Saturday, January 22, 2011

Green Weddings

Volume 2

The Unconventional Bride is a series that we will be incorporating in our blog that will focus on the funky and slightly off beat bride.



Eco-friendly weddings. "In 2011 we’ll continue to see more green, environmentally friendly weddings. Think second-hand and vintage wedding dresses, LED lighting, recycled paper invitations and programs, and food from local farms and providers. Charity donations will continue to be a popular option instead of traditional wedding favors, and more couples will be asking for donations to their favorite charity instead of wedding gifts.”*

*Courtesy of Jaclyn Fisher, wedding consultant and co-owner of Two Little Birds Planning, for her expert advice on the hottest wedding trends of the year via http://www.thebeautybridal.com/

Even Prince William and Kate are thinking green for their wedding by having their guests donate to a charity as opposed to giving a gift. Very cool William & Kate!

There are endless ways to make your wedding earth friendly. Here are just a few great ways to do that!

                                                                           I love this idea!


 Vintage Book pages Repurposed Party Garland Upcycled books*
            *Photo courtesy of Vintage Market Place.

If you’d like to see more from Vintage Market Place click HERE.




And did you ever think that recycled invites could be so cute?


Recycled green monogram wedding invitation suite, with green twine*                                        
  *Photo courtesy of Beacon Lane

If you’d like to see more from Beacon Lane click HERE.



If you are looking to have more of a seasonal and fresh menu, check out this website for local farms and farmers in your area http://www.localharvest.org/

Stay tuned for our next installment of The Unconventional Bride where we will spotlight some of our fave vendors!



Toodles for now!


2 comments:

Amy said...

yes green and upcycling is the way to have a party these days.
Thank you for featuring my garland.
It is amazing how durable this garland is. I have had my garden adorned with them since October. Withstanding wind, rain, cold and sun.
Amazing

Britney said...

We are glad to feature you Amy. I'd love to find an event to use your garland!

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