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Suitable for framing

Official marriage certificates don’t come on parchment anymore, and chances are pretty good you’re not going to frame and display the official marriage certificate you get from your county. If you want something to display, you need to speak to ...

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Copycat

I came across the story of this garden wedding while poking around wedding blogs last week. The whole event sounds wonderfully romantic, but I love that they reversed the order of things and started with the reception first. And why ...

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Counting down

If adding wedding tools and countdowns to your Facebook profile isn’t enough, there’s a new application that lets you count down the days (and hours, minutes and seconds) until your wedding on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Plus, it keeps ...

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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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Gown preservation

Once you’ve had your gown professionally preserved, it’s probably going to end up in a box in the attic where no one will see it. Why not showcase your gown instead? Artist Stephanie London creates beautiful paintings and drawings of ...

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After the Show

If you attended last week’s Fall Bridal Affair, I hope you had a fabulous time! Now that the fun of the show is over, it’s time to get to work. Chances are, you talked with lots of great vendors — ...

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Hot Gown Trends

What’s new in wedding gowns? Designers showed off their latest collections during Fashion Week in New York City earlier this month. Some of the hottest trends? Cotton gowns, low backs, short hemlines and pockets. Seriously — pockets. But think about ...

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Weddings on Facebook

I became part of the mob last week and joined Facebook. While getting back in touch with long-lost high school friends, I also came across lots of wedding applications. If you’re a member, you can use Facebook to countdown to ...

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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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Planning the Anti-Wedding

It all started when two Washington Post staffers placed an ad in the Express freebie: “We hate weddings. Let us plan yours (free).” What followed was a mad (and often hilarious) dash to plan the most anti-wedding they could in ...

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