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Celebrate the Past with a Vintage-Themed Wedding

  In recent posts, I’ve touched on the subject of themed weddings. Today, I’m going to take a more close-up look at one particular theme: the vintage wedding. If you like to spend a lot of time in antique and junk stores, picking out bargains from a bygone era, then bringing that style into your [… Read More]

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Cascade or Nosegay? Choosing Your Bridal Bouquet

Not many of us can profess to be an expert on flowers, and a trip to the florist can be a daunting experience if you can’t tell your irises from your calla lilies or you haven’t a clue what a corsage or a boutonniere is. Fortunately, once you’ve mastered some basic terminology and made some [… Read More]

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Bridal Shower – What Will You Bring?

Choosing presents is always difficult, no matter what the occasion but, with gift-opening such a central part of the  experience, you don’t want to commit any faux pas at a bridal shower. Here are a few tips on bridal shower gift etiquette and traditions. For starters, how much should you spend on a gift? Although [… Read More]

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5 Great Bridal Shower Themes

If you’re struggling to come up with ideas for a forthcoming bridal shower, here are five popular themes that you might want to consider: Theme #1: The Cocktail Bar Who said a bridal shower had to happen at home? It is becoming increasingly popular to hire out a swanky bar (complete with suave waiter!) and [… Read More]

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So What is a Bridal Shower Anyway?

There are two reasons why I needed to ask this question: 1) I’m a guy! 2) I’m a British guy, and bridal showers are only just starting to take off here. I mean, we have our ‘hen nights’ (stag nights for the lads), but these are a bit more like bachelorette parties. So, for the [… Read More]

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Thinking of Going Green?

If you have a strong ecological conscience, then a wedding can be an ideal way to show your loved ones what it means to you to treat the Earth kindly. Take these environmentally friendly bridesmaid bags. What better way to advertise your principles on your happy day?   Flowers are another important consideration if you [… Read More]

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Planning Your Fall Wedding?

Fall – such a pretty, simple word for a stunning time of year. I know you might not want to think about Fall yet but  time soon flies by, especially if you’re planning a wedding. The warm golds, rich crimsons and blazing oranges are just some of nature’s vibrant palette at this time of year and [… Read More]

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Weddings Around the Globe

Continuing our week on weddings, we take a look at some of the colorful customs (and costumes) on display outside of the United States. China – Written in the Stars The Chinese love to incorporate Astrology into their weddings, and take great care in ensuring couples marry at an auspicious time. The Chinese fan has [… Read More]

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Who Said Romance Was Dead?

Not the couples in today’s post! Some guys and girls will pull out all the stops to woo the one they love. Indeed, some of the efforts below would make most of us seem as romantic as a dirty dishcloth (or maybe I’m just speaking for myself). Still, anything has to be more romantic than [… Read More]

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Want to Dress Up Your Wedding Invitations? Polka Dots and Little Flowers Rule!

I love dressing up envelopes with interesting stickers! Here are some of my favorite wedding envelope seals… A gray and silver polka dot square bride and groom monogram sticker is oh so sweet! Share and Enjoy:

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