By Wedding Thingz Contributor: 
Amanda Walters
Ideas for a unique wedding
Your wedding day is one of the most important days you and your partner will share. Of course, you also want your wedding day to be special for your guests. If you want to make your special day memorable, there are some things you can do to keep your friends and family entertained. Here are a few entertainment ideas for a unique wedding day.


 
 
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When women are ready to become engaged, they may tell their guy the type of ring they would like or help to select the engagement ring. While the diamond solitaire is always trending, here are three hot trends with blue stones. Since many are choosing rings with colors, the blue stones have become very popular engagement ring selections. 


 
 
Dresses by Da Vinci Bridal
City charm meets country chic in Da Vinci Bridal's Spring 2015 Collection. Designed with the traditional bride in mind, Da Vinci Bridal offers the latest in elegant, yet surprisingly no-fuss gowns. The Spring 2015 Collection has gowns that effortlessly draw out the natural beauty in every bride. Fit and flare wedding dresses and full skirts sculpt the perfect silhouette, while trending details like delicate lace embroidery and tiny back buttons offer that romantic look many brides are seeking today. I love the country chic photo shoot! If you're thinking about wearing cowboy boots (or a traditonal bridal shoe) on your wedding day, one of the beautiful Da Vinci dresses may be for you. 

 
 
Short wedding dresses
Have you thought about having a short dress for your wedding? You might need a short dress to change into after the ceremony or may be having a less formal or destination wedding. I've found five fab short dresses you will love!


 
 
Autumn tips for a wedding
Fall is fast approaching, which means it's time to talk about what autumn will look like down the aisle this year. Kristin Alexander, founder of Southern California based Esoteric Events, has crafted five tips for incorporating autumn themes into weddings that I'm sure you'll love. From food, color palettes, flower arrangements, and decor to place settings, her five tips exude the warmth and richness of the season without going overboard with seasonal themes.

 
 
Bride and groom
Brianna and Matt had a beautiful spring wedding at the Belle Meade Plantation in Nashville, Tennessee. The big day was captured by Doerman Photography. Brianna’s mermaid dress had white feathers decorating the bust area and she enhanced her look with fabulous turquoise shoes! I love that the bridesmaids wore the same dress in different shades of green, blue, and purple. It's a nice color combination. 


 
 
Guest Post
7 Things Overlooked at a Wedding
Weddings are one of the most special and precious moment in one’s life. Understandably, people should want the wedding to be of a grand scale. However, in the rush of situation, there are many things that are overlooked owing to various reasons. Here is a list of the 7 often overlooked things at a wedding:


 
 
Best man speech
Does the best man in your wedding need help with making the perfect best man's speech. It can be hard for some, but the London Speaker Bureau has put together a wonderful infographic that will make it easier. It gives tips on what to include, what not to include and how to get a few laughs. It's great advice for any best man!


 
 
Marisol Aparicio Wedding Dresses
This week, I am sharing with you the beautiful wedding dresses by Marisol Aparicio Weddings. The dresses are  handmade by a mother and daughter team and they love weddings! The collection features dresses made using exquisite high quality materials. The dresses will make any bride look lovely as she walks down the aisle. Here are some dresses from the collection.

 
 
Farm photo shoot
I love this gorgeous photo shoot put together by Zebra Music. They are a boutique music services company located in Ramat Gan, Israel. The DJ roster includes some of Israel's leading DJs. They did a cool and edgy brides and grooms photo shoot at Ronit Farm, which is the most luxurious venue for weddings in Israel. The venue and dresses are beautiful! Check out the pictures and the behind the scenes video