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Give Bridesmaids Gowns a Second Life

We told you about The Priceless Gown Project more than a year ago, and now the Baltimore-based organization has some news: it’s coming to D.C.! The goal of the five-year-old non-profit is to recycle unwanted prom and bridesmaid dresses by ...

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It’s a Wrap

Eco-friendly and incredibly stylish, the Bobo Wrap is a unique way to package your bridesmaid gifts or favors. Made of leftover fabric, these scarves can be used to wrap packages and gifts of any shape and size — boxes, bottles, ...

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Green Week: Honeymoons

Extending your green wedding planning into your honeymoon? Here are two ways to go about it: The first is to choose a destination that is eco-friendly, whether that be a hotel, cruise or resort. The second is to honeymoon close ...

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Green Week: Favors

One of the easiest ways to “go green” at your wedding is to give environmentally friendly favors. You can choose favors made in an eco-friendly way; for example, look for recycled products, items made from sustainable materials, or items made ...

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Green Week: Reuse, Reuse, Reuse

Want to save money and do something kind for the environment? Make your decorations and bouquets do double duty! Ask a trusted friend or family member to take the decorations and flowers from your ceremony site over to the reception ...

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Eco-honeymooners

If you’ve spent time making your wedding green, don’t forget that you can make your honeymoon green, too! Plan an eco-friendly trip: go someplace where the local flora and fauna are the main attraction, where there are chances to learn ...

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Ch-ch-ch-changes

It’s a sign of changing times and renewed commitment to the environment. Invitation company Carlson Craft announced this week that starting Nov. 3, it is no longer including tissue paper with most if its invitations. In the past, the tissue ...

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Green and gorgeous

I’m a big fan of all things “green,” as you probably know, so I was excited to see a report on NBC4 last week about “green” wedding gowns. They’re made of hemp, and I know what your first thought is: ...

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You CAN Wear It Again!

It’s the scourge of many a bridesmaid: a dress that you paid hundreds for but can never wear again. (I had two, both lavender.) This week, we heard about a new line of dresses from David’s Bridal — Modern Expressions ...

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Something new, something good

We’ve all got at least one bridesmaid dress in our closets — you know, the expensive dress you wore for your friend’s wedding but will never wear again. I saw a tip from Ideal Bite the other day about recycling ...

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