Changing Your Name the Easy Way: Going From Miss to Mrs.
Name change after marriage is big decision. Will you take your spouse’s last name, hyphenate, take two last names without a hyphen, take your maiden name as your middle name, use your name professionally and his/hers socially or simply keep... Read More
All About Ombre: Colorful Details for Your Wedding
Before we get too far into this conversation, you should know something. It’s entirely possible that the only reason I haven’t run to the nearest hair salon and introduced my hair to some ombre is because I’m a little bit... Read More
Wedding Dress Trend: Statement Backs
Dear soon-to-be brides, we need to chat about something utterly essential to the fashions you’ll be wearing on your wedding day. Yes, your lovely white attire is on the agenda, but more specifically I’d like to mention a trend that... Read More
Creative Guestbook Ideas
Guestbooks used to be the sort of wedding tradition that, while a staple, was often thrown into a closet only to be resurrected on a 25th wedding anniversary. No more. Guestbook alternatives today are lively and personal, a reflection of... Read More
How to Find the Right Vintage Pieces for Your Wedding
If you are having a vintage or retro wedding, chances are you are wondering how to find all of those great detail pieces you see in real weddings. Here are a few helpful tips: Stick to one era. If you... Read More
How to Find the Perfect Photographer for Your Wedding
As you have probably already found out, there are a lot of wedding photographers out there. How to pick? Here is our best advice to help you find the best photographer for your event: Who’s in your local area? Before... Read More
Where Will You Show Off Your Wedding Theme?
Now that you have selected your wedding’s theme–where to display it?Â Here are some common places to show off your theme: Invitations Pick a pattern that goes with your theme in your colors. And when in doubt, go with basic... Read More
Etsy Feature: Decorate With Details from HappyLetterShop and Linxge
Want to transform your living room without breaking the bank? Incorporate new detail elements like fun pillows and hang clever prints on your walls. The pillowcases from Linxge are crazy affordable as are these prints (courtesy of... Read More
Top 5 Real Weddings of 2012
This is one of my favorite posts of the year. I love going back through all of the weddings from the previous year, checking out the trends that proved popular, drooling over all the pretty details. Here are our top... Read More
A Few Simple Ways to Save
It’s happened: the love of your life dropped to one knee (or, you know, some variation of that) and slipped a ring on your finger and all of a sudden you have a date set, a dress to find and... Read More
DIY Project: Simply Beautiful Dendrobium Orchid Bouquet by Chelsea at Frolic!
For a fresh and modern take on tropical flowers, make this lovely dendrobium orchid bouquet. The shape works great with a sheath style, plain, modern dress. Total cost: $50 You will need: 10 stems of dendrobium orchids flower clippers twine... Read More
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Wedding Planning
It’s time to talk about the good, the bad and the ugly of wedding planning. Okay, except for the fact that the third part of this isn’t really ugly. It’s more…well, let’s just call it the “what I wish I’d... Read More
In Love With Summer Weddings
Summer is over. Finally, irrevocably, completely. Which is fantastic because it just so happens that I love fall (adore fall might be more like it. The colors, the smells, the fact that it will soon be okay for me to... Read More
Newlywed Perspective: Anne’s Brother is Engaged!
A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that my younger brother got engaged (that’s him and his fiance right there in the photo!). Well, since then, I’m pretty sure that all I’ve done with my life is look at wedding... Read More
Top Wedding Trends: What to Expect in 2012
2012 will be a very interesting (and super gorgeous) year for weddings. We expect to see big glam, thoughtful themes, and lots of attention to detail. Last yearâ€™s royal wedding absolutely influenced wedding dress trends. Thanks to Kateâ€™s long lace... Read More
Bride’s Perspective: Anne’s Gratitude for Pre-Wedding Help
It will forever surprise me how much people want to help with weddings. They want to be involved. They want to make sure things are going smoothly, that you’re not losing your hair, that they didn’t pick a dress or... Read More