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The Big White Book of Weddings: A How-to Guide for the Savvy, Stylish Bride

3.8  ·  Rating Details ·  84 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Entertaining expert David Tutera opens his files to reveal a wealth of detailed information about creating that perfect day, featuring advice about everything from wording invitations to negotiating with caterers, planning the meal to throwing an event on a budget.

The same insight celebrity entertaining and wedding expert David Tutera gives to his A-list clientele is now a
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published January 5th 2010 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 2010)
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Renee
Oct 19, 2015 Renee rated it it was amazing
Before you get engaged you have this pinterest board and all these ideas of what a great wedding you’re going to have. You’re going to look so good in that size four designer gown. You’re going to have flowers on everything. You’re guests are going to be in awe of what an amazing wedding you threw.

Then your boyfriend gets down on one knee and gives you a ring and you’re taken from the magical world of pinterest into the real world of wedding planning where you’re so stressed you’re eating cheese
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Laura
Aug 04, 2013 Laura rated it really liked it
As a fan of David Tutera's famous show "My Fair Wedding," I had to give this book a try. I mean...a sneak peek into the methods of a wedding planning genius? Yes, please!

I was not disappointed. Each section was well-thought-out, easy to navigate, and had excellent insights. He used a variety of fun (anonymous) anecdotes from his past experiences, to draw home the right points or to illustrate his reasonings behind certain choices. There were several things that I would never have thought about t
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Stefanie
Dec 31, 2011 Stefanie rated it liked it
Useful tips and fun to read if you're a fan of David Tutera, but a lot of his suggestions and tips are not really what I would follow for my own wedding. Overall though, there is helpful and interesting info!
Deborah Morgan
Sep 06, 2010 Deborah Morgan rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nonfiction-adult
Great ideas for the bride to be, or in this case, the mother of the bride. If you are a fan of David Tutera, this book is a must read. It helps you solidify your ideas into reality.
Kristin
Jan 12, 2012 Kristin rated it it was amazing
really loved it. I think the best thing to take from this book is the fact that your wedding is about the love between the couple. the end of the book brought tears to my eyes.
Aman
Jun 16, 2012 Aman rated it it was amazing
Loved all the little ideas David gives in this book. I felt like he was there as I planned my wedding.
Ginny
Dec 19, 2011 Ginny rated it it was ok
Why do I feel like a sell-out after finishing flipping through this book?
Denise
Oct 14, 2013 Denise rated it liked it
Another good one for wedding planning--more strategic than tactical advice.
Jane
Jun 06, 2011 Jane rated it it was ok
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Wasn't bad but nothing I wanted to use for our wedding. Not for me.
Sally
Mar 30, 2011 Sally rated it really liked it
Must read for any event coordinator or wedding planner!
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