10 Tips to Help You Plan the Perfect Wedding

by Azure

Celebrity wedding planner Yifat Oren shared her wisdom and these priceless wedding planning tips with us last year. But since now's the time to welcome all the newly engaged ladies to the bridal hood, I wanted to share the advice again. Keep these tips in mind as you journey toward the aisle, and your special day will surely be as magical as you've imagined! 1. Avoid Clichés, Do the Unexpected - Think outside the box and keep wedding guests on their toes by integrating new and...

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5 Things to Do After Getting Engaged

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Congrats; you’re engaged! You might be thinking to yourself, now what? If you’re not quite sure where to start when it comes to wedding planning, you’re not alone. Here’s a quick checklist of the most important details to start with: 1. Choose your wedding date. Although this may depend on a few other details (such as when you can book the ceremony and reception venues), setting a date helps set the stage for nearly...

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5 Little Pre-Wedding Conversations that Matter in a Big Way

by Bitchless Bride

Basically, these are topics to discuss with your groom BEFORE your wedding… Read, learn and thank me later: 1. Your marriage is not destined for disaster if your groom sees you in your veil before the wedding. So, as you are practicing your vows, pin that bad boy in your hair and have him practice “unveiling” you once it is time to come out from “hiding”. Literally… Have him go through the motions of gently lifting the veil up and over your head. Really? Yes! Sadly,...

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4 Keys to Harmonious Wedding Planning

by Valley & Co.

We know. The thought of setting out and planning your wedding can seem overwhelming and like a flurry of blooms, fondant and frosting, contracts and BEOs, and checklists. Not to mention, the excitement from being recently engaged still has that luster and magic. The thought of entering into the unknown territory of planning with your new fiancé might seem daunting. But treat the planning process as an adventure where you and your fiancé get to bring in bits and pieces of you as...

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5 ways to piss off your bridesmaids

by Azure

  There's nothing worse than a bridesmaid scorned...   Wondering how to keep your bridal party happy, smiling and going the extra mile?  Well it's fairly simple if you avoid the five missteps below:   1.  Budget-breaking attire: How much would you be willing to spend on a so-so dress you'll probably only wear once?  Think very hard about this before selecting the bridesmaids' dresses, unless of course you're footing the bill. 2.  Extreme makeovers: There once was...

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10 Tips to a Successful Outdoor Wedding

by Azure

If you're choosing a non-traditional private residence for your reception venue or planning a low-key backyard wedding, there's a lot to consider and lots to plan for. But never fear... OneWed is here! Read on to learn the top 10 tips to ensure your outdoor wedding is out-of-this-world! 1. Specify the dress code: It’s a backyard… But it’s a wedding… So you can't blame wedding guests for being confused about what to wear. Let your loved ones know if you're planning a...

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12 Charitable Wedding Ideas from a Best Bridal Blogs Winner!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by The Charity Wedding, named Best Blog for a Cause in OneWed's Best Wedding Blogs 2011 competition! There are a few short moments after you get engaged of pure happy bliss. And then you start the actual wedding planning... and stress begins to flood your mind. That's how it was for me anyway and why I came to the conclusion that I'd have to tweak the process to successfully plan my wedding. I’ve never enjoyed being the center of attention and while I love...

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Wedding Registry Top Tips: 10 Things to Know

by Azure

The wedding registry process should be a blast! I mean, this is the one time in your life that it's perfectly acceptable to expect gifts and ask for exactly what you want. But it's easy to feel overwhelmed when starting your registries. You've never done this before, so it's a new experience. We are always honest about the pain points in the wedding planning process, and we'll always arm you with the tools to avoid frustration and minimize stress. We've come up with a top 10 list of...

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Former Bachelor Melissa Rycroft Shares Wedding Planning Tips Exclusively With OneWed!

by Azure

Calling all Bachelor and Bachelorette fanatics! We have got an extra special treat for you today! Melissa Rycroft first hit the celebreality scene on season 13 of The Bachelor. She stole Jason Mesnick’s heart, was the last girl standing, but we all know how that ended… Mesnick married runner-up Molly Malaney, and Rycroft soon found her true love, and tied the knot in December. This former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader is now busy as a bee, but… she knows firsthand what goes...

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Savvy Steals Winner- Helping One Lucky Destination Wedding Bride Along The Way!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway This week's lucky ducky winner has been selected! And, the winner is... Fiona L! Fiona is walking away with the fabulous Destination Bride book by Lisa Light and adorable jewelry roll from RedEnvelope! Congrats, Fiona! You'll be destination wedding planning and travelling in style! Next week, our Savvy Steal will be especially for our vintage-loving brides, so don't miss out! See you back on the Savvy Scoop on Monday!

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