New Orleans French Quarter Wedding

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Set in the bustling New Orleans French Quarter, this modern bride and groom show us the vibrant culture of the groom’s hometown and the place that they fell in love. Rich with bright colors and unique design, this New Orleans French Quarter wedding will have you wanting to plan a trip to historic NOLA for a destination wedding of your own. The couple incorporated their shared love of art, local food, music, and DIY projects along the way when planning this beautiful wedding. This wedding was originally featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, so follow the link for the full story. You can also view more images from this New Orleans French Quarter wedding in our Real Weddings Gallery.

Photography: Austin Gros // Dress: Elie Saab // Groom’s Suit: Brooks Brothers // Flowers: Stephen Sonnier of Dunn & Sonnier Flowers // Bridesmaids Dresses: Amsale // Ceremony Venue: Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church // Reception Venue: Antoine’s Restaurant // Paper Goods: Tupelo Honey Design // Cakes: Flour Power Confectionary // Band: Joe Simon’s JazzRockin’ Dopsie Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters // Photobooth: Big Easy Photobooth

08.07.12 /

East Coast Spring Garden Wedding

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This beautiful east coast spring garden wedding is looking to be the perfect inspiration to incorporate all of the pastel spring wedding colors you have been eying. The blush pinks and natural tones bring out such a sweet and genuine quality to this elegant outdoor spring garden wedding. Everything from the lush florals to the creative escort card holder to the adorable little french bulldog makes this wedding a perfect mix of classic wedding elegance with a unique modern touch. Currently planning your wedding for spring? Use this wedding along with a few of our other spring wedding ideas for your own garden wedding inspiration.

Photography: Jen Huang Photography // Venue: The Inn at Fernbrook Farms // Dress: J.Crew // Catering: Joy Allen and Main Street Catering // Shoes: Oscar de la Renta // Invitations: Love Vs. Design // Florals: Viburnum // Band: Kinky Spigot and the Welders // Groom’s Suit: Peter Mankani // Bridesmaids Dresses: Donna Morgan, BHLDN, Badgley Mischka

08.06.12 /

Paradisus

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Paradisus Resorts, Melia Hotels International’s sophisticated and luxurious all-inclusive destination resorts, take romance to a new level by offering a variety of romance options with impeccable taste and style. Whether guests seek a unique honeymoon, a decadent anniversary celebration, or the perfect destination wedding, Paradisus’ romance offerings are designed to satisfy every romantic getaway need..

Amid an ambiance of lush tropical gardens, chic restaurants, lavish suites, divine spas, serene beaches, pristine pools and service fit for royalty, guests of Paradisus Resorts properties in the Dominican Republic and Mexico are treated to an idyllic destination steeped in opulence and romance.

For honeymoons, Paradisus offers the ultimate luxurious setting accommodating a wide range of budgets. Included in every stay are all meals, room service, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and several interactive activities, ranging from scuba diving to sushi making. This means that you know the full cost of their your vacation in advance, eliminating any concerns about overindulging during the trip and unexpected fees at check out. The relaxed atmosphere and gorgeous setting combined with an abundance of activities work well for both the laidback or adventurous honeymooners.
With weddings in mind, Paradisus’ in-house romance specialists are there to assist and coordinate every detail, offering a variety of pre-arranged options including Wish (a complimentary package), Fantasy, Chill-out Chic and Aqua. The specialists tailor each event to perfection, ensuring that all aspects of the, ceremony, reception and honeymoon, run smoothly.

For more information and reservations visit: Romance by Paradisus or call 1.877.276.0872




08.06.12 /

Win an Invitation Suite from Pitbulls and Posies

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Today we have an exciting Once Wed giveaway to share with you from Amber at Pitbulls and Posies. Pitbulls and Posies projects pair letterpress and laser cutting, digital and screen printing, tapestry and metal, and all of her works are custom fit to meet your needs. Amber believes that paper, type, and trim can evoke feeling and set the tone. We couldn’t agree more …  we just love Amber’s work! Today, Pitbulls and Posies is giving away 100 letterpress or digital invites, RSVP cards and envelopes to one lucky Once Wed reader. All you have to do is like us on facebook, and then enter to win–no purchase necessary, it’s really that simple! Be sure to check out more of Amber’s work on her website. The winner will be announced next Friday. Click here to enter now! Good luck!

This contest is closed. Congrats to Emily Finch for winning this invitation suite! We will contact you shortly to claim your prize!

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