fall wedding ideas

Let Mother Nature Decorate Your Fall Wedding

Autumn is a great time to have a wedding! And one of the reasons I am a fan of autumn weddings is that it is so easy to gather items from nature to use in your wedding décor. You can get a lot of “bang for your buck” as the saying goes. For example, something as simple as apples can be turned in to clever décor and cups for beverages. As shown in the collage below, apples can be used [...]

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wedding color ideas

The 10 All-Time Most Popular Wedding Colors

Over the years many wedding color trends have come and gone, but there are 10 colors that have had staying power and I have crowned them … “The 10 All-Time Most Popular Wedding Colors.” And they are . . .Black and White Red White Teal Turquoise Coral Pink Purple Green BlueThese 10 wedding colors have held up over time and brides continue to love them. An advantage of using one of these classic colors is that you will likely be able to find accessories and reception décor more easily than [...]

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wedding planning tips

Five Ways to Use Giant Balloons in Your Wedding Decorations

Balloons! The word can bring up all sorts of memories of days gone by … birthday parties, proms and other festive events! In this blog post the wedding balloon ideas I’ll be sharing are not those that you might remember from childhood birthday parties and high school proms. Instead, I’ll be sharing ways to use giant balloons, which can add a lot of visual appeal to your wedding décor. I will admit that balloons can at first seem like a [...]

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outdoor weddings

Your Outdoor Wedding Reception – What’s Your Style?

Planning your wedding reception can be a daunting task. After all, most engaged couples have not had the experience of planning such a large and important party before. To help with your planning process, I will cover some of the hallmarks of three popular types of outdoor receptions in this post.  At first glance all three may seem to be very similar to each other but there are definite differences in décor and style that really do help create a [...]

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gray wedding colors

Gray Wedding Color – The New Neutral

When thinking of the usual neutral colors seen in wedding palettes, we typically think of white and ivory. Recently another color has gained popularity and gives couples one more option. That color is Gray. The tone of gray can range from a soft blue-gray to a dark, warm charcoal. The color works particularly well for fall and winter weddings. We created collages (shown below) that illustrate how to use gray as one of your wedding colors with Plum, Yellow, Green and [...]

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wedding ideas

Taylor and Andrew’s Rustic Wedding

Two team members at Exclusively Weddings had weddings in 2012. Andrea, who is head of the merchandising team, got married in December and her wedding is featured in a blog post here: Andrea and Chris’ Winter Wedding. Taylor is on the merchandising team at Exclusively Weddings and her June wedding is featured below: – – – – – – – – – – – – – – On a sunny morning in June, Taylor married her true love, Andrew, lakeside at a [...]

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wedding flowers

Your Wedding Theme – Calla Lilies, Sunflowers or Daisies

Most all brides want to create a wedding that is “her own”. One way to do this is to choose a color palette that will be reflected throughout the wedding and reception. Another way to create a signature look for the wedding décor is to choose one particular flower as the centerpiece of the wedding theme. There are lots of flower options but in this blog post I will focus on Calla Lilies, Sunflowers and Daisies. Calla Lilies create an [...]

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