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How to Ask For Cash as a Wedding Gift

These days, plenty of engaged couples already have bedding, kitchen appliances, and other items you’d need to furnish a home and begin a life together. So, what’s an engaged couple to do if they’d rather receive a cash gift?

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Wednesday Trivia: National Marriage Proposal Day

Thursday, March 20 is the first day of spring—a changing of seasons that causes so much excitement, apparently, that it shares a date with National Marriage Proposal Day. The San Francisco Chronicle has a slew of fun facts about engagements, including the interesting detail from a David’s Bridal survey that one in five women reserved their Internet usernames with their […]

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10 Ways to Get Freebies for Your Wedding by SHEFINDS.com

Although I’m not currently planning a wedding myself, at my age, I almost always know someone who is. Recently, my younger sister got engaged (congratulations, Mel!). In an effort to help her plan the wedding of her dreams, I came across this helpful piece on SHEFINDS.com. This story gives 10 clever tips to help you stick to your budget without […]

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How to Create a DIY Valentine’s Day Bouquet

Meredith Perez, founder and creative director of Belle Fleur, explains how to create a lush flower arrangement.

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A Clever Way to Keep Track of RSVP Cards

Oftentimes, guests will send back response cards without actually writing their names on the RSVP—talk about confusing and frustrating for the host! The next time you send out invitations that require mailed response cards (think a formal wedding or shower), invest in an invisible ink pen with a black light ($7.50 for a four-pack, Amazon.com)—a.k.a., a “spy pen.” When creating your […]

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Stunning Lighting Idea from Loverly

[Photo by Jen Rodriguez Photography on Silver Pencils] No matter where you decide to tie the knot—grand reception hall, rustic cabin in the woods, historic landmark—lighting is key. In fact, lighting can be quite magical. The strings of light that dangled from the beams of this barn took this wedding from delightful to magnificent. Find more outdoor wedding ideas and […]

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Unforgettable Photo Booth Idea from Loverly

[Photo by Charleystar Photo on Snippet and Ink] Couples are having loads of fun planning for candid shots at their receptions. The original photo booth concept has emerged into fun, festive, why-didn’t-I-plan-for-that backdrops that are popping up in celebrations everywhere. Envision bright colors, favorite scenes, and unique party props. And guests love them. This creative duo incorporated paper chain links throughout […]

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Pretty Wedding Palette from Loverly

[Photo by Clary Photo on Wedding Chicks] If you’re planning a wedding and are hunting for that signature palette, consider the chic trio of mint, pink, and gold. The combo is fresh, elegant, and not overdone. Play up the pastels for a spring or summer fete or highlight the gold for a warm winter celebration. Get more tips on choosing your […]

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Winter Cake Display from Loverly

[Photo by Nicole Cassano Photography on Wedding Chicks] Tying the knot this month or next? Let the details of your celebration work with that natural winter wonderland theme. Take the classic white cake, for example, which can be easily embellished with pine cones and lush greens to feel totally in season. Find more cake ideas and winter wedding inspiration.

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Festive Reception Décor from Loverly

[Photo by Katie Osgood Photography on Society Bride] Ready to celebrate? (We’re actually referring to your wedding day…but this idea is pretty appropriate for New Year’s Eve, too.) Besides the much adored confetti toss, these mini magical pieces can also transform tablescapes. For an elegant look, sprinkle metallic confetti on reception tables for an extra festive and captivating flair. See […]

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