Lead Guests To Their Seats with Style with These Escort Cards

by HannahN

Escort card displays and seating charts are often overlooked opportunities that can make a big design impact at weddings. They are often the first thing that guests see when they enter the reception venue, and we all know how important first impressions are! We compiled some amazing ideas to help inspire you to create gorgeous displays to wow your guests all the way to their seats! Browse below and add these to your Escort Card Ideabooks, and check out more awesome escort card ideas...

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It’s All In the Details in This Outdoor Wedding!

by HannahN

This outdoor wedding has some lovely details that are definitely worth taking a look at! For starters, the bride and groom both have absolutely gorgeous attire, and have chosen great looks for their best friends! The bride's birdcage veil perfectly highlights her stunning makeup and hairstyle, and the classy gray menswear are super elegant. I adore that the couple distinguises their maid of honor and best man with a lighter purple dress and a different colored tie to really set them...

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Stalking The Look Books: Marisol Aparico

by Bride Chic

As far as indie designers go, the mother/daughter design duo creating  under the name Marisol Aparicio has to be hands down one of my top faves.  Specialing in artisian accessories and some of the most gorgeous dresses I've ever laid eyes on, each piece is hand-crafted and made by someone in the family. Here it is to enjoy, the 2015 pieces of the Marisol Aparicio collection! Be sure to add your favorites to your Ideabooks!  

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Get the Look At Any Budget: Patterned Bridesmaid Dresses

by HannahN

Step out of the box and send your best girls down the aisle in pretty printed frocks! Florals are gorgeous choices for romantic garden or outdoor weddings, and you can either choose the same dress of mix and math the floral colors for a true garden feel. Stripes and dots can go either modern or vintage. If you choose a heavily printed pattern, pick up the accent colors in the dresses in your ceremony and reception decor to tie everything together! Go through the gowns below to see how...

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All Things Modern and Glam in This Malibu Wedding!

by HannahN

These work-a-holics met on the job when a handsome new recruit, Fernando, joined the team and spotted the office hottie, Andrea for they very first time. It began with quick chats by the water cooler that sparked a special friendship between the two that lasted 5 years. Eventually that friendship developed into something more and they fell in love! The two were wed in an elegant and modern affair with the theme of Old Hollywood Glam and Modern Chic. The feel was inspired by the...

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Dare To Be Distinctive, Bold, and Beautiful in Grace Loves Lace

by HannahN

Grace Loves Lace is all about creating incredible gowns for the unique bride who "throws it all to the wind, chooses and follows through with conviction and zeal, who is reckless in her passion...knows exactly what she wants, and always, always bets everything on love." Umm, yes please! We have had our eye on their bohemian beauties for a while now, and are excited to share some of the pieces from their new 2014-2015 collection. Also, LA brides - Grace Loves Lace will be making their...

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We Are Thrilled to Share OneWed’s Curated Bridal Jewelry Collection on Brilliant Earth!

by HannahN

We absolutely could not say more great things about Brilliant Earth. We love their mission of transforming the jewelry industry by only selling ethically sourced pieces, and their focus on gorgeous vintage and estate jewelry! So, when they asked our editorial team to help curate a vintage bridal jewelry collection, we were so thrilled and honored, and of course said YES! Below is a small excerpt from our full Q&A with them, and a few of the pieces from our curated collection. Check...

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Intimate and Luxurious Wedding

by HannahN

Yolanda and Brant got married at Ramsey's at the Club, with an intimate indoor ceremony and reception. The romantic fireplace altar in their ceremony is so cosy, perfect for a winter wedding! The venue is also a tennis and fitness club, and the couple took some fun photos on the court as a contrast to their wedding photos on beautiful vintage trains. From start to finish, this wedding is the definition of elegance. I love the traditional feeling of the design with the inclusion of...

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Urban Wedding Chic

by Bride Chic

via Style Me Pretty // Dress by Amsale // Bridesmaid Dresses by Monique Lhuillier It's been a couple years since I've posted about one of my absolute favorite topics, the city chic bride and her wedding. Now seems the appropriate time since fall is the time for city galas and big time events. Some weddings planned for the autumn/winter months go metro which means you'll need to amp up the chi-chi factor some. Whether it’s a big formal bash or small restaurant gathering, the city...

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Super Fun SURPRISE Wedding!

by HannahN

We have never seen anything quite like this real wedding! You'd think having a wedding on an island would be unique enough, but this bride and groom wanted to avoid the stress of a traditional wedding and decided to throw a "Surprise Wedding" and tell all of the guests they were coming for a family reunion! Pat and Anna had been together for twelve years, and as their officiant stated, “Never needed to get married”. But a few years before, Pat became very sick, and in the hospital...

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Bridal Bouquet Bliss

by HannahN

A bride's bouquet is one of her most important accessories, and should coordinate well with her wedding colors and design style. Lucky for all of you, there are endless combinations of flowers and colors to choose from so that your bouquet can be a personal reflection of your special style! We chose just a few of swoon-worthy bouquets that inspired us to help you choose what kind of bouquet you will carry down the aisle! Don't forget to pin your favorites!

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This Pronovias 2015 Wedding Dress Collection is A Dream Come True!

by HannahN

If you long to glide down the aisle in a gown fit for a princess, you will absolutely love the Pronovias 2015 Dream Collection. This aptly named collection features 11 to die for wedding gowns that include feathers, layers of floaty tulle and organza, lace, and beautiful gemstone embroidery. All of these details work together to create magical gowns that are the definition of feminine glamour! Enjoy browsing through the enchanting collection below, and have your Ideabooks ready for...

