Countryside Wedding Done 3 Ways

by Bride Chic

We're heading toward spring, an ideal time for the quaint, rustic charm of a countryside wedding. Some kind of magic happens when nature meets a personal palette that blends with the elements. Here are some images from a few awesome wedding photographers capturing boho, 50's, and vintage rustic themes with a little something 'green' thrown into the mix.... WEDDING IN A VINEYARD WEDDING IN A FIELD WEDDING IN THE MEADOW Of the three gorgeous countryside wedding...

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Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Ideas

by Azure

By Next Big Bridal Blogger finalist, Terrica of Cocktails & Details Once you decide to have an outdoor wedding ceremony, know that you are not limited to the typical “chair and two altar arrangements” that frequent most outdoor wedding ceremonies. Believe me– you have many gorgeous options available to you, including drapery, arches, seating arrangements and more. Circular seating offers a new dimension to outdoor weddings that you couldn’t create with an indoor wedding...

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A Little Gay Goes a Long Way in Crafting a Unique and Memorable Wedding

by Azure

Some of the most fabulous, stylish men I know happen to be gay. Surprised? Probably not. Gay men, in general, tend to put a little more love into looking good, and into living a stylish, well-coifed life. So attending a same-sex wedding can be a magical experience that titillates the senses, and loads you up with inspiration. I never miss an episode of The Real Housewives of ((fill in the blank) because I watch them all!), and this season on New Jersey, the crew attended Caroline...

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World’s Cutest Flower Girls

by Azure

Ok, so maybe these pint-sized divas don't have "World's Cutest Flower Girl" sashes and crowns hanging in their rooms... but they should! Here are 10 of the most adorable, well styled flower girls I've ever seen. Take a look and post your favorite in the comment section below! And speaking of favorites... don't forget to nominate your most loved newbie wedding blogger for our Next Big Bridal Blogger competition! Entry is open until June 16th.

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Wedding Venue, Bride + Groom Mashup

by Azure

Since today we announced our new smart matching technology and MatchMake tool for Chicago and New York brides, grooms, & vendors, we thought we'd let you try your hand at playing Matchmaker too! Check out the five gorgeous venues and five lovely couples below, then match them up using the form at the end of this post. Good luck! (Venues) 1 - 5 (Bride + Groom) a - e

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Float Away with Balloon Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

I've been seeing lots of tweets, pins and blog posts featuring balloon details for 2012 weddings. And since Spring has officially sprung, it's the perfect time to think about incorporating balloons into your I Do's. Balloons add a touch of whimsy and enchantment to your overall wedding vibe, and if you like this idea, you MUST check out Geronimo Balloon Troopers... But now, let's see how real couples have done it! We love the idea of using balloons for your first...

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Why Don’t You: Get married under a big tree!

by Oh Lovely Day

There are so many ways to get married and so many places to do it.  But when I see these photographs I can't think of a better place to exchange vows than under a big beautiful tree. Do you see what I mean?  The tree is so symbolic and it is almost as if the branches are giving the whole wedding a big hug.  I just love it. So tell me, did you or are you getting married under a tree? Would you want to?  Chime in!

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Vibrant Virginia Wedding at a Vineyard: Anna and Altan

by Azure

Real wedding by JMK Photos Anna and Altan tied the knot on May 13, 2011 in Crozet, VA. The amazing King Family Vineyards served as the wedding venue for this lovely spring wedding. The bridesmaids wore short taupe dresses and the groomsmen sported dapper black tuxedos. Anna paired her ivory sweetheart neckline wedding dress with a pair of peep-toe wedding shoes featuring hot pink rose details. Her wedding hairstyle was classic, a loose chignon finished with a dainty hair...

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Outdoor Summer Wedding: Asian Influences, DIY Details

by Azure

Real wedding by Jeff Simpson Photography Working side-by-side is no new thing to Heidi and James. The gorgeous couple studied architecture at the same university, tackled the same undergrad and graduate programs, and have worked together for three years. Given the couple's closeness and shared interests and expertise, the two architects-in-training-and-in-love expected to have similar design aesthetics, which would make planning a fabulous wedding a breeze. Heidi and James...

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Luxe Real Summer Wedding on a Golf Course

by Azure

Featured wedding by Switzerfilm Hannah and Josh's June, 2011 wedding was intimate, glamorous and luxurious! Deep purple was the primary hue in their wedding color palette, complimented with ivory, black and lots of sparkle! Hannah wore a fit-to-flare duchess satin wedding dress accented with emerald-cut Swarovski crystals. The bride's dream wedding dress, from Priscilla of Boston's Platinum collection, was selected for its opulence and impeccable fit. Hannah finished the look...

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