Weddings have a lingo all their own. Learn to speak the language before you plan your big day.
By Karin BeuerleinMore in Decorating
If you’re working with wedding professionals — caterers, planners, florists — you’re probably going to hear them toss off some casual terminology that leaves you scratching your head. “I always get questions from my brides about the terms I’m using,” says Annie Lee, founder of the wedding-planning firm Daughter of Design. “And sometimes the photographer and the caterer don’t even understand each other — each wedding specialty has its own dialect.”
So Lee created Learn to Speak Wedding: Flashcards for Beginners, a set of 50 cards outlining terms of the trade so all brides (and grooms) can be in the know. These cards make a great novelty gift for the bride, or you can turn them into a fun wedding shower quiz to see who really knows their stuff. Test your wedding IQ with this glossary from Lee: