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DIY Real Wedding, Southern Beach Style!

by Claire

The Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, South Carolina was the perfect backdrop for Kristy and Tim's southern summer wedding. The couple stayed true to their personalities and kept this wedding completely casual and extremely fun. With things from colorful flipflops, to take-your-own cowboy hat favors to a chalkboard sign guestbook, this wedding was definitely a lively, enjoyable affair. Although entirely DIY, Kristy incorporated fantastic details we just love, and a crepe cake that...

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The Tangerine Tango

by Claire

It can be hard to get inspired for a summer wedding when the weather outside is frightful, so I thought I'd share a little sunny tangerine wedding color palette to keep you in the summer mood. Tangerine Tango is a happy and bright wedding color that is perfect for a mid-summer, outdoor wedding. I love Roohi Photography's inspired styled shoot that incorporates the beautiful color in creative ways. The signature drink sports tangerines slices, the cake is a bright orange you simply...

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Bridal Bikinis? Why not!

by Faye

Planning a beach wedding? Thinking about ditching the wedding dress altogether and rocking a bridal bikini down the white sand aisle? Or maybe you want a special suit for the honeymoon. Lucky for you Sports Illustrated cover girl Chrissy Teigen is capitalizing on her experience as a bride-to-be in the throes of wedding planning (she’s engaged to singer John Legend) and swim suit model to launch a bridal bikini line exclusively for the sexy swimwear brand, Beach Bunny. Modeled...

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Coastal Meets Country in a Montauk Real Wedding

by Faye

  Kate and Stephen's causual Montauk wedding combined country and coastal styles and the result is gorgeous! The beach ceremony was a barefoot and sunny affair with plenty of relaxed nautical touches. Gurney’s Inn played host to the event and the venue's natural beach and cottage beauty was complimented by a fresh green and neutral wedding color palette. After the ceremony guests moved from the beach (stopping for a few quick “lawn” games) to the deck patio for a sunset...

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Wedding Venue of the Day: Montage Laguna Beach

by Azure

Welcome to the second installment of our new Venue of the Day feature! Click here to see the spectacular East Coast location we spotlighted yesterday! The Venue: Montage Laguna Beach Location: Beautifully set on an oceanfront bluff in the heart of Laguna Beach, California. Capacity: 450 guests Why we love it: The Montage offers unparalleled panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, and 30 lush acres for wedding guests to explore. The resort's in-house master chefs work with each...

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Elegant Beach Wedding with Pretty DIY Details

by Azure

Real wedding by Kate's Lens Photography Matt and Panda were married on a beautiful beach in Lewes, Delaware. Their simple yet elegant wedding accents were stunning with vibrant purple and white, mixed with a rainbow of colors. I especially loved Panda's colorful mix and match bridesmaids! Pretty, personalized details were incorporated throughout, including a special sand ceremony as the sun set on their chic beach DIY wedding. Take in all the lovely below...

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Whimsical Rainbows, Chevron & Stripes, and Cacti Wedding Centerpieces

by Azure

Who's ready to taste the rainbow? You'll be saying YES! once you take in all this lovely from the amazing Kelly Oshiro! Kelly proves that with a little creativity and thinking outside the box, you can create something truly spectacular for your wedding (no matter what your budget). She used an assortment of washi tape to craft a colorful reception table runner and candles, and called on Enjoy Cupcakes for the delicious desserts. Pretty gorgeous, isn't it?! See more from Kelly...

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Surfer Wedding in Seattle with Camping, S’Mores, and a Rock n’ Roll Reception

by Faye

Summer has only been over for a few days and already, I’m daydreaming about the beach, sand, and sun non-stop! Luckily, I stumbled upon the quintessentially West Coast beach wedding of Justin and Karissa (shot by Linhbergh Photography), and got a healthy dose of summer inspiration! The couple met seven years ago when Karissa stopped into the auto parts store where Justin was working, and the rest (as they say) is history! They hosted an intimate Saturday ceremony for friends and...

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Destination Vacation… I Mean Wedding

by Bitchless Bride

When I think destination wedding, a few things come to mind: beaches, tropical bevies, mini bikini, vacation sex and... oh yeah, the wedding. Right? Because even though I am excited for the happy couple, when I'm spending the ton of money required to attend such an affair, I want to make sure that there is something in it for me too. I know that it sounds selfish, but I am all about being honest, and bridey this is the "norm". Your guests are excited for you, but they are damn well...

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The Beach Bride

by Bride Chic

Beach weddings conjure azure water, white sand and typically a casually chic white dress. Realize if you want to marry beachy, certain dresses may be ideal but you certainly aren't restricted. Any style can be worked for the beach wedding as long as you add or even subtract touches that will bring out its finest beach chic. In the case of the big, cathedral gown with a long train, yes, by all means you can wear it but best to keep off the sand in it--at least until after the...

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My Favorite Summer Wedding Stationery Trends: Chevron Stripes, Starfish, & More!

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Brides, full disclosure: I spend an ungodly amount of time looking at wedding stationery. If you think you've spent an inordinate amount of time in the last year or so ogling pretty invites and save-the-dates, multiply that by 4. That's how many hours I've clocked wading through wedding stationery options - not just for myself of course, but for BRIDES EVERYWHERE. That being said - here are my current fave seasonal stationery trends: Storybook: Have you noticed? Fairy tales are HOT...

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Shopbop Wedding Dresses

by Brooklyn Bride

I've got a million and a half weddings this year to attend (ok, maybe not that many, but it sure feels like it!) so since I have no time to galavant all over the city finding a dress for every one, I hit the interweb and started my search at Shopbop.  I've actually never shopped there before, but came across a whole host of white dresses in every style you can think of...from breezy bohemian to modernly minimal. So many beautiful dresses, and all easily ordered online! I'm sold....

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Gorgeous Wedding Dresses by Dahl

by Brooklyn Bride

I've recently discovered Etsy seller Dahl, and I'm totally in love!  Her dresses have the most beautiful silhouettes, and in a range of colors, can work as both bridesmaids AND wedding dresses!  With a price point under $300, they dont break the bank either. What do you think of Dahl wedding dresses?

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WIN Your Dream Honeymoon to Hawaii!

by Azure

  How would you like to win a 5 star honeymoon to Hawaii? If that sounds right up your alley, then you're in luck! Because now until December 30th, 2011 at 11:59pm CST, you can enter to win the ultimate honeymoon getaway from OneWed, Luxury Link and the famous Royal Hawaiian.   One lucky couple will win... 5 Nights at The Royal Hawaiian in Waikiki Breakfast for two each morning $200 dollars to my namesake restaurant, Azure An Amazon...

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