Eco-Chic Style

Oct
24
2014
gift registry for honeymoon travel
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 Think back to your last vacation – doesn’t it make you smile? You probably...
Oct
23
2014
couple kissing with the fall leaves
Image: Tessa MarieAutumn seems to have a certain specificity that other seasons lack. Sure, winter has the holidays, but the season is so much more than mistletoe and Santa Clause. But autumn, with its apples and changing leaves is so focused on the harvest and the seasonal transition it loses some of its versatility, at least in our popular consciousness. Obviously this doesn...
Oct
22
2014
Pumpkin patch wedding
If you are planning an October or November wedding, pumpkins are abundant, inexpensive and make attractive fall wedding decor. Image: Syracuse.com  Pumpkins are synonymous with the fall. They adorn stoops from Maine to California as the weather cools off, the trees change color, and the kids dress up for Halloween. Pumpkins are both delicious and decorative....
Oct
21
2014
vegan wedding in Las Vegas
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. They soon found their way into green careers: Lindsay is the Purchasing Director for a certified green community in Massachusetts and Jeff is an Engineer for an eco-friendly...
Oct
20
2014
Bride and groom kissing in fall leaves
Little is more beautiful than colorful fall leaves, so why not let them inspire both your wedding menu and décor?Image: Gramercy Mansion I love a fall wedding because you can be both formal and yet informal at the same time. There is the opportunity, weather permitting, to be outside and you can wear a big old ball gown or a vintage wedding dress and not overheat. There is...
Oct
17
2014
bride in a field of colorful flowers
All flowers have symbolic meaning and, before you plan your wedding bouquet, you might want to know what each bloom represents!The Godey Lady’s Book of 1855 stated, “For all important occasions and soirees it is not a mark of high breeding to haphazardly bundle and tie flowers together without meaning and careful design, including especially weddings.” How we would be...
Oct
16
2014
catalan pink silk wedding dress
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...
Oct
15
2014
honeymoon in brazil
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. Image: Event StyleElevate Destinations handcrafts eco expeditions with...
Oct
14
2014
Autumn Decoration
I’m a sucker for traditional autumn wedding themes, but these unique fall wedding decoration ideas can take your decor to the next level. I can’t get enough of them!  Image source: Homewah.com You've seen the cornucopias and mini pumpkin placeholders. You are not surprised by candy apples or apple pie. An innovative couple should think motion—creating a tableau of...
Oct
13
2014
felted acorns
Image source: Etsy.com, seller Creationsbyshelly Acorns are simple, beautiful and symbolic. They’re seeds so they symbolize life and rebirth, new beginnings and hope for the future. They’re also classic fall objects and are perfect for a green wedding. On the east coast you can find them everywhere starting around late August (if you wait until late fall you’ll be competing...