Wedding Planning & Tips

30 03, 2020

5 Reasons Why Booking a Wedding Banquet Hall is Worth It To Impress Your Guests

2020-03-30T22:14:45+00:00 March 30th, 2020|

We all heard the question when we started planning our wedding, “Is a wedding banquet hall worth it?” It’s one of the first things to pop up in your mind right before you write anything down on paper. Many couples have different backgrounds and visions they want their wedding day to look like. Don’t let the pressure of debating if it’s worth it or not take up your time. 

We have the answer you’re looking for.

17 03, 2020

8 Holiday Wedding Reception Ideas That Will Amaze Your Guests

2020-03-17T22:01:23+00:00 March 17th, 2020|

A wedding reception is a time for laughter and happiness as you groove out to the wedding music. It’s also a time where you can finally wind down and relax after a long and productive day. But don’t let your reception just be a one note tune! These unique Holiday wedding reception ideas can amaze your guests and show how much thought you put into your celebration. From winter reception nights, to more lively and extravagant styles, holidays […]

11 01, 2020

7 Surefire Ways To Have An Incredible Wedding Dessert Table

2020-01-21T19:10:40+00:00 January 11th, 2020|

Wedding Dessert Table - Variety Of Fruit Tarts

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If you’re engaged and planning your wedding, you may be thinking about the sweets to serve at your reception. Whether you’ve decided to have a wedding dessert table instead of a traditional cake or you’ll be having both, it’s important to know the steps to putting together a truly fantastic wedding dessert table.

However, putting together an incredible wedding dessert table […]

15 12, 2019

Don’t Make These Common Wedding Invitation Mistakes!

2019-12-18T22:04:48+00:00 December 15th, 2019|

If you’re currently in the middle of wedding planning, you’ve probably been falling head over heels with different wedding invitation options. This is a creative area where couples can have fun and customize an invite for their dream wedding just the way they want to. However, it’s important to be aware of the common mistakes that couples make when it comes to wedding invitations. Avoid the following missteps!

Wedding Invitations

Forgetting […]

4 12, 2019

12 Wedding Traditions That Are Disappearing

2019-12-04T22:17:23+00:00 December 4th, 2019|

Weddings are synonymous with traditions. From the garter toss to cake cutting to money dances, weddings are positively brimming with fun and inspiring traditions that are believed to bring on good luck, financial blessings, and future happiness to the newlyweds. But which wedding traditions are fading away? There seem to be quite a few that are falling by the wayside, and only time will tell if they disappear completely or somehow become revived. Read below to learn about the wedding […]

19 10, 2019

10 Timeless Wedding Entrance Songs For Your Reception

2019-10-19T00:54:20+00:00 October 19th, 2019|

Bride And Groom Entering During Wedding Entrance SongsImage: Bethany Jeffery Photography

After meticulously planning every tiny detail of your wedding—everything from choosing your wedding venue to choosing your tableware, flowers, band, catering, and dress—you may very well be “all planned out”. But what about your wedding entrance song? Most couples want to make a big splash as you enter the ballroom, because it’s the […]

8 10, 2019

Best Wedding Shower Favors 2019/2020

2019-10-08T19:05:45+00:00 October 8th, 2019|

Having a wedding shower? If so, you may be wondering what would make the best wedding shower favors to give to your guests. You’ll want to make sure the favors are cute, useful, memorable, and not “same old”.

Wedding shower favors can be a bit lighter and more casual than actual wedding day favors. With these, you can have a little fun and be a bit more casual.

Let’s take a look at some of the best wedding shower favors that we’ve […]

5 08, 2019

Wedding Dress Preservation 101: How To Keep Your Gown Beautiful

2019-08-05T19:28:39+00:00 August 5th, 2019|

Wedding Dress Preservation - Wedding Dress Detail

If you’re planning to keep your wedding dress after your big day, this article will be very important for you. In order to help your dress retain its beauty and stay in the best condition possible—whether it’s for sentimental reasons or for your future daughter—you will need to take it to a professional wedding dress preservation service.

And what exactly do they do? What’s the process? Is […]

5 07, 2019

10 Must-Have Items Every Bride Should Have In Their Wedding Day Emergency Kit

2019-07-17T17:34:34+00:00 July 5th, 2019|

It’s finally the day where you walk down the aisle and say “I do”. Everything is going according to plan, when all of a sudden a seam snaps in your wedding dress, and now there’s a big bulge of material poking out at your hip. You’re 45 minutes away from saying those eternal words to your future spouse, but now you’re in a panic. Fortunately for you, your maid of honor packed a wedding day emergency kit with a needle […]

16 06, 2019

7 Magical Engagement Photo Shoot Locations In Los Angeles

2019-06-20T23:16:54+00:00 June 16th, 2019|

Getting those perfect engagement photos means finding the ideal location that captures the love between you and your partner. At Vatican, we have seen some truly magical engagement photos. Here are some of our favorite engagement photo shoot locations to inspire you and perhaps be the setting for your own!

1. Solstice Canyon

- Solstice CanyonImage: LucaRossiBlog.com

You can enjoy a scenic waterfall and over a hundred years of history […]

3 06, 2019

How To Choose Your Perfect Wedding Shoes

2019-06-19T00:25:52+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|

Wedding Shoes - Bride Walking In Nude Heels Carrying BouquetImage: hellomagazine.com

It’s true that the wedding dress tends to take all the attention, but your wedding shoes should also be special. You should love them, they should go perfectly with the dress, and who knows—they may even steal the show if they’re cute enough, right?

Wedding shoes will pull your entire bridal look together, and they […]

20 05, 2019

8 Important Questions To Ask When Hiring Your Wedding Planner

2019-06-19T00:26:16+00:00 May 20th, 2019|

Planning a wedding is a very large undertaking, and while you can definitely plan your own wedding, many couples decide to get help from a professional wedding planner.

A good wedding planner is a true gift from the heavens. He or she will help to reduce a lot of the stress that comes with organizing your big day. They are professionals who know the in’s and out’s of a wedding ceremony and reception, and can […]

5 05, 2019

What You Should Know While Choosing Your Wedding Venue

2019-06-11T23:48:38+00:00 May 5th, 2019|

Because the wedding venue you choose will determine so many other factors of your wedding planning—including guest count, tone, style, and catering options—it’s very important to select the right one to meet your goals and vision.

Everything centers around your wedding venue, and it’s crucial to consider these things when looking for the right one.

Your Vendors And Venue May Be A Mismatch

If you’ve fallen in love with a specific band for your reception, but the venue can’t accommodate their size, gear, […]

17 04, 2019

Don’t Forget To Ask Your Bridal Makeup Artist These Questions

2019-04-17T00:33:28+00:00 April 17th, 2019|

Smiling Bride With Pearl Headpiece

There are many elements to putting a bridal look together. Obviously there’s the dress, but there’s also jewelry, shoes, undergarments, the veil, hair, and, of course, makeup. Every bride wants absolutely flawless makeup on her wedding day, but very often, their makeup doesn’t turn out the way they envisioned. The problem usually comes down to selecting the wrong bridal makeup artist.

At Vatican Banquet Hall, we’ve […]

2 04, 2019

What’s Better—An Adults Only Wedding Or A Wedding With Kids?

2019-05-02T22:17:20+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|

Adults Only Wedding - Flower Girl With Funny FaceImage Source: orangegirl.com

We all have kids in our life that we adore, but just because we love them doesn’t mean they should necessarily attend our wedding ceremony. Let’s face it: kids get restless, rowdy, and loud—and after all the time, energy, money, and passion you’ve put into planning your wedding, do you really want everyone to be distracted by […]