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Tired of the traditional guest books? Mix it up with a Wedding Wish Tree! We show you exactly how this DIY project is done. So grab your bridesmaids and get to DIY-ing this show-stopping wedding centerpiece.
Wanna make your guests feel like they just attended the wedding of the year? It doesn't take a huge budget—just some simple considerations to ensure your nearest and dearest are well taken care of, comfortable and happy! Here are 14 things guests secretly want from a wedding.
There’s something so enchanting about a forest wedding. Towering trees, shady groves, and rustic décor create a magical atmosphere and a one-with-nature experience. If you’re dreaming of a woodsy wedding, we hope you’ll be inspired by these verdant yet vibrant details.
THE SPRINGS Event Venues offers a variety of premier venues with a focus on natural beauty. In fact, nature is everywhere—in the gorgeous landscaping at each location, as well as in the wood and stone elements inside their reception halls.
The possibilities for styling your barn wedding are endless. How do you decide which look to go for? To help get your creative juices flowing—and show you just how versatile a barn wedding venue can be—we've compiled 9 of our favorite barn wedding tablescapes. Let the drooling commence.
Often historic and always architecturally interesting, lofts offer a wealth of design possibilities for a trendy, eclectic wedding. Whether you choose a repurposed old factory or a sleek urban gallery, you’re apt to find unique features like original columns, brick walls, exposed ductwork, industrial lighting…even such perks as great views and cool artwork.
The Napa/Sonoma Wine Country is famous for its wines and gorgeous scenery, but it’s also renowned as a wedding mecca. And although hosting your Big Day here can be pricey, you’ll be happy to know that the region is also home to more affordable venues. Here’s a list of places that are easier on your wallet!
The 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.
Planning a wedding on the Maryland side of the DC Metro area? You’ll discover a wealth of sites full of history and character, including contemporary architectural masterpieces and a fairytale hilltop castle. Check out this selection of unique Maryland venues—and don’t be surprised if you become smitten with more than one of them!
What could be more memorable and romantic than a winery or vineyard wedding? And with Texas now the fastest-growing wine region in the country, you’ll have your choice of visually stunning locales, each with its own charms and personality.
With its beautifully preserved Art Deco buildings, pristine beaches, and ultra-hot nightlife, South Beach is an ideal wedding spot—whether your guests are traveling from afar, or just driving in from the next county.
Want to have a fantastic destination wedding but don’t want to learn a foreign language or take a 12-hour plane ride to get there? No problem—some of the best destination wedding venues are right here in the U.S.!
My father is Middle Eastern, my mother hails from Louisiana’s Cajun country, and I’m proud to say that both cultures have always been an integral part of who I am. We’re also Texans, so that means we all can whip up a mean barbecue, too. When I became engaged to Jon, who has Nordic and German roots, we just sprinkled a few more ingredients into our family’s melting pot.
If you’re planning a small wedding, you may feel a little like Goldilocks as you try to find a place that fits your event “just right”. But if you’re searching in Chicago you’re in luck! The Windy City offers plenty of options for hosting an intimate wedding, from a private mansion or vintage loft to a sleek yacht or Italian restaurant, that all happily accommodate cozier celebrations.
Whether it’s on a faraway tropical island, at a secluded wine country villa or at a seaside manse, weddings at signature private properties top the charts for couples tying the knot—and we’re not just talking about celebrities.
You’ve visited a lot of potential wedding venues, and the private estate you’re considering for your Big Day has it all: it’s gorgeous, romantic, and, of course, totally private—truly your dream location! However, while it’s great to get swept away by the beauty of the place, make sure you’re aware of all the extras you’ll need to provide to turn your vision into reality.