Recycled Bride: Arrive In Sustainable Style- Green Wedding Transportation

by Azure

About Recycled Bride 5 ideas for eco-wedding transportation What's the #1 cause of a big carbon footprint on your wedding day? Travel! The carbon emissions from taking planes, trains and automobiles to shuttle to and from events can add up to take a huge toll on the environment. So the most eco-friendly thing you can do for your wedding is to find green transportation solutions for you and your guests. Here's how you can make eco-transport a fun and interesting part of your...

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Featured Virginia Wedding: Tiziana and Michael

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Featured Wedding at Keswick Hall, photos by Jen Fariello Photography Sometimes fate works in mysterious ways, and puts two people in the right place at the right time. This is exactly what happened for Tiziana and Michael, who met while vacationing in South Beach, Miami. They felt an immediate connection with one another, and their whirlwind romance began the second they left Miami. Tiziana envisioned an enchanted garden theme for their wedding, and Keswick Hall at Monticello...

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Featured Wedding: Beth and Will

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Featured Wedding by Tiger Lily Photography Beth and Will were a great couple to work with. She was always smiling and laughing, and their love for one another was undeniable! They had planned for an outdoor ceremony at their wedding venue, Bolingbrook Country Club, but it had to be moved indoors due to the weather. It really didn’t seem to bother them (I have seen otherwise!)- they remained very upbeat and determined to have a beautiful day. They agreed to see each other prior...

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Featured Wedding: Allison and Ian

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Featured Wedding by Jennifer Creed Allison and Ian were married at Talon Winery and Vineyard in Lexington, Ky on October 17, 2009. A time of year that can normally be counted on to be beautiful and sunny, the day dawned cloudy with near record lows in the 30's! But nothing could dampen the spirits of this fabulous wedding party. The whole day was wonderfully relaxed, and a true celebration of the relationship between Ian and Allison. Allison and Ian first met at canoe camp, and...

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Recycled Bride: Green Your Nest

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About Recycled Bride 4 easy ways to bring sustainability into your marital home Every week in this space, I bring you the latest trends and tips to turn your white wedding green. But what about showing love for the planet after the big day? It doesn't have to be expensive or inconvenient to make changes that will have a big impact on the environment. Here are four simple, affordable steps you can take to make your home better for the Earth, and a healthier place for your family and...

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Featured West Palm Beach Wedding: Nicole and Nick

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Featured Wedding by Kristen Weaver of Kristen Weaver Photography I had the pleasure of working with eclectic couple Nick and Nicole Mihelich on January 9th in West Palm Beach. Nick and Nicole began their journey as neighbors, their courtship starting through the fence that separated their picturesque and historic West Palm Beach bungalows. Their heartwarming story was reflected in the rustic details and DIY projects found throughout both the ceremony and reception. Grandma's...

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Featured Wedding: Calli and TJ

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Featured Wedding David of by Bayphoto Net Photography Calli and TJ were engaged in 2008. Their wedding ceremony and reception took place in the scenic Hilton Scotts Valley, CA in September 2009. The weather was just perfect for a wonderful wedding on that day! There was a beautiful spot in the garden of the hotel, where the wedding ceremony was held in the garden. After the ceremony, both Calli and TJ burst into tears of happiness. I was lucky to capture these touching...

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Go Green With Your Wedding Photography!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Kerry Brooks Photography Becoming “Eco-Green” and environmentally friendly is a priority that all of us should consider as a responsibility. Even if you don't believe in global warming, it does not make economic, environmental or even plain-old common sense to do things inefficiently and ineffectively. Many couples are doing their part by planning an eco-chic wedding! One of the things that couples might consider is finding an Eco-Friendly Photographer....

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Recycled Bride: Great Ideas for Bridal Party Giving

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Greener gifts for your best girls & guys! Choosing gifts for your bridesmaids and groomsmen is a fun part of wedding planning. Bridal party gifts show your appreciation for the friendship, support, and wedding-emergency rescues provided by your attendants. And thoughtful, personalized, sustainable presents are a great way to express love to your peeps and the planet. The very greenest gifts are charitable donations, or "experiential" gifts, like massages or...

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Recycled Bride: Beyond the Diamond Ring

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About Recycled Bride Alternatives to the standard wedding bling for eco-gals and their eviro-men. Have you ever questioned the logic of spending 3 months salary on an engagement ring? Through-the-roof jewelry prices, combined with the ugly realities of the diamond trade and the gold mining industry, are enough to make any smart couple choose alternative jewels. Here are four ways to find sustainable wedding bling: Vintage and antique rings are always my personal favorite, because...

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