GSS Weekly Recap :: Weddings Revisited

This week we traveled to Tuscany for a wedding, made a beautiful DIY wedding centerpiece, played baseball at a wedding and had a private southern couture winter wonderland…..well, on our wedding blog we did. This week was full of RED wedding inspiration too. So if you are thinking red is THE color for your dream wedding, then check out this week’s posts. We brought the RED! Until next week…have a fabulous weekend!

GSS’s Things We LOVE :: DIY Pomander Flowerball Centerpieces!

Looking for a gorgeous DIY alternative to the normal floral centerpieces for your wedding or bridal shower?  Paula of Frog Prince Paperie has come up with a beautiful solution!  She created these amazing Pomader flower ball centerpieces for a friend’s baby shower but they would be absolutely perfect for a wedding or bridal too!  Check out her simple DIY tutorial on how to make these beauties: SUPPLIES: – 4” white Styrofoam ball – 90-100 pearl tipped corsage pins – Two sheets … [Read More…]

GSS Wedding Inspiration Board :: Let’s Play Ball! :: A Baseball Themed Wedding

Happy Monday, Lovelies!!!  With the World Series going on, we thought that it would be fun to create a Baseball themed wedding inspiration board.  We were worried at first that it would be hard to “marry” a couple’s love for the game and their love of each other.  But luckily, we found that it came together just perfectly!  Take a look:   Bride and Groom in a Baseball Stadium:  A Glam Slam Baseball Themed Wedding Invitations:  byvikINK Baseball Themed Wedding … [Read More…]

GSS Wedding Style :: Winter Wonderland :: Tamara Menges Designs

The temperatures are getting cooler and that means we are getting closer to the winter months. We received this submission of beautiful styling from Tamara Menges and wanted to share it with you. It just screams winter! A winter wedding is absolutely stunning and we hope you can take a few of these elements and make them your own. A little from the designer…. “I’m a Southern girl with a Southern heart, but I also have a flair for the “couture” fashion and design that comes with the … [Read More…]

GSS Featured Wedding :: Cristina & Fabrizio’s Tuscan Wedding :: Valeria Beltrami Photography

Today’s featured engagement comes from one of our sweet readers, Cristina.  She’s the blushing Bride in this feature!  We LOVE it when our readers submit their photos to us for a feature!!! Valeria Beltrami, of Valeria Beltrami Photography documented their big day beautifully.  Cristina and Fabrizio were married on October 1, 2011 at San Galgano, a beautiful roofless abbey in Tuscany.  Cristina was kind enough to answer a few questions for us:   How did you and … [Read More…]

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GSS Wedding Inspiration and Vendor Directory

Those of you that have been visiting our wedding site for some time may have noticed we had a major facelift not too long ago. We didn’t brief you much on the awesome new features of our wedding trends and inspiration site, we have just been having too much fun bringing you wedding related goodness. We have a myriad of ideas to help you plan your dream wedding. Our vendor directory will show you a list of wedding vendors by state. You can hover over the state with your mouse and if changes color, then viola….click and find some wedding pros!
Another awesome feature we have is showcasing all of our wedding inspiration boards. Have you been dreaming about all things wedding? Maybe you are trying to figure out what colors will go great together. Tamra works so very hard on all of our inspiration boards and today we are showcasing these gorgeous gems! All of our wedding inspiration boards are up on our Facebook page, go check them out after you get the skinny on this post. Maybe you are trying to think what looks great paired with a seersucker wedding or if pin stripes look good with polka dots for a wedding, or even two color combinations. Either way, we have you covered. You can click on a color below to see all posts related to that color or check out the banner at the top of our page and if you see a wedding inspiration board that sparks your interest, click on it….it will take you right to that post!

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We also are always thrilled to bring you weekly features! These are submitted to us by REAL Brides and Professionals. There are several awesome features in the works, so be sure to stick around and visit often to help plan your dream wedding!

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