b'How to weatherproofoutdoor weddingsRemembering to grab your own umbrella is one thing, but its a much bigger task to worry about keeping yourself and your guests dry and entertained at an outdoor wedding. Its im-possible to know exactly what kind of weather your wedding day will bring. But with some planning, you can prevent bad weather from ruining your big day.In case of heatDesignate someone to smooth Y oull need to weatherproofdown your dress and veil.Youyour make-up for a summercan even sew small weights celebrationno bride enjoysinto the hem of your veil or having foundation runningdress to keep things steady.down her face. Talk to yourAnchor floral arrangements stylist to come up with a lookwith landscaping stakes to that works. keep them from toppling over. Use fan-style programs.In case of cold Theyre creative and func-Have a jacket on hand. Youtional. may not want to wear it CHARLETON CHURCHILL PHOTOGRAPHY Hand out mini battery-op- during your ceremony or erated fans as favors. Guestspictures, but it will come in will definitely appreciate thehandy the rest of the time. If gesture on a muggy day! you customize a leather or jean jacket with the words Serve beverages beforeBride or Wifey on the Ohio and after the cere- back, it could make for a cute weather ranges mony. Most guestsphoto-op!from 65 Fwont have timeRent propane patio heaters toto stop and get akeep your guests warm.to 80F drink somewhere,Keep warm beverages onJune through but they might September love to grab a lem- stand-bythink coffee, tea, onade on the way cocoa, and hot apple cider.to their seats. Provide a basket of blankets Strategically place a fewfor guests to share.electric fans to blow over theIn case of rainALEXANDRA LEE PHOTOGRAPHY crowd.Wear waterproof makeup.Consider getting air condi- Choose shoes that wont sink tioning for an outdoor tent,into the ground or stick rub-especially if your guests willber/plastic protectors on your be dancing there. heels.If your reception takes place Encourage guests to bringduring evening hours, the heatumbrellas on your wedding and lights in the tent couldwebsite, just in case.become a magnet for mos-Buy inexpensive umbrellas quitoes and other annoyingin your wedding colors for insects. Tent walls, citronellaguests who forget to bring candles, and bug spray cantheir own.combat this. Ask the coordinator at yourIn case of wind ceremony/reception venueHave hair spray and bobbyif they have an indoorpins on hand for your hair. back-up plan. LAURA KELLY PHOTOGRAPHYGREY GARDEN CREATIVE50TODAYS BRIDE|12+ MONTHS UNTIL I DO|VENUES'