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Renaissance Wedding Inspiration Shoot

Photo: Charla Storey

From a glamorous Renaissance-inspired photo shoot to the most amazing proposal pictures, we rounded up some of our favorite blog posts from all over the web.

This wedding inspiration shoot includes everything you'd ever need to throw a Renaissance-themed affair. Borrowing from Botticelli, this photo shoot features beautiful bust statue centerpieces, fresh fruit, and a romantic, empire-waist wedding dress. —Green Wedding Shoes

Thinking of throwing a bohemian summer ceremony? Consider this trendy mustard and blush color palette. These two pretty hues balance each other to create the best combination of soft and rich shades. —

Elegant calligraphy is the prettiest way to add a personal touch to your wedding invites. Here, 10 unique and chic hand-written wedding ideas. —Elizabeth Anne Designs

Want your wedding to be picture perfect (who doesn't!)? Sparkler candles are an instant—and affordable!—way to add excitement to your wedding. These 5 creative ideas will surely light up your big day. —

Just because they're napkins doesn't mean they should be boring! Whether you choose something simple like a ribbon or a more elaborate tabletop accessory like a name tag or tissue flowers, add a little bit of personality to your reception table setting with one of these creative napkin accents. —Brooklyn Bride

We are so excited to finally reveal our final couples for Brides Live Wedding! Who will win our incredible million-dollar wedding at the St. Regis Monarch Beach in Dana Point, CA? Click to see the top three couples and read their amazing stories! —

This bridal shower is cute as a button—literally! From yummy cupcakes topped with buttons to spools of thread repurposed as place cards, this rustic, sewing-themed bridal shower didn't skip any sartorial details. —100 Layer Cake

Don't want to hire a wedding planner? Our guest blogger Ashlan Gorse shares her experience planning a wedding without one, and offers up tips for how to do-it-yourself too. —

Are you addicted to Imgur like we are? The photo-hosting website shared proposal photos that will simultaneously melt your heart and crack you up. —POPSUGAR

From budgeting advice to a planning guide for gay grooms, these three wedding books we love will be trusted advisers throughout the hectic planning process. —

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