You’d never plan your wedding at work (cough, cough) — but your lunch break is a whole other story! For your weekly roundup, we picked gorgeous real weddings, pretty style details, and helpful tips from across the web.
Nontraditional brides jumping on the dainty-engagement-rings trend will love these smaller, unique sparklers. From intricately faceted designs to colored small-stoned gems, these delicate rings are the perfect accessory for brides-to-be looking for something that doesn’t exactly scream bridal. —POPSUGAR
Get inspired by these creative engagement photo ideas that were handpicked by our favorite wedding photographers. One trick to nailing that perfect shot? “Be smiling, flirt with each other, and have fun,” shares wedding photographer Matt Edge. Check out all the beautiful pictures in our roundup, and see how you can incorporate these ideas into your engagement shoot!
This organic wedding in Utah showcases the region’s natural elements in stunning fashion. The couple lined their ceremony aisle with lush snapdragons to create a magical space to exchange their “I dos.” Plus, if you’re going for rustic minimalism, you’ll love the couple’s two-tiered wedding cake — a clean, simple confection topped with gold-flecked berries and earthy greenery. —OnceWed
We’re celebrating the holiday season at the BRIDES office with one of our favorite events — Christmas cookie swaps! And we know the feeling that comes after downing a full plate of sugary cookies. So how do you avoid the sugar crash without completely cutting out those festive treats? Check out these 10 delicious recipes for creating the perfect Christmas cookie that incorporates healthy (but super tasty!) ingredients that are absolutely guilt-free. —Well + Good
Christmas weddings, oh how we’re smitten for you! If you’re a winter bride hosting a holiday-themed wedding bash, grab your wedding-style cues from this inspiration shoot. Decorate your tables with leafy greenery and deep red roses, while adding touches of gold for a hint of elegance. The weather outside may be frightful, but we’re creating a cozy and inviting space for your winter-wedding wonderland. —100 Layer Cake