2015 brings new big things from our loves over at The NotWedding! Starting in the New Year the producers of the nation’s favorite local bridal showcases-turned-celebrations take on their new brand name–The Big Fake Wedding!


Aiming to strike the perfect chord of opulent grandeur, Meghan & Adam used classic ivory, shimmering champagne & dreamy blush shades to craft an aura of lavish romance.

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Happy Wedding Wednesday Brides & Grooms! Are you still in need of the perfect stocking stuffers? Pamper your loved ones this holiday season with this week’s luxurious Bridal Booty Giveaway from Scrubby Neck Handmade Soap Co.!


Imagine every wedding invitation handmade with original art work designed with traditional pen and ink drawings–no image exactly the same. The creative minds, Alyson and Nick, behind Rustic Belt Love approach each and every paper piece with this aesthetic in mind. From printed materials to reception décor, let them create a cohesive and well-designed ambience from start to finish. Browse amongst some of the freshest and in-demand vendors in the Western New York area, or untapped local talent.


Equal parts grit & glitz–upstate character gets a whimsical twist with a dose of free-spirited vitality.


Stephanie & Shaun’s Newport wedding struck the perfect chord of classical beauty dressed up with handmade details.


Let the majestic backdrop of the Adirondack mountains at the Boathouse Restaurant & Lodges at Cresthaven set the scene for your New York nuptials. An idyllic location for your ceremony, reception, and even honeymoon, the lodge boasts private and comfortable rental accommodations, as well as lovely dockside seating and delectable, seasonal fare in their Boathouse Restaurant. Whether your perfect wedding is an intimate, rustic affair or an elegant and timeless soiree, the breathtaking views and luxurious facilities are sure to please everyone in attendance.


Dreaming of a sophisticated lakeside celebration rife with classic New England charm, Jessy & Quinton chose the breathtaking Sagamore Resort for their soiree.


Happy Wedding Wednesday Brides & Grooms! Give your favorite holiday cocktails a crafty twist with this week’s Bridal Booty Giveaway from Poor Man’s Kitchen.

Family tradition, inspired libations, and one-of-a-kind flavors come together at Poor Man’s Kitchen. Using only the highest quality natural ingredients–think organic spices and pure cane sugar– these artisanal syrups welcome you to mix in a little something special to your favorite beverages.


Delight in the plunder of rugged textures, sand-sprinkled accessories & kitschy décor.

above (clockwise, from top left): invite guests to bundle up with goodies for the road; neuhaus royal pralines celebrate faraway flavors; catch some rays! a modern invitation radiates contemporary chic with foil letterpress detailing and bold ultramarine type; unearthed treasures from walks on the beach present a fragrant gardenia boutonniere.


Set sail & saddle up! Maritime comes to the mainland in a spread of beach-found trinkets awash with weatherworn whimsy. Echoing the spirit of afternoons spent sunbathing in the dunes, saltwater-kissed shades adorn shipshape details with playful panache.


Everything you need for your wedding is right at your fingertips with Turning Stone Resort & Casino. Beginning with a rehearsal dinner and ending with a goodbye brunch, Turning Stone Resort & Casino provides you with a fabulous affair. Nothing is left out as you can choose your cake, florals, menus, and theme, all provided to you by seasoned experts. You and your bridal party can even make use of the spa, where a selection of wedding packages are offered so that you can relax as the professionals take care of everything else.