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16 Unique Save-the-Date Cards that are Super Creative!

You’ve said yes, you’ve got the ring, and you couldn’t be happier!  Then it dawns on you: you’ve got to get this wedding show on the road. The first order of business after setting a date and deciding on your guest list is choosing…
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9 Fun Boarding Pass Wedding Invitations

Destination weddings are so much fun! They’re a great excuse for your friends and family to get away from it all and celebrate your big day someplace exciting. And what better way to let them know they’ll be packing their bags for your…
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20 Alluring Asscher Cut Engagement Rings (Feminine & Meticulous!)

​In this article we discuss why you might want to pop the question with an Asscher cut engagement ring. For that matter, if you've never heard of 'Asscher cut,' what is it? Plus, we highlight 20 beauties found while browsing our favorite…
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16 Dreamy Boho Dress Ideas for Your Wedding!

Boho wedding dresses are a trend we've seen flourishing in recent years. Luckily for brides-to-be with a passion for the unconventional, bohemian wedding dresses are here to stay. Boho is short for bohemian. As a style it is most associated…
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5 Winter Worthy Wedding Dresses for 2022

There’s something magical about a winter wedding -- guests bundled in glamorous coats, berry-rich makeup shades, and a sense of cosy romance. The coldest season brings with it a list of bridal dress requirements concerning fabrics, length,…
27 Best Bridesmaid Gift Ideas for 2019 (Under $65)

48 Best Bridesmaid Gift Ideas Under $65

I know you want to buy a thoughtful gift for your bride tribe, so I'm here to help! One trend I've noticed while publishing many real weddings over the years is that gift (and favor) items come engraved with the bride and groom's wedding date…
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10 Celtic Engagement Rings Inspired by Irish Tradition

Jewelry holds an important place in many men and women's everyday lives. In particular, the ring has had a deep significance for thousands of years across most cultures. It is worn to celebrate a special occasion, to show your commitment to…
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Manolo Blahnik Wedding Shoes: Stylin on Your Big Day!

​Fans of Sex in the City are captivated by a certain scene: the way that Mr. Big re-proposed with those stunning blue satin and brooch encrusted Hangisi Manolo Blahnik heels! The idea of buying a pair of Manolo Blahnik wedding shoes and…
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23 Unique Leather Anniversary Gifts for Your 3rd Year

Three years have ​flown by and it ​likely feels like a lifetime. The honeymoon period ​may lose its luster by year three, but who says the good ​times have to go away for good? A 3rd anniversary can be an excellent opportunity to…
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10 Watercolor Wedding Invitations that Wow + DIY Option

A watercolor wedding invitation can be just what you need to distinguish your wedding as an original expression of artistic intent. Personalized weddings hold great appeal for both the engaged couple as much as the guests who will attend. Novelty…
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5 Mason Jar & Firefly Wedding Invitation Ideas

Is the mason jar wedding theme alive and well? It seems like this simple jar invention by John Landis Mason in 1858, was posted across weddings everywhere only a few years ago. So much so, that there seems to have been a bit of a backlash…
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5 Great Gatsby Wedding Invitations: Refined Yet Raucous

Today's Top 5 Invite Post builds on the Art Deco invite style from a few days ago to give you a few amazing examples of an intimate and intertwined cousin of the Deco style: Great Gatsby. Given that F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gatsby…
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Best Honeymoon Luggage Sets: Packing Made Easy!

