Dec 062013
 

From a playful and glamorous bridal shoot to adding holiday spirit to your engagement photos, we round up some of our favorite blog posts from all over the web.

How do you keep a glitzy gold gown from feeling overly glam? Just add a pretty poppy-colored lipstick, bold pink bouquet, sunglasses, and some wedding donuts. (Yes, wedding donuts!) —Grey Likes Weddings

Get gifting! Show your leading ladies some extra love this season by surprising bridesmaids with a too-pretty present from our annual gift guide! —Brides.com

Cut costs on wedding day décor (or add a festive touch to your home) by making this super easy and adorable scalloped felt wreath. Even brides who are less DIY-inclined can handle this one! —Green Wedding Shoes

Wedding-day flowers help set the tone for your entire event, which can add a lot of pressure to find the perfect arrangement. Here are a few helpful dos and dont's when it comes to ordering flowers. —Brides.com

Is it just us, or was mistletoe practically made for engagement photo shoots? Snap up a sprig and get inspired by these 20 engagement photos that incorporate the holiday spirit. —POPSUGAR

Guest blogger (and newlywed!) Carolyn Hsu knows a thing or two about bridal beauty. Get exclusive tips for looking flawless from makeup artists, hair stylists, and dermatologists in her latest post. —Brides.com

Whether you're looking for the perfect hostess gift or a more elaborate favor, this DIY gift-wrapped wine box will definitely impress. —Oh So Beautiful Paper

Want to squash pre-wedding anxiety and have a great time with your bridesmaids in the process? Try this surprising happiness trick! —Brides.com

Poppies, roses, bottle bush, and anemones are the perfect blooms for adding a vibrant splash of red to your color palette. —100 Layer Cake

Want to win a celebrity-style, million-dollar wedding and walk away with $50,000? Of course you do! Find out how to enter here. —Brides.com

—Donna Kim

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Nov 222013
 

From a breathtaking engagement shoot involving oysters and champagne to a DIY fall floral centerpiece, we round up some of our favorite blog posts from all over the web.

If you're looking for a sophisticated, outdoor engagement shoot idea, consider this adorable Northern California couple's concept. Complete with a picnic of champagne and freshly shucked oysters, their breezy, beautiful photo shoot perfectly captures romance by the sea. —Grey Likes Weddings

Throwing a festive winter celebration? Here are 5 tips from one snow-loving couple's real wedding. —Brides.com

You're just two bobby pins and a little bit of hairspray away from a romantic, swept-back updo. (Plus, it works best on unwashed hair!) —Once Wed

What food and drink pairings are right for your wedding style? —Brides.com

Mastering this DIY fall floral centerpiece will not only get you ready for your wedding day, but it makes for a perfect Thanksgiving table topper! Collect a handful of pretty fall leaves and stock up on stunning blooms like Juliet garden roses, ranunculus, gladiolus, and coxcomb now! —Green Wedding Shoes

What do you do if one of your bridesmaids seems so not excited about your wedding? Our experts weigh in. —Brides.com

Rain may seem like wedding-day disaster (especially if your nuptials are outdoors), but soggy weather sure does make for romantic photographs! —POPSUGAR

Whether you're taking engagement photos for a sweet save-the-date or taking advantage of the opportunity to get to know your photographer, it's also a great chance to celebrate a special time in your relationship. —Brides.com

Would you throw a Thanksgiving-themed wedding? Here are 10 celebratory details that just might convince you to share your wedding day with Turkey Day. —Elizabeth Anne Designs

Wedding bouquets can make or break your bridal look—but that doesn't mean you have to throw your entire budget on an ultra-luxe arrangement! Find out how you can get gorgeous blooms on any budget. —Brides.com

—Donna Kim

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Nov 152013
 

From a soft and sweet Denver wedding with vintage details to five useful tips for grooms, we round up some of our favorite blog posts from all over the web.

As the adage goes, less is more. The bride and groom at this Denver wedding kept design minimal but made their event pop by adding only a few key vintage details. —Grey Likes Weddings

If eyes are the windows to the soul, you'll want yours too look romantic and just a little bit sultry on your wedding day. Here are are three easy and gorgeous DIY makeup tips for your eyes. —Brides.com

Grooms-to-be better keep these five super-important things in mind when it comes to their wedding day. —Huffington Post Weddings

Interior design guru Kelly Wearstler shares some of her favorite wedding registry must-haves! —Brides.com

We had to work around the clock to keep up with all of the celebrities who got hitched this summer! If you're feeling inspired by their star-studded nuptials, don't miss these great tips for throwing your own celebrity-inspired celebration. —POPSUGAR

What's your sign? We asked astrology expert Tracy Allen to make planetary predictions for your engagement and beyond. —Brides.com

We love a glam, Roaring Twenties-inspired photo shoot and this beautiful, gold and plum bridal shower shoot is filled with sparkly feminine details. —Green Wedding Shoes

Can you believe that one of our favorite romcoms, Love, Actually, is celebrating its ten-year anniversary this month? Here's why we still consider this film to be our ultimate relationship bible. —Brides.com

Don't forget blooms for the groom-to-be! Here are 10 options for every style of suit and soirée. —Brooklyn Bride

Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine was all smiles watching his fiancée Behati Prinsloo make her way down the catwalk at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Is this proof that love can change even the most committed bad boys? —Brides

—Donna Kim

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