Simone Hill

From: Atlanta, GA Favorite Celebrity Wedding: Nicole Richie and Joel Madden. Veil or no veil?: Some sort of headpiece, but not necessarily a veil. One thing I would never leave home without: Bobby pins and a book, sorry that's two! Piece I look forward to every week: How We Marry At Find me on Twitter! @sim1hill

Shop This Super Cool Mid-Century Modern Lounge

This retro, pool-side lounge is the definition of effortless cool. The secret is the colorful mod furniture plus just a few well-placed accents like throw pillows Moroccan-style poufs and, of course, some cacti. The key to pull it off is actually keeping it simple and not going overboard with flowers and decor. A variety of... read more

Put a Cake On It! Stands You Can Buy Right Now

Wishlist Wedding Cake Stands |
You've picked out the perfect cake that shows off your style and personality, so why not pick a cake stand that does just that too? While you can usually borrow or rent a cake stand from your cake baker or caterer, but if you want something unique or different you may have to start... read more

Steal Ideas For Throwing Your Modern Wedding

Modern Wedding Style Blueprint |
If your vision is simple, clean and streamlined then you're probably having a modern wedding. But don't let the word"minimalist" fool you because modern weddings actually pack a big punch in the style department. Sure, there are fewer details overall, but that's more focus on each on each element. See how to make the most of minimalist style... read more

Why Does This Bouquet Cost So Much?

Anatomy of a Cost of a Bouquet | Blog.TheKnot.comBrian Dorsey Studios
This isn't your average grocery store bunch -- your wedding bouquet is different from ones you may have gotten before a special date or a birthday. It needs to look lush from all angles with plenty of flowers to fill it out. Pricey petals, like phalaenopsis orchids (up to $30 a stem), drive... read more

Love This Luxe Look? Get Style Tips from the Pro Behind It

When it comes to pulling off luxe touches like a colorful hanging flower garden, Jeannie Savage and her team at Details Details are pros. They're the genius behind some amazing events like the colorful glam wedding in the photos below, plus this classic all-rose gold wedding and this sophisticated, chic rock-n-roll... read more

Steal This Playful Paper Flower Escort Card Display

This bright and playful escort card display will brighten even the grayest of winter days. Your escort cards are your guests first introduction to the reception, so wow them right from the start with a fun display to help them find their seats. The paper flowers in bold colors really popped at read more

Our Favorite Ring Bearer Gift Ideas (Shop by Age!)

Ring Bearer Gift Guide |
  Gifts are the best way to thank your bridal party part of your day -- and that goes for your ring bearer too! While it's definitely not mandatory to get your ring bearer a gift, it's a nice gesture that their parents will appreciate and has an added benefit too. A quiet toy... read more

8 Favorite Foods From Childhood to Serve at Your Wedding (#TBT)

Serve These Childhood Favorites at Your Wedding |
Your menu is the perfect place to add personalization and have a little fun. We love the idea of taking a more casual approach to wedding food, and are huge fans of trends like breakfast for dessert and comfort food dishes. And the new creative idea we're seeing these days is taking your... read more

Play These 13 Grammy Nominated Songs at Your After Party

An after party is the perfect time to let loose a little, and that goes for your music selections too! That techno hit all your friends go wild for? The after party is your chance to play it. If you need some inspiration for your after party playlist of requests the the 2015... read more

Pro Tips for Perfect Proposal Photos!

Proposal Tips and Trends from Photographer Ash Fox |
You might have spent days, weeks or months planning the perfect proposal, but that won't stop the moment from flying by in an instant when it actually happens. That's why we love the idea of secretly capturing your proposal on camera. One of the pros that make amazing proposals and proposal photos happen is New York... 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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