Green Wedding Blog

Mar
03
2015
vintage lace and bead floral bridal headbands
If you love the look of vintage bridal headpieces, headbands and hair combs, and want to go green for your wedding style, you will love the newest bridal accessory vendor in the Green Bride Guide shop. Treats For Tresses is a mother/daughter team based in Charleston SC, making one-of-a-kind bridal headpieces from vintage and upcycled materials. The two scour thrift stores,...
Mar
03
2015
A Perfectly Purple Real Green Wedding In Merion Station, Pennsylvania
Lynn Weber and Stefan Zablocki had a green wedding on August 27th, at the Merion Tribute House in Merion Station, Pennsylvania. How They MetLynn and Stefan met for the first time at work, but we were both seeing other people at the time. Lynn was the IT Manager for Skanska and Stefan was working at a construction project in Philadelphia. It wasn't until two years later when another chance...
Mar
02
2015
Rainbow wedding jewelry inspiration board
While some brides like to use a Pantone color palette for their wedding decor inspiration, and others stick to a single core color (like yellow), there are always couples who just don't want to be tied down to a limited color range. These unique individuals know that diversity is the spice of life, and by including every color of the rainbow they create an environment where the sky is...
Feb
27
2015
Bride and groom getting married on the beach in Maui
"Malama o ka aina" means caring for the land in Hawaii, and when it comes to planning a wedding in Hawaii it’s more than a phrase, it’s a way of life and a fundamental belief. If you’re planning a wedding in the Aloha State, you’ll want to be considerate of the land and ocean. After all, you chose Hawaii for its phenomenal scenery, crystal-clear waters, and awe-inspiring environment; the...
Feb
26
2015
Help Brides Against Breast Cancer by purchasing a wedding gown during their 2015
Buy a green wedding gown that also supports a great cause at a BABC trunk show this month! Stops include: New Jersey, Kansas, Illinois, California, Alabama, North Carolina, Florida, Texas and Colorado. Full list of venues below. If you are on the hunt for the perfect designer wedding gown but want to go green, you can have your cake and eat it too by buying a gown for a good cause. Brides...
Feb
25
2015
husband and wife snuggling on the couch
It's easy to keep up your enthusiasm for your marriage over the first few years. Each day is a celebration, and every anniversary is an over-the-top party. It can be hard to keep up the excitement forever, though. By the time you reach your seventh or eighth anniversary, the joy of being with the one you love can blend into the background; your anniversary celebration may turn into nothing more...
Feb
24
2015
A real green recycled and vintage wedding in portland OR
Lane and Jeff Bigsby were married on August 13 at Hoyt Arboretum in Portland, Oregon.Jeff and Lane met on an online dating site after growing tired of the local dating scene in Portland. After one late night date to a local bar, they were nearly inseparable. Jeff appealed to Lane’s good/bad boy image and Lane, well, she was a tall, honest brunette that won Jeff over with all the right...
Feb
23
2015
The Pink And Gold Chevron Digital Wedding Invitation Suite
For eco-friendly couples looking for an easy way to go green and save money, while having stylish wedding stationery, digital invitations are a fabulous option. While there are some good free wedding invitation options, like evite, and some more elegant online options like Paperless Post, if you want the experience of having a truly customized artisanal wedding suite without the environmental...
Feb
20
2015
This Dirty girl scout martini with organic vodka and thin mints is vegan
Okay, okay. We know. There is almost nothing healthy or eco-friendly about girl scout cookies. However, the reality is that the girl scouts and their sweet treats dominate the American cookie market. Many people love them, and a lot of DIY brides want to serve them at their wedding because they are both delicious and nostalgic. So, if you are thinking about incorporating girl scout cookies...
Feb
19
2015
Shitake Mushroom Spring Rolls
Spring is a beautiful time of year to get married, and because so many things are growing, finding locally-sourced organic fruits and vegetable for your spring wedding menu is easy - as long as you pick the right caterer. If you are looking to green your wedding appetizers, entrés or desserts, here are some delicious ideas from Stephen STARR Events & Catering, the exclusive caterer at ...