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Go Inside Our New Wedding Book!

Martha Stewart Weddings Ideas & Inspiration is on sale now!

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We're thrilled to announce that our brand new wedding book, Martha Stewart Weddings Ideas & Inspirations ($60, Clarkson Potter), has arrived and with it, more than 250 pages of planning advice, fresh ideas, and need-to-know info on working with vendors, finding inspiration, and keeping your guests happy and comfortable. The 12 chapters cover the planning process chronologically, from announcing your engagement (woo-hoo!) and finding a venue to picking a palette, designing your big-day look, and deciding on stationery and flowers. You'll also get ideas for putting together a personal—and meaningful—ceremony, a fun and fabulous reception, and a delectable dinner menu and desserts. Consider it your ultimate guide to planning a wedding!

 

Know someone else who's engaged? It makes an awesome wedding gift! In the meantime, take a look at what you'll find inside its pages:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter One

YOU'RE ENGAGED!

First things first: Share your news, set a budget, and draft a guest list.  

 

Chapter Two

DREAM UP YOUR THEME

Select a place that speaks to you, then start personalizing your party. 

 

Chapter Three

JUST ADD COLOR

Five strategies for picking a palette and fun ways to carry it through your day. 

 

Chapter Four

STYLE YOUR LOOK

How to find the gown of your dreams, look gorgeous, and dress your attendants

 

Chapter Five

SELECT YOUR STATIONERY

Everything you need to know about invites and extras from escort cards to thank-you notes.

 

Chapter Six

FIND YOUR FLOWERS

Blooms for all seasons, styles, and budgets, plus hiring the right florist for you

 

Chapter Seven

START TO CELEBRATE

Registry tips and ideas for engagement and bachelor/ette parties, showers, and rehearsal dinners

 

Chapter Eight

WELCOME YOUR GUESTS

Help invitees plan, and get them to the right places—and in the best moods—all weekend. 

 

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MASTER YOUR CEREMONY

Vows, music, rituals: all that adds meaning to this momentous occasion. 

 

Chapter Ten

DESIGN YOUR RECEPTION

Give guests the time of their lives with great food, amazing music, and a well-planned event.

 

Chapter Eleven

CREATE YOUR CAKE

Filling, frosting, and finery to serve a sweet sensation, and dazzling dessert-bar ideas.

 

Chapter Twelve

PLAN YOUR SEND-OFF

Festive farewell moments: Toss confetti, give fab favors, and make a grand getaway.

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