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The Micromanaging Bride

by Bitchless Bride

"Hello, my name is Bridey, and I am a micromanager." Wouldn't it be great if there were a support group for micromanagers? Particularly for micromanaging BRIDES? Seriously, I would love to lead THAT group! I would even make the coffee and bring the damn donuts. We would sit in a big circle talking all about allowing the wedding vendors to do their jobs without constant "direction" from you, bridey. It would be so enlightening... uplifting even! I am bringing this up because as I was...

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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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Five Wedding DIYs that Light Things Up

by Azure

Dare to DIY, and vow to add enchantment to your wedding day, with a do-it-yourself project that shines brighter than the rest! From fancifully-decorated mason jar centerpieces, to whimsical luminaries for your wedding reception tables, here are five beautiful options that have the power to light things up... 1. Vintage Doily Candleholder via Creature Comforts Blog 2. Apple Votive Holders for a rustic fall wedding 3. Frosted Glass LED Centerpieces via Offbeat Bride 4....

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5 Quick Wedding Tips for Brides

by Azure

We do our very best to deliver wedding inspiration and advice that brides simply can't live without. And today, we share five more pieces of wedding day wisdom to keep you on the right track as you journey down the aisle. Let's get to it, shall we? 1. Accessorizing the new statement neckline: Remember when strapless was the standard neckline for brides? Those days are gone! The new go-to neckline is all about illusion, covering more of the bride's décolletage with sheer lace,...

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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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Choose Wisely - Fight the Fight Not the War

by Bitchless Bride

Hello brideys. Well I certainly hope that you all had an amazing, fun-filled weekend, I am guessing that some of you had the unfortunate experience of duking it out with your fiancé, mother, father, mother-in-law or even the Holy Ghost. But, no matter what happened, you have to consider what is worth the fight, and what's not. Because your sanity during the wedding planning is at stake if everything is a fight. I'm currently working with a lovely bride who is receiving a healthy...

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5 Unforgettable Wedding Escort Card DIYs

by Azure

Want an easy way to add wow factor to your wedding reception? Get creative with your escort cards! Blogs like A Subtle Revelry and 100 Layer Cake have plenty of inspired ideas and DIY tutorials to boot, and today we share five of our favorites from around the web. Check them out, then post a comment below to tell us which escort card DIY you'd love to try! Light bulb terrariums... Elegant & herb-adorned... Colorful clay stamped... Gilded golden pears... Upcycled...

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6 Handmade Wedding Party Gifts

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com In love with sites like Etsy and the growing handmade trend? Inject some unique handmade items into your wedding by treating your wedding party to custom or one-of-a-kind handmade gifts to thank them for their love, support and friendship on your big day. Here are 6 of our favorite picks: 1. Personalized vintage spoon bracelets for bridesmaids from Silver Spoon Creations. 2. Chalkboard beer mugs for groomsmen from The...

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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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5 Signature Wedding Cocktails to Keep You Cool

by Brooklyn Bride

NYC's been pretty hot and sticky the last couple of weeks, so I've been trying every which way to stay cool and refreshed.  These drinks would make great signature cocktails at any affair surrounding your wedding, especially with lots of ice!  Blue Thai Mojito | Summer Fruit Sangria | Champagne cocktail with mint & lemon sorbet | Cardamom rose cocktail | Stormy morning

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4 Ways to Add Handmade/DIY Pieces to Your Wedding

by The Man Registry

With the popularity of websites like Etsy rapidly increasing, incorporating handmade or DIY items into the big day has become a growing wedding trend over the last few years. Whether you decide to go all in with a one-of-a-kind handmade wedding theme or prefer to inject just a few pieces into your wedding to personalize the day, here are four ideas to get you started: Wedding invitations, save-the-dates or ceremony programs. By purchasing handmade invitations, you’ll put a unique...

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Personalized Stamps for Your Wedding

by Brooklyn Bride

These personalized stamps from Doodlebug Designs are beyond adorable....they'd be great for personalizing your wedding stationery, envelopes, escort cards, pretty much any of your paper goods! Best part is that after the wedding, you can continue to use your Doodlebug stamps! So now we want to know... Will personalized stamps be a must-have on your wedding list?

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A DIY Hairstyle Every Bride Should Know

by Azure

With a trusted hair stylist by your side, you can be sure that your wedding day hair will be beyond beautiful. And if you need inspiration, we've got tons of it HERE! But what about all those pre-wedding festivities? The engagement party, bridal shower, bachelorette, rehearsal dinner... Chances are, you're not springing for a professional beauty team to get you ready. So check out the video below to learn one gorgeously simple hairstyle you can DIY anytime! Isn't it timeless...

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5 Things to Do After Getting Engaged

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Congrats; you’re engaged! You might be thinking to yourself, now what? If you’re not quite sure where to start when it comes to wedding planning, you’re not alone. Here’s a quick checklist of the most important details to start with: 1. Choose your wedding date. Although this may depend on a few other details (such as when you can book the ceremony and reception venues), setting a date helps set the stage for nearly...

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Take a Survey, Win an iPad

by Azure

Complete the survey below (you'll be done in three minutes flat, promise) and you'll be automatically entered to win every bride's favorite gadget- the Apple iPad! Do it now! Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world's leading questionnaire tool. * Please note, 25 Days of Giveaways winners have already been selected, so the two extra entries (mentioned at the top of the survey) no longer applies.

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A Wedding Decor DIY You’ll Want to Try

by Azure

Are you sick of hearing me talk about ombre this and ombre that for your wedding? Hopefully not, because I found an ombre chrysanthemum lantern DIY that is too gorgeous to pass up! Just picture these lush, frilly lanterns in shades of peach and coral hanging from the trees surrounding your outdoor reception (or cocktail hour) venue. They'll add a touch of whimsy, and have all your guests talking!   And believe it or not, this is a totally budget-friendly wedding DIY. Why?...

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5 Totally Easy Ways to Make your Wedding Unique and Different

by Bitchless Bride

Seriously, if I hear it one more time I am going to punch somebody in the face, so I thought I’d be kind enough to write it all down. Here it is girl’s… suggestions that will help make your wedding more UNIQUE and DIFFERENT than all the other weddings you will attend over the years. 1.  Take a good look at your floor plan for the evening, and then shake it up. You don’t have to have the “standard” wedding diagram. Why not have some round tables, square tables,...

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9 Creative Ways to Incorporate Your Wedding Monogram

by Azure

Raise your hand if you're creating a custom monogram for your wedding! Dreaming up a custom monogram with your groom is a wonderful way to unwind and have a little fun when the stress of wedding planning begins to take hold. And there's no better way to personalize your big day! But I'll bet you don't realize all the different ways you can incorporate your special monogram. The options are truly endless, and we share our favorite ideas below! 1- Wedding invitations and...

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