Trendy weddings for 2016-2017

Beautiful natural settings and shimmery neutral color themes are the two top choices for the 2016 year!

Long-Sleeve Weddings Gowns

Long-sleeve wedding gowns are a perfect match to set the look for an outside wedding.

Flower Crowns

Flower crowns are the perfect touch to finish off the look!

Neutral Colored Bridesmaid Dresses

These dresses add simple and subtle  beauty to the wedding party…

Metallic Color Themes

Brides this year are finding new and fun ways to incorporate metallic touches in their wedding.

Industrial Wedding Look

… and to spice up the look even more… add industrial decor to finish off the look!

Monochromatic Color Schemes 

Perfect to brighten up the natural look…

And lastly… the setting… National Park Weddings 

 

10 Brides Who Rocked Wedding Dress Separates

Although most brides imagine their dress in one piece when they think of their wedding gown, wedding dress separates have recently become a major trend. Brides love how separate pieces allow them to customize their gown and wear a dress that is truly unique. Check out these brides who rocked the wedding dress separates trend.

1. This blushing bride

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2. This edgy bride 

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3. This gorgeous bride

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4. This down-to-earth bride

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5. This smiley bride

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6. This summery bride

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7. This classy bride

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8. This boho brideRuffled - photo by http://alyssamphotography.com/ - http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-luxe-wedding-inspiration

9. This hip bride

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10. This casual bride

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10 Tips to Conquer a Bridal Show

So you have the man, the ring, and the biggest smile on your face…what else could you possibly need??

Well everything, of course. Luckily there is a one stop shop for all things wedding- the Annual Georgetown Bridal Show! It may sound overwhelming, but with these tips, you can walk out knowing that you have everything under control.

1. Pre-Register

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The link to our Bridal Show on February 22nd is http://georgetownbridalshow.com/register/ (You can also win prizes by registering early!)

2. Eat a Small Meal Beforehand

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You know you are in for a ton of samples, but have a small meal before you head out. That way you will know what really tastes good if you aren’t a ravenous beast!

3. Wear Comfy Shoes

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You will be doing a ton of walking. Save the heels for your big day! Comfort is key.

4. Bring a Friend

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You will want second (or maybe even third and fourth opinions) on each vendor you see. Of course the choice is all yours, but friends can be helpful to bounce ideas off of, and to cover more ground!

5. Make a Check-list

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Venues, caterers, cakes, honeymoon, decorations…the list seems to go on and on! But with a guideline, you know for sure you can hit all of the essentials.

6. Bring Business Cards

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Don’t waste time writing down your contact information at every booth! Have a supply of cards handy to make the info swap less of a hassle!

7. Bring a Color Swatch

Fabric swatches of your wedding colors can always come in handy if you come across and accessory booth, so you can find the perfect bridesmaid necklaces, or flower girl basket!

8. Have your planner or Calendar app handy

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You may need to set up other tastings and meetings with each vendor, so to be sure you don’t forget about all your obligations, use your calendar app or planner!

9. Leave Before You Can’t Take Anymore-

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Don’t leave wishing you never have to think about weddings again! It’s inevitable that you will need to sort through all of the brochures and handouts you collected once you get home. So shop around until you almost drop!

10. Demand a Foot Rub-

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You have had a long, successful and conquering day! The only thing you need now is a foot rub for a job well done.

Looking for a beautiful yet affordable wedding venue? Georgetown Event Center is the perfect place for you! We even have an area where you and your bridesmaids can relax and get in the zone! Located near Austin, Georgetown Event Center in Georgetown, TX is a great place to have your wedding reception. Find out more at www.GeorgetownEventCenter.com.

9 Unexpected Ways to Incorporate Your New Monogram into Your Wedding

With the growing  fad of having everything you own monogrammed, it’s no wonder women want to show off their new married initials on their big day.

Here are some unexpected and, frankly, adorable ways to celebrate with your new monogram!

1. Ring Bearer’s Pillow

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2. Your Bouquet

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3. On Your Veil

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4. Lighting for Your Dance Floor

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5. Table Runners

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6. Cookies!

