Lauren Kay

From: Winderemere, Florida. Favorite celebrity wedding: It's a tie between The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (still saved on my TiVo) and JFK and Jackie Kennedy. Veil or no veil: I wore a long one for my wedding in November! One thing I would never leave home without: my iPhone . Piece I look forward to: Real Weddings. Follow me on Twitter: @laurenekay

Copper Wedding Registry Items You'll Love

Coveting Copper |
We are head over heels for all things copper. We'll even go so far as to say its our new favorite metallic. It is a perfect accent color for wedding decor (Moscow Mule anyone?) and it makes a gorgeous statement in your newlywed nest. Check out a few of our favorite picks and then add some... read more

Zodiac Inspired Bridesmaid Gifts-- Shop Them Now

Zodiac Inspired Bridesmaid Gifts |
Your  bridesmaids have bent over backwards helping you plan the perfect wedding day, from picking out table linens to affixing bows to wedding programs. Now it's your turn to show your gratitude. We love the idea of giving each friend a personalized gift (since your girls are individually awesome), but not everyone is eager to... read more

Luggage You'll Love (Under $200)!

Luggage |
Nine weeks until spring—not that we’re counting (we totally are!). Until then, we’ll settle for relief from the winter blues in the form of a long weekend. Whether you’re looking to escape to a cozy cabin or headed south to celebrate your engagement in the sun, no trip is complete without the proper luggage. We’ve... read more

Personalized Wedding Gifts You'll Love (To Get And Give)

Personalized Gifts |
Looking for the perfect wedding day gift for your groom? Or maybe you’re searching for something special for your favorite engaged couple? Whether you’re a wedding guest or the guest of honor—we’ve got you covered. A wedding present isn’t just any old present—it’s a once in a lifetime gift, so choose wisely! We’ve rounded up some of... read more

Shake Up Cocktail Hour

Cocktail Shakers |
It’s officially winter, a.k.a hibernation season. The only upside we see to the sun setting early? Getting a jump-start on cocktail hour! If you’re going to mix drinks, why not do it in style (even if you’re not a master mixer—fake it until you make it!)? We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite cocktail... read more

Get Wedding Ready With The Help Of A Juicer

Juicers |
Perhaps you over-indulged in December—that spiked eggnog was hard to resist. Or maybe you’re determined to stick to that list of New Year's resolutions (eat healthy, exercise, walk at least 10,000 steps a day until the wedding). Whatever the reason, we’ve got the perfect antidote: a juicer! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites—add... read more

Chill Your Bottle of Bubbly With One of These Chic Coolers

If you’re celebrating an engagement this holiday season (congratulations!) you’ve probably been gifted your fair share of champagne—not that you’re complaining of course. It’s time to invest in a proper cooler for this celebratory sip. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites (some hold more than one bottle—winning!). Bonus: these chic containers... read more

Add These Holiday Baking Essentials To Your Registry

Registry Baking Essentials |
The holidays are in full swing—we’re talking spiked eggnog, carols on the radio and totally decked out halls. Get yourself in the kitchen and in the spirit by whipping up a batch of cookies. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite festive essentials—from a cookie cookbook to a cheeky apron—to inspire your holiday baking. Add... read more

8 Of Our Favorite Wireless Speakers

Wireless Speakers|
If you’re not already drinking champagne on weekdays, just wait—the holidays have arrived! And no party is complete without a soundtrack. We’ll let you pick the jams, but we couldn’t resist a roundup of our favorite speakers. Take the party anywhere with these pint-sized stereos (no really—some of our picks have 15 hours of battery life... read more

Shop Marsala! Add These 8 Items To Your Wedding Registry

Pantone 2015 Marsala |
The color authorities at Pantone have spoken: The official color of 2015 is marsala (yes, like the wine and the chicken dish)! This brownish-reddish hue has a rich earthiness that pairs well with other colors. It’s also robust enough to stand on it’s own. We’re dubbing it the new neutral—a perfect pop of color for... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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