If I Could Go Back in Time and Plan My Wedding Again…

by Oh Lovely Day

I’d splurge on wedding cinematography and save on the little details! When I was planning my wedding I had a couple of categories I was willing to splurge on, like photography, great food and booze, and the perfect wedding venue.  But there were other categories that had to get cut.  My biggest regret: cutting a wedding cinematographer.  I dreamed of having a gorgeous super 8 film of our wedding, but we really didn’t have it in the budget.  I remember trying to talk my...

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Best Modern Wedding Blog: Q/A with Hot Pink Brides!

by Azure

We asked you to vote for the Best Wedding Blogs of 2011 and you named Hot Pink Brides the best modern blog of this wedding year. Today, Tabitha of Hot Pink Brides shares her wedding planning& style secrets. Enjoy!! 1. Describe the aesthetic of your blog in 3 words Glamous, modern, rockin' 2. Most important advice for brides? • Once your day arrives there isn't much you can do so just relax and enjoy every moment. It will go by quickly so soak it all in! • Make sure you eat a...

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Q/A with Best Wedding Blogs 2011 Nominee: Harmony Walton of The Bridal Bar

by Azure

You helped us pick the Best Wedding Blogs of 2011! Now that you know all the top planning and inspiration resources, we're dishing the inside scoop from these wedding experts! Harmony Walton founded The Bridal Bar after years of working side-by-side with the best in the industry. The Bridal Bar offers a high-end complimentary planning experience featuring only the finest products and wedding vendors. We caught up with Harmony for a quick Q & A, and here's what she had to say! 1....

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HABO (Help a Bride Out): What to Expect from Your Bridesmaids

by Azure

A few days ago, I received a great question from a bride-to-be. She inspired a new blog series, HABO aka Help a Bride Out! Here's what she had to say... Dear Savvy Scoop, I'm the first of my friends to get married so I don't have experience being a bridesmaid. I'm trying to get a feel for what is most typically expected from the bridal party. Is it acceptable to ask the bridesmaids to get their hair and makeup done? If so, is this something I should cover or do the girls pay for...

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5 Tips to Flawless Skin for Your Wedding Day

by Azure

Bridal beauty advice from renowned dermatologist, Dr. Vermen M. Verallo-Rowelle, of VMV Hypoallergenics Every bride wants a flawless complexion when she walks down the aisle! Your wedding photos will last forever, and armed with these five tips to flawless skin, you'll be the most beautiful blushing bride from every angle! 1. Get plenty of sleep: You'll be a busy bee while planning your wedding, but ample sleep is uber important. If possible, get 7-9 hours each night. Sleep helps...

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Book the right wedding photographer: 9 simple steps

by Azure

Special to OneWed by David of Photos by DSB Step 1- The pickup line: Picking the right photographer is kind of like falling in love. If you’re planning a wedding, falling in love is a subject you should know something about. When you first saw your fiance, something about them caught your eye. You thought, “Wow, how can I get them to talk to me.” Picking the right photographer is sort of similar, except it’s pretty easy to get a photographer to talk to you. A professional...

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Find Your Dream Wedding Vendors: 6 Things to Know

by Azure

He finally asked. You said yes. You’ve shared the news with your family, friends, and the world of Twitter and updated your Facebook status to engaged. Now the fun part begins – the wedding planning! You’ve bought every bridal book in town, subscribed to 50 wedding blogs (including OneWed’s Savvy Scoop bridal blog), and have asked those close to you for recommendations on wedding vendors. But how can you find quality vendors, within your budget, that are perfect for your...

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When To DIY, When To Call On The Pros

by Azure

Weddings continue to become more extravagant, with a focus on little details that add up to real dollars! I read all types of blogs highlighting extravagant weddings costing hundreds of thousands, and I also read about creative ways for brides to save money and not break the bank (or the wedding budget!). So, the question becomes when do you DIY... and when do you splurge in the name of convenience? It's easy to say that you want a simple centerpiece with a few flowers, and then go...

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Conquer Your Wedding Budget in 5 Simple Steps

by Azure

Our CEO might not have an eye for drool-worthy design or wedding dresses... but one thing he knows is finance! John Scrofano, CEO of OneWed.com&Nearlyweds.com, shares his wedding budget starter list- 5 Steps to Conquering Your Wedding Budget- in our Wedding Advice section today! He even created a super helpful priority-based wedding budget planner just for you! This wedding planning template can be customized no matter what your wedding budget, so use this baby to give your...

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Watch OneWed.com’s Editorial Director Host Bridal Wave!

by Azure

Thanks for sharing your wisdom! Watch Bridal Wave LIVE every Saturday at 1pm CST at Livestream.com/Kenmorelivestudio. We may just give you a special Bridal Wave shout-out! And if you're in the Chicagoland area, come watch us LIVE at the Kenmore Live Studio, 678 N Wells Street, Chicago IL 60654. Email SavvyScoop@OneWed.com to reserve your spot! Hope to see you there! Xo, OneWed.com

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