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Featured Wedding: Mikaela and Joel

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Bella Pictures Mikaela and Joel tied the knot Saturday, Oct. 11th on the rooftop of The Grand Piazza, overlooking the beautiful city skyline of Chicago. They were such a pleasure to work with, and their special day was picture perfect! Mikaela's Sex In The City style, right down to the big flowered broach on her wedding dress, really came through, and made this wedding a true downtown fairytale! Other Vendors: Venue - roof of the Grand Piazza in Chicago Brides...

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Featured Wedding: Jeff and Erica

by Azure

I cannot get enough of the photography dream team that is Rothwell Photography (comprised of an adorable husband and wife pair-Sasha and Tim Rothwell). When I first featured their work on the blog, I said (semi-jokingly) to my boyfriend that I had found the photographers who would photograph our wedding. And I told Sasha that I would be flying her and Tim out to Chicago when it was time for me to walk down the aisle... But enough about me and my future wedding! Sasha and Tim are...

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Indie Wed Wrap Up: An Edgy, Unique Bridal Event Done Right!

by Azure

I had the pleasure of attending Indie Wed this weekend, a fabulously unique wedding show for couples taking a modern, edgy, or eco-friendly approach to their special day! If you are a Chicago hipster planning your wedding, you were probably there! And for our non-Chicago gals who love the Etsy-Anthropology-Green wedding thing, I wanted to share some highlights from this rad event! Fashion... - Love Damask? Check out the adorable cocktail frock (for your 'maids or for you- a...

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Dessy Style Board: Black Tie Affair with a Red Carpet Twist!

by Azure

Did you see Kate Hudson at the Golden Globes? She looked stunning, and it turns out… her white Marchesa gown was actually from the designer’s bridal collection! Her look at the Globes inspired this Dessy-Pantone style board- a Black Tie affair with a red carpet twist. The classic duet of black-and-white is perfect for creating a formal, downtown-chic vibe at your wedding, and works for any season! Loving some of the items in this style board? While Kate Hudson's head-to-toe...

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Featured DIY Wedding: Kate and Daryl

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Amanda McMahon Photography Kate and Daryl had been together for over 8 years when they decided to finally tie the knot! Kate wanted to DIY as much as possible to save on cost and to really get exactly what she wanted, and she did an amazing job. From the wedding cake by Daryl's mom, to the bouquet and centerpiece done by Kate... everything went together so smoothly. Their wedding was very low key and laid back, but that didn't stop them from having a great...

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Lovely Bridal Jewelry and Hair Accessories!

by Azure

Once you've found the perfect wedding dress, it's time to complete the look! With all of the bridal accessories out there, it's not always easy to know where to start. There are a few online bridal accessory retailers that have beautiful and affordable items for your big day! Amanda Pearl has beyond-gorgeous earrings, necklaces, bracelets and headbands! In 2009, we saw a lot of bridal necklaces that incorporated lovely ribbon, and Amanda Pearl does it right! The necklace above is...

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Featured Wedding: Melinda and Bryan

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Anne Nunn Photographers Melinda and Bryan tied the knot on June 7, 2009 at The Garden in the Woods in Albany, Oregon. They were so in love, and it showed in the quiet moments, the moments that we were so honored to record for them. We had plenty of time to walk around the lush, green grounds of The Garden in the Woods and photograph the sweet moments between Melinda and Bryan. One of the greatest things about Melinda and Bryan that stood out to us, is how...

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To Celebrate Matrimony Monday, New Wedding Planning Tools, Features, Giveaways!

by Azure

To celebrate the biggest online wedding planning day of the year—January 4 2010, known as Matrimony Monday here at OneWed—we have launched all new features, tools and giveaways to help our newly engaged brides-to-be! Here are just a few of the new features you’ll find on OneWed: Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway--$15,000 in prizes! Create a Wedding Pre-Party (the only social wedding planning network—a Private-Facebook for Weddings) and you’ll be entered to win prizes for...

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Flowers are Expensive: Save By Choosing Seasonal Buds that are in Bloom!

by Azure

Flowers can be a very big expense in your wedding budget. Many couples don't realize just how pricey fresh blooms are until they're at the florist, selecting their arrangements. But, fresh flowers add so much to the vibe and overall beauty of your wedding! Definitely a worthwhile expense! Our super new Wedding Flowers Gallery can help save time and money, but choosing buds that are in bloom is another great way to cut costs. Since it's that time of year, below are a few flowers...

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Featured Wedding: Rebecca & Wesley

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Jessie of Emeric Photography & Design On September 19th we had the privilege of documenting Rebecca & Wesley's wedding. They are such a sweet, young couple. They had a large wedding party of 12, including the groom's little sister! They chose Rebecca's favorite color, lavender, as the theme and used pretty lavender roses in the floral bouquets and arrangements. Rebecca and Wesley had the ceremony at their local church and afterwards we went with the newlyweds...

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Featured Maui Wedding: Alec & Rhea

by Azure

Featured wedding by Karen Stott of Avayah Photography In keeping with both of their laid back personalities, Alec from Texas and Rhea from Oregon found themselves moving to Maui on a whim with some friends. Hawaii had more in store for them than they originally anticipated when they were introduced to each other through mutual friends. When Alec proposed Maui was an obvious place for their wedding since it was the very setting of them falling in love. They decided on the gorgeous...

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Our Wedding Giveaway Helps You Say Thanks!

by Azure

Happy Monday! One of the things I love about our Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway is that the prizes aren't just for you. Weddings by FlowerPetal is contributing six (6) bouquets that you can use to thank your mom, m-i-l and anyone else who needs a little extra recognition for helping you get through your special day. To enter the OneWed Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway, simply create your own Wedding Pre-Party, our new wedding planning social network. To gain more entries, simply...

