Bride Ideas Blog

Friday, August 15 2014
When a couple first moves in together, furniture-negotiation and décor debate can get a bit tricky. The truth is that it’s much more than simply choosing 1 of the 2 sofas and merging your art -you're blending two styles, perceptions, previous lives (and apartments). A huge issue that arises is the age old question - How does one pull it off without too much drama, all while keeping your voice heard? Celebrity Interior Designer Kate Lester of  Kate Lester Interiors, has married many a...
Tuesday, July 1 2014
When Isabel and Brian were planning their big day, they agreed that family, friends and an enjoyable day were top priorities. As the couple tied the knot in the charming Mission San Luis Obispo De Toloso, they were surrounded by their valued guests, including the priest from the couple’s home in San Francisco. Sunlight flooded the church, setting Isabel aglow as she walked down the aisle in her open back lace gown. Bouquets in mason jars were peppered throughout the ceremony, alluding to the...
Monday, June 23 2014
To many, Danielle Fishel will forever been known as quirky, adorable Topanga from the classic 90's TV show, Boy Meets World. Her vibrant smile stole the heart's of millions from the very first episode and, during college, she met a man who managed to steal hers. Danielle first crossed paths with Tim in an English class where she overheard him complaining about struggling in math and, despite never having tutored before, offered to help him. Then like a perfectly scripted television show, Tim...
Friday, June 20 2014
In celebration of the passing of Referendum 74, the city of Seattle is opening its arms to engaged LGBTQ couples across the nation. Visit Seattle, a destination marketing organization for King County, has decided to throw not just one over-the-top party, but four, with a national campaign and wedding sweepstakes to encourage out of state couples to wed in Seattle. Beginning July 1, any LGBTQ couple that resides out of Washington state is eligible to win a destination Seattle wedding with...
Saturday, June 14 2014
"It was important that this celebration symbolized who we are, who we were, and who we were going to be as husband and wife". For Rebecca (known to family and friends as Becky) and Billy's wedding, that was the one requirement and every single detail of their day had a purpose. With Billy's loved ones coming from the South and Becky's from New York, the couple decided that the Falkner Winery in Temecula would be the perfect gathering place. Becky payed homeage to the basketball player she once...
Tuesday, June 10 2014
We're head over heels with inspiration for this styled shoot created by the talented team of wedding planner Carmen Fuentes of Expressionary Events, florist Flower Duet, furniture rental by Rrivre Works and photographer Christopher Todd. The setting on Terranea's sprawling lawn overlooking the sparkling Pacific Ocean was a picturesque backdrop to the lush color palette of coral, blush and ivory with pops of teal. Featuring the sharp-dressed male model in Michael Kors first ever collection of...
Monday, June 2 2014
Rachel and Brye's wedding day was one that reflected their upbeat personalities and eclectic style. The outdoor ceremony was held at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa where guests were greeted with spa water and a live guitar player. They witnessed the lovely couple exchange vows underneath a custom chuppah that was decorated with hand-dyed scarves and lanterns overlooking Ojai valley. Immediately following the ceremony, guests made their way to the Hacienda Courtyard where they enjoyed cocktails,...
Saturday, May 31 2014
When it comes to weddings, love is the one common denominator. Every couple has a unique story and every wedding is a little bit different, but they're always coming together to celebrate love. With that in mind, Rosanne Karmes was inspired to create a line for Sydney Evan Jewelry that showcased the beauty of romance with that one very important word.  Over the last decade, celebrities like Lauren Conrad and Jennifer Lopez have fallen head-over-heels for Sydney Evan's Love Collection and...
Monday, May 26 2014
From the day they met, everything about Shannon and Mike's relationship has been out of the ordinary. They first crossed paths at a music festival where Shannon boldly approached Mike, entered her number in his cell phone under "Shannon The Best", and walked away. A friendship immediately blossomed and, over the next year, it transformed into a fairytale romance.  After Mike popped the question, the couple set out to create their dream wedding. Their main inspiration came from a gorgeous...
Sunday, May 18 2014
Women typically have two options when it comes to wedding receptions; bear the pain of dancing in heels or dance barefoot and leave the party with dirty, stepped-on feet. No, thank you! After encountering that dilemma themselves, Eric and Nicki were determined to find a solution and created a product that is finally putting an end to those sad, wedding night toes!  Cinderollies are adorable ballet flats that easily roll up to become portable and discreet. They're comfortable and durable...