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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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Wedding Blogs We Stalk (and you should too)

by Azure

We know OneWed isn't the only inspiring wedding blog out there... and it seems every day, a new bridal blogger hits the scene. With so many different sources of inspiration to choose from, we wanted to share our list of the best wedding blogs around. Ready to roll?? In no particular order... 100 Layer Cake Rock n Roll Bride Ruffled Merci New York Wedding Chicks The Knotty Bride Hot Pink Brides The Broke-Ass Bride A Practical Wedding The...

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5 New Etsy Wedding Favorites

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Signature orbs wedding guest book alternative by Etsy seller Once Upon a Paper Ah, Etsy. That ever-flowing font of wedding inspiration. I'm several years out from my own wedding at this point, but whenever I go on Etsy, there's always something that pulls me right back in to the land of weddingdom. Once your big day is past, you will definitely miss the Pinteresting, Etsying, and general wedding web surfing. Your life will feel strangely empty for a little while, but then life...

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5 Things NOT To Forget In The Throes of Wedding Planning

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Source: Style Me Pretty Here's what no one tells you when you're piecing together your dream wedding, years in advance of meeting anyone who even remotely qualifies as husband material: wedding planning is intense. It could very well be one of the most stressful periods in your entire life. No one's going to mention that when you finally get engaged either. (People don't like saying that kind of thing to the bizarrely happy, I suppose.) If you find yourself dealing with a...

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Foldable.me for Weddings

by Brooklyn Bride

Around Christmas time, I was introduced to a new site called Foldable.me, where you could create your own little foldable character out of paper. It's totally easy and totally fun, and I went and bought a bunch as gifts, in addition to making little characters out of me and my husband. The company has now introduced characters that can be dressed for a wedding, which makes them perfect as cake toppers, or even as gifts to your bridal party. You can also contact them for bulk...

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Custom Wedding Prints at Poppies & Posies

by Brooklyn Bride

Recently Poppies & Posies have partnered with Stephanie Singer-Eventov to create a line of exclusive prints that can be used for anything from table runners to bow ties! There are designs for every taste (of COURSE I'll be shopping the graphic ones!) and are a wonderful way to jazz up your wedding with something unique. Some of you might think doing custom pieces aren't viable for your wedding due to cost, but almost anything you make can be reused in your home, or can be given...

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Pretty Wedding Nails

by Brooklyn Bride

Most brides probably feel like they have to go neutral or just a simple pop of red or coral on their nails for their wedding day, but I'm hoping this sparks some interest in doing something a LITTLE more daring! My favorite is probably the simple gold french manicure (below) since I've done it before and it really does look stunning. But I want to know... What unique nail style featured here do you love most?

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17 Unique Ways to Display Your Wedding Monogram

by Azure

Adding personal touches to the ceremony and reception is one important piece of the memorable wedding puzzle. Because no couple wants to spend a fortune to create a generic, ho-hum wedding. Am I right or am I right?! Here's a fabulous idea! Splurge on getting a custom wedding monogram created for you and your man, then start dreaming up all the ways you can incorporate it into your special day. We've come up with a list of 17 unique ideas to get you started! 17 Places to Showcase...

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5 Inside Tips from The Budget Savvy Bride

by Azure

Since starting to plan my own wedding, I've had to face one very harsh reality. Weddings ARE expensive, no matter how you cut it. So I've had a few burning questions on my mind about how to get crafty with your budget. Luckily, our girl Jessica aka The Budget Savvy Bride, came through big and answered my questions, and I thought I'd share the nuggets of wisdom with you today! Ready to roll? Best kept budget wedding secret? Hosting your event at a public space for little-to-no...

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Custom Button Wedding Favors

by Brooklyn Bride

When Chad and I got married, in addition to the favors we were giving our guests, we wanted to have something a little fun for people to take away.... enter our 1" buttons! They can be used in so many ways....on escort cards, as ice breakers for guests to get to know one another, or just to commemorate the day! I designed four separate designs and had them displayed in glass cylinders as guests walked in, and they were a big hit! It was so fun to see all 4 designs pinned on tuxedos...

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Navy + Neon Coral Wedding Color Palette to Adore

by Azure

It's obvious (from all the Pins, Tweets, and Facebook Likes) that you love the inspiring wedding color palettes we share on the OneWed blog! And today's color inspiration is out of this world gorgeous! Classic navy paired with vibrant coral is as timeless as it is unique, and works perfect for a variety of different wedding styles. I can totally picture this palette at nautical-themed I Do's, downtown chic Springtime affairs, and rustic elegant outdoor weddings. Once you take in all...

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15 Ways to Spend Less on Your Wedding

by Azure

Here on OneWed, we're all about helping you get the best bang for your wedding buck! So today, we share 15 insider tips on how to reduce your wedding costs without making too many sacrifices. 1. Having a wedding in winter months is definitely cheaper than having it in peak seasons, such as fall or summer. Consider looking at different dates that will save you a great deal of money! 2. Consider a daytime wedding instead of the evening, or a Friday or Sunday wedding instead of a...

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A Brilliant Wedding Color Palette: Peony Pink, Bright Coral, Yellow and Slate

by Azure

Although we're predicting a return to elegant neutral color palettes for 2013 weddings (see our full list of top trends right HERE), not every bridey wants a wedding dripping in muted natural hues. Sound like you? Then you'll fall head over heels for the gorgeous inspiration board above! Bright pink and coral peonies, dahlias and anemones come together beautifully with bright yellow billy balls and other sunshiny citrus florals. Add to that touches of smoky gray (like...

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