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Fall In Love with an Autumn Wedding Theme

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A Look into our Autumn Wedding Theme Collection Leaves are slowly changing, the smell of pumpkin spice is in the air, and our best cozy sweaters are brought out and ready to wear. I love this time of year and are very excited for fall brides. That’s why we wanted to share a collection of our […]

How To Personalize Your Wedding Ceremony with Sand Keepsa...

Sand Ceremony vases for wedding

Written by Kasia Juras-Azcurra from Weddingstar Blog How To: Sand Ceremony Keepsakes “I’ve never been one to do tradition for tradition’s sake. But when it comes to weddings certain rituals are worth exploring and honoring, especially when personalized with a sentimental twist. Which is precisely what today’s how-to feature, the sand ceremony, does for the […]

Inspired Post: Sweet Honeycomb

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Written by Christina Rowan from Elegant Wedding Magazine Blog “This “Sweet Honeycomb” shoot was inspired by geometric patterns prominent in today’s fashion world. Pastel tones and gold accents work together in perfect harmony to create a lovely balance between striking and sweet décor. The whimsical cake table – when viewed from above is formed in the […]

DIY Wedding Photo Booth

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How to set up your own DIY wedding photo booth. From weddings to baby showers photo booths have become a huge trend. They’re simple and affordable and guests love them. You’ll end up getting the most amazing, fun, entertaining photos ever without having to hire someone or rent an entire booth. Here’s some instructions and […]

Fabric Flower Table Runner

DIY fabric flower table runner by Real Brides Wedding Essentials

Simple DIY table runner decor for your wedding I’ve seen a lot of table runners before but this one just shouts simple and elegant. I had to show off this how-to DIY project courtesy of our partners at weddingstar. I just love the soft hues and the simple greens but anyone can make this unique. […]

Rustic Outdoor Destination Wedding in North Carolina

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Here’s a look at a charming vineyard destination wedding held at The Cellars at Betty Creek in North Carolina. This couple used simple wedding decor and a touch of country chic making this a classy intimate setting. Let the venue speak for itself. Images courtesy of Atlanta wedding photographers Matthew Druin + Co. Bride and […]

Top 10 Money Saving Ideas for Weddings

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Real Brides and Experts Share their Best Wedding Savings Tips: 1. Choose your city wisely – It can affect your catering costs One bride moved her wedding location from her current town to her home town and saw a  huge drop in catering quotes from $140 to only $40 per person. She saved $15,000 on […]

DIY Wedding Projects – Personalized Thank You Weddi...

DIY wedding favors in woodland outdoor theme by Real Brides Wedding Essentials

Our partners at Weddingstar put together some unique, quick and simple DIY Wedding Favor projects to inspire you. Personalized Thank You Wedding Favors: Natural Charm Theme Garden Wedding The Supplies: a wedding favor box with your item inside We used blush pink square boxes for this idea roll of faux moss decorative butterfly set woodland […]

Heidi & Adrian’s Wedding


Here’s a look at a great outdoor diy wedding. Image Source: Felipe Neves Brisbane – 06.10.13 Jennifer Do you have a wedding you would like to share with us? Email us at

Wedding Guest Complaints – Survey Spotlight


A survey that spotlights what annoys you the most when you are a wedding guest: FACT: 87% said a cash bar 79% agreed too many occasions that require gifts (engagement parties, showers, stags, wedding) 40% said long hours between service and reception 7%  children are rarely invited 54%  mentioned out of town weddings (transportation, accommodation, […]