Wedding Styles


DIY Photo Album Giveaway, This Week’s Savvy Steal

by Azure

Whether you're a total DIY Bride, or just someone who can't get enough wedding photographs, you're going to LOVE this week's Savvy Steal. Blurb, the leader in make-your-own photo books, is offering a $100 gift certificate to one lucky Savvy Steal reader! With Blurb's free online tools, you'll have everything you need to make your own personalized wedding album. You can count on bookstore-quality printing and binding, and a range of choices from hardcover photobooks to softcover...

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Romantic garden wedding sprinkled with vintage chic

by Azure

Real wedding by Amy Carroll Photography   Brittany and Patrick chose the perfect wedding venue for their romantic, vintage-inspired wedding! Southern Exposure Herb Farm boasts lush gardens and one-of-a-kind antiques, and is situated in the beautiful countryside of Calhoun County, Michigan. This wedding was as personal as they come; the couple incorporated artistic, meaningful details, and went out of their way to include their loved ones in this most special day. Brittany's...

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Wedding Invitation Trend: Including Mother Nature

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Elizabeth Baggett of The Green Kangaroo If you’re eager to create one-of-a-kind, unique wedding invitations, why not consider taking inspiration from nature? One of our favorite current trends is the incorporation of natural elements into the wedding stationery suite for a modern, yet subtle nod to eco-consciousness. Personalize this trend with a botanical motif - a particular leaf, flower, or landscape - that holds a special meaning for you and your...

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5 Fabulous Eco-Wedding Dresses Recommended by Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride - The Ultimate Sustainable Wedding Dress Hot List Countdown - Whitewedding dresses have gone green, and every season a new crop of designers showcase great wedding gowns in Earth-friendly fabrics. In preparation for bridal market, when we'll see lots of fabulous new eco-chic wedding dresses hitting the runway, here's a countdown of five of my all-time favorite green wedding dresses. 5. The Drew Kimono Sleevesilk crepe column gown by LoveJune is a sophisticated...

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DIY Wedding Centerpiece Instructions

by Azure

Centerpieces are one of the most popular DIY areas for weddings. Keep in mind though that creating centerpieces can be VERY time consuming, and that to keep flowers looking fresh the centerpieces are best done the morning of the wedding, or the night before (if they can be stored in a refrigerator). If you don't have a lot of willing helpers for the morning of your wedding, or an industrial size refrigerator in which to store the flowers overnight, you should consider a professional...

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5 Favorite Eco-Friendly Wedding Cake Toppers from Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride - Unique Wedding Cake Toppers for Your Green Wedding Celebration - 1.Star House's Etsy shop is filled with images of the custom wedding cake toppers that owner Heather creates by hand from her home in North Carolina. Heather does all of the cutting, sanding, and painting, with the help of her family. Her wonderfully charming, rustic cake toppers are finished with a homemade beeswax and organic jojoba oil, or they can be made with an eco-friendly vegan poly finish...

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Eco Friendly Celebrity Wedding

by Azure

Our friends at Eco-Beautiful Weddings just released their Fall Issue (available only online) and it features a fascinating celebrity wedding. Def Leppard's lead guitarist Phil Collen is a vegan and his vegan, beach wedding was a rock n' roll, eco-friendly amazing event. Check out this unique online magazine for more great weddings and ideas. Helpful Links Green Wedding Ideas Celebrity Wedding News

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Eco-Friendly Wedding Inspiration from Recycled Bride- A Tree-free Wedding

by Azure

About Recycled Bride You don't need paper to make a wedding pretty! New ways to save trees, time & money Most weddings include plenty of paper. From hundreds of save-the-dates and wedding invitations to miles of wrapping paper and packaging, your big day could mean serious waste for the planet. Want to cut back on paper and save big bucks in the process? Here's how: 1.Glosite is the newest, hippest destination for online wedding invitations and stationery, and digital wedding...

