Rescue Flats are EXACTLY what your guests need…

Ladies, think back to the last wedding you attended. Think not just about the food or decorations, but specifically the dancing. You’re having fun,  you’re enjoying the music, and your feet are dying. It doesn’t matter how comfortable the shoes were when you started out, by the end of the night your feet are basically jello. Rescue Flats are the genius product that wedding guests have been dreaming of!

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The Best Wedding Planning Websites

The world wide web is wonderful for giving information on any and every subject imaginable. Sometimes, that much information can be over whelming especially when it comes to planning your wedding. With thousands of options for everything from napkin colors and ribbons to types of aisle runners and envelope liners, there are almost too many choices. With the bridal party sometimes spread out over multiple cities, states, and even counties, online resources can be a great way to keep everyone involved and on the same page. Over the years we’ve developed a list of the websites we think are the most useful when planning your wedding. Let us know what you think!

Wedding Apparel + Accessories

Weddington Way – They have a fantastic variety of dresses that come in similar color lots for easy mix and match. Brides can invite their bridesmaids to join a virtual showroom where girls can suggest dresses and accessories, and even vote or comment on the ones they like best. This seemingly little feature allows for seamless communication between the bride and her girls.

BHLDN – With everything from bridal and bridesmaid gown to gifts and accessories, BHLDN is like an online bridal boutique with a little of everything. Their pieces are beautiful and timeless, there’s something for every bride.

My Glass Slipper – This shoe only site has every style and color you could hope for. They carry the big designers and known brand names along with some lesser known brands that just make amazing shoes. If you are looking for that special pair of shoes, this just might be what you’ve been looking for.

ModCloth – Known best for their quirky vintage style, ModCloth has a wide array of clothing, accessories, and shoes. Whether you are just looking for the perfect accessories or you want a non-traditional wedding dress, you should definitely peek around their website. With everything from tea length gowns and feathered fascinators to crystal clutches and glittering earrings, they have unique one of a kind pieces that are sure to stun guests and the groom alike.

Plum Pretty Sugar – Offering a discount version of all the most popular wedding accessories like floral robes for your the girls to get ready in and sweet little personalized gifts, Plum Pretty Sugar is the perfect spot to find gifts for your bridal party.

Fritts Rosenow –  For the inventive and creative groom, these boutineers are made of everything but traditional fabrics. Their creative takes on the usual boutineer are fun and playful. They take custom orders so if you have an idea on improving one of their beautiful creations, let them know!

Invitations and Paper Goods

Minted – Minted has every kind of stationary from flat print on flat white to letterpress on pink flowered paper. Every step of customizable down to the exact color of the ink, envelope liners, even word placement. They also can address the envelopes for your so all you have to do is slap on a stamp. As an extra bonus, each design on Minted is created by an individual private designer who submitted their design to Minted. By purchasing through Minted you are supporting the local businesses of independent designers across the country. Many invitation designs also have a matching save the date or ceremony program layout for a cohesive feel from start to finish.

Wedding Paper Divas – Adorable, beautiful, and with lots and lots of options, Wedding Paper Divas is a bit more afforable than Minted but still has a wide array of options and customizable features. Many design suites have an array of wedding paper goods available from save the dates before, ceremony orders during, and thank you notes after.

Bella Figura – With eco friendly paper, vintage and modern designs, and everything from letterpress to foil, Bella Figura has a little bit of everything. They sort by design types like modern, vintage, metallic, beach, etc. making invitations easy to sort through.

Decorations

Shop Sweet Lulu – Shop Sweet Lulu was born out of love of fun colorful boutique party planning materials. They carry everything from paper straws and cake toppers, to mini milk jugs and wedding favors. They carry quality products that are sure to wow your guests. They even do custom orders!

Save On Crafts – Prefect for the DIY bride, Save on Crafts offers discounted craft and crafting materials. Think Michaels but bigger and with better variety.

For Your Party – This site sells every party accessory you can think of from matchboxes and sparkler sleeves to cocktail napkins and drink stirrers. Everything can be personalized with your monogram or wedding hashtag.

Do you have a favorite online resource not listed here? Share in the comments below!

 

30 Ways to Use Pumpkins in your Fall Wedding

What’s more perfectly fall than a pumpkin? The cheerful orange is a perky pick-me-up and it’s shape is playful and fun. Whether you’re thinking of cinderella’s carriage or a pumpkin spice latte, pumpkins are a girls second best friend. They can be used for virtually every aspect of wedding day decor from the ceremony to the reception. Go traditional and make special carved lanterns, or try something new and hand your ring bearer a pumpkin pillow! However you use pumpkins in your big day, it’s sure to add a cheerful playful feel to the festivities.

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Edible Escort Cards

Escort cards can sometimes feel like a waste. Sure they’re cute and carry the theme, but they can get pricy and ultimately, they are only useful from the time it takes guests to find their table. What if escort cards were edible? Guests get a tasty treat and you get to see their happy faces! Who doesn’t love to start a party with a little treat. The fried chicken is our favorite, what’s yours?

Chocolates –  The Knot

Treats and Jam – Martha Stewart Weddings

Cookies and Milk – The Knot Blog

Friend Chicken – Southern Weddings

Mints – The Knot

Macaroons – South Bound Bride

Candy – Marzime Hubpages

Popcorn – Grey Likes Weddings

Fresh bread – Southern Weddings

A Fizzy drink – Deer Pearl Flowers

Rock Candy – Britt+Co

Cup cakes – Style Me Pretty

Cake pops – Brides Magazine

Cookies – Mod Wedding

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Edible Favors

Let’s be honest, we all go to weddings first to see the bride, and second for the food. Why not give guests what they really want (food and a useful favor) and make their take home something they’ll enjoy. These edible favors are deliciously fun and just want everyone wants to take away from the best day ever.

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