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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Wedding Dress Shopping Advice

Wedding Dress Shopping Advice

So you’re engaged and ready to hit up the local bridal shop with your ladies!

While it may be tempting to rush to “say yes to the dress”, fair warning of the endless options you’ll be facing if you don’t make an effort to narrow down your search beforehand.

Lucky for you, the below wedding dress shopping advice from the knowledgeable folks over at Wedding Forward beautifully illustrates, through infographics, the countless choices you’ll encounter during the hunt for your dream wedding dress. That way, you’ll be prepared come shopping time.

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Diamond Stud Earrings We Love in 2017

Diamond Studs We Love in 2017

 

Food. Water. Diamonds. You know, the essentials. *wink*

This stunning selection of timeless yet trendy diamond stud earrings by DiamondStuds.com is the perfect way to shine bright like a diamond on your big day! Plus, we love the DIY nature of their site, in that literally, every element can be tailored from the shape to the size to the setting. You’ll walk away with bridal studs you’ll love to rock not only on your wedding day but beyond!

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Bachelorette Party Invitations by Minted

Bachelorette Party Invitations by MintedBachelorette Party Invitations by Minted

Aaah, you’re getting MARRIED. Girl, it’s time to CELEBRATE! You’ve probably had your fair share of parties… birthdays, graduations, job promotions, or simply the fact that it’s Friday. Or Saturday. Or Tuesday. (heyyy!). While you may have simply called, emailed or texted your guest list for the above, a bachelorette party deserves something that’s a little more… unique! fun!

WeddingLovely has partnered up with the Minted team to bring to you an exclusive bachelorette party invitation roundup, so you can kick off your festivities with a one-of-a-kind invitation freshly sourced from Minted’s community of independent artists. Enjoy:

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brides - save the date stamp

 

Personalized wedding stamps are probably the last thing on your mind with so many “big” wedding planning items to tackle first. Really, though, they should be one of the very first items you check off your to-do list. When you think about it, they actually play a huge role as you’ll find yourself wishing you had one not only for your wedding stationery but for your wedding decor and wedding favors too.

Plus, rubber wedding stamps made by Simply Stamps are custom, meaning you won’t find them anywhere else. Today we’ve partnered up with Simply Stamps to share their lovely personalized wedding stamps collection!

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WEdding Website Photos 1

Fun, functional and free, Minted’s wedding websites are a wonderful place to show off your creativity and fast-track information directly to your guests at no additional cost. Think of it as your very own personalized digital hub for all things related to your special day. Plus, you don’t have to be tech savvy to create one. Whether you consider yourself a modern couple or not, there are many perks of this unique wedding technology to take advantage of throughout your wedding planning journey!

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Easily Collect Everyone's Photos from Your Wedding using DropEvent (1)

Professional photos from your wedding are wonderful but sometimes the candids from your guests contain some amazing moments too! Rather than chasing down your friends and family asking for them to send you their photos and overwhelm your email inbox with giant attachments, check out DropEvent (website), a service that helps you set up easily accessible photo galleries that your guests can share photos to.

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This diverse collection of elegant and on-trend wedding websites comes to us from Riley & Grey. Such beautiful work! Here’s Marissa, founder of Riley & Grey, to tell us more:

I think what we’re most excited about with the new collection is that we captured some really popular and traditional wedding themes, but in a new way. For example, we get tons of requests for vineyard themes. That’s a tricky one, because there are only so many ways you can draw a wine bottle and grapes.

I like the gourmet still-life approach we took because it’s also something you can’t really do on paper, so it’s perfect for your website. And it really brings in the foodie element that most vineyard weddings have too. Another example is the bohemian theme. I’m really proud of the way our team managed to take something like tie dye, which can get really cheese-y, really fast and elevate it so that it could even work for a black-tie boho wedding. Beach is another theme where the umbrella and sand toy imagery that comes to mind first isn’t really what people want for their wedding. I think the subtle waves in our Surf design get people excited for a beach destination without overwhelming the wedding’s brand.

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capcatchers

We’ve partnered with Capcatchers to bring you this great giveaway of great groomsmen gifts! From our friends at Capcatchers:

The holidays have come to pass but wedding festivities are all-year round. For those who got engaged over the holidays, or for those getting married this winter, an early congratulations! To celebrate this exciting milestone, we are running a Winter Wedding Groomsmen Gift Giveaway!

 

This giveaway entitles the winner $250 worth of Capcatchers merchandise, ideally suited to purchase five standard Capcatcher Bottle Openers. The prize is also redeemable for all other products on the website.

 

Enter by providing a valid email address on the sign-up form found on the giveaway page. Better your odds by earning multiplies entries via social media shares. The luck winner will be revealed by the end of the giveaway – 11:59PM (EST) on February 14,2016.

Head over to this page on Capcatchers to enter!

For more about Capcatchers, check out their WeddingLovely vendor profile or head directly to their website.

Best of luck to all!

Riley & Grey wedding website photo

We love wedding websites — such a great online way to showcase your wedding! We’ve partnered with wedding website provider Riley & Grey to let you know some great tips and tricks to make your wedding website shine. Enjoy!

Yep, wedding websites are the new norm. And just FYI, that’s a good thing. Long gone are the days of scrolling through endless email chains and manually counting collected RSVP after RSVP after RS— you get the picture. Ultimately, your wedding website should significantly relieve your planning stress, not add to it. If you pick the right provider, editing your wedsite should actually be, dare we say, fun (think: an easy, electronic wedding DIY).

But you know, a few pointers never hurt, so here are some of our insider tips and shortcuts for creating an amazing wedding website.

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