Ceremony and Reception


Veto Vases: How to Use Unusual Vessels for Your Flowers

by CreativeLive

  Want to learn more about how to create your own meaningful DIY floral designs? Check out Kiana’s upcoming CreativeLive course, a video tutorial with a focus on “Creating Meaningful Wedding Flowers, Boutiques and Centerpieces” on April 22-23, 2014. Creating your own DIY centerpieces for your wedding is a great way to express your creativity -- who knew you were so good at picking colors, textures, and scents? -- but a lot of first-time floral designers get so focused on...

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Wee Chic Wedding

by Bride Chic

With the emergence of spring, flower girls are quite apropos; in all their adorability, I'd say these angels are the closest thing to spring's symbolism of new beginnings. If you're thinking in the direction of the 'little girl wedding' - something that's definitely trending these days - who better to turn to than Disney? Alfred Angelo has continued the Disney Blossoms collection of dresses in organza, tulle and satin. For those of you considering adding some ‘wee chic’ to your...

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A Vineyard Wedding for the Vintage Bride

by Claire

Prepare to be inspired, vintage brides, since we have an amazing styled shoot for you to fawn over! JSF DESIGN INC styled a fantastic wedding in a Santa Barbara vineyard complete with a crystal chandelier, gorgeous florals, and a stunning bride. The bride's dresses, accessories and makeup will knock you off your feet they are so beautiful. This styled shoot's visionary details are sure to spark your own vintage creativity, so make sure to Ideabook your favorite inspiration for...

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Toes in the Water, Wedding in the Sand…

by Claire

Although simple, today's Australian elopement photo shoot is perfect inspiration for those couples looking to have a casual ceremony with only their closest friends, while also having the time of their life. This styled shoot brings to mind Zac Brown Band's song Toes but with a slightly different lyric: "Toes in the water, wedding in the sand, not a worry in the world, cold champagne in my hand..." The laid-back, bright, and colorful styles from Just For Love Photography make for a...

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A New Etsy Favorite: 51 Fold

by Claire

51 Fold is one of our favorite new Etsy shops offering Save the Dates, bridal shower invites, “will you be my bridesmaid?” cards and more to fit any bride's stationery style. Go DIY with contemporary, cute and customizable designs that will stay within your budget. Explore Dala's top styles below and visit her Etsy shop for more! Save the Dates Will You Be My Bridesmaid? Cards Bridal Shower Invitations  

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Destination Wedding: Romance and Revelry in St. Lucia

by Claire

In honor of Juan Pablo’s upcoming St. Lucia proposal this evening on The Bachelor, we are bringing you a delightful destination wedding straight from the same gorgeous island! Tiffany and Corbin's St. Lucia #RealWedding was truly magical. Set to the backdrop of the Peton peaks with just their closests friends and family, the twilight ceremony was breathtakingly beautiful and made for the perfect beginning to Tiffany and Corbin's marriage. The couple took model-esque photos in...

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Rustic Woodland Meets Vintage Elegance

by Claire

I never thought I would be able to include all four of those adjectives in one wedding, but this styled shoot brings them all together beautifully! Oak Hollow Farms provided the perfect rustic background for an elegant styled shoot complete with antique china place settings, a vintage getaway car, and a real, live horse! The bride modeled two gorgeous gowns, a Monique Lhullier and a Vera Wang, in both rustic and vintage settings. One of my favorite details of the wedding was...

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Romance in the Woods

by Azure

Now that Spring has sprung, love is really in the air! And this outdoor styled shoot by 410 Studio Photography captures the essence beautifully! Romantic bouquets and centerpieces in shades of pink, celery and natural green, and bright fuchsia nearly stole the show, but the rustic woodsy backdrop and antique decor accents (from Lauren Sharon Vintage Shop Rentals) gave the flowers a run for their money! The model bride wore a half-up wedding hairstyle, classic makeup with dramatic...

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Celebrating 60,000 Likes: Timeless Wedding Inspiration We Love!

by Claire

OneWed recently reached 60,000 likes on Facebook, and this exciting milestone inspired us to look back over the last three years at our favorite Facebook posts and trends. What we discovered surprised us: amidst micro-trends for each new year was a timelessness that captured the beauty of all that weddings represent. This joyful celebration of two people uniting as one is wonderfully beautiful, and what is more timeless than true love? Sure, we loved the mason jar, burlap and lace,...

