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7 Things I Would Have Done Differently to Make My Wedding More Sustainable

7 Things I Would Have Done Differently to Make My Wedding More Sustainable

I was married in 2015 in a beautiful, multi-cultural wedding that I spent almost 2 years planning.  It was truly the happiest day of my life…so cliché but true!  There were so many components to create the fairy tale wedding theme combined with multicultural traditions.  It was also a rather stressful and exhausting day – but I loved it.  My wedding was a two day event – it was impossible to fit so many traditions and ceremonies into one day!  First day was a Cambodian ceremony (5 hours long) and a Chinese Tea Ceremony (about an hour).   Day 2 was...

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Best Colors for Your 2021 Spring Summer Wedding

Best Colors for Your 2021 Spring Summer Wedding

Need help deciding on color themes for your gorgeous day?   There are sooo many combos to choose from and it can make your head spin.  If you're planning on a spring or summer wedding, I've got a few tips that will hopefully spark some inspiration for you.     PURPLE Purple hues are making a comeback.  Violets, lilac and lavenders have always been popular for good reason!  It’s a timeless choice for weddings and easy to incorporate into so many things.   You don’t need to stick to one specific tone.  Play with different hues of purple and don’t be afraid to mix...

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How to Plan an Eco-friendly Wedding on a Budget

How to Plan an Eco-friendly Wedding on a Budget

We all know that planning a wedding is one of the most stressful things to do in life.  It can be expensive, time consuming and wasteful.  When we add eco-friendly to the mix, you might think it’s going to cost more, but it doesn’t have to be!  Here are some ways to lighten the stress on the planet and your wallet.  Weddings are all about the outdoors this year.   Backyard weddings are trending hard and the most affordable option and easily available.  Also consider parks or community centers if your backyard is limited in space.         Go with...

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How to Plan a Sustainable Wedding

How to Plan a Sustainable Wedding

The wedding industry definitely needs to lighten its carbon footprint.  It’s quite wasteful and expensive in general, but it doesn’t need to be.  More couples are becoming eco-conscious and with that said....so are wedding vendors and venues in terms of their options.  Times are definitely changing.   Let’s live a little lighter and reduce some stress on you, the planet and your wallet!   Here are few ways that you can plan an eco-friendly and sustainable day to remember.        PRINTED ITEMS 1.  Invitations Let’s go digital. From e-bills to e-books, things are trending paperless now.  So why not do the...

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