An Expat’s Guide to a Japanese Wedding

If you are working in Japan and want to get along with your peers and superiors, you have to immerse yourself in their customs and traditions like Japanese Weddings. Chances are, you will get invited to an authentic Japanese wedding. The June bride is also common in this country as many Japanese weddings also happen…

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Japanese Wedding Traditions

Sake Ceremony Known as one of the oldest Japanese Wedding Traditions, san-san-kudo, or the sharing of sake, is still performed today. This custom is the heart of a Japanese wedding ceremony and takes the place of vows. The groom, then the bride, takes three sips of sake from three different sake cups. They then offer…

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How to Decorate with Paper Lanterns

With the wide diversity of home lighting styles available, it can be challenging to choose which style you like the most. With all their many colors, patterns, and sizes, paper lanterns offer a versatile choice for any room in your home or your special event. Decorating with paper lanterns adds form and function to your space.…

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Decorating with Paper Lanterns

There are few items more DIY-friendly than paper lanterns. They are beautiful and are easy to customize with different lighting. Plus, they are so much fun to decorate with! Try bunching different colors together, adding paper butterflies or flowers, or attaching a lace trim. Weddings Paper lanterns are seriously the perfect addition to just about any wedding décor.…

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Common Customs and Traditions in Japanese Weddings

Planning a unique themed wedding? How about celebrating your wonderful day themed after the Land of the Rising Sun? If you wish to go for a Japanese-style wedding, do not forget to incorporate these common Japanese wedding customary traditions. Bridal wear If you’re going for a Japanese-themed wedding, you should definitely dress the part as well. A Japanese…

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5 Cheap, Awesome Wedding Favors

To give wedding favors or not? Many brides and grooms spend a good portion of their wedding budget on fancy favors their guests don’t appreciate. Sure, customized pint glasses or custom printed candy bars seem like they are simple enough favors, but the cost adds up quickly. Think about it – even just a ten-dollar favor, times…

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