20 Secrets to a Fun Wedding Reception from The Knot

“Make the reception celebration memorable and personal, and plan a night your guests won’t forget” with these 20 Secrets to a Fun Wedding Reception from The Knot.

Hudson Valley Wedding Dance Floor at the Links at Union Vale with DJ Bri Swatek Courtesy of EID Photography

20 Secrets to a Fun Wedding Reception
https://www.theknot.com/content/secrets-to-a-fun-wedding-reception

Hudson Valley Wedding Dance Floor at the Links at Union Vale with DJ Bri Swatek Courtesy of EID Photography

#11 and #12 are “Must Plays!”

Hudson Valley Wedding DJ Bri Swatek Spinning with Style at the Links at Union Vale Courtesy of EID Photography

Congratulations,
Bri
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DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style
Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email: briswatek@gmail.com
Phone: 845.235.0080
Online: www.djbriswatek.com

Hot Wedding Trends for 2017 from The Knot

“From dangling décor to portrait booths and gifting lounges,” here are the Hot Wedding Trends for 2017 from The Knot.

Hudson Valley Wedding Ceremony at the Grandview set to music by DJ Bri Swatek courtesy of Owl's Eye Studios Photography

Hot Wedding Trends for 2017
https://www.theknot.com/content/2017-wedding-trends

Congratulations,
Bri
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DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style
Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email: briswatek@gmail.com
Phone: 845.235.0080
Online: www.djbriswatek.com

DJ Bri Swatek Wins the 2017 Best of Weddings Award from The Knot

I’m truly honored to announce that I’ve received a 2017 Best of Weddings award from The Knot, “an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot.”

Hudson Valley Wedding DJ Bri Swatek Wins The Knot Best of Weddings Award 2017

Thank you to all of the couples that took the time to write reviews of my business and, more importantly, thank you to all of the couples who invited me to be a part of their wedding celebration!

Wishing you all the best,
Bri
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DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style
Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email: briswatek@gmail.com
Phone: 845.235.0080
Online: www.djbriswatek.com

DJ Bri Swatek Wins the 2016 Best of Weddings Award from The Knot

I’m truly honored to announce that I’ve received a 2016 Best of Weddings award from The Knot, “an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot.”

Hudson Valley Wedding DJ Bri Swatek Wins The Knot Best of Weddings Award 2016

Thank you to all of the couples that took the time to write reviews of my business and, more importantly, thank you to all of the couples who invited me to be a part of their wedding celebration.

Wishing you all the best,
Bri
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DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style
Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email: briswatek@gmail.com
Phone: 845.235.0080
Online: www.djbriswatek.com

DJ Bri Swatek Wins the 2015 Best of Weddings Award from The Knot

DJ Bri Swatek Wins The Knot Best of Weddings Award 2015

I’m truly honored to announce that I’ve received a 2015 Best of Weddings award from The Knot, “an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot.”

Thank you to all of the couples that took the time to write reviews of my business and, more importantly, thank you to all of the couples who invited me to be a part of their wedding celebration. You are the best!

Thank you,
Bri
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DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style
Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email: briswatek@gmail.com
Phone: 845.235.0080
Online: www.djbriswatek.com

Finding the Right Words for Your Unique Hudson Valley Wedding

Your wedding is a celebration of who you are as a couple.  However, sometimes it’s tough to find the right words for your ceremony vows, readings, or to help round out a great toast.

Hudson Valley Wedding DJ Bri Swatek Toast Dutchess Manor Allan E Levine Photography

Hudson Valley Wedding DJ Bri Swatek Toast Dutchess Manor Allan E Levine Photography

Here are a few resources to help make your wedding speeches truly unique–feel free to share with friends and family that you’ve asked to provide a reading or give a toast as well!

