Vintage Wedding Look for Less, Ring and Diamond 101, Veils, Win a Free Dress and More

Bridal Cheek has a keen eye for budget wedding style!  The vintage glam trend is way hot right now, and you can pull together a fantastic head to toe bridal look for under $300!

Worried your man might be clueless about diamonds?  Need a quick 101 yourself?  Fear no more; Style School finds the brilliant Ring Tutor, a handy database on everything you need to know about diamonds, settings, price, and ring budgets.  Best of all, this handy tool has a Hint Hint feature.

Etsy remains one of the best places to scout unique and very special wedding touches; check out Etsy Wedding Blog’s latest top ten vintage wedding item finds.

Vintage Glam Weddings takes a peek at one of the latest trends in modern weddings; the birdcage veil. 

For the other special girl on the big day, check out Once Wed’s adorable DYI flower basket – entirely customizable, budget friendly, and fabulous.

Oh, and speaking of the flower girl… Style Me Pretty has some beautiful picks for flower girl dresses by Monsoon. 

A quick brush up on these wedding-invitation language is an absolute must, if you’re the bride printing them, or you’re the guest planning to attend.  From I Will to I Do reminds us about the importance of including appropriate instructions for your guests such as “Black Tie Optional” - if that’s what you want your guests to wear. 

Junebug Weddings has a beautiful lookbook full of wedding fashion trends - from hair, makeup, jewelry, flowers and even lingerie, this series is worth a peek to get you inspired for your own fashion choices. 

BlissTree alerts us to a very cool contest for one lucky bride who will be provided the wedding dress of her dreams… free!  Play a quick game of match-up on their site, and be entered for a chance to win.