Wedding Planning

Purple Wedding Collections

Purple Wedding Collections

Written by on November 22, 2014 in Wedding Planning, Wedding Stationery, Wedding Themes with 2 Comments

Planning a wedding always involves picking the color scheme and theme. Then it’s time to look for the collections you like. Like these purple wedding collections. Everything from save-the-date cards to thank you notes can be part of your collection. These 3 featured collections are unique in the wedding world, casual, yet beautiful. Designed by […]

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Best Wedding Planner Organizers

Best Wedding Planner Organizers

Written by on April 7, 2014 in Organizers, Wedding Planning with 1 Comment

The details that surround a wedding are numerous. Keeping them under control with one of these best wedding planner organizers is essential for any bride. A single place to hold and control all the details of a wedding makes the planning so much easier and more efficient. Best Wedding Planner Organizers From one who has […]

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Wedding Reception Tea Party: Start with a Theme

Wedding Reception Tea Party: Start with a Theme

If a wedding reception tea party makes sense for you, the way to get started is to pick a theme. Everything you do will then fall around your theme, from the decorations to the food choices. Your theme can be as fun and interesting as your own personality and that of your groom. Magical Theme […]

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Starting With Unique Wedding Themes

Starting With Unique Wedding Themes

Written by on December 26, 2013 in Wedding Planning, Wedding Themes with 1 Comment

A unique wedding starts with the theme. From there, the rest of the wedding planning can fall into place. Beginning with unique wedding themes means your other decisions are easier. Working with Unique Wedding Themes When you work with unique wedding themes, your color schemes are easier to pick. Your decorations are easier to choose, […]

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Unusual Guest Book Alternative — Calendars

Unusual Guest Book Alternative — Calendars

Written by on December 25, 2013 in DIY Wedding Ideas, Wedding Guest Books, Wedding Planning with 0 Comments

Traditional guest books are hoo-hum, definitely not something the unique bride would be drawn to. Over the years I have seen some interesting and fun guest book alternatives but this is my favorite — a calendar. How the Calendar Guest Book Works Basically, you choose a calendar style that will work best for you — […]

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Rehearsal Dinner Invitations: Barbeques

Rehearsal Dinner Invitations: Barbeques

Written by on December 14, 2013 in Rehearsal Dinner, Uncategorized, Wedding Planning with 1 Comment

If you enjoy having a unique rehearsal dinner, consider a barbeque. Whether you serve the food yourself, have it catered or hold it at a separate venue, a barbeque is a casual and fun theme. These rehearsal dinner invitations are all about the BBQ, both country and western. Western Theme Rehearsal Dinner Invitations The theme […]

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Blue and Silver for a Unique Winter Wedding

Blue and Silver for a Unique Winter Wedding

Written by on October 24, 2013 in Wedding Planning, Wedding Stationery, Wedding Themes with 2 Comments

Planning a winter wedding can still mean a unique wedding, even with the traditional colors of blue and silver. Snowflakes aren’t necessary. There are other beautiful options with the color scheme of winter that will make your wedding completely your own. Swirls and Lace for Winter Weddings Keeping with a traditional winter color scheme for […]

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DIY Create Your Own Unique Wedding Planner Organizer

DIY Create Your Own Unique Wedding Planner Organizer

Written by on October 11, 2013 in DIY Wedding Ideas, Organizers, Wedding Planning with 2 Comments

Every bride wants her own wedding to be unique, so why not include your wedding planner or organizer? Create your own planner easily with these tips and ideas. Keep everything together in your own unique and personalized binder. DIY Unique Custom Binders Start with the binder that you will keep all of your checklists, samples, […]

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Funny and Unique Wedding Postage Stamps

Funny and Unique Wedding Postage Stamps

Written by on September 25, 2013 in Wedding Planning, Wedding Stationery with 1 Comment

To make your wedding even more unique, use your own postage stamps on save-the-date cards, invitations and thank you notes. These unique postage stamps include some funny ones just for those who love to add a little humor to their wedding. Funny Sayings Wedding Stamps Often times, a funny saying is the best way to […]

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Unique Fall Color Combinations

Unique Fall Color Combinations

Written by on September 18, 2013 in Wedding Decor, Wedding Planning, Wedding Reception with 2 Comments

