How to Have a Non-Themed Themed Wedding

by Bitchless Bride

Hey brideys! How’s the wedding planning coming along? I’m not sure if you saw my post on Bitchless Bride the other day, but I wrote about six definite party pleasers. And one of the “pleasers” was recessing down the aisle following the ceremony to the Star Wars theme song. You see, the groom really wanted a Star Wars themed wedding, but the bride was going for a more traditional feel, which meant no themes. So, because she knew it was important to him, she incorporated Star...

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6 Disco Stylings to Ramp Up the Heat at Your Wedding

by The Broke-Ass Bride

When you were a kidlet, you dreamed of marrying Tony Mareno from "Saturday Night Fever." You'll Kung Fu Fight all the way to the dance floor. So naturally, you'd want to hustle some disco stylings into your wedding day. While you could pull out all the stops and cha-cha your way down the aisle to your powder-blue, polyester-suited hubz, we've got a few more subtle stylin's for your sizzlin' '70s self. Show your guests that your dancing is "Hot Stuff" with a light-up dance...

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Small Ways to Level Up the Geekery of Your Wedding

by The Broke-Ass Bride

While some weddings may go full-blown geekification in theme, a lot of couples would rather keep their hardcore geekery on the subtle side when it comes to their big day.  Want to share your love for Doctor Who and R2D2, but don't want your entire wedding plastered with the T.A.R.D.I.S. and Death Star? Thanks to sites like Etsy, you can let your (tiny) geek flag fly. From card boxes to jewelry, you can show your fangirl side without turning your wedding into Comic Con.  ...

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You Don’t Have to Be Indian to Plan a Spectacular Indian Wedding

by Bitchless Bride

Brideys, this is for all of you cool girls... The ones that are inspired enough to do something truly different on your wedding day. As a planner I plan a lot of weddings (duh), but I plan all sorts of weddings... I have had the awesome opportunity to experience pretty much every race, religion, sexual orientation, etc. But, I must say that Indian weddings are a tremendous treat! I love getting to be a part of an Indian wedding because it's an amazing chance to witness an incredible...

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The Anatomy of a Rustic Ranch Wedding

by Azure

It was more than just the dress that wowed guests at the spectacular wedding of Lauren Bush and David Lauren. The rustic ranch setting and vintage-inspired details made even the most discerning wedding guests swoon. And you know there were a lot of them at a wedding this celeb-worthy! So what goes into crafting a top-notch ranch wedding with a rustic, elegant, and vibe? Here's the low down... Nature as Inspiration: Use the colors of nature (greens, browns, sands, stones) as...

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Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve when You Marry the Man of Your Dreams

by Azure

Fill your wedding day with lots of love by incorporating heart-adorned treasures handmade just for you! From customized stamps to add something special to your wedding invites, to his and hers wedding bands that when stacked, make two pieces of a heart whole, the options are endless! Here are 25 whimsical, romantic pretties to get you started...

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A Retro-Inspired Wedding Theme to Love

by Azure

Looking for a wedding theme that packs a major punch, with plenty of retro goodness to go around? Then consider planning a wedding inspired by Pop art (a la Andy Warhol & Roy Lichtenstein)! I attended a Roy Lichtenstein exhibit at the Art Institute this weekend, and couldn't stop the wedding inspiration wheels from turning! Polka dot prints and patterns (paying homage to the Benday Dot Technique Lichtenstein made famous), bold primary colors with pops of black and white, an art...

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French Romance with an Organic Twist

by Azure

Featured editorial by The Emerics If you've seen the French movie Amelie, you know all about the organic goodness this delightful flick delivers. And since Amelie happens to be The Emerics favorite movie of all time (lucky us!), they set out to create an intimate wedding shoot inspired by Amelie. Here's what the photographer had to say... I began to seek out the organic elements of the movie, as well as our favorite quotes to help us set the scene for a small, intimate courtyard...

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Rustic Luxe Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

Love the look and feel of rustic weddings, but also have a penchant for all things glam? Then a rustic luxe wedding theme is perfect for you! I got the idea from Pottery Barn's newest catalog, and couldn't wait to share it with you! When planning a rustic luxe wedding... Choose a barn or outdoor venue in the woods, then dress it up with sparkling chandeliers, luxurious fabrics, and metallic touches of silver or gold. Cover mason jars with lace or tulle, and place votives inside to...

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Find Your Dream Wedding Style with Vogue

by Azure

Vogue.com just came out with its new Wedding Guide (duh, cuz it's June and wedding season is ON), and it's broken down into six distinct styles; Society, Beach, Country, Rebel, Modern, and Gypsy (think bohemian, a la Kate Moss' enchanted I Do's). I love all the wedding style stories featured in this guide, and how Vogue chose a few totally unique, unexpected themes to highlight this season. We've come to expect vintage, rustic, classic, etc. to be standard when reading up on popular...

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