A wedding is such an emotional and touching moment of your life,  and what a better way to celebrate the bond of two loving hearts than to perform a ceremony in a charming garden with your nearest and dearest, surrounded by blooming bushes and wonderful flowers? Thankfully, there are plenty of outdoor decorations you can …

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Congrats! You just got engaged and are basking in the warm glow of the love of your future partner and the congratulatory gestures of family and friends. Now it dawns on you that planning a wedding is expensive and you’re not sure how to pull off a traditional wedding with the finances you and your …

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Weddings are amazing. You love them so much that you’re the kind of person who knows every wedding dress designer and the best venues in town. You woke up early to watch the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. And recently, you’ve been thinking of being a wedding planner yourself. After all, you’ve …

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Whether you DIYed your own celebration or you just so happen to has leftover “things” from the wedding, there are so many different ways to dispose of the goods. Our favorite, of course, is to put them up for resale. You’ll recoup some of your budgets and be able to give someone else a beautiful …

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Paper flowers are beautiful and they’re such a unique way to set the tone for your big day. Not only is it better on the budget, but you’ll be able to transform the party into something with a handmade, personal touch. If you’re a fan of texture and getting your hands dirty with craftiness, then …

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Indie style in weddings rapidly replaces the traditional churches, posh restaurants, and classical music, even among celebrities. Today, a wedding is a much more diverse event, with receptions moving to village-style barns, beaches, and even cemeteries. In addition to being so much more fun, indie weddings are cheaper, often because you can hold the festivities …

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Weddings can become quite costly. Instead of hiking up your budget at every bout of Pinterest inspiration, why not get yourself to work? There are a lot of ways to lessen the stress of your wallet when it comes to planning the big day and that includes DIYing. Today we’re focusing on the fashion. Don’t …

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My wedding was beautiful, everything I could have wanted, and it came in at just under $10,000. I’m sure you’re thinking “how did she do that?”, and of course, you are. We all know weddings cost a mini fortune. The Knot’s most recent survey revealed the average cost of a wedding in 2017 was $33,391. …

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  Your wedding is a memorable moment you want to relive again and again. You also want to leave your guests in awe of the organization and effort put in place. What better way of getting this done than adding a touch of ‘personality’ to the wedding ceremony? This would reflect your love for each …

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For some people, a wedding is a chance to finally let their personalities shine. Think in terms of a Star Wars-themed affair or bringing in llamas to join you in walking down the aisle, there is no better occasion than a wedding to display the quirky side in your relationship! Actually, anything goes these days …

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Eventually, in every man or woman’s life, they will find someone they love and want to spend the rest of their lives with. This person has to be someone that will not only love them for who they are, but that will put up with them when they decided to bring home a new puppy …

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Help yourself navigate the often-challenging waters of wedding planning with one or a few helpful apps. Dozens upon dozens of wedding apps are available, however some belong in the wedding planning pantheon. Let’s look at some of these apps to get you started, shall we? iWeddingDeluxe–The Wedding Planner Described as an “all-encompassing” wedding app, iWeddingDeluxe …

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Are you busy planning an upcoming event? Maybe you are approaching a milestone birthday? Perhaps you are planning a party for your son or daughter’s graduation? Or, are you planning your wedding reception? No matter what applies, whether it is a personal or corporate occasion, you will want to make the event one to remember …

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Best iPhone apps for weddings.

Don’t worry if you cannot afford a wedding planner–use one of the handy wedding apps for the iPhone to help you plan your big day. The following five are some of the best and niftiest wedding apps currently in existence. Find the one that speaks to you and go from there! iWedding iWedding makes it …

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Perhaps you need help writing your vows or wedding toast. Why not get inspired by your favorite movies? You don’t have to use the quotes verbatim, however they still provide plenty of ideas and inspiration. Review a few favorites to get you started! “I want to tell you, again, I love you. Our love has …

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Perhaps there’s no need for a wedding planner? Perhaps I can arrange the perfect day myself? The end result will be cheaper and I’ll do everything better because I am the only one to really know what I want! These are the thoughts that came across the mind of every single woman trying on the …

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There are many reasons for wanting to give a DIY wedding gift; for some, they want to give something unique and personal that the couple will treasure, while for others, perhaps saving time and money is a factor. Whatever the reason, there are incredibly good ideas out there that you can try out for yourself …

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Before we delve into wedding reception drink cost estimations, it’s important to note there’s no real way to know how much your guests will consume. Some might have a glass and a half of champagne while others guzzle two bottles’ worth of wine and several beers. However, obtaining an estimate is still a good idea …

