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Finding Your Bridal Style: How to Pick a Veil

Most brides will tell you they didn’t truly feel like a bride until they put on their veil. Whether you choose a short birdcage veil or a long chapel-length veil, your veil is the final touch on your wedding day ...

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A Relaxed Coastal Styled Wedding Shoot

You might not think of a beach for your fall wedding in Southern Maryland, but our friends at Birds of a Feather Photography found it was perfect the perfect location for their coastal styled wedding shoot. With the help of ...

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Planning a Winter Wedding

We think winter weddings are beautiful and romantic: The crisp air, the warm glow of candles, the sparkle of newly fallen snow. But before you jump head first into a winter wedding, be aware of some of the unique aspects ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: Sparkle and Bling on the Water

Robin and Kevin wanted a classic wedding with just a little bling for their celebration at River’s Edge on July 27, 2013. Add in bold shades of fuchsia, a to-die-for candy buffet, and sweeping views of the Patuxent River, and ...

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Book Review: “Weddings/365”

There’s a reason we go ga-ga over celebrity weddings: The glitz! The glamour! The total train wrecks! And if you’re into weddings and into pop culture, you’re going to want to sift through media writer Harvey Solomon’s new book, Weddings/365. ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: Heavenly Romance and a Post-Party Swim

Shile and Kunle wanted their Oct. 6, 2013, wedding day to be about two things: Love and joy. They chose soft, muted gold, white, and cream, and they added personal touches to their wedding at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve. ...

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Planning a Destination Wedding

Whether you dream of marrying at the beach, in the mountains, or just somewhere here in the U.S. that’s not home, planning a destination wedding requires some special considerations. Here are five you won’t want to forget as you’re planning ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: Victorian Romance in St. Mary’s City

Jennifer and Edward planned a traditional romantic Victorian theme for their winter wedding on Jan. 12, 2013. They chose the historic Trinity Episcopal Church in St. Mary’s City for their ceremony, and celebrated with friends and family at the Bay ...

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Five Color Schemes for Your Rustic Wedding

The colors you choose for your wedding are going to be part of every aspect of your day, from save-the-date cards and invitations to reception décor and the bridesmaids’ dresses. If you’re planning a rustic-themed wedding – one of the ...

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Add Sparkle To Your Bouquet

One of the popular wedding trends is to incorporate bling into bridal bouquets. Whether it’s embellishments on the fabric wrapped around the stems or crystals hanging out of the actual group of flowers, this touch sparkles. Making your floral arrangement ...

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