25 Wedding Escort Cards to Get Excited About

by Azure

I know... picking out escort cards seems a bit drab compared to finding that perfect wedding dress. But these itsy bitsy stationery pieces can make a stunning statement and pull your entire wedding look together. And I'll bet you didn't know how many fun, unique, and one-of-a-kind escort card designs you can find on Etsy! I've done the work for you and rounded up 25 of the best Etsy escort cards, from vintage-inspired and shabby chic to rustic outdoorsy and classically elegant. So...

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Scratch It Off then Save the Date!

by Azure

Etsy is a treasure trove of unique wedding finds. And these scratch off save-the-dates are truly one of a kind. I can't think of a cuter way to set the stage for a memorable wedding! These babies tell guests it's ok to be playful, and that they're in for fun when your big day arrives. But you don't have to stop at the save-the-date! Scratch off RSVP cards to include in your wedding invites are available on Etsy too!

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Embroidered Wedding Pretties by The Merriweather Council

by Brooklyn Bride

I was recently introduced to Danielle of Merriweather Council by Caroline of Paloma's Nest, and as soon as I got home, I raced to check out her Etsy shop, which of course I loved! I'm a big fan of embroidery, so her necklaces and embroidered table numbers were automatic favs of mine and would be perfect for any wedding!

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Romantic Bride’s Guide to Topping It Off

by Bride Chic

This spring/summer there are more bridal veil and headpiece variations than I've ever seen, from tiny wisps of netting to full blown headdresses. Topping it off you can go as traditional as a long veil or with a really extraordinary accent piece that can pull your whole bridal look together. Here are a few newbies from the latest Etsy collections guaranteed to inspire you on to creating your own one-of-a-kind look... Take a peek at all this lovely, then post a comment below to...

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11 Favorite Handmade Etsy Wedding Dresses

by Azure

I'm always trolling Etsy to find the latest & greatest unique wedding treasures for brides and grooms. And today, I'm showing you some of my favorite handmade wedding dresses and LWDs from Etsy! Take a peek, then tell us which styles you would wear down the aisle!

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TAFFETA: Timeless and Trendy

by Bride Chic

Grace Kelly wore taffeta on her wedding day and so did Jackie Kennedy. What can I say, the taffeta bridal gown is a great tradition. And since taffeta is one of the most widely used fabrics for bridal wear you're probably going to be seeing and hearing a lot about it once you start your dress search... If you've already been shopping you know it is also popular for bridesmaids and little ones. There's no mistaking taffeta: It has that rustling and screeching sound when it moves and...

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Buy It or DIY It: Mason Jar Chandeliers

by Azure

Brides love mason jars, and nothing makes a wedding reception sparkle like a twinkling chandelier! And what do you get when you put the two together? A wedding reception statement piece to fill the room (or barn, tent, etc.) with enchantment! Buy It! The Boots n Gus Etsy wedding shop is a mason jar treasure trove! How divine is the rainbow chandelier above? LOVE! DIY It! For brides brave enough to take this DIY project on, we rounded up a few of our favorite tutorials! ...

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Fox & Brie Bow Ties for Your Groom

by Brooklyn Bride

Sometimes I forget that guys are part of weddings too...it's so easy to get caught up in veils and bouquets, but the men need some fun stuff too! Thankfully, these bowties from Etsy seller Fox & Brie caught my eye! They're totally adorable, affordable and super chic to boot! I'm almost tempted to buy one for myself just for fun! How do you like these handsome bow ties for your groom? Is your guy a bow tie wearing dude? Post a comment below to share your thoughts!

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9 Wacky Wedding Cake Toppers

by Azure

WARNING: These photos of real wedding cake toppers are not meant to offend, but one (ahem...photo 3) may not be safe for work. We already shared our 15 favorite handmade wedding cake toppers, and now it's time to have a some fun! We rounded up nine of the kookiest, craziest, most bizarre, funny, and outside-the-box wedding cake toppers, and can't wait to hear what you think! Which cray cray cake topper is most memorable? Will you choose something a little bit weird to sit atop...

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Bow Beautiful for Brides

by Azure

What girly girl doesn't love dainty bows? I know I do! And in 2012, there are more ways than ever before to incorporate pretty bows into your dream wedding day! From feather and crystal-embellished tulle shoe clips and oversized bow wedding hair accessories, to bow-adorned wedding dresses, cakes, capes and veils, you can go bow crazy if you like with the lovely inspiration below...

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