Ultimate Waterproof Wedding Mascara

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Looking your best on your wedding day does NOT call for smudgy eyes, so if you're a crier (or even if you're not) smudge-proof mascara is a must.  How do you go about finding the perfect mascara for you? Leave it to the "Knotties" to test-drive and rate waterproof mascaras for you. They're sharing the wisdom on the Knot, and here are the top 5 road-tested waterproof mascaras: 1. Definicils Waterproof High Definition Mascara by Lancome ($24) 2. Lash Injection Mascara by Too Faced … [Read more...]

Wedding Desserts Beyond Your Wildest Dreams

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Wedding desserts... it's not just about cake anymore! Brides, grooms, and their caterers are stretching their imaginations to the limit when thinking up new, creative, decadent, delectable desserts for their guests. (And they've been good guests... they deserve a special treat, don't you think?!) Think of anything you'd like-- candy bars, ice cream sundaes, even rice crispy treats-- and then take it to the next level! Here are some ideas that your sweet tooth (and your inner child) are sure … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Personalize your Wedding

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The following ideas come from Colin Cowie, celebrity event  planner, author, and Brides.com wedding expert. Here are his top ten tips on personalizing your wedding! 1. Pick a picture of you and your groom, and use it on your save-the-date notice. Whether your send it by email or snail-mail, a personalized save-the-date won’t be forgotten. 2. That's my menu! Instead of a place card at each place setting, have a printed menu that’s personalized with the guest’s name on top. 3. Fun … [Read more...]

Gorgeous Wedding Flowers by Color

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If you've already picked your wedding colors, you may be wondering what type of flowers will match your theme colors. It's a good idea to do some of your own research before you visit the florist, this way you can compare prices in advance, and find out what some other options are if the flowers you like are unavailable, out of season, our beyond your budget. For a gorgeous array of photos depicting bridal bouquets in every shade of the rainbow, Martha Stewart Weddings has a gorgeous gallery! … [Read more...]

White, with a Splash of Color

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Although colored wedding gowns are one of today's popular bridal trends, there is something special about wearing an all-white wedding dress (by "white" I am of course including shades of white too, like cream and ivory).  But if you are thinking "white equals boring," think again! It can be anything but dull, especially when you throw in dashes of color in charming, sometimes unexpected places! Shoes Colored shoes peeping out from below are one of the easiest (and most fun) ways to add color … [Read more...]