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Top 13 Wedding Trends for 2013!

by Azure

Happy Valentine's Day, lovelies! Seeing as over a quarter million couples get engaged today, we thought it was the perfect time to share our picks for the top trends for 2013. Ready to see the list in all its glory? Here we go! 1.  Neutrals - After a year of bold jewel tones (purple was THE color for 2012 weddings) it's back to basics for 2013. Expect to see soft neutral hues like cream, ivory, tan, sand, and stone dominating 2013 color palettes. 2.  Neon Pops - Neon is back...

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7 Valentine’s Day Cocktails to Mix Up for Your Groom

by Azure

While the romance-inspired cocktails below are perfect to spice up your Valentine's Day, they'd also make amazing signature drinks for your wedding day! Ready to get boozy, brideys? 1 - The Sweetheart Martini Ingredients: Vodka, cranberry juice, Grand Mariner, fresh lime juice. Click here to get the recipe. 2 - Bésame (aka Kiss Me) Ingredients: Elderberry, raspberry leaves, ginger & topped w/ prosecco Click here to get the recipe. 3 - Red Currant...

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Wedding Color Inspiration: Sparkly Copper & Gold

by Azure

Metallics are still very much in for weddings, and I love the idea of mixing metals! A glitzy copper and gold wedding color palette, a la the inspiration board above, is absolutely stunning, and sets you up to incorporate one-of-a-kind vintage and thrift store finds! Think mix and match metallic vases for your wedding reception centerpieces, copper-stamped letterpress invitations with gold foil edges,  or a classic white wedding cake with pops of these gorgeous metallic hues. You...

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Valentine’s Day Inspiration for Your Wedding

by Brooklyn Bride

Valentine's Day is this week, and it's the perfect inspiration for weddings! You don't need to go all heart-heavy with the decorations (this isn't a middle school Valentine's Day dance!), but throwing a little bit here and there can be fun and still tasteful. Take a look... Feeling the love? Get lots more Valentine's Day wedding inspiration right here!

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10 Creative Ways to Line the Wedding Ceremony Aisle

by Azure

Once you've booked your wedding ceremony venue, it's time to start thinking about how you'll spruce it up! There are so many ways to create something truly spectacular, and all it takes is a little creativity! To help you get started, here are ten fantastic ideas for lining your wedding ceremony aisle... 1. Mason jars on shepherds' hooks 2. Flickering candles 3. Potted plants and blooms 4. Centerpieces on podiums 5. Tissue Poms 6. Trees and branches ...

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10 Ways to Avoid Overspending on Your Wedding

by Azure

If you're newly engaged or just beginning your wedding planning journey, FREEZE! Stop where you are and read the ten tips below. Because whether your budget is $5,000 or $50,000, there is absolutely no reason to overpay to create the wedding of your dreams. Am I right? To get you started, here are ten ideas to help you save big: Cut the guest list - The quickest way to shave dollars and cents off the cost of your wedding is to scale back the guest list. If you only invite 40 or...

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Handmade Vintage Wedding Crafted with Love

by Azure

Summer + James, captured by Casey Fatchett Photography Inspiration—I wanted the formality and grandeur of Victoria (minus the stuffiness) with the warmth and functionality of the Dashwood cottage featured in the classic chick flick, Sense and Sensibility. Most of all I wanted no white. So we settled on a wedding color palette of warm, candlelit hues, shades of muted pinks, creams, champagnes, peaches, taupes and dusty blues. Venue—We really fell in love with the Meredith...

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9 Wedding Planning Worries to Stop Stressing About Today

by Azure

A bride's journey towards the aisle is filled with twists and turns, and while the engagement period is blissful, it's not all rainbows and unicorns. Because planning a wedding is hard! Especially when a full-time job is also in the picture (which is the case for the majority of brides today). So keeping the stress down, and the excitement up, is often easier said than done. But if you can let go of the nine wedding planning stressors below, your path to I Do will be significantly...

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3 Awesome DIY Wedding Hairstyles from a True Expert

by Faye

We here at OneWed are completely obsessed (that’s putting it mildly) with helping all the lovely brides find their perfect wedding hairstyle. We’re also huge fans of the occasional DIY project, but must admit we’re lacking in the DIY skill department. Enter the fantastic How To Hair Girl; rock star blogger, mother of two, and pro-DIY hairstylist on a mission to share her knowledge with budget savvy and crafty ladies everywhere! Plus, her Instagram account is killer! When...