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Pinterest is a great source for, well, everything, as it’s a virtual inspiration board that just keeps giving….you ideas. Review a few wedding ideas courtesy of the social media site to inspire your nuptials as well as your DIY efforts. Ribbon Flowers If you don’t want to sacrifice real flowers on your wedding day, learn …

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Pinterest is the social media platform known for providing great idea after great idea, many of which belong to the wedding sphere. We’ve rounded up some of the best options to inspire you as you prepare for your big day. Check them out! Groom Cake Want to make a special cake just for your groom? …

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If looking for ways to save money on your wedding, consider DIY favors. Plenty of fabulous ideas exist that allow you to show off your creativity and provide your wedding guests with something wonderfully-heartfelt. Consider the following ideas and feel great giving your beloved guests something to cherish from your big day. Mini Favor Boxes …

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From fashion to home decor, geometric prints and patterns are hot, hot, hot. Colorful, playful and relatively inexpensive, we love the idea of using tiles for table numbers, place cards and seating cards at a wedding reception. Even cooler? Line them in a row to make a table runner on your reception tables or group …

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Bouncy, beautiful and filled with that childlike wonder we want to hold on to forever, balloons are a fun alternative or addition to traditional wedding decor. Coming in every size, shape and color of the rainbow, balloons are playful and seemingly retro (believe it or not!) in this day and age. A lovable throwback. Choose giant …

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‘Tis the season for hauling out shovels, putting on gardening gloves and tending to your green thumb. Thus, we’re excited to bring you a little wedding-meets-planting inspiration! If there’s one trend that’s hot, hot, hot in weddings right now, it’s pulling off that effortless, organic, just-out-of-the garden feel for your big day. From free-flowing bouquets to …

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There’s almost nothing more gracious and charming than a backyard wedding on a sunny day. It’s much more personal than a reception at a hotel or other public space, and there are almost no rules about what you can or can’t do, including having your canine best friend be part of the party. But whether …

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We’ve talked quite a bit about the growing popularity of different holiday-themed weddings in past posts; but, if we had to choose one special occasion as our favorite for a wedding, it would be — hands-down — Valentine’s Day. It is the day devoted to love, after all. From hearts to roses, arrows, cupid, kisses …

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Sending your wedding guests home with a little “thank you” is a must. They’ve supported your relationship and traveled from far and wide to celebrate, so a token of your appreciation shows the utmost thought. We encourage you to look to the season when your wedding falls to inspire wedding favors that your guests will love. …

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Look no further than above your head to find one of the hottest wedding trends of the year: hanging decor. Wreaths, stems, greenery, florals, lanterns, dream catchers, twinkle lights — you name it, they hang it. We love the departure from typical centerpieces and design elements for something a little more out of the ordinary. …

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They are symbolic of winter. They are rustic, whimsical, earthy and beautiful in the same breath. Pine cones. We love them, especially when incorporated into your winter-wedding decor. Whether you bundle them into your bouquet or use them as place card holders, there are endless ways to use pine cones on your big day. Brown …

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Plump, seasonal and iconic of autumn, we can’t enough of pumpkins, especially when used in fall-time nuptials. From helping you announce your day in a “save the date” to holding place cards, rings and flowers, there are countless ways to incorporate the lovable gourd into your wedding scheme. Not sure how to get started? Check …

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It’s that time of year again. Can’t you hear the diehard fans chanting “foot-ball, foot-ball, foot-ball”? It’s faint but drumming louder as we approach the final countdown to football season. Are you and your fiancé tailgating king and queen, season ticket holders and fantasy league fanatics? If you’re the couple that bleeds your team’s colors, …

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One of the biggest woes of wedding planning is the budget. You’ve probably started to feel like money is flying out of your purse/wallet left and right uncontrollably. We get it. If you’re looking to cut back somewhere, why not start with appetizers? No one said you had to serve escargot and crab cakes. That’s …

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Brides, we know that outfitting your bridesmaids is one of the hardest tasks of the entire wedding-planning process. You wonder, which color will look the best? Which style will be the most flattering for all body types? How will my bridesmaids who live far away get their dresses? So many questions. Relax! Bridesmaid dress rental …

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It’s soothing, earthy, aromatic and the perfect hue of purple. It’s lavender, and we’re seeing it pop up everywhere among brides’ wedding-day schemes and details. A popular trend on the rise decor-wise is the incorporation of herbs into wedding foliage, which makes for a stunning, ethereal mix of textures, colors and yes, even aromas. Whether …

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You’re going to be running around talking to people all. day. long. Your guests, your family, your wedding party. The list is endless. But it’s important not to forget what the day is truly about — the two of you. Enter sweetheart tables. We adore the idea of a traditional sweetheart table, a place where …

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