Category: Attire

a wide variety of wedding dresses in a shop

How to Choose Your Wedding Dress

Sometimes it seems like the dress is what the entire wedding is all about. Spoiler alert: it’s not – the wedding is primarily about celebrating your lifelong marriage to your partner. But, the dress is still hugely important. Here’s how to go about getting the perfect gown for you. Check Out Different Styles Before heading out

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A Practical Bride’s Guide to Dazzling Makeup

How much do you know about makeup? Whether the makeup consultants at your local department store know you by name, or you purchase the bare minimum needed at the grocery store, every bride can use some sensible advice on wedding makeup. Regardless of your skin tone, there are some comprehensive tips you’ll want to skim

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Take Good Care of Yourself Before the Wedding

With good time management, you will be able to fit in all the necessary steps to get yourself feeling relaxed and beautiful before your wedding day. Don’t forget to work in these tasks to keep the stress level low: The month before the wedding, get a hair cut and make an appointment to practice your

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groom with blue boutonniere

DIY Boutonniere Idea

When I am looking for fantastic ideas I usually start with Martha Stewart… I know, she’s been around for awhile but her approach to DIY is so well rounded that I feel like she truly is the guru of all things “good”. She has 58 amazing boutonniere ideas to start with on her website which

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wedding rings on white roses


I recently subscribed to this Kanelstrand blog and I am really loving the eco-friendly wedding ideas that keep popping up. (Mind you, not all the entries are wedding related, but many of them have some great ideas that could certainly be applied by eco-conscious couples.) One of the blog posts from this week is about

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bride with birdcage veil

Unveiling the Modern Bride

Not many brides are doing the veil thing any more and before you know veils will be the alternative style. But for now let’s see some wedding veil alternatives for the outside-the-box bride: The Birdcage Veil Plain Old Flowers The Wreath Feathers

bride putting on her veil

Save Money By Doing Your Own Hair

I have a hard time with the idea of a hairstyle that will last exactly 10 hours costing an amount large enough to take up a whole line in your wedding budget. Have you thought about doing your own hair, or finding a friend who is pretty good at following directions and asking them to

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Wedding Dress Conversions: Repurpose That Dress!

The magic that you feel when you are wearing your wedding dress doesn’t have to end after the wedding is over… You can repurpose your dress for use in a future special occasion. There are multiple tips on Pinterest and elsewhere showing wedding dress conversions into beautiful heirloom christening gowns. You can also transform your

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bride with bouquet

I’ll Have What She’s Having…

Are you getting stuck every time you sit down to dream up your wedding day? Take a look at Offbeat Bride! I get daily updates sent to my email with stories and pictures from some of the most creative couples in the world!