Browsing Month December, 2011

An Observer’s Comparison: Nigerian Weddings Vs. British Weddings

By at December 18, 2011 | 7:58 pm | 2 Comments

-- By Hausa Nigerian. Edited and revised for Captivated by the elegance and efficiency of one of the most viewed ceremony this year: the royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton, it doesn't take much to get the mind wondering about what such a wedding would have been like if the couples were Nigerians. Below are some

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Lulu A. Photoarts

By at December 17, 2011 | 11:32 am | 0 Comment

Photography allows me to connect to people and my priority is to capture precious moments for clients in a fun, creative and relaxed way. I have been privileged to have some of my work featured in magazines and websites such as Essence Magazine, Jealous Magazine, and a few

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Wedding Planning Tips

By at December 13, 2011 | 1:23 am | 0 Comment

By Chidinma Nkwonta Whoop! Whoop!! Whoop!!! He has finally proposed!!! Congratulations girl! Right about now, you are sure to experience all sorts of emotions like excitement and anxiety. Not to worry, it is all normal. What matters most is how you look on your Day and how the wedding turns out. Planning your wedding can be exciting, yet seemingly difficult to

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Some Wedding Traditions You Can Skip

By at December 9, 2011 | 8:04 am | 0 Comment

By Sarah Abokoku As Nigerians, we partake in numerous wedding traditions that have either been influenced by western culture or better still, passed down from generation to generation in our own culture. I mean think about it, a wedding probably won't be a wedding without the bride walking down the aisle to meet her groom who's waiting for her at the pulpit. Please

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Proposing to your SO at Someone Else’s Wedding Reception

By at December 7, 2011 | 3:01 pm | 6 Comments

Remember our "Planning the perfect proposal" post? If not, you can find it here: Well, one thing I omitted in that post was proposal don’ts. I say so because of an incident a friend of mine witnessed that we discussed over the weekend. Surprisingly, I have some friends who

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Wedding Table Decoration: Ideas and Tips

By at December 7, 2011 | 1:53 pm | 5 Comments

By Vanessa Oluwole, Certified Events Organiser LvLv Events Ltd Your wedding day is a very special day in your life. As a little girl, you have always dreamt about this and as the preparations begin, you want everything to be perfect. Then you realize that perfection is an unattainable goal so you start to plan a more realistic affair and it actually begins to get

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What are Your Biggest Wedding Day Fears?

By at December 4, 2011 | 3:18 pm | 1 Comments

We all have fears and we know what they are. Like any bride or groom, such fears which sometimes manifest in form of negative thoughts that flash every once in a while before you in the day or at night. I have mine as well, and I'll share them with you in the hopes that you'll do the same with us! I have a fear of someone objecting to the union of me and my fiance

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Who is Responsible for the Expenses: the Bridesmaids or the Bride?

By at December 4, 2011 | 12:43 am | 0 Comment

So your friend selected you to partake in her special day by being more than an attendee: a bridesmaid. If you've ever been in a bridal party before, you know how fast the expenses could stack up. You can potentially go from a 100 bucks to a few hundreds or thousands in no time; from your bridesmaid outfit to aso-ebi, accommodation, beauty and other expenses. If you have

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