Keshia + James: Corals, Pinks and a Bridal Party of Thirty

This confident couple brought a lot of personality and pizazz to their special day, including a colorful wedding party of 30, a gorgeous cascading bouquet and a massive church ceremony fit for celebrities.

Keshia Avant and James Brown were married on August 6, 2011 in Chesapeake, Virginia, United States. Continue reading

New Trend for 2012: A Victorian Wedding Theme

As a more opulent extension of last year’s popular vintage wedding theme, Victorian style weddings are going to be oh-so huge this year.

Kate Middleton’s marriage to Prince William sparked the new trend last April when her lacy sleeves, classic veil and impressive ballgown all stole the show. Now Bride’s everywhere are really starting to take this theme, making it their own and creating weddings fit for royalty.

A Victorian themed wedding is unique, elegant and all about extravagance.

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New Trend: Personalizing Your Wedding


Putting a personal touch on your wedding doesn’t just refer to personalized stationery anymore. Nope, now you can put your name, monogram or wedding colors on just about every aspect of your special day!

Here are my top 6 ways to personalize your wedding and really make it all your own. Continue reading

Katlyn + Adam: Love, Naturally

This couple’s ode to nature really made their big day, well, special. A pretty green and purple color palette and a ton of extra Earth-friendly touches — I mean, what more could you want?

Katlyn Cochran and Adam Spangler were married on September 24, 2011 in Hellam, Pennsylvania, United States. Continue reading

Unique Wedding Centerpiece Ideas for Every Season

Yes, we all adore floral centerpieces, centerpieces with a little flair and personality, and of course, centerpieces we can take home at the end of the night!

Wedding centerpieces are often the topic of conversation during dinner and they can really tie a wedding theme together. So, whether extravagant or modest, expensive or DIY, have a little fun and be creative with your centerpieces.

Here are a few of my favorite centerpiece ideas perfect for every season. Hope you like them! Continue reading

Designer Spotlight: Mini Works of Art – Weddingstar Cake Toppers

With the New Year comes a new season of product development here at Weddingstar. As Weddingstar’s senior graphic designer it is always an appreciative reminder of the planning and detail that goes into designing our wedding accessories. Continue reading

Jessica + Matthew: A New Jersey Paradise

Pretty Calla Lilies and Gerbera Daisies, a color palette with a captivating pop of blue and an enchanting outdoor ceremony space complete with a romantic gazebo are the star attractions of these magical New Jersey wedding photos.

The lovely Jessica Finn and Matthew Colligan were married on June 17, 2011 in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, United States. Continue reading

New Trend: Wedding Photo Booths

OK, photo booths at weddings may not be an entirely new thing, but they’ve really become a hot commodity over the last year or so. And boy, are they hot right now!

Photo booths are a great way to get your guests out of their chairs, laughing, mingling and just having a great time at your reception. And the best part? They can be as cheap and charmingly DIY or as expensive and glamorous as you want them to be.

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From One Bridezilla to Another…

Relax!

*shudder* Oh yes, how many times have you heard that since you started planning your wedding? Whether from your Groom, your parents, bridesmaids, whomever, the last thing you want to hear is to be told to relax.

Well, ladies, let’s face it: there is no way to escape the stresses of planning a wedding…believe me, I’ve tried. Continue reading

Dawn + Sean: A Rustic Vintage Wedding

Combine a rustic country venue with the glam of pretty vintage accessories and what do you get? A stunning rustic vintage wedding packed full of charm, elegance and a ton of fabulous country flair!

Dawn Dommermuth and Sean Maguire were married on September 3, 2011 in New Milford, Connecticut, United States. Continue reading