Macy’s Monique Lhuillier Sweepstakes

Still searching for your deam wedding dress? Macy’s Wedding Registry wants to make your dress dreams come true with the Monique Lhuillier Sweepstakes! One lucky bride will win an amazing trip for 2 to Chicago and a $5,000 gift certificate to spend on a wedding dress at Macy’s Bridal Salon on State Street! The lucky winner will also receive a Monique Lhuillier Waterford china, stemware and flatware set for 8 in the pattern of her choice! Win a chance  A classically graceful collection, Monique Lhuillier’s Waterford pieces exemplify expert craftsmanship with a designer’s touch.

Entry is simple! Just click here or text DRESS to MACYS (62297)!

And that’s not all! Macy’s is giving away to one Once Wed reader an Emeril by All-Clad 12 PC Stainless Steel set. Yes, the entire 12 piece set! For a chance to win leave a comment below. Good Luck!

10.19.12 / Featured, New Sponsor Blog

Outdoor Wedding Ideas With Some Sparkle

I’m all about a little bit of sparkle in weddings lately, so this beautiful shoot via Jen Huang’s Sonoma Workshop caught my eye. I think it’s easy to associate anything sparkle with fancy, which is definitely true in some cases, but not always. Everything about this inspiration shoot feels approachable and understated, but still very elegant and timeless. The sparkle is delicate enough where it complements the organic details quite nicely…

Photography: Jen Huang // Venue: Private Estate, Sonoma // Dress: Jenny Packham via Gabriella New York // Hair & Makeup: Jess Wilcox // Bouquet & Arrangement: Fleurs de Fallon // Stationery: Velvet Raptor and Fat Orange Cat Studio // Featured on: Grey Likes Weddings

10.18.12 / Featured, Wedding Ideas Blog

Romantic Parisian Wedding

Do you remember Nicole and Thomas, the beautiful couple from our elegant Virginia wedding a few months ago? Elisa B. Photography had the privilege of photographing them the other month while she was in Paris and sent over their lovely session for us to enjoy. Since the bride’s original wedding dress was still being cleaned in the States, they were able to borrow a few gorgeous gowns and veils from Delphine Manivet to make this shoot complete. In case you missed viewing the photos from their wedding in Virginia, you can view the full gallery here. We also have more images from this romantic Parisian wedding shoot in our real weddings gallery.

Photography: Elisa B. Photography // Gowns and Veils: Delphine Manivet

10.17.12 / Featured, Real Weddings Blog

Outdoor Wedding By The River

Greenery running down the table, delicate flowers encased in glass globes, and hints of gold throughout…all the makings of a beautiful outdoor wedding!

Photography: Heather Nan Photography // Concept & Editorial: Utah Bride Blog // Styling & Event Design/Production: Mood Events //Floral Design: Honey of a Thousand Flowers: Sarah Winward // Invitation & Paper Arts: Polka Dots & Daisies // Catering: Brown Brothers // Cake: One Sweet Slice // Makeup & Hair: Enizio // Bridal Gown: Alta Moda Bridal // Jewelry & Bride’s ring: Katie Waltman // Lounge Furniture, Dinnerware, & Other Rentals: Diamond Rentals // Ghost Chairs: RSVP Rentals // Linens: Wildflower Linen // Also seen on Inspired By This

10.15.12 / Featured, Wedding Ideas Blog