You’re Invited! Chicago Brides and Wedding Pros

by Azure

Come join the Bridal Wave this Saturday, September 10th at 10 am CST! Do you adore all things bridal fashion? Then we want YOU to participate in episode three of Bridal Wave! Episode three is all about the wedding dress, so if you're in Chicago this Saturday, attend the LIVE show and share your wisdom and advice with our Bridal Wave fans. Chicago Brides & Wedding Pros! You're invited to watch episode 3 of Bridal Wave LIVE at the Kenmore Live Studio at 678 N Wells Street in...

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Wedding Flowers 101: Select by Season to Save!

by Azure

...brought to you by Nectar Looking for the ultimate resource to guide you to your perfect wedding flowers? And working hard to stay on budget? Then check out this wedding flowers 101 guide from the floral artisans at Nectar. You can see the features and seasonal availability of all the most popular wedding flowers (from peonies and hydrangeas to Gerbera daisies and Queen Anne's Lace), but it doesn't stop there! Click on any flower name, and see the bloom's latin name, common...

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Join the Bridal Wave, Share Your Wedding Wisdom!

by Azure

Our very first episode of Bridal Wave was a huge success! If you missed it, don't you worry! You can catch episode 1 on YouTube, and starting this Saturday, August 27th at 1pm central, you can watch Bridal Wave LIVE at Livestream.com/Kenmorelivestudio. Each week we'll meet a new bride-to-be, and help guide her through the toughest parts of the wedding planning process. Each bride will be facing a different set of obstacles, but as you know... certain questions about love and...

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Wedding Planning Help is On the Way!

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Best Wedding Dress for Your Shape: Petite and Curvy

by Azure

When you're petite with lots of curves, finding a gorgeous and flattering wedding dress can be a tall order. But armed with the tips below, you'll find the dress of your dreams and knock your groom's socks off! The key is to choose a gown that creates length without interrupting the body line. A gown that creates one long line will make you appear taller and leaner. Trumpet and mermaid silhouettes with raised waistlines will add height long before you slip on your 4" wedding heels!...

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Under the Dress: A Bride’s Guide to Flawless Foundations

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Elizabeth Tigar, owner of Austin lingerie boutique Underwear You’ve found it. THE dress. But now comes an even more important question: what are you wearing beneath the dress? Sometimes the answer to this question is as vital as the wedding dress itself. From the slinkiest chiffon slip dress to the most tightly-fitted corsetted gown, your bridal underpinnings can make or break a silhouette. Having worked with countless brides to choose the right wedding-day...

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Enlist Bridesmaids and BFFs for Wedding Planning Help

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Gabi Gesch from BravoBride.com Although OneWed.com is poised to change all this, wedding planning can be extremely stressful for the bride and groom. Thankfully, family and friends are usually there to lend a helping hand when needed. Here are five ways those closest to you can make your big day a little less stressful and a lot more memorable. 1. Invitations: Whether you are purchasing them or going DIY, your friends are the perfect staff to help you stamp,...

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Top 5 Reasons to Plan Ahead to Preserve Your Bridal Bouquet

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Deb's Keepsake Flowers Recently I received an order from a very thoughtful husband to recreate his wife’s bridal bouquet to be preserved for their first wedding anniversary. The Maid of Honor had tried to preserve the bride's bouquet, but sadly... it was destroyed. While the husband's beautiful gift will most certainly be treasured, a recreated bouquet doesn't have the same sentiment, feelings, or memories as the bouquet that was carried down the aisle. For...

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Don’t Stress About the Wedding Reception Playlist: Quick Tip

by Azure

Are you stressing about the music at your wedding reception? Because your wedding guests will be both young and old, spanning several eras, music selection can be a stress-inducing wedding planning task. You want your DJ to play music you love and music that'll get your guests out on the dance floor. A little birdie shared a fantastic tip to ease the stress many couples feel when making their play list and do not play list. Here's the skinny... On your RSVP cards, add a line...

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Wedding Ideas, Tips, and Advice for Grooms from The Man Registry

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Special to OneWed by Best Wedding Blogs of 2011 winner, The Man Registry 1. Best advice for grooms? One of my favorite recent trends on the groom's side is guys setting up a blog or Twitter account to document their wedding planning. It's a great way to share funny (or horror) stories, get inspiration and gain feedback on ideas. You can also meet and connect with potential wedding vendors that also have a social media presence. It's a win-win. For ideas, check out The Groom Says,...

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