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Special to OneWed by Susan Alexander-Shapiro from BravoBride.com When you start planning your wedding, the wedding expense usually comes to mind. After you begin searching for your wedding dress, the cake, wedding flowers, wedding photographer and all the other dozens of details that go into a wedding you may quickly realize that your wedding budget has officially spun out of control. Not... (more)
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He finally asked. You said yes. You’ve shared the news with your family, friends, and the world of Twitter and updated your Facebook status to engaged. Now the fun part begins – the wedding planning! You’ve bought every bridal book in town, subscribed to 50 wedding blogs (including OneWed’s Savvy Scoop bridal blog), and have asked those close to you for recommendations on wedding... (more)
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Special to OneWed by John Scrofano, CEO of OneWed.com and Nearlyweds.com Usually the editorial staff doesn’t let me near the blog (smart of them). But they knew that their boring CEO was actually a closet finance geek who loves nothing more than a cool rainy Seattle evening with a mug of mint tea, a fuzzy fleece blanket, and a spreadsheet. Making budgets make sense to people who are... (more)
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Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com We already broke down how to create 5 of the fabulous holiday-inspired DIY wedding flower projects. And today, we've got the how to's on the remaining 5! DIY Wedding Flowers Project 6- Fresh Flower-Adorned Ring Bearer Pillow Materials • Small, round pillow • Two stems Spray roses • Straight pins • Floral shears Ring... (more)
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Last week, we featured a festive holiday-inspired red and green wedding with 10 simple DIY wedding flower projects from FiftyFlowers! Today we've got the step-by-step how to on DIY'ing the first 5 fabulous wedding flower projects. And later this week, we'll walk you through the next 5! DIY Wedding Flowers Project 1- Luxurious and Holiday-Inspired Amaryllis Bridal Bouquet Materials... (more)
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Special to OneWed by David Guas, author of DamGoodSweet On the heels of his critically acclaimed, James Beard- and IACP-nominated cookbook, Dam Good Sweet, Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth New Orleans Style, chef David Guas is gearing up to launch his first retail outlet, Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery. A nostalgic tribute to his New Orleans, Louisiana hometown, this "homey, deep... (more)
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Special to OneWed from Drew of GigMasters.com The days just before your event can be among the most stressful you’ll ever experience. You’re busy worrying about caterers, the five-day forecast, the potential of your uncle giving one of his famous embarrassing speeches and any number of other possible calamities. GigMasters, the experts in hiring event entertainment, have tips to keep... (more)
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Special to OneWed by WedSafe Wedding Insurance Despite the economic turnaround that is apparently underway, there are still a number of risks that couples face when placing significant sums of money in the hands of wedding vendors well in advance of their wedding date. We've seen a number of issues arise with all types of wedding vendors who have accepted deposits or full payment, but who... (more)
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Special to OneWed from Robbin Montero of A Dream Wedding One of the biggest hurdles for parents planning a child's wedding is that thirty years may have passed since the parent last planned a wedding. To say things have changed in that time is an understatement. Back then, brides were often unaware of the costs and the mother of the bride often made all the plans. To give perspective, I... (more)
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Ask the Experts is our weekly column where real couples get their questions about weddings and wedding planning answered. If you have a question for our panel of experts, write asktheexperts@onewed.com This week, a bride writes: My fiancé brought up a good question while we were at my cousin's wedding brunch. What do the bride and groom typically do between the ceremony and the... (more)
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