Recent Just for Fun Posts
Photos (from left to right): Crystal Downs
The number one way to please wedding guests these days? A space entirely devoted to #selfies. Hiring a professional photo booth service guarantees the best shots, but there’s no need to panic if that’s outside your budget. WeddingWire’s SummerBook 2014 has six backdrops (i.e. painted noodles, party streamers, lace doilies, yarn, cupcake foils, and cardboard tube flowers) for six weddings, all of which cost less than $35 to make! Hang on a blank wall at your reception and don’t forget to download WedSocial to watch all those iPhone camera rolls come in.
Photo: Evan Chung Photography
‘Tis the season for bachelorette parties! While there’s nothing wrong with going the “hit the town decked head-to-toe in bedazzled paraphernalia” route, it might not be for everyone. Stray away from this cliche with 10 unconventional ideas such as adrenaline junkie competitions, glamping in the woods, pampering at the salon and spa, sailing on the open water, or exploring the city’s local shops and boutiques just to name a few.
Photos (from left to right): Oh My Love Cross Back Textured Skater Dress, $68 at Nordstrom and ASTR Asymmetrical Faux Leather Panel Body-Con Dress, $62 at Nordstrom
No matter what the activity of choice may be, your bachelorette party is a prime opportunity to have fun with the people who supported you on the long road to love. Want to look great without breaking the bank? Our Fashion Editor has got you covered! Check out these 20 fabulous frocks at less than $100 a pop.
Photo: Dreamlove Wedding Photography
Ombre? Chargers? Gobo? Pomander? Who knew there would be SO many new things to learn while planning a wedding! You’ve probably been hearing them pop up at vendor meetings, on inspiration blogs, and in national magazines, but there’s no need to crack open a dictionary. Figure out this secret language with our latest glossary to must-know terms.
Photo: Laura Murray Photography
Looking for some truly unique extras for your wedding ceremony and reception? From oversized floral cascades on cakes (with a more haphazard assortment and placement of blooms) to unexpected floating pool letters and appropriately placed signage (cue groom pointing above to “best day ever”) to a date mason jar guestbook for guests to share their best ideas for the new Mr. and Mrs., click here to see what’s wowed our editors lately.