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8 DIYs to Sweeten Up Your Valentine’s Day

by Azure

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it, and if it's your first time celebrating as a bride-to-be, why not step up your game and surprise your groom with something extra special?! After all... he gave you the ultimate surprise when he (hopefully) dropped to one knee and popped the question. So if you're comfortable getting crafty and want to sweeten up your day, roll up your sleeves and get going on one of these fabulously romantic and fun V-Day DIYs. Your groom will love...

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10 Tips to Help You Plan the Perfect Wedding

by Azure

Celebrity wedding planner Yifat Oren shared her wisdom and these priceless wedding planning tips with us last year. But since now's the time to welcome all the newly engaged ladies to the bridal hood, I wanted to share the advice again. Keep these tips in mind as you journey toward the aisle, and your special day will surely be as magical as you've imagined! 1. Avoid Clichés, Do the Unexpected - Think outside the box and keep wedding guests on their toes by integrating new and...

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Unique Wedding Centerpieces

by Brooklyn Bride

It's a new year, so it's time to get out of that bridal rut and try some funky ideas for centerpieces! Whether it's a series of DIY vases made from PVC piping, or spray painting some fake fruit, these centerpieces will definitely be the topic of conversation among your wedding guests. Which unique wedding centerpiece idea do you love most? Share it in the comments section below!

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New Year, New Brides, and a Beautiful New OneWed

by Azure

Did you unwrap an iPad or iPad mini this holiday season? Or do you already own one? If the answer is yes, then grab it now and download OneWed's NEW Wedding Inspiration iPad app! The app is free to download, and delivers all the inspiration of OneWed online. Plus you can favorite, save, and share all the beautiful images & products that catch your eye, and the talented vendors who inspire you. Once you try it, if you like it, please rate it in the App Store, and help us spread...

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Customized Nail Polish for the Bride & Her Bridesmaids

by Brooklyn Bride

Pretty Please nail polish gives you the opportunity to name your own nailpolish! Isn't this just the best idea ever? With a bunch of colors (and more to come down the line), you can easily personalize hues like shades of pink for your bridesmaids, glitter for the flower girls, or a pastel blue for the bride's Something Blue.  Name them after the person, or come up with something clever in 24 characters or less for a little gift they'll remember forever! Will you say I Do to...

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Need a Last Minute Gift for the DIY Bride in Your Life?

by Azure

If the answer is yes, then OneWed is here to save the day! Well... we'll save the day by letting you in on a little secret. You know Birchbox, the online beauty discovery platform that delivers hand-picked samples to its members each month? I'm a Birchbox girl, and my monthly delivery of beautification goodies always puts a pep in my step! And I've gifted Birchbox to almost all my closest friends. But what if I told you there's something like Birchbox out there, except for ladies...

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A DIY Project for Every Style Wedding

by Azure

No matter what style of wedding you're planning, there is a DIY project perfect for you! But before you read on, catch up on our DIY Do's and Don'ts to ensure your do-it-yourself adventure doesn't go awry! To help you achieve DIY success and find a project that fits your wedding style, we combed through our favorite wedding blogs and crafting sites to round-up the best of the best. Ready? Let's go! Romantic - Lace Statement Necklace Bohemian - Floral Crown Beach - Seashell...

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Wedding Planning Wisdom—Stretching Your Décor Budget

by Azure

Now that I'm wedding planning too, I thought it would be fun to tackle important questions on most brides minds. And if you have a question you want answered, just email it to us at SavvyScoop@OneWed.com with "Wedding Planning Wisdom" in the subject line. We'll tap our vast network of wedding pros and blogger friends to share their expertise. Ready for question numero uno? Let's do it! The Question: I'm on a tight décor budget, so what can I do to make the most of my wedding...

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9 DIY Snow Globes to Whimsify Winter Weddings

by Azure

Whether you do it to spruce up your soon-to-be newlywed home, or for your enchanted winter wedding, these DIY snow globe projects are perfect to amp up the holiday cheer! They add sparkle to any table, can double as wedding guest favors, and won't take a major bite out of your budget. Nine glorious snow globe DIYs await... ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT NINE Which DIY are you dying to try? Have any other fun holiday projects up your...

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