Archives for February 2011

Wedding Traditions with a Twist

Tradition is a wonderful thing, but there's nothing wrong with having a little fun at the same time! Here are some great ideas for keeping wedding customs fresh! * * * * * * * * All photos from Martha Stewart Wedding Twist on Something Old: Here's a great idea! An heirloom brooch takes on a new life when you attach it to a wide piece of ribbon and wearing it as a cuff!  (Brooch, General Whimsy) Twist on Something New: Not everything needs to be tangible. … [Read more...]

10 Innovative Gift Ideas for your Groomsmen (Father-of-the-Bride & Gooms too!)

We all know it's hard to find cool, meaningful, useful gifts for the guys in your life. Ties and watches are always nice, but how many does a guy need, already? If you're looking for a gift for the man-who's-hard-to-please, or the guy-who's-got-everything, we have an amazing array of gift ideas from AmericanBridal for you! * * 1. Personalized MP3 Cooler Bag For the man who likes to celebrate outdoors, this brilliant bag is, quite simply, a portable party! Snacks and music go, great if … [Read more...]

See What a Groom Can Do!

Believe it or not, the groom can be helpful in the wedding planning process. But as The Groom Says, that requires the brides to be willing to let go. "There are those brides amongst us (and you know who you are) who gripe about juggling a hundred things at once but won't let their man come within three feet of their inspiration notebook for fear that they'll stain the pages with their soiled man fingers. (Yes brides, you know precisely who you are.)" OK. So what can the groom do? I know the … [Read more...]

Wedding Dress Inspiration from Past Era’s

The rage today in wedding fashion is all about asserting your own style. But in doing so, many brides are finding inspiration in the page of yesterday's fashion magazines. As you may have noticed, terms like "classic" and "vintage" are hot in everything wedding-related. So when it comes to your wedding gown, taking a look back in time is a good place to start. Are you a fun-loving flapper from the 20's or an elegant lady of the 50's? Take a look at these gowns, each one reminiscent of one of … [Read more...]