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Nov
20
2014

Easy Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Wedding Centerpieces

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:

Nov
19
2014

The Power Is In Your Hands: How To Cut Your Wedding's Energy Consumption

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 natural gas heaters to keep your guests warm.

Nov
18
2014

DIY Wedding Flower Crown Tutorial

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?

DIY Wedding Flower Crown

Nov
17
2014

Which Photography Style Is Right For Your Green Wedding?

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.

asian bride and groom kissing in a vineyard

Nov
14
2014

Eco-Friendly Goddess Wedding Gowns From Conscious Clothing

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 would not be long before her environmental sensitivity manifested in a line of sustainable wedding gowns fit for goddesses. 

Nov
11
2014

Easy Ways To Green Your Wedding Transportation

There are many different elements that can increase the environmental impact of a wedding, but transportation (especially air travel) is one of the biggest polluters for any destination event. If you are hosting, or attending, a wedding that is less than a day away by car, you might want to consider travelling by train instead of flying. It can end up saving you time and money if you add in connecting flights, layover delays, and transportation costs to and from the airports.

Nov
10
2014

Super Succulents: Replantable Flowers For Your Wedding Decor

The flowers a couple chooses for their wedding can say a lot about their style - but what about when they decide to forgo cut flowers altogether? A growing number of couples are choosing to base their arrangements around succulents, hardy plants that are as versatile as they are economical.

Nov
07
2014

DIY Thanksgiving Turkey Wedding Crafts

Thanksgiving is coming soon - and that means Turkey time! If you are planning a Thanksgiving wedding, or are just looking for a way to spruce up your family gathering, DIY Thanksgiving turkey crafts using eco-friendly materials can be a lot of fun and add charm and whimsy to the day. Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing:

1. Thanksgiving Turkey Themed Seating Cards

Nov
06
2014

Recycle Your Wedding Flowers With Rebloom

No matter what kind of flowers you use for your wedding, you can recycle them with a little pre-planning and ensure those beautiful arrangements do not go to waste. Some brides choose to deliver their flowers to a local charity, like a nursing home or hospital, but this usually requires asking a vendor or member of your bridal party to go out of their way to collect and transport arrangements after the event. Now, a new company is helping brides go green and raise money for their favorite charity at the same time.

Nov
05
2014

Real Green Wedding With A Thanksgiving Theme

Christopher and Charissee Thomas were married on Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at Basilica of St. Paul in Daytona Beach, Florida. Chris is a rescue swimmer in the United States Navy and Charissee works in property management in a high rise in downtown San Diego. The couple wanted to have a green wedding with a Thanksgiving theme. 

Real Green Wedding With A Thanksgiving Theme