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Featured Wedding: Madison and Shannon

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Glenn Roberson Photography Madison White and Shannon Beard chose a beautiful white gazebo in historic Winston-Salem, NC for their outdoor wedding on Oct. 17, 2009, followed by a reception at the historic Brookstown Inn. The inn was built in 1837 as a textile mill and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Their families and friends joined them for the ceremony, with fall leaves as the backdrop in the historic park. They rode in a vintage car to the inn...

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Botanical Couture Décor, with an Eco-Friendly Twist!

by Azure

I happened to be on Twitter yesterday at just the right moment. I saw a tweet about the new holiday collection from JL Designs, clicked on the tiny url, and was instantly wowed. If you are a lover of all things couture, and sustainability is important to you, you’ll go wild over the “green” centerpieces, table accents, and more, in this fab holiday collection. Gorgeous green and grey succulents, creamy balsa wood flowers, and lush cedar trees take center stage as they sit in...

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Perfect Wedding Flowers Shipped to Your Door

by Azure

Wish you could just pick out your bridal & bridesmaid bouquets, centerpieces, corsages and boutonnieres online and have them shipped direct to you or your venue? Well, now you can with the help of OneWed and Weddings by FlowerPetal! It’s easy as 1-2-3. 1. Select the arrangements and quantities of wedding flowers that match your personal style: from classic wedding flower likes peonies, calla lilies, ranunculus and roses to contemporary flowers like anthuriums, orchids, cymbidium...

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Featured Wedding: Nancy and Adam

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Shannon of Shannon Lee Images Only 24 people were in the room when Nancy & Adam devoted their lives to each other on a rainy afternoon in Saint Louis, Missouri on October 9, 2009. Of these 24 teary eyed people (myself included) I felt absolutely honored to be one of them during this intimate expression of love. They wrote their own heartfelt vows and couldn't stop smiling at each other. It was a family affair as Adam's father married the couple and his uncle...

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Featured Wedding: Magdalena and Martin

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Kate Elliot of Kate Elliot Photography Magdalena and Martin were married on July 31, 2009 at the fabulous English Inn in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. The wedding day was relaxed and had a natural flow to it. I loved the earthy feel of the venue and wedding details. You could tell how happy Magdalena was, she smiled the entire day. The groom's brother-in-law performed the ceremony for the lovely couple, the amazing wedding details were by Petal and Forest, and the yummy...

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Green is the New White: 5 Ways to Create an Eco-Chic Wedding

by Azure

Get excited, ladies! We've got a new guest blogger that will be joining The Man Registry on Hump Day! Tracy DiNunzio is a popular expert on green weddings and eco-friendly lifestyles. She's also the founder of RecycledBride.com, a free marketplace where eco-savvy brides buy and sell wedding dresses, accessories, decorations and more. Tracy became interested in reducing wedding waste while planning her own nuptials in 2007, and has been dedicated to helping other couples plan green...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: A Festival Of Pumpkins & Thanks…

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing ...Inspiration For Your Fall Wedding Or Thanksgiving Dinner! With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought this would be the perfect inspiration! Check out these floral pumpkins, created by the loved Blooms By Martha Andrews, in sunny California... Imagine using those pumpkins as centerpieces for your holiday get together this year. Or, make one up and bring it as a hostess gift - especially if you're like me and can't cook well enough to bring a...

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Light Blue, Green and Ivory Wedding Inspiration: Cloudy and Apple Slice Dessy Style Board!

by Azure

What do you think of this pastel blue and green Dessy Style Board? I love this color palette! It's so whimsical and ethereal, don't you think? And if you are jonesin' for any of the featured Dessy items, check them out... - Double headband in matte satin for your bridesmaids - Full length Dessy Bridesmaid dress, Style 2789 - Cute Flower Girl frock, Style FL4021 - Duchess Satin Men's neck tie - Alfred Sung (style M423) bridesmaid dress for expectant mothers If you still...

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Featured Wedding: Sarah and Phil

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Ashley McFarlane Photography The wedding theme was Damask, Polka dots, and romance. The ceremony took place at the Manti, Utah Temple. The reception and ring ceremony was held at Mellor Hidden Meadows and Gardens. Sarah's wedding dress was designed and customized by the bride herself and made by Eve Mulligan. I loved working with Sarah and Phil because first of all, they are so sweet and down to earth. Second, right from the beginning I knew that we both had the...

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Featured Wedding: Kelly and Luke

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Mary Kate of Kate's Lens Photography Kelly and Luke’s wedding was nothing short of a fairytale. The weather was gorgeous, the gardens enchanting, and the two lovebirds were completely in the moment! From the intricate details to the love and laughter shared by all, we had so much fun capturing the day for such a lovely couple! What made it more fun was the fact that Luke and Kelly were willing to try ANYTHING, even climbing on a pool diving board to pose for a...

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Featured Wedding: Lauren and Isaac

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Kelly Canova Photography Lauren and Isaac were married in DeLand, Florida on August 8th. My husband Courtney has known Isaac since he was a little boy! They are a wonderful couple and their wedding was so beautiful. Her lovely red and white roses were from Deland's Flower Gallery and catering was by Amber Jewel Catering. Their wedding party was so much to fun to photograph- ready for anything! I loved the boys and their Chuck Taylor shoes, which went great with...

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Bubbly Bride: Napkin Decor At Your Wedding Reception

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride You will get asked a million questions about a hundred little details throughout your wedding planning process! Don't let these details stress you out, but don't throw them aside quite yet. Each detail will add a bit more character and 'wow' factor to your decor. One specific item that you may roll your eyes at and say, "I don't care" is your napkins, specifically how they are folded and presented to your guests. Whether it is the napkin color, texture, fold or a...

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