Wedding Reception Decor: When Linens and Chivaris Won’t Cut It

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Billy of Luxe Life Events Similar to others, the wedding industry is trend driven. With new colors, fabrics, styles and themes coming and going it can be hard to get it just right on your wedding day. Something that may be attractive to the trend conscious bride is introducing a new concept for tables and chairs into the mix. This idea has been on the rise for a few years, but at Luxe Life, we expect it to hit a high note in 2011! Rather than upgrading from...

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Non-Floral Alternative Centerpieces for Your Wedding Reception

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Billy of Luxe Life Events Grandiose wedding reception tablescapes and centerpieces can come with a very hefty price tag, especially when lots of fresh wedding flowers are used. While planning weddings during these tough economic times, I'm often asked for creative reception decor ideas that are a bit more budget-friendly. Additionally, more and more couples simply want something “new” to wow their wedding guests. As a floral designer (and fanatic), my...

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Wedding Decor Ideas- How To Create a Winter Wonderland Wedding!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Billy of Luxe Life Events “When the weather outside is frightful and the fire is so delightful…” Well as a California bride the weather may not ever get too frightful, but that doesn’t mean that a winter wonderland wedding in California can’t be done! As I begin designing any wedding or event space, I always start with the lighting. Lighting is the easiest way to evoke the overall feel you’re going for. For the daring bride who wants...

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Natural, Organic and Rustic- Unique Wedding Florals and Non-Florals by Krislyn

by Azure

Wow! Talk about floral couture! If you're looking for inventive wedding flowers and reception decor inspiration, you must visit Krislyn Design's website! But first, prepare yourself... you're about to enter a fantasy land that will blow you away! The organic goodness of the table centerpiece below is out of this world. How perfect is a vase made from wood, etched with your initials, to personalize your wedding day? And the fact that Krislyn chose to fill the rustic vase with more...

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Bring On-Trend Translucent Elegance To Your Wedding Reception Decor!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Jennifer McGarigle, Founder and Creative Director of FloralArt Exude elegance at your wedding reception with trendy translucent pieces! The Look: A white room provides the perfect backdrop for transparent décor. It allows the subtle shades and lines to be enhanced by space and light. The Wedding Color Palette: While the color is optional, the simplicity of this weightless look suggests a monochromaticcolor palette (orchid pink, ocean blue, or deep coral are...

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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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DIY Wedding Reception Decor: An Enchanted Garden Vibe For Your Big Day

by Azure

I’ve already shared tips on pulling off an out-of-this-world Luau-themed rehearsal dinner. Now it’s time to reveal the secrets to creating an enchanted garden vibe at your wedding reception! For the Party City/Samantha Goldberg destination wedding reception, guests were asked to wear all white. At first, this seemed a bit conterintuitive to me… wouldn’t the bride want to be the only one wearing white? But once I saw all of the guests together, the men dressed in their...

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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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