FOR THE BRIDE: Pearls With A Starfish Twist

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This is so beautiful. Available at Kirakira Jewelry.

Help Us Help Dress for Success! You Could Win $500

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Come on & Help The Bridal Wishlist win the Best Wedding Blog Award and DC Dress for Success! You could win $500!

We really need your support to help us win $500 for our favorite charity. Our favorite charity here in DC is Dress for Success. The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.


So vote for us at Perfect Bridesmaids Dresses and help us give Dress for Success a much needed $500! When you vote you will also be entered to win $500! One person will be selected at random to win! So we all win! We thank you in advance.

FOR THE BRIDE: Erin Gallagher's Deal of the Week

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Okay. Erin Gallagher has lost her mind! This gorgeous necklace is $15.00. Get her special weekly deal on her web site.



I love the idea of leaving one of these notebooks on each of your reception tables so that your guests can write you congratulatory notes. It would be great to go back and read all of the well wishes. This adorable small notepad is available from Quotes and Notes.



Come on & Help The Bridal Wishlist win the Best Wedding Blog Award and DC Dress for Success! You could win $500!

We really need your support to help us win $500 for their favorite charity. Our favorite charity here in DC is Dress for Success. The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.


So vote for us at Perfect Bridesmaids Dresses and help us give Dress for Success a much needed $500! When you vote you will also be entered to win $500! One person will be selected at random to win! So we all win! We thank you in advance.

FOR YOUR FLOWER GIRL: Cutesy Cutesy Flowery Headbands

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This is beyond adorable. Isn't this the sweetest thing that you have ever seen. So just imagine how cute your flower girl would look in one of these fab headbands. Love it. Available at Something Sweet Bowtiq.

FOR THE BRIDE: Add A Little Whimsy To Your Hair

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This is so beautiful. Available at Gardens of Whimsy.



Kick off the new year by attending the area's premiere wedding show! Washingtonian Bride & Groom magazine will host its third annual ticketed wedding event, Unveiled, on Sunday, January 23, 2011, from 11 am to 3 pm at the Park Hyatt Washington D.C. This year's event will be anchored by an exclusive bridal-gown fashion show featuring Vera Wang's fall 2011 collection, sponsored by the the Bridal Salon at Saks Jandel in Chevy Chase.

More than 300 brides- and grooms-to-be attended last year's show, and more are expected to attend this year. The area's most renowned wedding vendors, including event planners, photographers, florists, and caterers, will be on hand to offer expert advice and make appointments for wedding services. Guests can also sample hors d’oeuvres, delicious wedding cakes, and innovative desserts from Blue Duck Tavern’s award-winning executive chef, Brian McBride, and its pastry chef, Peter Brett.

Unveiled will also offer spectacular door prizes and takeaways. Advance tickets are on sale now: $55 for brides, grooms, and members of the bridal party; $75 for wedding professionals. Please visit Washingtonian Bride & Groom Unveiled for more information. The first 75 ticket buyers will be entered to win an invitation for two to the exclusive Unveiled Rehearsal Dinner at 701 Restaurant.

Don’t miss Washingtonian Bride & Groom Winter/Spring 2011, on newsstands December 15, 2010. Use promo code BLOGGERSAVE10 to get $10.00 off your ticket.

What: Washingtonian Bride & Groom Unveiled, Washington's Premiere Wedding Showcase
When: Sunday, January 23, 2011, 11 AM to 3 PM
Where: Park Hyatt, 1201 24th St., NW, Washington, DC
How: Purchase tickets by visiting Washingtonian Bride & Groom Unveiled
Attire: Dressy casual

About Washingtonian Bride & Groom
Washingtonian Bride & Groom is a stunning luxury wedding magazine from Washington’s most trusted wedding experts. It is published biannually by Washingtonian Magazine Inc., 1828 L St., NW, Washington, DC 20036.



THIS COULD BE YOU! Want to win two (2) free tickets to one of the hottest events of the year? Well you know I love giving things away, so here's your chance. Just leave a comment on this post with your name, email address, and your wedding date. The first five brides to do so will win 2 free tickets to The Wedding Party (The Wedding Library and Martha Stewart's Weddings Magazine) event on Saturday, January 22nd from 10 am - 4 pm at the New York Palace Hotel. Good Luck, Bridal Lovelies.



Get your tickets to one of the hottest bridal events of the year. Join Martha Stewart Weddings and the Wedding Library at The Wedding Party on Saturday, January 22nd from 10 am to 4 pm at The New York Palace Hotel. Tickets start at $60 and are going fast. Get your tickets here.



Can you just imagine that this is a shot from your engagement photo session? Incredible, right. Shot by an amazing photographer, Carlos Alonso Bodas. I believe that he is in Mexico. But you can contact him via his web site.

FOR THE BRIDE: Beauitful Adornment - An Heirloom Piece

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I am a lover of all things vintage and antique. I love the character and charm of this flapper necklace. What a lovely piece. Available at Eleanora's Old World Opulence.

FOR THE GROOM: Wedding Bands He Will Love

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Some guys want their wedding bands to have some flare but don't want the bling of diamonds. So the next best thing could be a wedding band that has unusual detailing like these options from Design 22 Titanium. The green one is my fav.





FOR THE BRIDE: Silk Flower Bouquets Can Be Beautiful

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I am a big proponent of using real flowers at your wedding. But when I took a peek at this silk flower arrangement, it changed my mind. This is gorgeous. The price is a little steep. But it is definitely unique and it will surely last forever. See this and more at Luxurious Wedding Accessories.

FOR THE BRIDE: Hair Combs With That Bling

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Love these beautiful and elegant hair combs from the City Bright Collection at New York & Co.

FOR THE BRIDE: Baubles and Baubles Galore

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Adore this cuff by Doloris Petunia. Doloris Petunia is a big fav of The Bridal Wishlist.



I love this image by wedding photography, Jud McCrehin.



I love the thought of a paper cake topper. Especially when it looks as beautiful as the paper chrysanthemums on this cake. See more paper wonders at Plastic N Paper.

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