more than just jewelry: ethical engagement rings

MiaDonna was founded in 2005 with a single objective: to offer consumers a beautiful, ethical, conflict-free and affordable diamond alternative that would help to free innocent children oppressed by the active conflict diamond mining industry – and that’s something we can definitely get behind! The most important piece of jewelry you ever wear should be […]

tips to perfecting your engagement

It’s time! Yes it’s engagement season and that special girl or guy in your life who has been there by your side and you can’t imagine living without, it’s time to ask them to marry you! The holidays are the perfect time of year to pop the questions. It’s such a festive season with friends […]

a david’s bridal bridesmaids shower

Bridal showers are a tried and true tradition – but why don’t we spin things on their heads a bit and celebrate all the lovely ladies who have been at your side and cheering your relationship along? Plus, any excuse for a party, right? We love the idea of a shower just for your bridesmaids, […]

a timeless wedding gift

You’ll never forget the day you were married. Having an everyday keepsake that reminds you of that day and the intimacy you share with your loved one is one of the most romantic things we can think of. This elopement editorial shoot shows just that, as we watch a young couple share their most important […]

the newlywed guide to the first dinner party

The busyness of your wedding day might be over, but now that the smoke has cleared it’s time to have some friends over for dinner at your place. Between all the gifts and the shopping trips, you’re all set for your new life now, right? Then how come planning your first dinner party seems even […]


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5 elopement tips

These days we’re all in favor of having your wedding exactly the way you want, and if that means an elopement, then we vote do it! If you’re considering an elopement, or even wondering what the differences are between a destination wedding and an elopement then you’ve come to the right place. Here are 5 […]

wedding save the date rules

Save the date announcements serve as a pre wedding invitation and allow your guests to make sure they keep their calendar clear for your big day! Though they sound simple and straightforward there are some wedding save the date rules and etiquette that should be followed. Image by Rayna McGinnis Photography. Find out more ways to […]

staying organized during wedding planning

Some brides-to-be claim that planning a wedding is like adding a part-time job to your plate and they’re usually right, even with a professional wedding planner you’re still going to be in touch with them often and working with them on making sure that your vision turns into a reality. When you’re mired in the […]

2018 wedding songs

Oldies and cross-generational wedding music have their place on your wedding reception playlist and while some classic hits are always a good idea you should mix in some current songs to keep things fresh. Your wedding guests will be all ages and its fun to make sure that everyone from every generation has something they […]

watch this before your overseas pre wedding

We’ve all dreaming of a destination pre wedding shoot or destination wedding in our favorite spots around the world and there’s nothing more romantic that saying ‘we’re engaged!’ while exploring a unique city together and creating memories that last a lifetime. But the images you see, those picture perfect shots you’ve dreamed of with just […]

25 creative ways to use flowers in your wedding

Wedding flowers are a must for the decor, accessories and cakes. If you and your partner want something beyond the clichéd wedding flowers, you can always be innovative. Here’s how you can get creative with flowers and make things visually interesting for the guests. Wedding invitations Start your creative journey with the wedding invitations. Use […]

how to start planning your wedding

Whether big or small, planning your wedding is quite an undertaking, but a joyous one! It can seem overwhelming at first, but by breaking it up into tasks it’s not quite so daunting. We’re written down a few tips to help you get started in your wedding planning process. PLAN YOUR BUDGET Most brides and […]

10 perfect first dance songs

Picking your wedding songs is a pretty big deal. As we all know, music can make or break the vibe you’re going for – it’s so important to get it just right! From ‘getting ready for the wedding music’ in the morning to the processional, cocktail hour music, reception entrance songs, father-daughter dance song to […]

10 best wedding and love quotes

Last week we talked about how to write your own wedding vows and one of the tips was to look up some of your favorite love and wedding quotes. With that said we’ve decided to round-up a few of our favorite here to get your mind racing about all the ways you love your bride […]

how to write your wedding vows

Many couples decide to write their own wedding vows for their big day and this is something that we’re totally behind. Here are some tips on how to write your own wedding vows, perfectly! TALK ABOUT IT FIRST When you and your fiancé decide to write your own wedding vows it’s important that you both […]