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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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Wedding Photos Galore

I don’t want to cut into your productivity or anything, but there are so many pictures on the Style Me Pretty wedding blog, it’s a good thing most of us have today off. Recent highlights are an all-white celebration and ...

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DIY Bride: Ring Books

Bookworms and DIY brides alike will love this idea: instead of tying your rings to a traditional ring pillow, tuck them into a secret compartment in a ring book! Easy instructions at the Offbeat Bride blog lead you through turning ...

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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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Classy cupcakes

Cupcake wedding cakes are all the rage, and we love these laser-cut wrappers for taking your cupcakes from just cute to totally fabulous. Flowers, lace, butterflies, filigree — browse through the large selection to find something that fits your style. ...

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Outdoor Entertaining Tips

While the suggestions in this story from The Washington Post are not specific to weddings, there’s a lot of inspiration to be taken from these ideas. For example, if you’re planning a casual outdoor reception, put blankets and pillows on ...

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DIY Hanging Vases

Talk about creative — and beautiful! We love this DIY hanging vase idea from Jade and Ron over at WeddingBee.com. Bride Jade took glass hanging vases in a couple of different shapes and filled them with flowers and beads to ...

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Consignment Queen

Stroll through your local thrift or consignment store and scan through the classifieds, and you’re likely to find a number of wedding dresses looking for a second chance to shine. And if you’re a bride on a tight budget, buying ...

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Photos that Pop

You want great engagement photos, but a special photo session to get them is just not in your budget. Follow some simple tips from the pros — choose the right time of day, don’t dress matchy-matchy, pick a unique location ...

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A Good Thing

Making your own cake? Enlisting the culinary skills of a relative or friend? Domestic guru Martha Stewart shared her versatile vanilla cake recipe on the Today Show this morning. The cake is simple — and easy to make into a ...

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