Rock ‘n Roll Bride: Gorgeous Engagement Session Photos!

by Azure

About Rock 'n Roll Bride Tinywater Photography have been blogging friends of Rock n Roll Bride for a while now, and even now I am still constantly blown away by them. There is something about their images that just hit me right there, you know?! Their use of colour, texture, tone…it’s all just so wonderful and comes together in such a natural way... I just love them! For this week’s post I simply have to share their newest engagement session. Whoever would have thought...

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Have MySpace Plan Your Wedding?

by Azure

Hmmm....would you ask millions of people on MySpace who don't know you to plan your wedding? These 3 couples are vying for a chance to...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Picture-Perfect Wedding Day with REMBRANDT!

by Azure

There are so many things a bride-to-be has to coordinate leading up to her big day, and one thing she should be able to count on undoubtedly (besides her groom!) is her smile. After all, there’s no better way to dazzle your new hubby than with a bright, confident smile! Our Savvy Steal this week will take care of just that. One Savvy Scoop reader will receive the three fabulous REMBRANDT products in the Guide to a Picture-Perfect Wedding Day shown above. Leading up to your big...

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Bubbly Bride: Sports-themed wedding ideas!

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride It is the bottom of the ninth— Your dress fits perfectly, all of the food is ordered and every guest has RSVP'd. As you walk up to the plate— the man of your dreams looks you in the eye and you are beaming— knowing that your special day is everything you've ever imagined... a Sports Themed Wedding! If you aren't looking to host a ritzy black tie affair and tend to enjoy a more casual evening of celebration— maybe a sports theme is right up your...

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Weekly Wrap-Up of Wedding Ideas - Week of April 20

by Azure

Welcome Weekend Wedding Warriors! Ned to catch up on the Scoop, or just need to re-find that perfect wedding idea fast? Here’s your wrap-up of our wedding ideas for the week of April 20th. On Monday: We got Top Tips for whipping up a great relationship with your caterer. We learned that pashminas are a bridesmaid’s best friend. Bubbly Bride brought the taste of home with food stations. Rock ‘n Roll Bride took wedding photos to the max –Max Wanger, that is. On Tuesday: We...

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Hey Chicago Brides!  You don’t want to miss this bridal show!

by Azure

If you don't have plans for this coming Tuesday (04.28.2009), how would you like to scoop up discounted designer wedding dresses before enjoying a yummy fondue dinner? The Melting Pot will be hosting the 1st Annual Bridal Show on Tuesday, with Macy's Bridal Salon and other fabulous wedding vendors. This will be a fantastic one-stop-shop, and the $35 ticket includes a three course fondue dinner! If you've ever had dinner at The Melting Pot, you know this is an amazing steal! To...

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Savvy Steals Winner: Arming one lucky lady with fabulous budget wedding ideas!

by Azure

We've got one Savvy Scoop reader who is on a roll! Our Savvy Steal winner this week, who will be armed with the tools to plan her dream wedding without emptying her piggy bank, is PattyJ! Congratulations, PattyJ- we know you will love the Bridal Bargains Gift Set, chock full of fantastic budget wedding ideas! Last week, PattyJ was the lucky winner of 5 amazing Essie nail polish shades, and now she's ready to plan a champagne wedding on a beer budget. See, girls, we take care...

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Ever After Wedding Market: Metal and Lace

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market Metal and lace create a dichotomy of delicate details and weathered metal in this theme suggested by Artful Beginnings. The Black and White Lotus Pendant from Blazer Arts is a wonderful example of combining metal with a delicate treasure. It features an oxidized sterling silver flower blossom with a genuine black fresh water pearl at the center. The Fair Trade Green Tourmaline Ring from McFarland Designs spotlights a California green tourmaline in a...

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Featured Wedding: Christina and Andy

by Azure

Special Feature by Sarah Sloboda, New York Photographer I had the honor of photographing Christina and Andy's wedding at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, in Tarrytown, New York. When Christina and I first spoke on the phone, she and Andy had planned to "elope" in Central Park, but family members' opinions weighed in strongly, and soon a full-fledged wedding was in order. After we spoke, Christina and I found ourselves in the same ceramics class in my neighborhood in Brooklyn -...

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Bride Chic: Bridal Fashion Couture Report- New York Spring 2010

by Azure

About Bride Chic 2010. I know it sounds pretty futuristic but it's the reality we're looking right at. Actually, New York is showing us designers are time traveling through the 20th century bringing back trends that never made it to the once-upon-a-time bridal scene. We're seeing still more color and interesting textures this season. A stunning collection in optical white, Oscar de la Renta is showing short chic cocktail dresses paired up with gloves and big white pouf cocktail hats...

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Top Ten Tips for Planning Your Florida Wedding

by Azure

Looking for wedding ideas that involve the romantic feel of sand between your toes? Check out our Top Ten Tips for Planning Your Florida Wedding. Savvy locals Jeff and Claire Copeland of Simple Treasures Photography will get you up to speed on everything you need to think about for a magical destination beach wedding.

