thegreenbrideguide's blog

Apr
22
2014

A Surprise Green Wedding in Healdsburg, Sonoma County

Emily Machi and her husband John threw a surprise green wedding on April 20th at their home in Healdsburg, California. The couple had purchased an acre of land to build a new home, and after a very protracted construction process they invited their friends and family to a housewarming party to celebrate this important milestone with them. “Our construction deserved major celebration. We planned a housewarming for all our friends and family to christen our new home.

Apr
21
2014

Green Bride Guide Offers New Features For Brides With mywedding.com

We are thrilled to announce that Green Bride Guide is now part of mywedding.com family!  This association gives so many new advantages to our brides. Here are just 5 of the features we are positive you’ll love:

Free Wedding Websites

Apr
17
2014

Recycled Paper Wedding Flower Bouquets

Paper wedding flower bouquets are exquisite. They are reusable or resalable and, when made from recycled paper, 100% eco-friendly. If you are crafty, you can find a number of DIY paper wedding flower projects online (like the one below) or you can buy pre-made ones from paper flower artists. 

oragami wedding bouquet

Apr
15
2014

Sustainably Grown Coffee: An Easy Way To Green Your Wedding

Rohan Marley, the son of Bob Marley, is the Founder and Chairman of Marley Coffee. He explains how incorporating organic, ethical or shade grown coffee into your wedding day is a simple way to go green and give back:

bob marleys son drinking his coffee in a field

Apr
14
2014

5 Ways To Use Upcycled Glass Bottles In Your Wedding Decor

When you think of things to do with empty wine bottles, the first thing that pops into your head is probably not a wedding. However, there are a lot of glass bottle craft ideas you can do (or buy) with upcycled wine bottles and liquor bottles to make your wedding décor unique. 

Apr
14
2014

Green Dry Cleaning And Restoration For Your Bridal Gown

Traditional dry cleaning uses toxic solvents to remove stains, impurities and overall grit from garments and bridal gowns. Environmentally-friendly dry cleaners exist, and can help restore a vintage wedding gown or clean and preserve a new wedding dress with less environmental impact. 

Apr
11
2014