A unique “Something Blue”

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Incorporating “something blue” into your wedding day is a popular wedding tradition that is still being done by brides today. We offer a wide variety of ways to include “something blue” in your wedding day. Some popular choices are blue bridal garters, blue brooches or bouquet jewelry, I Do Blue shoe stickers or even a piece of blue jewelry. Our new favorite that is featured today is a custom wedding dress label. They are available in a few styles including monogram, name and date, initial and more. You can even select which shade of blue thread you would like. This new wedding accessory has quickly become a favorite among brides for 2014 weddings.
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The Dos and Don’ts of Bridal Jewelry

You’ve found the perfect wedding gown, now it’s time to accessorize! With many wedding gowns detailed with faux pearls, rhinestones, organza flowers, sequins and other bling, it can be difficult to choose bridal jewelry that will enhance your wedding gown, not take away from it.

Bridal Jewelry: Bracelets, Earrings & Necklaces

Bridal Jewelry DOs:

* Glam it up! Vintage gowns are trending, so is vintage inspired bridal jewelry.

* If your dress has lots of details above the waist or you are wearing a bridal headpiece with bling, go simple.

* Make a Statement. Necklaces continue to be bold and beautiful when the gown has less detailing on top.

* Pearls will always be a traditional staple. The simplicity and coloring of pearls goes well with many traditional styled wedding gowns.

* Bling it on. Bracelets can be slim or wide, simple or extravagant. Just be sure it doesn’t weigh you down!

Discover inspiration and more wedding jewelry trends @ MAWeddingGuide.com >

Burlap Wedding Inspiration

MA Wedding Guide is sharing their burlap wedding inspiration and some tips from a recent planning article on how to create a Rustic Wedding Theme.  “With more couples going ‘green’ and getting creative with their décor, we are seeing the popularity of unique materials being used. One unique material that has been a fast growing trend is burlap” – MAWG. Read more on their helpful tips to create a Rustic Wedding Day, but first give some love to this gorgeous rustic inspiration board.

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New Rustic Wedding Accessories

Looking for ways to add a rustic look and feel to your 2014 wedding ceremony or reception? The Wedding Outlet’s new arrivals include some stunning wedding accessories that will add a touch of country chic to any event. Here are some of our new favorites for a Rustic Wedding Theme

For the Ceremony

The Burlap & Lace Aisle Runner will decorate your aisle in style. The Burlap and Flower Bouquet is a beautiful arrangement brought together with a combination of natural burlap material, shimmering rhinestones, and elegant pearls.
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For the Reception

Use these Burlap Table Number Wine Bagsand this Burlap Table Runner on your reception tables to add a touch of “country”.

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Visit The Wedding Outlet for more country chic wedding accessories and be inspired for your upcoming rustic wedding!

Emerald – A Gem of a Color for Weddings

If you’re still deciding on a color scheme for your fall wedding, you might want to consider the Pantone color of the year for 2013 – emerald.  Emerald green is a color that often represents growth or renewal so it’s a great color choice for the beginning of your new life together.  Emerald is a lush jewel tone that evokes luxury and it’s a brilliant color choice for a formal or casual wedding.   For formal weddings, you can incorporate the color emerald by adding cascading emerald crystals to chandeliers, using green emerald like stones at the base of floral centerpieces and emerald stone accents in the center of flowers or use emerald peacock feathers as accents in centerpieces, bouquets or on your cake. For more casual weddings, you can use emerald votive candles on tables, emerald striped paper straws for drinks or emerald bows on the backs of chairs. Whether you go formal or casual, emerald is a great color choice for weddings. Do you have any ideas on incorporating emerald into wedding décor? Shop Green Wedding Accessories >

Featured: Chantilly Custom Lace Ring Pillow, Custom 2 Ribbon Flower Basket, Elegant Chandelier Personalized Napkins.

Adding Color to your Wedding Attire

When it comes to weddings, it seems to always be about the bride. From what she’ll wear to her rehearsal dinner to the wedding gown (or gowns) that she’ll adorn at the ceremony and reception. But what about the other half?

