24 Fun (& Easy!) Boho Bridal Shower Ideas

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by morris handmade

Hi, loves! Emma here. Are you wondering what kind of bridal shower to host for your favorite bride-to-be? One of my favorite themes is a boho bridal shower, complete with a DIY flower crown making kit for guests! To inspire your own bridal shower or bachelorette party plans, we’ve gathered up some beautiful handmade finds including the flower crown kit, invitations, welcome signage, decorations, printable bridal shower games, favors, and more. If she’s a free-spirited boho-lovin’ bride, she will absolutely dig this party. Enjoy!

26 Things Guests Love at Weddings from A to Z

Today we’re talking about things guests love at weddings! Make yours stand out with these twenty-six ideas from A to Z. Be sure to subscribe to our feed for the latest to your inbox!

This photo is amazing. Get everyone in there! ↓

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You may have read articles about what guests hate at weddings, but that’s such a negative spin, we say! The truth is guests won’t hate anything at your wedding, especially because they love you and want to share in your celebration. But there are some things that guests do hope to see at weddings — perhaps even make their experience more enjoyable — and we’re here to share them with you. To help you plan accordingly, we’ve identified the top twenty-six things guests love at weddings. Keep in mind that you don’t have to do every single thing on this list. By crossing off even a few of these things, your guests will have an awesome time. The fact that you’re reading this article shows how much thought you’ve put into your wedding day — and with your guests in mind! On to the list!

These Geo Candle Holders Are Amazing for Weddings

Geo candle holders are today’s handmade-a-day pick! Be sure to subscribe for the latest from the blog.

geometric wedding candle holder

by waen

If you’re looking for the prettiest candle holders for your centerpieces, we’ve found them! These modern geometric candle holders by Waen are the hot new tabletop trend for wedding receptions. You can use them as part of your wedding decor, or even as an alternative ring pillow. I can’t wait to show you photos of these candle holders in action! Let’s just say I’m pretty obsessed with them at the moment. Take a look…

Star Wars Guest Book Poster — Handmade-a-Day

star wars guest book

by company 333 designs

My husband and two-year-old son are Star Wars obsessed, so I hear all about Obi-Wan Kenobi, BB-8, Stormtroopers, and Darth Vader on the regular. Now that I’ve become more acquainted with the series, I admittedly geek out a bit when I see Star Wars finds — weddings included! Remember when we talked about the Ultimate Star Wars Wedding Ideas? This guest book is the perfect addition to it! I’ve hand-picked it as today’s handmade-a-day find and it is beautifully designed by Company 333 Designs. If your groom is a fan of the galaxy, you could surprise him with this Star Wars guest book print and then frame it at home for his man cave. He’d love it, I’m sure. Take a look!

30 Beautiful Sage Green Wedding Ideas

We’re featuring sage wedding ideas today, one of our favorite colors for fall weddings! See what we’ve discovered below and be sure to subscribe for the latest!

sage bridesmiad dress by blushfashion

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We’re gearing up for fall weddings around here and I absolutely love it. I love to see new wedding trends and the latest color palettes. Sage is one of my favorite accent colors for fall and winter weddings. Sage green is versatile: you can pair it with brown, silver, slate, or white, or choose to add a pop of color with bright or more muted pastel shades. To give you an idea, I’ve rounded up thirty sage wedding ideas including bouquets, bridesmaid dresses, boutonnieres, hair accessories, a garter, jewelry, wedding cake toppers, and more. Tell me: which of these finds is your favorite?

How To → Ceremony Order of Events

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Today we’re tackling your ceremony to-do list! Sarah wrote to us with a common wedding advice question often wondered by other brides. She writes,

I am working on my ceremony right now. My fiancé and I are getting married outdoors in the woods. The officiant is a family friend (and this is his 1st wedding). What’s the proper order of events for the ceremony so I know we don’t miss anything? Thanks!

Great question, Sarah! Whether you’re planning a religious or civil ceremony, the following order of events will be fairly similar. Fill in the blanks with your own touches (particular readings or prayers, songs, etc.) and that’s where you’ll see the personalized parts of your big day come to life. Here is helpful ceremony order of events you can follow to help you plan!

18 Rustic Bridesmaid Gifts — Under $25

personalized country bridesmaid mason jars

by gifts happen here

It’s almost fall, which means some of the most incredible western themed weddings will take place outdoors under the stars. I can’t wait! Barn weddings and rustic weddings are my favorite style, and with themed weddings come incredibly beautiful themed gifts. To help, we’ve handpicked eighteen of the best country bridesmaid gifts under $25! We’ve rounded up cute mason jar drinking glasses, burlap clutches, necklaces, twig inspired earrings, plaid flannel bridesmaid shirts for getting ready, and more. You’ll love this round-up — not to mention the affordability of them all! Enjoy! (P.S. Want to spend a bit more? Check out these cute cowboy boots to surprise your girls!)