Weddings Valentine Style: Rich Inspiration for Every Woman's Dream Day
Diann Valentine & Tonya Bolden
Atria, 2006 (2006)
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Reviewed by Lyn Seippel
hen she was eighteen, Diann Valentine was asked by a cousin to help plan her wedding. She knew then that she had discovered more than just a job. She had found a career. The following year, after receiving a wedding consultant certificate, she launched
ull of striking photos and practical advice,
Weddings by Valentine
offers more than just one way to put together a wedding. Diann Valentine insists, '
It's all about making choices that speak to your own beat.
' Valentine offers realistic, inventive and magical advice for every facet of a wedding. She begins with finding a wedding dress which is designed specifically for the bride. White is not the only option. One wedding gown photo shows a dress constructed all from flowers. Valentine's advice is '
' Her elements of a memorable wedding include the wedding gown, make-up, invitations, the venue for wedding and the reception, music, food, the wedding cake, a
for the attendants, and important, but often forgotten, finishing touches.
ian Valentine gives a cheerful explanation of how she prepares the perfect wedding for clients from all walks of life. The inclusion of her own life experiences gives her book a warm intimacy not found in the usual
books on wedding planning. This is a
book for anyone planning a wedding.
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