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3 Wedding Planning Tips for the Multicultural Couple

{source}   Today's wedding advice comes from California Wedding Planner, Melissa dos Prazeres-Silva of Prazeres Events. Born and raised in Dubai, it's easy to see why this talented wedding planner's specialty is throwing multicultural weddings. Multicultural couples may find themselves overwhelmed when deciding which cultural aspects to include in their wedding. Below are Melissa's 3 essential wedding tips for the multicultural couple: Couples that come from different cultures can celebrate their love in more than one way - whether you're planning one blended wedding or two completely separate weddings, here are some tips that every bride and groom need to keep in mind while planning their multicultural wedding: 1) Communicate Early & Clearly Before letting the families weigh in, the...

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Romantic Lavender Wedding Winter Photo Shoot

Besides bringing you top-quality Spanish lace veils, I love working with like-minded business owners! This month, I had the pleasure of getting to know and collaborating with talented wedding vendors in the area on a styled photo shoot to create a jaw-dropping romantic lavender wedding! A fairy-tale wedding dress with a lace bodice, embellished waistband and full skirt was the perfect compliment to our Juliana Cathedral Length Mantilla Veil. It provided just the right amount of sparkle to compliment the lace and waistband on the dress. We chose to have the mantilla placed at the crown of the head to create a modern yet timeless look. Tufted cream chairs and a rustic farm table flattered the shabby-chic candelabras while lavender...

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How to use emerald for a winter wedding

  1. wedding invitations 2. emerald bridesmaid dress 3. boxwood wreath 4. 5. wedding cake 6. emerald barware Last holiday season, it seems like we were all seeing red when it came to winter weddings. This year, I think emerald green is making a comeback in a big way! This stylish mood board, Emerald Winter Wedding, showcases shades of emerald against rustic elements that are absolutely chic when paired with shimmering golds and brass. The best part about incorporating emerald into your wedding is that it's a cinch! Make green leaves pop in your bridal bouquet when you use flowers in soft shades such as white and ivory. Use real succulents to decorate your cake and impress your thirsty guests...

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3 Reasons a Bride Should Wear a Blusher Veil

  A blusher veil is a classic wedding accessory. It is the smaller portion of the veil that is worn over the face as the bride walks down the aisle and/or during the ceremony. It is designed to be lifted and flipped back to reveal the bride’s face either when the father “gives away” the bride to the groom or at the end of the ceremony when the bride and groom kiss.   If you have been debating whether or not to wear a blusher, here are three good reasons to include it on your wedding day. 1) The Photos Dreamy pictures of the bride walking down the aisle with her face veiled are so ethereal and highly sought-after. Equally...

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Choosing the perfect dress to wear with a Mantilla

photo by Marianne Wilson Photography When it comes to choosing the perfect dress to wear with your mantilla, don't let this style myth keep you from looking your best on your wedding day. The number one style myth about mantillas is that the lace has to be an exact match your dress. The truth is, the lace on your mantilla should compliment your dress. These real brides chose to wear mantillas that weren't an exact match to their dress. Use these images as a as a guide and inspiration for your wedding day! xo, Gloria {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} The best way to know if your mantilla compliments your dress is to try them on together!...

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