Blogger's Potluck Roundup

Wedding Style & Decor

Rohanna Mertens

The bloggers who attended our potluck lunch this week had some great tidbits to share with us, and now we're sharing them with you!

Xochitl Gonzalez and Mayra Castillo from Always a Bridesmaid shared their "Sexy 10!" list. Aside from the wonderfully provocative title, this list of "things that rate high on the sexy scale" includes Alex Woo jewelry and boudoir photos. Check out the full list.

Brooklyn Bride's Vané discovered some very unique porcelain cake toppers, featuring squirrel brides and giraffe grooms. These are great for adding just the right touch of whimsy to your cake.

Emily from Eco Chic Weddings shared her tips for incorporating health and wellness into your life, for the wedding and beyond. Some of her ideas include planning "active honeymoons" and taking couple's yoga classes.

From I Will to I Do's Anne Chertoff confessed her love for pigs in a blanket. She recommends them for both causal and fancy affairs. Just don't make the mistake of serving them with fancy mustard. She takes a passionate deli-mustard-only stance!

From Jaime of It's a Jaime Thing: If you're looking for a sexy, fun bathing suit for your honeymoon, think retro! This style can look great on lots of different body types.

From Margit Detwiler of Nearly Wed: No wedding guest list is complete without that last minute, long lost cousin your mother insists on inviting. But what if that cousin was a professional break dancer from Tasmania, and your reception space had no dance floor? You'd probably make room for one more, just like Margit did!

Perfect Bound's Anne asks, "Would you be so bold to accessorize with a black scarf, instead of a veil?" When you see how Katie Holmes accessorizes her vintage Lanvin ivory strapless gown for an event, you might be inspired to try it.

Wedding Bee's Bee Kim demonstrated The Gocco, a screen printing machine that is catching on. You can use it to create personalized, professional looking save the dates, invitations and more.

Christine Boulton of the Wedding Dish dishes on how the DIY trend is not only for the budget minded bride. It's also a way for brides to personalize the wedding. She also makes a case for why wedding service providers should also embrace the trend. —Tracy Guyton

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