Ceremony and Reception


Another Proposal Video…This Time on Scrubs

by Azure

How I do love StumbleUpon...found this surprise proposal video from the set of Scrubs tonight while stumbling. Waterworks begin now. Watch Scrubs Proposal on CollegeHumor

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Wedding Day Childcare To Keep the Whole Family Happy

by Azure

One of the most frequent types of questions I get for my wedding advice column is what to do about kids at the reception. Let’s face it, most brides don’t have kids, so trying to find a trustworthy sitter for the reception can be a shot in the dark. Services like Colorado’s Wedding and Event Sitters and the national Sitter City can help you out. Hey, don’t lose those URLSs - one day you may need them yourself!

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Rock ‘n Roll Bride: Gorgeous Engagement Session Photos!

by Azure

About Rock 'n Roll Bride Tinywater Photography have been blogging friends of Rock n Roll Bride for a while now, and even now I am still constantly blown away by them. There is something about their images that just hit me right there, you know?! Their use of colour, texture, tone…it’s all just so wonderful and comes together in such a natural way... I just love them! For this week’s post I simply have to share their newest engagement session. Whoever would have thought...

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Have MySpace Plan Your Wedding?

by Azure

Hmmm....would you ask millions of people on MySpace who don't know you to plan your wedding? These 3 couples are vying for a chance to...

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Bubbly Bride: Sports-themed wedding ideas!

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride It is the bottom of the ninth— Your dress fits perfectly, all of the food is ordered and every guest has RSVP'd. As you walk up to the plate— the man of your dreams looks you in the eye and you are beaming— knowing that your special day is everything you've ever imagined... a Sports Themed Wedding! If you aren't looking to host a ritzy black tie affair and tend to enjoy a more casual evening of celebration— maybe a sports theme is right up your...

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Ever After Wedding Market: Metal and Lace

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market Metal and lace create a dichotomy of delicate details and weathered metal in this theme suggested by Artful Beginnings. The Black and White Lotus Pendant from Blazer Arts is a wonderful example of combining metal with a delicate treasure. It features an oxidized sterling silver flower blossom with a genuine black fresh water pearl at the center. The Fair Trade Green Tourmaline Ring from McFarland Designs spotlights a California green tourmaline in a...

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Hilarious Wedding Blooper!

by Azure

You must, must, must watch this! The quality isn't great, but this is truly a classic... And the commentary in the background? One word: Priceless!

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Ever After Wedding Market: Everything Green wedding ideas

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market Earth Day (April 22nd) is the perfect opportunity to consider the environmental impact of your wedding celebration, and we wanted to continue the celebration to help keep the earth beautiful. You can significantly reduce your wedding’s ecological footprint by selecting products created by environmentally aware merchants. Many invitations, rings and accessories are eco-friendly, making it easy to have a green wedding! Nansglam repurposes vintage items...

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Spring Inspirations: Wedding Ideas

by Azure

About Always A Blogsmaid Even in the concrete jungle that I live in (New York City) we are graced with these gorgeous patches of green that are just flooded with color this time of year. Sometimes brides will ask me if a color scheme works, or where they should start with a theme or look. If you're a spring bride, you really don't need to look any further than out the window (or down the street to the park). Here is some SpringSpiration and how it looks in a wedding. Enjoy! ...

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Calling All St. Louis Brides!

by Azure

If you are a STL bride-to-be, and have yet to chose your wedding photographer, you must take advantage of this fantastic deal! On 4/25 and 5/03, the talented artists at J. Pollack Photography will be holding 30-minute photo sessions for engaged couples at a St. Louis park. Not only does this give you the chance to get to know and work with a photographer before your big day, but J. Pollack will be providing couples with a web gallery where they can download high-resolution images for...

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Choosing Invitations To Suit Your Wedding’s Style

by Azure

Special Feature by Thuy Ha of Paper Chez Your wedding invitations give your guests a sneak preview of the whole ceremony. Here’s how to set the tone with the right design. The overall look and feel of your invitations should give your guests an idea of the type of event they’ll be attending. The colors and kind of paper you choose should match your wedding theme, but they can also show your guests whether to expect a casual or formal ceremony, and give them a...

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Heartwarming Proposal Live on TV

by Azure

Too cute...love a good live on TV engagement. Embedded video from CNN Video

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Top Ten Tips for Creating Your Kitchen Registry

by Azure

If your gift registry is leaving you wilted, check out our advice section. We sat down with personal chef Susan Hynes to get ten top tips on registering for your kitchen. Whether you're the second Martha Stewart, or a gal who doesn't know a sauté from a flambé, these ideas can help! If there are other areas of the registry process confusing you, let us know!

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It’s A Jaime Thing: For The Sunflower Bride - Gorgeous Letterpress Wedding Invitations!

