Spring Blooms

by Lizzy S

I cannot help to notice that flowers are blooming earlier this year! I m seeing all these stunning magnolia’s and cherry blossoms in bloom. Just in time for spring wedding season! There is a pop of color in weddings when flowers blossom in the spring. Scroll through the images below to see some of my favorite spring bouquets for brides! Don’t forget to share your favorites with family, friends and even your florist.

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Unconventional Brides

by Bride Chic

For all you brides out there walking the unbeaten path of wedding fashion searching for a bit of inspiration, today's post is tailored just for you. Last week while doing research for Options: Alternative Bouquets, I ran across a truly awesome Etsy shop for brides definitely planning a wedding and look outside the box. Featuring mostly a fusion of Goth Victorian and Steampunk, Tel Aviv-based jewelry designer, Talila Korolker of Unconventional Brides has zeroed in on an incredible...

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Alternative Bouquets

by Bride Chic

Ever hear of posies made out of paper? How about sea shells? Wood maybe? I found these incredible bouquets on ETSY's February's Hottest Trends. They may not be real live flowers, but for the bride looking for something alternative and maybe even a bit quirky, they offer a great option. Keep in mind your bouquet is one of the most important accessories that you're going to pair up with your gown, so look for echoing elements in color and texture. The book bouquet below has to be my...

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Beyond Ruffles and Lace

by Claire

Della Giovanna's first ever bridal line launched this year for Fall 2014 with innovative bridal looks that turn tradition upside down. Using studs and leather in her designs, Michelle Della Giovanna creates edgy styles with echoes of New York City for contemporary, offbeat brides. Plus, Michelle is pioneering the bridal industry in other ways: she is one of the first designers to release a "bridal separates" line. Each one of the gowns below is made up of a corset and skirt...

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Modern Sophistication from Alana Aoun

by Claire

With the highest level of fashion and sophisticated refinement, Alana Aoun crafts her designer gowns to push the envelope of traditional wedding dress concepts. Based in Sidney, Australia, Alana can take a simple a-line wedding gown, add gold applique, and create a grecian-inspired masterpiece. Her unique fabric combinations and embroidery choices result in strikingly modern gowns that will grace any bride in contemporary beauty. Explore the spring 2014 collection below and Ideabook...

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30 Unique Bridesmaid Dresses Your Ladies Will Love

by Azure

With all the heavenly wedding dress inspiration we've been dishing up lately, we didn't want to leave your loyal bridesmaids out in the cold! So... We trolled through Etsy looking for the latest, most unique, and sophisticated choices for the bridal party, and came up with a lovely bunch of 30 stylish designs. Scroll on to see them all...

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27 Ways to Seat Your Wedding Guests with Style

by Azure

While escort cards serve an important purpose, they can also really ramp up the uniqueness of your wedding day and reception decor. Thanks to creative Etsy sellers dreaming up new and unexpected ways to stylishly seat guests, the escort card world is bigger and better than ever. From keys and pinwheels, to vintage windows and mini gilded animals, the innovative ideas below are sure to get your DIY juices flowing! Don't forget to add your favorite escort card finds to an inspiring...

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Top Places For Finding Indie Bridal Designers

by Bride Chic

Have you noticed the past few years indie designers seem to be, The Big Thing in bridal fashion? The mass produced uniform—you know the one that's in all the mainstream bridal salons: strapless mermaid with loads of ruffles—isn't everyone's cup of tea. Enter the indie designer. An indie is someone who has a real love of practicing her art and giving personal service. Her products are handmade and unique. As Hailey of Hustle Your Bustle (an online site offering indie designed...

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8 Creative Wedding Cake Toppers

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Looking for a unique and personal topper for your wedding cake or groom’s cake? Check out these fabulous creative handmade picks spied on Etsy: ONE. Customized Wedding Cake Banner with Bride & Groom — this adorable paper banner, available in a range of colors, comes with custom bride and groom cutouts made to look like you and your fiancé. TWO. Personalized “Woodland Heart” Wedding Cake Topper — this sweet, shabby...

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Beyond the Wedding Cake: Alternative Desserts

by Courtney

Looking for a sweet treat for guests in addition to your wedding cake?  Maybe you want to do away with the tiered tradition altogether?  Cupcakes, pies, candy tables and tiers of doughnuts are fun alternatives, but let’s face it, by now they’ve lost their uniqueness in the world of weddings.  Below are some of our (not too-overly done) alternatives to wedding cakes. Milk and Cookies: Perfect for the DIY bride whose mom makes a fantastic cookie, or for the bride with the...

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