TGIF! Who's on Cloud Nine this Friday
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What’s the one thing no couple can control on their wedding day? The weather. According to The Telegraph UK, however, a luxury travel company claims it can guarantee that the only cloud you will see on your special day is, well, Cloud Nine!

Oliver Travel’s weather modification technique called ‘cloud seeding’ comes with an expensive price tag, but does ensure a ‘perfect’, rain-free wedding day. It got me thinking, however, rainy real wedding submissions are actually some of the most gorgeous we’ve seen, including a rainy winter wedding shared with us by Holly Von Lanken photography earlier this week.

Tell us what you think about this cloud buster in the comments below!

Gorgeous Rainy Winter Wedding + More Fab Features:

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Friday Roundups Get Quirky!
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I just love it when a couple isn’t afraid of incorporating fun, unique details into their special day ~ whether it be a pair of colorful knee high socks (like the gorgeous bride in Wednesday’s real wedding) or an unconventional arch like the one you see above! Do you have any quirky real weddings you’d like to share? Email [email protected] for a chance to be featured on our weddings blog. Can’t wait to see what you send us. :)

Quirky real weddings + more!

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Happy, Cutesy Friday Lovelies
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Imagine you were a flower girl (once upon a time ago!) and were given the single task of looking cute while throwing petals down the aisle, alongside some boy who probably thought you had the cooties. Well, what if you ended up walking down the aisle (for a second time!) two decades later with that very same boy. The adorable flower girl and ring bearer in the picture above you may be siblings but these two weren’t… and that is their love story! Talk about deja vu! Catch the story in this week’s trending topics, interviews, features, real weddings & more.

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It's Fearless Friday! Who's Game Enough to Do a Trash the Dress Photo Shoot
Photo credit: Emery & Co. Photography via Flickr

Wondering why this beautiful bride is covered in paint? Well, it’s a style of wedding photography commonly referred to as “trash the dress” that’s gained momentum in recent years. I’ll have to admit that the concept of “trashing” my dress never really appealed to me… but after reading bride-to-be Shelby Swink’s story and seeing the fun photo session by Elizabeth Hoard Photography that went viral this week, I do see a situation or two where destroying my dress could be, well, therapeutic! Thoughts? (share them in the comments below)

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TGIF! Who's Going Last Minute Christmas Shopping This Weekend
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There’s nothing like that feeling you get when you check everyone off your Christmas shopping list. What a relief! Gifts, however, may be the last thing on your mind right now if you’re like the many of us who totally dropped the ball on mailing off those holiday cards this year! Not to worry, if you haven’t already mailed off your Christmas cards, you’re going to love our holiday roundups post. We’ve got a handful of original and totally adorable designs to share with you. :)

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We're Back with Friday Roundups!
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Our apologies for dropping the ball on our weekly roundups posts. They really are a great way to get caught up on all things WeddingLovely and the latest industry happenings in the one post. So definitely remember to check in with us every #BrideDayFriday. ;)

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All aboard! ... Destination Friday Roundups
Photo credit: Carly Hack Photography. Originally appeared in this summery Australian beach photo shoot.

Cute photo right? Miss the Aussie beaches! I actually grew up in a small coastal town near Sydney, but attended the University of Miami, FL for one year back in 2010 as an international student. And that’s how I met hubby! <3 We endured a Skype relationship (I had to return home for one year to graduate) before I made up my mind to move to the United States and call it my new home. It’s been three years since I’ve been back to Australia and am so excited to be visiting in just a matter of days! Wish me a safe flight! x

Up, up & away to this week’s roundups:

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BOO! It's Under the Sea Halloween Friday Roundups!
Photo credit: Sassy Mouth. Originally appeared in a Little Mermaid Styled Shoot shared with us by AvantGarde Design.

Dressing up as Ariel (maybe Ursula, the wicked sea witch) this Halloween? Or perhaps you’re even considering a Little Mermaid themed wedding? Well, lucky for you, we’ve got a little photo inspiration to share! You can click on the fab styled shoot in the photo credit or check out the gorgeous Disney inspired photo shoot in the industry news portion of today’s roundup. :)

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Time for Friday Roundups! Anyone Saying I Do at the Golf Club
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Okay, so it may have only been mini golf (lol) but guess who scored a hole-in-one last weekend? Well, not me… baha. But hubby did. :) May I add that it was quite a complex hole and our first ever time mini golfing. We thought we’d try something a bit different (well, for us anyway) plus we had a Buy One Get One coupon for Palmetto Golf Course as part of Miami Attractions Month. We invited another couple along, and had a blast! Definitely a fun idea (unlike your same ol’ restaurant reservation) for a double date!

Staring out at the beautiful, scenic grounds made me realize why some couples choose to tie the knot at the golf club. The lush green grounds make such a perfect backdrop for photographs. So if you’re soon to say “I Do” at the golf club or recently have, we’d love for you to share your photos with us! Photographers welcome too!

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Photo credit: Sassy Mouth. Originally appeared in a Beauty and The Beast Styled Shoot shared with us by AvantGarde Design

So I’ve only been at WeddingLovely for 3 months now, but have noticed that quite a few of our vendors are self confessed Disney fanatics and would absolutely love to shoot a Disney wedding. Well okay, so Monday’s interview is an exception. :) I must say that their love for Disney has rubbed off on me (just a little!). Did anyone see the Elsa-inspired ‘Frozen’ wedding gown in Disney’s new fairytale collection? It’s trending in the industry this week and is a must see!

See it & More in This Week’s Roundups:

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