Happy Valentine’s Day: Our Little {Wedding} Gift to You

white wedding favor box wrapped with a red ribbon

It’s Valentine’s Day and we’re celebrating our love for all our followers, readers, customers and industry friends. We’re doing it by sharing some exciting news! As many of you may have noticed, we’ve been undergoing some major changes at Weddingstar over the last several months. We’ve completely redesigned the look of our newsstand publication, added some incredible new decorative wedding accessories to our lineup and most recently changed the look of our blog. It’s all in line with our mission to improve the wedding planning experience and we’re not done just yet!

That Little Gift We Promised.

To ensure we’re doing all that we can for our brides and loyal followers, we’ve decided to completely revamp the content on our blog. From here on in we will be providing our readers with all the wedding planning essentials every bride needs to know, including insider tips on how to “make it yours”.

From wedding theme inspirations…

woodland wedding theme inspiration board

to color & theme story boards…

color inspiration board for a white wedding

{photo credits, from left to bottom right:rachel ashwell shabby chic via pinterest, lifeimages photography, blog.esther.com.au via pinterest, oscar de la renta via harpersbazaar.com.au}

to some amazing DIY posts (new post every Wednesday!)… 

DIY wedding guest place setting showing a wedding favor on the plate

We’re certain you’ll love all the details we have in store for you! With that, we leave you with tons of Happy Valentine’s Day wishes. Enjoy your personal celebrations and we’ll see you back here on Monday with the first official post from our brand new series.

xoxo.

Kasia

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Fashion Friday: How To Get Gorgeous Eyes at Your Wedding with International Makeup Artist Lucy B!

Today is another glorious Fashion Friday – and this week’s is ready to get you glammed up for the weekend (and for your wedding of course!). It’s my pleasure today to be able to share amazing tips for the most gorgeous eyes you’ve ever had from International Makeup Artist, Lucy B. That’s right, the renowned founder of Lucy B.’s Apothecary is here today sharing her best tips and tricks to have amazing eyes at your wedding and beyond. Get ready to learn all the tricks of the trade that are sure to make you look and feel beautiful! Enjoy!

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Behind the Veil: Historic Uses and Modern Day Veil Notions

Steeped in tradition and persisting from ancient origins, the wedding veil is one of the most important pieces on a bride’s shopping list. Once used to shield the bride from evil spirits (yikes!), today’s veil choices are more about fashion than the Underworld – but that doesn’t mean the decision on what veil to wear is free of it’s own trials and tribulations! From lengths to layers and everything in between, shopping for a veil can be a harrowing experience. But, today we’re taking the mystery out of the veil buying process by sharing our fashion tips for veil lengths that’ll fit your style and work fantastically on your wedding day!

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The Vineyard Lookbook

If you and your one true love share a spot in your hearts for wine as well as each other – then this lookbook is for you! Find endless inspiration for your vineyard themed wedding as you flip through the pages of our newest lookbook. Let the sights and sounds of an orchard ignite your imagination as we show you how easy it is to create a very vino themed wedding that is sure to be a hit! So let the corks fly and the wine pour as you look through The Vineyard Lookbook! Enjoy!

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Get the Look: 15 Ways to Use our Vintage-Inspired Wooden Multi-Purpose Boards

Well the title might be quite a mouthful, but these little boards are a power-packed decor gem just waiting for your imagination to transform them. From the perfect party sign to a great wedding photo prop to a rustic cheese platter, we went around the office here at Weddingstar HQ to see what our designers favorite ways to utilize our Vintage Inspired Wooden Multi-Purpose Sign Boards (say that 10x fast!) are. And, now we’re counting down the top 15 ways we came up with to use them – at your wedding and beyond! Enjoy! Continue reading