Beautiful Handmade Bridal Gowns & Accessories

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Looking for a truly unique or one-of-a-kind handmade wedding dress or bridal accessory that suits your personality and style to a T? You’re in luck. There are many, many beautiful hand-crafted wedding gowns and baubles available today. Here are six of my favorites: Strapless 1930s-Inspired "Evalyn" Bridal Gown. Shown in silk charmeuse with a French lace overlay, this lovely gown can be custom made in a choice of color and...

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4 Ways to Add Handmade/DIY Pieces to Your Wedding

by The Man Registry

With the popularity of websites like Etsy rapidly increasing, incorporating handmade or DIY items into the big day has become a growing wedding trend over the last few years. Whether you decide to go all in with a one-of-a-kind handmade wedding theme or prefer to inject just a few pieces into your wedding to personalize the day, here are four ideas to get you started: Wedding invitations, save-the-dates or ceremony programs. By purchasing handmade invitations, you’ll put a unique...

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Don’t Just Get Hitched…Get Stitched!

by Azure

This week's giveaway from TACORI has put wedding keepsakes on my mind! The prize—Tacori's new Engagement Journal and Keepsake Memory Box—is perfect for crafty brides who enjoy putting an artistic touch on everything they do. The winner will be armed with all she needs and more to create the most spectacular engagement journal, a love-filled memento the couple can treasure forever. But not every bride likes to roll up her sleeves and get crafty. Some might prefer to call on an...

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9 Etsy Wedding Dresses We Love for 2012 Brides

by Azure

Whether you're a free-spirited bohemian bride or a princess bride who's always dreamed of a fairytale ending, chances are you have a limited wedding dress budget, but want, NEED something drop dead gorgeous! Does that sound about right? If the answer is yes, then a great place to start is Etsy! Indie designers sell stunning wedding dresses and reception frocks on Etsy, and if you're willing to do a bit of legwork (since the Etsy wedding shop is quite expansive), you could find...

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4 Wedzu Artists for Your Handmade Wedding

by Azure

Our fabulous weekly guest blogger, Bride Chic, clued me into the wonderful world of Wedzu. If you missed her post, check it out HERE! Wedzu is similar to Etsy, featuring small artists and handmade wedding wares. But since Wedzu is a newer site, the selection is more limited which I actually see as a positive. You can find incredible Wedzu artists without sifting through pages of offerings (some unique, others not) and as you know... we're all about simplicity in wedding planning...

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Brides, Have You Met the New Wedzu?

by Azure

About Bride Chic Imagine finding a online marketplace exclusively for weddings. And imagine that marketplace is a little bit like Etsy with some of Anthropologie's shabby-chic thrown in there. Wedzu.com has created a site just for brides featuring the biggest rising star indie designers out there who are changing the direction of the bridal industry. What Etsy has started Wedzu may very well be fine-tuning when it comes to wedding chic. If it's handmade by an indie designer,...

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