Winter Wedding Update- Bridal Style, Stationery, and Reception Cocktails

by Azure

Yesterday, Billy Folchetti of Luxe Life Events took us through how to design a winter wonderla nd wedding. Today, Melissa of Simply Perfect by Melissa follows up with tips on bridal style, wedding stationery, and reception cocktails for your winter wedding! -Winter Wedding Bridal Style- Wedding Dress Silhouette- the full ballgownwedding dress is perfect for a winter wedding. Fabric- chose a dress in a heavier material, like Satin or Dupioni. Stay Warm With- a sleeved wedding dress, a...

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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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Winter Wedding Inspiration- 5 More DIY Wedding Flowers Projects!

by Azure

We already broke down how to create 5 of the fabulous holiday-inspired DIY wedding flower p rojects. And today, we walk you through recreating the remaining 5 very merry flower arrangements! DIY Wedding Flowers Project 6- Fresh Flower-Adorned Ring Bearer Pillow Materials • Small, round pillow • Two stems Spray roses • Straight pins • Floral shears Ring Bearer Pillow How-To • Snip ten roses just below the bloom and leaving no stem. • Arrange your roses on top of the...

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Holiday-Inspired Red and Green Wedding- 10 Simple DIY Flower Projects!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Fifty Flowers ‘Tis the season for a sweet I Do! Imagine a holiday wedding in a hometown chapel followed by champagne, wedding cake and peppermint hot chocolate. The scene is infused with red, bright green and geometric patterns creating a whimsical wedding approach to the season. And just about everything is adorned with fresh flowers, including the toasting flutes. We chose a combination of roses and green hypericum berries, blooms that are easy to work...

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Five Fabulous Green Gifts for Winter Bridesmaids by Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Your winter wedding is near, and your bridesmaids are hard at work making sure to support you through last-minutes planning and see that your big day goes off without a hitch. How will you thank them? With eco-friendly gifts that keep them warm all winter and help contribute to a happier, healthier planet! Here are my top five picks for green gifts for winter bridesmaids: 1. Deliciously warm alpaca shawls from Global Goods Partners are Fair Trade treasures that...

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Winter Wedding Style and Trends- 3 Hot Hues!

by Azure

Our friends at Rent the Runway keep us up to speed on the latest styles, hottest trends, and too-good-to-be-true deals on designer fashions for your wedding and beyond. So as we approach Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season, let's talk winter wedding trends! Top 3 Hot Hues for Winter Weddings 1. Black- choose a black cocktail frock to exude chic elegance. 2. Berry- you can't go wrong with a designer dress in a juicy berry hue! Raspberry, boysenberry, cranberry... all...

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Bride Chic: Tips For Winter Wedding Bridal Style During Baseball Season

by Azure

About Bride Chic Winter may not be around the corner just yet but I know all you December and January brides are sure thinking about it as we roast our tushies off in the midst of summer! My first tip to the bride looking toward a winter wedding is this: find a wedding dress with sleeves. I know, I know, strapless still rules even in winter but there are a few designers out there offering gorgeous dresses with mid to long length sleeve variations. A few worth checking out... -...

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Wedding Flower Friday: An Inventive Bridal Bouquet!

by Azure

Do you and your fiance share a mutual love for a certain item, pastime, or hobby? If so, why not incorporate this special something into your wedding day! For this week's "Flower Friday" post, we've tapped one of the leading experts in wedding floral and event design! Kim Foren is the fabulous owner of Geranium Lake Flowers in Portland, Oregon, and her work is just incredible! The bridal bouquet above is as inventive as they come! For an engaged couple who fell in love reading...

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Luxe Downtown Chicago Winter Wedding: How To Get The Look!

by Azure

Today's Featured Wedding is a little bit different! As much as we love pouring over gorgeous wedding photos, wouldn't you love to know how the look of the wedding was achieved? This luxe, modern downtown Chicago wedding was planning by Paulette Wolf Events & Entertainment, and they gave us the inside scoop on how the fab look was achieved! 1. Venue Style. Without ever stepping into the actual ballroom of The Elysian, we knew this was the perfect venue for this small, intimate...

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Featured New Years Eve Wedding: Shawn and Carmen

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Buffy Goodman Photography Carmen and Shawn were married on Dec 31, 2009, and are an energetic, active couple who truly love having fun together. And they were really enthusiastic about their photos! In fact, the entire wedding party was willing to risk becoming permanent ice cubes just to get a couple of nice shots with the fresh snow - and it was a cold one, even by Canadian standards (around -9F or -23C)! The ladies ditched their bridal heels for Uggs, and...

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