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| bridal | How to handle rain on your wedding day Metro Creative B rides and grooms fear the prospects of rainy wedding days. But even couples who have contended with everything from a few drops to an all-out deluge on their wedding days look back fondly on the ceremonies and receptions. In fact, how couples handle any precipitation can affect how happy the festivities may be. • Have a rainy day game plan. Rain affects out- door weddings more than any other type of cere- mony or reception. If the goal is to exchange vows outdoors, work with the venue to make this possi- ble with a tent or gazebo. However, if the weather is especially foul and windy, move it indoors. • Invest in golf umbrellas. Couples who live in brellas, which tend to be larger than the average umbrella, and keep them stationed in decorated stands to ease transitions between wedding sites and keep everyone as dry as possible. • Wear waterproof cosmetics. Women in the bridal party, including the bride, can ask their makeup artists to use durable, waterproof products. This can help salvage beautifully composed looks should some drops begin to fall. • Know vendors’ rain policies. Some live musicians will not play in damp weather. Florists may need to make accommodations for arrangements blowing in the wind. Couples need to understand what they’re responsible for and what may be covered if a weather event occurs. Wedding insurance may help cover the costs of nonrefundable cancellations. notoriously damp climates can purchase golf um- Introducing... The Barn at RoseMott Perfect place for your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, or reception. Also offering 3 separate Venues: RoseMott Vineyards, DeMott Lakeside and Vintage Oak. Gin Creek Plantation 251 DeMott Road Hartsfield, GA • 229-941-2989 www.gincreek.com 42 February - March 2019 Thomasville Scene 210829-1