Wedding Day Beauty Tips

Wedding Ideas from dresses to makeup and more It's the day of your wedding, and the tips and advice you received from your mother, friends, and loved ones have paid off and you look and feel beautiful. Time has been spent arranging your hair just so, making up your face perfectly, and getting you ready for your big day. Many times, however, brides just consider the big picture - and often forget how uncomfortable they may be during the ceremony or reception in a hot, heavy dress with four-inch heels. It's a bad scenario, but it happens. To keep you up, dancing, and mingling with your guests, here are a few of the most essential bride must-haves for your wedding day. With a little forethought and a carefully packed cocktail bag, you can be prepared for whatever the day has in store with … [Read more...]

Fall Wedding Theme Decorating Ideas

I was married in December under twinkling lights and a light drizzle of freezing rain that made everything look magical. I would never change a thing about that wonderful day, but have often thought of how fun it would be to have a "Fall" wedding. So, here is my chance to share with you how fun a wedding in the heart of Autumn can be! When I think of fall I think of reds and browns, sunflowers and mums, hay and pumpkins, barns and fields dotted with brightly colored trees.. so I thought a perfect setting for a fall wedding would be on a farm. A rustic barn would be a great location for the reception, while the open field (praying for good weather of course) could be where the ceremony takes place. Source An array of bright mums, sunflowers, wheat, and anything else that … [Read more...]

Bobbi Brown’s Secret for Fabulous Wedding Makeup

It's your wedding day. After months of planning, dress modifications and picking out the ideal honeymoon spot, you're finally ready to walk down the aisle and say "I do." Or are you? Many brides opt to try out the latest in makeup trends or runway looks on their wedding day. After all, you only get married once so why not go for it right? Wrong. According to Bobbi Brown, makeup artist and CEO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, "bridal makeup is not the time to experiment or try a new trend." When interviewed about what blushing brides should keep in mind about their makeup, Bobbi reiterates that on her special day, a woman's wedding makeup should reflect her at her prettiest. Below, Bobbi shares her secrets to ensuring fabulous wedding makeup for any blushing bride to be: Neutral and … [Read more...]

Seed Wedding Favors for an Eco-Friendly Wedding

Wedding favors are gifts for guests as a token of the bride and groom’s appreciation. Gifting plant seedlings, seeds or bulbs adds an eco touch to a wedding. Seed wedding favors reflect a bride and groom’s desire to give back to the environment on their most special day. In addition, plant seedlings symbolize the start of a new life and hence, make perfect favors. Here are some ideas for inexpensive yet meaningful green gifts for wedding guests. Seed Wedding Favors in Handmade, Eco Packages Gifting seedlings or seeds can be easy and simple since all one has to do is buy the desired seeds in bulk and then, present them to the wedding guests. And if the packaging is eco-friendly as well, it makes the wedding favor even more meaningful and special. You can choose from easily … [Read more...]

What to Put On Your Wedding Gift Registry

How many of you out there registered for fine china, crystal and silver flatware that has since gone either unused or barely used? Or maybe you registered for a bath towel warmer or a remote control caddy thinking you'd definitely use those things then ended up selling both in your first yard sale. Here's your opportunity to educate brides-to-be far and wide! Please consider answering one or all of the following questions: What did you put on your wedding gift registry that has been the most beneficial, most used item in your household? What did you put on your wedding gift registry that is either still in it's original box or is collecting dust somewhere? What do WISH you had put on your registry that you didn't? I'll go first. 1. I'd have to say our everyday dishware has … [Read more...]