Wedding Planning Wisdom—Stretching Your Décor Budget

by Azure

Now that I'm wedding planning too, I thought it would be fun to tackle important questions on most brides minds. And if you have a question you want answered, just email it to us at SavvyScoop@OneWed.com with "Wedding Planning Wisdom" in the subject line. We'll tap our vast network of wedding pros and blogger friends to share their expertise. Ready for question numero uno? Let's do it! The Question: I'm on a tight décor budget, so what can I do to make the most of my wedding...

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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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Bigger Balloons for the Wedding Day

by Brooklyn Bride

If you haven't had a chance to check out some of the coverage from The Cream event a few weeks ago in NYC, you're missing out on some good wedding reception decorating ideas! Giant gold letter balloons were a big decor element for some of the tables (mine included!)....they really make a grand statement whether at the altar or at the reception. You can generally find them cheaper online than in stores, and then have them blown up at a local balloon shop, as long as you leave extra...

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A Wedding Decor DIY You’ll Want to Try

by Azure

Are you sick of hearing me talk about ombre this and ombre that for your wedding? Hopefully not, because I found an ombre chrysanthemum lantern DIY that is too gorgeous to pass up! Just picture these lush, frilly lanterns in shades of peach and coral hanging from the trees surrounding your outdoor reception (or cocktail hour) venue. They'll add a touch of whimsy, and have all your guests talking!   And believe it or not, this is a totally budget-friendly wedding DIY. Why?...

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Float Away with Balloon Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

I've been seeing lots of tweets, pins and blog posts featuring balloon details for 2012 weddings. And since Spring has officially sprung, it's the perfect time to think about incorporating balloons into your I Do's. Balloons add a touch of whimsy and enchantment to your overall wedding vibe, and if you like this idea, you MUST check out Geronimo Balloon Troopers... But now, let's see how real couples have done it! We love the idea of using balloons for your first...

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Best Holiday and Winter Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

via The City Sage by Santa Barbara Chic   Santa is gearing up for a big weekend ahead, and we're wishing all our readers a beyond beautiful holiday!   We've featured some pretty stunning holiday wedding inspiration (like the adorable red and white tablescape above and below by Kelly Oshiro Events) over the years but there's lots more where that came from! So check out some of our favorite winter wedding decor ideas from some of our favorite bridal bloggers, and...

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Text Garlands for Your Wedding Reception

by Brooklyn Bride

Rummaging around Pinterest over the weekend, I came across these text garlands and thought they'd be such a sweet way to decorate for your wedding!  Just imagine your vows criss-crossing around your reception, wouldn't that be stunning?!  And since the holidays are right around the corner, it would be extra cute to make them out of gingerbread...   Which text garland idea do you love?   Top- DIY from Katie Did | Bottom- Kidspot via Oh Happy Day ...

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Five Table Number Ideas for Your Homespun Chic Wedding

by Oh Lovely Day

By Duet Weddings and Leigh Miller Photography via Style Me Pretty   I’ve been seeing some truly unique and creative table number ideas lately that I had to share. And what makes them even better is that they are totally homespun and DIY-able.   1.  Iron house numbers: Displayed alone or in a frame, iron house address numbers made for a vintage table number that stands out.   2.  Stitched numbers: Whether it's yarn stitched in burlap or thread...

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5 ways to glamorize your wedding with orchids

by Azure

Special to OneWed from FiftyFlowers.com Thanks to the designers at Stoneblossom Floral & Event Design we are sharing gorgeous wedding inspiration reminiscent of the classic days of Hollywood. With tables named after movie stars and a dimly lit room flowing with orchids this romantic theme will inspire the star-struck bride-to-be. Check out 5 ideas using orchid blooms and get inspired to “glam” up any and every element of your wedding! Idea #1 – Sit with the...

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Anthropologie’s BHLDN Wedding Style: Something Old, Something New

by Azure

Everyone's still buzzing about BHLDN. And if you love Anthropologie-inspired wedding decor, these photos are sure to inspire! Estera Events (an event and wedding planning firm in Chicago) and Style Unveiled created this incredible wedding reception setup, and the style of the shoot was 100% BHLDN and Anthropologie. Vibrant orange, soft pink, peach and classic ivory wedding flowers were used, with centerpieces of roses and carnations arranged in vintage-chic mercury glass vases. The...

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