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Real Wedding Challenges: The Importance of Declaring Your Love

by Azure

We have two great loves here at the Savvy Scoop: interesting stories and finding inspiration to help you make your wedding special. Our monthly feature Real Wedding Challenges combines both of these loves. On the last Friday of every month we introduce you to a real married couple who worked through a challenge in planning their wedding. Since these couples are no longer in the midst of planning a wedding, we think you’ll find their solutions and perspectives refreshing. To read the...

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Hilarious Wedding Blooper!

by Azure

You must, must, must watch this! The quality isn't great, but this is truly a classic... And the commentary in the background? One word: Priceless!

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Featured Wedding: Maria and Joe

by Azure

Special Feature by Stacey & Kelly Chance ofDiscovery Bay Studios Wedding Photography Maria and Joe were married March 21st, 2009 on the beautiful grounds of the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California. Maria had planned and dreamed of holding her wedding there for almost two years. When the big day arrived, scattered rain was in the forecast. Sure enough, just as the beautiful bride was about to walk down the aisle, the rain began. Maria really wanted her dream wedding...

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Ever After Wedding Market: Everything Green wedding ideas

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market Earth Day (April 22nd) is the perfect opportunity to consider the environmental impact of your wedding celebration, and we wanted to continue the celebration to help keep the earth beautiful. You can significantly reduce your wedding’s ecological footprint by selecting products created by environmentally aware merchants. Many invitations, rings and accessories are eco-friendly, making it easy to have a green wedding! Nansglam repurposes vintage items...

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Spring Inspirations: Wedding Ideas

by Azure

About Always A Blogsmaid Even in the concrete jungle that I live in (New York City) we are graced with these gorgeous patches of green that are just flooded with color this time of year. Sometimes brides will ask me if a color scheme works, or where they should start with a theme or look. If you're a spring bride, you really don't need to look any further than out the window (or down the street to the park). Here is some SpringSpiration and how it looks in a wedding. Enjoy! ...

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Featured Wedding: Cassandra and Samuel

by Azure

Special Feature by Sally Kolar of Sally Kolar Photography. Cassandra and Samuel Williams were married quickly on March 7th, 2008, in a military chapel wedding at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Immediately afterward Samuel, who is an active Army recruiter, was sent to Miami, Florida for duty. They never had a "real" wedding... Until one year later, when Cassandra planned the wedding of her dreams and was "remarried"! Cassandra and Samuel remarried at the Partridge Inn in Augusta, Georgia. Her...

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Singing the praises of birdcage bridal veils

by Azure

Count me in as a cheerleader for the resurgence of birdcage veils. I love the Golden Age of Hollywood look. A Savvy Bride knows to choose a veil to suit her gown and not the other way around, and that's why I love Unveiled Bridal Designs. Designer Dorene Vandermeer has a selection of beautiful ready-to-ship veils, but she also offers custom designs so you can create your own unique match. There are six different "rooms" full of accessories to browse through, a huge gallery of...

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Calling All St. Louis Brides!

by Azure

If you are a STL bride-to-be, and have yet to chose your wedding photographer, you must take advantage of this fantastic deal! On 4/25 and 5/03, the talented artists at J. Pollack Photography will be holding 30-minute photo sessions for engaged couples at a St. Louis park. Not only does this give you the chance to get to know and work with a photographer before your big day, but J. Pollack will be providing couples with a web gallery where they can download high-resolution images for...

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The Man Registry: Newlyweds Financial Questions

by Azure

About The Man Registry Statistics say that the number one reason that marriages go downhill is money matters. Unfortunately, we’ve all probably seen this happen to a couple we know. The worst part about it is that it doesn’t have to be this way. Any financial planner in the world will tell you that most, if not all, arguments about money could be avoided if couples talked about financial matters before marriage. Here are three key conversations to have before you say “I...

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The Dr. Pepper eBay Wedding…Photos for your viewing pleasure

by Azure

Earlier in the week, we reported on the Dr. Pepper eBay wedding in our wedding news. The story created a RT frenzy on Twitter, so I'm pleased to provide a few photos from Kelly & Karl's wedding. Drink up!

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In Honor of Earth Day, Another Green Wedding Idea

by Azure

Happy Earth Day! If you’re a regular reader of the Savvy Scoop, you know that the environment is important to us and we try to give you a variety of green wedding ideas. Here’s a new one, why not start your green wedding planning at the very beginning? Hire a wedding planner or event organizer who specializes in green weddings. Wedding planners are a great resource in general, but if keeping things environmentally friendly is important to you, a planner who has given some thought...

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Choosing Invitations To Suit Your Wedding’s Style

by Azure

Special Feature by Thuy Ha of Paper Chez Your wedding invitations give your guests a sneak preview of the whole ceremony. Here’s how to set the tone with the right design. The overall look and feel of your invitations should give your guests an idea of the type of event they’ll be attending. The colors and kind of paper you choose should match your wedding theme, but they can also show your guests whether to expect a casual or formal ceremony, and give them a...

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Featured Wedding: Kristi and Daniel

by Azure

Special feature by Wendy Cooper of Something Blue Photography Kristi and Daniel got married in a "castle" outside of the very small town of Ludowici, Georgia. There is a relatively new event venue built to resemble a castle in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by woods. The couple chose this location because it references Daniel's family castle, which has special meaning for the couple. They were the perfect Cinderella and Prince Charming.

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