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Down Home Wedding In Michigan With A Vibrant Country Vibe

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Jamie of Color Splash Studio Michelle and Daniel tied the knot in St. Joseph, Michigan, and their wedding venue- The Blue Dress Barn - could not have been more perfect for the laid back, rustic vibe that dominated their special day. The historic dairy barn at the Blue Dress venue provided down home appeal, and Michelle and Daniel chose the perfect color palette to make their wedding decor pop! Bright yellow, pink, and red wild flowers were placed in lovely mason...

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Eco-Chic Fall Wedding Style Ideas from Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Autumn is a time to celebrate nature's bounty, and Fall's hottest green weddings will do it with eco-chic style that's lush, bold, and romantic. Think succulents, foliage, and tons of greenery; vintage silver decorations paired with bright jewel-toned accents, and romantic silhouettes. A few ideas to inspire your green Autumn wedding: 1. Adele Wechsler Eco-couture is a perennial favorite among green fashionistas. The Sierrawedding dress is made of certified...

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Red Velvet Cake For The DIY And Budget Bride!

by Azure

Red Velvet Cake. Mmm... my mouth is already watering! Throughout the 1920s, red velvet was the signature dessert at NYC's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Since then, it’s become a favorite confection that never fails to impress. And who could forget the armadillo-shaped red velvet groom’s cake in the Julia Roberts flick Steel Magnolias? Whether you’re thinking red velvet for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, or for the groom’s cake, today is your lucky day! We’ve got the...

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Real Wedding Inspiration: Red, White, and Teal Rustic Chic in Virginia

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Ampersand Photography Who knew DIY could be so chic!? Kelsey and Ryan's July, 2010 nuptials were picture perfect, thanks to the bride's decor-savvy mom and eager-to-help friends. The wedding venue, in Vinton, Virgina, provided the perfect backdrop for this low-key, cheerful, DIY wedding. Kelsey donned a simple yet chic wedding dress from David's Bridal, and finished the look with ruby red peep-toebridal heels and a traditional veil. Her bridal bouquet, an...

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Question of the Week: What Inspires You for your Fall Wedding?

by Azure

Sometimes it seems like summer brides get all the love. Then, of course there are the Christmas brides who have all the twinkling lights to inspire their wedding decorations. But in many parts of the country, Fall is actually the best time of the year to get married. The heat has calmed down, but you won't chance your wedding party getting snowed in. The weather in the Fall tends to be a little more stable than it is in Spring. So, since Summer is officially over, let's give some...

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Best Tressed At 2010 Emmys: Messy Chignons And Tousled, Shiny Waves

by Azure

The 2010 Emmy Awards was all about the best dressed and the best tressed. And two hairstyles dominated the red carpet- chic chignon updos and sexy, tousled all down hair. For your wedding hairstyle, you can play with the classic chignon and add your own twist, like Kim Kardashian & Heidi Klum. Their updos had extra volume on top with lots of texture all around, creating messy yet sexy versions of the ever classic chignon. But if shiny, tousled hair(like Lea Michele's Emmy...

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Golf Course Wedding Ideas From Bella Pictures

by Azure

Golf Course Wedding Photos and Ideas from Bella Pictures Is your fiancé an avid golfer? Or is golf an activity you both love taking part in? Heading out to the green to shoot 9 or 18 holes is, in my opinion, a fabulous way to unwind and let loose with your fiancé. Especially if you throw in a couple hard Arnold Palmers For couples who share a love of golf, it’s possible to infuse this hobby into your wedding day and to do it in a chic way. Now, if your groom is trying to...

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Add Effortless, Eco-Friendly, Vintage Glamour to Your Wedding Day Look with Fascinators and Headband

by Azure

Who better to create a stunning wedding day look than a former costume designer? After working for theaters all over the country, designer Ginger Breo recently set up an Etsy Shop called Seamstress of Avalon to share her amazing millinery (fancy word for headpiece) work. Ginger describes her work this way: I work in a mix of new and vintage materials, incorporating feathers and veiling with antique brooches or beaded trim taken off a Victorian gown. I always choose the finest silks...

