It’s a Jamie Thing: Color Yourself Happy, with Little Bits of Yellow

by Azure

About It's a Jamie Thing Although Fall is trying to approach, I refuse to let it get here too soon. I think we should keep the relaxing, mellow yellows of summer to brighten our days and inspire our events...all throughout the year! Add a little sunshine and happiness to your day with yellow accents, big or small. Pair it with pink, orange or any other color in the rainbow and let it glow...

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Featured Wedding: Wedding 101, Back to School

by Azure

Special Feature by Deonna Caruso of Deonna Caruso Photography with special assistance from Laura Meyer Photography Chris and Patricia held their wedding at Chris' childhood school, the Avery Coonley School in Downers Grove, IL. The school theme led to a great pre-wedding session, and the tent led to a dramatic outdoor reception location for these two actors. We loved working together to capture this unique and creative event.

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OneWed’s Super New Wedding Pre-Party Marries Wedding Planning And Social Networking!

by Azure

At long last, we have launched the coolest technology ever for brides, grooms, the wedding party, and guests. Our brand new, first-of-its-kind, Wedding Social Network, Wedding Pre-Party, is about to rock your world, ladies and gentleman! To create OneWed’s Wedding Pre-Party, we had to play cupid… Social Networking and Wedding Planning were both shot by cupid’s arrow, became instantly smitten with one another, and walked down the aisle, ‘til death do they part. With our...

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Platinum Proposal Stories, Part I, Hobbies

by Azure

A few weeks ago we finished up an amazing contest. Working with PGI, we gave away platinum wedding bands. To be entered in this contest, women had to tell us their stories of how THEY would (or did, or might) propose if they had been the ones to ask the question. We received HUNDREDS of entries. The winner was chosen randomly, but we received so many amazing entries we just had to find a way to share some of them with you. Check our advice section every week for a new article...

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Hostess with the Mostess: Dressing up Small Gifts

by Azure

About Hostess with the Mostess If you’re getting married, chances are at least some of your friends are, too. If you've been invited to a lot of bridal showers and engagement parties, expenses can start to add up, just when you’re trying to save money for your own wedding. If you don’t have a lot of money to spend, but you want to let your friends know you put a lot of thought into the gift, dress up your small gift with special gift-wrap. It can make even the smallest gift...

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Kim Kardashian And Reggie Bush Call It Quits

by Azure

Is picking out your wedding dress before he's even popped the question the kiss of death? Back in March, we reported that Kim Kardashian had been spotted having dinner with Vera Wang. Afterwards, Kardashian created quite a stir by taking to her blog, gushing about how it would be a dream come true for Vera to design her wedding dress... All before Kim's NFL star boyfriend Reggie Bush had put a ring on her finger. I had a bad feeling about this one... it seemed to me like Kardashian...

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Whiteflash.com- The Newest Featured Member In Our Engagement Ring Gallery!

by Azure

We are proud to announce the inclusion of Whiteflash.com into our newest Style gallery section, Wedding Bands and Engagement Rings! Not only is Whiteflash the Internet's premium designer and provider of custom diamond jewelry creations, but they also offer the most comprehensive online Diamond Education around! But... what I love most about Whiteflash is that they've taken a strong stand against the use and purchase of Blood Diamonds, and use only certified conflict-free diamonds in...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Made To Order Watters Necklace!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Back in June, I blogged about the stunning new jewelry line from Watters & Watters. If you missed it, feast your eyes on these to-die-for necklaces and brooches from Watters! Since our Savvy Steals Loves It! seal of approval is awarded to those items that we think every bride should have, and that we just can't live without, this week's Savvy Steal was a no brainer. One lucky Savvy Scooper will be one of the very first blushing brides to...

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Bubbly Bride: Not So Traditional in A Black Wedding Dress

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Brides are changing trends and choosing not to settle for the white wedding dreams of the past. They are becoming a bit more edgy with their attire and looking fabulous in black wedding gowns! The long belief and tradition of women in white wedding dresses symbolizing purity and wholeness seems to have fallen aside, while chic eye-catching fashion has become the front runner. While goth-style brides have been known to dazzle in black, this fashion statement is...

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Don’t Let Packing for your Dream Honeymoon Turn into a Nightmare

by Azure

Happy Monday! Ever since Bride Chic’s post on Friday about choosing a trousseau, I’ve been day- dreaming about honeymoons and travel. Today, the Chicago Tribune had a great article about how to pack for a trip, especially if space is tight. Here are the top points: • Stick with basic neutral clothes; add two colors for pop • Pick easy-care jersey or no-wrinkle knits • Roll clothes or layer in dry-cleaner bags • Leave expensive jewelry at home • Limit shoes to a...

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Savvy Steals Winner- The simplehuman Stepcan Goes To….

by Azure

mrsdanny! Congrats on scoring this week's Savvy Steal! The simplehuman stepcan will be a wonderful, stylish addition to the new home you'll share with your soon-to-be hubby! And for all of our Savvy Scoopers with fabulous wedding helpers, nominate these special ladies for our simplehuman "shower her with thanks" giveaway. Treat these lovely gals to a complete shower makeover, they deserve it!

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Top 10 Hangover Cures For After The Bachelorette Party!

by Azure

How many of you have had a few too many while out one night, and woke up saying "I'll never drink again!"? If I had a dollar for every time I've said that, I'd have a pretty penny saved up by now. I'll bet that those 4 dreaded words (I'll never drink again) are uttered by the majority of nearlyweds after their bachelor or bachelorette party. Delivery.com, the go-to place for right to your doorstep delivery of nearly anything under the sun, offered these Top 10 Hangover Cures: 10)...

