Jay & Andrew’s Bohemian Beach Wedding by Paopao Sanchez

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I love this wedding in all its pristine and natural beauty. The beautiful and carefree barefoot bride, chic and casually dressed entourage, nonchalant reception decor and the breathtaking charm of Bohol — all yours for the taking today.

I wouldn’t be able to translate into words the silent spectacle of Andrew and Jay’s wedding. You just have to see for yourselves the wonderful photographs taken by the extremely talented Paopao Sanchez in order for you to enjoy and absorb the beauty of this bohemian beach wedding.

It’s quite rare that I am at a loss for words. This is one of those rare occasions. So I wouldn’t hold you any longer, cherries. Fall in love and be ready to be swept away. As Paopao puts it, “Gorgeous couple, gorgeous wedding!” Enjoy viewing! :)

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Photography: Paopao Sanchez Photo | Videography: Superseven | Ceremony and Reception Venue: Bohol, Philippines | Coordination: Supreme Weddings | Make up: wayofthebunny.com

12 Lovely Ways to Incorporate Watercolor Into Your Wedding

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Photo source: Smitten on Paper

I’ve been wanting to learn to paint with watercolor for the longest time now. I even have the paints and my sketch book ready. All I need to do is to sit down, tinker with it, feel the flow and get inspired! I don’t know what’s stopping me, but I know I owe it to myself to learn this craft. I have fallen in love with it even before learning how to do it!

Watercolor. Reminds me of all things romantic, whimsical and colorful. It is happiness in a palette. And if truth be told, I’d say watercolor inspired weddings are just beyond beautiful. They just are. It’s like capturing the beauty of art into your wedding. It leaves a majestic, ethereal feel in everything that the color touches. You simply can’t go wrong with this because watercolor is beauty itself. Need proof? Scroll down and be swept away with these 12 lovely ways to bring watercolor’s beauty into your wedding!

1.  Wedding Invitations and Stationery

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Photo by Jose Villa via Elizabeth Anne Designs | Stationery and Calligraphy by Julie Song Ink 

2.  Escort Cards

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Photo by Julie Lim Photographer via Ruffled

3.  Bridesmaid Dresses

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Photo by  Bek Grace Photograohy via Ruffled

4.  Wedding Cake

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Cake and Photo by AK Cake Design via The Cake Blog

5.  Table Number

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Photo by Anna Munro via Magnolia Rouge

6.  Table Napkins or Table Runners

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Photo by  Mikkel Paige Photography via Wedding Chicks

7.  Cocktails and Drinks

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Photo by  Mikkel Paige Photography via Wedding Chicks

8.  Reception Decorations

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Photo by  Amy Stone Photography via Onto Baby

9.  Wedding Program or Wedding Menu

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Photos by Scott Clark Photography via Green Wedding Shoes

10. Bridal Bouquet

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Photo by Ryan Ray Photography via Style Me PrettyFloral Design by Bows and Arrows

11. Guest Book Alternative

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Photo by Lindsay Megahed via Etsy

12. Bridal Gown

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Photo by Katie Slater Photography via Style Me Pretty

Brand Your Wedding: Creating a Cohesive Wedding Theme

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Gone were the days when all you need to do is to choose a color motif as your “wedding theme”. Not that it is passe, but let’s admit it, doing just that may make your wedding look like everyone else’s or worse, somebody else’s. Have you ever attended a wedding and you suddenly have a deja vu — and you end up racking your brain, trying to remember the other wedding where you saw all these wedding deets; and all in the same color? Yeah. You don’t want that to happen to your guests. Not that you’re shallow or OC because you care so much about wedding details (like, geez, weddings are supposed to be more than the details, right?). But admit it, taking a leap beyond the wedding color motif and yes please, having a wedding theme — no, scratch that — having a cohesive wedding theme is a sure way to showcase your personality as a couple.
It doesn’t have to be over-the-top unique to show your quirks and perks. You can start with the basics. It can be the most common, most popular kind, just add some (or tons!) of your personal touches and you can end up claiming the theme as “yours”. Easy-peasy, eh? Let your imagination run wild, cherries! The possibilities are endless! Unravel your creativity and brainstorm with the right people (your partner, your bridesmaids, your wedding stylist, etc). Have fun. Don’t be afraid, don’t hold back. You can incorporate ANYTHING, it’s your wedding afterall. :)
To help you start and give you some idea, here’s a cheat sheet on the 4 most popular wedding themes. You can steal one of these as it is or tweak it a bit and go kick it up a notch! Remember, don’t forget to have fun! :)

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