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Bridezilla, Meet Bridechilla

by Azure

There's a new bridal sheriff in town, and she's a downright pleasure to work with. Her name is Bridechilla, and she floats through the wedding planning process with style and grace! Defined... Bride • chill • a : a soon to be married lady who is unflappable (cool, calm and collected), equanimous (perfectly poised, dependable and level-headed), and the true antithesis of everything a bridezilla represents. And I think all of us nearlyweds could steal a few pages from...

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10 Timeless Tips for Brides from Vera Wang

by Azure

Awhile back, WWD asked the great Vera Wang to share her top tips for brides on everything from fashion to beauty, flowers and photography. And today we're sharing this wisdom with you... so that your walk down the aisle is everything you've dreamed about and more! 1 - Comfort Is Key: You must love your wedding day look, and feeling comfortable when you walk down the aisle is incredibly important. If you feel comfortable, you'll radiate confidence, making you the most beautiful...

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8 Tips to Maintain Balance & Sanity as a Working Bride

by The Modern Jewish Wedding

Some days it is hard enough to check items off the ever-growing list of “To-Do’s” at the office. But, add to the mix the additional job of planning your wedding and life can get a little, well, “Insane!” In fact, back in 2010, Forbes Magazine found out what happens when those of us that work plan our weddings on company time. According to those surveyed, brides "admitted" to spending at least 10 hours a week planning their weddings. Since you probably didn’t get the...

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Win $250 to Tiffany & Co.

by Azure

As a bride-to-be, I know that while a picture is worth a thousand words, it doesn’t always deliver all the details you’re looking for. You may want to know who designed a dress or where you can buy it, what type of flowers were used in some gorgeous bouquet, or the cost of an item that would be perfect for your wedding. Am I right? To help you get your questions answered, we’ve added a new “Ask About This Photo” comments box to each inspiring image you find on OneWed! ...

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DIY Weddings - 21 Shops that Deliver the Goods

by Azure

Are you planning a few DIY projects to add your own personal touch to your wedding day? If so, there are lots of fantastic resources out there to help you achieve do-it-yourself success! And today, we're giving you the full rundown of the must-explore online shops that deliver all the ingredients you'll need to DIY like a pro. 21 winners await... Shop Sweet Lulu - for tiny reception accents that make a big impact. Minted - for chic tissue decor and of course, pretty printable...

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27 Ways to Seat Your Wedding Guests with Style

by Azure

While escort cards serve an important purpose, they can also really ramp up the uniqueness of your wedding day and reception decor. Thanks to creative Etsy sellers dreaming up new and unexpected ways to stylishly seat guests, the escort card world is bigger and better than ever. From keys and pinwheels, to vintage windows and mini gilded animals, the innovative ideas below are sure to get your DIY juices flowing! Don't forget to add your favorite escort card finds to an inspiring...

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5 Totally Custom Wedding Ideas

by Azure

Want to make your wedding day your own? Of course you do! And it's easier than ever to do just that. If you need help getting your creative wheels turning when it comes to customizing your wedding day, you've come to the right place! Because today we're rounding up some of the latest & greatest totally customizable wedding finds. Ready for the list? Keep reading... 1.  Create your own Signature Scent when you say hello, Nova. 2.  Clutch a custom purse lined with your...

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Your Votes Revealed! 2013 Wedding Trends Survey

by Azure

Looks like it's time for some new trends, brideys! We asked you to vote on the top 31 trends happening in weddings this year, and tell us which ones you love, loathe, and couldn't care less about. Over 250 readers weighed in, and the results may surprise you! It turns out that many of the decor trends, you're ready to say goodbye to... but the food related trends still have you craving more. And the white aisle style trends (like sleeves and non-white wedding gowns) prove to have...

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31 Wedding Trends to Hitch or Ditch

by Azure

As a wedding blogger and a bride-to-be, I can go from loving to loathing any top trend in two shakes of a lamb's tail. I've even wished, at times, that there was a special place where played out wedding trends (like the Tiffany Blue + Chocolate Brown color scheme) could go to die. Sounds morbid I know, but here's my reasoning... The moment a once unique and trendy idea catches on and hits the masses, it becomes nearly inescapable (especially for industry insiders). And no matter...

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Ditch the Ring Bearer Pillow for these Unforgettable Alternatives

by Azure

When the played out white satin ring bearer pillow just won't cut it, Etsy delivers big with some totally awesome alternatives for your wedding ceremony! From vintage pick-up trucks (see the photo above) to rustic wood boxes, antique tea cups and books with hidden compartments, you will be blown away by the creativity of these indie designers. I know I certainly was! No matter what style wedding you're planning, there's a ring bearer pillow alternative perfect for you. Take a...

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12 Delicious Signature Drinks for Summertime

by Azure

Saturday marked the first official day of Summer (yay!), and I'm sure many of you had fabulous weddings to attend this weekend! If you did, we'd love to hear about them in the comments section below! But first, indulge in our round-up of favorite signature drinks for summertime nuptials! 1.  Southern Bride INGREDIENTS: 2 Parts Gin | 1 Part Grapefruit Juice | 3 Dashes Maraschino Liqueur 2.  Moscow Mule INGREDIENTS: 2 oz of vodka | 3/4 oz of lime | 1/4 oz of simple syrup...

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5 DIY Wedding Favor Ideas

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Don’t let your wedding guests leave empty handed! While they certainly aren’t required, wedding favors are not only a nice gesture, but a great way to add another personal touch to your wedding day. Give your guests a sweet send-off and keepsake of your wedding with one of these creative DIY wedding favor ideas. 1. If you have a green thumb, send guests home with a living memento of your wedding in the form of small potted...

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15 Steps to Plan Your Dream Wedding

by Azure

As you know, our #1515giveaway is in full swing, and we want all our brides to enter to win! All you have to do is create an inspiring Ideabook with fifteen or more photos, share it on Facebook and send it our way! Entry is open through June 20th, so hop to it brideys and get started today! In case you need a bit of extra help creating your winning Ideabook entry, we've broken down the wedding planning process into 15 simple steps. For each step we share some of our most-loved,...

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7 Things NOT To Forget When Your Wedding Day Arrives

by Azure

You already know that your wedding will be over in the blink of an eye. And one of the most common regrets we hear from newlyweds is that they weren't able to relish the glory of the day (due to stress, commotion, being pulled in 100 different directions, family drama, etc.). Bummer, right? But no need to worry, because we're here to save you from making the same mistakes past brides have made. Read on to learn seven things every bride should drill into her pretty little head, and...

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9 Secrets from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Florist Revealed

by Azure

I just returned home from an aaamazing trip to Cartagena, Columbia, back to the grind with a little tan and a LOT of inspiration! Over the next few weeks I'll be sharing all of it with you, and today we get started with some inside tips from the king of flowers, Jeff Leatham. Jeff Leatham is known around the world for his breathtaking, unforgettable, and unconventional floral arrangements and designs. He converted Eva Longoria into a flower lover (after being hired for her...

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