March 29, 2022

Marisa & Josh Celebrate With A Luminous, Candlelit Reception

Marisa and Josh Wedding - Bride and Groom Dancing - Gotham Hall - Emma McDonald Weddings

Marisa and Josh Wedding – Bride and Groom Dancing – Gotham Hall – Emma McDonald Weddings

After saying ‘I Do,’ newlyweds Marisa and Josh led their guests up to Gotham Hall’s balcony where hors d’oeuvres and drinks were waiting. Marisa remembers how cocktail hour ended up being an unexpected highlight of the evening. “Watching the drama of the room flip from the ceremony to reception from above was so breathtaking. Everyone commented on how exciting it was to see the transformation happen right before their eyes.” Here, she shares the final chapter in her Real BB Wedding story.

Marisa and Josh Wedding - Card Table - Gotham Hall - Emma McDonald Weddings

Marisa and Josh Wedding – Card Table – Gotham Hall – Emma McDonald Weddings


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March 1, 2022

Gorgeous Lucite Wedding Decor Ideas You Have To See To Believe

Lauren & Lou Wedding - Bride Groom Ceremony Structure - Natirar - Pat Furey Photography

Lauren & Lou Wedding – Bride Groom Ceremony Structure – Natirar – Pat Furey Photography

Imagine exchanging vows under a floating arrangement of blossoms with a picturesque countryside backdrop in full view. More and more couples are embracing Lucite and acrylic decor to make wedding daydreams like the one just described come to life. What’s so remarkable about Lucite is how it allures with contradiction – bold yet invisible, modern yet timeless, edgy yet understated. Clear decorative elements make a statement, elevating a space while creating fluidity for the eye to freely gaze. Lucite works with just about any style: add soft florals for a romantic feel; sleek accents create a contemporary vibe; gilded details align with elegance. From the start of your ceremony to when dessert is served, we’ve rounded up gorgeous ideas for incorporating Lucite and acrylic decor into your big day.
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February 22, 2022

Elana & Greg’s Unforgettable, Dance-Til-You-Drop Reception

Elana and Greg Wedding - Bride and Groom Portrait - Angel Orensanz Foundation - Dave Robbins Photography

Elana and Greg Wedding – Bride and Groom Portrait – Angel Orensanz Foundation – Dave Robbins Photography

“My wedding vision really took shape after I found my dress – a unique, asymmetrical gown by Viktor & Rolf featuring a large statement flower,” BB Featured Bride Elana says. “Using the white flower motif as a point of reference, art-inspired design and styling punctuated our reception decor, from the sculpturesque floral centerpieces to the 72 black and white framed photographs displayed for guests to view during cocktail hour.” Here, Elana shares the final chapter in her Real BB Wedding story.

Part 4: Reception, Card Table, & Centerpieces
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March 1, 2021

The Minimalist’s Guide To Incorporating Color Into Your Wedding

Yelena & Chris Wedding - Bride - Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Sascha Reinking Photography

Yelena & Chris Wedding – Bride – Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Sascha Reinking Photography

 

‘Colorful minimalism’ sounds like a contradiction of terms, especially when it comes to wedding style. We completely understand if you are most comfortable in a uniform of black, white, and if you are feeling a little adventurous, beige. Color, however, is tied to emotion. And one of the most emotional days in one’s life is their wedding. Incorporating color doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice personal style or step way out of your comfort zone though. Actually, a dash of color, when applied thoughtfully and creatively, will complement your minimalist aesthetic, making it feel more special and expressive during this once-in-a-lifetime event. Let these ideas for adding color into your wedding help guide you in brightening up your big day.
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January 12, 2021

Modern Wedding Candles: Fresh Ways To Light Up Your Day

 

Lauren & Lou Wedding - Lounge Centerpiece Detail - Natirar - Pat Furey Photography

Lauren & Lou Wedding – Lounge Centerpiece Detail – Natirar – Pat Furey Photography

 

Candles are known for the warm, captivating glow that they bring to a space. It’s impossible to fall under the spell of a tablescape illuminated by the charm of a sea of flickering flames. To go along with our renewed outlook for 2021, we decided to re-consider the classic decorative element. Meant to speak to a modern sensibility, the following examples, all from the Real BB Weddings archives, feel less lost in the sands of time and more ready for tonight’s highly anticipated gala. From the ceremony aisle to the sweetheart table, here are fresh and inspired ways for incorporating candles into your wedding day.
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May 21, 2019

15 Gorgeous Modern Wedding Bouquet Ideas

Modern Wedding Bouquet - via weddingflowersbyjuliarose.com

Modern Wedding Bouquet – via weddingflowersbyjuliarose.com

 

When it comes to wedding bouquets, brides are making daring choices now more than ever. Surprising and untraditional elements are being incorporated to create designs that are fresh, bold, and beautiful. Looking for unique ways to make a statement with your bridal blooms? Here are 15 gorgeous modern wedding bouquet ideas to pin on your wedding inspiration board.

 

Monochromatic Modern Wedding Bouquet - via greenweddingshoes.com

Monochromatic Modern Wedding Bouquet – via greenweddingshoes.com

 

Embrace monochromatic white with diverse texture by pairing lush, petally blooms such as roses and anthurium with dried wheat.

 

Modern Wedding Bouquet - via weddingtopia.co

Modern Wedding Bouquet – via weddingtopia.co


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