Camouflage Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Fatigued with typical wedding themes and color schemes? Even if you’re not an Army brat or marrying a man in uniform, we think military never looked so chic. Would you choose urban camo for your wedding day? The wedding stylists at FiftyFlowers.com were intrigued by the idea and designed this textured bridal bouquet using white kale and seeded eucalyptus. It’s simple, organic and the perfect accent for camouflage couture. Dark...

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Destination Wedding Entertainment Tips from GigMasters

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Drew Stoga of Gigmasters.com The most successful destination weddings are usually those that truly embrace the local culture, food and customs of the area. Destination weddings are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for couples to share a favorite, special place with their closest friends and family. It just so happens that I’m currently planning a destination wedding of my own – in the great city of New Orleans, LA. My fiancée and I fell in love with...

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Question of the Week: Is Your Wedding Theme Unique?

by Azure

The Wyndham Grand Hotel in London decided to try and narrow down the top wedding themes by seeing how many google searches each termed had. Here's what they came up with as the top ten themes of 2010: 1. Beach theme wedding – 3600 searches per month 2. Butterfly wedding theme – 1900 searches per month 3. Tiffany blue wedding theme – 1300 searches per month 4. Daisy wedding theme – 590 searches per month 5. Tropical wedding theme – 590 searches per month 6. Fall...

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Featured Wedding: French Renaissance meets New York Glamor!

by Azure

Featured Wedding from Jason Groupp Photography Rita Veygman and Roman Shukhman’s wedding took place at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. Wedding planner, Christy Bareijsza of The Red Carpet Events developed the theme of “French Renaissance” meets “Classic New York.” Guests were invited into the ivory-washed room where the chuppah (marriage canopy) stood as the center focal point dripping in orchids, roses and hydrangeas, complimented by crystals and layers of silk...

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Steampunk Wedding Cake Theme

by Azure

Happy Monday! Although I generally think of myself as well-read, I have to admit that I'd never heard of "steampunk" until I started writing about weddings. As I understand it, steampunk is sort of like Victorian Science Fiction. You take the 19th century (a time when Steam engines were still widely used) and combine it with some modern or even futuristic elements. A lot of people who are into this are REALLY into it, so they wind up using it as a wedding theme. To see how it...

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Real Wedding Challenges: A Halloween Wedding that Isn’t Scary

by Azure

Usually our monthly Real Wedding Challenges series covers a wedding that’s long over so that you can get some interesting perspective on the wedding planning process. But, when I learned about a wedding that’s happening this Halloween I had to explore that challenge. The couple: Carmen, 31, lawyer Brad, 39, lawyer How did you meet and get engaged? Carmen says: We met through work because we were both involved in the same case. When I asked Brad to go to lunch with me, he...

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Star Wars Themed Groom’s Cake, Hitch it or Ditch it?

by Azure

OK, I've gotten in a little trouble for making fun of Star Wars weddings before, but I just cannot resist providing you with this Star Wars themed groom's cake picture. The cake was designed for Star Wars artist Chris Trevas by Courtney Clark of Cake Nouveau, of Food Network Challenge and TLC's Ultimate Cake-off. For the full story on this unique groom's cake, check out the official Star Wars Blog.

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Catering Tip: No One Remembers What They Ordered

by Azure

Have you ever gotten to a wedding reception and forgotten which meal you requested? It’s not that anyone is going to go check your RSVP card and refuse to serve you, but you don’t want to be the jerk who takes the last fish meal out of the mouth of someone who doesn’t eat chicken or meat. I saw something so simple and brilliant this weekend I was surprised I hadn’t seen it before. On the inside of the very cute escort card, there were two little stickers reminding my friend...

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Yes, It’s a Star Wars Wedding Theme

by Azure

Um, really, is there anything else to say here? Someone must have a good Star Wars joke to make here.

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Hostess with the Mostess: French Bridal Shower Ideas? Mais Oui!

by Azure

About Hostess with the Mostess Happy Bastille Day! The French may have gained their independence, but we’re still hopelessly addicted to French style! There’s nothing like a little Parisian accent to make a party seem both sophisticated, and a little naughty. The bride being honored here met her French fiancé at the France pavilion at Epcot, where they also got engaged. But this theme would be perfect for any bride who dreams of a honeymoon in France! For more pictures from...

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