Romantic


8 DIYs to Sweeten Up Your Valentine’s Day

by Azure

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it, and if it's your first time celebrating as a bride-to-be, why not step up your game and surprise your groom with something extra special?! After all... he gave you the ultimate surprise when he (hopefully) dropped to one knee and popped the question. So if you're comfortable getting crafty and want to sweeten up your day, roll up your sleeves and get going on one of these fabulously romantic and fun V-Day DIYs. Your groom will love...

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The Perfect Palette for Romantic Vintage Brides

by Azure

Oh man, do I love the wedding inspiration board below! I blogged a similar color palette a while back, but when I stumbled upon this wedding featured on SMP, I knew it was time for round two! Soft lavender, pink, and succulent green paired with pastel aqua and tiny touches of deep teal and eggplant... almost too pretty for words! Like or love this gorgeous palette? Tell us about your wedding colors (and why/how you chose them) in the comments section below!

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A Romantic Outdoor Wedding Shoot to Inspire You

by Azure

This gem was sent to us by Alea Lovely Fine Art Photographer via Two Bright Lights, and I couldn't wait to share all the lovely with you! The shoot was to commemorate the gorgeous couple's one year wedding anniversary, and took place in their intimate backyard in Missouri. The bride, Lindsay, and groom, Stephen, dusted off their wedding day garb from one year earlier, giving the bride a second chance to don her beautiful Ivy & Aster wedding dress. Romantic florals were paired with...

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Spectacular Spring 2013 Wedding Dress Collection: Alvina Valenta

by Azure

As the heat of engagement season rages on, we're excited to welcome all the lovely ladies who have recently entered the blissful bridal hood! We'll be toasting you (and all our amazing OneWed readers, fans and followers) tonight as we ring in the New Year, with a special bottle of bubbly sent to us by JLM Couture. Thanks a bunch for the Veuve, JLM!! And since JLM's wedding dresses are always some of our favorites, we thought we'd help all the new brideys see exactly why we love this...

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2013 Trend Alert! Beautiful Neutrals for a Timeless Elegant Wedding

by Azure

Although rich, bold hues (like purple and tangerine) were huge for 2012 weddings, we predict a return to the soft side of things for 2013 and beyond. And by soft I mean whispery, timeless creams and neutrals. Just check out the gorgeous wedding color inspiration board above... isn't it lovely? Classic ivories and antique whites are paired with deep mahogany and velvety greens, and the end result just screams sophisticated elegance! What's especially great about this classy neutral...

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First Look Inside the Blake Lively + Ryan Reynolds Wedding

by Azure

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were able to keep their stealth wedding details under wraps for quite some time! And now we know why... because they were saving the story for the great Martha Stewart! Blake and Ryan's wedding at the Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens in Mt. Pleasant, SC is featured in the latest issue of Martha Stewart Weddings. And there are plenty of pretty little details to inspire you! Don't you just love Blake's romantic bouquet? And how about those customized...

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5 Bridal Trends We Loved in 2012

by Bride Chic

If you're wondering where the next installment of Time Traveling Bride went, we'll have Bouffant to Mod: The 1960's Bride coming up next Friday. Meanwhile I thought with the holiday so close we might want to switch gears and sum up the trends we all embraced in 2012. I just can't believe how quickly the year has passed.  Seems like just last week I was totaling up the best chic of  2011. So here's what I've gathered by going through this years posts and runway shows worldwide. ...

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25 Delightful Wedding Cakes with Cascading Florals

by Azure

Ready to see some truly delectable wedding cakes almost too pretty to eat? When it comes to selecting the perfect dessert for your big day, you can't go wrong with classic cake styles adorned with romantic florals. And beloved bakers like Ron Ben-Isreal, Sylvia Weinstock, The Caketress, and Sweet & Saucy Shop (among others) have mastered the art of blooming wedding cakes! Here are 25 delicious designs sure to make your mouth water... Once you're done swooning, click Pin It to...

