Some brides carry bouquets as a symbol of happiness, others throw them to distract the crowd, and others see them as a custom of enhancing the atmosphere of the wedding ceremony. In some countries, brides carry bouquets ... More »

During ancient times, brides often carried flowers along with strong smelling herbs, spices, garlic and even chives in order to scare off evil spirits and prevent bad luck. Lovers in Victorian times would also use differ... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

Wedding dresses for brides over 50 are found online from sites such as Flattering50, and Shirley's Dress. Dresses for older brides should flatter, with an emphasis on both look and comfor... More » Holidays & Celebrations Weddings

Creative ideas for a beach wedding include pallet-style ottomans for seating, shell bouquets and color options that don't always work well for an inside wedding. There are unique cakes that brides and grooms can get with... More »

Make wedding bouquets with silk flowers by choosing the type, size and colors of flowers that you want; preparing the stems by trimming and wrapping them; arranging the flowers; and wrapping the stems with floral tape or... More » Holidays & Celebrations Weddings

Some appropriate phrases for a bridal shower card include, "Wishing you a lifetime of happiness," "Best wishes to you on your special day" and, "Here’s to a wonderful ceremony and an even better long and happy life toget... More »

Typically the wedding vows are said in the middle of the ceremony, after the welcome and before the exchanging of rings. This may change depending on the length of the ceremony and the different elements present in the c... More » Holidays & Celebrations Weddings