A Colonial Mexican Wedding


Growing up in a small colonial town in San Luis Potosí­, Mexico, I have  such fond memories of my fair share of “bodas a la Mexicana”. I love Mexican styled weddings as they are packed with tradition, delicious food, and festive music and decorations. I wanted to make my first Mexico inspired wedding board very rustic and colonial, since that’s the [...]

The Search For The Online Gown Bargain


The wedding gown can be a big ticket item, and we all want to save as much green as possible, especially with a wedding budget that’s almost always too tight and an economic recession not helping matters. Like everything else wedding, finding that perfect gown to complement and highlight you on your big day is [...]

{DIY} Photo Booth Style Save-the-Dates & Invites


It’s very easy to create your very own photo booth styled save-the-date cards or wedding invitations.  You don’t necessarily need to be in an actual photo booth to get the same results; all you need is a little creativity!  Set up a backdrop with either sheets or curtains and have a tripod or some other support for your camera. [...]

Wedding Day Decisions: Planning Your Drink Options


For many people, a wedding just isn’t a wedding without that glass of bubbly with which to toast your future. They’ll also be looking forward to sipping celebratory drinks over the hors d’oeuvres and along with their meals. The booze can add up to some serious bucks, but you definitely want your guests to have [...]

Wedding Cakes Featuring Lovin Sullivan


I’ve been wanting to feature some of my favorite wedding cake designers in the industry. I’d love to start with the talented designers at LovinSullivanCakes. Their creations are stunning and really make a big statement. They are located in New York City and you can view many of their published cake designs on their CakePower.com website. [...]

Tools To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing From Brides.com


Need to get those creative juices flowing while brainstorming some of your big day day details? Hairstyle options, color combinations, and fashion details are a few areas where your wedding planning decision-making would surely benefit from some visual stimulation. Or maybe you’ve just always wondered how you’d look in a fire-engine-red upsweep hairdo? Brides.com has [...]

Accent Your Wedding Look with Silk Flower Hair Clips


Looking for a wedding veil replacement for your big day? Try some perfectly stylish silk flowers! Many brides don’t see themselves wearing a veil on their wedding day; it’s either not their style or they’d just prefer something different. Silk flowers are simple, beautiful, and a great option for any bride. Whether you’re wearing your [...]

Wedding Books To Help You On Your Big Day


Your wedding is one of the most important moments in your life and every girl dreams of her perfect fairytale day; but let’s face it… most of us don’t have the bucks to hire a wedding planner, so it’s up to us to make it a magical, dazzling day. Here are some great books to [...]

Pretty Blush Pink Wedding Gowns


Do you want the pretty-in-pink look for your upcoming wedding? Take a look at these wedding gowns in the very popular shade of blush pink. Sure to make your groom blush when he sees you! This is an incredibly feminine color for today’s bride. Blush pink gowns are very romantic and have that vintage touch to them. [...]

The Countdown Is On…


6 months; 184 days; 4,416 hours; 264,960 minutes. Okay, enough of that. You get the point: our wedding is getting closer and closer. The 6 month mark for Daryl and I was just a week ago, on the 13th.  The 6 month mark may be the point where some brides might officially begin freaking out. [...]