Sarah

Sarah is a bonafide expert on weddings and etiquette. Another contributor from Wedding Favors Unlimited, she offers plenty of advice and style tips for engaged ladies. As a freelance writer, she's written articles ranging from a large variety of topics and is fluent in 'wedding'. One of her passions is creating inspiration boards and finding new ways to make color schemes work in unique ways. A true lover of brides and weddings, you'll see lots of modern ideas along with fun ways to make a wedding extra-special.

Wedding Decoration on a Budget: 6 Gorgeous Flowers That Won't Let You Down

For most brides, flowers are an inseparable part of the wedding decor and bridal ensemble. However, let's face it; real flowers can cause a major dent on the budget, especially if you don't have much knowledge about the right flowers. The common misconception is that the most exotic looking flowers are the most expensive. Just because something looks breathtakingly beautiful, doesn't mean it has to be expensive too. Take a look at these six flowers that tell you exactly how you can achieve the most gorgeous wedding, without breaking the budget. 1. Asiatic Lilies These are most inured of all variants of lilies. What makes them the perfect choice for wedding flowers is their large size, which means you get to use less and still create

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To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Modern Day Wedding Privacy

Not a day goes by when you log into your social networks and are faced with mountains of wedding pictures, status updates by excited relatives saying “proud of you hun! xx” or some rather tipsy sounding tweets from wedding guests who have decided to live tweet their former co-worker’s reception like it’s an episode of X Factor. Social media is now a huge part of weddings, with the average wedding guest on sharing 22 photos on Facebook or Instagram, and seven out of ten Twitter users posting while at a wedding (we haven’t looked at the post frequency to amount of champagne quaffed ratio yet). But what about the bride and groom? How do they feel about their big day being put online for friends of friends to gawk at with no input

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Counting the Days: Bridal Beauty To-Do List

It seems like today’s bride could use list for everything! You have a checklist for the flowers, the food, and the deejay, but what about a list for your beauty? Here is your one-stop-shop for all things bridal beauty, and when to do what. If only planning the rest of the wedding was this easy!   6+ Months Before Workout Regimen Your wedding is the perfect motivation to start that workout routine you’ve been putting off! Start a routine as soon as possible so you can get in the habit of a healthy, active lifestyle, and start experiencing the benefits. Aside from weight loss, working out relieves stress, rids your body of toxins, and contributes to glowing skin! What bride doesn’t want that? Multi-Vitamins Taking

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5 Great Bachelorette Themes

The Bachelorette Party is viewed as the staple gathering before the big walk down the aisle, and Maids of Honor everywhere strive to put together a party that will be special and memorable for the bride AND all the guests.  Many believe that the typical protocol is that your only options are to flee to faraway places like Miami, Las Vegas or Atlantic City for a wild party night, but that doesn’t always have to be the case! No matter if you are representing New York City or reside in sunny Los Angeles, these 5 Bachelorette Party Themes are a great way to help you decide what type of evening you and your ladies truly want to enjoy. 1.       Pampering – What group of girls don’t want to be pampered from head to toe? Take this time

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Perfect Make-Up Trends For Winter

If you're looking for the perfect make-up trends for winter, then you've come to the right place. Some of this season's biggest looks will make you feel like a snow queen. All you need are some basic tools at your disposal, and you'll be all set to executive the following winter wonderland looks. Shimmery White Shadow One of the biggest looks on the runway this season was iridescent white shadow. Your best bet will be to use a cream shadow that you can apply to the crease of your eyes for a fresh look. If you want something a little more dramatic, you can line your eyes with a white liner. Smear a white shadow on top for some added finesse. You can also place a small amount of white shimmery cream shadow at the inside corner of your eye. Make-up

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5 Top Tips for Being a Great Best Man

Being a best man is both exciting and daunting all at the same time.  While most men immediately accept invitations when asked by their friends, when being the prospect of being the best man sinks in, second thoughts can often start filtering into their minds. Sales of books such as “Being a Best Man…For Dummies” and related titles are popular, but they can often be as intimidating as the prospect of actually performing the role. What are the five top tips that all best men need to know and put into action? 1. Offer Help at All Times Although being the best man is a duty performed for the groom, in the build-up to the wedding much of your time should be taken by helping out the bride as much as you do the groom. There should be no

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8 Steps To Planning The Perfect Wedding

Wedding planning can be a tricky process, especially if you are doing it by yourself. Save yourself time and stress by following these eight simple tips. 1. Setting your budget Even though your wedding day is one of the biggest days of your life, it’s not an excuse to go wild with your money. It is important to stick to a budget and keep your expectations realistic. Here are a few tips to help you stick to your budget: Never exceed your total budget. If you overspend on one area of the wedding, another area will have to take a cut to meet the budget.  Be prepared to be as flexible as possible and to prioritize stuff that really matters. You can always make do or DIY the less important aspects of the wedding. If your parents or

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