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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 →

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 →

Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest Engagement Necklaces, Bracelets and Antique Jewelry IT’s all very creative, but can there really be a substitute for an engagement ring? The answer…. probably. It all depends on the recipient, don’t  you think. If you meet a woman who has an aversion to rings, or (shutter) diamonds, it becomes more than probable. Neclaces are cool because they are worn near the heart. This way of thinking makes them a rather romantic substitute for an engagemene ring. And if you think you can get creative with a ring, just imagine whats possible with a necklace! Bigger pieces, Read More →

Men – it’s hard enough having to build up the guts to ask the love of your life to marry you, right? Wouldn’t it be nice if buying her an engagement ring was a simple process? Well, through the years people have come up with some silly myths when it comes to engagement rings, so let’s get things straight right now. Myth #1: You have to spend 2 month’s salary on a diamond engagement ring. Really? There is absolutely no set rule as to how much you need to spend on her ring. You can spend whatever you want to Read More →

Wedding Trends of 2012 It seems as though lately couples are opting for more trendy rather than traditional details when it comes to their big day. Here are some of the more daring ideas that we’ve seen this summer. From tweet-engraved rings to faux flowers, not all of these trends are right for every couple, but they certainly are different! Reimagined Rings Engraving wedding rings is old news, but lately couples are taking it a step further than traditional messages. People are stamping their rings with their own fingerprints or personal tweets to personalize their wedding bands. Eccentric Invites Wedding Read More →

Not every person is satisfied with the same old engagement ring in the champagne glass at a fancy restaurant proposal. For those of you looking for something a little more out of the box, here are some ideas to make that special night one to remember. Think about what kind of personality you have as a couple. Are you itching for adventure? Try popping the question in a hot air balloon! Consider all of the characteristics the two of you share and go from there. Are you and your honey a little more quirky? A scavenger hunt is perfect for Read More →

From Raymondleejewelers.net/blog:   5 CREATIVE WAYS TO ASK YOUR BRIDESMAIDS You’ve been asked. You said yes! Now it’s your turn to pop the question. Much like a party invitation, the way you invite your girls to be your maids can set the tone for your bridal party. Make them say yes to the dress with one of these 5 creative ways to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding. The Bridesmaid Survival Kit Source: raymondleejewelers.net via Craig on Pinterest via www.lipglossandheels.com Visit your local craft store and pick out a cute box or bag.  Inside put all the essentials Read More →

  There has been increased hype about a new trend in engagement rings, putting the traditional metal of choice into question. Recently there has been a rise in the sales of platinum engagement rings over gold rings, and there has to be some reason why. Here are some of the benefits:   Price: According to Forbes, the price of platinum has very recently dropped below the price of gold. Platinum, mirroring the appearance of white gold, has an advantage over the popular metal right now because of its price, which, of course,  is a main factor when it comes to picking out a Read More →