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5 Ways to Serve Figs at Your Wedding

Around here, when we talk dessert, we're usually talking cake, but lately another sweet thing has been grabbing our attention: figs. We've seen the delicious, seedy fruit everywhere recently -- in color palettes, on charcuterie plates and as part of the dessert course. We've seen them topping cakes, placed delicately on guest place settings, in... read more

Tuck the Tux Away: Casual Groom Styles Are In!

Casual Denim Groomsmen Look | Q Weddings | Blog.theknot.com
Put that tux back in the closet! With couples taking a more laid-back approach to their weddings, lavish duds are taking a backseat to more casual looks (think: faded Levi's, brightly colored corduroys and suspenders). We love this idea for a casual backyard affair, a rustic country celebration or a cool urban soiree at... read more

7 Painted Wedding Cakes We Love Right Now

gold brushed cakes | Larissa Cleveland Photography | Blog.theknot.com
When it comes to wedding cake, we've seen everything from cakes with projections to crown-topped tiers and cakes inspired works of art, but the latest trend in wedding cakes is slightly more subtle. Instead of colored buttercream or fondant, cake bakers have been giving their cakes the artist's touch. From gold... read more

8 Ways to Use Baby's Breath at Your Wedding

Baby's breath sometimes gets characterized as more of a "filler" flower, evening out bouquets and adding texture here and there. But recently, we've seen this filler flower go front and center in sweeping bohemian arrangements, ethereal floral crowns and rustic boutonnieres. If you are thinking of going all-white in your wedding flowers, consider... read more

Anemones Are Amazing: Here Are 7 Pics That Prove It

anemone boutonniere | Studio Elle Photography | Blog.theknot.com
Anemones are having a moment and anyone that already loves this bold bloom will understand why. Known for its standout center and vibrant fuchsia, red and purple hues, just a few stems of this unique flower can instantly add a dramatic, modern edge to an otherwise traditional bouquet. But why stop there? We've been... read more

10 Ways to Use Pine Tree Details at Your Wedding

If you're looking to spruce up (sorry, we had to!) your wedding decor, look no further than adding a few sprigs of an evergreen tree. As a plant that can be simultaneously rustic and glam, wintery or summery, and outdoor or indoor, a little conifer detail can literally fit in anywhere. Surround a... read more

Forget Ivory and White Bouquets -- Go Bold With Bright Color!

red and pink bridal bouquet | White-Klump Photography | Blog.theknot.com
Ivory and white bridal bouquets are classic, but if traditional isn't your thing, why not go for bold, beautiful color? Ask your florist to incorporate some of the colors from your color palette, opt for a bouquet of textured blooms in your favorite hue or mix multiple shades of the same color for... read more

Kick Up Your Cocktail Hour With These Amazing Lounge Ideas

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Cocktail hour is an extension of your reception, so why not give it just as much love as the rest of the day's festivities? In addition to a totally inspired menu, give your cocktail hour that extra something by creating a totally stylish, but incredibly comfortable environment. Traditional cocktail or bistro... read more

You’ll Love This New England Wedding With South American Flair

tented reception | y Tremaine Photography | Blog.theknot.com
For their wedding at Castle Hill Inn in Newport, Rhode Island, Nicole and Adam wanted to blend the charm of their wedding's New England setting with Nicole's South American background.  Lush floral designs by Stoneblossom Floral and Event Design, romantic seasonal colors and subtle vintage details throughout gave the luxurious coastal affair... read more

Laser Cut Wedding Invitations Are Having a Major Moment

Paper cutting has a long, global history in celebrations of every kind. In Mexico, papel picado (meaning "perforated paper") is an intricate design chiseled into tissue paper that's used to celebrate weddings, quinceañeras and the Day of the Dead. In China, thicker papers are cut with scissors and knives in detailed, symmetrical designs called Jianzhi.... 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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