 

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7. Bride and Groom Champagne Glasses

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8. Wedding Cake (either as shown, or as a fun cake topper!)

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9. (My favorite) Comfy Bride Shoes for the Reception

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Looking for a beautiful yet affordable wedding venue? Georgetown Event Center is the perfect place for you! We even have an area where you and your bridesmaids can relax and get in the zone! Located near Austin, Georgetown Event Center in Georgetown, TX is a great place to have your wedding reception. Find out more at www.GeorgetownEventCenter.com.

 

 

 

Be a Bearable Bride

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Maybe you’re worried of becoming your friends’ and family’s worst nightmare (not to mention your fiancé’s as well), or perhaps you have already self-identified as the ominous Bridezilla. Either way, keep these tips in mind in order to cage the beast inside us all!

  1. Know that your wedding WILL NOT go exactly as planned.

Accept it. No amount of practice or organization is going to stop the rain from pouring the day of your outdoor ceremony, or keep your flower girl from coming down with a stomach bug the day before. Hopefully you won’t experience such terrible circumstances, but you must remember to embrace the bumps in the road. They are all part of the experience of wedding planning. Maybe  the story of a half drunk best man  loudly belching during his speech will turn into a beloved memory years down the road. So don’t sweat it!

  1. Forget about being a perfectionist.

Don’t stress over the small things; they do not make much difference in the long run. I bet you could not even begin to describe the name cards used for seating at the last wedding you attended. So don’t lose your cool if the font wasn’t right, or someone picked the wrong shaped napkins. No one is coming to scrutinize these trivial things; they came to see you are your husband-to-be start a new journey of your relationship.

  1. Take time out for your fiancé.

Your guy deserves props. Remember, he’s the one having to deal with you the most when something isn’t going your way. So take time to de-stress with each other. Whether it’s a nice dinner out at his favorite restaurant or a night in with Netflix and a cheap bottle of wine- trust me, he will appreciate it. Spending this time together will also remind you of the reasons you are planning the wedding in the first place. This will keep your priorities straight.

  1. Take care of your bridesmaids.

These are the girls you hand- picked to celebrate one of the best days of your life with you, so treat them that way. While of course their job is to help you out with the process anyway they can, make sure the tasks you give them do not become overbearing. They do have their own lives to deal with, so make sure they feel helpful, not swamped. In another light, remember that your bridesmaids ARE there to help you. Don’t attempt to do everything yourself because you want it done “right”. Give your friends some credit, and let them lift some burdens from you. When they do this, be sure to thank them with a sentimental note or small, thoughtful gift along the way!

  1. Last but DEFINITELY not least, take care of yourself.

With all of the cake tastings and venue tours, it can be easy to forget about yourself and your own well-being. Treat yourself to a pedicure, whether it’s at the salon, or you do it yourself. Also, set aside some time each week to work out. Not only will you burn off calories, but you will burn off the stress and anxiety that is probably building up. Personally, though I am not planning a wedding at the moment, when I catch myself being short with people for no real reason, I immediately decide it’s time for a good run. If you try it, I bet you’ll even sleep better at night instead of just going over a to-do list in your mind.

Try your best to implement these things into your planning process and life!

But when push comes to shove, at least send out a warning:

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Looking for a beautiful yet affordable wedding venue? Georgetown Event Center is the perfect place for you! We even have an area where you and your bridesmaids can relax and get in the zone! Located near Austin, Georgetown Event Center in Georgetown, TX is a great place to have your wedding reception. Find out more at www.GeorgetownEventCenter.com.

Beautiful Bridal Hair Ideas

Picking out a wedding hairstyle can be hard. There are so many choices out there, which one suits you? As a former bride/current newlywed, I can not stress how important a trial hair run is. If I had not tried the first hairstyle I had in mind (before picking a very different style for the big day) I would have ended up with a crazy bun hairdo a la Princess Lea! Here are some great links that will give you some great ideas for your perfect bridal ‘do!

DIY Wedding Hair Tutorials. A collection of 10 lovely and inspiring step-by-step hair tutorials.

Trending Bridal Hairstyles In 2012

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