Green


Paper Flowers for Eco Chic Weddings

by Brooklyn Bride

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it, and I've got paper flowers on the mind! After all, they'll last forever, you never have to water them, and they're just awesome. They ALSO happen to make great decorations for your wedding....sure, they're a little time consuming to DIY, but they'll really make a lasting impression on your guests. Two Etsy shops that have absolutely BEAUTIFUL paper fleurs are Frances & Francis and The House that Lars Built  (you should check out...

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The Fine Art of Getting Ready

by Bride Chic

If there's one thing I know my client/brides love it's a beautiful robe. When visiting my studio for fittings, a bride gets the royal treatment (precursor for the big day of course). We start with mineral water, hot tea or champagne.  A robe or pretty kimono always hangs in the dressing room, awaiting. Recently I hooked up with Sara Kirsner of Doie Lounge, a design firm specializing in an eco-chic loungewear. These robes make beautiful and practical gifts for all your best buds in...

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Wedding Traditions Reinvented: A Better Way to Toss the Bouquet

by Azure

Once upon a time, it was standard procedure for the bride to toss her bouquet during her wedding reception. But when I think about all the weddings I've attended in the past few years, I can't remember the last bride who actually took part in this tradition. And there are plenty of reasons why the bouquet toss has been ditched. One being that it singles out all the single ladies at the wedding. But here's a great alternative if you love the idea of the traditional bouquet toss, but...

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Jewel Tones + Eco-Chic Succulents for Gorgeous California I Do’s

by Azure

Jessica and Scott were a gorgeous couple who wanted their California wedding to be simple, beautiful, and organic.  They chose a wedding color palette of rich purples and greens, picture perfect for their earhy yet sophisticated I Do's. Beautiful wedding flower arrangements were created by Bride & Bloom using lush eco-friendly succulents and romantic pink and purple flowers. The couple wanted their wedding cake to incorporate similar elements, and were blown away when Erica...

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10 Green Tips to Incorporate in Your I Do’s

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner, TheManRegistry.com Want to make your wedding a little more eco-friendly and reduce your environmental impact? Don’t worry; it won’t require getting married in a forest…unless that’s your ideal location, of course. Here are 10 easy ways to green your wedding plans without sacrificing style. 1. Use handmade, recycled or tree-free paper and soy or vegetable-based inks for your wedding invitations. Also choose postcard response cards to reduce...

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Mark Zuckerberg Ties the Knot: Did the Billionaire Pull Out All the Stops?

by Azure

A celebrity wedding without all the frills! It's not uncommon for celebrities (in an effort to keep details of their nuptials under wraps) to invite guests to what they think is just a regular old star-studded celebration (I kid), and unveil the real reason for the gathering (a wedding!) once guests arrive at the venue. And this is exactly what Facebook founder (and newly minted billionaire) Mark Zuckerberg did this weekend! Zuckerberg invited guests to his Pal Alto home to...

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Favorite Eco-Friendly Wedding Dresses from Spring Bridal Market

by Eco-Beautiful Weddings

Bridal Market is always such an exciting time! While there are hundreds of designers showcasing their new designs, only a few really make the cut when it comes to being green! When looking for a gown for your dream green wedding…think about where the designers are manufacturing their wedding dresses and the details on the gowns. The more local the designer is, the better! You will be pleasantly surprised to see that these designers provide true eco choices with couture style for...

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A Great Day for a… Hemp Wedding

by Azure

Why? Because it's 4/20! And thanks to fellow OneWed'er (and Pinterest master), Faye, I didn't make like a pot head and forget the date. Hope you like this fun wedding inspiration board featuring hemp and other eco-friendly/hippie-friendly treasures! Plus a few more hemp lovelies below!  

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We Heart Succulents for Your Wedding Day

by Azure

It's no secret that we love succulents. Succulent plants are eco-friendly, rich in texture, and definitely on-trend for 2012. And we just can't seem to get enough gorgeous succulent inspiration! What many brides don't know is that there are lots of succulent types, and each has its own unique look and feel. If you're planning a romantic vintage wedding, consider the Echeveria x imbricata succulent, as its gray-green rounded leaves offer a soft, antique feel. If your wedding...

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Like it Rough, Love these Engagement Rings

by Azure

It's no secret that I love Diamond in the Rough engagement rings! I've been a smitten kitten since discovering them, and have a serious Twitter crush on @DiamondDossier! What I love about DITR engagement rings is that they are truly one-of-a-kind, and turn heads every single time. Wrap a rough-cut milky diamond with bands of sparkly micro pave, and you've got one stunning engagement ring that will spark ring some serious ring envy! Are you DITR obsessed just like us? What do...

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