Brides, Flowers, Something Old, Something New, Something Blue

CHOICES FOR THE “SOMETHING BLUE” WEDDING TRADITION

“Something old-something new-something borrowed-something blue and a silver sixpence in her shoe”.  The old rhyme that was supposed to bring the bride luck on her wedding day.  Today’s brides aren’t so superstitious, but it is still fun to incorporate these items in different ways.  This post will explore the “something blue” tradition.  Traditionally, most brides […]

Invitations, Wedding Trends, What's New?

HOT TREND: Foil-Pressed Invitations That Dazzle!

Metallics are popping up everywhere in 2017-18 weddings.  Not just gold and silver, but pearl, copper, pewter and the hottest one-rose gold.  Same with wedding invitations.  Retailers are seeing a significant uptick in sales in this category.  And why not?  Bling adds a touch of glam to your wedding, whether your style is very formal […]

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Wedding Planner's tips on Dazzling Details

Wedding Inspiration: How-To Use Glass Cylinders as Centerpieces

How many weddings have you been to where the centerpieces are three glass cylinders, all different heights, together in the middle of the table, complete with floating candles in each cylinder? Such a gorgeous look but perhaps overdone these days?  We love the look of the glass, especially when combined with candlelight and know there are […]

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Wedding Trends

Wedding Trends – Garden-Inspired Florals

  In the first of a series on 2017 wedding trends, lets talk about garden-inspired florals for your big day. Whether you’re using real flowers in your decor or artificial ones like these, the colors and textures of your flowers can really transform your space.  Brides Magazine says garlands, organic flowers and centerpieces inspired by real gardens […]

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#vendorspotlight

Artisan Spotlight: Amphora Creations, Custom Terraniums

Our community of Wedding Recycle Artisans is growing once again…love to introduce you to Amphora Creations, a Calgary, Alberta-based company that creates gorgeous custom terraniums, unique to any event or occasion.  We heard from co-founder, Treena Isherwood, all about their journey.   What is your business? Amphora Creations is a family owned and operated business […]

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Wedding Recycle Sellers 101

Artisans – Commission-free until Valentine’s Day!

A collaboration with All Things Wedding Utah, our Artisan’s are a fabulous group of creative people who use their talent to create unique, often customizable, handmade products for your wedding, special event or even just your home! By purchasing from one of our Artisan’s, you’re supporting people and their families while also receiving gorgeous and one-of-a-kind […]

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#vendorspotlight

Artisan Spotlight: Begonia Rose Co, Custom Floral Letters

Our community of Wedding Recycle Artisans is going to grow like crazy in 2017 and we can’t wait!  Through our blog each week, we’ll introduce you to one of our fabulous Artisans, someone with a unique and incredible passion for creating and selling their handmade products. This week, please meet Dylan Jahraus, owner and creator of […]

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Other Side of the Lens

Five Wedding Planning Tips – From a Wedding Photographer!

The Best Wedding Planning Tips From A Wedding Photographer Over the past year, I have been giving you photography advice about setting the stage for one of the most memorable events in your lifetime. In today’s post, I wanted to offer my overall wedding planning advice after experiencing over 250 weddings during my wedding photography career. […]