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Category Archives: Holiday

Indian Wedding Traditions and Rituals Explained

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Congratulations! You’ve been invited to your first Indian wedding ceremony! And if you’re curious about what to expect, have no fear! Indian weddings are bright, colorful parties that typically last for three days. You may only be invited to the third day, where the actual ceremony and reception take place, or the entire event. Either […]

Woodsy Weddings are the New Rustic – Get Inspired!

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 Move over rustic, there’s a new wedding trend in town! Woodsy weddings are popping up all over our Instagram feed this year and we couldn’t be more excited. Wooden details, piles of greenery, forest settings – this theme is a fairy tale made real. Can you imagine a ceremony setting more dreamy than a woodland […]

Literary Wedding Inspiration for the Bookish Bride

We love wedding themes that are deeply personal to the bride and groom. So if you’re the kind of gal who gives her library card a bigger workout than her credit card, this is the blog post (and wedding theme) for you! Literary wedding details are oh so charming. And decor made with pages from […]

Marble Wedding Inspiration – Trends We Love to Love

Unique. Strong. Beautiful. Just a few words that come to mind when you think of marble. And for centuries (think Ancient Rome and Greece) marble has been used as a symbol of tradition, luxury and extraordinary taste. So it’s really no surprise that it’s becoming a wedding decor powerhouse. And it’s so versatile! Whatever the size, […]

Ultra Violet Wedding Inspiration – Pantone Color of the Year 2018

Get ready, purple loving brides! Because 2018 is here and we are already seeing a ton of ideas inspired by Pantone’s Color of the Year, Ultra Violet. This opulent, purple shade is perfect for backyard and ballroom weddings alike. And we just can’t get enough of it! Because who wouldn’t want to celebrate their marriage […]

Wedding Dress Alternatives: To Gown or Not to Gown?

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Your wedding is the perfect place to celebrate your personal style, and the dress is no exception. Some brides envision walking to their beloved in a ball gown so fluffy it could stand on its own. And that’s awesome! We aren’t about to tell you that we don’t drool over billowing clouds of tulle and […]

Choosing the Right Officiant for Your Wedding – A How to Guide

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Choosing your officiant is one of the biggest wedding decisions you will make. So it’s essential that you take some time to research all of your options before deciding. The officiant is so much more than just another vendor. They get to facilitate one of the most intimate moments of your life. And that’s no […]

Marriage Proposal Ideas We Can’t Get Enough Of

The story of how you proposed will be one you tell for years to come. And in the world of viral videos and over the top asks, all of that pressure can be a bit daunting. But when it comes to proposing, there really is no one right way to do it. All that matters is […]

Post Wedding Day Checklist: You’re Married! Now What?

My Bride Notes, Wedding Planning Pocket Notes for Bride to Be

You’ve said your “I do’s” and danced the night away and you’re still riding that wedding day high. But what are you supposed to do now that it’s over? From thank you notes to legally changing your name, there are quite a few tasks on your post wedding day checklist that you should complete in […]

Late Night Bite – The Perfect End to a Perfect Night

After a long evening of drinks and dancing why not surprise your guests with a late night bite to eat? This trendy take on the midnight snack is quickly becoming a wedding staple. It’s fun, thoughtful, and guaranteed to give your guests the second wind they need to get back out on the dance floor! […]