Friday Link Roundup

An assortment of wedding-related tips, tricks, DIYs and discussions that have been going around the internet this week:

From Offbeat Bride: an ode to the weekend wedding; why I skipped wedding photography; I’m more than a bride-to-be; 8 lessons I’ve learned about eloping;  is it possible to have a feminist wedding?; plus yours truly.

From A Practical Wedding: our house is not forever; how to find makeup and hairstylists for your wedding.

From Once Wed: Writing wedding vows for the bride, for the groom,  and doing it perfectly; how to care for your ring;  how to fake thicker lashes.

From Huffington Post: Etsy’s Handmade Object of the Week.

From CBC NewsAngry brides outside Sparkle Boutique draw police response.

Friday Link Roundup

An assortment of wedding-related tips, tricks, DIYs and discussions that have been going around the internet this week:

From Offbeat Bride: What do I put on my Save the Dates, anyway? The myth of the “gift grab.”

From Weddingbells Canada: A guide to Canadian wedding dress designers; aisle-worthy shoes for every budget.

From A Practical Wedding: How to pick your wedding playlist; are bridal showers tacky?; how to throw a budget wedding.

From Up Up Creative: DIY Wedding Etiquette: why it’s good, why it’s bad, and why you don’t need it in your wedding.

From CBC Music: The ultimate indie wedding playlist.

Friday Link Roundup

An assortment of wedding-related tips, tricks, DIYs and discussions that have been going around the internet this week:

From Offbeat Bride: How to guesstimate your wedding liquor needs; What “Game of Thrones” can teach us about the ‘perfect wedding.’

From Huffington Post Weddings: Set a “clear intention” to guide your wedding celebration.

From Weddingbells Canada: the 30 most inspiring wedding photographers in Canada for 2014. Features Candace Berry and Nicole & Teddy from Nova Scotia, Rachel Peters from PEI, and Kandise Brown (me!) from New Brunswick.

From A Practical Wedding: Open thread on what to look for in a wedding venue; how to build a wedding chuppah.

“Weddings, Atlantic Canada-style: keeping it real”

Atlantic Canada featured weddings in Saltscapes Magazine

The Jan/Feb 2014 issue of Saltscapes has a cover story called “Home, Heart & Family: 13 reasons to tie the knot Atlantic-Canada style” which includes extensive quoting from two of my couples, Jill & Fen and Julie & Josh, as well as one of my images from Julie & Josh’s wedding. The story covers mostly couples who currently live outside Atlantic Canada and decided to return to the region for their weddings: for the food, the vistas, the music, and more. The issue is for sale now, so check it out!

Friday Link Roundup

An assortment of wedding-related tips, tricks, DIYs and discussions that have been going around the internet this week:

From Offbeat Bride: The ultimate guide to plus-size wedding dress shopping; How do you have a wedding ceremony without a Bible?; What should I put on my wedsite’s FAQ?

From Huffington Post Weddings: 5 lies the wedding industry is selling (but we’re not buying) — I love and agree with every word of this article!

From Weddingbells Canada: 10 wedding DIY projects you should tackle (and 4 you absolutely shouldn’t attempt) (I disagree about the catering the music… you do you!); 5 ways to cut the cost of your big day.

From Once Wed: Hair tutorials – waterfall braid tutorial, romantic side braid; and two links to services for building wedding websites – Squarespace and Wedding Window.

From Green Wedding Shoes: DIY glitter-dipped feather garland.

Via Snippet & Ink: a custom crest from Stephanie Fishwick (begins at $120 USD).

From Rock & Roll Bride: “Should I book a professional wedding photographer or get a friend to do it for free? A cautionary tale.”

From A Practical Wedding: 10 tips for plus-size wedding dress shopping; Graphic Design 101: understanding layout (for creating your own invitations or other stationery); open threads on “We’re not excited about our wedding” and “registering for wedding gifts.”