Find Wedding Ideas: Off-beat

Here Comes the Guide brings you expert articles about doing something "off-beat" for your wedding. We love stuff that's just a bit out of the ordinary and we know you want to be creative, too. This info helps you do that.

Think Unique: 7 Out-of-the-Ordinary Ft Lauderdale Wedding Venues

Think Unique: 7 Out-of-the-Ordinary Ft Lauderdale Wedding VenuesCouples looking for an "outside the box" venue have lots of options in Fort Lauderdale. You'll find everything from sweep-you-off-your-feet romantic escapes to quirky art installations...there's even a haunted hideaway!


Historic Portland Goes Modern with these 8 Trendy Oregon Wedding Venues

Historic Portland Goes Modern with these 8 Trendy Oregon Wedding VenuesPortland dates back to the 1840s, but its consistently forward-thinking, creative residents ensure there's always something new to discover. Here's a list of urban wedding venues that encapsulate the very best this city has to offer.


27 Ridiculously Fun Wedding Ideas

27 Ridiculously Fun Wedding IdeasThe main point of any wedding is for you and your partner to get married, right? But beyond that, it may also be the biggest party you'll ever throw! And when we think of the word “party,” we think FUN.


A New Twist on an Old Tradition: Cooking Competition Transforms Wedding Rehearsal Dinner

Cooking Competition Transforms Wedding Rehearsal DinnerMary Allred faced a common dilemma that most grooms’ mothers know all too well: where to hold a rehearsal dinner for her son’s Atlanta wedding? Ultimately, Mary did more than just come up with an interesting venue—she came up with a totally different experience that all members of the wedding party will remember for a long time.


Eagle Island: A Private Honeymoon Nest

Eagle Hall, Private Islands of Georgia

It was one of the few weekend getaways when I yearned for a lover. Yet even without one I still managed to be seduced—by Eagle Island, a private slice of unspoiled nature and an idyllic honeymoon destination 60 miles south of Savannah, accessible only by boat from sleepy Darien on Georgia’s coast.


A Classic Car Ride Fit for a Bride

Elegant Journey LimousineIn the name of that all-important wedding budget (and in the tradition of convenient combo products offered all across America!) what about one item that gives you both class and sass in one neat package? The answer is in the wedding transportation.


Your Wedding Invitations: Signed, Sealed and Delivered with Personal Style

The and Petrina's Wedding PhotoStampYour wedding invitations are more than just functional; they’re a formal announcement of your intentions. So since you’re going to use the U.S. Post Office to send out your invitations, thank-you notes and sundry other correspondence, why not get creative with it? Thanks to modern technology, you can.


9 Celebrity Trends Revealed

Valentine Romance Gift Suite at Cafe La BohemeThere’s another annual tradition right around Valentine’s Day besides flowers and chocolate hearts—exclusive celebrity giveaway parties called “gift suites.” At these high-profile events, fashion entrepreneurs and high-end product purveyors lavish entertainment VIPS with bagfuls of goodies. This is where trends are set, styles take off and specialty items are given two thumbs up.


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