Green Wedding Blog

Aug
27
2014
birch bark wedding vases for woodland DIY wedding flowers
Couples that love the outdoors can capture the spirit of a rustic woodland wedding by using arrangements that mix fresh cultivated flowers (like rice flowers and garden roses) with forest elements such as birch wood and bark. The results are stunning organic arrangements that look as good outside as in their natural environment. Rita Dancyger, Owner of Joan's Flower Shop in...
Aug
26
2014
bride and groom in Tahiti having a green wedding
If you are looking to plan a fabulous green wedding in a tropical setting, a Tahiti destination wedding on the island of Moorea should be at the top of your list. It's not called the “Pearl of the Pacific” for nothing! The Islands of Tahiti are just eight hours from Los Angeles, CA yet they are exotic, authentic, and one of the greatest places on Earth to connect with your loved ones and...
Aug
25
2014
Edible wedding cake topper with images on marshmallows
We've added personalized photo marshmallows to the wedding shop! Eating your wedding photos may not sound appealing, but when they are printed on oversized marshmallows, they can be a fun and delicious dessert or favor! Boomf, a London-based company, transforms your digital pictures from the screen onto all natural, vanilla marshmallows. Present your wedding party with Boomf’s box of nine...
Aug
22
2014
bride with a single magnolia bloom bouquet
Magnolia wedding flowers are striking and simple. In fact, few flowers are as perfect for an eco-friendly southern wedding as beautiful white oversized magnolia blossoms. They are available from March to May, are grown locally, and because of their size you need very few branches to make a big impression.  Simplifying your wedding decor is one way to create an elegant ambiance. When I work...
Aug
21
2014
vegan food available at native foods cafe
Electing to have a vegetarian or vegan wedding menu at your reception doesn’t have to prompt a battle between non-vegans and plant-based foodies at the hors d'oeuvres table. And it definitely doesn’t have to entail a vat of fatty fip (that’s faux dip) with wilted veggies and little to nothing else. Acclaimed chef Steven Petusevsky was formerly the National Director of Creative Food...
Aug
20
2014
InterContinental Playa Bonita Resort and Spa in Panama
When you think of Panama City, you might not think of destination beach weddings - but it is a great place to get married! I recall the exact details of the moment my wife and I got married at the Intercontinental Playa Bonita Resort & Spa on the beach just outside Panama City. It was a beautiful and exciting place where we will be going again for sure. It was the best wedding ever. First...
Aug
19
2014
reuse conserve eco-friendly gift bag wedding favor
Photo Credit: Studio 1923 Photographic Art Finding vendors that reflect your green values can be challenging task, but it is the key to making the green wedding of your dreams a reality. Sometimes, couples can hit a roadblock when looking for vendors, or ensuring the vendor follows through on green products or services. To help you navigate these challenges, here are some tips to find your green...
Aug
18
2014
levels of organic certification explained
What is eco-labeling and how do green certifications help us avoid greenwashing? Sometimes, despite our best efforts, being truly green can be a real challenge. Corporations hungry for our dollars shamelessly market their products as eco-friendly, using vague language (such as “natural,” “plant-based,” or “green”) or suggestive imagery (like a gas-guzzling car cruising next to a fresh green...
Aug
15
2014
bride and groom kissing in the sun flare
  If you are planning an outdoor wedding, follow these simple sun safety tips to maximize wedding guest comfort. There is something so enchanting about an outdoor wedding - the natural scenery, the fresh air, and the moonlit first dance on a freshly cut lawn. We get it. It is those very sentiments that make outdoor weddings one of the top choices for brides of all ages around the world. But...
Aug
14
2014
Jennifer ove hewitt loves mushroom quesadilla with guacamole salsa
Looking for wedding menu ideas loved by celebrities? Coast 2 Coast Catering & Events is a full service Atlanta event company that specializes in customizing menus specific to each bride’s taste. Whether that means gluten-free, vegan, organic or farm-to-table, their heirloom recipes feature the finest and
freshest ingredients, which is why Hollywood stars love them. We asked them to share some...