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Watch This –> Epic Best Man Speech ’80s Music Video

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This may be the best man speech to end all best man speeches. The groom's brothers made up a fake band called Rufus Starlight and and then produced a music video for a song called "We Are Brothers," which they played as their speech. It has all the makings of an amazing video,... read more

14 Stylish Menu Card Ideas

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Menu cards can be your new best friend and here's why: they ease the flow of a sit-down dinner; they can moonlight as an escort card; and they pull together the design of your place settings! To save on costs create one menu per table (set it up on an easel... read more

Tennis All-Star Novak Djokovic Is Engaged!

Arguably the world's best tennis player with a number-one ranking Novak Djokovic proposed to his high school sweetheart and girlfriend of eight years, Jelena Ristic on a surprise trip to Provence, France. The two announced it to the world on Twitter and Instagram. Photo below! Best we could find so far was this photo of... read more

This Guy Got The Goo Goo Dolls To Help Him Propose

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Put it this way: Brook and Britnee love the Goo Goo Dolls. So when Brook went to create a propose video, he knew that their new song "Come To Me," would make the perfect soundtrack. Even better he emailed the Goo Goo Dolls PR contact and asked whether they would be willing to help him... read more

Going Dutch On The Engagement Ring — Would You Do It?

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Forget about the three-month salary rule or the secret savings account. They don't apply to the growing number of couples who say they're opting to split the cost of the engagement ring. On the one hand, it's tradition. Then again, if you plan to mix finances anyway, it's a cost that the two of you... read more

This Couple Had 34 Weddings (All Around The World!)

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Meet Lisa and Alex, the globe-trotting couple staging their own wedding over and over from South Africa to Singapore -- and blogging about it all. We chatted with the couple for our fall issue of The Knot Weddings Magazine and here's what they had to say. The obvious question: Why get married in so... read more

5 Twists On The Unity Candle

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The unity candle lighting ceremony -- a traditional Christian wedding ceremony ritual that involves the couple lighting one large candle from two smaller family candles lit by the mothers and represents the bringing together of two families. If you're looking for ways to put a spin on the traditional wedding ceremony, then you'll love the ideas... read more

This Movie Trailer Proposal Video Is Awesome

Let’s just say it took groom-to-be Joe an entire month to edit himself into all of his girlfriend Rebecca’s favorite movies. In the end, he presented her with this amazing 4-minute montage video finished off with the perfect marriage proposal. (She said yes.)

More proposal ideas right here

> A proposal on a wakeboard!

> A Harry Potter wedding proposal

> A Home Depot flash mob proposal

10 Amazing New Wedding Cake Ideas

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Metallic finishes, romantic ivory flourishes, geometric motifs, and new shapes (think mini!) are the standout details we're excited about right now. See all the sweet newness below and in the album here.  (Photos by Philip Ficks) Gold Triangles and Romantic Flower Wedding Cake Cake by Erica O'Brien Cake Design... read more

An Under The Sea Reception With A 16-Foot Dessert Bar!

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Here's a wedding theme we hadn't heard of before... a modern under-the-sea zen-themed wedding! Wed 100 expert and wedding planner Vanessa Van Wieren of Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations and her incredible team transformed the Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, California into a living aquarium with coral linens, shell table numbers, lucite trays, origami cranes... read more
The right chairs and chair treatments can transform what was a hodgepodge room into something that's elegant and refined. If it's a black-tie wedding, cover every chair in rich, silk fabric and add a coordinating sash. For a wedding that's outdoors, consider using simple chiavari chairs instead of the plastic folding kind. You can also use your chairs to highlight the season. Pay tribute to the time of year by decorating every one of the chairs with a miniature wreath for a winter wedding, or tie fresh blooms to each of the chair backs if you're having a springtime affair.
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