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11 Ways To Turn Wine Corks Into Wedding Decor

Wine corks are like buttons, old books and vintage photos -- they're collectible (read: inexpensive), perfect for crafts, and make for fun wedding details too! Use them for the little extras like escort card stands and boutonniere flair or for larger scale wedding signs and keepsake guest book. Whether you're at the vineyard... read more

Steal This Bright Idea (Lamp Centerpieces!)

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Here's an easy way to light up your reception tables if you're going for a mood lit ambiance: centerpiece lamps! They're the perfect alternative (or complement) to traditional flowers. Look below and you'll see that there are endless style options too. For a chic modern vibe, stick to monochromatic black-and-white, for something more rustic choose... read more

These Groomsmen Surprised Everyone With a Classic ‘N Sync Dance (Watch!)

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You can plan every detail of your reception, but there's no way to know if a group of guests, the groom or the bridesmaids are going to jump on the dance floor and shock you with a surprise performance (unless you're a part of it from the beginning, like this... read more

10 Steps to a Fun After-Party (That Won’t Break the Bank)

Keep the party going after the flower girl has passed out and the band has packed up. Nail down a few key plans for a smooth transition from the reception to late night. First, look at your guest list to determine what kind of after-party you should have: Is your bridal party full of up-all-night... read more

9 Ways To Pull Off A Modern Regal Wedding Style

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Regal is all in the details! Create a sophisticated reception style by layering shimmery and feminine extras on a foundation of crisp whites and gray. Luxe details to steal now: sheer sequin tablecloths over simple linens, artistic paper flowers paired with silver branches and monochromatic centerpieces that ooze lushness. See nine ways to capture a... read more

11 Gorgeous Centerpieces With Fruit

Use fruit in your centerpieces to stay on budget for reception decor. DIY your cocktail hour centerpieces or fill out dinner table floral arrangements with pretty fruit details. Like flowers, fruit comes in a vibrant range of pretty colors -- just think about all the colors we name after fruit (lemon yellow, peach, apple green...)!... read more

21 Guest Books That Make Great Keepsakes

Yes, the guest book is a record of all the friends and family who attended your wedding. But it can also be a sentimental keepsake that you use or display after your wedding day. Make your alternative guest book something that reflects you as a couple: a collection of corks for the wine enthusiasts, a... read more

7 Places to Use String Bistro Lights at Your Wedding

Talk about mood lighting! Decorative bistro lights, also called string or market lights, add a twinkling atmosphere to wherever you put them. And guess what: These lights aren't just for outdoor receptions. See where these 19 weddings used bistro lighting to brighten up the wedding night and create effortless ambience. 1. Under the Ceremony Arch... read more

Play Cornhole At Your Cocktail Hour! These 12 Couples Did

Indulge your guests' competitive sides with a friendly game of cornhole at the cocktail hour. Also called bags, bean bag toss or corn toss, the game is simple: two teams of two try to throw bean bags into the hole on the opposing team's board. The best part? You can design the platforms any way... read more

Do These 13 Things To Make Guests Happy

Guests will undoubtedly gush over your gown, be amazed by your centerpieces and snap photos of the wedding cake. But give them a charging station for when their phones hit 3% battery power or blister Band-Aids in the bathroom for when their heels start hurting, and your wedding will go down in history with... 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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