In this article we review our top five luggage set recommendations for honeymoon travel. First though, we'll examine all things luggage and provide tips about sizes, wheels, and suitcase types to help you make a decision. Also, check…
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10 Best Bridal Combs to Wear for a Unique Look

When it comes to big events and hairstyles, I've always gotten lost in magazines and online image searches. Call me picky, but I yearn for something that screams classic, yet completely unique. I revel in finding a look that no one else has…
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21 Gorgeous Gold Foil Printed Wedding Invitations

Question: What happens when you apply gold foil onto a wedding invitation? Answer: You get optimum lux that takes a ho-hum invite from everyday mail to something that makes one think of gold, wealth, and royalty! Combine gold leaf…
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10 Chandelier Earrings to Raise your Wedding Wow Factor

With so many decisions around your wedding, it can be a sudden flood of choices from start to finish! Jewelry is another one of those choices that you want to get right, particularly earrings that are close to your face and featured in all…
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16 Stunning Bridal Headpiece Alternatives To A Veil

I've always been drawn to period movies, especially ones that take place in The Renaissance. Whats more, there is something unique about bridal headpieces (hair chains, hair vines and hair halos) that makes them emit a romantic, medieval feeling.…
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13 Wedding Ring Box Ideas for a Luxury Style

We chose not to have a ring bearer for our wedding ceremony, mainly because we didn't know any younger boys to give the position to at the time. Besides, do you really want to tie two expensive investment pieces to a pillow and entrust a rambunctious…
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15 Amazing Ways to Turn Wedding Vows into Art

Our topic for today: Vow art that wows. Immortalize your love by creating a vow art piece you'll cherish forever! Without a doubt, your wedding day is one of the most unforgettable days of your life.  Making a special promise to someone…
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14 Ways to Dress Up A Simple Pair of Shoes

Are shoes the next thing to tackle on the wedding planning checklist? We've found 14 ways to dress up a simple pair of shoes that will give your heels a little something special -- taking them from basic to absolutely wedding-worthy!
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14 Personalized Wedding Cake Toppers (Fun & Unique)

One of my addictions is perusing Etsy's seemingly endless list of talented wedding artists. Today's article about personalized wedding cake toppers is no different, and has to be one of my favorite types of posts to write. For…
13 Cake Stands to Fit Any Wedding Style

14 Cake Stands Perfect for Any Wedding Style

When it comes to the list of things to buy for your wedding day, there can be a few items that can easily be overlooked until the last minute. One of those items is the cake stand. Your cake designer might offer a cake stand rental for the…
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11 Bridal Garment Bags to Buy for your Wedding Day

In this article we take a look at how to pick the right wedding garment bag to hold your dress. Okay, so obviously I don't recommend buying all 11 wedding garment bags listed below. Unless by chance you have a severe fetish for wedding bags. After…
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13 Unique Destination Wedding Save-the-Date Cards

In this article we look at top picks for unique destination wedding save-the-date cards that we found, perfect for any destination wedding! Is a destination wedding what you have always dreamed about? Invite some close friends and family,…
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8 Ways Winter Brides Can Dress Stylishly Warm

Now that winter is just around the corner, brides will begin to think about purchasing some sort of fitting cover up in order to stay stylishly warm -- even for an indoor wedding reception. Most (if not all) brides spend countless hours…
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The Ultimate List of Things to Buy For Your Wedding

When planning your own wedding it is important to keep track of the many little bits and pieces. Even the best wedding planners can overlook a few items until the last moment, when it may be too late. With that in mind, here is my guide…
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19 Unique Love Bird Wedding Cake Toppers

Couples who are in love are often called "love birds".  In fact, a lovebird is a small parrot that gets its name from the affection they show their partner, often remaining by their side for long periods of time. Today I wanted…
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56 Day-of Wedding Morning Gifts for the Bride

Every bride deserves a few extra lovely gifts to make her feel special! In no particular order (cause I love them all), below are my 56 must-have wedding morning gifts for the bride. I love seeing pictures of wedding parties that…
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15 Must Read Tips For Your Wedding Day

Brides across America this summer are experiencing the joy of their wedding day - as I did almost one year ago. I want to share my experience through 15 must read tips for your wedding day! After many months of wedding planing, the big day…
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14 Cute Summer Wedding Favor Ideas

Planning on hosting a summer wedding? You're gonna need some great favors then! Summer is all about the great outdoors, snacking, drinking, and being with the people you love. For your wedding day, why not give a little gift to each of your…
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Don’t Sweat the Last Minute Wedding Small Stuff …