Grooms everywhere are becoming more and more involved in the day to day planning, and as a result, getting excited about how he will look when he walks down the aisle! Need some inspiration on how to infuse color into your suit or tuxedo? Look no further:

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Credits: Peacock Boutonniere, Tuxedo with Purple Tie, Tan Suit with Striped Tie, Grey with Purple Tie, Black Tuxedos with Pink Ties, Grey Tuxedo with Green Tie, Green Converse Sneakers, Colorful Tie, Purple Tuxedo.

One thing to notice in our fun and colorful inspiration board is that the classic black tuxedo with white or black tux and vest is not present! A Black Tie Wedding has its restrictions but is oh-so-amazing with its crisp formality, especially at beautiful venues found in top cities like Boston and NYC. Black Tie is typically held after 6pm and is noted on the invitation. Learn more about dressing for a Black Tie Wedding.

Trending shades of navy, grey and tan are becoming increasingly popular:

  • Navy Tuxedos have been popping up all over the red carpet over the past few years. This look has an elegant feel and is a favorite for a formal wedding on the waterfront. Imagine paired with a Nautical Theme!
  • Tan Suits are an amazing choice for couples getting married outdoors. Also a great choice for a seaside wedding, but also perfect for a garden or outdoor wedding in the spring or summer.
  • Grey Suits and Tuxedos come in so many shades! From a breezy,  linen grey suit for an afternoon summer wedding to charcoal grey for an evening winter wedding, this color is the perfect choice for the groom who doesn’t want to stray too far from classic black.

Regardless of the color tuxedo or suit you choose – grey, tan, navy or black – adding a pop of color is easy to do. Have fun, enjoy. Let your individual style stand out!

Bridal Jewelry

When choosing your bridal jewelry, there are so many factors to consider. We asked Bridal Party Express of Fall River for some of their favorite styles for 2013. From simple and sophisticated to vintage and old Hollywood glam, we love all their recommendations! Which is your favorite?

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Not sure what will look best with your gown? Rule of thumb is the more elaborate your gown, the simpler the jewelry. Afterall, you want the bling of your amazing gown to be the showpiece! Still need help? Checkout the full article on Dos and Don’ts of Bridal Jewelry at RIWeddingGuide.com >

Wedding Costs Where You Live

Can you guess the most expensive place to get married in the U.S.? According to a recent industry survey by XO Group Inc., creator of TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com and based on survey results from those sources, it’s New York City.

Wondering where your city fell on the list? Here are the top 10 locations from their list of 20.

  1. New York City
  2. Chicago
  3. New York Metro (Long Island, Hudson Valley and NYC Outer Boroughs)
  4. Northern/Central New Jersey and Southern New Jersey
  5. Rhode Island
  6. Santa Barbara/Ventura, CA
  7. Boston
  8. Philadelphia
  9. Connecticut
  10. San Francisco

My advice to East Coast brides is start saving since 7 out of the 10 most expensive places to get married are located there.

Wedding Symbols

Most people know that the wedding ring symbolizes unending love or that the white wedding gown symbolizes purity but have you ever wondered about the meaning of some other popularly used symbols? Below is some inspiration you’ll find from our Wedding Symbols Pinterest Board.

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Will you choose a symbol for your wedding? MAWeddingGuide.com has helpful ideas on popular wedding symbols for your MA wedding theme >

Colorful Wedding Inspiration

Want to add a bit of color into your wedding? Find inspiration on Pinterest from MAWeddingGuide.com & RIWeddingGuide.com. Their latest board is full of recent pics from Massachusetts and Rhode Island wedding professionals, as well as inspiration from many others. Checkout one of their latest boards on Adding Color to Your Wedding:



Credits: Pink Feather Fascinator from TheWeddingOutlet.com; Blue shoes from Live, Love, Beauty; Red Flower in hair from Revelry Invitation Studio; Bride with red shoes & petticoat from Wedding Window; Bride with teal birdcage veil from Diaz Digital Discoveries; Flowergirl with purple sash and flowers from Party Dress Express; Aqua Foot Jewelry from TheWeddingOutlet.com; Pink tie from Chiffon Formal; Bride with pink petticoat from It’s a Bride’s Life; Bride with red shoes from Jen Osojnicki, Photographer.

Need more ideas? Be sure to checkout 6 Ideas to Incorporate Color into your Wedding Day Attire