Forget about your something old, something new, and something blue. You need your Starbucks instead. 1. A Crafted Dress Hanger Whoa. 2. Starbucks It’s your big day, so you should probably be awake for it. 3. Wild Flower Bouquets Ban roses. 4. Matching, Yet Personalized Totes The bridal party has baggage.
You don’t have to DIY every part of your special day to stay within your budget. The average American wedding costs over $27,000. There are lots of great DIYs that will save you big bucks, but not everyone has the skills, the time, or the desire to have a totally hand-made event. Here are some
Get that old Hollywood glamour on your special day! These little elements will go a long way in bringing that vintage class to your wedding. Be a luminous, glowing bride with Olay Regenerist Luminous. 1. First things first, opt for a tea-length dress for a beautiful and classic bridal look. 2. Go retro with your makeup
And we can’t believe we weren’t invited. Kristin and Zachary got married in April and wanted to include all the things they loved in their ceremony. And that means a lot of awesome geek-ery. The bride’s shoes were Mass Effect-themed and the groom’s were Doctor Who. There was a Star Wars guest book. And
Try one of these fresh wedding color combinations for a style that’s anything but bland. Rust + Copper + Aqua Good for: Vintage fall weddings Tips for pulling it off: Prevent rust and copper details from looking muddy by mixing in a bright, fresh color like aqua. Wine + Mauve + Blush Good for: Vintage garden weddings
It’s the one day of your life when you can cover everything in roses and peonies, so you may as well go all out! In your hair On the chairs In the aisle On the chandelier On the chuppah Atop your cake Over your veil For a
A good message is a telltale sign it’s going to be a great day. 1. Welcome your guests the best way possible. 2. 3. And let them know that there are some SERIOUS FUN TIMES ahead. Duh! It’s your wedding day! 4. 5. 6. Make sure your guests know exactly
For when you find your cowboy. 1. First, send out some save the dates sparkled with country embellishment. 2. Get married near or in an actual barn. 3. Have your wedding party arrive via hayride. 4. Then be sure that your wedding programs have some country flair. 5. Create a rustic
You probably don’t want your wedding to be much like a Dothraki affair…or like that other infamous wedding. But that doesn’t mean you can’t go all out. So you can’t pull a Sean Parker? This tech startup billionaire’s Game of Thrones wedding is going to cost, like, over $9 million. I am not kidding. Whatever.
“The [Wizarding] World is so encompassing, you can get lost in it.” Meredith Fahey and her husband Joshua Votaw always knew they wanted a book-themed wedding. So when their first-choice venue — a library — fell through, they opted to host their wedding day at their favorite restaurant in Los Angeles. It happens
Add a touch of ~pizzazz~ to your special day. 1. Have a pre-wedding field day so your groomsmen and bridesmaids can get acquainted with one another. Also perfect for a joint couple’s shower. 2. Add a line for a DJ song request on your RSVP cards. 3. Enlist your grandmas to be
These smart suggestions will ensure your fairytale wedding isn’t pillaged by bloodthirsty mosquitoes or a merciless hot sun. 1. Provide pillows if you’re using uncomfortable outdoor seats. Many outdoor seats are wrought iron or wood, which can get uncomfortable if you’re sitting on them for long periods of time. The pillows also add an extra
“It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy… Let’s go exploring!” The groom sewed this Hobbes stuffed animal. …which the Calvin-y ring bearer escorted down the aisle. The color scheme was orange, natch. The couple got cartoonized. In true Calvin and Hobbes style, they toasted marshmallows for dessert. And made the real
Because who doesn’t love love? 1. Form an aisle runner out of rose petals. Simply perfect — as long as it’s not a windy day. 2. Use table numbers that have a particular significance to your relationship. “For our wedding table numbers, we decided to pick numbers that are significant to us. so we did the
And, most importantly, pun-ier. Give your guests something to remember your wedding by with these nifty ideas. 1. Make a silly save the date card. 2. Go movie poster-inspired. 3. Or just write on your faces. 4. If you’ve got a beard to work with… 5. And if you don’t want
You gotta keep those unsuspecting guests on their toes. Steal these ideas before they become standard wedding fare. 1. A guest box instead of a guest book, where guests can record a message on video. The technology is now. And besides, according to the experts, handwriting will be phased out within 20 years anyway. 2.