Short Wedding Dresses for Summer 2011

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I admit:  I don't totally get the short wedding dress trend. Getting married is just about the only time you'll ever have the chance to wear a long, gorgeous, poofy dress... with a train... and a veil down to your toes... why would you want to give that up?! I do understand that not everyone agrees with me. Obviously not everyone agrees with me, because there are quite a lot of short dresses making it onto the runways today! And some, I admit, are pretty darling.  So if you're got a beach … [Read more...]

DIY Wedding Cake Designs

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Wedding cakes are pretty, but can cost a pretty penny too, so here are a few ideas on how to cut costs but not sacrifice style. Martha Stewart Weddings has some brilliant ideas on how to create your own wedding cake, or turn a less expensive store-bought cake into a masterpiece. Best of all, none of these examples requires any great artistic ability! Pipe your own Roses Just about anyone can reproduce these bright, happy rose confections! Start with a plain fondant cake from a bakery. Next, … [Read more...]

Wedding Dessert… in a Jar!

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Mini-desserts are cute, but mini desserts served in mini jars are  just too cute not to share with you! They'd look great on a dessert buffet, and even better as take-home wedding favors! If you're a do-it-yourself bride, these look deliciously easy to put together, and the best part is how simple they'd be to stack in a box and transport to your wedding venue (no worries about smashing the cake on the way!). You can buy jars such as these from Amazon (found via Our Best Bites): Slap … [Read more...]

2009 & Beyond: Wedding gown styles that are current yet classic

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After researching bridal fashions worldwide, here are the top bridal fashion trends of ‘09, as reported by Limerick Post: Floral Details One of the main trends for 2009 is floral details. Almost every designer on the catwalks featured a bridal design with flowers, in all shapes and sizes, from delicate floral embroidered lace to bold Mikado rose petal skirts. “There are few things as feminine and beautiful as a flower. It is the perfect complement to bridal fashion, and a fabulous way to … [Read more...]