Monday, September 15, 2014

Tips To Choose Perfect Wedding Invitations

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By Sila Rodney
The Animated Bride

Planning your wedding will involve many activities that range from buying the perfect wedding dress, to ordering the wedding invitations. All these can lead to stress or bridal panic attacks, and it is important to remember that with careful research and a lot of help, you can plan your wedding without turning into a complete mess. It is important to remember that first impressions last forever, and you should not overlook some of the seemingly smaller details such as the invitations.

Designing the right invites
Just like with choosing the perfect color scheme, you need to make sure that you order invitations that will help to set the theme and tone for the whole affair. When people receive the invite, they should get a pretty good idea of the general theme of your wedding. You can get invites that define a formal or casual wedding depending on your requirements. Remember that you can have fun when choosing the invites and it is always a good idea to get a second and third opinion.
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Consider the wedding theme
It is important to make sure that your invites tie into the theme of the day. Most brides struggle when it comes to creating the perfect theme. Look at several samples and remember that if you do not find exactly what you need you can sit down with a designer to come up with the perfect invites. You need to make sure that your color scheme and theme is evident from the cards. Viewing product samples is the best way to determine exactly what you need.  

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Think about your budget
Price is a huge factor when choosing invitations. Depending on your design requirements, they can get quite pricey, and you need to determine how much you can spend on the cards. The cost of the invites will depend on the quality level, and the detail required. It is a good idea to compare quotes from different vendors to ensure that you get the best deals. Consider every aspect of the price so that you get value for your money.

It is important to remember that appearance is very important when choosing wedding invites. The invitation design is an individual thing and one brides taste is not necessarily the same as the next bride. Some brides love the traditional classic look while others prefer something more flashy or artistic. Shopping from the right vendor will help to ensure that you save yourself a lot of stress and money.

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Lounge Furniture looks for Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions

Lavie Design
Weddings are simply beautiful. One aspect of weddings that I love is your ability to use your creative side and re-create your favorite movie scene, dream vacation, or maybe a city scape. Whatever you can imagine, you can have it thanks to lounge furniture and up-lighting that can be rented for your big day.

Lavie Design
So now that you have your vision, how do you implement it?  Hiring an knowledgeable event planner is definitely key to pulling off your desired look. Your event planner will have contact information for vendors that specialize in lounge furniture rentals and can help you choose one that works best for your vision. In the meantime here are a few tips from wedding experts that will give you some direction:


making it your own by bringing in your own cushions and centerpieces to complement their furniture.

Here are some my favorite wedding reception lounge looks...

Whether you use lounge furniture during your ceremony or reception, you couldn't possible go wrong because the possibilities are endless. What are you dreaming up for your upcoming ceremony/reception? We'd love to hear from you! Leave us a message below and tell us your favorite lounge look.

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Monday, September 8, 2014

The Perfect Bridal Lingerie: Your Key To Your Perfect Honeymoon

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Journelle "Dear Bowie" Zoe Robe
Planning a wedding isn't as easy as one, two, three. Neither is choosing the perfect bridal gown for you. With all the hassle and bustle of wedding preparations, often the not you forget one vital part of your wedding day. Choosing and wearing the perfect lingerie. Bridal lingerie should come in two parts.
First, the undergarments you should wear under your wedding dress. Usual favourites are strapless brassieres, long line bras, and push up bras.

Second is the bridal lingerie you should wear on your honeymoon. Your first night as husband and wife should be special. Like your wedding ceremony, you should also give much attention in making your honeymoon count.

Make sure to wear the perfect lingerie to leave a pleasurable memory on your special night. Men thrive for visual images and your husband would want to see you in your most flattering and sexy piece on your honeymoon.

Cosabella Lingerie
You might be wondering what exactly is the perfect bridal lingerie for your honeymoon. Today's fascination for lingerie has developed a wide array of bridal lingerie brands that cater to all types. From sheers to silks, bridal lingerie have become an important part of the wedding checklist. There are lots of choices to choose from that will perfectly compliment your body type and your sensual mood on your honeymoon.

Budget wouldn't be a problem in finding the perfect bridal lingerie. You can choose from reasonably priced items online or in your local department stores.
Anthropologie "Snowblossom" Babydoll

Online stores provide good quality and good priced items that suit your taste. Be sure to shop online thoroughly as there are lots of choices. You might be wearing your honeymoon lingerie only once or a couple of times so you wouldn't want to spend too much on it. But choosing budget friendly lingerie shouldn't mean you are compromising yourself with lush and comfort. Buy in pairs to save since most stores offer special prices that comes in two.

You can never go wrong with satin. They are stunning and elegant. A lace thong is also a honeymoon favourite. It will surely entice your husband and create a romantic mood for the night. Another bridal lingerie favourite is the corset. Sexy and bustier, corsets immediately create shape, highlighting your assets and curves. Try wearing a red and black duo, the perfect color of seduction, which will leave your husband a pleasurable memory of your most special night.
Agent Provocateur Tigre Playsuit

Baby doll stockings are also sexy worn with corsets. It teases your imagination with a twist of innocence and elegance. Your honeymoon night is your "one night fantasy". You can play around with your senses and create lasting memories with your husband. That is why it is important that you should look your sexiest on this night. Choose a lingerie that you think would please your husband at the same time will flatter your body.

In Bloom by Jonquil
Your wedding day marks the first day of your life long commitment. Your honeymoon marks your first step to this life long journey. It is best you plan everything ahead, including your bridal lingerie. Just like picking the best bridal gown, you should also make sure that you choose the right undergarment. A perfect bride makes a perfect wedding. With the perfect lingerie underneath that bridal gown, you're sure to become the perfect lifelong lover.

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Sexy Lingerie
Emmanuel Barrios writes for Stunning Lingerie, Australia's top online store for sexy lingerie. Browse and purchase the sexiest bridal lingerie, as well as plus-size lingerie, costumes, and accessories.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Celebrity Bridal Looks You'll Love

As many of you know some major celebrities tied the knot this past Labor Day weekend. Angelina Jolie wed Brad Pitt, her long time lover and father of their 6 children in an intimate wedding ceremony in France.

Jenny McCarthy, former co-host on The View married Blue Bloods star Donnie Wahlberg (brother of actor Mark Wahlberg) near Chicago, Il., followed by Ashlee Simpson to Evan Ross (son of iconic diva Diana Ross) in a grand bohemian style event at her home in Connecticut. Bridesmaids were clad in all white while the groomsmen wore classic black and white tuxedos.

Last, but certainly not least, Being Mary Jane star Gabrielle Union made an all-time slam dunk in marrying long time beau and Orlando Magic point guard, Dwayne Wade (oh-la-la). The couple's black and white themed affair took place in a castle located in Miami, and was witnessed by 200+ guests.

Each of these gorgeous women wore wedding dresses specific to their personal styles. If you were partial to one dress over another, we don't mind! We're just happy you don't have to pay the hefty price to get a similar look for your own special day. Thanks to the Vera Wang we've got some fabulous looks below that will help you get the celebrity look without the celebrity price tag via her White Collection.

Angelina Jolie
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 Which dress do you like most? Leave us your favorite in the comment box below!

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