A Wedding Like No Other: Inspiration for Creating a Unique, Personal, and Unforgettable Celebration
by Peggy Post
Destination weddings planned in exotic locales, intimate weddings organized on a shoestring budget, full-scale galas with guests from all over the globe...In "A Wedding Like No Other," read the stories of some of the most incredible, romantic ceremonies and receptions collected by the wedding etiquette experts at the Emily Post Institute. Each story is followed by a short advice section, offering insights and general wisdom on a large variety of topics from picking the venue to selecting the menu.
Bouquet Chic : Wedding Flowers for More Than 160 Romantic Looks
by Kimberly Aurora Kapur
Why settle for a same-old, same-old wedding bouquet that matches the tablecloths at the catering hall? With a few key techniques, some fresh flowers, and "Bouquet Chic," any bride can create her own magnificent wedding bouquet that makes a truly personal statement. Author Kimberly Aurora Kapur urges readers to be inspired by the bride's gown and jewelry, sleek contemporary looks for both flowers and embellishments, the location of the wedding, and unique color choices.
Do It for Le$$! Weddings : How to Create Your Dream Wedding Without Breaking the Bank
by Denise Vivaldo
Weddings cost an average of $27,000 (2007 national average). "Do-It-for-Less! Weddings" is an answer to that nightmare (and pre-marital debt) - a practical guide for brides- and grooms-to-be, showing them how to design and plan a lavish wedding on a tight budget. Vivaldo offers tried-and-true tricks of the catering and event-planning trades and shows readers how to save thousands of dollars while creating the wedding of their dreams.
iDo : Planning Your Wedding with Nothing But 'Net
by Christa Terry
From venues to videographers, from bouquets to boutonnieres, Christa Terry has put together a treasure trove of resources that give you the freedom to plan a wedding from anywhere, at any time, using your computer.With all the choices out there, planning a wedding has never been more complicated. Let iDo be your guide to simplifying your wedding with just a click of the mouse. Have the wedding of your dreams...all you lose is the stress.
Makeup Makeovers - Weddings : Stunning Looks for the Entire Bridal Party
by Robert Jones
This book is a full-color guide to applying wedding makeup, with stunning before-and-after pictures of regular women throughout. It is highly instructional and does not just show model perfect women; instead, it focuses on the girl next door, your best friend and you. "Makeup Makeovers: Weddings" features special makeup techniques for morning, midday, afternoon and evening weddings. There are also chapters on more makeup tricks for wedding photos, and, of course, makeup for bridesmaids and matrons of honor.
Occupational Therapy for the Wedding: Sessions for Your Sanity and Survival
by Ellyn Gamberg
"Occasional Therapy for The Wedding" helps brides, grooms and their families to take an active role in managing the stress and anxiety that often comes along with planning a wedding: arguments and family disputes, unsolicited help and advice; different backgrounds and traditions, commitment issues, and divorced and estranged parents. The book provides exercises and strategies that allow readers to take an active role in managing the stress and anxiety that often accompany this joyous event. By learning to recognize stress, resolve conflicts, communicate clearly, and draw boundaries, the book helps all involved not only survive the wedding, but enjoy it.
Offbeat Bride: Taffeta-Free Alternatives for Independent Brides
by Ariel Meadow Stallings
Ariel Meadow Stallings found herself absolutely exhausted with the nuances of traditional nuptials. So she chose to take a walk off the beaten aisle and embrace the non-traditional bride within. Through trial and error, Ariel and her fiancée managed to crank out a budget wedding with all-night dancing, guests toasting champagne in mismatched mugs, gorgeous gardens, no monogrammed napkins, no garter and no bridesmaids. Shortly after her matrimony, Ariel began searching for other brides whose ceremonies defied age-old tradition and reflected who they are. From there, she developed the idea for a guide for the offbeat couple.
The Bride's Survival Guide : 150 Mistakes You Should Avoid to Ensure the Perfect Wedding
by Sharon Naylor
Everyone knows how overwhelming planning a wedding can be - so, what's a bride-to-be to do? It's much easier to learn what not to do, and let everything fall into place for a lovely, unforgettable wedding. This guide tells women what not to do with plenty of etiquette and money-saving tips. Each entry is ranked with an icon, such as major catastrophe or money-waster. This book advises on entertainment, wardrobe, toasts, décor, locations, family, guests, budget, vendors, wedding party, and more.
The DIY Bride: 40 Fun Projects for Your Ultimate One of a Kind Wedding
by Khris Cochran
From choosing a delicious menu to assembling the guest list, hundreds of details go into planning a successful wedding. "The DIY Bride" helps brides put their stamp on the big day without breaking the bank. Written by the creator of the number one Web site for wedding crafts, DIYBride.com, this guide showcases unique, easy-to-do craft projects that range from beautiful handmade announcements and invitations to personalized favors and more.
The Knot Book of Wedding Lists
by Carley Roney
"The Knot Book of Wedding Lists" distills all the great information from The Knot and crafts it into useful, organized lists that will eliminate the stress and make planning a wedding as simple as checking off boxes. It covers all your planning details for the big day in an easy, organized format, including: planning timelines; contract checklists; vendor to-do lists; questions to ask the site manager, photographer, florist, and others; bridesmaid duties; shopping lists; wedding-day to-do lists; reception schedules and much more.
The Knot Guide to Destination Weddings
by Carley Roney
Whether on a Caribbean beach or in the Italian countryside, more and more couples throw their weddings far from home. In "The Knot Guide to Destination Weddings," Carley Roney and JoAnn Gregoli break down the unique process of planning from afar--from deciding on your destination to whether or not you should fly in your officiant--and all the legal and practical considerations in between.
The Wedding Book : The Big Book for Your Big Day
by Mindy Weiss
For couples with small and large budgets alike, weddings have become extremely complex. How to make one's way through the labyrinth? "The Wedding Book" is a planner in a book--it includes timelines and checklists; information on wedding gowns and groomswear; stationery options and etiquette; budget planning; flowers and table settings; ceremony and vows; honeymoon planning; rehearsal dinner strategy; picking the right bridesmaids; and much more.
Wedding Chic: 1,001 Ideas for Every Moment of Your Celebration
by Colin Cowie
In Colin Cowie's "Wedding Chic," he shows how to weave a thread of style throughout your celebration, from determining the overall feeling and mood to the smallest and most personal details of the event. Following inspirational introductions from Colin about every part of your celebration, each detail is captured with magnificent photographs.
by Antonia Swinson
"Wedding Flowers" is an inspiring visual reference for any couple planning a wedding. A flower-matching chart suggests winning combinations of elements from the book. "Wedding Flowers" makes a creative springboard from which you can plan the look of your whole day.