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Posted by Cayla Capri
w hen it comes to the first dance, brides that can work a dance floor from bubblegum-top to rawk-out bottom, may want to croon and swoon to something with a little more cuddle in it, but avoid a sleep-inducing soundscape à la any number of grey-overcoated and anatomical mis-en-scènes out there. This potential tremolo of quibble can be avoided by sticking to an up ‘n’ unbeatable sample of sticky-pop starlets and classic cannon fodder both past and present, where suave and impish come together to form a head-to-toe hybrid ensemble of ooo’s and aww’s, elbow-length gloves, white-turtle doves, and all the bells
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t here’s nothing more endearing than a wide-eyed tyke, all gussied up in his or her Sunday best, inspiration-driven and skepticism-free. That is, until the mud-pies come a’calling and their latest sugar-high hits rock bottom. As bride-of-the-hour, if you just so happen to have an aversion to well-meaning cherubic handfuls, keep the peace with a few simple Miss Manners maneuvers, and sidestep that unwarranted misnomer of Lady Grinch, not to mention the cold-shoulder aftermath of disgruntled mother hens. birds of a feather
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f ollowing in the footsteps of Friends’ Monica and Sex and the City’s Miranda, come a horde of female DIY’ers taking matters into their own hands. The stage is set, the candles are lit, and your fella is adorably unassuming. It’s finally time to pop the question of all questions. Whether you choose to call on come-hither eyes, wham-bam shock value, or Obama-esque rhetoric, you’re about to enter a euphoric bubble for two – so boys, get off the bent knees and make way for some spicy girl empowerment. have a game plan
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Posted by Cayla Capri
j ust like you wouldn’t leave behind humor, irony or joie de vivre, entering a marriage sans sense of adventure is unthinkable – a recipe for regret. Exhibit just how game you guys are wedding somewhere you’re normally not. A good excuse to keep things intimate (no co-worker’s going to hop on a plane), and an approach loaded with stress/money saving perks, destination weddings are last season’s themed wedding, now
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Posted by Cayla Capri
t here are three subdivisions of the anti-first-dancer: those who will not dance to At Last (or for that matter, Wonderwall), those bored by the widespread hug & shuffle, and those who just flat out refuse to dance, up there, on stage, alone. Not a problem, since alt. everything abounds - from waltzing Metallica to first lightsaber duels to simply ignoring the tradition until it goes away. new songs for old loves
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Posted by Cayla Capri
t here’s something extra yummy about the term ‘local flavor.’ It connotes chin-drizzling freshness, farmer’s market quaintness and maybe a dash of loveable kook. Now that honeymoons and home-town pride are no longer mutually exclusive, it might be fine time to embrace your burg with the zeal of an outsider. The local holiday is definitely in vogue, and any craze championing economic smarts is worth your adoption. All you need to stay at ease at home is a super suite, regenerated outlook and neglected cell phone. Love-nesting never tasted so peachy. tourist de force
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Posted by Cayla Capri
p lanning a wedding in a month (or two) is totally feasible so long as in your mind, low-key intimacy is where it’s at. Your man’s hand, the intertubes and a flexible nature are your most valuable assets, and minutiae’s officially a thing of fifteen-dollar wedding mags. Other than a modest checklist of bare-bones nuptial stuff, all there is to focus on is creating a perfectly imperfect celebration of true stomach-knotting love. the last-minute venue The civil brand of
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Posted by Cayla Capri
s urprise weddings are gaining popularity, but the term still incites the occasional raised brow and ‘say what?’ Just think of it as an inverse surprise party, but instead of a room full of those on-the-in crouching behind couches, it’s two hush-hush lovers setting the stage to spill their dirty deets. So cue the shock and awe, because the squealing oh-my-god-ness of the surprise partier is practically a dull nod when compared to guests’ reactions over the surprise newlyweds. surprise weddings understood
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Posted by Cayla Capri
t hose who spend the engagement period indulging in first kiss nostalgia and wedding china anxiety are missing out on a seriously good period of grace. Your hearts are definitely hooked but babies seem light years away, so why not channel all butterflies into giddy bliss? No question, planning a party for two clans, plus posses, plus workplace overflow is no easy feat, yet there’s also no joy in playing the stickler. Fantasy weddings are fine, but yours - ineffable energy, overwhelming warmth, minor imperfections and all – will be the tops. Now to make the most out of an engagement, simply work hard, trust everything
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Posted by Cayla Capri
a s joyously sublime as weddings can be, this celebration can actually take quite a toll on the environment (as with any function) - and most definitely a demure high heel shoe can unintentionally leave a not-so-dainty carbon footprint. So why not show your planet a little luv and invite Mother Nature in for some TLC? Let your guests know the steps you’ve taken concerning this pro-health and good-karma kindness action to get the globally-conscientious wheels a’turnin’.
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