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Make wedding day jewelry from flowers (or preserve your bouquet as jewelry, after the fact!)

Where are my nature-lovers? Where are my flower children? Where are my eco-chic chicks? Come to me, my children, and gaze upon the beauty of the bridal jewelry from our sponsor Impressed by Nature. Kyla, the jewelry designer, specializes in handmade pressed flower and leaf jewelry and accessories for brides, wedding parties, mothers, grandmothers, and anyone else! Not only does Kyla make floral wedding jewelry, but she also makes jewelry out of your wedding florals. Check it out…

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How to make (and wield!) your own sword bouquet

A few days ago, I had an idea for the bridesmaids' bouquets to have a sword hilt for a handle.I just finished the first one, version 1.0, and there are some things I want to tweak and change. But for the most part, this is it! Now, let me show you how I made it so that you too can wield your flowers on your special day.

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When Hinduism and Taiwanese wedding traditions combine: a multicultural wedding day

Helen and Deepak hail from Chicago but traveled down to Port Orange, Florida, to get married at The Estate on the Halifax. The multicultural pair intertwined Hindu wedding traditions with Taiwanese influences and owned it — the day included a lot of awesome details, like the fan-turned-wedding program and mismatched red bridesmaids dresses. Twinkle lights lined each corner of the reception hall, and the party moved indoors to enjoy a fruit-heavy dessert table (no cake!) and tons of dancing.

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Join two families with flowers

Both of our mothers carried a different wild flower to combine in one vase to symbolize the joining of two families. Later in the ceremony, instead of a unity candle, we each added a white daisy to the bouquet.

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Use Cocroft and Delbridge's custom fabric flowers to keep your wedding day memories alive

Whether your style is classically elegant, girly with a touch of vintage, beautifully bohemian, glitzy glam, or rocker chic, Cocroft and Delbridge is going to hook you up with fabric flowers that'll make you think twice before throwing that bouquet. Speaking of bouquets, let's take a look at all the ways Cocroft and Delbridge can outfit your wedding with flowers that'll never say die…

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Snip the stamen and 12 other tiny, unexpected ways to minimize chaos on your wedding day

Do you know what to do if your best man is giving a totally inappropriate speech? Or how a shoe organizer can keep your wedding day stress levels down? Or what kind of easy-to-encounter wedding day stain is 100% permanent? Probably not. Luckily as a professional wedding photographer, Angie Gaul has been privy to hundreds of weddings. Here are her suggestions for small, surprising ways to reduce your wedding day havoc .

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DIY ribbon flowers for your bouquets, boutonnieres, decor, and more

I never counted how many ribbon roses I made before the wedding. Let's just say the number is probably somewhere in the mid-to high-hundreds, and I can now do them in my sleep! They started as something cool I wanted to have in my bouquet, and ended up being visible almost everywhere in the wedding. Here are all the different ways I used ribbon roses to decorate my wedding…