Dear Brides, Let's talk last minute finishing touches. For those whose wedding is fast approaching this spring/summer season, I am sure you are super organized and have every last cupcake accounted for. Then, out of the blue your wedding…
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Nude Ankle Strap Pumps for Wedding & Nighttime Wear

I was so inspired by this beautiful pair of nude pumps featured in last weeks Park City Mountain Resort Wedding, that I was determined to find similar styles. I think these nude pumps would be perfect for an elegant summer wedding.…
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Unique Boutonniere Ideas for Your Wedding

Are you planning to make unique boutonnieres for your groom, groomsmen, and family members? (Scroll down for 15 unique boutonniere ideas) Why Put Effort into Creating a Unique Boutonniere? A boutonniere is one of the few items that…
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The Ultimate List of Popular Designer Bridal Shoes 2022

When it comes to designer bridal shoes for your wedding there are a handful of specific designers that we see brides wear over and over again. And clearly designers have kept winning designs around for many seasons with only minor tweaks –…
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13 Exquisite Halo Engagement Ring Settings

A classic halo ring setting is a ring that usually features a larger diamond or gemstone center encircled by a collection of round pave or micro pave (smaller) diamonds.  If you want more bang for your buck, I believe a halo ring setting…
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Must-Have Shoes, Boots, and Pumps for Fall 2021

Everything in the shoe department we see this fall season is stylish and comfy.  Here are some of Fall 2020's must have shoes, boots and pumps to checkout for when you want to walk through the fallen autumn leaves! Chelsea Boot Either…
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Rules for Nude Shoes and Brides on a Budget

Do you want to buy a new pair of shoes for your big day?  Consider wearing the ever-so-stylish and versatile nude shoe.  They look fab on everyone and make your legs look lean and long. You can wear them for any…
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A Collection of 31 Wedding Bow Tie Ideas

A butterflies and bowties styled shoot got me thinking about the different neckwear options grooms have besides solid color neckties. Let’s face it, skinny ties have definitely taken a back seat for groom-wear. How about a neck warmer? Not…
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Depart Your Wedding in Style

Nowhere in the bridal planning rule book does it say that you have to take a limo to or from your wedding. In fact, throw the traditional rule book out!  Heck, even Cinderella went to the ball in a blue magical coach. Okay it was really…
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13 Creative Activity Ideas to Entertain Wedding Guests

Making the guest list to a wedding is a great honor. Although the day should be about the bride and groom, it is important to recognize guests and make the day just as unique and fun for them. Over the past few years of running Love and…
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6 Tips for How to Choose Your Wedding Colors

Today Maryam is back to help in choosing your perfect wedding color scheme! Many people don’t realize that selecting the color scheme for your wedding is an incredibly important decision that should be made as early on in the planning…
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10 Free Fonts for your Wedding Invites & Stationery

I've been getting a lot of emails regarding the free downloads and fonts to use for a wedding. So I thought this would be a perfect time to give you all a list of my favorite free script fonts! Use them for your wedding invitations, RSVP,…
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Pie Inspiration

Now that fall is in full swing I thought I would do an inspiration post on my favorite thing about fall...PIES. Don't get me wrong I love the crisp air, the changing of the leaves, but my favorite thing is to sit in front of the fire with apple…
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Flower Crowns

I am on a hair kick this week. I had so much fun putting together this post on wedding hair braids that I had to do another post on hair-ish things. Flower crowns have been popping up all over the wedding world lately---and I am so happy about…
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Wedding Hairstyles with Braids

I love braids. I usually wear a braid in my hair at least twice a week. They can add a lot to a simple hairstyle, fancy up an updo, and pretty much make the world a better place (or at least a cuter place). I am not biased towards one type…
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14 Word Cake Topper Ideas for your Wedding Cake