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Sanity-Saving Tips for Save the Dates

by Claire

Save the Dates are the first big decision (and purchase!) you will make for your wedding, and taking that leap can be a scary moment. If you haven't already started down the path to find the perfect Save the Date, these 5 tips will be an invaluable road map on your journey! Take a deep breath, read through all 5, and then get inspired to go out there and choose your very own! If you've already accomplished this exciting first step, comment below to share advice with other...

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Follow February: Follow Your Favorites to Win $250!

by Azure

Guess what? OneWed’s latest upgrade—a slick new Follow feature—lets you connect with your favorite designers, vendors, bloggers, and friends to get a first look at all the gorgeous inspiration they share, save and love! How it works — When you view any photo or save an image to an Ideabook, simply click the Follow button above the photo, or select the checkbox marked “Follow from this photo” in your Add to Ideabook display. To see all the inspiration from the folks...

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Metallic and Purple Splendor in Connecticut

by Claire

The brand new Pinnacle View is a gorgeous outdoor venue that Connecticut couples are going to absolutely adore! In honor of their grand opening this month, we just had to share this gay styled shoot of pure perfection compiled by planners Engaged CT and photographer Laura Dee. Dave and Brian were very handsome grooms in their modern tuxedos and were a perfect fit for the shoot. We love the metallic accents included throughout the wedding, the impressive purple floral arrangements,...

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10 Creative Wedding Ideas for Escort Cards

by Azure

Finding your dream wedding dress might be a little more exciting than finding the perfect escort cards. After all, every girl knows what it's like to put something on and suddenly feel like a million bucks (whether it's a dress, pair of shoes or a designer bag). But escort cards become much more exciting when displayed in a creative way, and we've got ten fabulous ideas to share with you today! Take a look at all ten ways to display your escort cards, then post a comment to tell us...

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Wedding Color Inspiration: Mint, Gold, and Classic Black & White

by Azure

Sophisticated black and white paired with glittery gold is always a winning combination. But add to it hints of cool mint green and your wedding guests will be wowed! Just check out the gorgeous inspiration board above (and lots more lovely below)... Major swoon, right? I absolutely love this wedding color palette! It's timeless, elegant, and beautifully unexpected. The pastel mint hues add freshness and tranquility, while the gilded pops of gold add refined glitz and...

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30 of the Best Wedding Save the Dates Around!

by Azure

Think of your save-the-date as a first impression for your wedding. You'll want to set the right tone, get guests excited, and send them straight to their calendars to block out your special day. So what style of save-the-date is right for you and your groom? That's for you to decide! But to help you get the creative wheels turning, we've rounded up 30 of the most memorable, unforgettable wedding save the dates we've seen! Take a peek... Which...

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The Tangerine Tango

by Claire

It can be hard to get inspired for a summer wedding when the weather outside is frightful, so I thought I'd share a little sunny tangerine wedding color palette to keep you in the summer mood. Tangerine Tango is a happy and bright wedding color that is perfect for a mid-summer, outdoor wedding. I love Roohi Photography's inspired styled shoot that incorporates the beautiful color in creative ways. The signature drink sports tangerines slices, the cake is a bright orange you simply...

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Simply Gorgeous Vineyard Real Wedding in California

by Claire

Of course we love glamorous, big weddings with intricate design, but sometimes the simple weddings are the most gorgeous (and the least expensive!). Set in the idealic Sbragia Family Vineyard in Northern California, Susanna and Jason's destination wedding was one of those simply spectacular weddings. The couple chose simple pink sugar peas throughout the ceremony and reception, and used wine barrels tastefully without creating a rustic feel. The guest book table was inviting and...

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The Perfect Bermuda Honeymoon—Guide to Adventure

by Azure

If you missed the first installment of our Best of Bermuda honeymoon guide, catch up on it HERE. Then read on to learn what adventurous activities are musts for Bermuda honeymooners! And, if you have any questions about honeymooning in Bermuda, leave them in the comments section! 7 Bermuda Adventures Not to Be Missed 1. Book a Catamaran sail around the island to discover more of Bermuda’s amazing waters. 2. Helmet Diving—Take an undersea walk (no swimming skills required)...

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