Help your wedding guests get lucky.

by Azure

...Lucky in love, that is. These dice-shaped wedding favor boxes from American Bridal are just the thing for letting a little bit of your good karma rub off on your friends. They come in sets of 24, are easy to assemble, and are just the...

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Green Weddings: All the Fun, Half the Guilt

by Azure

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Here in Chicago, the holiday is a good excuse to turn everything green, from the river to the beer, to the way you feel around the gills the next morning. But, last month I had the chance to interview Wenona...

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A tasty way to make every penny work double-time!

by Azure

Special Feature from Forever Photography by Kylene This post is from my personal experience as a bride, as opposed to being a photographer. But I really think it’s a valuable tip and wanted to share! My husband and I had a 16-month...

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Rock ‘n Roll Bride: RnR Bride part deux

by Azure

About Rock 'n Roll Bride Hello and welcome to guest blogger RnR Bride part deux. I hope you enjoyed my first post and have been chomping at the bit for more…but if not then don’t tell me, I’ll only get upset. I am been a massive...

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Bubbly Bride: Patterns full of Personality

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Too often as we choose our dresses, linens and invitations we stick to traditional solid colors. When asked, "What are your wedding colors?", pattern is never mentioned. While most brides shy away from patterns, I think...

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Destination Wedding ... for Teens?

by Azure

If last week’s post about honeymooning in Italy has you singing “That’s Amore,” then why not get married on Romeo and Juliet's balcony in Verona? According to articles here and here, a balcony that supposedly once belonged to the...

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Hanna Hartnell’s Double Dare Wedding Gowns

by Azure

For all you financially savvy nearlyweds and “green” brides-to-be, the Double Dare wedding gown collection from California-based Hanna Hartnell was created with you in mind! Not only are these gowns gorgeous, they are eco-friendly too,...

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Bride Chic: Hollywood Brides

by Azure

About Bride Chic Claudette Colbert as Ellie Andrews, Audrey Hepburn as Jo Stockton (Photo 1). No, they weren't real brides but the designers, writers and producers who created them certainly were. Hollywood designers and the actresses who...

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Destination: Italy An Off-the-Beaten-Track Honeymoon for the Adventurous Couple

by Azure

Special Feature by Madeline Clarke Jhawar of Italy Beyond the Obvious Hello, savvy travelers! Feel free to use the honeymoon itinerary below, or contact Italy Beyond the Obvious for an itinerary that’s more closely matched to your interests...

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Saving money on your reception menu

by Azure

Sure, your guests expect to eat at your reception, but they probably won’t be demanding Lobster Thermidore with a caviar chaser. If you remember to think in terms of satisfying your guests rather than impressing them and keep a sense of...

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Bridal Shower Games: Think outside the Toilet Paper Roll

by Azure

As you may have noticed, I’ve been thinking about bridal showers lately. Maybe it’s because I recently co-hosted a baby shower. Much to my chagrin, the other hostesses insisted on a game involving adult men, diapers, and baby bottles...

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Always A Blogsmaid: Owning Vs. Renting!

by Azure

About Always A Blogsmaid Even if you are looking to trim your budget, you may not want to to scrimp on style. Lately, I've been advising my clients to consider working with your florist or decorator to supply some of your own materials....

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Bring the celebration home with a tropical-themed party!

by Azure

Destination Weddings are a popular choice for couples-to-be, and while the concept of a big party “away from it all” is exciting, not everyone can make it. Luckily, there are many ways a bride and groom can celebrate with family and...

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Butterfly Inspiration Boards!

by Azure

Whether you are a butterfly fanatic like Mariah Carey, or just looking for a little something to put some “spring” in your step, get inspired by our Butterfly Inspiration Boards! From beautiful Save the Dates to gorgeous Versace...

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Saving money on wedding decorations

by Azure

Your wedding décor is one of the areas where you can get really flexible with your budget. There’s very little that’s mandatory nowadays, so spend on what you love and toss the rest. Here are a few tips to get you started. 1. Go with...

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Something to clutch at your wedding

by Azure

Let's face it: even if you have a champion maid of honor, you may need to have a place to keep a few little things on your wedding day. Since wedding dresses with kangaroo pouches are out this year, how about this practical-yet-delicious...

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The Man Registry: It’s my Bachelor Party, do we have to hit the clubs?

by Azure

About The Man Registry As Best Man, you surely want to give your best bud a proper send-off into married life. The bachelor party is your opportunity to do so. However, before you start planning the ultimate man-bash, you need to consider...

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To Trash or Not To Trash?

by Azure

Special Feature from Forever Photography by Kylene Your wedding is over. It was a huge success with lots of great memories, and you’ll see your proofs in a few weeks. Now what? What will you do with that beautiful wedding dress? You...

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Keeping honeymoon costs down and the romance up

by Azure

Getting away with your groom is half the fun of getting married, but the honeymoon is another thing to budget for. A few tips and a little research can help you get the financial wiggle room to let you give your wanderlust free rein. 1....

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A DIY Wedding… with Professional Flowers

by Azure

Sometimes, being a DIY bride isn’t as much of a money saver as you expect. After all, professionals have a little perk known as “wholesale prices.” Fiftyflowers.com gives you the best of both worlds. Their DIY packages let you...

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We’re Delightful & Alltop!

by Azure

We are so proud to join all the fantastic wedding bloggers listed on Delightful Blogs&AllTop! Featured Fashion Blog If you have a second, please rate OneWed's Savvy Scoop on Delightful Blogs!

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It’s A Jaime Thing: “Hello, Gorgeous.”

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing "How Do I Look?" Aaah yes, the classic favorite quotes from Barbara Streisand and Audrey Hepburn. Both lovely and alluring, these women knew just the right way to get a guy's attention. Right now, you get to...

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Finding a Bargain Wedding Dress that Looks Like a Million

by Azure

Sure, you want to look amazing at your wedding, but a Savvy Bride like you knows you don’t have to spend a fortune to do so. Here are a few tips on finding the perfect white wedding dress without spending too much green. 1. Set a budget...

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Light up your Outdoor Wedding

by Azure

Your outdoor wedding just got even more gorgeous. These beautiful sea glass luminaries from Package Perfect are just the thing to light your way down the beach at sunset or illuminate the faces of your loved ones at the reception. And with...

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