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Bride Chic: Putting Together Your Hot Trousseau

by Azure

About Bride Chic How come I haven't addressed this subject before? Putting together a hot trousseau is a fun part of the whole crossing the threshold transition. Trousseau defined is simply a new wardrobe or special pieces for the bride to see her through her wedding, honeymoon, and first days as a newlywed. If you're honeymooning in the tropics or anyplace casual and sunny, Charlotte Chen's Dysfunctional Bamboo label of hand-painted and dyed silks are the perfect vacation attire....

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DIY Wedding Favor Idea, Create Your Own Scent

by Azure

I’ll admit it; I like aromatherapy. I know it’s a little hokey, and a lot of products called “aromatherapy” just mean “nice smelling,” but I’m really fascinated by how different scents can influence our moods. One of my favorite books on the subject is “The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy” by Valerie Ann Worwood. I was just flipping through it last night and realized that creating a small vial of massage oil or a home spray could be a great idea...

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Featured Wedding: The Socialite’s Dream

by Azure

Special Feature by Lux Photo Studios Last summer, Brazilian model Anna Maria Macedo and Swedish financier Jon Jonsson received some notoriety when the New York Post wrote an article about the parallels between their recently cancelled wedding, and that of Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big in the Sex and the City movie. But, just like Carrie and Big, this June Anna and Jon got it together, and got together, in an amazing wedding. Preparations started at New York’s famed Waldorf-Astoria...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: The Pregnant Bridesmaid

by Azure

In this week's column the Wedding Maven answers a question from a would-be-bridesmaid, who is a soon-to-be mother. Do you have a question about wedding related traditions, etiquette, or relationships? Do you need advice about a sticky wedding situation? Write the Wedding Maven at weddingmaven@onewed.com, we're here to help.

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The 2u Collection Creates Gorgeous Wedding Stationery, And Any Printed Item, For Your Wedding!

by Azure

Here at OneWed, we have the pleasure of seeing the work of talented artists each and every day. So to say I now have a discerning eye when it comes to all things wedding is an understatement. But when I saw some of the designs from The 2u Collection, I was beyond impressed! The 2u Collection is a full-service national design studio, specializing in Custom Designed Invitations, and can create and produce any printed item one might need for a wedding. From the church program, to...

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Raw Photo Design Helps Our Brides-To-Be Find The Light!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Amber & Eric ofRaw Photo Design Sometimes everything just comes together perfectly right and magic happens. We believe that this is definitely one of those times. Winvian in Morris, CT is an incredible wedding venue, the florals from Datura were stunning, and the Anne Bargewedding dress graciously donated by White Dress by the Shore couldn't have been more beautiful. If you are a bride that understands the importance of photography and capturing one of the...

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A Great Wedding Processional

by Azure

OK, this video goes on a little too long for my tastes, but here is why I absolutely LOVE it anyway: 1) The couple found a way to make it clear from the very beginning of their wedding that the wedding was about them, their feelings, their lives, their style. 2) Everything fits the tone/mood. The groomsmen and bridesmaids aren't trying to dance down the aisle in tuxes and full-length dresses, they're in casual outfits for what's clearly a fun, casual wedding. 3) This is fun and...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Cookware

by Azure

If you can’t cook, getting married does not automatically turn you into Betty Crocker. But, it does give you a good excuse to learn a little bit about things in the kitchen, after all, a couple’s got to eat. Amazon’s gift registry guides provide great definitions of some of the most common terms for things like cookware. Check out these definitions for cookware materials: Aluminum: Aluminum is lightweight and conducts heat well, but it can also dent easily and react with...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: A Wedding At The Wynn…Las Vegas!

by Azure

With A Yellow & Sage Green Theme... About It's A Jaime Thing Juliet of Green Orchid Events sent me these lovely pictures of a recent wedding she planned, so I thought I'd share! The happy couple married at The Wynn in Las Vegas and showed just how gorgeous an intimate wedding can truly be... After the ceremony, the couple celebrated with their guests at Maggiano's Little Italy... Are you planning a Las Vegas style wedding or maybe know someone who recently got married in...

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The Man Registry: The Bride vs. Bro Dilemma To Consider Before Getting Married

by Azure

About The Man Registry It’s the ultimate test for the girlfriend/fiancé: does she like your friends? We hope that the answer to this question is a resounding yes… unfortunately, there are always some brides and bros that just can’t seem to get along. It may not seem like a big deal, but it’s very important for your soon-to-be-wife to at least have an amicable relationship with your man-crushes, especially those that will be in your wedding party (and visa versa). She may...

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Laughter is the Best Wedding Planning Tool

by Azure

Let’s face it, when you’re planning a wedding it’s easy to get a little over-serious. If you need a good laugh, check out these wedding planning tips from the Onion. When you’re done laughing, come back and read some real wedding planning advice right here. How important was a sense of humor to you when you chose your fiancé(e)?

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Songstress Christina Milian Will Marry Singer/Producer The-Dream!

by Azure

If you love rap and hip hop like me, you've definitely heard Rockin' That Sh** by The-Dream. And if you haven't, below is the first verse... Girl I'm in love with you baby. And I want you to know. That I'm hooked on your body. And I'm trying to be your's. Now we know what lovely lady The-Dream was talking about! It was just confirmed that beautiful songstress Christina Milian will be tying the knot to The-Dream. I'm expecting one larger than life, blinged out, over-the-top,...

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