Pretty, Personalized Wedding Aisle Runners

Although it may only take a few minutes to reach the alter (or chuppah, etc!), those steps down the aisle are truly a walk to remember. Add a touch of glamor to these special moments by incorporating a personalized wedding aisle runner.  They look equally elegant in creating a walk way for your outdoor wedding or as a special touch to your indoor ceremony. Here's a little interesting history about aisle runners (thanks to the Knot)!  Once upon a time, when roads were unpaved, wedding guests … [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...]

‘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...]

Back-to-School Weddings

September is here, and the start of a new school year brings with it all the hopes, dreams, and uncertainties of what this year will hold... much like a new marriage, we look forward to a fresh start that will bring with it much learning, growth, fun, love, and laughter. If you met back in elementary school, or maybe you're a teacher, a school-themed wedding is just too adorable for words!  Here's a wedding inspired by the "sweet little nostalgic details and the story behind the couple who have … [Read more...]

Black & White is always right!

No matter what the current trends dictate, black and white as a wedding color palette are always in style. Polished, sophisticated, and striking, black and white is also incredibly versatile: it lends itself to a modern, trendy theme just as easily as something more romantic or vintage. As a nod toward this season's latest wedding trend, you can add a shimmery, silvery gray to your color scheme. The simplicity of black and white is best suited to a classy, elegant affair. If you are planning … [Read more...]

Wedding Themes are Essential!

In today's wedding planning world, there are no rules. Brides and grooms are encouraged to think out of the box and follow their hearts. But, according to the experts, it makes planning a wedding so much simpler if you do pick a wedding theme. It's easier to coordinate your invitations, decorations, favors, flowers, dresses, menu and everything else when it revolves around a theme. Wedding planner and designer Terrica Skaggs, in Ten Secrets to Planning a Successful Wedding Your … [Read more...]

Astoundingly Beautiful Wedding Cakes from the Cake Girls

Sister team Mary and Brenda Maher have created some of the most amazing cakes you have ever seen. You need to take a look at these edible works of art, so head on over to CakeGirls right away to feast your eyes on their gorgeous designs! Here are some of my favorite traditional designs (although with each one more awesome than the next, it's hard to pick favorites...) Looking for something nontraditional?  CakeGirls also has "luxury cakes" for that once-in-a-lifetime event, and … [Read more...]

Wedding Theme: Asian Inspiration

Fusing Asian tradition with Western weddings is a popular, growing trend. Asia is known as a place of multiple cultures, adventure, and mystique, with a history dating back thousands of years. Tying Asian elements into your wedding will add layers of richness and significance as you connect to your heritage.  In Chinese culture, red signifies good luck and is widely used in auspicious events, and gold accents further signify prosperity. If you want to celebrate your heritage and showcase the … [Read more...]

Making Waves with Beach Wedding Favors

If you love the beach enough to have a sea-side wedding, you probably want your decor and favors to reflect that beach-y theme. You can browse online for some sweet, ocean-inspired favors that you can personalize with cutting-edge style. I like favors that are not only good-looking, but fun and useful for your guests as well. There are so many good ideas at American Bridal, I couldn't choose just a few, so here is a whole selection to choose from! We've got: Photo albums, tea lights, luggage … [Read more...]