10 Unique Unity Ceremony Ideas for You and Your Soon-to-Be Spouse!

Elements of you and your soon-to-be spouse can be found in every last detail of your wedding, from the tabletop decor to the wedding signage and cake decoration. But did you know that you can infuse your special day with your interests and passions even further through the unity ceremony? This is an extremely symbolic part of the main ceremony that represents two separate lives becoming one and embarking on a new journey together as one entity. So why not get creative with this memorable moment? If you don’t know where to start, we’ve rounded up 10 amazing unity ceremony ideas for you and your honey. Whether you’re a couple that loves to cook, is environmentally friendly, are both wine connoisseurs or love everything about the beach, get ready to be inspired.

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Saturday Shopping: Get Hair Flair, Be Shiny Chic and Rock Lobster!

online-shopping-deals-weddingsBeing that one of our many passions is making your wedding plans sail along smoothly, seamlessly and in style, our weekly series will keep you in the loop with our latest product crushes plus all the best online promotions and discounts! This weekend, check out this glam take on the boho flower crown, make your day shine in more ways than you think and add a “pinch” of lobster to your wardrobe. Happy shopping!


Toasted Wedding Event Coming to Brooklyn on April 26

Toasted BK 4.26If your upcoming wedding style can be described as having artisanal, indie or offbeat elements, and you’re in the New York City area on Sunday, April 26, you’ll want to make sure you head over to BK Night Bazaar in Greenpoint, Brooklyn between noon and 5 PM, where you’ll find an eclectic mix of more than 60+ independent talents showing off their skills at the Toasted Wedding Event.

We give mad props to the gals who run Toasted because they always seem to curate a show that’s stocked with the coolest, hippest vendors. And speaking of those hip vendors, we have a sneak peek of ones you’ll have to make sure to be on the lookout for come Sunday afternoon.  (more…)

Simple and Chic DIY Flower Wall Tutorial

diy-flower-wall-tutorialSo remember that bridesmaid brunch I hosted a month ago? (If not, here ya go.) Well, that flower wall backdrop is a super easy DIY project that makes a major statement — my girls couldn’t stop talking about it! So I’d thought I’d share the tutorial with you today in case you’d like to recreate the look for your own showers, ceremony backdrops or photo booths.  (more…)

Lorrin and Rudy’s Tranquil Griffith Park Engagement Shoot


Desiring scenic nature and tranquility for their engagement shoot, avid hikers Lorrin and Rudy couldn’t think of any place that would be more perfectly suited to capture their joy than Griffith Park, Calif. Victoria Johansson Photography not only highlighted the natural beauty of the landscape in her gorgeous photos, but flawlessly conveyed the calm, ease and effortless happiness that these two share. From their photos, it’s obvious that Lorrin and Rudy don’t necessarily have to be outdoors to enjoy the breeze when their love is a breath of crisp, fresh air.


Idaho Wedding Collective Flirty Inspiration Shoot

Idaho Wedding Collective Inspiration Shoot | Photography by Ampersand Studios

A talented equality-minded Idaho wedding collective came together to proudly show off their skills and represent their state in style. Inspired by the Midwest state’s nickname, “The Gem State,” Bliss Events designed a space infused with geometric shapes and pops of color in The Owyhee, one of Boise’s oldest buildings. The results, captured by Ampersand Studios (who also designed the stationery!), are a delicious sorbet palette paired with pops of neon and gold, flirty and modern graphic elements and frothy florals.  (more…)

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