Fave First Dance Songs

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Genevieve Nisly Photography

When it comes to your wedding day, one of the most important music choices you’ll make is selecting your first dance song. For some couples, it’s as easy as saying yes to the song that has always felt like theirs. For others, it  requires a little more thought and maybe even some hours spent listening to potential tracks.

While you can’t go wrong with a tried and true oldie like Etta James’s “At Last,” there are also more modern hits to consider … and even some genres you might not have thought to include in your hunt. We’ve made it easy for you though — with multi-genre playlists that will provide the perfect starting point for your first-dance song search. Happy listening!

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Where do I start?

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LMAC Photography

If you just got engaged, chances are you’re probably thinking: “Where in the world do I start?” Understandably so. Planning a wedding is hard work — it’s even harder when you consider that, most of the time, brides are going through this experience for the first time. We can help!

Color Me Copper

 
This Love of Yours Photography

Yes, it’s true, copper is the new gold and silver (and we couldn’t be more excited!). This metallic beauty compliments just about every wedding style, and we just can’t seem to get enough of it! Here’s five of our favorite copper wedding details – enjoy!

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An Introduction to Our April Bridal Show!

 
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It may seem hard to believe with all the snow that’s plaguing us right now, but spring is actually right around the corner. (Here’s proof!)

Before you know it, April — and thus the start of wedding season — will be in full swing. For some girls, that may mean their wedding is merely weeks away; for other brides-to-be, there may still be months (or even years!) left to get wedding plans in place.

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A Beautifully Dressed Bridal Party

 
Sylvie Gil Photography

Yes, it’s the bride’s big day. Still, around her beaming aura are her bridesmaids. They need to shine, too! Choosing the right dress for the bridesmaids will be the first, and most important, decision in putting together a beautifully dressed bridal party.

First, consider when the wedding will take place. The season affects the length and color of the dresses. For instance, in the spring brides may opt for short dresses and neutral or pastel colors. In the winter, brides may opt for long dresses and dark or rich colors.

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Wedding Planning: Where to Start?

 
LMAC Photography

If you just got engaged, chances are you’re probably thinking: “Where in the world do I start?”

Understandably so. Planning a wedding is hard work — it’s even harder when you consider that, most of the time, brides are going through this experience for the first time.

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Keeping It Classic: Wedding Cakes Receive a Slightly Understated Makeover

 
ZMEDIA

It’s official: The classic wedding cake is on the rise. While it’s safe to say its quirky counterparts (i.e. metallic, ombre & ruffled) are still seeing plenty of playing time, couples are beginning to take a turn for the more refined as they make their cake selections. Or rather, refined with a twist.

What exactly does that twist entail? Although many brides and grooms are loving the classic white wedding cake, they’ve also given it a bit of a makeover in the shape department. For example, instead of just opting for an entirely round or square cake, some couples are choosing cakes that incorporate both round and square (or octagon or hexagon …) layers.

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The Glitter Guide

 
Jose Villa Photo

Glitz, glam & glitter … oh my! 

Glamorous. Fewer words are more fitting or capable of describing what weddings will look like in 2015 as this one. From more formal tablescapes, dramatic cakes, lavish fabrics and lush floral arrangements, brides will be looking for every opportunity to dazzle on the big day.

For many a bride this might mean the use of one very important element: glitter!

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Valentine’s Day DIY Project + A Cocktail

 
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Feb. 14th. A day to celebrate your love … and your love of DIY? Just might be with this blog inspiration.

Whether you’re having an all-out Valentine’s Day soiree or just looking to craft a wedding project with your sweetie, we have a fun DIY project proposal we wanted to share.

The best part? It’s super simple & something you more than likely put together with stuff you have laying around (If twine & washi tape are your things, that is!).

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Showcase Trends at the January Bridal Shows

 
Party Decor

We saw many-a-trend at our January bridal shows — from color palettes to decor elements. In particular, we saw several trends that reflected elements we covered in the January Showcase we handed out to brides who attended the shows.

Check out a few of our favorite show/Showcase elements below:

1. Marquee Letters

Wedding signage has been a hot button for brides for at least a few years now, but this year that button is getting even hotter (or should we say brighter?). That’s all thanks to one of the latest trends to take the wedding world by storm: marquee letters.

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