Lighthearted wedding readings that’ll make you laugh AND cry from the Offbeat Bride

Wedding Poems from the Poetry Foundation

Wedding Poems from the Academy of American Poets

Wedding Poems from Hitched

Real Wedding Vows You’ll Love from The Knot

Steal these vows from the Offbeat Bride

Wedding Toast Tips: Leave Wedding Guests Speechless from The Knot

How To Give A Great Wedding Toast from Jezebel

Wedding Speeches from Hitched

Wedding Speeches from the Huffington Post Weddings

6 Rules for Giving a Wedding Toast from Martha Stewart Weddings

Congratulations,

Bri

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DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style
Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email:   briswatek@gmail.com
Phone:   845.235.0080
Online:   www.djbriswatek.com

Snowed In? Here’s a Fun Snow Day Wedding Planning Guide for Your Upcoming Hudson Valley Wedding

Snowed in today?  Today’s the perfect day to catch up on your wedding planning for your upcoming Hudson Valley wedding.

. . . and I think I know which Hudson Valley DJ has to plow the driveway out of them today too.

Whose woods these are I think I know . . . and I think I know which Hudson Valley DJ has to plow the driveway out of them today too.

In addition to the wedding planning articles located here on Your Unique Hudson Valley Wedding, I, DJ Bri Swatek from Spinning with Style invite you to read the latest ideas about how to share your unique style with your friends and family on your wedding day on these great Hudson Valley wedding blogs:

The Best Wedding Reception Ever!™

If you’re looking for a good wedding planning book to read, head over to Amazon.Com to order a copy of Peter Merry’s book, The Best Wedding Reception Ever!™  If you want to be both creative and realistic in planning your wedding, I highly recommend you read this guide to planning your entire event, from setting a date to hiring vendors, to the big day itself.  Peter Merry’s example weddings and lists of pros and cons provide brides and grooms with a number of realistic examples of how their planning might turn out given different choices you might make. His years of experience as a “Wedding Entertainment Director” allow him to address a variety of options, such as the daytime wedding vs. the evening wedding, scheduling a wedding at different times throughout the year, when and how to schedule photos, and what type of entertainment to hire.  Peter also maintains a wedding planning blog, Merry Weddings.

The Knot and Wedding Wire

You can find wedding ideas, wedding planning tools, bridal community forums, and local wedding vendors and their reviews at both The Knot and Wedding Wire.

The Knot’s Hudson Valley Forum is located at
http://forums.theknot.com/categories/local-wedding-boards_new-york-hudson-valley

and their Westchester / Hudson Valley Wedding Resources can be found at
http://wedding.theknot.com/local-wedding-vendors/hudson-valley-weddings.aspx

Wedding Wire offers planning tools to get started at
https://www.weddingwire.com/wedding-planning.html

and their resources are located at
https://www.weddingwire.com/vendor-reviews

Wedding Vendors of the Hudson Valley

Lisa Zaro’s blog for the local professional wedding vendor association offers couples “inspiration, ideas, and contact information for local vendors” and much, much more.

Borrowed & Blue — Hudson Valley

Borrowed & Blue offers “Real Wedding” stories, an inspiration and advice Wedding Blog, and a guide to Local Vendors.

Best Hudson Valley Wedding Ever

In addition to a wide variety of recommended wedding services and reviews of local wedding vendors, Stephanie and Jeff Padovani’s website Best Hudson Valley Wedding Ever also offers new articles and interviews on a regular basis about the latest wedding trends, ideas, and resources.

Hudson Valley Wedding Vendor Blogs on Your Unique Hudson Valley Wedding

If you scroll down to the “Blogroll” located further down on this page to the right, you will find a number of great Hudson Valley wedding blogs brought to you by some of the best venues, locations, photographers, videographers, florists, and other wedding vendors in this region of New York.  Get great ideas on how to make your wedding day unique from a gathering of true wedding professionals!

Finally, don’t forget to check out this blog, Your Unique Hudson Valley Wedding, on Facebook as well for additional ideas, articles, and resources for your big day:  http://www.facebook.com/youruniquehudsonvalleywedding

Let’s Keep the (Snow) Ball Rolling

Do you know of any other great Hudson Valley wedding planning blogs?  If so, please email me at briswatek@gmail.com or leave a comment below to share links to other great wedding planning resources that you’ve found helpful in creating a unique wedding day.

Enjoy planning your once-in-a-lifetime event, and Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding,

Bri

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DJ Bri Swatek, Spinning with Style
Your DJ for Your Unique Style
in the Hudson Valley of New York

Email:   briswatek@gmail.com
Phone:   845.235.0080
Online:   www.djbriswatek.com