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Getting Fit for Your Big Day

Everyone wants to look fabulous on their big day, but no one planning a wedding has hours to spend at the gym. Today's blog from Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches offers some exercise and health tips to help get you in better shape for your special day.

1. Stay Hydrated. 
One of the most important aspects of getting fit and being healthy is ensuring that your body gets the amount of water it requires. Staying hydrated is one of the best things you can do to take care of yourself. Plus, when you are hydrated, your metabolism is faster and your brain works faster. Not to mention the benefits hydration has on your hair, skin and nails. Hydration is they key to glowing skin, bright eyes and a toned body for your big day.

2. Get Moving in the Morning. 
There's no busier time than the months prior to your wedding. If you don't make time to take care of yourself first, planning, meetings, tastings, etc. are going to distract you. Getting a workout, even if it's just 15 minut…

8 Easy DIY Decoration Ideas for Your Wedding

Your wedding is quickly approaching. You have the date set and the venue selected, now it's time to start thinking about the decorations. Whether you're trying to save money on your wedding decorations or you just love crafting, we've got some easy DIY decoration ideas for you!

1. Ribbon Tied Photo Backdrop. 
Create a photo backdrop by tying colorful ribbon to a dowel rod. Use wrapped wire ties, as it's faster than knotting the ribbon and it allows the ribbon to drape more neatly. Then hang up the rod and voila, you have an easy DIY photo backdrop. Ribbon can also be used for other decorations, such as tying it to the back of boring chairs to dress them up!

2. Custom Chalkboard Signs. 
Grab a giant chalkboard, some colorful chalk and scribble away! You can use a chalkboard sign for just about anything you want to share with your guests. Get your guests excited for what's on the menu by writing it on the board. Tell them where to sit by writing it on the board. The p…

Tips for Dealing with Family Drama Prior To and During Your Wedding

When you get a large group of people together for an event, there's bound to be some drama. Weddings are a time when some family members haven't seen each other in years, often times by their own decision. Families bicker, it's just human nature, but you don't want them to bring that drama to your wedding. Keep reading for a few tips on dealing with family drama from your favorite South Florida bridal salon.

1. Reconstructed Families. 
Parents that are divorced, and often remarried, create a tricky situation when it comes to planning a wedding. While your divorced parents may be able to be civil around each other, others may not be so lucky. Hopefully your parents will put you first on your special day, but it doesn't hurt you to remind them to be polite to each other. If you have a seating chart for the reception, you might consider putting them at different tables just in case drama begins to ensue.

2. Interfering Parents. 
One of the biggest causes of wedding dram…

The Differences Between Save the Dates & Wedding Invitations

You're engaged! Congratulations! Let the wedding planning begin! Once you've chosen a location and a date, how do you announce to everyone your upcoming wedding? Today's blog from your favorite bridal boutique in the Palm Beaches discusses the differences between "Save the Dates" and "Wedding Invitations."

Save the Dates
A "Save the Date" is a pre-invitation that officially announces your wedding date, and lets your guests know what date to "save" on the calendar. In other words, "don't plan anything else for this day because it's my special day and I want you to be there!" As a general rule, its best to send your save the dates out around 6-8 months prior to the ceremony. If you're planning a destination wedding or something on a holiday weekend, you might want to bump that time frame up to around a year. This gives people plenty of time to ask off work and make their travel plans. Giving people plenty of notice…

Dresses That Look Like They Came From a Fairytale

Most girls have been dreaming of their wedding day since they were little. Who doesn't want their special day to be like something out of a fairytale? In today's blog from Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches, we wanted to feature some dresses that look like they came right out of your favorite childhood storybook!

Marcia Wedding Dress 
Soft and ethereal, this ruffled bridal ballgown features a crystal beaded Alencon lace bodice and horsehair trimmed flounced tulle skirt. Covered button detail accentuates the back of the dress. The Marcia Wedding Dress is available in 3 lengths: 55", 58" and 61", and 3 colors: white, ivory and ivory/champagne.

Mariska Wedding Dress 
Breathtaking beauty best describes this tulle bridal ball gown! Embroidered Alencon lace delicately adorns the sheer bodice and scalloped hemline. Dainty double back straps complete the look. The Mariska Wedding Dress is available in 3 lengths: 55", 58" and 61", and 3 colors: white, ivor…

The Do's and Don'ts of Wedding Thank You Cards

When your wedding is over and you've returned from your honeymoon, your duties as the bride aren't quite over yet. You know all those wonderful gifts that everyone gave you? Show your gratitude by sending out thank you cards. Today's blog from your favorite bridal boutique in South Florida offers some advice on do's and don'ts when it comes to those wedding thank yous.

