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Birthstone Engagement Rings Are you looking for a unique, personalized idea for an engagement ring? Why not give the love of your life a birthstone engagement ring? Birthstones are traditionally gemstones that aren’t as expensive of the traditional engagement-ring diamond. Although this idea wouldn’t necessarily work for April babies (As one of the birthstones is a diamond), it is a much less expensive alternative to a regular diamond engagement ring. There are so many options for birthstone engagement rings—whether the birthstone is center stage or the birthstones are small accents within the design. The average cost of an engagement ring Read More →

8 Myths About Planning A Wedding It’s hard enough planning a wedding without all of the phony “rules” that accompany it. Here’s a list of the ones you can ignore. Myth #1: Hiring friends is the same as hiring wedding vendors. I don’t care how fantastic of a fashion or photojournalist your friend is – on your wedding day, you may not get the results you are looking for. An experienced photographer will know how to get a ton of different, fabulous shots (your first dance, exchanging vows, etc.) and also capture all of the fun your friends and family Read More →

It’s not exactly a walk in the park to write your wedding vows. It’s deeply personal, almost like writing poetry. Add the fact that you will be reading it in front of a group of people watching you and waiting for the wedding rings to be exchanged, it’s kind of scary. However, reading your vows to your future spouse will be one of the most memorable moments in your life. Here are some tips to make sure you make your vows absolutely perfect. Start Early. You will really regret waiting until the last minute to write your vows. You’ll feel Read More →

5 GREAT & UNIQUE “SAVE THE DATE” IDEAS Your time has finally arrived. It seems like you’ve gone to everyone’s wedding but yours – your best friend’s, your sister’s – but now it’s your time. So why not mix it up a little? Instead of sticking to the same old plain Jane save-the-dates, spice it up with one of these latest trends. Comic Book Save-the-Date Give your guests the short but sweet version of your relationship. This could be whatever quirky way you met, some stories of funny misunderstandings, or a spoof on how your man proposed to you. Then, Read More →

Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest Ways To Propose – Creative Ways to Give an Engagement Ring There are some fun ways to ask your mate to marry you. Some are HUGE in scope, like this video gone viral of an insanely cool proposal! Share this video on Facebook Many people have had the marriage proposal done in a baseball ball stadium, or football stadium where they have the proposal written on the message board at the game, or in a movie theater you can run an ad that plays before a movie you are going to see. There are Read More →

Diamonds have been the stone of choice in an engagement ring for centuries; however, the trend is beginning to be amended with creative and often less costly alternatives to diamonds. Before we go any farther, it is our position that you can NEVER go wrong with a diamond engagement ring. But maybe you are more of a creative risk taker? OK, then… read on in this special addition to our usual themes, and learn about Birthstone Engagement Rings! Designing an engagement ring with a birthstone setting is becoming increasingly popular as a way to personalize the ring. A birthstone can be used in Read More →

Maybe your girl wants something besides a glimmering diamond engagement ring. Maybe you are against the symbolic act of ownership that a wedding ring can represent, as that was its original intent. Or maybe you just simply want to try something different. Either way, there are several different wedding ring alternatives to choose from. Wedding Ring Tattoos — Have a ring tattooed on your ring finger in a sign of the ultimate commitment. Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest   Tree Planting — Plant a tree and then propose to your loved on there. You can continue to visit this Read More →

The History of Engagement Rings You’re about to spend a significant amount of your savings on a diamond ring for the woman you love — and you might just be wondering why it is this is such an important tradition when it comes to getting married. Believe it or not, the act of giving a woman a ring to symbolize the fact that she is yours is a tradition as old as man himself. Below is a quick timeline of how the diamond engagement ring came to be: Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest It all began during the age Read More →

Choosing an engagement ring can be a fun process, you have so many stones to choose from. You don’t have to have a diamond as an engagement ring as is commonly thought. In fact diamond engagement rings did not become popular until the 1920’s. More recently women have gravitated towards colored stones, especially sapphire engagement rings. Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest   Prince William gave the newly wed Princess Catherine his mother’s Sapphire engagement ring. Prince William wanted to somehow include his beloved mother, Princes Diana, into the wedding. It made quite a stir when the ring was presented Read More →

Planning A Wedding 5 Wedding Day Details You Can’t Forget Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest Alright, all of the big parts of the wedding are covered – you’ve got your groom, the cake and the dress, wedding bands for him and her. Don’t forget to check off the little things that are often times overlooked, though. Even the tiniest details can take your wedding from beautiful and memorable, to a flop. 1. Directions The last thing you want is your guests getting lost on the way to the ceremony. Give them a map and directions so that they know Read More →