Brenda's Wedding Blog | Fresh Ideas for Creative Weddings

wedding blog + planning guide for creative weddings | inspiration for DIY Brides

Brenda's Wedding Blog is your online resource for planning your dream elegant wedding. Helping you find the "wow" in weddings.

This and That . . . plus, a wee bit of the holidays early

12 Days of Christmas by Sweetwater
offering 12 Days of new projects and ideas to help you through the Christmas Season
(see blog and etsy shop for details)

This week's Blog Giveaway
Enter to win either the Clara or Angela dupioni silk wedding clutch from Pretty Lulu Bridal customized with your fabric choices.

Parklife Press Fall Sale
All orders opened from now thru the end of November are entitled to a 10% discount regardless of when the details are finalized.

Ajalon Printing and Design Letterpress Special
The 100 letterpress invitations and cards for $398 special is back

Martha Stewart Weddings
Their first Destination Weddings & Dream Honeymoons special issue goes on sale this Monday

Honeymoon Shopping Spree
SHOP.COM is currently offering a "Honeymoon Shopping Spree" giveaway on One lucky couple will win a $1,000 honeymoon shopping spree on SHOP.COM.

Casting Call for new series "Pop the Question"
Do you or your friends/parents have a romantic, amazing, silly, funny, or creative proposal story? Stick Figure Productions and AOL are looking for couples (ALL AGES) to share their unique story for a new show "Pop the Question." We would LOVE to hear your romantic tale! If you are in NYC or the surrounding area and would like the opportunity to share your UNIQUE story on camera please send a brief summary along with a photo and your contact information ((name, age, location, years married, and phone number)) to

Bridezilla stories for BRIDES magazine
We've all been there: A best friend turns into Bridezilla and you pick up the pieces, without complaint. Now's your chance to tell all. Give us the scoop in 100 words or less and your story may be published in our March issue. We don't need names (obvi) but we do want the juicy details! Email all entries to by November 16th and you could receive a box of 40 charming thank-you notes (designed by BRIDES!).