Wondering where to start with planning the gift registry for your wedding and what to include in it? Freelance writer Luke Sky guest blogs this week with advice on finding the perfect gifting options for you and your guests. Continue reading
Your guests will look to your wedding invitation to decode the style and level of formality you are hoping to achieve for your big day. This week, Ivy Ellen wedding invitation specialists guest post with tips on making your invitations communicate your wedding-day style.
When it comes to designing your wedding, it’s best compared to solving a puzzle. Every single aspect needs to be in the right spot so that the final picture is complete. As there’s so much to do, one of the items that often gets rushed is the invitations, although it’s definitely one of the most important aspects.
The dos and don’ts of popping the question
Decided that it’s time to take the next step in your relationship, and ask your partner for their hand in marriage? No matter how you’re planning to pop the question to your loved one, here are some tips to help your proposal run more smoothly. Continue reading
Still not sure where to start in narrowing down your choice of wedding band? Ireland’s edition of wedding website Hitched shares these pointers on what’s what in the wedding ring smorgasbord! Continue reading
What characterizes a bohemian wedding from other theming approaches?
Bohemian weddings are known for their raw and earthy approach that is associated with authenticity. Boho weddings align directly to a girl who is herself connected to the earth and is expressing their love through naturalistic styling. A boho wedding could best be described as whimsical and floral. Boho appeal for the bride begs for a lace dress and gypsy influences through jewels and/or a floral crown. A boho wedding is for a down-to-earth girl wanting to display this aspect of her persona directly through her wedding day. Bohemian weddings are distinctively renowned for bare feet and appeal to couples influenced by nature.
Why do you think there is a growing trend for bohemian weddings?
Brides are jumping on the boho bandwagon predominantly for its humble appeal. Boho brides also love to greatly support local businesses, with many Australian businesses currently circulating the niche of boho. It has been said that there is comfort in a natural setting for a wedding, especially being able to ditch the shoes and a heavy dress!
Bohemian weddings can be further categorised. For example: rustic boho, boho chic, vintage boho. Most couples will find themselves naturally drawn to the bohemian aesthetics based on their personal style. This is the exact beauty of a bohemian wedding: it is personable and therefore adds comfort and intimacy for the ceremony. Willow recommends next for the couple to choose a colour theme and a location. As a wrap up: boho concept, location, colour theme. These three initial concepts are foundations to set some grounding to commence styling and logistical planning.
For those simply wish to add a few bohemian touches to their big day, what would you recommend?
The beauty of ‘Bohemian’ styling is it already has an eclectic agenda. Bohemian pieces can easily be sourced from various vintage and second-hand shops. Etsy.com is always a fast first for boho brides, providing unique and hand made pieces at a happy price point. Flower markets are also a must destination for gypsy brides saturating their wedding with flowers both economically and ethically.
Willow Hastings adorns Grecian Goddesses, Vintage Vixens and Bohemian Beauties. Captivated by what was and what is, Willow helps her sisters on their treasure hunt for the perfect dream wedding dress with beautiful bohemian designs. Follow on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.
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How to Add Lanterns to Your Wedding Festivities
Looking for something truly unique for your wedding? Releasing wish lanterns into the sky would add a memorable and gorgeous moment to your special day. Tendai Matsika from Wish Lanterns guest blogs this week with advice on how set up everything for your big-day lantern launch, and how to make the moment safe and enjoyable for all of your guests.
A wedding should be a memorable experience, celebrated by friends and family. As such, you should consider what some of the highlights of your day should involve. If you’re thinking of how to make your big day something out of the ordinary, “wish lanterns” maybe just what you’re looking for. Designed to illuminate the midnight skies, these contraptions are rather popular for a variety of ceremonies. Continue reading