A Golden Treasure Found Online – PrimeStyle.com

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...]

Metallic Wedding Palette

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...]

DIY Projects for Fall Weddings

Crafty brides and brides on budgets will love these lovely yet surprisingly simple ways to dress up your wedding. Follow the instructions or just use the ideas as a springboard for your own creativity. Sometimes it's the small things that make a big impact! * * * All photos and ideas from Martha Stewart Weddings. * * * Escort-Card Posies: All you need are fabric flowers, map pins, and glue to bring your seating assignments into bloom. Would look great with little … [Read more...]

Calming Wedding Morning Breakfast

You already know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day -- but did you know that eating certain foods can actually help you relax? Unless you are just too jittery to eat, or have the Jewish custom to fast on your wedding day, you can treat yourself and your bridesmaids to a simple brunch that will keep everyone calm, cool, and well-fed. * * * * With this in mind, a perfect wedding day breakfast would include some of the following good-for-you foods: Blueberries … [Read more...]

2011 Bridal Trend: Braided Hairstyles

There's something about braided hair that is unabashedly feminine.  And they're versatile-- you can wear them long and loose in a bohemian style, or sleek and sculpted for a more sophisticated look. Plus, all you need are your fingers-- no heat or special tools-- to achieve the perfect look. Besides, braids are one of today's hottest bridal trends, so you'll be chic, stylish and beautiful on your big day! feature image: The Knot Ballerina Twist: The ballerina twist up-do is a soft and … [Read more...]

Brides of a Feather: 2012 Wedding Gowns with Plumage

For the bride who wants something exotic, a gown embellished with feathers is the way to go.  Long or short, slinky or princess-y, adding plumes to your dress is a sure way to turn heads! We love it! Take a look at these gorgeous gowns and let us know what you think of the feather trend! * * * Below: This gown mixes soft tulle with a vibrant skirt of ostrich feathers, silk flowers, and crystals. (Ines di Santo via Martha Stewart Weddings) Below: The skirt of this ball gown is … [Read more...]

Mother-in-laws: Keeping the Peace

By now you've probably heard about (or even read) the shocking email Heidi Withers received from her mother-in-law-to-be, harping over her lack of taste, manners, and humor.  When Miss Withers had finished reading it she immediately did what many of us would have done: forwarded it to some of her close friends and family to share in the outrage. How dare she, indeed?! feature image credit Unfortunately, instead of keeping it private, one zealous friend spread it all over the internet where … [Read more...]

Wedding Cake Toppers with Personality!

Nothing draws attention to your wedding cake like an awesome cake topper, and it's a great way to make a statement about yourselves. Take a look at these adorable, amusing, and audacious cake toppers, you'll never think about wedding cakes the same way again! Kitty Cake Topper by Helyn If you have seen any great toppers, we'd love to hear about them! Please let us know in the comment section below. * I love the vintage vibe of this one, including the sweet verse printed on the … [Read more...]

Father of the Bride Blues

Luckily for me, my dad is totally in touch with his feelings. But according to Meg Meeker, MD, author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, some dads start feeling rather blue as soon as their little girl finds "another man" to spend the rest of her life with. As your wedding looms closer, dad my start to exhibit strange behavior, whether he's more distant, short-tempered, distracted, or anxious. This is because thoughts of your marriage may trigger separation anxiety, qualms about entrusting … [Read more...]

Eat your Way to Gorgeous, Healthy Skin, Hair, Nails!

Getting gorgeous for your wedding means more than just what makeup you wear or how you do your  hair. The foundation of  beauty is good health, and that requires as much attention to what you put IN your body, as what you put ON it! Here are some important nutritional guidelines from Martha Stewart Wedding on how to achieve that inner glow, signalling true beauty! Antioxidants Glowing Skin! Antioxidants keep your skin healthy by blocking out cell-damaging free radicals from pollution and UV … [Read more...]