Wedding Tech Tip: Safeguard Your Email Address


Happy Friday everyone! I’ve noticed a lot of couples jumping head-first into the online wedding planning pool without first taking necessary steps to safeguard their privacy–specifically, their personal email address. Do not, I repeat: do not, use your personal email address for any of the endless online registrations you will be asked to fill out [...]

“I Do” & “Just Give” Combine Forces For Charity Registries


Last week I covered a do-it-yourself way to create your own honeymoon registry as an alternative wedding gift option, and in today’s post I’m introducing yet another great alternative: charity wedding gift registries. You might prefer not to receive gifts from your guests…a couple combining households, for example, may not want a third waffler or [...]

{Looks Under $500} Spanish Style Bridal Ensemble


I was inspired by this great post from DIY Bride for a contest on doing a bridal ensemble under $500. In today’s economy brides are seeking fashionable and trendy looks for their wedding without having to break the bank. There are some great, inexpensive finds out there; it’s just a matter of taking the time to [...]

Sustainable & Economical: Wear-Again Bridesmaid Attire


Green weddings are all the rage, and with yesterday being Earth Day, there were some great environmentally friendly wedding planning ideas buzzing throughout the wedding blogs. I hope you were inspired for your own wedding planning! You probably already know what a great eco-friendly tool a personal wedding website can be, especially with WedShare’s 100% carbon-neutral [...]

An Eco-Friendly Wedding


Happy Earth Day Everyone! Today’s inspiration board is based on an eco-friendly wedding with home baked goods and fresh farm-to-table elements. A green wedding doesn’t have to be super expensive; consider some of these inexpensive tips: – Use vintage, borrowed or flea market finds and give them new life by repurposing them for your wedding day. [...]

A Farm-To-Table Wedding


I want to share this beautiful farm-to-table wedding shoot captured by the talented Tec Petaja Photography. This rustic farm wedding was featured on one of my favorite blogs, Once Wed, who was involved in this stylized photo session. I love how everything was kept very simple and natural in the outdoor setting of the lovely Watermelon Moon [...]

How To Create Your Own Honeymoon Registry


What is it? Monetary gift registries, also called cash registries, are a growing trend as a wedding gift alternative. They’re convenient for both you and your guests, combining the ease of a cash contribution with the thoughtfulness of a selected gift. The basic idea is an online list of items (i.e. contribution towards a home [...]

Ban.Do Black Label ~ The Couture Collection


The new black label couture collection is now available! Each one of these hair pieces is one of a kind or limited edition; they are super chic and beautifully handmade using vintage materials and embellishments. The inspiration behind this exclusive collection is a combination of old Hollywood glamour and current trends. The girls over at even include a handwritten [...]

Online DIY Wedding Projects From Jo-Ann


When it comes to making the most of your wedding budget, a little elbow grease goes a long way. Getting creative and doing it yourself also adds that extra personalization that only handmade details can. Repurposing old furniture into chic, stylish props and accent pieces is very cost-effective, and can reward you with fabulous results. [...]

Illuminating Your Outdoor Wedding Reception Venue


If you’re planning an outdoor wedding reception that will go into the evening, a major consideration is the lighting for your venue. Your lighting will serve two purposes: adding to the reception decor, mood, and ambiance…as well as helping to illuminate paths and other areas for your guests to move about. If decor at your location [...]