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Real Weddings From This Week {June 5, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on Jun 05, 2015

In addition, our Real Weddings Editor is also busy featuring cute couples for our photo galleries! Each week, she’ll be sharing her favorite real weddings on Fridays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

Elegant Virginia Military Wedding – Kiera and Will were married at the Georgetown Lutheran Church in Washington, D.C. followed by a reception at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va. on June 20. The dessert bar featured treats from every state they’ve lived in together, including soft pretzels from Pennsylvania and peaches from Georgia.

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Photo: Amy Allen Photography 

New Jersey Island Estate Wedding – Laura and Drew were married at the Bonnet Island Estate in Manahawkin, N.J. on August 3. The relaxed newlyweds rode off in a vintage car decorated with a “just married” sign as well as tin cans.

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Photo: jeri houseworth photography 

Fresh Florida Garden Wedding – Camara and Russell were married at a private residence in Tampa, Fla. on November 15. The frame tent was filled with a custom-made fragrance. “My father works for a scenting company,” she said. “He inspired me to realize how scents are often connected to vivid memories.”

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Photo: Eternal Sight Photography 

Bohemian California Desert Wedding – Toni and Tim were married at Rock Beach House in Yucca Valley, Calif. on October 18. The reception featured botanical touches, including feather centerpieces.

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Photo: Lindsey Grace Photography 

Chic Texas Conservatory Wedding – Marie and Kevin were married at The Gardens of Bammel Lane in Houston, Texas on October 25. Bridesmaids wore short, sparkly mix ‘n’ match dresses and carried bouquets of baby’s breath.

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Photo: Joice Ruffing Photography

Top Wedding Ideas From This Week {June 3, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on Jun 03, 2015

Are you in need of some wedding inspiration this hump day? Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our newly-launched Ideas Section! Each week, they’ll share their favorite articles and slideshows on Wednesdays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

A Wedding Family Portrait Checklist To Give To Your Photographer – Print out these photo op combination ideas.

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Photo: Krista A. Jones Photography

7 Tips For Giving The Best Wedding Toast EVER – Blanking on what you should say for your BFF’s toast?

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Photo: Matthew Nigel Photography

15 Bridal Shower Invitations For Every Theme – Kick-start the planning process for one of the funnest festivities by perusing through gorgeous paper goods.

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Photo Courtesy of lemon & lime event design

12 Photos That Prove Brides Don’t Have To Wear White – Whoever said brides had to wear white were clearly wrong.

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Photo: Stacey Hedman Photography

What’s Your Wedding Flower IQ? – Let’s see if you are a seed, stem, bud, or blossom? Take the quiz!

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Photo: Alison Dunn Photography

Real Weddings From This Week {May 29, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on May 29, 2015

In addition, our Real Weddings Editor is also busy featuring cute couples for our photo galleries! Each week, she’ll be sharing her favorite real weddings on Fridays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

Arizona El Chorro Lodge Wedding – Rachel and Adam were married at El Chorro Lodge in Paradise Valley, Ariz. on March 29. Guests were escorted to their seats via heart-shaped chalkboards, wrapped with lavender for a soothing scent.

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Photo: EME Photography 

Exquisite New Jersey Estate Wedding – Amanda and Pasquale were married at Ashford Estate in Allentown, N.J. on April 26. The focal point was the fireplace mantle decorated with mirrors!

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Photo: John Arcara Photography

Multicultural Missouri Loft Wedding – Jessica and Sayeed were married at The Bauer in Kansas City, Mo. on June 15. Bridesmaids wore bright and bold dresses with pashmina shawls paired with bouquets of pincushion proteas, carnations, craspedia, and olive branches. Notice the henna tattoos on their hands to pay homage to Indian traditions.

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Photo: M&E Photo Studio

Sparkly Santa Margarita Ranch Wedding – Denise and Jason were married at Spanish Oaks Ranch in Santa Margarita, Calif. on April 19. The sweetheart table was decorated with sequin linens and plaques that said, “I do,” “Me too,” and “Me three.”

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Photo: Jaime & Chase Photography

Legare Waring Historic Home Wedding – Kelly and Chris were married at Legare Waring House in Charleston, S.C. on October 12. “I could see the excitement in her smile and eyes, realizing all the planning and waiting was finally over,” he said. “It was a very intimate moment sharing our first kiss and hug as newlyweds.”

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Photo: Priscilla Thomas Photography

Top Wedding Ideas From This Week {May 27, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on May 27, 2015

Are you in need of some wedding inspiration this hump day? Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our newly-launched Ideas Section! Each week, they’ll share their favorite articles and slideshows on Wednesdays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

10 Bridesmaids That Totally Pulled Off Wearing Skirts – Before you bookmark that bridesmaid dress you have been dying to show your besties, think about the hottest summer trend: skirts!

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Photo: Dawn Alexandra Photography 

6 Things Every Best Man MUST Do – The latest and greatest to-do list every best man needs NOW.

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Photo: Matthew Nigel Photography 

Beautiful Candy Buffets – Give your guests something sweet! Provide a dessert display complete with an assortment of candies in various vases and vessels.

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Photo: Katelyn James Photography

10 Songs From Real Wedding Videos We’re Obsessing Over – We cannot resist listening to these lovey dovey songs from real wedding videos lately. Be sure to follow WeddingWire on Spotify too!

Video: Cineaverde

5 Ways to Savor Every Moment Of Your Wedding – The big day goes by in the blink of an eye. Check out these five tips and tricks on how to make every moment last longer.

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Photo: GB Photographers

 

Real Weddings From This Week {May 22, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on May 22, 2015

In addition, our Real Weddings Editor is also busy featuring cute couples for our photo galleries! Each week, she’ll be sharing her favorite real weddings on Fridays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

New York Farm-T0-Table Wedding – Shannon and Przemek were married at Blooming Hill Farm in Blooming Grove, N.Y. on June 21. “We wrote our own vows, I sang to him while my best friend played guitar, we did a traditional Polish blessing, and we had a live jazz band greeting us out of the ceremony too,” she said.

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Photos (from left to right): Photo by Basia 

Rainy Day Colorado Ranch Wedding – Rosie and John were married at Lyons Farmette in Lyons, Colo. on August 15. The newlyweds’ best advice? “Make a list of EVERYONE you want photos with” she said. Fun fact: Her wedding cakes were homemade — all five of them!

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Photos (from left to right): Angie Wilson Photography

Quaint Kansas City Church Wedding –  Amanda and Marshall were married in a ceremony at Jacob’s Wells Church followed by a reception at Alexander Majors Barn in Kansas City, Mo. on November 1. The bride’s something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue were created from family heirlooms.

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Photo: Jana Marie Photography 

Arizona Shenandoah Mill Wedding – Erin and Tim were married at Shenandoah Mill in Gilbert, Ariz. on October 24. The couple opted for a fall color scheme of red, orange, and yellow. Notice the plethora of pumpkins?

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Photo: Andrew + Jade {Photography} 

Urban Georgia Loft Wedding – Linda and Abel were married at Ambient Plus Studio in Atlanta, Ga. on October 27. Custom-made wedding gown, check. Custom-made moss backdrop, double-check. Custom-made “selfie” photo booth, triple-check.

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Photo: Kendra Elise Photography

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