Designer Spotlight: D.I.Y? Because you are Amazing!

Hi there lovely readers — Rita here! So excited for my annual post! I’m now well into my second year designing for Weddingstar, and just to let you know, the excitement doesn’t dissipate. It’s been thrilling to see products that I’ve designed used in real life weddings and featured on blogs and in magazines. So keep on sending us images, it always makes our day:)

Last year I gave you my Insider Tips To Creating A Theme. Today I’m going to do it a bit differently, sharing my prowess at a hands on level, so that you too can experience the magic of making. You guessed right, it’s a D.I.Y project! I’ll be showing how to create gorgeous terrariums (doubly fun if used as echo friendly favors). Oh happy day! PLUS if that’s all too much work, I’ll show an even easier way to get on your green goddess. Integrating succulents into table décor. Continue reading

Angel + Matt: Modern Spunk with Old-Time Charm

One look at this swanky Pennsylvania wedding and you’re bound to fall in love with this fashion-forward bride. The sweet combination of her modern style, her handsome groom’s classic swag and the rustic vibe of the reception venue provides the perfect setting for romance.

Oh, and did I mention there’s also a too-cute-for-words party dress?!

Angel Tompson and Matt Harley were married on September 4, 2011 in Beach Lake, Pennsylvania, United States. Continue reading

Kristy + Ryan: Ocean Side Views and Rustic Charm

I just can’t say enough about this ocean side B.C. wedding — it’s absolutely breathtaking! From the romantic tea ceremony to the spectacular views, crisp white table cloths and elegant, rustic chic florals by Amoda Flowers, I mean, what’s not to love?

Kristy Sorgard and Ryan Clarke were married on September 10, 2011 in Secret Cove (Sunshine Coast), British Columbia, Canada. Continue reading

Tips from the Pros: Wedding Cake Trends for Summer

The following is a guest blog post by Zucchero Pâtisserie, fabulous cake designers in Wales, UK. Enjoy!

The world of the modern wedding cake can be something of a shallow place. From vast, extravagant confectionary masterpieces to exquisite little cupcakes; an awful lot of time and energy is spent on making sure your cake looks absolutely incredible.

With so much importance placed on appearance, is it any wonder that taste is so frequently side-lined? Well, no more, 2012 is the year to start paying attention to flavour. Continue reading

Tips: Planning your Wedding with your Parents

There’s no doubt about it: whether they’re footing the bill or not, your parents and in laws will have some say in your wedding planning.

And although you value their opinion on most things, there are times when their help just isn’t helpful anymore. So, how much of their involvement is too much? And is there a way to make everyone happy? Continue reading

Annie + Dean: Keepin’ it Cool in North Carolina

With a dress designed by the one-and-only fashion genius, Vera Wang, and a spectacular tented reception space complete with bright colors and paper lanterns, this quirky couple makes hosting a wedding look easy…and incredibly cool!

Annie Fair and Dean Micetich were married on September 24, 2011 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Continue reading

Bobbi + Jeff: Tearful Nuptials in the Garden

This adorable, fun-loving couple — who definitely got a little teary-eyed while reciting their vows — celebrated their big day in a beautiful garden oasis complete with a fabulous green and copper color scheme, snow cones, and a ton of yummy eats.

Bobbi Parker and Jeff Wallen were married on June 7, 2008 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Continue reading

{Weddingstar in NYC} A Vintage Wedding Theme

This wedding theme is full of the homespun flair that makes vintage weddings so authentic and full of personality. With a neutral color palette featuring hints of soft lavender and plum, burlap accessories and gold accents, this theme is undeniably charming.

So check out how we styled our Vintage themed tables at the National Stationery Show in New York last month using some of our favorite vintage-esque Weddingstar accessories.

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