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...]

Summer Wedding: Beat the Heat

The beauty of a summer wedding is that you can spend the whole glorious day outdoors, if you choose, from the photo shoot to the ceremony to the dancing. The heat, however, might pose a bit of a beauty hazard, unless you take steps to keep your bridal style cool and comfortable. * * Hair A hair style that keeps your hair off your neck and out of your face might be the best option. It's also very flattering to the face and neck. To keep hair sleek and avoid frizz, use a smoothing serum to … [Read more...]

Distinctive Boutonnieres for the Boys!

Nothing like a splash of color on the lapel to dress up on otherwise black-and-white affair! Whatever the color or style of your men's suits, a boutonniere is an eye-catching and attractive addition. Here are some ideas that are both formal and fun! Fresh flowers, ribbon, fabric, crepe paper, berries, herbs, acorns... this little ornament provides a great little outlet for your creative abilities! * All photos compliments of Martha Stewart Weddings * * Dahlia + Polka dot tie = … [Read more...]

Garden Tea Party Wedding Shower

I am totally smitten with this Mad Hatter Tea Party themed bridal shower featured on Green Wedding Shoes, with photography by Bryan Miller. The bride and her sister have always been fans of the Mad Hatter, so a Sunday brunch bridal shower in their parents back yard was the perfect setting for this whimsical tea party in the grass.  "I can't say enough how much we got at thift stores and sap meets," says the bride's sister, who planned the party. "The great thing about this theme is the more … [Read more...]

Planning Ahead: Winter Wedding Details

It's heating up outside as we get into the full swing of summer, but I'm sure that brides planning a winter wedding are finding it hard to focus on beach themes and warm weather attire. So if you've got a special day coming up in about 6 months' time, here's a sweet little blog to put you in the wintery mood. It's called, fittingly, little winter bride. It's short on text, but a picture is worth a thousand words, and each post features a photo that's sure to intrigue and inspire. Here are … [Read more...]

Dress up your Drink!

Not everyone wants to splurge on small details like these, but they are so adorable I couldn't help admiring them!  These photos and ideas are from Brides.com, so you can go over there for even more great ideas, yummy drinks, and info on where to purchase all these pretty little extras. This monogrammed plastic tumbler looks pretty spiffy, but it actually costs less than many rental glasses. You can get 100 of them for $89.95 at The American Wedding. (These are filled with tangerine juice … [Read more...]

‘Tis the Season to be Married

If you are getting married around the holiday season, you may be thinking about incorporating traditional holiday decor into your wedding theme. The colors are easy: Snowy white, deep red, forest green, and tinselly silver. But other elements of the decor can be decided based on asking yourself this question: When you think of Christmas or the holiday season, what is the first thing that comes to mind? BellaOnline suggests using your feelings and memories of this season to plan a warm and … [Read more...]

Stay Low: Wedding Centerpieces your Guests will Appreciate

There's definitely something to be said about the beauty and elegance of tall wedding table centerpieces. But in reality?  No one likes having to twist their necks around a towering bouquet in order to converse with the person sitting opposite them.  Of course, if you can get a hold of really tall, skinny vases, and arrange the fullness above eye-level, that would work. But another option is just keeping the centerpieces low, so your guests will be able to see everyone around the … [Read more...]

Affordable Ways to De-stress

We don't need to tell YOU how stressful planning a wedding can be.  If you are feeling, exhausted, overwhelmed, and stretched beyond your budget, you may be wondering how to loosen up without spending even more money.  A deep-tissue massage at the spa or dinner and a movie with your girlfriends might do the trick, but it will cost you! Here are some ideas from AllHealthcare, via Four White Mice to help you relax with an easy conscience. It's good for you and your relationships, too! feature … [Read more...]