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A Rustic Real Wedding with DIY Modern Elements

by HannahN

I adore when brides take two seemingly contrasting wedding styles and are able to blend them together harmoniously into a gorgeous design. This is exactly what was accomplished at Jessica and Caleb's elegant wedding, which combined woodsy, rustic elements with touches of modern DIY details! The result was an outdoor ceremony and reception that embodied both class and fun at the same time! Some of my favorite elements of the entire design are the ones that the bride and groom...

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Two Brides: A Medley of Same Sex Celebrations

by Bride Chic

What and how to wear it?  Here's a look at some celebrations of  Pride Brides from real weddings as well as styled shoots that will definitely point you in the right direction and give a little inspiration.  The most important thing about putting together a look for your wedding is for you and your partner to feel comfortable in whatever you're wearing.  It's that simple.  If you both feel prettiest in a dress like the two Kellys or Aimee and Holly, by all means go for the...

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Gettin’ Hitched Tennessee Plantation Style

by HannahN

Sarabeth and Payton did not let the brewing storm clouds cast a dark shadow over their big day! Instead, they used the dark skies as an amazing backdrop for some stunning pictures! Their charming rustic-chic wedding is full of luxurious details, and you can tell that the couple put a lot of thought into designing their perfect day. The pale pink and blue color scheme is elegantly carried through in every aspect of their wedding. The brides's best friends donned pink bridemaid dresses,...

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Get the Trend At Any Budget: Mint Green Bridesmaid Dresses

by HannahN

One of our favorite bridesmaid dress hues at the moment is the gorgeous mint spectrum. These colors look great paired with florals or accessories ranging from peach to coral, or with the nice contrast of lavender or yellow shades. For a twist on the popular yellow and gray color scheme, swap out the yellow for mint (or just add it in!) for a fresh look. Browse below for inspiration on mint bridesmaid dresses that fit in to your wedding day budget AND your sense of style, and don't...

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Fabulous Favors that Your Guests will Adore!

by HannahN

An important part of a wedding day is sending your guests away with a memory of the fun and special times they had at your big day! The great part about favors are that the possibilities are endless, and can be as inventive or as traditional as you want! You and your love can also make them specific to your relationship and to your personalities! We rounded up just a few of our favorite types of favors to get your creative juices flowing for what to give your friends and families as a...

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A Touching Real Wedding Between Deployments

by HannahN

Courtney and Lee's love story began when she was 16 years old and he 18. Their mother’s believed that they were perfect for each other and essentially tried arranging their first date! Needless to say, they fell in love and have been inseparable for 7.5 years. Lee joined the U.S. Navy 4 years ago and was stationed throughout various states along the east coast while Courtney stayed home (in Delaware) to finish her nursing degree. After she graduated nursing school and he graduated...

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Bride Chic’s Trend Watch: La Boheme

by HannahN

Boho syles paired up with lightweight fabrics go hand in hand with laces, tulles and silk chiffon that make up this trio of ultra feminine gowns.  Recently I had the good fortune to to shoot with Santa Barbara based photographer, Grace Kathryn, who with a great deal of skill and sensitivity captured these Boho gems perfectly .  In this editorial styled by makeup artist and hairstylist, Julie Morgan, the rustic backdrops of the Santa Barbara Historical Museum and Our Lady of Mount...

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Modern Real Wedding with Tons of SPARKLE!

by HannahN

Tara told her wedding planners from the very beginning that she LOVED SPARKLE. Spencer, not one to disappoint his lady, went full force into the idea. He attended all décor meetings, always had something to say, and he gave his beautiful bride the look she dreamed of. The team began by designing their color board, which ended up being silver (in the form of glitter and sequins), plum, and a touch of turquoise. Mirrors were used frequently in the décor (including table numbers) to...

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Win A Stress-free Name Change Kit with this Amazing Giveaway from Easy Name Change!

by HannahN

Get your name change sorted in minutes, up to 9 months before marriage We have an exciting opportunity for you newlyweds and nearlyweds on the blog today! Easy Name Change is giving away 250 personalized name change kits, which are normally valued at $30 each!  Once your account is created, you can have your kit sent anytime within 6 months. This means you can create your kit anytime, even if you are not yet married! What a great way to jumpstart the time consuming and confusing...

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Gorgeous Garden Wedding in San Diego

by HannahN

Scott & Stephanie met on dating website and quickly fell in love. They were wed in the historic Thursday Club in San Diego, in a beautifully lush garden ceremony surrounded by friends and family. Their special day incorporated a modern gray and yellow color scheme in details from the bridesmaid and groomsmen attire to the reception decor. The addition to yellow billy balls in the white floral arrangements also adds a modern touch to the decor. We also love how the couple used...

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Amazing Ceremony Aisle Inspo

by HannahN

While all eyes will obviously be glued on you when you make your grand entrance at the end of the aisle, we know that you want to blow your guests away with gorgeous aisle decor that will only add to the awesomeness of you gliding toward your love! We have compiled gorgeous options for not only the décor along the aisle, but also amazing altars that serve as perfect backdrops to you and your love saying your “I Do’s!” Comment below on your favorite aisle styles and pin your...

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Traveling With Your Wedding Dress

by Bride Chic

We're living in an era where destination weddings are extremely on trend, almost the rule rather than exception.  Your dress and you in it are the main event of your wedding day. Getting not only your dress and all your accessories from one point to another is something you need to ponder on whether you're navigating across town or half way around the world. Albeit, the process might be easier if you've invested in a dress made out of microfibers (yes silk can be microfiber); you'll...

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