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Kristin Doherty

From: Chicago suburbs. Favorite celebrity wedding: Prince William and Kate. Veil or no veil: Veil—it's the only day in your life you can wear one! One thing I would never leave home without: Chapstick. Piece I look forward to: DIY Weddings. Follow me on Twitter: @kdoherty25.

Floral Invitations Done 5 Ways

Flowers are one of the most classic motifs for wedding invitations, but lately we're seeing garden-inspired invitations done in fresh new ways. From romantic watercolors to bold graphic prints, flowers printed on your stationery can make a major statement about your style (no matter what your style is!). These are five...

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This Bride Wore Her Bouquet As a Bracelet!

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And it's just as cool as it sounds. Misty and her bridesmaids' cascade orchid bouquets were attached to a cuff that they wore on their wrists like a bracelet. The creative design was perfect for Misty who says,  "I really don't like carrying things -- I avoid purses at all costs." By having a...

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Want A Dramatic Wedding Cake? Try A Tall Middle Tier

Here's a fun way to put a twist on the classic, round-tiered wedding cake: Double the height of the middle tier. The best part about a tall, exaggerated cake layer is that it provides the perfect backdrop for a fun pattern, oversized sugar flower, or even your new shared monogram! 1. A Gold Metallic Cake Accented... read more

These 3D Arcade Wedding Invitations Are Completely Awesome

When it comes to invitations setting the stage for a wedding, Kathleen and Steve earned the high score. The couple sent out invitations that can be folded to resemble retro arcade machine -- perfect for their bar-arcade venue! The 3D invitations, created by graphic designer William Flegal, were inspired by the... read more

This Wedding Is The Perfect Mix of Chic and Rustic

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A breathtaking venue that captured the beauty of the fall was a top priority for Amanad and Pete. Their lakeside soiree at The Cliffs and Keowee Vineyards in Sunset, South Carolina, delivered on both fronts: “It’s a tranquil escape from Manhattan and offers surreal views of both the mountains and the lake, especially...

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16 Fashion and Beauty Instagram Accounts Every Bride Should Be Following

Instagram is a gold mine of beautiful wedding photos (just follow us @TheKnot for proof!)—especially when it comes to bridal fashion. Whether you're seeking for hair and makeup ideas or options for your dress, shoes and jewelry, these fashion-focused Instagram accounts will put wedding style ideas right at your fingertips. For wedding dress inspiration, follow: Kleinfeld... read more

9 Ways To Pull Off Patterns And Prints (For The Guys!)

While you can’t go wrong with a classic, black-tie tux, incorporating a pattern is a fun way to personalize his attire. From polka dots to paisley, there’s a pretty much a print for every style. The key to pulling it off is to balance a bold print with a solid. If you don't want the... read more

6 Seriously Pretty Table Linen Ideas (By Style!)

The right linens are a fail-proof way transform your reception space. The trick is to find just the right color and texture to match your aesthetic. For example, a table linen covered in petals and soft pink creates a very different vibe than a gold sequins... read more

This Comedian’s Take On Maid Of Honor Speeches Is Hilarious (Plus 10 Toasting Dos and Don’ts)

If you've ever had to sit through a bad wedding toast, you'll get Comedian Owen Weber's point of view. Watch the video and see what we're talking about. And if you have a bridesmaid or groomsman worried about their wedding toast, send them our tips for the taking below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQ5kyAVpeP8 DON’T mess with your dress or... read more

7 Ways to Wear Fresh Flowers In Your Wedding Day Hair

Fresh flowers aren't just for your bouquet and centerpieces. Consider adding them to your wedding day hairstyle. Get a whimsical look with a fresh flower crown or go classic with a few simple white flowers tucked into an updo. One tip for the taking: Do a little homework before you decide on what flowers to use. You may... read more
No matter where you wed, first impressions are essential. A personalized entryway will make your site more welcoming and help guests feel at home almost immediately. If you're having an outdoor wedding, hang leis of orchids or sun-catching glass ornaments on the surrounding trees. For a ballroom, have your florist create an escort card table arrangement with plenty of height so it's the first thing guests see. A rustic affair calls for tons of lanterns lining the pathways.  
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