Whitney + Rob: Black Tie with a Modern Twist

For a bride who never thought she’d see herself in a wedding dress, her non-traditional black tie vision turned out to be the party of her dreams.

She dazzled in white, her bridesmaids looked stunning in long, pale green gowns and her lucky groom was nothing but dapper in his tux and bow tie.

Whitney Mares and Rob McChane were married on August 13, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Continue reading

Weddingstar’s in Hong Kong!

Check out our fabulous booth at the Hong Kong Gifts & Craft Fair going on right now!

The extremely popular trade show — which is considered to be the ‘World’s Largest Gifts Fair’ — has taken over the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, and we’ll be there showing off our cake toppers, wishing wells, guest books alternatives, favors, collections and more from now through Monday.

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Wedding Collections for Every Season

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From spring and summertime brights to deep, elegant colors of fall and winter weddings, our collection sets have every wedding style covered.

Coordinating wedding collections are an easy way to get everything you need for your wedding ceremony and reception in one convenient package. Our 33 unique collections include an assortment of useful accessories including a ring bearer pillow, flower girl basket, guest book and pen set, and a keepsake garter and one to toss. Continue reading

Lucy + Matt: The Love Story of a Doctor and his Nurse

From the hospital corridors to their wedding aisle, this couple’s love story is one of a fairytale. And their romantic wedding at the medical center is nothing short of spectacular.

Lucy Petelin and Matt Aboudara were married on August 23, 2008 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Continue reading

Send Us Your Wedding Photos!

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Calling all brides & wedding photographers: now is your chance to be a star in the 2013 Weddingstar Magazine!

Send us your wedding photos for a chance to be featured in the real weddings section of our upcoming magazine. The Weddingstar Magazine is sold worldwide and is a great opportunity for all of you brides and wedding professionals out there to show off your hard work and receive some incredible publicity. Continue reading

Designer Spotlight: Anniversary Gift Guide

Hello, Andrea here again. I can’t believe it has been a year since my last blog post. If you remember last time I posted I gave a little insight into Destination Weddings after I attended my brother’s wedding in the Dominican Republic.

With all of the engaged couples preparing to say “I Do” this year, there are also numerous married couples celebrating wedding anniversaries, marking another happy year they have spent together. This second blog post marks a one year anniversary since my first post, so I thought it might be helpful to share with those couples celebrating an anniversary a rundown of traditional wedding anniversary gifts. Continue reading

Erin + Jakob: Golf Course Nuptials

This bride and groom have huge personalities, and their fun-loving attitudes really shine through every aspect of their princess themed wedding on the golf course.

This spectacular wedding features an outdoor ceremony with an incredible view, a vibrant purple color scheme and sweet personalized guest favors that really tie it all together.

Erin Stevens and Jakob Zaborac were married on June 4, 2011 in University Place, Washington, United States. Continue reading

Wedding Invitation Ideas for Every Theme Part 2

Summer Fun

From backyard barbecues to more formal affairs outdoors, summer weddings are truly romantic and, quite frankly, fun!

Let the fun-loving atmosphere come alive with quirky wedding invitations that really reflect the charm of the summer season.

For a rustic chic or vintage style outside party, consider our Homespun Charm invitation (left) in Sweet which features country fair banners and a whimsical pastoral scene.

Dandelion Wishes (right) in Watermelon is charmingly simplistic and features dandelion seeds blowing in the wind: a true summertime staple. Continue reading

Wedding Invitation Ideas for Every Theme Part 1

On the Beach/Destination

Destination weddings or weddings on the beach are typically informal affairs with lots of color.

Your best bet is to choose invitations that reflect the laid-back atmosphere of the beach as well as your fun personalities. Remember, your invitations set the mood for the entire event so they should complement your theme and wedding style.

Playful invitations with bright colors are great for the beach. Choose our Coral stationery (left) in Watermelon or Sea Breeze (right) which comes in a pretty aqua blue.

Tip: Check out our selection of fun beach themed wedding favors HERE. Continue reading

Ashley + Dylan: Electric Purple & Mint Green at the Winery

This vineyard wedding has a vivid color palette and spectacular mountain landscapes too gorgeous not to share.

Complete with an intimate outdoor ceremony, adorable couple shots, a summery reception venue and a cupcake tower adorned with pretty purple flowers, this wedding gets me smiling every time I look at these photos.

Ashley Jensen and Dylan Wilson were married on August 27, 2011 in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Continue reading