This Week in Weddings

December 30, 2013 at 7:53 pm (Wedding Planning Tips) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

A new feature to the blog! Every Monday, we will scour the web and find top news and trends about all things wedding. Read, share, comment, send us links you find, let us know what you think! Your one stop shop every Monday for all the latest. Enjoy!

Wedding Trends for 2014
This article explores the new trends in food, flowers, and decor!
From Waco Today

The rustic wedding theme is getting a cosmopolitan update in 2014, according to the experts. “People are tired of the shabby-chic thing, so they’re going for an old world glamour kind of vibe,” says Sara Burnett, the editor of wedding-inspiration blog Burnett’s Boards.

Peonies, picture courtesy of Waco Today

Peonies, photo courtesy of Waco Today

Peonies are the flowers of the moment, and the bigger the better to make a statement piece that pops. Round out a peony bouquet with fillers like roses and hydrangeas. Tulips are a hot flower that can stand on their own in a vase. Read more.

Wedding Proposals
There are a lot of great proposal stories out there. We want to hear yours! Send your story, or your video, to marketing@thewillowroom and be featured on next week’s blog.  We found a really cool website called with tons of stories and videos. Check out Glenna and Mike’s beautiful proposal in the snow!

Wedding Shoes
Looking for a totally different kind of shoe for your wedding? We found a site called Irregular Choice that offers some very unique designs and styles! For info on the shoe below, click here

Flick Flack, photo from Irregular Choice website

Flick Flack, photo courtesy of Irregular Choice website

Wedding Photography
Photo of the day from Amanda Patrice
From Bridal Guide Magazine

Credit: Amanda Patrice

Spectacular Wedding Sites
From Bridal Guide Magazine

With its awe-inspiring views and intimate, serene vibe, the South Peak of Seneca Rocks in West Virginia is a stunning place to tie the knot—if you’re daring enough to climb up to the 900-foot summit. Avid rock climbers Bob and Antonie Ewing did just that. Read the article here and check out the amazing photos!

Credit: John Ewing

Credit: John Ewing

Celebrity Wedding News
Dolly Parton and her husband, Carl, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in 2016, and they are planning a HUGE party! Read all about it.

Honeymoon Ideas
Komandoo, Maldives Resort
Adults only, over water bungalows, water sports, fine dining; this resort has it all.


Photo courtesy of Komandoo Facebook page

Photo courtesy of Komandoo Facebook page




  1. Marriage Proposals (@HowHeAsked) said,

    Thanks for including!!!!! That’s one of my FAVORITES.

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