Weekly Inspiration from Wedding Style and Design Expert!

by Azure

We are thrilled to welcome a new guest blogger to the Savvy Scoop!Billy Folchetti is the founder and principle planner/designer of Luxe Life Events, a Laguna Beach-based event planning boutique. No matter what your wedding vision, Luxe Life will bring that vision to life, and the outcome will be fabulous! They offer in-house floral and décor design, day of coordination, and everything in between. Tell Billy what makes you swoon- your favorite pair of designer heels, the coveted...

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Ask the Experts: How to Have Elegant Decorations in an Unusual Setting

by Azure

In this week's Ask the Experts column, a bride writes in with a difficult decorating dilemma. She wants to know how to have an elegant wedding, in an unusual setting, a basketball court. One florist gives some helpful suggestions. Ask the Experts is your chance to get all of your wedding questions answered by a panel of wedding professionals. If you have a question write asktheexperts@onewed.com What's the most unusual location you've heard of for a wedding? Helpful Links Elegant...

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Wedding Day Wood: A Custom Wedding Sign That Will Wow Your Guests!

by Azure

When you think about your dream wedding, what words come to mind? Memorable, intimate, romantic, picture-perfect… the list goes on and on. The last thing you want is for your wedding to be considered run-of-the-mill. We’ve all been to average, run-of-the-mill weddings, and I don’t know about you, but I walked away underwhelmed. Believe me when I say this- it’s the tiniest details and custom touches that will really knock the socks of your wedding guests. You want guests to...

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Bahamas Bridal Bash: Awesome Pre-Wedding And Wedding Design Ideas To Come!

by Azure

My luggage was lost en route to and from the Bahamas. And my trip back to Chicago was anything but smooth… But aside from my travel nightmares (which I’ve come to expect these days), everything else was gravy! Thanks to the rock star folks at Party City, the Wyndham Nassau Resort, the Zimmerman Agency, and celebrity event designer and wedding plannerSamantha Goldberg (who is also Party City’s spokesperson and event expert), I had the opportunity to attend my very first...

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Artificial Aisle Runners: Hitch It or Ditch It?

by Azure

Usually when I hear about a new wedding product I know right away if I think it's a good idea or not. Shoe lifts for grooms, um, no. Brooch bouquets? OH YES! I have to admit though that this one has me stumped. Petal Happy is a company offering gorgeous aisle runners and gazebo covers made out of artificial flowers. On the plus side, they are beautiful and each one is unique. If you like the idea of walking down the aisle on top of flowers, you don't have to spend hours...

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Simple, Budget-Friendly DIY Wedding Decor Must-Have: White Candles

by Azure

You are planning your wedding on a tight budget. But, you have an eye for style that you are not willing to compromise. Does this sound like you? A little DIY and creativity can go a long way, and you can create a beautiful ambiance at your wedding reception without breaking the bank. Want to know how? Meet white candles of all different sizes; they may just become your new best friend! Plain white candles are extremely budget-friendly, can be purchased in bulk, and will create a...

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Wedding Flower Friday And A Historic Wedding Venue!

by Azure

I was sent this gorgeous wedding by wedding planner/floral designer Minoo Hersini of Au Ciel Design Studio, and while the entire affair was beyond incredible, the wedding flowers rocked my world. The wedding venue, Blantyre (located in Lenox, Massachusetts), served as the perfect backdrop, with its Scottish-influenced architecture and English-inspired interior. Hersini chose unique floral arrangements and decor for each room, and the hundreds of candles and vintage candelabras took...

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Wedding Flower Friday: Luxurious and Bold Cockscomb Celosias

by Azure

After featuring the rad tattooed/Superhero wedding yesterday, I was left with one big question mark over my head... What type of flowers made up the bride's stunning bridal bouquet?? Well, I did some digging, tweeting, and surfing, and it turns out that the deep fuchsia flowers that resembled a piece of coral are called Cockscomb (or Bombay) Celosias. Celosias are in season from summer until November, and I just love these for bridal bouquets, groom or groomsmen boutonnieres, and...

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Paper Flowers for Your Wedding Decorations

by Azure

Are you LOVING the brooch bouquets we featured a few weeks ago? I've been obsessed ever since I saw them. It's got me thinking about other materials and how you could use them for your wedding. Have you seen these amazing photos from Preston Bailey's blog? He had a client that wanted an entire event created out of paper! The flowers, napkin rings, and chair covers are all made from paper! Whether you like the summery look or not, you've got to admit it's pretty amazing work. I...

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Rent Amazing Furniture and Decor For Your Wedding Day!

by Azure

Did you know that you can rent fab high-style furniture and decor for your wedding, all online? Taylor Creative offers an exclusive furniture rental collection that allows you to create the perfect wedding ambiance that you've always dreamed of! They have amazing chandeliers, modern and elegant ceremony chairs, windsor banquettes to add warmth and intimacy to a large reception space, and anything else your little heart desires! With all of the unique wedding venues available...

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