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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 {the latest giveaways + bridal umbrellas}

It's been a while since I've posted a This and That so I decided today was the day to share with you some of the latest contests {besides my currently weekly giveaway} that I think you might like to know about. But, first, here's a brand new wedding product that's just been released from Cheeky Umbrella. They are a manufacturer of unique rain umbrellas and in the new spring product line up are two bridal umbrellas. The wedding umbrellas are designed to bring a smile to the bride's face on a rainy wedding day with their beautiful white and silver designs and a "cheeky" statement written on the underside (such as "Rain or shine, that guy is mine" and "It’s a bridal shower!"). You can see more about the wedding umbrellas here.

From Beantown Bride - You could Win a Boston Wedding
Beantown Bride, in partnership with a prestigious roster of local wedding vendors, is giving away a professionally planned intimate wedding at a unique Boston venue in 2011. The recently launched website will create a dream wedding for one lucky New England couple and twenty guests, including a “day-of” wedding coordinator, invitations, cake, flowers, photography, videography, a custom-made veil or hairpiece for the bride, and more, valued at $15,000. The contest is geared towards couples looking to create a small, chic affair and will be prominently featured throughout the planning process on Beantown Bride. Deadline is May 1st

June Petals Giveaway
Enter to win a Petal Shade in your choice of Pink, Yellow or Ivory. A Petal Shades are lovely floaty flower pendant lamp shades. The prize is free for UK residents and those in the US will need to pay for shipping costs only.

DexKnows Weddings Recessionista Giveaway
Four couples have the chance to win $10,000 each towards their upcoming wedding. Couples can enter by sharing what recessionista inspiring alternatives they plan to use at their wedding. A recessionista is stylish, yet frugal and ideas should be as creative as the recessionistas themselves. For example, gerbera daisies instead of roses. DexKnows Weddings celebrity wedding planner, Yifat Oren will pick the most creative finalists and winners will be chosen based on online public voting. Four winners with the highest number of votes will win. Deadline is May 4th