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Intimate New Year’s Eve Wedding

by HannahN

Jenny and Craig love New Year's Eve, so it was only fitting that they would have their wedding on the most party-rific day of the year! A tasteful dinner reception for under 40 guests at Mistral Bistro, a favorite Boston restaurant of many local celebs and athletes, created an intimate feel for the ceremony and reception. The food, atmosphere and gold personalized DIY details made for the most wonderful NYE soiree. The backdrop of the Boston skyline, Jenny and Criag’s great...

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Modern and Luxurious Urban Wedding

by HannahN

Deyonne and Dorian's urban wedding is beautifully luxurious with gorgeous style. They managed to update timeless elements such as red roses and a classic white wedding cake to have a more modern flair by incorporating them alongside contemporary trends such as bright yellow billy balls, mirrored vases, and cupcakes. The floating candels as centerpieces and red and silver color scheme help give the very modern venue a more romantic feel. Overall, this real couple totally embody a cool...

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6 Outdoor Wedding Themes That Embrace Their Natural Elements

by HannahN

Outdoor weddings are far and away the most popular choice for summer weddings, but how do you make yours stand out while still reflecting you and your partner’s personalities? Luckily, there are several unique outdoor wedding themes that you can use to plan your wedding so that you and your guests will remember your special day and stunning venue forever. OneWed is lucky to have a team of amazing planners, bloggers, and photographers who have shared their favorite themes below. ...

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Fun and Fabulous Boca Raton Wedding

by HannahN

Ashley and Misha's Boca Beach Club wedding is a beautiful mixture of glamour and fun, with bold colors and dramatic features that dazzle. Pinks and purples adorn everything from flowers to Ashley's stunning rings, and the lovely couple uses bold backdrops to create contemporary photos that display their playful personalities. From the beautiful ceremony venue with a view of the water to the sophisticated reception, this gorgeous wedding is sure to impress. Browse the photos of the...

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Modern Brights Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

I've been on a bright colors kick lately (maybe it's my summertime state of mind), and although modern wedding style isn't really my taste, I still love the inspiration these soirees deliver. Bold patterns, transparent ghost chairs, blank-slate venues that can be tailored to the couple's personality... what's not to like? And when I spotted this bright and beautiful styled shoot on Style Me Pretty, I was beyond inspired! I mean, who would have thought that a neon rainbow striped...

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Fall In Love with our Photo of the Day

by Azure

Our new Wedding Inspiration iPad app (free to download!) delivers a whole lot of eye candy! And each and every day, we choose one incredible photo from the app to share with our Facebook fans and Pinterest followers,  and honor it with the title of #OneWediPad Photo of the Day. Today's drool-worthy Photo of the Day comes from the super talented Max Wanger, a LA-based photographer we've been obsessed with forever. Here it is in all its glory... Where do I even begin?? The...

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Why I Love You for Nearlyweds

by Azure

For me, there is nothing like receiving an unexpected love note from my fiancé, Reid, and I know he feels the same. But as a busy bride-to-be, I understand the stuggles of planning a wedding, working full-time, and keeping the romance alive. There are truly never enough hours in the day! But it is so important to work on and nurture your relationship, during your nearlywed years and especially once you've tied the knot. Because marriage is no cake walk! And it never hurts to...

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Real Wedding Inspiration: Modern Elegance in Milwaukee

by Azure

Joanna and Jeremy's wedding at the Milwaukee County War Memorial was beyond chic! The venue boasts breathtaking views of Lake Michigan, and interesting modern architecture (designed by architect Eero Saarinen) perfect for the Midwest couple's cool modern vibe. Various shades of deep red, stark white and slate gray made up the wedding color palette, and the bride donned HOT scarlet strappy shoes adorned with big romantic blossoms (by Nina Shoes). Joanna's bridesmaids each chose...

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Personalized Wedding Portraits by Carter Kustera

by Brooklyn Bride

If you love silhouettes, but wish they were a bit more modern, then you should definitely know about Carter Kustera! A Brooklyn artist who has done work for Barney's NY and sells his work at Jonathan Adler, his silhouette paintings make amazing wedding gifts. Chad and I have a pair hanging above our bed! The commissions can be a little pricey for some, but there's good news, because he's teamed up with AOL to develop a site where you can create your OWN silhouettes using his style...

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Glamorous Black and Gold Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

What's more glamorous than classic black paired with glittery gold? Not much if you ask me! The Jason Wu stunner above from his Pre-Fall 2013 collection inspired today's color palette, a palette that works especially well for downtown chic and holiday weddings. Also perfect for vintage Art Deco style I Do's! Just check out the exquisite gilded wedding cakes below by Sweet & Saucy Cake Shop below... Divine don't you think? And how about this beautiful wedding invitation suite,...

