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From Hogwarts to NYC: a Brooklyn Harry Potter wedding

When it comes to a bad-ass Brooklyn bar wedding, it only makes sense to make it Harry Potter-themed! Wait, what? Yep, this pair not only had a Brooklyn Harry Potter wedding, but they made it WORK. Pink hair, chocolate frogs, Honeydukes lollipops, Bertie Botts every flavor beans, A Daily Prophet program, wands for all guests, handmade potion bottle vases, a bouquet made out of Harry Potter books and charms, golden snitch cake pops, and more. Whether you love urban chic weddings or just magic, this one is for you…

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A rainbow of sweet and dreamy pastel wedding dresses

We rounded up a crap-ton of adorably pastel pink dresses a while back and wanted to give some real love to the rest of the rainbow. All pastels are good pastels, amirite? We've got dusty blues, sweet seafoams, flowery lavenders, buttery yellows, and delicate floral prints. Embrace your inner '80s prom queen and rock one of these pastel wedding dresses, won't you? Poofy sleeves optional.

Surprises abound at this intimate candlelit wedding (planned in weeks!)

Jeff and Don made their marriage official surrounded by their 10 closest friends in a candle-lit living room after 14 years together. They had only decided to get married a few weeks earlier, and every part of the evening was a collaboration of their guests.

Are you ready to see this intimate candlelit wedding? You know you are!

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A rainbow of sweet and dreamy pastel wedding dresses

We rounded up a crap-ton of adorably pastel pink dresses a while back and wanted to give some real love to the rest of the rainbow. All pastels are good pastels, amirite? We've got dusty blues, sweet seafoams, flowery lavenders, buttery yellows, and delicate floral prints. Embrace your inner '80s prom queen and rock one of these pastel wedding dresses, won't you? Poofy sleeves optional.

Recent Real Weddings

From Hogwarts to NYC: a Brooklyn Harry Potter wedding

When it comes to a bad-ass Brooklyn bar wedding, it only makes sense to make it Harry Potter-themed! Wait, what? Yep, this pair not only had a Brooklyn Harry Potter wedding, but they made it WORK. Pink hair, chocolate frogs, Honeydukes lollipops, Bertie Botts every flavor beans, A Daily Prophet program, wands for all guests, handmade potion bottle vases, a bouquet made out of Harry Potter books and charms, golden snitch cake pops, and more. Whether you love urban chic weddings or just magic, this one is for you…

Surprises abound at this intimate candlelit wedding (planned in weeks!)

Jeff and Don made their marriage official surrounded by their 10 closest friends in a candle-lit living room after 14 years together. They had only decided to get married a few weeks earlier, and every part of the evening was a collaboration of their guests.

Are you ready to see this intimate candlelit wedding? You know you are!

This Thriller flash mob wedding makes us bow down to the spectacle

Just when you think you've seen all you can see with zombie weddings, Racheal and Shannon bring it all back home with their Thriller flash mob wedding in New York. Both old skool and totally new, this zombie wedding has an epic first look, an outdoor ceremony, a bonfire, and professional dancers making sure we know Michael is still king and nothing replaces Thriller.

Let's take a peek at these two ladies making it official with a zombie slant…

Recent Advice

Do the first dance for photos, but save the last dance for love

Haven't you always dreamed of that moment where you cuddle up for a dance with your new spouse, sharing a deeply meaningful and intimate experience, gazing into each other's eyes… IN FRONT OF EVERYONE? I'll be honest: six+ months later I don't at all remember why we decided we wanted to do a first dance. When it came to the big day it definitely felt awkward, but I'm so glad we did it for these reasons…

Crave-worthy food-themed shoes for your foodie wedding

I'm currently shoe shopping for my wedding, and I want to have some FUN with my shoe choice. Since our wedding is partially foodie-themed, I thought I'd try to find a pair of shoes that express my love of treats!

In my search, I've unearthed a picnic basket full of amazingly delicious food-themed shoes for your foodie wedding…

Recent Features

Spectacular men's engagement rings for all your proposing needs

We recently received two requests for advice on men's engagement rings and I couldn't resist doing a little reconnaissance (and window shopping!) for some masculine rings that will totally make your dude say yes to the proposal.

Here are some masculine-friendly men's engagement rings with which to propose to your partner (some with an LGBTQ-slant!). Some can function as a set with another band and some work double-duty as a wedding band.

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The weirdly entertaining history behind wedding hashtags (and why I want one!)

I really, truly love puns to the bottom of my being. They're one of my favorite things. Because of this, I love the heck out of wedding hashtags and would love to have one for my wedding. But… my partner John? Not so much. So. There you go. I suppose we're not having a wedding hashtag. But as a classic overthinker, I wanted to learn everything about them anyway. Here's the entertaining and brief history of the wedding hashtag…

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Snazz up your wedding decor with a DIY floral frame backdrop

This quick and easy DIY floral frame backdrop is a reusable rustic wedding decor element that will delight your guests. I love it because it can fit any wedding theme or style. It can be giant, or small and sweet, and you can use whatever frame you already have or find new or secondhand.

Use it as a wedding ceremony backdrop or anywhere in your decor. Ready to see how to make it?

How to make cardboard face cut-outs for your photo booth

We've long loved the idea of having far-flung guests or pets cameo at your reception with cut-outs of their faces. It's pretty easy: a print-out, a craft stick, and some glue. But what if you want a BIG face instead? You might see them at concerts and of course, in photo booths!

Big cardboard head cut-outs are easy enough to make if you've got the time and aren't already overburdened with DIY projects. Here's how to make cardboard face cut-outs…

Googly eye shoes hack keeps all eyes on your shoes (and all eyes on your guests!)

So you want to quirk the crap out of your shoes somehow? Make them stand out and draw the eye? Nothing draws the eye (and tickles the funny bone) quite like googly eyes, right? Let your shoe freak flag fly with a pair of google eye shoes. Here's how to easily DIY your own pair of google eye shoes to keep all eyes on your shoes (and all eyes on your guests!)…

Whether gift or decor, these DIY embroidered vintage photos are AWESOME

I once found an old photo album at a thrift store and I remember feeling captivated looking through the photos of those strangers' lives. The last photo I saw was a wedding photo. Since then I've had a fascination with vintage photos as well as incorporating something of myself creatively, like weaving myself into the scene in a way. So I tried embroidering right onto a copy of the photo!

I could see these DIY embroidered vintage photos as a beautiful gift for an engaged couple, a creative way to display your own family wedding photos, or as lovely wedding decor and centerpieces.

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Crave-worthy food-themed shoes for your foodie wedding

I'm currently shoe shopping for my wedding, and I want to have some FUN with my shoe choice. Since our wedding is partially foodie-themed, I thought I'd try to find a pair of shoes that express my love of treats!

In my search, I've unearthed a picnic basket full of amazingly delicious food-themed shoes for your foodie wedding…

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