30 Interactive Wedding Invitations & Save-the-Dates

by Azure

We're always on the hunt for new and unique ways to invite guests to the wedding. And it just so happens that over the past few years, wedding invites have taken a turn for the interactive! From scratch-off stationery to decoder save-the-dates, transforming invitations that fold out into game boards and fold up into pretty packages, there are so many fantastic options to choose from. The incredible stationery styles featured below set the tone for a most memorable day, and are...

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Memorable Wedding Signs that Do the Talking For You

by Azure

Your wedding day will be a blur, filled with love, laughter, and romance. You'll want to savor every moment, something that may be easier said than done. One of the top regrets we hear from newlyweds is that, between making the rounds to thank guests at the reception, posing for family and group portraits, and fielding questions from vendors and pals, they didn't have the time to really enjoy their special day. Wondering how to avoid this situation? Signage, signage, signage!...

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5 Easy Ways to Infuse YOU into Your Wedding Day

by Azure

Depending on the size, style, and location of your wedding, chances are good that not every single guest in attendance will know all about you and your groom. There will be guests from your groom's side that you may be meeting for the first time, and extended family members or friends for you to introduce your new hubby to. And here's a cold hard fact. The more that wedding guests feel like they know the couple getting hitched, the more engaged and excited they are to be part of it...

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Custom Button Wedding Favors

by Brooklyn Bride

When Chad and I got married, in addition to the favors we were giving our guests, we wanted to have something a little fun for people to take away.... enter our 1" buttons! They can be used in so many ways....on escort cards, as ice breakers for guests to get to know one another, or just to commemorate the day! I designed four separate designs and had them displayed in glass cylinders as guests walked in, and they were a big hit! It was so fun to see all 4 designs pinned on tuxedos...

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Rustic Love with Bright Juicy Pops of Color

by Azure

This Valentine's Day themed shoot at The Barn at Twin Oaks Ranch, captured by Melissa McCrotty Photography, is bursting with romantic, rustic wedding inspiration. You'll definitely want to Pin and take notes, brideys! Every last detail was executed to perfection, from the flowers to the tablescape to the whimsical bright ribbon backdrop. Sweet clementines were incorporated into the wedding bouquet and centerpieces, and the bride's pink patterned petticoat added the perfect pop...

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Wedding Traditions Reinvented: A Better Way to Toss the Bouquet

by Azure

Once upon a time, it was standard procedure for the bride to toss her bouquet during her wedding reception. But when I think about all the weddings I've attended in the past few years, I can't remember the last bride who actually took part in this tradition. And there are plenty of reasons why the bouquet toss has been ditched. One being that it singles out all the single ladies at the wedding. But here's a great alternative if you love the idea of the traditional bouquet toss, but...

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Unique Wedding Centerpieces

by Brooklyn Bride

It's a new year, so it's time to get out of that bridal rut and try some funky ideas for centerpieces! Whether it's a series of DIY vases made from PVC piping, or spray painting some fake fruit, these centerpieces will definitely be the topic of conversation among your wedding guests. Which unique wedding centerpiece idea do you love most? Share it in the comments section below!

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Shrug off the Cold with Unique Wedding Day Cover Ups

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Y'all, I dunno about you but I get c-c-c-c-oooooolllddd this time of year. But winter weddings are so full of ridiculous gorgeousness. All the colors and beautiousness against the pristine snow? Drool central up in here. But, I'm kinda sick of seeing just shrugs, pashminas and boleros. I want something new and BAM! So here's some hot, edgy ideas sure to keep you toasty during your frosty nuptials. A sweet cardigan can do double duty to tie in your attire with your man's garb and...

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Romantic Wedding Ideas We Love: Floral Chandeliers for the Reception

by Azure

You'd think that after nearly four years blogging about weddings, I'd have a pretty good idea of what I want for my own I Do's. Surprise!! I don't. And I'm struggling with the choice between a city wedding and country wedding. Downtown Chicago venues have so much to offer, but my fiancé's hometown, Barrington Hills, is bursting with natural beauty, and is a tranquil piece of paradise just 25 miles outside of the city.     It provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic outdoor...

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How to Have a Non-Themed Themed Wedding

by Bitchless Bride

Hey brideys! How’s the wedding planning coming along? I’m not sure if you saw my post on Bitchless Bride the other day, but I wrote about six definite party pleasers. And one of the “pleasers” was recessing down the aisle following the ceremony to the Star Wars theme song. You see, the groom really wanted a Star Wars themed wedding, but the bride was going for a more traditional feel, which meant no themes. So, because she knew it was important to him, she incorporated Star...

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