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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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DIY Gift Boxes

Want to package your favors in cute boxes but not finding anything to your liking? Make your own! MonkeySee.com expert Mary Gallagher-Stout walks you through the process of making a box that has a paper bottom and a clear top. ...

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Saving Your Bouquet

Preserve the flowers from your bouquet right, and you’ll have a beautiful reminder of your wedding day. Expert Carol Macht of Forever Yours Preservation and Framing in Savage, MD, shows you how to properly preserve your flowers and then walks ...

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DIY Veil

Want to wear a veil but not finding anything in your style or budget? Make it yourself! You don’t need to be a seamstress to do it, though a sewing machine would help. Blogger Miss Perfume over at WeddingBee.com recounts ...

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Inspiration Galleries

Looking for ideas for your wedding? Look no further than the inspiration galleries on SoMdWeddings.com. You’ll find pictures of cakes, hairstyles, gowns, flowers and other wedding day details. We’re in the process of adding tons of pictures by local photographers ...

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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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Fall blooms

You’ve heard it before: if you want to save money on flowers, use in-season blooms. If you’re planning a fall wedding, you might think your choices are limited by the time of year. Luckily, you’re wrong! Lots of colorful flowers ...

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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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Happy Fourth!

Planning an All-American wedding? You could go all out, and wear this or this to show your patriotic spirit. Or, you could be a little more subtle. Your colors, naturally, would be red, white and blue. If true red, white ...

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