Green


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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Splurge Vs. Save: Non-Floral Bouquets & Centerpieces  

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Hey, brides! Do you know what’s cheaper than fresh wedding flowers? Paper. I’m a big fan of crafty brides, and I love to see what a gal with a little DIY ingenuity can do. Broke-ass brides can save a ton if they opt to replace wedding staples like bridal bouquets, nosegays, and centerpiece arrangements with pretty paper flowers. Origami, anyone? On the flip side, there are some other handmade options that are totally AMAZING, but not necessarily any cheaper than using a florist....

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Beautiful Brooch Bouquets for 2012 Brides!

by Azure

More and more brides are choosing unique bouquets that incorporate sparkling vintage finds, like gorgeous antique brooches. This is a fantastic way to go green (no fresh flowers necessary), save money (if you shop smart), and take care of your 'something old'. And whether you're planning an elegant winter wedding, an offbeat outdoor affair, or vibrant summer I Do's, brooch bouquets have come a long way baby... meaning, there's an arrangement perfect for every style of bride. Just...

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Eco-Friendly Wedding Dresses take a Turn for the Chic!

by Azure

About Bride Chic I've seen quite a few changes in styles boasting eco-fibers in the last few years, both in bridal and main line fashion. Once upon a time, say twenty years back, green-friendly fabrics looked pretty raw, loosely woven and just a few grades above burlap. Fast forward to 2011 and fiber developers as well as suppliers are getting the message- brides want eco-friendly alternatives but don't necessarily want that tattered, Issey Miyake look anymore. Treatments have...

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Eco-Friendly Wedding Ideas: 4 Ways to Go Green

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Bari Braun ofCustom Ceremonies for Momentous Occasions More and more couples are ‘going green’ on their wedding day, a trend we can’t help but love and embrace. If you’re an eco-conscious couple or just dipping your toes into the green weddings movement, here are some ideas to help you along the way! 1. An Eco-Chic Venue: If you’re planning a warm weather wedding, go green by taking it outside! Getting married outdoors (think beach, park, lake,...

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Vintage Chic Brides: Wedding Dreams Come True with YOOX

by Azure

Incorporating vintage into your bridal look or reception decor is a surefire way to wow your wedding guests. But fabulous vintage treasures can be hard to find. By complete chance, I stumbled upon YOOX.com. You know when something great comes your way and it's totally unexpected? That's how I felt when I found this fantastic site. YOOX is similar to Shop Bop, offering high-end designer pieces at sample sale prices. But what sets YOOX apart is its section filled with gorgeous...

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