Wedding Reception Toasts: 6 Tips to Writing a Successful Toast

by Azure

Toast-making is definitely a skill, and a memorable toast at your wedding is a must! Once you've selected your Maid of Honor and Best Man, and decided on who will be toasting you and your fiance, send them these five toasting tips from Julie Subotky, author of Consider It Done: Accomplish 228 of Life’s Trickiest Tasks: • Focus on the Couple: The number one key to a successful toast it to make it about the couple you are toasting. Don’t talk about yourself. It’s fine to let...

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5 Tips to Find Your Dream Wedding Dress

by Azure

Still looking for the perfect dress? These five simple tips will help you along the way! 1. Set the Date, Book the Venue: Before you can embark on your journey to find the perfect wedding dress, you’ll need a date set and a venue booked. The date and venue should dictate the style of your gown. After all, a dramatic ball gown would look out of place at a casual backyard wedding. 2. Showcase Your Best Assets: And be honest about your figure, shape and measurements. If you choose...

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Wedding Etiquette Questions Answered by an Expert!

by Azure

There's no such thing as proper wedding etiquette; what's 'proper' etiquette to some brides may not be proper to others. But of course, there are etiquette guidelines that can help you along the way. And it never hurts to read up on wedding etiquette tips and advice from a true expert. Elizabeth Post was one of the best-known etiquette experts around, and her daughter, Emily Post, dishes etiquette advice just for brides-to-be. Head over to Post's online portal, Etipedia, and get...

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5 Wedding Flower Ideas for a Modern ‘Something Blue’

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Special to OneWed by Amy C. for FiftyFlowers.com, photos by Melissa Jill Create your own Blue Heaven with all-white wedding flowers floating like clouds beneath a midnight blue sky. White is the traditional color of the bride’s wedding dress, but why stop there when there are a myriad of white flowers to choose from. Created by tic-tock Couture Florals, this breath-taking scene is visually stunning, modernly chic and undeniably blue. Let’s take a closer look. Idea #1: White is...

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Wedding Day Bra Basics, Tips and Tricks

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You'll spend hours browsing images and trying on gowns looking for the perfect wedding dress. And once you find the dress of your dreams, you'll need a little support to look your best. I'm not talking about support from your bridesmaids, makeup artist or Pilates instructor. Instead, let's get intimate and talk wedding day bra basics! Adhesive Bra- a strapless, backless bra that adheres directly to the bust. Wear with: A backless wedding dress or strapless dress that dips down low...

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Five Fun, Yet Affordable, Wedding Guest Favors

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Special to OneWed by Gabi Gesch from BravoBride.com When I think of a good wedding favor, I think of something that is practical. I have been to a few weddings where I received favors that were cute, but afterwards sat around my house and were eventually donated or thrown out. Favors are a way to show your guests that you appreciate their gifts, their time, and most importantly their presence at your wedding. The price of wedding favors, like everything else in a wedding, can add up...

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Hiring Your Bridal Makeup Artist: Top 6 Things to Consider

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Special to OneWed by Barbara of Bridal Artistry You are getting married and you want to look fabulous when all eyes are on you. You already know you're calling on a pro to do your bridal makeup; after all, you’re spending big bucks on a great wedding photographer and those photos are going to be around f-o-r-e-v-e-r!! But how do you choose the right professional makeup artist for YOU? A bride’s first instinct is to get referrals from trusted friends, and that's a great place...

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5 Ideas to Personalize Your Wedding Catering and Reception Menu

by Azure

As intimate, sophisticated weddings become more popular, couples strive to personalize every aspect of their wedding day. In the past, "Chicken or Fish" was the standard in wedding catering. But foodies rejoice... those days are long gone! Today, wedding guests can actually get excited about the wedding reception food, because unique menu options that reflect a couple's culture, heritage and individual tastes are becoming all the rage! Here are 5 ideas to put a unique spin on your...

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4 Wedding Flower Ideas for a Lush Green and White Ceremony

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Special to OneWed by Amy C. for FiftyFlowers.com This gorgeous scene, created by designer Fresh Wata, inspires every bride to choose a crisp and simple green and whitewedding color palette as the backdrop for their wedding ceremony. Scattered arrangements of white ceramic vases accented with silver feature eclectic green and white florals, highlighted by glowing turquoise columns. The inspiring natural beauty will make your wedding guests feel like they’ve stepped into the...

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Grooms: Accessorize to Impress with Creative Cuff Links

by Azure

About The Man Registry Obviously, all eyes will be focused on the bride on the wedding day. However, as the groom, you’ll want to be dressed to impress on the off chance anyone happens to glance over in your direction. When selecting your attire and accessories, it’s never a bad idea to look for a way to leave a unique mark. Cuff links are a key way that many grooms go about doing this. Whether you’re going for that classic look or looking for a flashier theme, we think the...

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