Choosing flowers that are in season during your wedding month is a great way to save on your floral budget. Because in-season blooms are more readily available, the cost is more economical. Flying flowers in from other parts of the world in order to accommodate your tastes could be very expensive, so be sure to do the research on what types of flowers are available during your wedding season. You can also opt to go with inexpensive flowers like baby’s breath or carnations to save a bundle on floral costs.
Nothing can rain on this couple's parade! Knowing that it might storm on the day of their friends' wedding, the groomsmen came prepared with umbrellas, while the bridesmaids have rain boots tucked under their dresses.
An unexpected but brilliant alternative to flowers, these embroidery hoop centerpieces are colorful, artistic and impactful. Gather your bridesmaids for a night of crafting, and knock out a chunk of your wedding worries. You’ll just need embroidery hoops, embroidery floss, floral wire and yarn in your wedding colors.
Many same-sex couples have both bridesmaids and brides-men or groomsmen and grooms-women. Finding outfits that suit every body type and person--and in the same color--can be tough. Black and white is a classic and easy combo for a bridal party with men and women.
Make him Pup of Honor and walk him down the aisle with the bridesmaids or groomsmen. Or make her Flower Dog who carries a basket of flowers in advance of the bride. Or the Ring Bearer, carrying the jewelry on a special pillow-equipped dog collar. If doing what she’s told isn’t your pup’s bag, go with Honored Guest who stays out of the ceremony but sits down front with a human attendant.