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing Who's ready for summer already? I know I sure am! If you're planning a sunflower wedding, send a little extra sunshine to impress your guests! Do so with these stunning swirly Sunflower Letterpress Invitations which I absolutely adore, by Chicago designer Denise Johnson, owner of Bellis Studios.. What is letterpress? "The art of letterpress involves inking raised type and then impressing it directly onto the printing surface. The result is an impression...

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Win a Felt and Button Bouquet for your Wedding Day!

by Azure

Rock n’ Roll Bride, one of our fabulous weekly guest bloggers, is running a fantastic contest on her blog right now. With so many creative Savvy Scoop readers, we knew this contest would be right up your alley and just had to share! Kat (Rock n’ Roll Bride) is ready for a change, and is looking for a new slogan for her site. She’s become a bit bored with her current slogan- “Wedding inspiration… in a Rock n Roll way”- and would like your help creating a new one! All she...

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Rock ‘n Roll Bride: Another fabulous wedding captured with artistic photos

by Azure

About Rock 'n Roll Bride Wow, what a busy week it has been over at Rock n Roll Bride HQ. I have not only launched myself a little contest to find a new slogan (plug plug!) but I have been inundated with amazing amazing amazing engagements, weddings, videos all week (not that it is any cause for complaint!) So I had a plethora of little gems to choose from to share with you all this week. It really was a toughie (mainly because I just want to post them all on my RnR Bride!) but I have...

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Bubbly Bride: Bringing your Hometown to your Wedding

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride If you and your husband met in New York City, moved to Chicago but left your heart in NYC... why not remind your guests what you love about the city? You might not be able to return to your favorite location, but you can bring it to your friends and family! The best way to pull off this idea at your wedding, is to create food stations. I will use New York as an example since they are known for their famous food, found all over the different neighborhoods. ...

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Top Ten Tips for a Good Working Relationship with Your Wedding Caterer

by Azure

Getting ready to choose your caterer? We talked to some wedding reception catering veterans to get their very best advice. Check out our Top Ten Tips for a Good Working Relationship with Your Caterer for a wedding reception that's as effortless as it is delicious.

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Bride Chic: A Celebration of Bridal Fashion and Photography

by Azure

We are so excited to have a first look at Amy-Jo Tatum's photo shoot, with wedding photographer Stephanie Williams, featuring five gorgeous bridal gowns from her Dioresque collection! About Bride Chic If there is such a thing as visual poetry it is in these images. All are from a recent photo shoot I had with Orange County wedding photographer Stephanie Williams. We shot five of my gowns in various locations around San Juan Capistrano, California--including the mission. While I'm...

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Great Wedding Idea: Bring the Wedding to the Guests

by Azure

Shortly before my wedding, one of my readers had a family tragedy and another reader lost his job (here’s a hint, if I ever ask you to read something, say no). We found replacement readers, but what really made me sad was that these people, who were so important to me, couldn’t be at the wedding. Well, today they could be. If you have family and friends who can’t come to the wedding due to money or illness, consider a live stream broadcast of your wedding. If just reading those...

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Save on Letterpress Wedding Invitations with Wedding Paper Divas!

by Azure

With so many fabulous wedding invite and stationery designers out there, it’s not always easy making your final invitation selection. What if I told you that you could get exclusive wedding invitations and announcements designed by some of the hottest artists in the industry for free? Would this help make your decision a bit easier? I thought so! The folks at Wedding Paper Divas are currently running a promotion unlike any other they have ever offered, and we wanted to let all of...

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Featured Wedding: Jeff and Angel

by Azure

Special Feature by Joseph Harris of JLH Photography Jeff and Angel's wedding at Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus was easily the most interesting wedding I shot in 2008. "Traditional" is certainly not a word that I would use to describe them. When I met with Angel the first time and saw that she had written the word "steampunk" in for the wedding's theme, I knew we would be making some remarkable images together. Steampunk is a style that is best understood as coming...

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Top Ten Tips for Hiring (and enjoying) Your Wedding Band

by Azure

Looking for advice on hiring a wedding band? Come on over to OneWed's advice section and check out bandleader Becca Kaufman's excellent top ten tips for hiring a wedding band.

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Hostess with the Mostess: Splash of Color with a Citrus Wedding

by Azure

About Hostess with the Mostess This beach-inspired orange and yellow color palette from Pacific Weddings is perfect for a summer wedding! If you’ve already chosen your wedding colors (or are having a fall or winter wedding), incorporate this fabulous citrus color palette into your bridal shower, bridesmaids luncheon, or any summertime bash. Whether or not you have the sand, shining sun, and crashing waves at your affair, incorporate a sunny splash of color with details...

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