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I love how all of these collections are different, and my favorite has to be the Party Pop Collection for its modern touch. The coral and peachy colors are perfect for a Spring time wedding and stands out nicely from a grey and white background.
I hope you give this a try, but don't tackle it on your own. Get your bridesmaids or family members involved, and make it a fun day. I can totally see this as a bottomless mimosas and brunch gathering. Have fun and enjoy. If you need more inspiration to bloom your own collection, check out more Bouquets on our Memory Journalists Pinterest page.
Happy Easter! Don't let this gusty wind slow you down from planning an Easter-themed wedding. As long as the sun is out, your wedding day may get even brighter with shades of pastels, and an ombre of tulip arrangements. But, that's not the only thing I want to share with you this weekend. Many ideas can stem from this holiday, so see what will spark your interest, and lead you to a successful Easter-themed wedding.
Here are some images I came across that made this holiday more than just hunting for eggs!
Of course, nothing beats a bridesmaids party like Kristen's below. Her vintage-themed, wedding in the woods was a big hit, and we loved capturing every moment. The bridesmaids pastel dresses were cute and feminine, and having the sweaters added a modesty touch. This vintage theme can fit right into the Easter holiday. Adding shades of pink can also soften the entire theme.
Now check out this centerpiece! Tulips are my favorite because you can choose from a wide range of colors, mix and match, or keep it simple. They are quite refreshing to look at, and at the same time, adds a classy touch to an Easter-themed wedding. Make it a centerpiece, or use it for bouquets.
Why not throw in an egg hunt for your guests? This is perfect for guests with children, too. Little baskets can be handed out and you can let your guests fill them up with whatever they find. A great idea to also replace extra wedding favors.
It might already feel like Spring and Summer in the west coast, and wedding bells should be ringing again and again. But this season brings out the best in wedding dresses, and I have them right here for you. From sleek modern styles, to trendy blush pinks, I just can't help but fall in love. And, after watching the Cinderella movie, it reminded me of how much wedding dresses has evolved over the years. Now, it's more about trends and styles that are shutting away some traditions. I suppose, we must move forward and embrace modernity.
Of course, as trend occurs, so does style and silhouette. One of my favorite designers is J. Mendel. I think I've already made up my mind on my future wedding dress. His designs are so purely simple, and totally chic, like this Crewneck Gown in Degradé Picot-edge Strip Technique with a Raw-edge Organza Ruffled Skirt. The silhouette itself trends in various dresses all over the world.
This Strapless Silk Bustier Gown with the Layered Skirt and Raw-Edge Band Detail on the Bodice just screams out simple elegance. I think you must appreciate a little detail that makes this dress "the one." The way it's fitted, and how it falls nicely into an a-line silhouette.
Well, HELLO wedding dress! Should I order this dress now? The Long Sleeve Gown with Graphic Lace Embroidered Top and Silk Crepe Wrap Skirt is On Trend. I think this could even work as a bridesmaids dress, what do you think? I just love how modern this look is, and wouldn't mind walking down the aisle in it.
In moving forward, non-traditional dresses like this Vera Wang blush pink is absolutely gorgeous. I bet any girl would feel like Cinderella in it, even though it's not blue. The ombre effect of the organza channels the soft, pink tones, which really makes this dress stand out. Who doesn't dream of a VW dress.
It's time to add in a little lace with this Love Marley dress. Lace is often used and sometimes overused, but this one has just the right amount with lace motif on the bodice and a soft sheer netting. The illusion neckline makes this dress very romantic, and trendy in my book.
Talk about simplicity and sophistication, this dress says it all. The Morgan gown by Nicole Miller is actually from her Fall 2015 line, but who says you can't make it a Spring/Summer dress. You will be so comfortable in this luxurious silk stretch fabric that will make your perfect day run smoothly.
So, have you made a decision? Will you go with modern and sleek silhouettes, non-traditional and romantic, or simple and sophistication? Sometimes these trends never die out, they just get more stylish throughout the years and are implemented with modern, intricate details that draws you in. But if nothing works out, don't be afraid going back to traditions. Ring the bell when you're ready!
Wow, talk about cool gadgets! Go Pro Drones are one of the biggest trends this year, especially at weddings. How cool is it getting ariel shots of your special day? It seems to be quite magnificent, and it will feel like the paparazzi is on your tail. But getting those shots from above will add in extra memories.
I first got hooked on the GoPro Hero 3+ camera, and there's all sorts of extra mounts and accessories you can purchase, too. I'd have to admit, getting the selfie stick was a plus, and it sure made a statement everywhere I took it. Not only does it extend and retracts, but who knew taking a selfie could be so fun. And, you don't have to stop strangers to take photos for you anymore either. However, the next best thing is this Quadcopter for the GoPro camera. You can document every moment of your event. The Quadcopter shoots from an ariel view, and you can control where it goes and how high it goes. Of course there are limitations, but it's worth flying for great video and pictures. Check out the video below of a Quadcopter for GoPro in action, that proves to be much more than a quadcopter, and plays the role as a ring bearer in this wedding ceremony.
Wasn't that awesome? Some photographers and videographers may even consider offering this cool gadget in their packages, too. You might just have to ask, or get your own, and have someone reliable control it for you during your ceremony, and/or reception. There's no doubt it's a cool, added edition to your wedding event.
Get the Quadcopter on its own if you already have a camera, or bundle up and get ready for take off. You'll have so much fun with it.