Green Wedding Blog

Nov
27
2014
Bride and groom holding a thank you book
If you’re having a Thanksgiving wedding, you’re probably already a fan of the holiday. A holiday that’s all about thanks is the perfect time to get married, to celebrate your happiness and good fortune, and to express your gratitude. You already love the food, the family dinner, the cozy crisp weather, and the spirit of the day. Embrace that spirit by incorporating thankfulness into your...
Nov
26
2014
Wood wedding decor signs
Whether you are planning a rustic country wedding or a seaside affair, wood wedding details can provide wonderful eco-friendly decor elements to your big day. From wood wedding invitations to wood cake toppers, wood provides a natural touch with a beautiful organic feel. But not all wood wedding products are eco-friendly. You need to be on the lookout for products that are contributing to...
Nov
25
2014
Fair trade wedding dress with detachable train
Celia Grace offers stunning fair trade wedding gowns that are perfect for the eco-friendly bride. These ethical gowns feature amazing details, and the 2015 collection is a must see!A Bride With A Social MissionMarcie Muehlke founded Celia Grace when she couldn't find a wedding dress that both matched her style and her passion for sustainability and human rights.  Marcie...
Nov
24
2014
Various desserts
Thanksgiving is as much about food as it is about giving thanks. A holiday of the harvest, Thanksgiving is a notorious expander of the American waistline. I get full just thinking about the turkey, eighteen sides, cornbread, stuffing, and pies. But this is great news for a couple planning a Thanksgiving wedding: you have a readymade menu sitting in your mother’s recipe box! For the creative...
Nov
21
2014
mashed potato martini bar at a wedding
November is one of the busiest and best months to say “I do,” as the fall holiday brings beautiful weather and great times with family and friends. A Thanksgiving inspired wedding is a fun way to capture these and other qualities we love about Thanksgiving. And because so many of the holiday’s traditions are centered on food, your wedding menu is the perfect opportunity to tie in your...
Nov
20
2014
pumpkin vase
Looking for a fast way to spruce up your Thanksgiving dinner table or holiday event? These simple Thanksgiving centerpiece ideas from Anni M. are fast, creative and can be made last minute:When I was planning my wedding, I obsessed over the centerpieces. I wanted them to be artful and interesting. I wanted to give a nod to tradition without being predictable or unoriginal. And I wanted to make...
Nov
19
2014
clear top wedding tents are energy efficient
Depending on the wedding venue you choose, there can be many opportunities to utilize alternative power and reduce your event’s energy footprint. If you are having an outdoor wedding, your energy usage will already be minimal, as you will rely on the sun for light and wind for a cool breeze. If you might experience a cold snap, or expect to party outside well into the evening, consider renting...
Nov
18
2014
DIY Wedding Flower Crown
Have you ever asked yourself, "where can I buy a flower crown?" If so, you might want to consider making your own instead! Your wedding is the outward expression of your creativity, and what better way to show your unique style than a DIY headpiece or floral crown? Such was the inspiration behind the headpiece for the beautiful floral crown (created by Gotham Florist) featured in this styled New...
Nov
17
2014
Couple kissing with sun flare behind them
Choosing the perfect wedding photographer is not just about finding someone in your budget range. To get the best shots of your big day you want to find a professional who understands (and specializes in) the style of photography best suited for your wedding style and taste.Before you start that Pinterest board with all of your favorite wedding photo poses, take a moment to explore the many...
Nov
14
2014
Eco-friendly hemp silk wedding gown
Crystal Miller began sewing when she was five years old sitting at her mother's feet. She loved sewing so much that by middle school she was sewing her own clothing. At the same time, her interest in the environment began to blossom. "I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and watching the clear cutting and destruction of those primeval, majestic forests created a deep sadness in me." It...