Eco-Chic Style

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...
Oct
10
2014
bride with fall makeup
If you want to celebrate the fall wedding season with some wonderful vegan beauty tips, we’ve got you covered! When the trees are full of color and the pumpkins are out, autumn has officially arrived. If you’re planning a fall wedding, there are many eco-friendly ways to celebrate the season. It might seem easy to scatter leaves on reception tables or use autumn colors in your...
Oct
09
2014
hollowed out pumpkins serving pumpkin soup at a wedding
There are many options for eco-friendly wedding menu ideas – everything from the food itself to the dishware you serve it on. Sarah Dandona, owner and senior event planner of Omni Catering in Santa Barbara explain how you can be creative yet environmentally sound at the same time for your fall wedding:Image: Omni CateringThe leaves are changing, and you can smell it in the air...
Oct
08
2014
Pine cone wedding guest card holders
Fall is here and if you are looking for easy and beautiful Thanksgiving wedding or event décor, you have come to the right place!Image sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 in collage via Cloud9bliss.comThanksgiving is a time for giving thanks. What better opportunity could there be for marrying the love of your life? Sure, it’s a busy...
Oct
07
2014
initials made from recycled wine corks
Every bride dreams of the perfect decorations for her reception – and for crafty brides-to-be recycled wine corks can provide the perfect inspiration (especially if you are planning a vineyard wedding). These projects are fun, easy and look amazing. So sit back, relax, and pour yourself a refreshing glass of wine before you start. Just be sure you set aside the cork – you are...