Bride Ideas Blog

Wednesday, April 17 2013
Here are three tips to make your wedding, and the planning, worry-free. 1. Remember, it’s YOUR wedding: It’s hard to make everyone happy, don’t forget about you.2. Take a break: Wedding planning is stressful. Set time aside to relax, together.3. Protect your memories: Insure your rings so that your memories will last forever. Perfect Circle® Jewelry Insurance, by Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company has been protecting jewelry since 1913. By insuring your ring you can have the confidence that...
Thursday, March 10 2011
Someone hide my credit card. This Tiffany and Co. collection of clutches is killer. What bride wouldn't want to carry these leather beauties? Or bridesmaid? Or mother-of-the-bride? Or just me, a little ol' bridal magazine editor? (Everyone who knows me can attest that I'm a sucker for sequins.)     From top to bottom: Tiffany Ellie Bow Bag ($895), Tiffany Bella Clutches ($1,195), Tiffany Morgan Clutches with Beading ($1,295).
Thursday, January 27 2011
All you have to do is mention "letterpress" for my ears to perk up, which is just what the founders of Spark Letterpress have done. They've started a new online project called The Pressroom & Company, which features the work of a select group of renowned designers from around the world—Australia, Ireland and the United Kingdom included. Their gorgeous letterpress invites vary in styles from modern to vintage, floral to calligraphic and more. And really, no matter your style, who doesn't...
Friday, February 12 2010
Normally I'd recommend the Joan Crawford route when it comes to hangers, but check out these adorable wire hangers by Etsy artist lilafrances, perfect for holding both your wedding dress and lingerie. Choose from a list of lovey dovey words (love, forever, Mrs. _____) or join your name with your fiance's–as long as your names don't contain every letter of the alphabet, as she can only fit up to 14 characters, including spaces. Allow four to eight weeks before shipping, as she hand makes each...
Thursday, February 11 2010
Callie V. Photography is feeling the Valentine's Day love. To celebrate the upcoming wedding season, Callie is offering a free portrait session with every 2010 wedding booked in February. Use the session for boudoir, trash the dress or anything other you-and-camera combo you can imagine. Also, when you spread the word (Facebook, Twitter, email), you'll be entered in a drawing to win your own free portrait session. Visit callievblog.com, leave a comment and cross your fingers your name will be...
Thursday, February 11 2010
If you ask my younger brother what the best part of a wedding is, he will tell you it's the cake. While I wouldn't agree with him completely, he is a 20-year-old boy who thinks romance is gross after all, I definitely think that one of the best parts of a wedding is getting to see, and taste, the cake. Couples traditionally chose cakes that are visually pleasing and that relate to the wedding in some way, either by the colors, theme or personalities of the couple. Every wedding you go to, you...
Friday, February 5 2010
Still looking for a way to help Haiti? Erica Loeks Photography is offering 10 percent off your total wedding photography cost now until February 22. The 10 percent you save, Erica asks you donate to Haiti and will give you a list of organizations which will appropriately disperse the money. To book your appointment, email Erica at erica@ericaloeks.com or call 612.743.2974.
Thursday, January 28 2010
Fizzy Label glassware by local artist Bethany Nelson features unique custom bridal party and wedding glassware. Fizzy Label glasses are great for bridal shower gifts or as party favors and make great gifts for any bridal party. The designs can be on any type of glass including wine, water and martini glasses. Each glass can be designed to look like the wedding party with personalized matches to hair color, skin color, dress color and names. Wedding colors and wedding dates add a personal touch...
Friday, January 22 2010
In 2009, weddings were filled with gourmet candy bars, photo booths and for most brides, saving money. What does 2010 have in store for us? Kirsten of Fab.you.lous Event Design says that 2010 is the year of vintage, going green and giving back. And of course, it’s never bad to focus on making your wedding personal. “Instead of trying to wow their guests with lighting and bedazzled centerpieces, I see a lot of couples trying to make their wedding comfortable for those in attendance,” Kirsten...
Thursday, December 17 2009
From décor to recipes, find wedding inspiration this New Year’s with the release of Weddings by Tara Guérard. Featuring the photography of Liz Banfield, a native of Rochester, Minnesota, the book boasts of imagery from creative and elegant weddings. Gather ideas about rehearsal dinners or favors for guests, and receive tips and practical advice from Guérard herself. To purchase a copy, visit Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble.