Design


Romantic Wedding Color Palette: Soft & Sweet

by Azure

Oooh la la! How gorgeous is this dreamy color pairing of rosy brown, soft dove gray, blush, sage, and ivory? I love it! This wedding color palette is perfect for romantic brides tying the knot outside, but also works for shabby chic, Parisian, Anthropologie, or general vintage-inspired weddings. The palette shades are rich yet soft, feminine without being too girly, and oh so ethereal! What do you think? Like or love this romantic color pairing? Sound off below!

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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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4 DIYs to Make You Fall For Fall Weddings

by Faye

I love Fall! You love Fall! Everyone loves Fall! With the exception of a few grumpy students... I’ve never met anyone who isn’t enamored with the season's amazing colors, pumpkin flavored everything, cool nights, crisp sunny days, and crunchy leaves decorating the sidewalks. To get you fully in the fall spirit, I’ve rounded up several fantastic DIYs for autumn. You’ll love them for your wedding day or seasonal home décor. The first DIY features the season’s biggest star,...

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Mason Jar Wedding Love…

by Azure

Ready to see the many gorgeous sides of one of your favorite wedding decor accessories? Mason jars make brides' hearts go pitter patter, and the creative ways to incorporate them into your ceremony and reception are a plenty! One Etsy seller who recently caught my eye is Sideshows, and just wait until you see the shop's mason jar pretties! I don't know about you, but I'm feeling a DIY coming on... Sideshows shows (pun intended) all the beautiful ways you can work with vintage...

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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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Michiemay Paperie for Your Wedding Day

by Brooklyn Bride

Michiemay Paperie is the most adorable Etsy shop with lots of goodies for parties and weddings! I just love her boxed save the date and pennants with glittery tassels...they'll make anything all the more festive.

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Whimsical Rainbows, Chevron & Stripes, and Cacti Wedding Centerpieces

by Azure

Who's ready to taste the rainbow? You'll be saying YES! once you take in all this lovely from the amazing Kelly Oshiro! Kelly proves that with a little creativity and thinking outside the box, you can create something truly spectacular for your wedding (no matter what your budget). She used an assortment of washi tape to craft a colorful reception table runner and candles, and called on Enjoy Cupcakes for the delicious desserts. Pretty gorgeous, isn't it?! See more from Kelly...

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10 Wedding Pinners to Follow

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com New to Pinterest or wedding planning and not quite sure where to begin? Start by following these wedding tastemakers and let them help inspire your wedding plans. 1. Style Me Pretty – Bringing chic, stylish weddings to the masses. Real Weddings are the heart and soul and inspiration of SMP. 2. Ruffled® – All the fun in wedding + party details! 3. The Man Registry – The leading wedding planning resource & gift...

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Buttercream and Black Chic Wedding Colors

by Azure

The color blocked Elie Saab stunner (top right) in the style board above inspired this buttercream and black wedding color palette. I absolutely LOVE the dress, and the resulting color inspiration is chic, sophisticated, and puts a beautiful new spin on Black Tie! Choosing cream hues over bright whites to pair with classic black is the perfect way to add warmth to your overall wedding vibe. Plus, a cream, beige, or deep ivory wedding dress will hold up against dirt, stains and the...

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Go Bananas for this Wedding Color Palette

by Azure

I love to eat (especially anything sweet), so comparing color palettes, prints, designs, and even puppies (weird right?) to my favorite foods is not uncommon. I call my sister's dog "root beer float", and my fave summer skinny jeans are my "daiquiri ice" pants. I could go on and on with my food-inspired analogies, but you get the idea so I'll spare you the rest! And I DO have a point (believe it or not), so let me get to it... I spotted the gorgeous wedding invitation suite below by...

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Bigger Balloons for the Wedding Day

by Brooklyn Bride

If you haven't had a chance to check out some of the coverage from The Cream event a few weeks ago in NYC, you're missing out on some good wedding reception decorating ideas! Giant gold letter balloons were a big decor element for some of the tables (mine included!)....they really make a grand statement whether at the altar or at the reception. You can generally find them cheaper online than in stores, and then have them blown up at a local balloon shop, as long as you leave extra...

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Gorgeous Grape and Gold Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

Receiving a beautiful wedding invitation always puts a pep in my step! It's like a little surprise you didn't see coming. And yesterday, I got a special delivery... in the form of one drop dead gorgeous wedding invite.  Various shades of grape and lilac were paired with swirls of gilded gold on elegant ivory cardstock, and every last detail was done to perfection. It inspired the stunning style board above, and got me even more excited for what's sure to be an epic wedding. How...

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I Do or I Don’t to Neon Coral for the Wedding?

by Azure

I spotted the image (top left) in the style board above on Tumblr, and bookmarked it instantly because I was a smitten kitten! The brightness of neon coral mixed with sparkly metallic silver, shiny black, and alluring sheer is, in my eyes, downright inspiring. I've blogged about coral and metallics plenty in my day, so it's no secret that I love these shades. And when you put them all together... the end result is magical! Do you love it too? And, would you invite neon coral to...

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Fun Ideas for a Picnic Wedding Reception

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Late summer is a great time to have an outdoor wedding. Things start to cool down, there's a renewed crispness in the air, and it's the perfect time for a picnic! Wait ... what? Picnic? Wedding? YES. For those of you who are scrambling for casual, fun ideas for a late-summer wedding outdoors, why not have a picnic wedding? Throw some blankets and pillows down on the ground. Scavenge some old picnic tables. Get your caterer to whip up some mini-sammiches and finger-lickin' desserts....

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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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Drench Your Wedding in Pretty Pinks

by Brooklyn Bride

Totally inspired by this art by Mike Mills, it's easy to see how drenching a wedding in various tones of the same color works beautifully. I Do or I Don't to a pretty monochromatic palette? Would an all-pink wedding fly with your groom?

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15 Beautiful Rainbow Wedding Treasures to Brighten Up Your Day

by Azure

What's more cheerful and inspiring than a sparkling rainbow in the sky? Not much.... But these multi-color rainbow wedding finds from Etsy definitely give the real thing a run for its money! Take a peek at 15 of our favorites, then post a comment below to share your thoughts! Will rainbows brighten up your wedding day? If so, how will you incorporate them?  

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Wedding Chairs Worthy of the Bride & Groom

by Azure

Call me crazy, but I never really got THAT excited about chairs. New chairs, designer chairs, decorated chairs, you name it. I'd take a stunning tablescape or drool-worthy dress or pair of heels over a divine chair any day. But once I immersed myself in this whimsical, wonderful world of weddings, my humdrum approach to chairs and seating was totally transformed... and I quickly realized how special chairs could be! From rainbow pastel chiavari chairs and ruffly chameleon...

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