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Spring has Sprung Ahhhh, spring, and a young woman’s fancy turns to….. weddings! What are the advantages of nuptials in the spring? The symbols of love and new life are everywhere, from the budding blossoms to baby ducklings. There is truly something wonderful about love in springtime- the air is fresh and our hearts are [...]
Sophisticated Shades Think wedding? Think white. Right? Not so, these days! While white may still be the go- to color for brides, wedding color is blooming like a spring garden, and popping up in so many exciting places! Brides have always loved “choosing their colors,” but in the past this was limited to bridesmaid’s dresses [...]
Got a case of the January blahs? What could be a better cure than planning a blissfully warm, tropical vacation wedding? With destination weddings becoming more and more common, there are plenty of ideas and resources available to help you make all the sumptuous, exotic arrangements. Here Today, Gone to Bali While many automatically think [...]
Engaged recently? Spring and Summer seem far too soon to create the wedding of your dreams? If you think winter is too chilly a time of year to celebrate your nuptials, think again. Winter Weddings offer every thing you could wish for in terms of lovely and creative options for theme, decor, and romantic detail. [...]
A Walk on the Wild Side While the cynical among us may associate weddings with excess and throw-away extravagance- a wonderful new trend in how we celebrate our nuptials could align your special day with Mother Earth. And we’re not just talking about installing recycling bins by the bar or composting the cake. Eco-chic brides [...]
Girl Meets Boy, East Meets West For better or worse, the white wedding dress popularized by Victorian- Era England spread around the world and changed wedding traditions in many countries. In many cultures, brides did not replace their culture’s wedding clothes, but simply added a second tradition. Smart brides around the world wear their [...]
While many automatically select July and August as the season to tie the knot, nothing celebrates the bounty of your love’s harvest like a September Wedding. As summer’s green turns to gold, the possibilities for reaping a beautiful wedding day are everywhere you turn- how about this simple yet yet glorious sunflower bouquet? These bold [...]
Everything old is all the rage, and a vintage wedding is not only in style, but truly romantic. Something about the treasures of yesteryear suggest a love that will endure. You can make every detail of your special day uniquely personalized by including handmade decorations that reflect the whimsy of an earlier time. I love [...]
If your home is filled with velvet upholstered furniture made out of solid hardwood, or you prefer to find your decor accents on Etsy Vintage rather than a big-box store, you may be looking for a more retro wedding gown. Here are some classic celebrity looks that may interest the more mid-century minded bride. Audrey [...]
Spring has been celebrated all over the world, in all types of religions – as far back as you can imagine. When the sun starts shining, the ground under our feet heats up, and the new tender greenery pokes through – it’s hard NOT to get all warm and fuzzy. If that’s not enough to [...]
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