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5 Steps to Curating a Wedding Ceremony That’s Perfectly YOU

Having a friend or family member officiate your unique wedding ceremony is personal, fun and, oh — it's a lot more work. Don't worry, we're here to help. Follow these steps to curating a non-traditional wedding ceremony that stays true to you. STEP 1: LAY THE MUTUAL GROUNDWORK Before you do any ceremony planning, sit down with your fiancé and have a discussion about what your "ceremony style" will be. Essentially, you have to go on a date to your favorite restaurant to discuss...

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Ceremony Music for an Unforgettable Walk Down the Aisle

Your ceremony playlist is the opening to your big day. Your music sets the tone – whether it's sweet and romantic, fun and playful, or traditional and elegant, the song you walk down the aisle to will be engraved in your mind forever! There's no right or wrong to ceremony music, make it your own! But if you need a little something to get inspired by, Elevated Pulse Productions is here with the ultimate...

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Bachelor Star, AshLee Frazier, Finds Her Happily Ever After

First came the Bachelor and then the Bachelor in Paradise for AshLee Frazier, but it wasn't until she returned home to Houston that she found her happily ever after. Set on the Groom's family estate, this day is a gorgeous version of a classic, tented affair planned by Two Be Wed, with florals by...

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Part Modern, Part Classic This Inspo Session Has Something for Every Bride

Between its historic, neoclassical Water Works venue and the bridesmaids in light blue attire of different styles (including a jumpsuit!), this Philadelphia wedding inspiration shoot reimagines traditional elements by giving them an unexpected twist. A team of local vendors – including Rachel Pearlman Photography...

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A Dreamy Charleston Engagement With the Cutest Ever Pup

Feast your eyes on the cutest ever couple, second only to their adorable puppy. I'm sorry but the minute someone pops a floral collar on a fur baby, I'm a goner. With the beauty of Charleston as a backdrop and Julie Livingston behind the lens, this shoot is a vision of light, airy romance. See even more...

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Midwestern Vineyard Wedding with Rustic Chic Style

Amanda and Craig's wedding might look straight out of California wine country, but this special day actually took place at a charming Wisconsin vineyard. Photographed by Kate Weinstein, the celebration included a handmade pergola for the ceremony plus an evening of dinner, dancing and food truck fun. Take a peek at all the pretty waiting below! From ...

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Weekending Like a Palm Beach Local with this Mini City Guide

If I am being really honest, I never ever go on a trip without first reading each and every city guide I can get my hands on. Because the only thing better than being a local is getting recs from the natives. And that is just what Liz Martin of The Charleston Weekender did. On a recent trip to Palm Beach she went right to the source, a.k.a. this...

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15 Wedding Planning Apps Every Bride Needs on Her Cell Phone

Technology exists to make our lives easier, and let us tell you, these apps will definitely make wedding planning easier. From planning timelines and checklists to budget trackers to endless inspiration, these apps will take you...

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The Bridesmaids Carried Wreaths for this Spanish Garden Wedding

Palm Springs is such a good spot for a wedding. With its year-round sunshine and cool, colorful vibes it never disappoints. Now add to that a stunning Spanish estate and an alfresco wedding with fresh twists on tradition and you get this gorgeous day. Planned by The Walk Down the Aisle along with florals by Vaso Bello...

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4 Steps to the Perfect At-Home Bar

The moment my hubs and I moved into our new abode, we set about tackling our at-home bar. I mean, as entertainers at heart, we knew we couldn't throw all of those amazing dinner parties we planned on hosting without one. But crafting the perfect bar? It's easier said than done. Enter ...

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A Little Midwest Charm at This Northwest Wedding

When this Chicago couple returned to the Bride's Seattle hometown for their wedding, they knew they wanted to incorporate both of these special cities into their classic celebration. During late night dancing at the reception, guests were offered Chicago style hot dogs and Dick's cheeseburgers, a Seattle staple. The rest of the wedding looks as delicious as we're sure those treats tasted! So get scrolling, because there's so much goodness to be had in this...

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An Adorable Engagement in Sunny Sacramento

This right here is one seriously adorable engagement session! Aria Photography captured the love between Katie and Chad, who traveled to the bride's Sacramento hometown for a bright and sunny shoot outside the California State Capitol. See some of our favorite photos below, then head to the gallery where...

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Proof Gray Days Make for the Dreamiest Settings

When Momento Cativo Photography planned this Switzerland bridal inspiration session, they originally imagined a sunny, cloudless morning, but when the day of the shoot arrived, rain was in the forecast. Instead of abandoning their shoot, they reimagined it to capture beauty in the unexpected and in the imperfect – and with cloud covered mountains and the foggy forest, the end result is pretty dreamy. Get some...

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An Intimate Elopement You Have to See!

Imagine this - a small, intimate wedding off the Pacific Ocean with just your officiant and parents to bear witness as you become husband and wife. That's exactly the type of celebration Julia and Bryan chose for their special day, with Focused Bliss Productions there to capture the film they'll treasure for a lifetime. Watch the day unfold through their beautiful cinematography below! [iframe...

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Our Latest Wedding Color Crush: Mauve

It might not be Pantone's beloved color of the year, but around these parts, mauve is having a pretty major moment. A close cousin of blush pink and plum, this subtle hue is making its way into more and more wedding palettes, and Swoon Floral Design is showing us...

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This BHLDN Giveaway Will Make Your Entire Summer

When it comes right down to it, nothing kicks off a weekend in style quite like a fabulous giveaway. So today we're diving headfirst into the newest collection from...

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How To Personalize Your Wedding Invites without Spending a Fortune

We totally understand that sticking to your wedding budget isn't always easy. Especially after you start wading into all of the pretty details that will really make your Big Day unique. But we're here to tell you, loves: you can do it... and with the help of Shutterfly's gorgeous lineup of...

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SMP + Weddington Way Throw Wedding Planning Bash In SF

In honor of the fabulous collaboration we announced earlier this year, we helped celebrate the launch of Weddington Way's first pop-up store in San Francisco inside Banana Republic on Grant Ave! Bringing together some of  the best vendors in the west to showcase wedding trends and inspirations, we...

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Lake Tahoe Is a Picture Perfect Backdrop for a Black Tie Wedding

Combine classic style with an amazing, lakeside venue for one effortlessly beautiful wedding captured by Clane Gessel Photography. For the tented reception, the Bride chose to decorate with deep greens and whites, highlighting the natural beauty of the private estate. But our absolute favorite detail is the...

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The Cutest Picnic-Style Wedding We’ve Ever Seen

Shannon and Tom currently call Brooklyn home but knew they wanted to escape the city for their Big Day. They opted for a casual, picnic-style celebration, and a working farm outside of Nashville was the perfect spot for them. Filled with bright and cheery florals, they brought a touch of whimsy to their rustic setting and Cassidy Carson didn't miss a beat. From Modern Vintage... Shannon...

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