bride-and-groom-get-married-in-guest-circle My Top 5 Favorite Real Weddings of 2011

So, every year there are weddings that just stick with me. Memorable photos, cool locations, great details–some weddings just end up being my favorites. And this year, I thought I would share my favorites with you, so that you can... Read More

bridal-top-hat-etsy-two-back-flats Etsy Round-Up: Bridal Top Hats

Dashing, elegant, playful. We’re talking top hats here and they’re not just for the gentlemen anymore! The beauty of the modern wedding is that it’s all about the couple and their own personal style. And, since not every bride is a... Read More

apple-blackberry-color-inspiration-board Color Board: Apple & Blackberry

Photo credits: Bride in orchard setting from All the Beautiful Things. Floral arrangement from Amy Merrick. Blackberry wedding cake from Victoria’s Cake Boutique. Apple green VW Van from VW Bus Listings. Blackberries with white flower and thistles from Bits &... Read More

christmas-tree-gifts Newlywed Perspective: Christmas Reflections

Christmas this year reminded me of planning a wedding. See, my family puts a lot of time, energy and preparation into Christmas. We plan and we prep and we build on traditions that we’ve already spent years creating…and then Christmas... Read More

Color Board: Winter White

Photo Credits: Ceremony: Amy Burke Designs Flowers: Tantawan Bloom Dress: Photo Elan Cake: A Simple Cake Place cards: Bella Signature Ring Bowls: Paloma’s... Read More

Honeymoon Destination: France

From the breathtaking splendor of the French Alps to the beauty of Paris, France is an incredibly romantic country and perfect for your destination wedding or honeymoon. With so much to do and see you’ll want to return to France... Read More

broken_china_necklace_robinsnestcreations1_ Green Bride Guide Shares Wintery Inspiration

The Bride and the Dress Look for gowns made from organic fabrics. Instead of buying a white dress, you can find beautiful ivory dresses for winter that look fantastic with warm winter floral bouquets in shades of deep red and... Read More

Color Board: Royal Purples and Blues

Photo Credits: Paisley tie and purple shirt: Clayton Austin Love Stories Chocolate and cappuccino spread favor: Beautiful Day Photography Blue bridesmaid’s dresses and purple shoes: Jerry Yoon Photography Ring bearer pillow: Y & E Bridal Hanging flower decor: The City... Read More

Caribbean Wedding Themes

  Tailor your Caribbean wedding ideas to be as unique as the two of you. Whether it is a secluded luxury resort with a classic modern style, a tropical wedding with native customs, or endless entertaining nightlife, a Caribbean destination... Read More

Planning the Perfect Destination Wedding

Destination wedding planning requires releasing control of the small details. Some challenges you encounter when planning destination weddings include coordinating travel among groups and dealing with the vendors. A written time table of tasks combined with destination wedding planning allows... Read More

How to Save Money on Your Destination Wedding

Managing destination wedding costs is similar to planning a local wedding in town; it all depends on your budget. Once set, use your budget to actively minimize destination wedding costs by creative accounting. Choosing a Wedding Destination This can be... Read More

Save Money on Destination Wedding Travel

Cheap travel is the Holy Grail when it comes to planning an affordable destination wedding. Now more than ever, wedding couples need to look for inventive ways to recession-proof their destination wedding. No matter how low you can get the... Read More