Eco-Chic Style

May
22
2015
Wyndham Vacation Resorts in Steamboat Springs, CO
If you love the mountain air and dramatic natural vistas, you should consider having your green wedding in Steamboat Springs, CO. Steamboat is both a fabulous ski town and authentic ranching center. It has a reputation for being more "down home" than glitzy, making it the ideal location for a relaxed wedding weekend with your friends and family any time of year. During the...
May
21
2015
rich real floral arrangement with black plates and gold utensils
As “going green,” continues to rise in popularity, it’s no surprise that this is the road that weddings are headed down. I started my company, Cornelia Guest Events in Old Westbury, NY in 2009, and have catered countless special occasions and weddings since that time. Throughout my catering career I have definitely learned a thing or two about "greening up" a wedding. Here are...
May
20
2015
Antique book wedding reception decor
Are you and your fiance bibliophiles (book lovers) - especially of antique books with worn cloth covers and slightly yellowed pages? Perhaps you both majored in English, love to read poetry or are actors with a deep appreciation for Shakespeare. If the written word in black in white print delights your senses, you can easily include antique books and upcycled book...
May
19
2015
A Roaring 1920s Art Deco Green Wedding In Boston, MA
Alex and Max had a green Art Deco wedding on September 20th in Boston, MA. As two former Green Bride Guide employees, the couple was committed to having a wedding that was as much about them as it was about minimizing its impact on the environment. Here are some of the eco-friendly choices they made: Alden Castle - A Spectacular Green Wedding Venue in Boston Choosing a green...
May
18
2015
oversized flower crown of peonies
If you love the natural bohemian wedding look, nothing tops an over-the-top flower crown accessory. Whether you make one yourself, work with your florist to craft something unique with seasonal blooms, or buy a floral crown online, creating a halo of flowers around your head is an awesome way to green your wedding style. If you are looking for some inspiration, this...
May
15
2015
The fairmont is the perfect place to have a green wedding in washington dc
If you are planning to have a green wedding in Washington, DC or the surrounding area, a great way to decrease the environmental impact of your event is to have your guests stay at one of the green hotels in the District. These Washington-based accommodations have taken significant steps to reduce their impact on the planet and have qualified for one of the ...
May
14
2015
The Rhuby Rose Spring Wedding Cocktail
If you are planning a spring or early summer wedding and are looking for a signature drink (or two or three), these artisan cocktail recipes from Art In The Age will have your guests sipping seconds. Art In The Age crafts a line of historically-inspired and USDA certified organic 80 proof liqueurs in ROOT, SNAP, SAGE and RHUBARB Tea. Here are four...
May
13
2015
Australian bride in an ethical wedding dress
Jessica Cain and Adrian Carr had a beautiful vegan wedding in October under a fig tree at Midginbil Hill in Uki, Australia. The couple met six years ago while both working at Greening Australia. Adrian proposed at the end of a trip to a mutual friend's wedding on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. "He wove an engagement ring out of a palm frond and...
May
12
2015
Bride playing ladderball at her outdoor wedding
Are you hosting an outdoor spring or summer wedding? If so, you can make the experience really fun for your guests by adding a series of lawn games to your reception plans. In addition to offering hours of entertainment, classic lawn games bring guests from different parts of your lives together and give them something to focus on and talk about while they get acquainted in a...
May
11
2015
mini wood slices work well as rustic table decor at a green wedding
If you are planning a rustic wedding, one simple way to create a foresty feel at your reception is to display your wedding cake on a wood cake stand or natural wood tree slice. The rough bark edging and natural brown colors of a wood cake stand make layers of colorful frosting, or even the sides of a naked wedding cake really pop. In some parts of the country, you...