Wedding Thank You Card Do's 
Here are a few things you want to make sure you do when writing out your thank you cards.

1. Start writing the cards early. 
Depending on how many attendees you had at your wedding, and those that didn't attend, but sent gifts, you're likely going to have a lot of thank you notes to write. Start early, like as soon as you get back from your honeymoon, and don't try to get them all done in one day.

2. Make each thank you card personalized. 
While it may take extra time, it's important add at least one personal note about the gift someone gave you. This se…

5 Tips for Finding the Perfect Wedding Dress

One of the most important and most exciting aspects of the wedding planning process is deciding what to wear. There's nothing more fun than trying on wedding gowns in front of your family and friends! But how do you find the perfect dress for your big day? Follow these tips from the best bridal shop in South Florida:

1. Find Some Inspiration Online. 
Before you even step foot into the bridal salon, do some online searches to get an idea of what you like best. Think about shape, fabric textures, details and embellishments. Browsing some gowns ahead of time will help you focus so that you're not completely overwhelmed when you walk into a wedding dress store.

2. Choose an Ideal Vibe for the Big Day. 
The overall feel and vibe of the wedding will affect your wedding dress selection. Are you doing a daytime wedding or night time wedding? Indoor or outdoor? Winter or Summer? Are you going for the garden goddess or palace princess feel? You want to choose a dress that not only fits …

Creating Your Wedding Day Timeline

The biggest day of your life is finally here, and of course you want it to go off without a hitch. Creating a wedding day timeline is an important step in the wedding planning process. Having a good estimate about when certain aspects of the ceremony and reception should happen will help keep the day organized. A wedding planner or at least an event coordinator the day of can help you keep to your wedding day timeline.  Keep reading for some tips from your favorite bridal store in South Florida on creating the perfect timeline for your wedding day!

1. Create a Timeline from Scratch. 
Sure, you can Google wedding day timelines and come up with plenty of options. However, your wedding day is a unique situation, created just for you. Instead of trying to copy someone else's timeline and make changes, you should start your wedding day timeline from scratch. Use your ceremony time for a starting point, then add in events and tasks that need to be completed prior to that time and after …

Dresses Perfect for a Winter Wonderland Wedding

The holiday season is approaching and a popular wedding theme for this time of year is a winter wonderland. For those of you that are from up North and are traveling back home for your wedding this winter, it's the perfect theme. Even if you're getting married in Southern Florida, an indoor wedding could easily be transformed into a gorgeous winter wonderland. Today's blog from your favorite bridal boutique in Florida features some of our gowns that would be perfect for a winter wedding.

Kimberly Wedding Dress This princess ballgown features a sweetheart neckline and Alencon lace on tulle. A wide hemline and decorative horsehair bands trim the edge of the skirt. A zipper back closure trimmed in covered buttons completes the look. It's available in 3 lengths: 55", 58" and 61". Color options include white, ivory and ivory/creme.

Kiara Wedding Dress This classic bridal ballgown features a dazzling crystallized bodice on a tulle skirt. Embroidered appliques an…

4 Things to Bring with You When Wedding Dress Shopping

Wedding dress shopping involves more than just showing up for your appointment at our bridal salon in Royal Palm Beach. You'll want to come equipped with a few things, such as the proper undergarments and an open mind. Keep reading for a list of items you'll want to be sure to bring along with you when shopping for that perfect bridal gown.

1. Photos of Dresses You Like. 
There's no doubt that you've been dreaming of what your wedding dress will look like from the moment you got engaged, and possibly even before that. Bring dress ideas with you to help your consultant get an idea of what styles you like. However, be sure to keep an open mind. If you come in wanting a specific style dress, and then try it on and don't like the way it looks on you, you're going to be disappointed. Bring photos of dresses you like, but don't get your heart set on something before trying several dresses on.

2. Your Wedding Shoes. 
You should bring your wedding shoes, or at least…

5 Unique Ideas for Your Holiday Wedding

The holiday season will be here before you know it, and if you're planning a winter wedding, now's the time to start finalizing all your plans. Whether you're getting married in the snowy mountains somewhere or right here in Florida, there are a variety of holiday themed ideas you could incorporate into your event. Today's blog from Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches offers some unique holiday wedding ideas that you can use for your winter wedding. If the holiday season is your favorite time of year, then this blog is for you. Enjoy!

1. Incorporate Some Holiday Bling. 
After you've found the perfect dress at our South Florida bridal salon, it's time to accessorize. If you're having a holiday wedding, consider adding a pop of red to your wedding attire. Red shoes or some red jewelry really shout holidays. If you're going for something a little more subtle, find some snowflake jewelry and maybe do some light blue or silver sparkly shoes.

2. Get Festive wi…