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Earth-friendly Bridal Bouquets from Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride - Eco-friendly flowers and fun bouquet ideas for green brides - True or false: Flowers are eco-friendly because they come from the Earth. The answer is... False! There are some ugly facts surrounding beautiful floral bridal bouquets. Conventional methods of growing and transporting cut flowers take an environmental toll in terms of pesticides, working conditions and carbon emissions. The best way to go eco on your wedding day is to avoid conventional cut flowers...

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A Real Eco-Chic Wedding From RecycledBride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride - Sophisticated green wedding style from a Brooklyn couple - When some people think of a "green wedding", it conjures up visions of granola and hemp. But that's SO yesterday! Welcome to the next generation of eco-conscious weddings- stylish, sophisticated, and chic as can be. When Jason Wachob of MindBodyGreen.com married his wife Colleen, their green wedding was all about local and sustainable choices that were budget-friendly and environmentally-friendly. And...

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Bridal Hair How To: Shiny, Bouncy Hairstyle Inspired by Brigitte Bardot!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Nicole Pearl, The Beauty Girl, with tips from celebrity hair stylist Mark Townsend Do you remember Jessica Biel's drop dead gorgeous hairstyle at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards? I know I do! Her locks were shiny, bouncy, sexy and pretty much every other adjective us girls strive for when it comes to special occasion hair. And believe it or not, there are just three simple steps to achieving this look, no celebrity hair god needed! Step 1- The Volume: Add oomph by...

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Burberry-inspired DIY wedding

by Azure

Bring regal elegance to your wedding with a color palette inspired by Burberry! Burberry is known for its famous tartan plaid pattern, and the red, taupe, black and ivory plaid colors are beyond classic. I love the idea of bringing this refined English style to your wedding decor! Now, I am not suggesting you trick your wedding out with Burberry tartan plaid galore. Rather, use the classic Burberry color palette and London style aesthetic as a starting point, and create a your...

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Recycled Bride: 5 Eco-Fabulous Wedding Favors

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Gift your guests in green style! Summer wedding guests deserve something special to commemorate your celebration. These eco-friendly favors are vibrant, sunny, and as good for your guests as they are for the Earth. 1. Take a cue from recent bride Chelsea Clinton, and give your guest reusable tote bags that they can use in place of paper or plastic. Chelsea's wedding favors included an orange tote from a local shop filled with products from a neighboring...

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Make Your Wedding As Unique As You With Uncommon Goods!

by Azure

Weddings these days are all about personalization! Engaged couples want their wedding to be totally unique, a memorable event that will wow even the most discerning of wedding guests. For totally unique registry items, accessories, and wedding jewelry, UncommonGoods is one of my favorites. Not only are their items beautiful and distinct, but they focus on creative and sustainable design. So eco-friendly brides and grooms, UncommonGoods should definitely be at the top of your list. ...

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Recycled Bride: Rock your Rehearsal Dinner - Eco Style!

by Azure

About Recycled Bride It's easy to get so excited about your wedding dress that you forget about getting decked for all of your other wedding-related celebrations, like the rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, and engagement party. The fabulous frocks and amazing accessories below have two things in common: they're all sustainably produced, and they'll all impress your guests with miles of eco-chic style. 1.The sculptured lace heart dress by odasf on Etsy is a romantic bride-to-be's dream...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Style For Your Honeymoon!

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Pack a (small & sustainable) bag and get ready for the eco-chic honeymoon of a lifetime! Would you believe that your entire honeymoon wardrobe can be Earth-friendly, fit in one small bag, and keep you looking beautiful for at least a week? Stylish green gals know that the secret to looking hip is having a few well-chosen, sustainable pieces. Here's all the clothing and accessories you'll need for the green honeymoon of a lifetime: 1. Pretty eco luggage- All...

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