{ Inspiration } Theme: Pretty Hallowe’en Wedding Ideas

When you think of Hallowe’en, you likely envision ghosts, goblins, orange pumpkins and mounds of candy, right? Well, I’ve found that if you look hard enough there is real beauty to be found in this typically ghastly holiday.

The trick is to differentiate your festive fall wedding from just any old Hallowe’en party. Don’t overdo the cheesy black and orange color scheme and keep the themed decor minimal yet fun.

So, whether you’ve always dreamt of a Hallowe’eny October 31st wedding or are just stuck with the date, have a little fun with this potentially pretty theme and make it all your own. Continue reading

Tips: Best Bridal Beauty Advice

It’s your moment, it’s your wedding day, and you want to look your best. But what does it take to look like that perfectly polished princess bride you’ve always dreamt you’d be?

Manicures, pedicures, facials and even fake eyelashes…these are the six best beauty tips I’ve found. They are the best kept secrets many brides have lived by, sworn by and passed on and on and on… Continue reading

Jolyne + Greg: High School Sweethearts Tie the Knot

This adorable couple went all-out traditional…with a little spice and a few twists added to the mix. Their hometown nuptials not only celebrated their love for one another and their families, but their mutual love for their community as well.

Jolyne Weber & Greg Ryan were married on May 28, 2011 in Tonawanda, New York, United States. Continue reading

Eva + Jay: Vintage Hollywood in the Rockies

As a follow up to Friday’s blog post, {Inspiration} Theme: Old Hollywood Love, this post features one of our favorite fab wedding themes in action!

In true Hollywood style, this couple really amped up the drama in their summer nuptials. A chic red, white and black color scheme, feather details, handmade personal touches, a remarkable landscape and stunning 1930s flair made this dramatic dream wedding theme a real life celebration.

Eva Martens and Jay Wong were married on July 1, 2010 in Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Continue reading

{ Inspiration } Theme: Old Hollywood Love

Chic, stylish and sophisticated — that’s the undeniable allure of Vintage Hollywood themed weddings. The colors are classic, the dress is slinky and the venue ambiance is cool and glamorous.

It was a time when women put on their furs and best pearls for a night at the cinema. The men wore suspenders, overcoats and pistols, and the mood was serious romance. Here are color, decor, cake, accessory and stationery ideas and inspiration to help you pull off this amazing wedding theme! Continue reading

Designer Spotlight: Personalization Tips from our Print Room Experts

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Here at Weddingstar, our uniquely designed, personalized stationery is something we take great pride in, but none of it would be possible without our über talented print team!

Here, Sue and Devon share some insider tips on how to make your stationery unique and personal, and how to choose the wording styles that suit you and your wedding style best! Continue reading

Tips: How to Choose the Right Color of Roses for Your Wedding

As a follow-up to Friday’s blog post, Tips: Top 10 Flowers for Wedding Bouquets, I thought it might be fun to look a little deeper into the world of the #1 pick, the Rose, and what makes it so special.

As many of you know, Roses come in a rainbow of colors, all of which are said to carry a particular meaning — red = love, yellow = friendship and so on. To help you find the right color that best complements your personalities and style, here is a rundown of the top 7 colors and what they mean. Continue reading

Tips: Top 10 Flowers for Wedding Bouquets

My fiancé and I are just about to start exploring all of the color options out there and attempt to decide on a color palette for our wedding next year. And as I’ve come to discover so far, with that comes a decision about the flowers as well.

To help the process along, I posted a poll on our Facebook fan page asking all former brides and brides-to-be what flowers they used or are planning to use in their bridal bouquets.

So, in order from first to last, here are my Top 10 wedding flowers: Continue reading

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Hey Brides, great news: from Friday Oct. 14 through Sunday Oct. 16, you will receive 15% off your online orders of $50 or more! Check out all of our great products online at Weddingstar.com and make your dream wedding a reality! Continue reading

Danielle + Eric: Purple in Paradise

The combination of an elaborate church ceremony, joyful reception and a vibrant purple and electric green color scheme is what makes this romantic summer wedding so intriguing!

Danielle Hill and Eric Michalisin were married on June 18, 2011 in Newport, Rhode Island. Continue reading