Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Pets and weddings

I have two furry children that I adore and take every where. With that in mind, I decided to look up pictures of animals who shared the big day with their human parents. Here is my favorite picture!

Aren't they adorable! Here are a few things to keep in mind if you will be having a furry baby at your wedding:
1. Make sure your wedding venue allows animals.
2. Consider your pet's personality. (Although I would love to have my little guys at my big day, all they would do is beg for food and eventually become a hassle to me and my guests. In my case, it's just not a very good idea.)
3. Are they good with children?
4. Some people might be allergic to your furry baby. 
5. Consider having one of your guests as the designated pet sitter (this person is also responsible for food and water duty).

Make sure to take lots and lots of cute pictures!


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Backup plan for outdoor weddings

It's officially fall and the weather is great for outdoor weddings. Unfortunately, we've had a very wet October here in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The crazy weather has definitely caused some very unhappy Brides and Grooms. Avoid this issue and have a backup plan for your wedding! Here are are some things to keep in mind:

1. Pick a venue with indoor options so you can move the party inside.
2. Assign people who are able to move seating and decor inside quickly and efficiently.  
3. Make sure all vendors have a backup plan.
4. If using a DJ for outdoor sound, make sure they are able to move their equipment easily.
5. Rent tents to keep everyone nice and dry.
6. Guests dressed up and brought their A game to your wedding, so make sure they are kept looking fabulous. Provide umbrellas, dry seats, towels, and such, to keep everyone cozy and happy.
7. Think about hiring a Wedding Planner (or if you book a package with Edge Sight and Sound DJs you'll automatically have one of our amazing Entertainment Directors) who can create a plan B and execute it for you, headache free.
8. Embrace the rain. Surprisingly, the rain makes for really cute wedding pictures. Check out Pinterest for some ideas. 
9. Protect your dress, makeup, and hair girl. You wanna look awesome in all your wedding pics.
10. Most importantly, keep positive! Everything will work out just perfectly ;)


Wednesday, October 1, 2014

How to get your guests on the dance floor

The hardest job for a Tulsa DJ is getting people out on the dance floor. After many years and many weddings later, we're pros at how to get guests dancing. Here are a few tips:

1. Lead the way
Your guests will be doing what you are doing, so lead the way and hit the dance floor. Your wedding is all about having fun, so just let loose. No one is judging you, just bust out those sweet moves!
2. Go with the flow
If your guests are loving Beyonce's upbeat music, don't kill the mood with a slow song by John Legend. John Legend is great, but lets ride the upbeat music wave with all of our surfboards (did you like that Beyonce reference? :) ).
3. Communicate with your DJ
If the request from aunt Rhonda isn't a hit, just ask your DJ to transition to a different song. Don't be scared to keep your DJ informed of what you like and don't like.
4. Have a wide range of music
Try picking different songs to please different crowds. Start the wedding with slower songs (something Grandma would enjoy) and head towards party mode. You always want to end weddings with a bang.