Creative Idea: Find colored mason jars, you can order them online, OR start collecting them yourself. This is a great way to save on the cost of vases, and if you’re going for a more organic look, the different shapes and sizes can add a special touch to your centerpieces.
Recently, we’ve started to post inspiration boards on our Facebook Fanpage. If you haven’t checked them out, go here! There are some great ideas for all colors and themes.
Also, if it’s not already your favorite thing, go use our Inspiration Board Tool. We have a huge gallery of pictures, and you can decide what color, season, and detail you want to look through when you’re designing your board. Having visuals to look at when you’re planning a wedding is a valuable asset!
WeddingWire recently launched an update on features, which we will be posting about throughout the next couple of weeks. But something that we are all very excited about is the launch of two new wedding website themes. We now have exclusive collections inspired from Martha Stewart Weddings, Renaissance Writings and The Green Kangaroo! You can see these, and all of our other great themes, by going here!
Butterflies have always had a bit of fantasy and whimsy about them. A new trend I love is incorporating butterfly details into your wedding day. You can choose to use butterflies as subtle additions to the reception or even as a complete wedding theme. Butterflies add an especially dainty touch to outdoor, spring weddings. What recurring theme are you having at your wedding?
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Before you can really start planning your wedding there is one very important detail you have to make a decision about – your wedding colors! For some brides this may be easy, they may have had them picked out before the groom, but for others, choosing your wedding colors can be a stressful process. Well, I found a great tool that can help you select your colors!
Pantone Inc. is the worlds leading authority on color and provides color systems and selection to a range of industries world wide. I recently discovered a portion of their website called mood selector. The mood selector is meant to help pick out paint colors based on your personality traits or moods, but I thought this would also be a great way to select your wedding colors!
The way it works is that you go through a list of verbs and select words that describe how you want your wedding to feel. What words would you like others to use when describing your wedding? Once you are done selecting, click on the tab titled “your custom mood palette”. Here you will see all of the colors that relate to the words that you have chosen. Although you may have a random color here or there, chances are you will see a trend in your colors. For me, it was mostly shades of black, pink and purple, which is accurate because I want a black, white and pink wedding. . .but purple is my favorite color!
Good luck finding your own custom palette!