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Diane von Furstenberg Fall 2015’s Seductive Beauties

Diane von Furstenberg’s Fall 2015 show was all about seduction. “It’s a confident, strong woman—it’s Diane von Furstenberg’s woman,” explains hair stylist Orlando Pita. “Here, we’re doing more her evening life, where she pulls her hair back, scrapes it back with her fingers, and then puts it in …

Creative Wedding Ceremony and Reception Signs

Whether you're getting married in your backyard or on a beach, at a reception hall or across an expansive farm, giving your guests some insight into the big day is important once they arrive. While wedding signs are a necessary part of making your wedding day go smoothly, they can also be a unique …

30 Creative Wedding Save the Date Ideas

Looking for creative save the date ideas? We've got plenty! Once you've finalized your date and venue, it's important to let your guests know about the big day. Enter: save-the-dates. Save-the-dates are typically sent out nine months before the wedding, and wedding invitations are sent out two …

Tricks to Cutting the Wedding Guest List

Sure, figuring our your guest list isn't as fun as, say, shopping for your wedding dress or the cake-tasting, but the paring-down process <i>can</i> be a whole lot easier than you think. The key is to make a set of cutting rules — and actually stick to them until you reach your magic number. Deciding on a …

9 Tips for Picking the Perfect Wedding Venue

Wedding 101<p>loverly ·<p>If you recently got engaged, you’ve probably been thinking about where you want to tie the knot. Booking a venue does help dictate how the rest of the planning process will go, after all. But before you put down any deposits or form an attachment with that rustic barn that …

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How to Plan a Wedding in 12 Months

You've announced your engagement and you're ready to start planning your big day...hooray! But where exactly should you start? If you're feeling at a loss about where to jump into the whole planning process, here's a rough timeline of the major things you'll need to do over the next 12 months. Use …

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Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Invitation Wording

Wedding 101<p>loverly ·<p>While you want your invitations to be pretty, they also need to be practical. They serve a very important purpose, after all! But deciding how to word those bad boys can be quite challenging. What do you say and how do you spell it out? We’re here to take away all of the …

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The Ultimate Bridesmaid Budget Guide

If you've been asked to be a bridesmaid, don't let the associated costs blindside you. Last year, the average cost of being in a wedding was $618 (not including flights to out-of-town fetes). Wondering if you'll be able to stand up for your friend without going broke? Read our guide to see where …

An Enchanting Wedding in a Redwood Grove

When Cat Dao and James Huang started planning their wedding, they focused on finding venues that fit their natural and enchanting vision. So when they saw the Mather Redwood Grove at UC Berkeley's Botanical Garden, they knew they didn't have to look any further. "We loved the idea of being outdoors …

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How to Create a Standby Wedding Guest List

<i>There's probably never been a wedding where every single invited guest was able to attend. If budget or venue capacity constraints are keeping your guest list small, is a standby guest list ever appropriate? We found a common question about this etiquette problem, and sourced an expert-approved</i> …

A Rustic-Glam Wedding in Sacramento, California

College sweethearts Andrea Ryncarz, 28, and Carl Fereira, 29, met in Calculus class during her freshman year. Their relationship started innocently enough, as study partners for the class, until their first date on Valentine's Day. "After that, we knew right away that we were meant to be," Andrea …

Crowd-Pleasing Late Night Wedding Snacks

Most couples want their wedding guests to keep dancing well after the cake is cut. But to keep the revelry moving past dinner and dessert, consider having your caterer bring out a tasty late-night snack. Tons of couples work with their caterer to have one or two treats served about an hour to an …

Living Edge Tables Welcoming Natural Imperfections

Designer Greg Klassen thinks that the imperfections can really inspire and includes them into his tables making them almost art. Greg takes two …