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Like many girls, I had all sorts of ideas and plans about my wedding long before I even met my Mr. Perfect.  Since I wasn't much of a ring girl, I couldn't imagine myself wearing an engagement ring - my thought was to get another piercing in my ear when the time came, and get an engagement earring instead.  Well, as it happened, when the time came, I was up and ready for a proper engagement ring, a classic one, right on my finger.  But now I had to catch up for lost time, for all those years I … [Read more...]

Wedding Favor Blowout!

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Just a heads-up for those brides looking for favors and gifts: NOW is the time to buy them! American Bridal is having an end-of-the-Year blowout sale and today is the last day to buy! Up to 80% off really great wedding favors, accessories, and gift ideas!     … [Read more...]

Metallic Wedding Palette

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For autumn, there's something special about sparkling metallics blended with deep colors, warm fabrics, and firelight! Incorporate these rich tones into your bridal wear (shoes, sash, dress, jewelry) or your bridal decor (centerpieces, flowers, food, wall hangings)... Here are some of our favorite finds to brighten your wedding decor! * * * * Gold table setting ideas: Elizabeth Ann Designs Gold Torrent Drops: Anthropologie $48 Golden vessels bearing silver number … [Read more...]

Bridal Adornments: Something Different, Something Blue

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A white gown, shimmering veil, and dazzling tiara are perfect for some brides. Then there are those who want a black dresses, leather boots, and peacock feathers. Whatever your fashion style is, here are some fabulous online shops to buy bridal jewelry and accessories that will dazzle and delight every bride! * Do you have a bridal accessory website that's too great not to share? Please let us know about it in the comment section below! * Portobello Bridal Collection This website … [Read more...]

Autumn Wedding Trimmings: Sequins!

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Something about an autumn wedding makes me think about warm, vibrant colors and a little bit of sparkle. That's why I love the idea of using sequins as part of your wedding decor- they're inexpensive, easy to apply, and look charming on just about everything! sequin pump: Unbeatable Sale, hair accessory: I am Fashion, Sequin Clutch Bag: Glitzy-n-Glamorous Dresses, Shoes, & Accessories: On clothing, a little bit of sequin goes a long way! Personally, I don't think many women can pull off … [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...]

Grooming the Groom

With all the attention paid to the bride's attire, hair, makeup, and accessories, you might forget that someone else is sharing the spotlight, too. Don't let the groom look anything less than perfect himself! Here are some expert styling tips from InStyle Wedding, to help the groom look his best! Formal Shirt: A formal button-front shirt should be white or cream. No ruffles! Jacket: Single-breasted, single-button jackets are timeless for a good reason—they'll make his his waist look trim … [Read more...]

Weddings with Fans & Parasols

I loved this post on Manolo so much that I decided to carry on the theme here. An outdoor summer wedding is all about enjoying the season, and keeping cool. What better way than to outfit the bridal party and even the guests with some pretty fans or colorful parasols to keep cool! As Twistie points out, "there’s nothing wrong with not using flowers for your hand-held accessories. Many a bride and bridesmaid down the ages has carried a fan, a parasol, a prayer book, or nothing at all in her … [Read more...]

Tigerlily’s Breathtaking Bridal Jewelry & Accessories

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Looking for some totally unique, unbelievably gorgeous bridal bling... or just some wedding *inspiration*? Welcome to Tigerlily, where fairytale princess meets nature goddess, with "couture and inventive bridal jewelry and hair jewelry designs." All Tigerlilly bridal jewelry can be customized, and if you love the colored crystal trend, their Swarovski crystals are available in every shade you can imagine, plus natural gemstones and freshwater pearls. Gold is making a comeback, and nature is a … [Read more...]

Engagement Portraits with Flair!

Engagement sessions are great because you get a chance to get comfortable in front of the camera while also getting to know your photographer, says Geoff White, a San Francisco wedding photographer. It takes a lot of pressure off the wedding day, and allows your wedding photographer to hit the ground running, as you have already established that comfort level. Photo: Brian Crane Phototgraphy Planning your Engagement Session You want to show off your relationship and also your personality, … [Read more...]