The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook
More Than 1,000 Cakes, Centerpieces, Bouquets, Dresses, Decorations, and Ideas for the Perfe
By Carley Roney;
(Potter Style, Hardcover, 9780307462909, 288pp.)
Publication Date: December 21, 2010
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You want a wedding that will wow your guests, but where do you begin? Carley Roney, founder of the world’s most popular wedding destination, TheKnot.com, has compiled The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook to make the entire wedding-planning experience enjoyable.
More than 1,000 gorgeous color photographs give couples endless inspiration for their wedding day, and useful tips, time lines, and lists help the lovebirds flawlessly pull off every detail. Each chapter is bursting with creative and classic ideas to make the day as meaningful as it is beautiful:
Stationery: Save-the-date cards do double duty when printed on coasters or delicate handkerchiefs.
Ceremonies: An auspicious bird’s nest adds a beautiful and rustic touch for carrying rings at a farm wedding.
Dressing Up: A retro bride goes glam with a feathered veil and pearl button–accented gloves. A casual groom and his mates add a personality pop with chocolate-brown Keds to match their wedding chinos.
Cocktail Hour: For a low-key affair, mini grilled cheeses dipped in shot glasses of tomato soup satisfy.
Centerpieces: Fruit slices suspended in crystal vases overflowing with Crayola-bright poppies and orchids offer a cheery setting.
Cakes: White lace frosting details that match the bride’s dress and the couple’s monogram turn a pale green cake into a chic masterpiece.
From classic white-on-white palettes to floral themes to fun fantasy ideas, the choices are limitless. Purple, pink, red, robin’s egg blue—find inspiration at every turn in all the colors a bride can dream of! And The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook is loaded with money-saving ideas that don’t sacrifice style. Expert advice and rich images add up to a delicious visual feast and essential resource to help you create an event as special as you are as a couple.
CARLEY RONEY helms the world’s favorite wedding brand, The Knot, as well as the spinoff brands The Nest and The Bump. The author of thirteen books, Carley appears frequently on television shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, Today, and The Early Show and on the Style network. She is regularly featured in publications such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Glamour, Vogue, Elle, and Self. Her advice column, “Ask Carley,” appears in more than seventy newspapers nationwide.