Using your wedding location as the inspiration for your invitation is logical, practical, and offers plenty of design options. Play up one of the venue's architectural or landscape features, or choose colors, fonts, and motifs that capture the vibe of the space.
Blush pinks and sheer neutrals are perennially appropriate choices for a wedding day manicure, but if you want something more statement-making on your fingers and toes, go for one of these 26 nail polish colors—the darker, richer tones are perfect for winter. We've also included some of our top tips for winter nailcare.
As you shop for shoes to go with your gown, heel height and cost should be your primary qualifiers. Problem is, there are hundreds of styles to choose from. So even if you've already narrowed your choices to ladylike satin pumps (or fabulously glitzy stilettos), it's helpful when, ahem, someone does the shopping for you first.
Go ahead and show that inspiration folder full of beautiful photos to your florist—but don't be surprised when you're told that your dream arrangements will cost at least $300 per table to pull off. There's no getting around the fact that high-quality design never comes cheap, but the majority of the ideas featured here can actually be created for much less. So share our tips with your florist and start brainstorming!
Sending save-the-dates is a courteous gesture your guests will appreciate, especially if they need time to hunt down bargain airfare. A compelling design builds anticipation for your event—luckily, there are plenty of truly unique options in every price range.