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A Modern Museum Wedding by Christina Carroll Photography

Photo: Christina Carroll Photography // Event Design: The Simplifiers // Featured: The Knot Blog
Even though Summer and Brandon's wedding venue (the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, TX) had built in style, the couple brought their own artistic vision to the space and had a colorful, creative wedding. The high school sweethearts initially wanted a rainbow wedding to represent their love of color, but narrowed it down to... read more

A Jewel Tone Bohemian Wedding in Austin by Eclectic Images

Photo: Eclectic Images // Featured: The Knot Blog
Of all the weddings we've ever featured on The Knot Blog, Alex and Alex's wedding is one of my favorites because it mixes the offbeat vibe of Austin, home of famed music festival SXSW, with a rustic bohemian style. Plus, Alex and Alex's wedding is filled with DIY touches you won't believe were handmade. Take, for... read more

Would You Dare To Go This Bold?

I don't have to tell you that blue, red and yellow are the fundamental building blocks of color, but I bet you've never considered getting back to basics with a primary color palette for your wedding.  This combination is perfect to create a playful vibe and isn't for the faint of heart. Think unique craspedia... read more

Coachella Inspired Wedding Ideas!

Beach waves, a flower crown and dewey cheeks is the perfect bridal look if you're a diehard Coachella festival-goer, so you need to plan the perfect wedding style to match. Not to worry, I've got the perfect inspiration to help you bring the festival vibe to your wedding day. Think: a casual wedding outdoors with... read more

A Rock ‘n Roll Wedding (With A Black Wedding Dress!)

This edgy bride put the design team at Details, Details to the test with her unique style. The result? Stunning and completely unexpected. Gauzy draping, bunches of lush roses and sparkly chandeliers provided the perfect amount of softness and romance to modern details like mirrored accents and the black and white color palette.... read more

A Stunning Green and Black Outdoor Wedding by Melanie Duerkopp Photography

The minute we laid eyes on this wedding inspiration shoot, we knew we had to share it with you. It starts with an incredibly fresh and unexpected color palette of green, gold, and black and crescendos into a stunning design. We're talking a feathered wedding gown, a table full of anemones and... read more

A Colorful and Whimsical Wedding Video by 15 Minutes of Frame

There are so many parts to love about this wedding -- but what really gets us is how fun and different Sarah and Cass dared to be with their details. They knew from the start that they wanted their wedding to feel bright and cheery with a contemporary edge. With touches like a "who's who"... read more

A Contemporary Modern Wedding by Jess + Nate Studios

Shannon and Andrew wed in an old Ford car factory and worked with an earthy palette of  browns, minty grays, pale sugars and golds for their wedding day. Contemporary fonts, chevron patterns and Model T decor gave a playful yet modern feel.  Jess + Nate Studios photographed this wedding to perfection. ... read more

14 Fun Ways to Serve Fast Food at Your Wedding

You have spent hours with your caterer designing the perfect menu, but late at night all you want is a side of fries -- right? These couples prove it could be done, so steal one of these fast food ideas for your reception. Your guests will love you. Chick-Fil-A Chicken Sandwiches In-N-Out Burger Trucks ... read more

Nike Dunks and 5 Other Creative Wedding Shoe Ideas

When we saw Sam and Dan's custom Nike Dunks we fell in love! We figured there had to be more bold brides out there who were willing to get creative with their footwear. So we rounded up five more brides with unexpected wedding day footwear. You have to see these! Nike Dunks Sam... 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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