Best Modern Wedding Blog: Q/A with Hot Pink Brides!

by Azure

We asked you to vote for the Best Wedding Blogs of 2011 and you named Hot Pink Brides the best modern blog of this wedding year. Today, Tabitha of Hot Pink Brides shares her wedding planning& style secrets. Enjoy!! 1. Describe the aesthetic of your blog in 3 words Glamous, modern, rockin' 2. Most important advice for brides? • Once your day arrives there isn't much you can do so just relax and enjoy every moment. It will go by quickly so soak it all in! • Make sure you eat a...

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12 Charitable Wedding Ideas from a Best Bridal Blogs Winner!

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Special to OneWed by The Charity Wedding, named Best Blog for a Cause in OneWed's Best Wedding Blogs 2011 competition! There are a few short moments after you get engaged of pure happy bliss. And then you start the actual wedding planning... and stress begins to flood your mind. That's how it was for me anyway and why I came to the conclusion that I'd have to tweak the process to successfully plan my wedding. I’ve never enjoyed being the center of attention and while I love...

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Q/A with Best Wedding Blogs 2011 Nominee: Harmony Walton of The Bridal Bar

by Azure

You helped us pick the Best Wedding Blogs of 2011! Now that you know all the top planning and inspiration resources, we're dishing the inside scoop from these wedding experts! Harmony Walton founded The Bridal Bar after years of working side-by-side with the best in the industry. The Bridal Bar offers a high-end complimentary planning experience featuring only the finest products and wedding vendors. We caught up with Harmony for a quick Q & A, and here's what she had to say! 1....

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Pets and Wedding Entertainment: Who Let the Dogs Out?

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Marta of GigMasters.com Any animal lover knows that pets can quickly become a member of your family. With more couples living together and owning pets together before the wedding, and weddings taking a decidedly personal turn, it’s no wonder that a lot of couples are incorporating their furriest family members into the wedding day. Before deciding whether or not to make your pet a part of your wedding day, there are some obvious things to consider, like...

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10 Wedding Planning Tips from Celebrity Planner Yifat Oren

by Azure

Ten planning tips from celebrity wedding planner, Yifat Oren 1. Avoid Clichés, Do the Unexpected Think outside the box and keep wedding guests on their toes by integrating new and original approaches to all aspects of your wedding. This includes everything from the type of food service you choose (plated courses, tasting menu portions, family style platters, food stations, etc.), to the music and entertainment choices and the flow of the evening. Who says your first dance has to...

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Wedding Flower Ideas: 5 Ways to Recycle Your Wedding Blooms

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Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Hey crafty brides! Once you've said I Do, don’t even think about throwing those gorgeous wedding flowers away! With help from Ellen Bowman AKA “The Flower Mom” on Twitter, you can learn to preserve your flowers and enjoy the loveliness of your day forevermore. So plan ahead, take those wedding blooms home and transform them into pretty, unique gifts and keepsakes for you, your friends and family. We hope these five project...

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5 Tips to Flawless Skin for Your Wedding Day

by Azure

Bridal beauty advice from renowned dermatologist, Dr. Vermen M. Verallo-Rowelle, of VMV Hypoallergenics Every bride wants a flawless complexion when she walks down the aisle! Your wedding photos will last forever, and armed with these five tips to flawless skin, you'll be the most beautiful blushing bride from every angle! 1. Get plenty of sleep: You'll be a busy bee while planning your wedding, but ample sleep is uber important. If possible, get 7-9 hours each night. Sleep helps...

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The Votes Are In! The Best Wedding Blogs of 2011!

by Azure

We asked you to cast your votes for the best wedding blogs of 2011! - Nearly 4,000 votes - 69 nominated blogs - 8 winners - 8 runners-up To announce the winners and honor all of the 69 Best of the Best nominees, we created a killer infographic that we're thrilled to unveil! So without further adieu, see which blogs were voted The Best Wedding Blogs of 2011! And thanks to all of our fabulous readers for casting your votes! We couldn't have done this without you!

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Wedding Invitation Etiquette: How to Address Your Wedding Guests

by Azure

Wondering how to properly address your wedding invitations? Follow the guide below and you'll be golden! Even wedding etiquette guru Emily Post will give you two thumbs up for addressing your guests in the proper fashion. Wedding Guest Types and Proper Salutations 1. Married Couple: Mr. and Mrs. John Doe 2. Married Couple with kids (under 18) living at home: Mr. and Mrs. John Doe and family 3. Married Couple, wife kept maiden name: Ms. Jane Becker and Mr. John Doe 4. Married...

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Top 10 Ways to Look and Feel Your Best When Tying the Knot

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Ashley Koff, R.D., featured dietitian on the CW’s 'Shedding for the Wedding' 1. Make every bite count with nutrient dense foods. Think organic, whole foods versus processed, packaged foods. Make a salad bowl of organic blueberries (1/2 cup –fresh or frozen), quinoa (1/2 cup cooked), greens (unlimited) and avocado (1/4), and drizzle a ginger, lemon / lime vinaigrette (1 tsp dried ginger, 1 Tbsp organic lemon / lime juice, 2 Tbsp champagne vinegar) on top. 2....

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