Wedding Gifts Etiquette Myth

by Azure

Have you heard the etiquette "rule" that says you have one year (after attending a couple's wedding) to send a gift? Well, according to Peggy Post, this is more of a myth than a rule, and I can totally see why! I understand that everyone is busy and sometimes you don't get around to trolling the couple's registry until after the I Do's. But waiting an entire year to send a gift,  after indulging in drinks, dinner, and dancing on the couple's dime?! It just doesn't seem right! And...

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The Fine Art of Getting Ready

by Bride Chic

If there's one thing I know my client/brides love it's a beautiful robe. When visiting my studio for fittings, a bride gets the royal treatment (precursor for the big day of course). We start with mineral water, hot tea or champagne.  A robe or pretty kimono always hangs in the dressing room, awaiting. Recently I hooked up with Sara Kirsner of Doie Lounge, a design firm specializing in an eco-chic loungewear. These robes make beautiful and practical gifts for all your best buds in...

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8 Holiday Gifts Under $30 for Newlyweds

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Have a wedding to attend this winter, or need a holiday gift for a couple that recently tied the knot? Here are 8 unique holiday gift picks and stocking stuffers under $30 for newly married couples. 1. Personalized Hops Pitcher. A perfect addition to any couple’s home bar or game room, this classically-designed hops pitcher is sandblasted with stylish graphics. The pitcher, which holds up to 60.5 ounces of beer, can be...

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Unique Wedding Guest Books from Archie Grand

by Brooklyn Bride

I've never really seen a guest book for weddings that I absolutely love....until now that is. While looking around for my holiday guides, the oversized Guests I Met and Liked scrapbook from Archie Grand caught my eye as a perfect alternative to the traditional guest book! Archie Grand's notebooks for Wives and Husbands are great as bachelor/bachelorette gifts, and there are a plethora of other topics that make them ideal as gifts for the bridal party.

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Wine Gifts for Weddings

by Brooklyn Bride

When considering buying a wedding gift, sometimes thinking about the couples interests can help out tremendously. If the couple is really into wine (as most people are!), here are some great ideas for gift giving! Swanson Vineyards has some amazingly packaged house wines with a sense of humor that make excellent gifts. Pair it with a set of his and hers glasses for a complete theme.  Another company, Wine for a Wedding, creates trios of wine suitable for opening on 1st, 5th and...

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Wonderful Wedding Gifts for the Bride and Groom to Exchange

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com The wedding gifts exchanged between the bride and groom can range from something significant and expressive to something small and heartfelt. Whatever route you choose, there are many amazing options to consider. If you haven’t started thinking about your gift yet, here are a few ideas: Honeymoon or mini-moon trip. If you’re considering postponing your honeymoon until a later date after the wedding, consider surprising...

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Good, Bad & Ugly Gifts for the Bachelorette

by Azure

I could go on and on about bachelorette parties, and all the wild, stupid, and awesome things I've seen during brides' last flings before the rings. But today, we're talking gifts for the blushing bachelorette... from the best, to the boring, to the wildly inappropriate. So let's jump right in! The Good - Tasteful is the name of the game. So when choosing a gift for the bridey in your life, keep it classy and get personal. Customized t-shirts, tanks, sweats, and lingerie/lounge...

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6 Lovely Gifts for the Bridal Shower Host

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Looking for the perfect gift for your bridal shower hostess? Thank her for her love and support with a truly unique and personal gift. Read on to see six wonderful options... 1. Recycled Vintage Silverware Wine Tags Hostess Gift. 2. Studio SloMo & Leah Duncan Recipe Cards & Tea Towel Set. 3. Engraved Bedside Water Carafe Set Hostess Gift. 4. Personalized Cutting Board. 5. Custom Melamine Monogram Square Serving...

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9 Sweet Treats for the Bride-to-Be

by Azure

No, we're not talking about cake tastings or sampling for the wedding reception candy bar... we're talking sweet thoughtful gifts for the bride in your life! Whether you're just feeling generous, or have a little making up to do (ahem, Groomie- did you drop the ball on your minor planning tasks? Or hey bridesmaid- did you ditch out on the bridal shower at the last minute? Or totally disregard all those RSVP requests?), we've rounded up nine gifts that will surely put a smile on any...

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Summer Wedding Gift Ideas Found on Pinterest

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Heading to a wedding this summer? If you’re still stumped on gift ideas or prefer to veer off the beaten path (or wedding registry, in this case), here are some great warm weather gift ideas spied on Pinterest that are sure to please any newlyweds. 1-  A beverage cooler, like the Big Bobber Floating Cooler, is perfect for the lake, pool or pond.  This whimsical cooler keeps beverages icy cold on a hot day. 2-  A patio...

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