January 3rd

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Tip of the Day: Embrace the non-traditional! If ballrooms aren't your speed, consider offbeat venues such as a museum, planetarium, or gallery. "The venue will act as a beautiful backdrop and the bride and groom can save on flowers and décor, while still still having a unique event space," says Yasmin Albina, an events manager from 21 Museum Hotels Cincinnati.

Plus, check out How to Find Your Dream Venue.