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20 Stunning Rustic Wedding Ideas

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Rustic-themed weddings are the big rave today and the fall season is a perfect time of year for capturing the essence of nature at its best.  With a little creativity, you can take advantage of the soft, neutral hues of the fall palette.  We have a few ideas you may not have seen, so let’s get started on creating a unique rustic wedding you and your guests will remember for years to come. Subtle but Elegant Rustic Wedding Ideas You want to create an atmosphere of natural, woodsy traditions without making your guests feel as if they have gone camping.  With a few carefully chosen adornments your ceremony will have the perfect combination of southern charm and rustic style. Rustic Wall Sconces:  What would a…

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5 Popular Fall Wedding Themes

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In the last few years, we’ve seen a shift in wedding season popularity.  For generations, summer has been chosen by brides because of the reliable weather and relaxed atmosphere.  Today, however, according to a survey done by The Knot, October is now the most popular month for weddings.   If you’re considering an autumn wedding, or maybe still undecided, we have a few ideas that will inspire you.   Fall Wedding Themes for a Warm, Cozy Fete Fortunately, autumn provides a natural palette for your seasonal wedding. Rich burgundy, orange, gold, brown, yellow, purple, magenta, blue, and black give you limitless options.  Here are five themes we think you will love: Theme:  Leaves Who doesn’t love falling leaves?  They’re like big, colorful snowflakes that crunch…

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10 Ways to Add Southern Charm to Your Rustic Wedding Reception

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There’s just something magical about a southern wedding.  Whether the bride has chosen a traditional, fancy wedding or a more casual, rustic theme, there is no shortage of elegance and charm.  If you’re planning your special day and want to incorporate some nature-inspired elements into the decorations, here are a few ideas to help you get started on creating a memorable occasion. What is the Rustic Style? A rustic style wedding is one that is designed with an emphasis on natural beauty and textures with a color palette of earth tones. Choosing this style for your occasion is much easier if you select a venue that is located in a secluded, wooded area. This type of venue will add a little enchantment to the ambiance….

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15 Affordable Wedding Ceremony Decoration Ideas on a Budget

15 Affordable Wedding Ceremony Decoration Ideas on a Budget

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Southern brides are well-known for their ability to create a dream wedding, and you naturally want your ceremony to be remembered as one of the best ever.  The tricky part is managing to be creative and still stay within your budget.  After all, you need some money left over for the honeymoon!  We can help.  Here are 15 great ideas for a beautifully decorated wedding ceremony and reception that will save money and ensure that your special day is spectacular. Ways to Decorate Your Wedding on a Budget Location:  This is a great way to save a little cash.  If the venue is in a gorgeous setting, you won’t have to decorate as much. Flowers:  Choose in-season blooms for the best prices. Potted plants make…

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10 Ways to Throw the Best Wedding Ever

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Like most brides-to-be, you want your special day to be remembered as the best wedding ever. So, how do you go about making your wedding stand out from all the rest without going overboard? Since you can’t simply wave a magic wand, where do you begin to choose the right wedding-ideas that represent your vision? If you search online, you’ll find some great suggestions, but most of them have already been used hundreds of times. You want your guests to enjoy something a little more unique, but you also want to keep with traditions. Maybe we can help. Here are 20 tips for throwing the most epic wedding ever. Even if you only use a few of these wedding ideas, your guests are sure to…

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10 Southern Wedding Traditions We Love

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Ask anyone, and they’ll agree that southern girls really know how to throw a wedding!  There’s something unique about southern weddings that transcends all others. What’s their secret?  Maybe it’s a combination of southern belle gentility and some down-home wedding traditions that have withstood the test of time.  The southern wedding venues also play a role in adding charm and culture to the day. Many of the southern wedding customs have been handed down for generations, and there is no shortage of charming rituals that can be incorporated into the special day.  Let’s take a look a look at a few that you and your guests might enjoy on your big day. What Southern Belles Know About Planning a Great Wedding Believe it or not,…

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8 Things You Need to Know If You Aren’t Hiring a Wedding Planner

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Have you decided to be brave and plan your own wedding?  Congratulations, girl. You’re making a smart choice! When everything is all over, and the dust settles, you’ll be proud of what you accomplished.  But, before you can get to that point, you have a lot of decisions to make and things to organize, so you’ll need a little help. Of course, you’ve probably already Googled “how to plan my wedding” and found a few thousand hits.  Now, you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start. Take a deep breath, and remember, it’s just one day.  If something goes wrong, most people won’t even notice, and you’ll laugh about it for years to come. Setting Priorities:  Where to Start and How to Let Go…

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Step-by-Step Guide for Planning Your Wedding

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Planning a beautiful southern wedding is a dream many young girls share.  But, the planning can become overwhelming when all the endless decisions begin to pile up.  The best approach is to take things one step a time, and don’t be afraid to ask for help.  You want to start early and give yourself plenty of time to make good choices and not be rushed into settling for something you aren’t completely delighted with.  So, get out your notepad, title it “Plan My Wedding,” and let’s get started. An excellent way to start your planning is to think about recent weddings you’ve attended.  Ask yourself what you liked or didn’t like about them.  What would you have done differently?  Include your fiance in the discussion…

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