Day Merrill and her husband had a simple mission: to plan a fun socially-conscious wedding for 90+ guests on a $12,000 budget (including their honeymoon). They pulled it off in style and were thrilled with the results.
Here is what they did:
An Ethical Ring
If you want to buy a wedding gown for a cause this month, Brides Against Breast Cancer might be in your area! Here is their November 2014 trunk show line up, dates and locations:
When you think of getting an eco-friendly wedding dress, you might not be thinking about renting a wedding gown – but buying or borrowing a pre-owned gown is definitely worth consideration. With approximately 2.7 million weddings in the United States annually, it’s no secret the production of wedding gowns— which are typically worn only once—has quite an impact on the planet. Heightened environmental consciousness, coupled with the high price tag of designer gowns, is leading more brides to consider alternative options like wedding gown rental.
Got enough “stuff”? Then the perfect gift for you is an experience! More and more people are realizing that more clothes, electronics, and other goodies just don’t provide the same happiness as new experiences and the memories they bring. What makes a great experiential gift? Read on to find out!
Lindsay Bray Pope and Jeffrey Eric Dahlberg had an eco-friendly wedding on April 17th at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. The couple met in San Diego when Lindsay was in law school and Jeff was in the navy.
All flowers have symbolic meaning and, before you plan your wedding bouquet, you might want to know what each bloom represents!
If you are looking for a colorful, affordable, custom-made eco-couture wedding gown the designs of Chrissy Wai-Ching will sweep you off your feet. Her latest collection weaves together her delicate sensibility with bold patterns and breathtaking flourishes. Her organic wedding dresses fall squarely into the “wedding gown eye candy” category – but at prices on par with mass manufactured gowns at chains like David’s Bridal. Each one is handmade in Seattle and is 100% eco-friendly.
This is no ordinary storybook love. You’ve defeated dragons and reclaimed the kingdom side by side - and if there was a helpless princess, you saved her together. But the next adventure is your biggest one yet. It’s your honeymoon, so why not make it memorable with an eco-friendly adventure in Brazil.
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