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    Top 10 things to DIY

    The First Five By Natalie T. Create beautiful invitation cards with Evite. Hi Ladies! Fall weather always puts me in a crafty mood. There’s something magical with brightly colored paper, an X-acto knife, and a mug of spiced cider…or a glass of wine. One tip to keep DIY from getting you down is to break it down into manageable chunks and stay relaxed. Remember small mistakes are rustic flourishes, not fatal flaws. For those who are less craft-inclined, but still want a bit of DIY, choose simple pieces that are really visible and really show you. For example, table settings take a long time to do but most people will…

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    The Beach, Shall We?

    Helpful tips to plan the outdoor wedding of your dreams By Sara Doerrier   Destination weddings have been growing with a vengeance. One destination that stands above all the rest is the beach. A beach wedding is romantic, whimsical, and magical. But how do you plan such a wedding when that beach is hundreds or even thousands of miles away from home? How do you relocate all of your friends and family for your special day? Here are some helpful tips to plan an amazing beach wedding:   Find the lowest prices on the planet to all your destinations at CheapAir.   Dress the Part One great perk about a…

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    Destination Weddings

    Myths about far-flung ceremonies By Natalie Tsang Destination weddings started out as elopements and now incorporate aspects of the family vacation as well. Since weddings are reunions anyway, this is a great way to spend time with loved ones. Like any non-traditional idea, destination weddings are burdened by many myths. It is true that these types of weddings can be expensive or difficult to manage. But the same can be said about a wedding in your own city. If done correctly, you can host a destination wedding that is fun and unforgettable-even affordable. But first, read on about the four common myths.   Find the lowest prices on the planet…

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    Far and Away

    Destination wedding locales and venues By Sara Doerrier Destination venues don’t just offer amazing backdrops for nuptials. The experience serves as a vacation in a stunning locale for you and your guests. The weddings, due to the far-flung locations, tend to be smaller (which can save significant cash). And after you wed, you will know you exchanged vows in one of the most beautiful corners on Earth. Is your passport ready? Below are descriptions of popular destination locales.   Find the lowest prices on the planet to all your destinations at CheapAir. France Does Paris really need an explanation? This iconic city for romance is speckled with art museums, gorgeous…

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    Finding the Perfect Wedding Jewelry

    Wedding day jewelry is not only fun to choose, but is also an important part of every bride’s look. It will be seen in almost every photo, and will draw the eye. With so many options available out there, today’s bride can be as simple or as bold as she wishes with her jewelry choices. That being said, there are a few key things to keep in mind when choosing bridal jewelry to find the most flattering look. As a general rule-of-thumb, bridal jewelry should compliment the bride and her dress, without overpowering the whole look. Dresses with strapless or sweetheart necklines beg for statement jewelry, such as ornate earrings…

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    Gold and Silver Jewelry

    Choosing bridal jewelry is exciting, but can be daunting without a specific style in mind. Many brides have a hard time choosing between gold or silver jewelry, especially with so many styles of jewelry available. Considering personal style, budget, gown color, and current trends can help narrow the field. Find beautiful, certified diamond rings at Helzberg Diamonds. Pros and Cons Each type of precious metal has advantages and disadvantages, which may weigh into your final bridal jewelry decision. Silver is relatively inexpensive and has a nice color to the metal, but tarnishes easily, making it suitable only for occasionally-worn jewelry. For wedding rings or jewelry that will be passed down…

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    How to Pick Jewelry for Your Bridesmaids

      The right jewelry can finish a look, making even the plainest dress look chic. Most brides have their wedding jewelry picked out shortly after choosing a dress, but what about accessories for bridesmaids? Should you choose jewelry for them, or let them choose their own? Following a few simple “do’s” and “don’ts” will help you select a complete wedding day look for all of the members of your party. Find beautiful, certified diamond rings at Helzberg Diamonds. Do’s Do allow your bridesmaids to express their personalities a bit. Choosing jewelry that coordinates, but doesn’t match, creates visual interest and will make your bridesmaids happy. For example, if all bridesmaids…

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    How To Plan A Wedding In Less Than 6 Months

    You know what they say, “When you know, you know.” And if you’re someone who can certainly relate when it comes to your beloved and you don’t want to waste any time before becoming his wife, then this article is just for you. Here are some top tips for planning your wedding in just six months. Set a realistic budget When you have a year or more to plan out your wedding, this means you have more time to save money. But if you want your wedding to transpire in six months or less, you definitely need to set a realistic budget. And as you’re putting it together, due to…

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    Finding the Perfect Shoes for Your Outdoor Wedding

    What should you look out for?  Spring’s amazing weather brings a host of outdoor weddings and a few panic-inducing issues like “What shoes do I wear to the wedding? All of my cute shoes will get stuck in the grass.” Well, that’s what we are here to help you with. Spring has so many wonderful options for shoes that brides don’t need to worry about sacrificing either form or function to find their perfect wedding shoe. Read on to discover just how fabulous your option are for wedding shoes that won’t leave you stuck in the grass. Fantastic Flats Many people think flats are just shoes for boring women or…

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    Saving Money on Your Wedding Day

    Weddings are expensive and if you find yourself listening to friends and family, you may end up spending more money than you expected. In fact, you can save money on your wedding and still have a good time. Here’s how.  Get multiple loan offers within seconds with LendingTree. Cut the Guest List You may hate to do it, but trimming the guest list is a must for saving money. Say you have $5,000 budgeted for the wedding menu. You can either use that money to have the most fabulous meal for 20 guests or you can use the money to try and feed 150 guests. It doesn’t take long for…