Reception comes only once in your life. You should enjoy it with the best possible things. You should try almost everything that is within your budget to make it a memorable one. Try to adopt the best facilities, as well. If you are planning your posh reception, you can plan a number of things for …

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If you’re in search of inspiration to pair your engagement ring with a wedding ring, look no further! Our friends at Ritani.com have rounded up some of their best-selling engagement rings and paired them with wedding bands to create beautiful matching sets. Read on for dazzling wedding day inspiration. Sponsored by Ritani. Three-Stone Diamond Engagement …

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With beach weddings becoming increasingly popular within recent years, they certainly have many advantages over more traditional weddings. However, despite their clear benefits and recent soar in popularity, there is one major factor that differentiates beach weddings from any other: dress code. Generally speaking, beach weddings come hand-in-hand with hot temperatures unless you’re unlucky with …

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Brides often ask us, “where should we look for inspiration?” We say look no further than the season of your wedding, and voila! inspiration! Now let’s focus on florals. If a springtime soiree is in your future, we urge you to select foliage that’s in season to ensure you’ll get the most vibrant blooms. Lucky …

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Orange isn’t mutually exclusive with black. We’re charging you to think outside the Halloween box and see orange in a new light. Bright, fun and cheery, orange has to be the happiest color in the rainbow. So why not bring a little extra “happy” to the big day? Whether you go with tangerine, apricot, carrot …

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From vintage botanical prints for invitations to bloomified table linens and even flower-filled bridal gowns, florals are on-trend for spring and summer wedding decor and fashion. There’s something incredibly chic about featuring florals front and center in your wedding design elements. And don’t think florals can’t be subtle, either. Softer patterns and colors make for …

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Purple is absolutely perfect. But lavender? Even better. We’re head over heels for the light shade of purple that steals the show in wedding-day palettes. Lavender is feminine but not over-the-top girly, so you can accomplish that soft look without turning off your groom. Pair lavender with sage green and mint for decadent hue harmony. …

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We’ve already talked about how braids are all the rage, but we’re currently swooning on a specific type. Meet fishtails. Whimsical, ethereal and over-the-top gorgeous, fishtails are über popular with the daring brides who aren’t afraid to opt for a different hairdo on the big day. With bangs, to the side, teased, neat, messy — …

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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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Thanks to fashionista Whitney Port sporting the style for her wedding to Tim Rosenman, high-low dresses are flying high in bridal couture. If you’re waffling between a short and long style, a high-low dress is the best of both worlds, varying from just a dip to a full-out mini front. This type of dress is …

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Naturally, spring weddings call for lighter, brighter wedding color palettes than, say, fall or winter weddings. From blush flowers to soft-hued table linens, it’s all about achieving that sunny garden feel. And the light color palette doesn’t just apply to decor, either. It’s equally applicable to fashion. Natural makeup, neutral and pastel bridesmaid dresses and …

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Nude is having a major moment in the makeup world right now. Barely-there shadows, blush, bronzer, lip stick, liner and gloss are at the heart of every beauty line out there. And brides are jumping on the bandwagon! Nude is neutral, easy to wear and versatile — fitting for the bride who wants a more au naturel look on …

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Gloves got a bad rep in the 80s and 90s (think elbow-high, Cinderella-like fashions made from shiny fabric) — but they’re back — and we’re happy to report that they aren’t the same styles from the days of yore. Rather, we’re seeing short fashions that are dainty, demure and oh-so-feminine accessorizing couture bridal collections on the runway. They are a particularly popular accessory …

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Navy, white, clean lines, stripes — when it comes to wedding themes, we are crazy about nautical. Preppy, classic and modern at the same time, nautical-filled nuptials inherently have that cool factor. However, here’s a little piece of advice: don’t opt for a nautical theme unless 1) The event is by the water; 2) You have …

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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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Spring, Easter, colored eggs, sunshine, new buds and fresh blooms — come this time of year, we can’t help but want to paint ourselves completely in pastels. And it doesn’t stop there. When it comes to selecting your color scheme for a spring-themed wedding, there’s nothing prettier or more fitting than a pastel palette. Choose from creamy shades …

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You may have been wondering just what type of greenery it is that’s been woven through almost every wedding floral design in the past three years. Search no more. It’s olive branch! The definition of rustic elegance, everything about olive branch is dreamy — the shape, color and how it naturally bends and arches so …

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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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Hello, hydrandeas. You’re beautiful, bountiful and we love you. Blooming from early spring through fall, hydrangeas are around for half of the year, so take advantage of ’em! It’s sort of a no-brainer to incorporate hydrangeas into your wedding decor — they’re incredibly versatile — whether you use them as a filler flower or as …

