After all those wild colors of summer and fall, brides often wonder what defines a winter wedding bouquet or floral arrangement. Fortunately, that’s not hard to work out: just read on! But note: you probably have more options for flower varieties than you think, with most major wedding flowers now available year-round. That doesn’t mean …

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By Lynette Gamble The wedding of your dreams doesn’t have to take place during the popular wedding months. A winter wedding can be spectacular, and you’ll enjoy significant financial advantages.While the summer months remain the most popular time of the year to say “I do,” many couples are choosing a winter date for the big …

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Ah, winter. For many brides, it’s not just a time of year. Instead, it’s a dream as distinct as those held by any other bride who’s envisioned a fairytale extravanza, garden party, or evening black-tie affair. The fact is, fields of snow and ice-lined trees make for Alps-sized glamour that few other seasons can match. …

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Did the perfect centerpiece leap to mind when you settled on a winter wedding, or did it give you a bit of trouble? Chances are, the centerpiece issue is a bit like, oh, the manual transmission on that $500 Ford you bought in high school. Sticky. Temperamental. Sometimes, maddening. But let’s throw a disclaimer in …

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Over the past few years, we’ve all seen some spectacular renditions of Winter Wonderland weddings in the magazines. When most of us see this done up ‘right,’ we get an immediate, gut reaction. Brides with sunny, butterfly-festooned weddings in June suddenly succumb to second thoughts. Why? Because the Winter Wonderland wedding has all: fantasy, drama …

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