thegreenbrideguide's blog

Oct
29
2014

This Bride's Socially-Conscious Wedding Cost Just $12,000!

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.

bride and groom married at an art gallery

Here is what they did: 

An Ethical Ring

Oct
28
2014

Brides Against Breast Cancer November 2014 Tour Schedule

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:

Oct
27
2014

Affordable Wedding Gown Rentals For Every Style Bride

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.

Oct
24
2014

Do You Have Enough “Stuff”? Create A Wedding Registry For Experiences!

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!

Travel

Oct
21
2014

Vegan In Vegas: A Real Green Wedding At Caesar’s Palace

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.

Oct
20
2014

Let Fall Leaves Inspire Your Wedding Menu And Décor

Little is more beautiful than colorful fall leaves, so why not let them inspire both your wedding menu and décor?

Bride and groom kissing in fall leaves

Image: Gramercy Mansion

Oct
17
2014

What Do Your Wedding Flowers Mean? Three Bouquets Interpreted Through Floriography

All flowers have symbolic meaning and, before you plan your wedding bouquet, you might want to know what each bloom represents!

Oct
16
2014

Interview With Eco Wedding Gown Designer Chrissy Wai-Ching

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.

Oct
15
2014

Brazil Eco-Honeymoon Spotlight: A Jungle Fairytale

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. 

honeymoon in brazil

Oct
13
2014

Acorn Fall Wedding Details

acorn wreath

Image source: Etsy.com, seller Creationsbyshelly