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Unique Wedding Guest Books from Archie Grand

by Brooklyn Bride

I've never really seen a guest book for weddings that I absolutely love....until now that is. While looking around for my holiday guides, the oversized Guests I Met and Liked scrapbook from Archie Grand caught my eye as a perfect alternative to the traditional guest book! Archie Grand's notebooks for Wives and Husbands are great as bachelor/bachelorette gifts, and there are a plethora of other topics that make them ideal as gifts for the bridal party.

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Edible Favors for the Wedding

by Brooklyn Bride

I'm a big fan of edible favors and am always on the lookout for modern ones...here are some goodies! Some you can even customize with your own Instagram photos or text!

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How About a Technicolor Wedding?

by Azure

I spotted the rad Dom Perignon Andy Warhol tribute (top left in the style board above) on The Fancy, and was instantly smitten! And it got me thinking about a Technicolor wedding! This unforgettable color combination definitely is not for everyone, but for the couple who loves to take risks, stand out, and go bold, I think it's picture perfect. What do you think? Like or Love, or not your style? Sound off below!

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Fall 2013 Bridal: Douglas Hannant Takes Floral Embroidery to the Edge

by Azure

Wedding dresses with romantic floral appliques, embroideries, and embellishments are definitely on-trend for 2013. In fact, I can't think of a single designer collection unveiled during New York bridal market that didn't include a bloom-adorned number or two. Such a pretty trend! But Douglas Hannant went off the beaten path with a totally new take on florals for Fall 2013, and the stunner above is a perfect example. Doing romantic floral embellishments in non-romantic colors was a...

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Ethereal with a Touch of Glamour: Fall 2013 Anne Bowen Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Before we get into today's inspiration... we would like to mention that our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by Hurricane Sandy. To do your part and help with the disaster relief efforts, you can make a financial donation at RedCross.org. It's been all about dresses the past few weeks (thanks to New York bridal market), as we've been dissecting each new designer collection and spotlighting our favorite 2013 wedding gowns and trends. And while, personally, I could...

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Personalized Wedding Jewelry by MomentusNY

by Brooklyn Bride

I caught a glimpse of Etsy seller MomentusNY today and fell completely in love with their jewelry! The super simple name bar necklaces are my fav, and can be personalized with your hubby's name, your wedding date, your new last name, whatever you want! They'd also make perfect bridesmaids gifts! Which personalized piece is your fav? Share it below!

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Give Wedding Thanks with Uncommonly Cool Gift Baskets from Früute

by Brooklyn Bride

When I first learned about Früute, I quickly became obsessed with their adorably artistic tarts.... and now, they've launched Fruute baskets, so I've got a WHOLE new set of things to get obsessed over! It's a totally cool way to send curated gift baskets for any occasion, including weddings, housewarmings, even just I'm Thinking of ü. Everything is packaged in a super modern felt basket (which you can use afterwards), and accompanied by a little note tucked away in a glass tube....

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Weddings Going Once, Going Twice… SOLD to the Still Happy Nearlyweds!

by Azure

Would you buy someone else's dream wedding if you could get it for a steal? New kid on the block, Bridal Brokerage, hopes you say YES! Knowing that over a quarter million weddings are called off each year, Bridal Brokerage is looking to create a secondary market where canceled weddings can be bought and sold. It's an interesting concept, and definitely makes sense... weddings are expensive, and require lots of money (and time from wedding pros) upfront. So with 250k couples...

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Wedding Paper Crush - Amped Up Letterpress

by Azure

I've been on a gorgeous wedding paper kick the past few weeks... just check out our stationery blog and slideshows to see what I mean. During my search for inspiration, I was reminded again of Ladyfingers Letterpress... and what a welcomed reminder it was! The Ladyfingers Letterpress online shop is filled with all kinds of wedding paper pretties, from save-the-dates and full invitation suites, to ceremony programs, envelope stickers, letterpress drink tags and more. Start scrolling...

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Whimsical Rainbows, Chevron & Stripes, and Cacti Wedding Centerpieces

by Azure

Who's ready to taste the rainbow? You'll be saying YES! once you take in all this lovely from the amazing Kelly Oshiro! Kelly proves that with a little creativity and thinking outside the box, you can create something truly spectacular for your wedding (no matter what your budget). She used an assortment of washi tape to craft a colorful reception table runner and candles, and called on Enjoy Cupcakes for the delicious desserts. Pretty gorgeous, isn't it?! See more from Kelly...

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Bride & Groom Gift Idea: May28 Custom Instagram Watches

by Brooklyn Bride

May28, the online watch shop with only the coolest designs, has done one better and created InstaWatch, a platform that makes it possible for you to add your own Instagram images to their watches! These would make seriously great gifts for the bride and groom (imagine his and her watches with images of them smashing cake in each others faces!), or for your bridal party. Above are a couple mockups from my own Instagram feed...I might just have to order one for myself!

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