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Elegant, timeless and feminine, pearls are the perfect addition to your big day. If you’re looking to bring a little sheen to your decor and wedding-day embellishments, pearls are the way to go. Perhaps what we love most about them is their understated quality — you won’t find pearls trying to steal the show like other …

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From creamy white and blush to bright fuchsia, yellow and orange, ranunculus come in all colors of the rainbow, and are absolutely ravishing for a wedding. Varying in sizes and accompanied by buds and thick green stems, ranunculus have that freshly-picked-from-the-garden organic feel that every trendy bride seeks. With a whimsical round shape and endless layers of petals, …

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The cake. It’s the centerpiece of your entire wedding day, so it better be memorable. We’ve seen several different cake decorating trends come and go — fondant, ruffles, naked, rough iced, pies even — but one cake take we’re really loving is painting. Instead of piping or cutting out fondant designs, elaborate decorations are painted …

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Math has new meaning. Modern, cool and on-trend, geometric styles, shapes and patterns are popping up in everything from interior design to fashion, art and now, weddings. From hanging hexagonal flower arrangements to triangle-topped tiers and terrarium centerpieces, geometric-inspired weddings are the coolest — unique, hipster and chic all rolled into one. You can opt …

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Lush, abundant and the most decadent shade of green, fern-filled wedding-day decor is a look we’re mad about. Did we mention it’s an unconventional take on wedding foliage? While big, bountiful blooms are stunning, we can’t help but go gaga for a greened-out floral theme — unique, interesting and just as beautiful. Baby ferns, big ferns, tall …

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The first signs of green are starting to bud as we transition out of winter — and with good ol’ St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner — thus, we are majorly crushing on the earthy hue, and expect it to be a big trend for spring and summer weddings. Modern brides aren’t afraid to brush other colored blooms …

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Strapless, spaghetti straps, plunging v-neck, cropped, ball gown, a-line — no matter the neckline, shape or style, there’s always room for pockets. For a while now, pockets have been finding their way into bridal couture designs; however, when they made their debut, they were seemingly always found on an a-line dress fashioned from heavier fabric. …

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Long gone are the days of the bride and groom locking eyes for the first time when she walks down the aisle. The “first look” prior to the wedding is the new black. Couples are now opting to see each other for the first time on their wedding day before the ceremony starts. Some choose …

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Before we dust off our dancing shoes to break it down at wedding receptions in 2o16, let’s take a look back on the wedding tunes that had us tapping our toes and clapping our hands in 2015. According to Spotify, which examined more than 400,000 wedding-themed playlists from around the world, the top five song choices among couples included …

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Once thought of as blah, dull and boring, gray is the neutral everyone is crushing on. Sharp, soft, elegant and romantic at the same time, incorporate gray into your winter wedding color palette for a look that everyone will swoon over. The best thing about gray? It matches EVERYTHING — pair shades of steel, slate, silver and …

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Not the typical couple? Are you on the hunt for a venue that’s a bit more out of the box than the predictable ballroom or barn? If you’re an art-loving duo, why not hold your big event at a local gallery? From the urban structures to exhibits hanging from the walls, the end result is …

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Rich, luscious and festive, we are majorly crushing on the color cranberry (and cranberries, themselves) for wintertime wedding decor. A deep shade of red, like cranberry, can act as the neutral color in your inspiration palette (so long, gray, black and white!), pairing perfectly with colors like sage green, dusty blue, silver and rose gold. And why not …

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With all the holiday decor making its yearly appearance, one specific item in particular is tickling our fancy: wreaths. Square, heart-shaped, oval or circular — no matter the shape, we’ll take ’em any way for a wedding day. And bonus, these are DIY-friendly. Wreaths are a fun way to display florals and greenery without using the …

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It’s magical, mystical and the epitome of romance. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.  If a winter fête is in your future, why not go all out and hold your big event in a snow-laden land? Think cabins, lodges and ski resorts — ah, yes.  We seriously swoon for a wedding set against a …

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When we think of wintertime, one iconic pattern comes to mind: tartan. Tartan table cloths, throws, napkins and now, wedding decor. Warm, vibrant and colorful, tartan was originally produced from wool, but has since extended to different materials like paper, plastic and even fondant (talk about talent!). Whether your family has Scottish roots, or you’re …

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Already one of the most festive evenings of the year, we’re seeing New Year’s Eve weddings pop up as a favorite date for couples to say “I do.” And if you’re the go-big-or-go-home type of couple, NYE is your chance to do just that — there’s nothing understated about it. We can’t help but feel like …

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