will you be my bridesmaid?" Now that you've said "Yes!", a whole world of joys--and jobs--awaits. The Knot, the #1 source for wedding information, has created this book to help you become a brilliant bridesmaid—which also means a brilliant therapist, communications coordinator, stylist, and bodyguard to the bride. You'll get the real deal on: The duties: What you need to do in the months leading up to the big celebration, and on the big day The parties: How to throw a fab bachelorette and a shower the bride will always remember The dress: How to magically ensure you'll love it as much as the bride does The other gals: How to deal with the best and worst from your fellow maids Sprinkled throughout are tons of bonus pointers on how not to break the bank and the lowdown from real-life bridesmaids before you, and their hilarious or horrifying anecdotes of brazen brides and bridesmaids behaving badly. The book that every bride secretly wishes her bridesmaids would read, The Knot Bridesmaid Handbook is the indispensable companion for anyone who wants to be the perfect attendant—and have fun doing it!
The Knot Guide to Destination Weddings
The biggest trend to hit weddings in the past decade is the destination wedding. Whether on a Caribbean beach or in the Italian countryside, more and more couples throw their weddings far from home. The idea is an exciting one, but planning long distance can be complicated . . . . In The Knot Guide to Destination Weddings, Carley Roney and JoAnn Gregoli break down the unique process of planning from afar—from deciding on your destination to whether or not you should fly in your officiant—and all the legal and practical considerations in between. Armed with a variety of experts on the subject, tips, and lessons from couples who have been through the experience, this book is jam-packed with checklists and practical, insightful advice from wedding people in-the-know. With so many intricacies to take care of, couples “wedding away” need a clear game plan. The Knot Guide to Destination Weddings ensures no detail, big or small, will fall through the cracks. The authors tackle: •picking out and booking the perfect location •listings of the top wedding spots worldwide •establishing the wedding budgets •hiring planners and/or vendors from a distance •the etiquette of destination weddings •countless ways to make your wedding unique •legal marriage requirements for foreign locales •planning a full weekend of events, including the reception, rehearsal dinner, and guest activities •using the Internet to coordinate the event