In this article we round up some of our favorite word cake toppers for your wedding cake. They come in a variety of different materials including: wire, clay, paper, or cardboard. You can even get personalized word cake toppers that include…
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Because Your Big Day Deserves a Unique Wedding Dress

What's the best way to make your own personal style shine on your wedding day? With a dress that is uniquely yours, of course! You deserve the perfect dress for your big day. But with so many wedding dresses to choose from, it can be difficult…
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Rainbow Wedding Cakes for Your Reception

In this article, I want to give you some fabulous examples of colorful rainbow wedding cakes that will really wow at your reception! White Wedding Cake Origin Many couples planning a wedding still hold onto familiar traditions without…
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Favorite Summer Bouquets For Your Wedding

We are so inspired by the very beautiful weather we are having, so we have decided to put together some of our favorite summer bouquets for you all! Sources top to bottom:  Ruffled, Unknown, unknown, Wedding Chicks, Green Wedding…
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Ideas for the Bride & Bridesmaids in Tights

Today we wanted to talk about one of our favorite accessories...tights! Tights are so fun, and an awesome way to add some pizzazz to your bridesmaids' outfits, especially in the cooler months. We are especially loving textured, patterned, and…
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Denim Wedding Inspiration

Weddings and denim are two words you may have thought you'd never see together...but think again! This All-American fabric is surprisingly chic and super cute if used the right way. Don't believe us? Scroll down and see some of our favorite…
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Brides in Oxfords

Last week, we featured a sweet wedding in which the bride wore an adorable pair of oxfords, and ever since then we've been obsessing over brides in oxfords. So super cute, and a more practical option for an outdoor wedding (and for dancing…
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Unique Wedding Venues from Around the World

If typical wedding venues don't get you giddy, we may just have an idea for you! We've gathered up some of our favorite wedding sites that are truly avant-garde. Channel your inner Dr. Seuss and the question is, would you, could you... Under…
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Inspired by Book Pages

We love seeing books used in weddings, whether they're stacked underneath centerpieces or used as a photo prop. One of our favorite ways to use old books is to let the pages take center stage. Old pages are so pretty, versatile--and cheap!…
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Neutrals: Wedding Color Trend from Dog n’ Bird

Bird of Dog n' Bird has put together a real treat for us today! Dog n' Bird is one of our favorite blogs--with perfect little snippets of fresh and unique inspiration, it never fails to put a smile on our faces. Today's guest post is no exception! Hello,…
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Doily Wedding Inspiration Ideas

If you thought doilies were just for your grandma, think again! Doilies are being incorporated into weddings in so many fresh and inspirational ways. Let's take a look at a few below. 1. The Doily Wedding Dress Who would have thought…
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Wedding Cake Inspiration from Bride’s Attire

Need some wedding cake inspiration? We love when an element of the bride's attire becomes the basis of an entire wedding cake design. Whether it's a necklace, the material of the dress, or a detail like covered buttons, a sash, or a brooch,…
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25 Non-Traditional Unique Engagement Rings for Women

Are you the type who hasn’t fallen for the 1930’s wedding ring marketing ploy proclaiming: Diamonds are forever and everyone needs a solitaire? Or, are you looking for something outside of the box, no pun intended? This curated post…
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7 Amazing Wedding Cupcake Ideas

These 7 amazing wedding cupcake ideas go beyond the average small round cake with icing! Cupcakes have become increasingly popular as a dessert option at weddings, and there are so many beautiful and fun options. Whether for a wedding…
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Wedding Wedges for a Bride

We received an email last week from a bride who was looking for cute, feminine wedges for her outdoor wedding and we immediately started looking. We quickly found that there are tons of casual wedges out there, but very few that are elegant…
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Splurge vs. Steal: Wedding Shoes

We love shoes as much as the next girl, but not everyone has the budget to drop several hundred dollars on their shoes. Soo, we've put together a list of some amazing wedding shoes and their more affordable counterparts. Enjoy! The Splurge:…