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50 Wedding Websites You Can't Live Without


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Details & Decorations

1. etsy.com We hit Etsy every day, looking for new handcrafted goodness from its more than 400,000 artisans. Wedding finds range from custom cake toppers to tree-bark table numbers.

2. threepotatofourshop.com No need to scour flea markets for old apothecary bottles. The site has plenty of vintage items you can buy in multiples, with regularly updated inventory.

3. creamcityribbon.com The 60-plus styles of natural cotton ribbon will brighten up anything they touch.
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4. spoonflower.com Yes, you can create personalized fabric for your party. All you have to do is upload an image (or search among the catalog of designs).

5. save-on-crafts.com Dirt-cheap essentials for big DIY projects? Bring it. Blackboards, cotton pouches, burlap—everything you need is right here.

6. impressrubberstamps.com One $7 stamp can work wonders on an invitation, menu, favor bag—practically anything with a flat surface (your man's abs?). P.S.: The site sells stickers, ink pads, and punches, too.

7. jamaligarden.com Yay for decorative goodies like feathers, seashells, beaded napkin rings, and lights—all at wholesale prices.
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8. foryourparty.com Want to put your faces on a book of matches? Need monogrammed napkins, place cards, or coasters? You'll find personalized details galore at way-affordable prices.

9. classicpartyrentals.com This is the go-to spot for rental linens, place settings, tents, even craps tables and tiki torches.

10. lunabazaar.com Looking for paper lanterns? This site's got 'em in every shape, size, color, and pattern imaginable. It also has easy-on-the-wallet parasols, hand fans, and votive holders. Who said decking out a party space is pricey?
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Gifts & Favors

11. navyandlavender.com Search for cute favors by season and theme. Love that daisy-shaped cookie cutter!
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12. dogeared.com The ultimate bridesmaids' gift: delicate, affordable charm necklaces they'll wear again and again.

13. jimeale.com From polka-dot totes to striped cosmetics cases, these right-priced accessories will be a hit with your girls.
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14. fontainemaury.com Get personalized prezzies at this monogram-everything store.
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15. 20x200.com This site connects present seekers with artists and sells prints starting at just $20 a pop.
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16. glassybaby.com This company offers hand-blown votives in 400-plus colors and donates part of its sales to cancer care (more than $500K so far!).

17. momastore.org Pick up quirky gifts like artsy scarves (for your bridesmaids) and portable space-age speakers (for his buds).

18. rollingpinproductions.com A yummy idea: Send guests home with individually wrapped cookies customized to your party theme.

19. tribalsociete.com Heart ethnic jewelry? You'll love these vibrant pieces, handmade by artisans around the world. (There are sarongs and sandals, too!) A portion of all proceeds goes to the Global Fund for Women.

20. beau-coup.com Brownie pops! Luggage tags! Candy jars! If you can imagine it, you'll probably find it at this one-stop favor shop. Check out celeb planner Colin Cowie's boutique, which showcases his fave picks.
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Flowers

21. bridesign.com We're mad for its wedding-in-a-box packaging. The bouquets, boutonnieres, and centerpieces we ordered arrived in pristine, big day-ready condition.

22. amysorchids.com There's no such thing as orchid overload. This site imports more than 60 varieties from Thailand; you can buy them in natural colors or unusual dyed hues (bright orange, turquoise).

23. growersbox.com This bride-friendly company lets you order arranged flowers or bulk blooms—great for DIYers.

24. nettletonhollow.com Along with flowers, you'll find an assortment of branches, grasses, pods, and foliage. All are perfect for creating unusual arrangements or adding texture to any floral centerpiece.

25. thecrimsonpoppy.com Paper flowers that look as jaw-droppingly gorgeous as Mother Nature's own: Artist Jenny Jafek-Jones handcrafts everything from "rose petal" confetti to poppy bouquets you can (really) keep forever.

26. fancyflorist.com Carnations, mums, jasmine—you'll find garlands aplenty on this site, which specializes in floral decor and Hindu weddings.

27. fiftyflowers.com There's a mind-blowing variety of flower options here (50,000 choices!). You can search by color, season, and bloom type. And the prices? Amazing.

28. afloral.com Doing your own flowers? Get thee to this http now. Afloral.com has tools, floral foam, bouquet holders—everything you need to assemble your arrangements.