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Beautiful California Wedding - Classic Romance Redefined

by Azure

Pasadena wedding captured by Lovisa Photo Judith and Enoth's wedding was one of the most romantic events I've ever attended! This beautiful couple tied the knot at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Pasadena, California. Their wedding color palette was classic and dreamy, consisting of white, ivory, blush, and champagne. The wedding ceremony aisle was lined with impressive floral topiaries, and the church itself was a true work of art! Judith's wedding day look was beyond...

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Enchanted Garden Wedding in Vancouver

by Azure

Ever since Amy-Jo Tatum introduced me to the incredibly talented Stephanie Williams, I've been a fan! I mean... how can you not be once you see her skills working behind the lens! Her photos have that soft, whispy quality brides can't get enough of, pulling out every last drop of romance from a couple's special day. And this Vancouver, BC wedding between Phikyin and Sherman at the Vandusen Botanical Gardens is a perfect example of Stephanie's stellar work. Take a look... ...

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Wedding Accessorizing: A Touch of Southern Charm

by Brooklyn Bride

Dara of Preston and Olivia is one talented lady...hailing from the South, she brings a bit of ole Southern charm to everything she makes, but in a definitely modern way. Her bridal veils, hats and neckwear are all made by her in lots of colors and textures, and could work for any bride or groom. I think my favorites have to be her oversized poufs, because really, how awesome would that look going down the aisle?? Check out lots more lovely from Preston & Olivia HERE, then...

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Peach, Gold + Cream Wedding Color Inspiration

by Azure

I'm fairly certain I'll incorporate dreamy pastel peach into my wedding color palette... after all, it's one of my most loved hues for romantic I Do's! And when you pair soft peach with creamy neutrals and gilded pops of gold, the end result is breathtaking. Just take a peek at the inspiration boards above and below... gorgeous don't you think? This palette lets you take your overall wedding vibe and theme in a variety of different directions, from vintage to sophisticated, shabby...

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Wedding Color Inspiration: Charcoal + Blush

by Azure

Want to mix modern with romantic for your wedding color palette? Then you'll adore the pairing of charcoal gray with blush pink and soft peach! Isn't this color combination lovely? And, it's especially perfect if you're looking to incorporate a bit of chalkboard chic into your wedding reception decor! Like or Love this sophisticated palette? Would you consider it for your I Do's?

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Romantic Wedding Ideas We Love: Floral Chandeliers for the Reception

by Azure

You'd think that after nearly four years blogging about weddings, I'd have a pretty good idea of what I want for my own I Do's. Surprise!! I don't. And I'm struggling with the choice between a city wedding and country wedding. Downtown Chicago venues have so much to offer, but my fiancé's hometown, Barrington Hills, is bursting with natural beauty, and is a tranquil piece of paradise just 25 miles outside of the city.     It provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic outdoor...

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One-of-a-Kind Bespoke Bridal Gowns by Kelsey Genna

by Azure

When I stumbled upon Kelsey Genna's boutique on Etsy, I couldn't help but do a double take! The gorgeous gowns stopped me in my tracks, and I couldn't wait to share all the white aisle worthy stunners with you! If you're looking for something unique, you can't go wrong with a Kelsey Genna creation. Each piece is limited edition and handmade in New Zealand, and many are one of a kind... and all the Kelsey Genna wedding dresses are blissfully beautiful, and exude bohemian romance...

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21 Timeless Wedding Dresses by Rivini

by Azure

Rita Vinieris, the mastermind behind Rivini Bridal, always delivers drop dead gorgeous wedding gowns that ooze sophistication. And she pulled out all the elegant stops for her Fall 2013 collection for brides. Trumpet and mermaid gowns with touches of barely there sheer stole the runway show, and two short frocks (in ivory and soft mauve) had everyone thinking about a second look for the reception. Each and every dress in the Fall 2013 Rivini collection has that extra something...

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Winter Pastels for a Dreamy Wedding

by Azure

Pretty pastels might not immediately come to mind when you think of winter weddings. But you're about to see how gorgeous pastels can be for cold weather I Do's. Just take a peek at the beautiful inspiration board above... Powder and ice blue paired with soft pinks, yellows, peaches and lilacs, together create something truly spectacular! Yes, this color palette works for spring and summer nuptials, too, but a pastel winter wedding is deliciously unexpected, and will have all your...

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