Jewel Tones + Eco-Chic Succulents for Gorgeous California I Do’s

by Azure

Jessica and Scott were a gorgeous couple who wanted their California wedding to be simple, beautiful, and organic.  They chose a wedding color palette of rich purples and greens, picture perfect for their earhy yet sophisticated I Do's. Beautiful wedding flower arrangements were created by Bride & Bloom using lush eco-friendly succulents and romantic pink and purple flowers. The couple wanted their wedding cake to incorporate similar elements, and were blown away when Erica...

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French Romance with an Organic Twist

by Azure

Featured editorial by The Emerics If you've seen the French movie Amelie, you know all about the organic goodness this delightful flick delivers. And since Amelie happens to be The Emerics favorite movie of all time (lucky us!), they set out to create an intimate wedding shoot inspired by Amelie. Here's what the photographer had to say... I began to seek out the organic elements of the movie, as well as our favorite quotes to help us set the scene for a small, intimate courtyard...

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10 Green Tips to Incorporate in Your I Do’s

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner, TheManRegistry.com Want to make your wedding a little more eco-friendly and reduce your environmental impact? Don’t worry; it won’t require getting married in a forest…unless that’s your ideal location, of course. Here are 10 easy ways to green your wedding plans without sacrificing style. 1. Use handmade, recycled or tree-free paper and soy or vegetable-based inks for your wedding invitations. Also choose postcard response cards to reduce...

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Eco-Friendly Wedding Ideas: 4 Ways to Go Green

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Bari Braun ofCustom Ceremonies for Momentous Occasions More and more couples are ‘going green’ on their wedding day, a trend we can’t help but love and embrace. If you’re an eco-conscious couple or just dipping your toes into the green weddings movement, here are some ideas to help you along the way! 1. An Eco-Chic Venue: If you’re planning a warm weather wedding, go green by taking it outside! Getting married outdoors (think beach, park, lake,...

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Ethical Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands

by Azure

ken + dana design crafts incredibly beautiful engagement rings and wedding bands, and is committed to ethical sourcing, fair trade and giving back. This eco-chic jewelry company uses recycled metals the the furthest extent possible, and their ring designs are inspired by the ebb and flow of love. Lovely, isn't it? Another great thing about ken + dana is its 'try before you buy' sample program. If you find your dream engagement ring on the ken + dana site, they'll send you a sample...

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Top 10 Ways to Look and Feel Your Best When Tying the Knot

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Ashley Koff, R.D., featured dietitian on the CW’s 'Shedding for the Wedding' 1. Make every bite count with nutrient dense foods. Think organic, whole foods versus processed, packaged foods. Make a salad bowl of organic blueberries (1/2 cup –fresh or frozen), quinoa (1/2 cup cooked), greens (unlimited) and avocado (1/4), and drizzle a ginger, lemon / lime vinaigrette (1 tsp dried ginger, 1 Tbsp organic lemon / lime juice, 2 Tbsp champagne vinegar) on top. 2....

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Weekly Giveaway: Chic Tote Bags for the Bride and Her Bridesmaids!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Still deciding on the perfect gift for your lovely bridesmaids? If so, you're in luck, because this week's Savvy Steal will get you started in style! Etsy seller Melangerie is giving one lucky bride 5 adorable tote bags- one for her and 4 for her 'maids! There are two chic styles to choose from: 1.Tie the Knot, Lavender: this organic cotton tote is silk-screened in lovely lavender, and includes a matching gift tag with instructions on...

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5 Fabulous Eco-Wedding Dresses Recommended by Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride - The Ultimate Sustainable Wedding Dress Hot List Countdown - Whitewedding dresses have gone green, and every season a new crop of designers showcase great wedding gowns in Earth-friendly fabrics. In preparation for bridal market, when we'll see lots of fabulous new eco-chic wedding dresses hitting the runway, here's a countdown of five of my all-time favorite green wedding dresses. 5. The Drew Kimono Sleevesilk crepe column gown by LoveJune is a sophisticated...

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Eco-Chic Fall Wedding Style Ideas from Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Autumn is a time to celebrate nature's bounty, and Fall's hottest green weddings will do it with eco-chic style that's lush, bold, and romantic. Think succulents, foliage, and tons of greenery; vintage silver decorations paired with bright jewel-toned accents, and romantic silhouettes. A few ideas to inspire your green Autumn wedding: 1. Adele Wechsler Eco-couture is a perennial favorite among green fashionistas. The Sierrawedding dress is made of certified...

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Organic Wedding Flowers With Personalized Rustic Touches

by Azure

Are you going for a natural, organic feel for your wedding flowers and decor? If so, these gorgeous arrangements by Stylish Blooms will definitely inspire you! I'm in love with the handmade wood table numbers placed on each reception table! And believe it or not, these were totally DIY, made by the happy couple! This is a lovely idea to up the rustic-chic factor at your wedding! For the beautiful table centerpieces, clear vases were filled with split peas, blue and white...

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