Sunday, August 30, 2009

Everything Wedding Blog Carnival: #3

Everything Wedding Blog Carnival: #3
Welcome to the 3rd edition of the Everything Wedding Blog Carnival! Our wedding carnival is a monthly blog carnival that showcases outstanding posts about bridal and wedding information from both seasoned and new bloggers throughout the month of August. Various bloggers take turns hosting the carnival to create a wonderful wedding resource that can be enjoyed by everyone. If you would like to host an upcoming edition of the Everything Wedding Blog carnival, send us a note at Thanks and congrats to everyone who was included!

Everything Wedding Blog Carnival: #3This {lovely} Poolside Dessert Table in the Hamptons, designed by the one-and-only Amy Atlas, takes a apple green and taupe color scheme to a breath-taking level.

Add some vibrant and visual delicacy to your wedding table with these citrus and fruit centerpieces found over at Paper Olive.

The Southern Weddings Blog dishes out some table sign inspiration that is sure to have your guests notice every last delicious detail.

Everything Wedding Blog Carnival: #3Abby from Style Me Pretty featured this real wedding back porch nuptial complete with fishing poles and elegant veils. Too cute!

Sonya + Davey's California Farm Wedding lights up Green Wedding Shoes with a collection of colorful flowers to die for.

The Brooklyn Bride showcases the real wedding of Christina + Jack where hanging plants become organic chandeliers in a beautiful bridal background.

Feast your eyes on this Shabby Chick Wedding courtesy of the gals of The Wedding Chicks. Caution: you might just fall in love with the dessert table display!

Everything Wedding Blog Carnival: #3Being the best man at a wedding is a great honor as well as a big responsibility. Thankfully Christy from June Bug Weddings breaks down some best man responsibilities that every wingman should be familiar with.

Before you choose who will capture the moments of your big day, make sure you check out these 25 questions to ask your wedding photographer courtesy of Rachel at the Austin Wedding Blog. Such a huge help!

Katie from Wedding Paper Divas shares 8 wedding dessert ideas ripe with divine presentation and appearance. The Creme brûlée looks delectable!

Ever heard of a master timeline? LA Style Unveiled shares a entertaining story about the aspects of popular bridal timeline details and why a wedding planner can often save the day.

Craig from Cutting Edge DJ gets down to brass tacks regarding the ongoing saga between the iPod vs. the wedding dj. Lots of good info here!

Are you having guests or an audience at your wedding? WedbyKez takes a fresh look at your invited guests and how to make them feel as loved as you are on your wedding day.

Bridelines has a great post that gives some maid of honor advice worthy of sending directly to your MOH to ensure a trouble-free celebration.

So, what wedding gift do you get for the couple that has everything or wants nothing? These tidbits of advice from Gretchen at will get you on the right path and spark some fab ideas.

With six months left until her big day, Relentless Bride shares some dress shopping lessons that will surely help any planning bride-to-be.

The honeymoon shouldn't be all about submitting to the whims of one partner, it should be a "we" thing. The Man Registry weighs in on how to make a "me" list a "we" list. Compromise never felt so good!

Are Cupcakes: Tired or Trendy? Take this poll put together by Khris at DIY Bride and vote whether you think wedding cupcakes are are hit or a miss. You just might be surprised.

Do you know the Five W's of the Wedding Rehearsal? If not, hop on over and read this awesome post by Aletha at Pearls Events Blog and learn these essential elements of a seamless wedding rehearsal.

Every planning bride knows that there is still work to be done AFTER the wedding, and Becky from the Weddingistas gives a good outline of what is traditionally expected from the married couple when returning home from the honeymoon.

Amanda from SwoonOverIt shows how any couple can involve their beloved pets in a wedding without sacrificing an ounce of beauty or stress. They can even accent your theme!

These 4 key factors for choosing music for your wedding processional from Dave at Wedding Music Unveiled discusses ceremony details affecting how long your processional needs to be and how to plan accordingly. Wedding paper divas coupon codes online.

Brush up on your Rehearsal Dinner Etiquette courtesy of Bridella. This is a helpful outline of rehearsal dinner etiquette questions all couples should read.

This list of Top 10 Over-Played Wedding Songs put together by Groom Stand is a classic tribute to those melodies and tunes that seem to pop up at every wedding. Yes, the Electric Slide is included.

Always a bridesmaid helps brides to answer the question, "Where are the envelopes going to go?” These beautiful money box ideas keep this fiscal scenario classy and in line with your wedding decor.

Ever wonder Which leg gets the wedding garter? Julianne Smith lays it all out on her blog to make sure you put your best foot forward.

