You’ve heard of mismatched bridesmaid dresses, but have you heard of the maid of honor wearing a different dress? It’s a fun new trend that’s happening now and is a way to have her stand out from the bridesmaids. Here are a visuals to show you how it looks!
So, here’s what I think: aisle runners deserve to be grand. Elegant. Full-length. Throw rugs deserve to be thrown around. Messy. Unkempt. Sometimes they’re luxuriously soft, delightful for warming under your feet while sipping on a hot cup of tea. They’re also the first place I look for Geppetto and Shadow when and the first place they go when throw rugs are fresh outta the dryer. Maybe it’s just me, but I just don’t see this being a trend that’ll stick around: I like throw rugs as throw rugs, not aisle runners.
I do, however, admire those who think outside the box like this. Maybe I just haven’t seen THE ONE that’s enough to win me over.
And hey, every wedding trend isn’t for everyone. That’s what makes weddings so fun and diverse and unique.
Enough about me. I’m passing this on to our trusty readers:
What do YOU think?
VOTE: Rug Aisle Runner
So, what says you? Do you like a rug aisle runner or do you think throw rugs belong at home? I already told you what I think; now it’s time to hear from you!
Can you believe it’s already March? That means two things: winter is finally almost over and spring wedding season is underway! If you’re wondering what the hottest new wedding stationery trends for 2014 are, you’ve come to the right place! Today we’re warming you up with hot new prints, patterns, trends, and ideas for 2014 to inspire your upcoming wedding. Read on to get started…
Wedding Stationery Trends 2014
1. Floral Elements
One of the biggest wedding invitation trends for 2014 is the use of floral elements, especially for the spring and summer season.
Ah, the naked wedding cake: a simple, au naturale look that never goes out of style! Have you heard / seen / fallen in love with naked wedding cakes yet? You may after seeing this post! We’re uncovering six of our favorite naked wedding cakes to inspire you… and, we want to know: would YOU go naked?
Naked Wedding Cakes
First things first: what is a “naked wedding cake”? A naked wedding cake is a sponge-like cake that has icing on the top and inside its layers, without any icing on the sides. This style of cake allows emphasis to be placed on the exterior of the cake, revealing its layers. While it appears super easy-to-tackle, it’s actually more difficult than a traditional wedding cake. Since the layers are exposed, the cake itself must be free of imperfections. Also, since icing adds to the moistness of the cake, it must be extra-moist to begin with so it won’t dry out. When working with naked wedding cakes, you can use icing or cream cheese as layers — or get creative with delicious fillings. Naked wedding cakes are especially popular in the summer when seasonal fruits are ripe for the picking (like strawberries and blueberries). In this example, fresh fruit adds texture to the cake (and requires no additional cake topper).