As fall approaches I seem to be contemplating color schemes again. Traditionally, fall colors are golds, browns and oranges but I think we can come up with some new fall color combinations that would be a more unique twist for your wedding. Let’s take a look at a few… Greens, Blues, Reds & Oranges Who […]

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Are You a Gothic Bride? Gothic Wedding Ideas

Are You a Gothic Bride? Gothic Wedding Ideas

Written by on August 7, 2013 in The Bride, Wedding Attire, Wedding Planning, Wedding Themes with 3 Comments

Contrary to what some think, a Gothic wedding isn’t always about all black clothes and white face with black lips. Gothic themed weddings are actually growing in popularity with a lot of unique couples. It is possible to have a wedding with a Gothic feel or Gothic elements and it still be quite elegant and […]

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Make Your Menu Unique

Make Your Menu Unique

Food is always a big part of a wedding. Everything from appetizers through a full meal, to cake and dessert, to sending guest home with a late night snack. Obviously, you don’t need to incorporate all the different meals and snacks. Just pick one or two that work with your celebration. For a morning wedding, […]

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Thank You Cards for Your Wedding Guests

Thank You Cards for Your Wedding Guests

Written by on December 19, 2012 in Unique Bride, Wedding Planning, Wedding Stationery with 0 Comments

Brides and Grooms are always looking for unique cards to thank their guests for attending their wedding and/or for their gift. A thank you card is the perfect opportunity to show your uniqueness. Photo cards are very popular and give you the opportunity to pick and choose a formal wedding portrait or a fun, impromptu shot of you […]

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Non-Traditional Ceremony Seating | Unique Brides

Non-Traditional Ceremony Seating | Unique Brides

Let’s break away from the traditional ceremony seating and think outside the box for a minute. A traditional ceremony has, more or less, a rectangle or square design, something like this: Non-Traditional Ceremony Seating There are a number of ways you can make the ceremony seating for your guests unique and out of the norm. […]

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Unique Picture Display for Reception or Rehearsal Dinner

Unique Picture Display for Reception or Rehearsal Dinner

Written by on November 21, 2012 in Wedding Decor, Wedding Planning, Wedding Reception with 0 Comments

Umbra Fotofalls Metal Floor-Standing Photo/Memo Holder I ran across a pretty cool product recently I just had to share. At many of the wedding receptions and/or rehearsal dinners I have decorated over the years, I always loved when they had an area for photos. Family, friends, the happy couple, childhood photos and more are always […]

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Rehearsal Dinners that are Unique too!

Rehearsal Dinners that are Unique too!

Written by on November 9, 2012 in Wedding Planning, Wedding Themes with 0 Comments

Unique Vintage Rehearsal Dinner Invitations by UniqueInvites Unique weddings take a lot of work. Sometimes, you become so focused on the wedding and reception, other things slip through the cracks like rehearsal dinners. Rehearsal dinners traditionally are a gathering of the wedding party with their significant others, immediate family and close friends and can even […]

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Go Really Unique with a Mad Hatter Tea Party Reception

Go Really Unique with a Mad Hatter Tea Party Reception

Written by on October 22, 2012 in Wedding Planning, Wedding Reception, Wedding Themes with 0 Comments

A Mad Hatter tea party wedding reception is a great way to go truly funky for your reception. And, yep, that’s what my daughter is talking about. She’s even thinking about making it a costume party. She wants to ask everyone to where a costume that comes from the Alice in Wonderland world. Granted, Great […]

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Coming Up with Unique Wedding Themes

Coming Up with Unique Wedding Themes

Written by on October 17, 2012 in Wedding Planning, Wedding Themes with 0 Comments

Every bride wants her wedding and reception to be memorable — not only for her and her spouse but for the guests as well. It is becoming harder and harder to stand out from the crowd. If you can think of a theme, it has mostly likely been done already. So, how can you make […]

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Color Trends for Spring 2013 – Pantone

Color Trends for Spring 2013 – Pantone

Written by on October 3, 2012 in Wedding Planning with 0 Comments

I realize (and applaud) that unique brides don’t chose colors based on a trend report. However, fashion designers and the whole of the wedding industry do pay attention to these forecasts. That translates into Unique brides being handicapped in their color choices if they purchase from bridal salons and others in the industry. One way […]