Everything Wedding Blog Carnival: #3OnceWed takes the time to show us a step-by-step process of making DIY Vintage Book Wedding Table Numbers that can be implemented into your overall wedding theme to spice up that tablescape flair.

Christina from Intimate Weddings shows us how to create these DIY hanging flower mason jar baskets that allow you to add a homemade touch to your wedding flower decor. {Swoon!}

Some people are just too creative! Take for instance these Save the Date cards made from recycled cereal boxes brought to life by Sara at Offbeat Bride. Too cool!

Everything Wedding Blog Carnival: #3If your looking for a Mad Men vibe for your groomsmen, look no further than Miss Chick's post over at Wedding Bee that features the hippest styles for this exact theme. Love it!

We absolutely love these Hand-painted wedding invitations shared by the uber-talented Krisy of Momental Designs. This post explains the painting process and gives a peek into the world of how each and every invite at Momental Designs has been hand-painted since 2003!

If a traditional wedding isn't your style, Silvia at the Beau-Coup blog serves up some awesome examples of Rock 'n Roll Wedding Themes that will dare to inspire any bride to do a little something on the edgier side.

The lovely Kelly Oshiro tempts your tastebuds as much as your eyes with her delish Red & Blueberries inspiration board that would perfectly compliment any splendid farm wedding motif.

These eye-catching and stylish Wedding Thank You Notes from Jaime at It's a Jaime Thing motivate and inspire you to take an invigorating look at the task of sending out your thank you blessings.

What list would be complete without a Moroccan Wedding inspiration board! Brenda nails this savvy international theme on Brenda's Wedding Blog by creating this gorgeous template of vivid and soft hued colors.

You'll love the romantic, feminine, sexy, and defiant collection of Marie Antoinette inspired bridal gowns collected by Jessica at A Foxy Wedding. Each an everyone oozes with smart sophistication!

Chrissy from The Perfect Palette takes the layout of a log cabin wedding and brightens it up with her latte and shades of yellow inspiration board. I can't stop staring at the picture-perfect lemon sorbet treats!

Express yourself with colors on your wedding day by visiting this Thoughtfully Simple blog post that lists the specific meanings or symbolism of each possible color you might choose. Truly interesting!

Liene from Think Splendid takes the time to blog about The day Martha Stewart Emailed and explains how a little unexpected compliment can go a long way! Absolutely inspiring!

Everything Wedding Blog Carnival: #3Mindy Howard, Founder and Chief Twit at, has created this wonderful resource that absolutely caters to every planning bride-to-be. Check it out!

If you haven't checked out Bridal Tweet you are truly missing out. This wedding community is growing fast with over +3,000 brides, wedding vendors, & wedding bloggers contributing and sharing to create a great bridal hub!

We love the fact that Broke Ass Bride has created the newly launched Bride$hare! This social site was specifically created to help you to save some major money and time by inspiring trading and sharing amongst it's bridal members. Awesome!

There is so much great info and advice found over at The Wedding Planning Audiocast! From wedding outlines, to bridal fashion, this site has got you covered. Break out those headphones and plug into some professional expert opinions!

Everything Wedding Blog Carnival: #3
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  1. Whoa that's a lot of great wedding info! Found a few new blogs to follow also. Thanks!

  2. Thanks so much for including our latte and shades of yellow inspiration board! We're thrilled to be included in this incredible collection of wedding resources! -Chrissy from the Perfect Palette

  3. Great list! Will be sharing this with our brides for sure!

  4. Thank you so so so much for mentioning us! This is a great plethora of information!

  5. Wonderful roundup and a great mix of topics. Looking forward to next months!

  6. eeeek!! Thanks so much for including my article "Wedding Gift Ideas for the Couple who has Everything or Wants Nothing," in this edition of Blog Carnival!!

    You guys totally rock!!

  7. Thank you so much for mentioning "It's A Jaime Thing" and adding a lil' link love, what an honor to be included on such a wonderful list of inspiration from around the web!

  8. Thanks so much for including our DIY flowers in hanging mason jar tutorial! What a great list o' links!

  9. Many thanks for including Thoughtfully Simple in your Bride Guide! We are in great company, many sites with fabulous wedding information!

  10. Ooooh I know so many of you chosen. Congrats to you all. You deserve it!

  11. Thank you for recognizing the Wedding Planning Audiocast and our shows.

  12. These are excellent wedding resources! Great job. I would like to mention a great site for wedding favors and bridal favors to add to the list...

    seriously nice favors!

  13. I just stumbled upon your blog and I'm really glad I did!! Great info and I love your twitter tweets! You've got a new follower! Thank you

  14. Thanks so much for including Green Wedding Shoes in your list!

  15. Thanks for including SWOONOVERIT - we're honored to be on there!


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