Ceremony and Reception


6 Creative Wedding Guest Book Alternatives

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Tired of the traditional guest book concept where guests dutifully sign their names on the dotted line? While it’s nice to have a record of those who attended your wedding, a simple book of names can seem a bit, well…boring. But today, there are plenty of unique guest book alternatives to fit any couple’s personality. See below for inspiration! Polaroid book. Update the traditional photo album with a fun, retro feel by...

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Peaches & Cream with a Twist of Serene

by Azure

Peaches + Cream is a match made in heaven, and it's a pairing that welcomes other colors to play too. Soft, pastel shades (from light aqua to blush pink, muted lavender to buttery yellow) are all invited to join in, to transform an already beautiful wedding color palette into something serenely spectacular. The inspiration board above shows just one divine outcome. I love the bright pop of aqua from the mason jar centerpiece (middle row, left), coupled with the dreamy sea of...

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25 Handmade Wedding Treasures that Hit All the Right Notes

by Azure

Do you and your soon-to-be share a love of classical, jazz, rock 'n roll, or just music in general? I know my guy and I do! We bring Pandora with us wherever we go, and agree wholeheartedly that splurging on an amazing wedding band is totally worth it! But you can showcase your love of music with more than just an incredible band or kicka** playlist, and sites like Etsy make it a breeze. Now you can infuse vintage sheet music and musical notes, and quotes or snippets from your...

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A Dreamy Wedding Color Palette Mixing Lights, Brights, and Neutrals

by Azure

I spotted this stunning San Diego wedding on Style Me Pretty shot by Ashleigh Taylor Photography, and the bride's bouquet stopped me in my tracks! It was made up mainly of roses and ranunculus, in shades of coral, burnt orange, pink, and tan. Since beige and tan wedding blooms are often outside the bride's realm of thinking, this color combination is totally unique. Latte sounds a little bit sexier than beige and tan though, right? So let's stick with that to help brides embrace the...

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9 Ways to Pull Off the Wedding of Your Dreams

by Azure

Wedding planning is hard, especially if you're juggling a full-time job while blissfully engaged. And it's easy to lose sight of what's truly important. In my five years of working with brides, grooms, and vendors, I've picked up priceless nuggets of wisdom on everything from finding the perfect wedding dress, to decorating on a dime. Now as a bride-to-be, I have an even better understanding of the joys and toils of wedding planning, and a new sense of respect for every couple...

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Amethyst + Ruby Wedding Colors To Love

by Azure

Rich jewel tones paired with vibrant berry hues is a wedding color combination that spells luxury and romance! It's especially perfect for Fall and Winter I Do's, whether you're tying the knot downtown, at a museum, on a ranch, or in a barn. In the inspiration board above (shot by Onelove Photography) you'll notice modern pops of metallic, plus texture-rich succulents, an unexpected addition that adds another layer of Wow! If you think these wedding colors are everything and more,...

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Planning Your Dream Honeymoon to Bermuda

by Azure

Need an escape from the mundane tasks on your wedding planning checklist? Then grab your groom and start discussing honeymoon visions and idyllic locations! One of our personal favorite honeymoon spots is Bermuda, a paradise that delivers the best of all worlds, including adventure, romance, and relaxation. Plus, it's just a hop, skip, and a jump away. Located 650 miles off the coast of North Carolina, Bermuda is an ideal destination for even the briefest of honeymoons. Amazingly,...

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Wedding Color Inspiration: Black + White with a Modern Twist

by Azure

  Horizontal stripes might not immediately come to mind when you think about dresses to flatter your bridesmaids... but the preppy Kate Spade frocks above prove this theory wrong! And once you check out all the lovely from this San Fran real wedding captured by Josh Gruetzmacher Photography, you will surely be feeling inspired! Don't you just love how the chic striped pattern is incorporated throughout, from the bouquet and boutonnieres to the wedding reception table linens?...

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Southern Plantation Wedding by Riverland Studios

by Azure

Jessica + Ryan by Riverland Studios Boone Hall Plantation was the perfect wedding venue for Jessica and Ryan's inspired southern I Do's. Mixing vibrant and modern brights with rustic, elegant touches, each portion of the couple's special day offered guests something memorable and one-of-a-kind. The pair's lovable dogs played a special role (serving as ring bearers), and a fairytale-esque horse drawn carriage delivered the classically beautiful bride to her outdoor wedding...

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When Fashion Photographers Go Bridal

by Bride Chic

I'm always happy when established and respected fashion photographers take up shooting weddings. For me it has that love conquers all sort of aspect! That's exactly what the fashion forward shooting duo Benjo Arwas and Sidney Kraemer have done--adding weddings to their vast portfolio. Under the name Forget Me Not Studios they organized this gorgeous shoot in Montecito, California at the historical landmark Casa del Hererro. Bringing some of the best wedding professionals in...

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Mint, Rose and Turquoise Wedding Color Inspiration

by Azure

With all the heavenly wedding dress inspiration we've been dishing up lately, I wanted to switch things up with a swoon-worthy color palette! Shades of mint, turquoise, and vintage rose and blush pair perfectly with classic wedding white and ivory... especially when you throw dreamy peony blooms and bright succulents into the mix! Plus, it's a color combo that works for a variety of settings, from beach to garden to rustic. Check it... Are you smitten as a kitten? We surely...

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9 Tips for Kim Kardashian’s Wedding Planner

by Azure

Like it or not, the Kimye wedding is officially on. And the third time bride has made the daring decision to relinquish planning control to her opinionated groom. Sounds a bit scary don't you think? Well... it doesn't have to be! Using our vast experience witnessing the best and worst of real and celebrity weddings, and our knowledge of the couple and the media's Kimye obsession, we've come up with nine priceless tips for Kim and Kanye's wedding planner. While the task of planning...

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OneWed’s 1st Annual Wedding Costume Contest!

by Azure

With Trick or Treating off the table (oh, to be young again...), I've had to find other ways besides sugar highs to get in the Halloween spirit. And do you know what comes through each and every time? Brides & grooms in costume and other wild and wacky wedding themes! So we are starting a new tradition this All Hallows' Eve, a spectacular costume contest showcasing the best of dressed up weddings. Scroll on to see ten amazing category winners, then click HERE for lots...

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Wedding Color Palette We Love: Bordeaux, Blush, and Cream

by Azure

When I stumbled upon the swoon-worthy floral arrangements by Blue Bouquet in the inspiration board above, I instantly fell in love. The pairing of deep wine dahlias with fluffy pink peonies and velvety lamb's ear made my heart jump for joy. Such a perfect combination for romantic fall weddings! Are you smitten too? If the answer is yes, you'll definitely want to Pin and Ideabook these babies!

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