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If you’re rummaging around thrift stores, antique markets, and garage sales for your upcoming wedding, you can easily find fabulous personalized touches. Treasures such as vintage silver-plated tea sets, sugar bowls, and candy dishes are easy finds, inexpensive and oh-so-elegant wedding décor. As a greener alternative to an event typically filled with items that will end up in the landfill, seeking out used decor adds a dash of something soulful to your wedding day.

Photography by Raymond James, I Do Studio

Like every bride-to-be, I spent months agonizing over wedding plans – living and dying by the budget. I will say that nothing I had experienced in my professional life would prepare me for the realities of planning a wedding. The average wedding today costs anywhere from $25,000 to $50,000 and some luxe weddings even double and triple that amount. Read more

April 9, 2012 9:32 am


This year’s bridal trend color: green. Thanks to a growing number of resources and information about being kinder to our planet, eco-friendly weddings have become more popular with brides – and going green for your special day has environmental, economic, and social benefits.

“Each one of the 2.5 million weddings this year in the United States will produce an average of 62 tons of carbon dioxide and 400-600 pounds of garbage,” according to, a website dedicated to all things green for brides and grooms.

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March 1, 2012 2:18 pm