Real Wedding Inspiration: A Nautical-Themed California Wedding On The Water

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Bella Pictures Maria and Jim tied the knot in Long Beach, California. The Shoreline Yacht Club of Long Beach was a gorgeous wedding venue, and the perfect fit for their nautical-inspired wedding vibe. When Jim popped the question, he did it on a lifeguard tower in Redondo Beach, which made the decision to have a wedding by the water an easy one. Because Maria and Jim had planned on having a second wedding reception in Cincinnati, OH in September, their wedding...

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Romantic Vineyard Wedding: Amber and Chas

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Featured Wedding by Amber and Dustin of Fife Photography On the anniversary of their very first date, Amber and Chas tied the knot at the romantic Tres Suenos vineyard. Once the venue was set, everything else fell into place. 3 Beautiful goblets passed down from the bride's grandmother bore the images of grapes and vines, as did her grandmother's beautiful earrings. So Amber knocked out her something old, something borrowed, and something blue, and was able to incorporate the winery...

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Featured Maryland Wedding: Morgan and Joe

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Featured Wedding by Megan Brittingham Photography Morgan and Joe's wedding was one of the most creative weddings I've ever been to! Everything was made by hand (including the wedding cake and the birdcage centerpieces), so this was truly a DIY wedding! Morgan came prepared with hot glue, needle and thread to finish the last minute DIY projects with the help of her bridesmaids. The wedding ceremony venue was absolutely stunning, complete with an elegant built-in pond filled with...

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Recycled Bride: Wedding Bands For Your Groom

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About Recycled Bride A green wedding band is a man's best friend A wedding ring can symbolize not only your commitment to your partner, but your vow to help create a better, healthier world. So shouldn't you and your man be sporting wedding jewelry that's kind to the Earth and the workers who mine and create your gorgeous jewels? If you purchase a wedding band without knowing where its materials come from, you could be contributing to one of the most destructive industrial...

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Recycled Bride: 5 Fabulous Eco-Chic Bridesmaids Gifts

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About Recycled Bride Five unique and eco-chic gift ideas for your girls! Unlike most of the guests attending your wedding, bridesmaids actually have a job to do. So how will you thank them for all of the rehearsing and planning, the moral support and hugs, the dress fittings and hours of photos and train bustling and holding your dress up while you make a big-day bathroom run? With bridesmaids gifts! And the very best presents are the ones that nurture the planet while making your...

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Featured Wedding At Temecula, CA Winery: Candice And John

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Featured Wedding by Lauren Hillary Photography Candice and John's California vineyard wedding could not have been more picture perfect. The wedding venue- Ponte Winery in Temecula, CA- provided the perfect backdrop, with its clear blue skies, rolling hills, and lush mature vineyards. Rustic, elegant details were incorporated throughout the wedding ceremony and reception, and the ivory, chocolate brown, and vibrant green wedding color palette was a dream come true. Personalized...

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Featured Rustic Backyard Wedding: Micah And Amy

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Featured Wedding by Heidi Lynn Photography Micah and Amy’s wedding was held at Camrose Hill Farm in Stillwater, MN. The farm is a unique wedding venue because the owners were first known for their floral design; so Amy and Micah lucked out since Camrose Hill Farm did all of the floral arrangements for the wedding ceremony and reception. It was the perfect location for an early fall wedding! Amy and Micah’s wedding vibe was laid-back and fun. Instead of the traditional...

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Wedding Flower Friday: Moss, for an Eco-Friendly Wedding Feel

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Moss is usually thought of as something to walk over, or get rid of, not as part of a decoration plan for a wedding. But as backyard chic takes center stage in weddings this summer, moss is being seen more and more often in decorations, centerpieces and even boutonnieres. What do you think? Does moss have a place at your wedding table? By the way, the first picture is from an engagement shoot by Studio B Photography, the boutonierre pictured here was created by Stylish Blooms...

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Featured Orange County Wedding: Lina and Jared

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Featured Wedding by The Story Keeper Casual Greek Orthodox Wedding at the Santiago Mansion, Orange, CA 04.17.10 Lina and Jared are in love. Plain and simple. You can see it in the way they talk about each other and in their eyes. I feel so lucky to shoot couples like this! We started at Lina's home in Anaheim, CA. Talk about your buzz of activity! Between makeup and hair, bridesmaids zipping around, and family members showing up (with more and more food!}, that house was filled...

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Featured Winery Wedding: Brittany and Derek

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Featured Wedding by Holli True Photography You already know that, in 2010, backyard rustic chic weddings are making a splash! Our #6 Wedding Trend for 2010- You Can Go Home Again- can be taken literally, with brides choosing their own backyard as their wedding venue. But, this trend will also shine at other low-key venues, like this quaint little winery in Oregon that Brittany and Derek selected! Brittany and Derek vowed their love to each other on July 11, 2009 at Sweet Cheeks...

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