29. frittsrosenow.com Mini-sailboats, teeny guitars: Give him a boutonniere that will make him smile. (Or get even more creative with a custom order!)

30. globalrose.com Want to pretty up your party with the wedding flower? Search no further than Globalrose, which has more than 75 varieties of this traditional bloom—some in nontraditional colors (green!). Not into roses? There are tons of other beautiful blossoms.


Paper Goods

31. weddingpaperdivas.com The selection of stylish invitations and save-the-dates is practically infinite; preview personalized touches instantly.
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32. hellolucky.com This hip spot offers digital printing, but its real specialty is an enormous catalog of fun, cost-conscious letterpress invites.
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33. cocodot.com Elegant electronic invites for the engagement party or bridal shower? We'd totally click that.

34. myownlabels.com Create labels for tags, place cards, and escort cards for as little as 15 cents each.

35. smockpaper.com The very first print shop to offer elegant letterpress invites and tags on luxury bamboo paper also donates 1 percent of its sales to environmental causes.
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36. mountaincow.com DIY newbies rejoice: This stationery site's printable invites are cute, modern, and way easy to make. (Just download Mountaincow's super-helpful software.)
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37. papyrusonline.com Along with guest books and invitations, Papyrus is a primo spot for picking up those ever-important thank-you cards.

38. minted.com Want to have fun with your wedding stationery? Tell the story of how you met with customizable fold-out save-the-dates.

39. nightowlpapergoods.com Folksy and chic aren't words typically used in the same sentence, but the unique wooden wedding suites you'll find here are both.
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40. paper-source.com With more than 40 colors and 10 size options to choose among, you'll find creating your dream invitation suite a breeze. The blog and the how-to videos are full of fab DIY ideas and tips.
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Accessories & Extras

41. jenniferbehr.com Celebs like Rihanna and Natalie Portman adore Behr's Swarovski-encrusted and silk-organza headpieces. You will, too.
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42. saragabriel.com Can't decide what to wear for a headpiece? Use the Personal Style Search feature to scour the extensive collection of handmade and customizable veils.

43. spanx.com Type "bridal" in the site's search box and Spanx will tell you exactly what type of shapewear works with your gown's silhouette.

44. journelle.com La Perla bras, Hanky Panky undies—hit this spot if you want to pick up something sexy for your wedding night.
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45. tejani.com Founder Urvi Prunier's Indian heritage is evident in every high-sparkle handbag and piece of jewelry on this bride-geared site.
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46. azaara.com Add pizzazz to your big-day ensemble with filigree earrings, beaded bangles, and oversize rings.
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47. swarovski.com You want bling? From handbags to statement necklaces, everything Swarovski sells is covered in those famous crystals.

48. charmandchain.com Browse wow-worthy options for every budget on this giant jewelry site.
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49. ninashoes.com We are officially obsessed: Along with ready-made options, Nina lets you design custom shoes.
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50. myglassslipper.com So over picking through the scarce wedding-shoe choices on most sites? This megastore has more than 250 OMG options from coveted designer brands like Badgley Mischka, as well as tons of affordable picks. (Psst: It has handbags, too!)

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Sweet Tweets


@DAILYCANDY Get a dose of out-of-the-box gift ideas every day.
@FAVORIDEAS Stumped on what to get your guests? Find answers here.
@UNCOMMONGOODS Offbeat presents for your bridesmaids and groomsmen.

@MINDYWEISS Tips from Nicole Richie and Joel Madden's wedding planner.
@100LAYERCAKE Keep up with this popular blog and its wedding marketplace.
@RUFFLEDBLOG Good old vintage-themed reception ideas.

@YESPLEASEDESIGN Obsessed with succulents? So is this creative L.A.-based designer.
@POPPIESPOSIES Frequent tweets, plus whimsical, romantic floral ideas.
@BLOSSOMBRANCH Lots of links to Blossom and Branch's wedding galleries.

@BEAUTIFULPAPER Adorable finds from the ultimate paper blog.
@JEFFRUDELL The inventive paper artist shares inspiration and DIY ideas.
@BELLAFIGURA Eco-chic stationery tips galore!

@LOUBOUTINWORLD Pointers from the staffers at Christian Louboutin.
@RZRACHELZOE Ask the celeb stylist for dress tips.
@BHLDN Scout new stuff from Anthropologie's sister bridal store.

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