The Man Registry: Beware of Wedding Photos - They Last Forever

by Azure

About The Man Registry We’ve all seen photos from our parents’ wedding and asked ourselves, “What the hell was Dad thinking with that haircut or facial hair?” Sadly, we don’t always realize at the time that pictures last forever. In today’s age of Facebook, Twitter and Internet sharing, we need to plan on our wedding photos being viewed by more people than we would probably like. We also need to keep some dignity. Take NFL star Jared Allen for example. This guy is...

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Bubbly Bride: What if You Can’t Afford Your Honeymoon?!

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Once the wedding planning begins, almost immediately dreams of exotic locations fill every couples' heads. We all realize weddings are expensive, with all of the money put into weddings where do you find the extra change to jet off to paradise? Recently I saw the movie Up In The Air and found this couples' creative alternative for a honeymoon. They asked each one of their guests to take a mailed cardboard cutout to any hot spot, famous location or vacation they...

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Bubbly Bride: Spice up Your Wedding with a Dash of Ginger(bread)

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride When preparing for your holiday wedding, start thinking about what you look forward to around the holidays! What are your favorite traditions, memories, and cookies (of course)? I have fond memories of making gingerbread cookies every year with my grandma while growing up. While it appeared to our family we were baking cookies... her and I both knew the only reason we were in that kitchen was to enjoy the sugary bliss of the cookie dough! Those memories will...

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A Sneak Peek Movie Trailer of Your Beautiful Wedding Day!

by Azure

As you already know, OneWed is the place that brides can dish the truth! I see good and bad reviews come in each and every day. And when it comes to the bad, these can get ugly... One recurring theme for bad reviews, specifically with our wedding photographers and videographers- The bride and groom had to wait way too long to get their wedding photos and video. For brides who want some instant gratification post-wedding, Chicago-based photographer/videographer Fred Fox has come up...

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Bubbly Bride: Show your guests THANKS this year!

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Plan ahead. What would surprise your guests more than receiving a thank you card a month later with a photo of you in your beautiful wedding dress and your husband in his tux holding thank you signs. In the midst of your busy day of primping and preparing, you took the time to take a picture thanking them. It shows that you put time and thought into it and truly appreciated them joining you on your big day. Not only is it thoughtful, but you are taking...

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Chicago Spotlight: Kevin Weinstein Wedding Photography

by Azure

Throughout the month of November, we'll be spotlighting fabulous Chicago wedding vendors. Kevin Weinstein is a Chicago wedding photographer who puts a special, unique spin on traditional wedding photography. Once Kevin has shot and produced a bride and groom's wedding photos, he creates a beautiful one-of-a-kind, hand crafted wedding album. Kevin's album design team takes the wedding photos and transforms the pictures into spectacular works of art. Albums have signature fold-out...

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Bubbly Bride: Off-Registry Gifts

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride When looking at a registry online, it is filled with housewares and bedding, much needed items to start a new home but not necessarily gifts from the heart. If you are a close friend or family member of the couple getting married, and you have spent the last few years celebrating milestones and supporting them through tough times... buying a china set might seem a bit dull in comparison. You wish them the best with everything that comes their way, and a blender...

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Dish the Dirt in a Cute, Fun Way!

by Azure

When I think of my best friends and sisters, several hilarious, (semi)embarrassing stories come to mind… stories that always bring a smile to my face, followed by a good, hearty laugh. And I know that my besties have some ammunition stored up on me, as I’ve had my fair share of not so proud moments. I came across this “Dirty Laundry” guest book kit by New York based design consultancy Mélangerie Inc, and thought it was the perfect way to dish the dirt, in a decorative,...

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