something old, something new

Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue: Our Suggestions

Here at Exclusively Weddings, this is one tradition that we just love. Now, we don’t want to add anything to your already very long pre-wedding to-do list, so here are a few easy suggestions to make sure you are prepped with something old, new, borrowed and blue on your big day: Old: A Family Accessory Since borrowing your mom or grandmother’s entire dress might be out of the question (shoulder pads anyone?!), a hand-me-down hair piece or stunning antique bracelet is [...]

bachelorette party ideas

Your Bachelorette Weekend: Let the Good Times Roll

Your RSVPs are starting to appear in the mail and final wedding planning preparations are taking place – so that can only mean one thing: Bachelorette Party Season is finally heating up! So here at Exclusively Weddings, we’ve curated a few bachelorette-centric accessories that every #bridetribe needs in order to pull off a fantastic weekend of fun and celebration – don’t forget, this is your last fling before the ring, so make it count! Lookin’ Hot on the Beach If you’re like [...]

Groomsmen Gift Ideas

Groomsmen Gifts They’ll Really Love (and use!)

Picking out groomsmen gifts is not an easy task. What do you get for your brother, your best friend since 2nd grade or your college roommate who has been through all of the highs and lows with you? Even worse, if you’re the hide-your-emotions-anti-sentimental type, how do you possibly express all of your gratitude in one gift? We’re here with a few ideas to help out all of the hubbies-to-be: When in Doubt, Stick to Barware If it involves alcohol, chances are [...]


Our Favorite Wedding Trends Making an Appearance in 2018

With the first day of spring behind us, wedding season is officially upon us! And as always, we’ve been sifting through the latest new trends to bring you our favorite ideas and tips for your big day!  Honeymoon Funds Okay, let’s face it. These days, most couples live together long before they say “I Do!” (sorry Grandma). So, the need for a brand-new blender or set of wine glasses may be a bit unnecessary since you probably already have these in [...]

Moscow mule recipe

The Secret to a Perfect Moscow Mule Cocktail

Even though the Moscow Mule cocktail first became popular in the 1940s and was the “it drink” for many years, it eventually lost its popularity. However, the Moscow Mule has made a comeback in a big way! Soooo, you may be wondering  what’s the “secret” that is mentioned in my title. Well here it is… The “secret” to making the perfect Moscow Mule is the copper mug that has been associated with the cocktail since its inception. While the Moscow Mule is a delicious [...]

wedding photo ideas

Five Wedding Photo Ideas You Don’t Want to Miss

Your wedding photos will be treasured mementos of your wedding day for the rest of your life.  In most cases, your photographer will chronicle the day and you’ll have a photo of just about every detail as it unfolded. Some photographers do staged “fun” shots of the couple and/or bridesmaids. but I wonder how much those shots will really be treasured. To be honest, some can look a bit “cheesy” and they take a lot of time to organize, [...]

wedding ideas

Five Fresh Ideas for Using Ribbon Streamers at Your Wedding

Decorating with ribbon is a relatively easy way to add lots of pizzazz to your wedding ceremony and reception. In this post I will share some ideas you may not have seen before. I won’t be talking about using ribbon on bouquets, aisle markers or on little boxes for your wedding favors … you probably know about that already! I will focus on five fresh ideas for using ribbon streamers for:Ceremony Backdrop Ceremony and/or Reception Chairs Reception Ceiling Décor Reception Table RunnersWedding BalloonsCeremony [...]