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Unique Winter Wedding Themes

Unique Winter Wedding Themes

Written by on September 29, 2012 in Wedding Decor, Wedding Planning, Wedding Reception, Wedding Themes with 0 Comments

I need your help. My daughter recently got engaged and she wants to do something different for a winter wedding. Can you offer her any suggestions with out taking us all out in the snow and cold? Thanks, Agnes. Agnes, first congratulations on your daughter’s engagement. As the mother of an engaged daughter, too, I […]

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Ceremony & Reception in the Same Room

Ceremony & Reception in the Same Room

Written by on September 25, 2012 in Wedding Planning, Wedding Reception with 0 Comments

We need to have the ceremony and reception in the same room. The venue has a foyer, ante room but it’s not big enough to hold all the guests for a cocktail hour to have the room changed over. We will have a dance floor in the middle and were trying to figure out the […]

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Wedding Reception Tea Party: Save the Date Cards

One of the first things you do when planning your wedding and reception is to set the date. Even before you have chosen your theme, you have a good idea of who your guests will be. This is the time to send out save-the-date cards. If you know your theme, your save-the-date cards can be […]

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Hollywood Theme — Unique Centerpiece Ideas

Hollywood Theme — Unique Centerpiece Ideas

Hollywood Wedding Invitation | Large | Blonde by vintageweddinginvite My fiance’ and I love movies — old, new and everything in-between. Our wedding will incorporate a lot of elements from Hollywood and the movies. I’m stuck on centerpieces. I don’t want just flowers or candles. I want the centerpieces to tie into the theme. Do […]

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Wedding Reception Tea Party

Wedding Reception Tea Party

My daughter is thinking about an afternoon wedding, where the reception wouldn’t be for dinner. One of the options she likes is to have a tea party for the reception. Reception tea parties work to solve many different issues that face brides and grooms these days. An afternoon reception is just one of them. What […]

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Room Layout Suggestions with Rectangle (or Mixed) Tables

Room Layout Suggestions with Rectangle (or Mixed) Tables

Written by on August 14, 2012 in Wedding Planning with 0 Comments

The venue I fell in love with only has 8 ft rectangle tables. The room is also rectangle shaped with a dance floor at one end. How can I set this up so it doesn’t look like a cafeteria? — Meghan the bride Great question. Sometimes we fall in love with the look of a […]

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Western Wedding | Chuckwagon for Appetizers or Dessert

Western Wedding | Chuckwagon for Appetizers or Dessert

I was in charge of the decor for a western themed event. And, as usual, I wanted something unique, bold and memorable for the guests. I had a brainstorming session with my mom and we came up with a plan for a chuckwagon appetizer buffet during the cocktail hour. One thing led to another and […]

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Wedding Decorations for Rectangular Tables | Part 2

Wedding Decorations for Rectangular Tables | Part 2

In the first article, Wedding Decorations for Rectangular Tables | Part One, we learned how to set a rectangle table. Since the shape is different from the standard round, you actually have less room for decor. This means coming up with non-standard place settings to allow room for decor. In this article, we are going […]

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Wedding Decorations for Rectangular Tables | Part 1

Wedding Decorations for Rectangular Tables | Part 1

Sometimes we choose to use a table shape that is different than the normal round tables that are found at most wedding receptions in the U.S. That’s part of what makes us unique. But, if you are unfamiliar with this size and shape of table, it maybe challenging to come up with a decor plan […]

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Have Your Ceremony and Reception in One Room and Still Make a Grand Bridal Entrance

Have Your Ceremony and Reception in One Room and Still Make a Grand Bridal Entrance

Written by on July 31, 2012 in Wedding Planning, Wedding Reception with 1 Comment

You can have your cake and eat it, too.  A grand bridal entrance is doable when you have a large single room to hold both your ceremony and reception. It’s a matter of the arrangement. I was lucky enough to manage a very large single room venue. It was a historic opera house. The ability […]

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Steampunk Weddings — What is a Steampunk Wedding?

Steampunk Weddings — What is a Steampunk Wedding?

Steampunk Vintage Brass Pendant A Steampunk wedding is the perfect marriage of science and history — vintage and futuristic. It’s the Victorian era on steroids. It’s truly back to the future in idea and finds it’s roots as far back as Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Wild Wild West , […]

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