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Look Of The Moment — Rustic Chic

Taking your wedding ceremony outdoors? We've got the look for you! If you're planning a mountain wedding during chilly months, don't be afraid to bundle up. Pair a simple lace gown (like this ultra-chic one from Watters Fall 2015 collection) with a tailored blazer and a textured scarf. For added natural flair, add branch-inspired... read more

You've Got to Watch This Amazing Surprise Flash Mob Wedding Video!

You've seen flashmob proposals, but how about a flash mob wedding? While tons of strangers joining in on your wedding ceremony might be daunting, it was perfect for Brian Green and Christina McGinnis. The couple (who are parents to a daughter) had been engaged for four years, according to E!, and found the whole wedding... read more

Love the ‘Downton Abbey’ Castle? Stay There During Your Honeymoon!

Planning your honeymoon? Consider living like the Countess and Earl of Grantham for a weekend and stay at the castle that Downton Abbey‘s filmed at, Highclere Castle, in Hampshire, England. Even though it’s open to the public for tours and available for weddings, this is the first time that it’s offered an overnight stay... read more

Toasting to Your Engagement on New Year's Eve? Try These Champagne Cocktails Done 3 Ways!

Champagne cocktails
If it’s bubbly, it’s good. And a glass of champagne is already pretty great. So say cheers to your engagement and toast on New Year's Eve with these three fizzy combos! French 75 What You’ll Need: 1/2 Ounce gin Fresh-squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon powdered sugar Champagne or sparkling wine (we used Willm Crémant d’Alsace Blanc de... read more

Hayley Paige: My Favorite Wedding Dress Trends For 2015

Hayley Paige
By Hayley Paige for The Knot Of all the blog topics The Knot has so inspiringly asked me to contribute, talking about my favorite wedding dress trends for 2015 has not only been my favorite so far, but also the most instrumental. The Hayley Paige collection is for the fun-hearted and the fashion forward. She's an "of... read more

Look Of The Moment — New Year’s Eve Glamour

It may not be the most traditional choice, but we think a New Year's Eve wedding sounds perfectly fabulous—everyone else is already celebrating, why not throw some more champagne toasts and confetti into the mix? If you're planning New Year's nuptials (or you just want an amazing second dress), consider Naeem... read more

Registering For Bedding? 7 Things You Need to Know

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After meeting with Karin Sun and Christopher Sun, founders of bedding company Crane & Canopy, we learned a few things about bedding’s little mysteries, like thread count and picking (they actually brought a tiny microscope so we could see it!). So, we had to find out more about the materials we sleep on every night. Here are... read more

Want Santa to Officiate Your Wedding? He Will in Hawaii!

Santa Claus and Hawaii weddings are two things we love -- so why not combine them and have Santa officiate your wedding? Phil Worwa can make it happen. He's a Hawaii resident and owns Santa In Paradise, a company where he dresses up like Saint Nick on a vacation, and officiates weddings and makes special appearances... read more

Make These Must-Have Eggnog Martinis For Your Holiday Engagement Party

Eggnog martini
We’re the first to admit that eggnog gets a bad rap — but mix it with some vanilla vodka and rum, and you have what just might be the most-perfect holiday cocktail for your engagement party. Try it tonight with this five-minute recipe: Makes: 2 drinks What You’ll Need: 4 ounces of... read more

Look Of The Moment — Beautiful Blush

Blush has been hot for a few seasons, but we love Monique Lhuillier's stunning new take on the trendy pink ball gown. This soft pink is non-traditional but still feels classic, and is subtle enough to flatter all skin tones. (Not to mention, the ever-stylish Michelle Obama just rocked the trend... 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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