Thank You Gift for Bridesmaids

Thank You Gift for Bridesmaids

Today’s lovely post comes to us from Danielle, writer for relationship blogs such as The Eternity Rose. Danielle runs a successful at home business and in her spare time she enjoys horse riding! Enjoy:

Your wedding will no doubt be one of the most (if not, the most) special event of your life. A lot of blood, sweat and tears, however, go into making sure the day goes off without a hitch. As such, your bridesmaids are the people you hold dear, the chosen ones tasked to monitor the finer details and combat the pressure. They stand beside you throughout the entire journey. That’s why it’s important to show your appreciation for them. Here are a few tidbits of advice for when it comes time to buying your bridesmaids a gift:

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How to Get Rid of Wedding Stress

How to Get Rid of Wedding Stress

Today’s lovely partnered post is written by Holly Ashby at Will Williams Meditation, a meditation centre who help people achieve a state of calm and reduce anxiety through Vedic meditation in London. Enjoy!

There aren’t many people who wouldn’t have a wobble while wedding planning. Apart from the stress of wedding planning, you can worry that you simply aren’t up to the job or that everyone will be bored or something will go wrong on your big day. Many brides also feel a lot of pressure to look inhumanly lovely, find the perfect dress, and put on the best event anyone has ever been invited to. With such big expectations, it can be hard to avoid a crisis of confidence! A bit of a confidence boost as you prepare to get married could be just the thing you need.

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Day of Wedding Stationery

Day of Wedding Stationery

Wedding day details are so important and often times overlooked. We aren’t talking caterer coordination or what time the guests should arrive. We are talking decor details like centerpieces, lights, and place settings. These details aren’t what your wedding day is about, but if you’re celebrating something beautiful and amazing you want the atmosphere to match!

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Stressful Aspects of Wedding Planning

Stressful Aspects of Wedding Planning
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Unless you are an impressive combination of Zen monk, Mindfulness guru, and Jedi Master – wedding stress (hate to break it to you!) is inevitable. That said, while there are many stressful wedding planning aspects, the good news is that they can all be managed when anticipated and planned for accordingly. In today’s guide, we’re going to give you a heads up on all the major stumbling blocks that you will face, and a few tips on how to make sure you keep your sanity while you go through them.

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Diamond Engagement Ring Shapes Guide

Ready to explore all of the many different diamond engagement ring cuts and shapes? The knowledgeable folks over at The Diamond Advisors have you covered with this detailed buying guide infographic!

Discover the perfect diamond engagement ring for you with this top 10 list of cuts and shapes, including the traditional round diamond cut + 9 alternative shapes you may not have considered or even known about before.

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Dogs in Weddings Tips Inspiration

Dogs in Weddings Tips Inspiration

Love dogs? So do WeddingLovely’s bloggers + vendor community!

We’re celebrating National Dog Day this upcoming Saturday with a fun (and furry) dogs in weddings roundup style post sharing adorable photos, videos, ideas and inspiration — all to do with our beloved four legged friends.

Plus, we’re loving all of the rescue stories, endearing moments caught on camera/film, tips for including fur babies on your special day, doggy inspired fashion, stationery, decor elements + more!

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Exactly How Many Flowers Do I Need For My Wedding?

Exactly How Many Flowers Do I Need For My Wedding?

“So, exactly how many flowers do I need for my wedding day?”

This is actually one of the most frequently asked questions professional florists receive from brides everywhere. Every bride wants to arrive at that sweet number that is just right for their special day. They don’t want the decor to look sparse, yet who really wants to waste money and order so many flowers that it looks like they are having a wedding party at a flower shop?

We love these tips and guidelines any bride can follow to organize their thoughts and hopefully come up with the magic number!

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Beautiful bride to be getting ready for the wedding

happy couple sitting at a cafe planning their weddingPhoto Credit: Pharris Photos

Today’s guest post, brought to us by Debbie from A La Mode Events (New York, NY) will help you to get organized for your wedding so that you and your guests can relax and enjoy an amazing day! Enjoy:

Every bride has her own dream wedding. Where to start is probably one of the hardest to do while the least you want to feel is burned out and pressured. So here’s some How To’s that will truly benefit you. Learn how to make your wedding a story. The moment you announce your engagement, you could be hearing expectations on how great your wedding would turn out to be. And the day you give out your save-the-date cards or the wedding invitation, you’d surely want to hear a compliment, what more on the day itself right?  You could have an endless list of ways for your guest to commend your wedding — who wouldn’t right? Consider some of these tips.

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The History of the White Wedding Dress and How to Switch it Up!          Photo Credits: Adachi Pimentel Photography

Today’s awesome guest post, brought to us by Ginny Bartolone of Simply Eloped is a fascinating read about the history of the white wedding dress and how the tradition evolved. Enjoy!

When my husband and I tied the knot in 2014, exploring the complex, century-old wedding traditions was one of the most fascinating parts of planning our big day. The stories about why we carry flowers, wear wedding rings, and have wedding parties deeply fascinated me—and understanding their backstories enriched the whole experience of choosing which traditions were right for us. Now, as I continue to work in the wedding industry, and as I attend my friends’ celebrations, I’m beginning to see more and more non-white, unique wedding dress choices—allowing brides to more widely celebrate and express their one-of-a-kind personalities. At first, I thought this was a new trend, especially as wedding designs are slowly simplifying and returning to a more natural, DIY perspective.

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