March 2011

March 31

Bold Wedding Inspiration Board

Using bold, striking graphics in an eye-catching color combination is a chic way to work a modern theme for your wedding. Black and white is undeniably classic, but once you add pops of bold, bright color and geometric design elements, it becomes decidedly modern.   L to R: Wedding Paper Divas Bold Geometry invitation, Dress, Desserts […]

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March 30

Real Weddings: Laura and Benjamin

Today’s Real Wedding features the wedding of Laura and Benjamin, which took place at Hillbrook Club in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. The bright periwinkle blue used throughout the wedding, paired with touches of lilac in the flowers worked beautifully in the lush green venue. The bride even created sweet and simple props that made for some charming photographs! Here […]

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March 29

Black Tie Carnival Affair Inspiration Board from Beau-Coup

The bloggers at our wedding favors partner Beau-coup recently posted this wonderful carnival themed inspiration board. This tugs at our heart strings and takes us back to childhood fun. For more party inspiration and wedding ideas, check out the Beau-coup blog. There’s nothing like a classic gumball machine to bring out your inner child. So […]

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March 29

A Crafty Cake Two Ways: Eye Candy

If you love all things colorful, cute and delicious, this Eye Candy feature is going to make your Tuesday. When I spotted this darling confection on 100 Layer Cake, the DIY Diva in me jumped for joy! Between the homemade bunting, vintage striped straws and charming lettering—what could be sweeter?

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March 28

Enclosure Card Etiquette: Today’s Diva Dish

Although some wedding etiquette questions can be tricky, we’re true pros when it comes to wedding stationery questions. Take this inquiry, for instance: Dear Divas, I might be a stationery newbie, but I’m totally perplexed by what goes on enclosure cards. What is the proper etiquette there? Thanks, Cathy M. — Dear Cathy, Don’t worry—our […]

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March 28

Meet Nancy: A Bride’s Diary

Wedding Paper Divas is bursting with staff grooms- and brides-to-be who are currently planning their weddings. We’re happy to share their stories with you as a part of this fun feature! Here’s Nancy’s story: Jim and I met via a dating site that set us up as a match. Jim decided to send me a […]

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March 27

DIY Boutineers for Groomsmen and More

Flowers can cost a pretty penny when you’re planning a wedding, but don’t worry—we’ve got the inside scoop on how to create some chic floral looks all your own. We’ve featured a DIY bouquet before, but today we have something for the fellas: DIY boutineers made from fresh flowers and other craft materials. Here’s how […]

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March 26

Mismatched Bridesmaids

As common as it is to have perfectly matching bridesmaids, same dresses and same shoes, some brides are adventurous enough to try a more eclectic approach. The nice thing about having mismatched bridesmaids is that there is a lot of room for adding personality and uniqueness, while still maintaing an overall cohesive look. It will also […]

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March 25

Should Single Bridal Party Members Get to Bring a Date? Rant or Rave

Week after week, we field an endless array of questions about wedding planning and etiquette—and today we spent some time talking about guest lists and significant others. According to etiquette authority Emily Post, spouses, fiancées/fiancés, and live-in partners must be invited, while an invitation to a boyfriend or girlfriend is up to the bride and […]

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