Rustic Meets Sophisticated

Rustic Neutral Wedding Colors

Couples often want a more neutral tone for their wedding palette. You will see a 2021 trend towards tan, taupe, grey, with a touch of mauve or peach. Perfect for a warm and timeless rustic wedding in a barn, at a vineyard, or a backyard wedding and reception! I can’t get enough of Ampa’s wine …

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3 Great Save The Date Ideas

Save the Date customizable coaster

Save the Date Kick off wedding season in style with incentives that friends and family of the happy couple will adore. Forego basic save-the-dates for customized items recipients can keep and use instead. Custom magnets are especially popular and they’ll keep the wedding date front and center on guests’ fridges. Or, consider stylish postcards that …

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What to Put in a Wedding Bathroom Basket

Bathroom Basket for weddings

Restrooms at weddings are often overlooked, but a few small touches will go a long way in making sure your guests are looking and feeling their best all wedding long. Which, trust us, is important—because no one’s going to let loose if they’re too stressed about a stain on their clothes or something in their …

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The Top Wedding Trends of 2021

Living room style seating group for wedding trends of 2021

Every year, The Knot Editors compile a list of wedding trends we forecast for the year ahead. Traditionally, this has encompassed color palettes, cake trends, floral inspiration and the excitement that comes with weddings. Over time, couples have leaned into experiences over aesthetics, creating hyper-personalized affairs and curated guest “moments.” The onset of the coronavirus, …

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16 Romantic Christmas Wedding Songs You’ll Want to Play on Repeat

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If you’re having a December wedding, the magic of the holiday season will only add to the excitement surrounding your big day, but a playlist of Christmas wedding songs will be the icing on top. Luckily, there are plenty of romantic Christmas songs about love that will complement your wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. …

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10 Ways to Include Your Guests in Your Virtual Wedding

Virtual Weddding

If you’re hosting a wedding in the coming months, there’s a good likelihood you’ll have some guests attending virtually. Adding a virtual component to your wedding allows you to have a smaller (and safer!) in-person event, while still including loved ones who may live across the country—or the world. However, you’ll need to do more …

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How to Throw A Winter Wedding Without Ruining Your Guests’ Holidays

winter wedding decor

Holiday Cheer, not Holiday Jeer A wedding during a winter holiday weekend has always been your dream. You picture yourself surrounded by family and friends as snowflakes fall in the background of a reception spot decorated in Christmas finery.  Be considerate of the special circumstances that surround a Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa wedding so that …

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Gorgeous Winter Centerpiece Ideas

White Roses for a Winter Centerpiece

Most people don’t automatically associate flowers with the winter season, but that doesn’t mean that you don’t have some gorgeous options to choose from. From red and white roses, poinsettias, lilies, and hydrangeas, you can add some flair to any winter event. Over the years, we have worked with our friends at Vogue Flowers for …

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What on Earth is a Minimony?

wedding drape that can be used for a minimony microwedding and more

Minimony vs. Microwedding vs. Elopement As some couples are choosing to wed in smaller size, intimate celebrations, elopements and microweddings have increased in popularity. In the time of COVID-19, the latest type of nuptial introduced by The Knot is the “minimony,” eventually followed by a sequel wedding. There are key differences between the various types …

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3 Great Wedding Reception Locations in Virginia

Wine barrel bar great for rustic wedding reception

Virginia and the Mid Atlantic are blessed with great weather and lovely colors for the fall. Indian summers are frequent and an outdoor space for your wedding service and reception gives guests the ability to roam, enjoying the grounds, and the venue while celebrating your special day. As a designer, I love venues with nooks …

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