Category Archives: The Wedding

It is time for the moment you have planned out since you were a child, the wedding. To people that have previously planned a wedding you know the amount of stress and time you have to dedicate to this event. It isn’t just reciting nuptials to some people. This is like a second job for most women. Finding out the venue and guest list. Deciding if you are going to add DIY touches, etc. can drive a person insane. We want to share stories about the wedding for all of you to use as inspiration for your upcoming wedding! We also have recipes that you can make to add a personal touch to the reception. This category will also give you cute ideas such as throwing flowers opposed to rice when the newly weds make their way out of the ceremony! If you are lost at all or question anything about your wedding we would highly recommend reading a few posts from us!

It’s easy to get carried away once you decide that you’re going to have a winter wonderland themed wedding. You want your wedding to be classic and glamorous, not tacky and distasteful. Here are a few ideas to help you have a gorgeous and memorable winter wedding. How to Put Together a Winter Wonderland Wedding Attire for Your Winter Wedding Winter themed weddings should have an elegant feel to them, so think Hollywood: the groom in tails, and the bride in a white long silk dress with diamond jewelry gracing her body. Many brides  opt for a strapless dress, but Read More →

Halloween is only a week away, so in the spirit of the holiday, here are some Halloween themed wedding ideas that are classy and won’t scare off your guests with tackiness. Halloween Themed Wedding Ideas That Won’t Creep You Out The Bridesmaids: To avoid an overwhelming sense of Halloween but still tapping into the holiday, dress the bridesmaids in traditional black dresses with orange bouquets. The Groomsmen: Orange and black striped socks will give the groomsmen just a hint of Halloween underneath their sophisticated wedding attire. The Flower Girl: If you’re looking to have a Halloween theme but aren’t looking Read More →

Sometimes jewelry that you choose to go with your wedding gown just isn’t enough. If this is the case for you, the perfect final touch for your wedding look is a hair accessory. This can be anything from a quirky feather headband to a traditional tiara – either way, the piece you choose should perfectly represent your personality. Here are some of the trendiest hair accessories out there to help pull your whole look together on your wedding day. Hair Jewelry for Your Wedding Day Jewel Embellished Gilded Comb: This is for a delicate bride. It is a small hair Read More →

As much fun as it is to go shopping for wedding dresses, now it’s time to accessorize! The only thing you to remember: Don’t overdo it. You’re going to find so many beautiful pieces of jewelry, but you have to resist the temptation and narrow it down to just a couple of items. Just follow these steps and you’ll be stunning as you walk down the aisle. How to Properly Accessorize Wedding Dresses Know what looks good with your gown color. White Gown: Stay away from anything gold, they will clash with your gown. Stick with pearls or platinum. Diamond-white Read More →

Source: birminghamlights.com via Raymond on Pinterest It’s easy to feel trapped in a certain kind of wedding style when you’re planning a fall wedding — you might feel bound to a wedding color palette of brick to russet to terra cotta, and that autumn leaves are a decor necessity. But it’s not so — we’ve busted the top fall wedding myths so your style possibilities will be as excellent as the weather forecast. 5 Myths of Fall Weddings Myth #1: You Must Have a “Fall Foliage” Wedding Color Scheme. Not that you should completely avoid the colors of autumn, but Read More →

With all of the hustle and bustle of wedding planning, we thought you might appreciate a little checklist to keep you organized as you plan your wedding. So, assuming you have the real heavy lifting under control, like having the perfect wedding rings picked out…  here it is, the official wedding day checklist ~ The Official Wedding Day Checklist One year before: Address any skin problems and head to a dermatologist. If you want long hair for your wedding, now is the time to start growing it out! Start a fitness routine so you have plenty of time to get Read More →

  Everyone is a little bit frantic on the wedding day, even the groom, so why not do a little something extra to remind your future spouse that this day is all about the two of you being united? After all didn’t he get you a beautiful engagement ring of your dreams? Here are a few suggestions that will pleasantly surprise him on the big day. Have ‘I love you’ embroidered on his shirt collar or cuff. Just a sweet little reminder of your feelings for each other. Keep an engagement diary to give him that keeps track of all Read More →

After the Engagement Ring! We know how grueling it can be to shop for and select the perfect engagement ring, or wedding ring. So we like to let down our hair now and then and talk about the fun stuff that comes after the ring. You might want to jot a note or two from this great list our writers have come up with! I wish I had this list at my buddy’s wedding in 2006… Editor If someone close to you is getting married, you’re probably going to want to make a toast at their wedding and show your 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 →