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Ok, so I came across this stellar magazine article...except, I had ripped it out and tucked it away in my wedding planning notebook, so there's no telling which bridal mag it came from. However, I will include some amazing websites that all you WBC brides should definitely check out!! Now, I'm not going to type up ALL 75 of these sites, lol, I don't have that much free time and/or patience...but the article is entitled "75 Best Wedding Websites", so perhaps you can just google it and get linked directly to the article yourselves. Now, without further adieu-
replica rhinestone pieces - emitations.com
buy bargain jewellery - overstock.com (18K gemstone necklace for just $35.99!!)
myglassslipper.com (high end designers & more affordable brands)
figleaves.com (bras, bustiers, shapewear all included)
Master an updo : hairstyles.nexxus.com (complete with video tutorials)
sephora.com, smashbox.com (insider tips on how to enhance your eyes)
Design your own fragrance - scentdesign.net
SCHOOL YOUR MAN:
Man's perspective on planning, clothing, guy's duties & speechmaking - groomgroove.com
Garb your girl - usangels.com
costhelper.com, costofwedding.com, numsum.com
unitedsugardesign.com, gaugenyc.com (toppers), paristiaras.com
todays-weddings.com (choose readings- popular Bible scripture, as well as literature and poetry passages)
Ribbons - midoriribbon.com (every fabric, color & design)
Vases- themacbethcollection (for wine & flowers)
A limited budget's BFF - orientaltrading.com (DIY supplies for all projects e.g. making favours, menus, centerpieces, & more)
Foryourparty.com - pick out a favor, decide on a color, & then choose a font.
weddings.proflowers.com, fiftyflowers.com (Bulk), flowerbud.com, westhavendesign.net (branches, wreaths, topiaries & lighting).
FOOD & DRINK:
Seek a caterer- gatheringguide.com
Jazz up the drinks- estiloweddings.com (personalize cocktails)
IDEAS & INSPIRATION:
Launch a website-ewedding.com
Be original- offbeatbride.com (think outside the box ideas)
Go eco- earthfriendlywedding.blogspot.com
Get inspired- melissasmitten.blogspot.com
Choose your hues- colorhunter.com (enter the URL of any image - like a pic from your reception hall's website- and this site will generate a complementary color palette!!)
missnowmrs.com- online forms for changing your name & detailed instructions for filing.
Ponder the pre-nup- prenuptialagreements.org (makes a hard subject easier to talk about with your fiance, with tips)
ballroomdancers.com- learn to dance!
discjockeys.com- offers a DJ directory, plus suggestions for dances (e.g. father-daughter).
facebook.com (wedding book application)
partymosiac.com- linen selection
classicpartyrentals.com- tables, china, flooring, lighting, tents, etc...
toptableplanner.com- Do your seating online. You can drag & drop chairs and guests names right on the screen!
weddingmapper.com- transform your ceremony & reception maps into something elegant for your invitations.
wedpix.com (expert tips)
ppa.com- Professional photographers of America. Look up pros in your area before hiring and go through their portfolios.
myregistry.com (select stuff from any store in the WORLD. One- registry-fits-all function)
idofoundation.org (% of purchases goes to your fav charitable organization)
finestationary.com- order invitations (Crane & Co., Kate Spade) and get an etiquette specialist's help for free!
Choose from a wide variety of affordable, ready-to-order items or design your own at myjeanm.com.
Upload a graphic detail from your invitation to mountaincow.com you'll receive sheets of customized U.S. postal stamps to stick on your envelopes.
Formal-invitations.com sells more than 100 invites for less than a dollar each. (Use their template to print cards.)