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8 Amazing Unique Ways to Personalize Your Wedding

You can do this on your own, or get someone creative to do it. Have your own vintage or rustic wedding decor and personalize your vintage or rustic wedding cards, itinerary, dressing gowns, napkins; basically whatever you can using this.

Design a vintage or rustic wedding

Here are some vintage wedding ideas to help get you plan your special day.

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Monogram it!

Another cute way is to use both your monograms wherever you can in the decoration, on the vintage or rustic wedding cake, floating in the pool, etc. You can either use just the initials, or make it more like an “A & V”.

Decor

Display your photos or personalise your napkins and coasters!

Be unique

We’ve seen a bride-to-be get her love story embroidered on to her vintage or rustic wedding lehenga, and another one who got it drawn on her mehendi! You can get as creative as you want with this! Here are some rustic wedding ideas that can help with this.

Bridal room

They look so cute and make the pictures even more adorable! You can personalise a lot of stuff in the bridal room with stuff like the board at the entrance, heels, slippers, bathing gown and hangers!

Cocktails

Have an open bar? Invent your own signature cocktail for the vintage or rustic wedding and write it down on a chalkboard! You can even give it some cute name like in the vintage or rustic wedding above!

Personalised notes

You can get them printed, signed or hand-written, but make sure to add a personalised “Thank You” from both of you to whoever took some time out for your vintage or rustic wedding. You can place them on every table with a stand, as a coaster or maybe add it to the vintage or rustic wedding hampers.

The bridesmaids and groomsmen

They did much more for you than every other vintage or rustic wedding guest, so how about you get something extra special for them? You can personalise just about any gift to add that special love!

Personalised hampers

Whether it is the hamper you’re sending with the card, the one you choose to give every guest who attended, or the one you keep as a welcome hamper in their rooms, make sure it has something special apart from the usual stuff, which will just make it all the more special!

You can have something like tiny bottles of both your signature scents or an exotic tea or coffee you guys love in the hamper.

Europe, Travel

Top 4 European Cities to Visit

A beautiful and attractive city in Latvia promotes proud influence and tradition. The capital city Riga was settled in the 2nd century on the Daugava River and has a cultural captivating environment that offers numerous touristic attractions. For example, the Riga castle from the 14th century built by Livonian order receives thousands of tourists every year and is the historical center of Riga, protected by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) since 1997 because of its substantial cultural importance.

Riga

Richard Wagner, one of the famous European compositors lived in Riga and many more famous artists and composers get their inspiration from this incredible location. Also see the beautiful cathedral, TV Tower and the Riga City Council which is in the busy town hall square.

Full of historical renaissance, Valletta is located on the larger island of Malta and is a smaller capital city with a population of only 7000 people. Well known for its beautiful beaches and tropical climate while looking out onto the Mediterranean Sea, if you’re looking for nice summer vacation with blue lagoons then this could be the right place for you.

The size is an advantage for travelers getting around; you can take a bus to Golden Bay in a convenient short amount of time. Some attractions include the Maltese Carnival in February, Saint Barbara Church, and St. John’s Cathedral.

Paris

This iconic, elegant and majestic city of Paris is one of the most popular symbols of the modern European society today.

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A sophisticated city on every travelers recommendation guide, this destination allows you to embrace the true culture of Europe, starting with Hotel de Ville (City Hall) which has been grounded at the same place for 7 long centuries and the Louvre Museum which is the most renowned museum in the world.

This is the reason why Paris is the European cultural hub for commuting connoisseurs. Other special attractions include the Palace of Versailles, Eiffel Tower and the Napoleon Triumphal Gate (which is second biggest in the world).

Budapest

Three cities united as one in 1873, the Hungarian Capital, Budapest, is the mix of modern Hungary and Ottoman culture. The Importance of Budapest are the magnificent castles and one, in particular, the famous Buda Castle, a historical complex that was built in 1265!

If you love politics you’ll be impressed by the prominent Hungarian parliament building which was built with Gothic revival architecture. The entire world can be represented by certain attractions in Budapest, a must-see for European travelers.

Tons of wonderful vacation options are available for all types of travelers to Europe and locals will welcome you with warmth and by open arms while you experience this fascinating “Old World” way of life.

Hotel, Travel

5 East Coast Luxury Resorts You’ll Love

Finding just the right East Coast resort for your vacation can be hard. With so many great options out there, it can be hard to choose just the right place. To help you decide, we’ve put together a list of our five favorites

Castle Hill Resort and Spa

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This resort is located in Vermont’s Green Mountains. While many people love it for the skiing, it is actually open year-round. Despite the fact that it only has 10 rooms, the property comes with just about every amenity you can think of. It’s perfect for families, business travelers, and couples looking for a romantic vacation. Website: Castle Hill Resort and Spa

Mirbeau Inn & Spa

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You’ll find this resort in Skaneateles, New York in the Finger Lakes wine area. Designed to look like a romantic French-inspired country estate it boasts a first-rate restaurant, yoga classes and beautiful gardens and ponds. Each chateau style room has its own fireplace and soaking tub. Website: Mirbeau Inn & Spa

Inn at Palmetto Bluff

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This Palmetto, South Carolina inn shows sown of the best that the Low country has to offer. Close to Savannah and Hilton Head, you’ll find plenty of shopping and sightseeing. Back at the resort, you’ll discover a signature Jack Nickalus golf course, a spa with private outdoor soaking tubs, and a variety of outdoor games. The rooms are spread out between private cottages and homes. That means you’ll find separate bedrooms within a suite, screened-in porches and fireplaces. Website: Inn at Palmetto Bluff

The Cloister at Sea Island

The Cloister at Sea Island

This Sea Island, Georgia property is probably the most famous one on our list. Since 1928 the resort has held five miles of private beach along

Georgia’s southeastern coast. Amenities include round-the-clock butler service, clay skeet shooting lessons, a beach club, three pools, air-conditioned cabanas, sailing lessons, horseback riding and private golf lessons taught by master players. Website: The Cloister at Sea Island

Little Palm Island Resort and Spa

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This Little Palm Island, Florida resort is hidden away on a tiny private island and is only accessible by a private boat or airplane. There are no televisions, or phones, giving you the ultimate sense of getting away from it all. Don’t worry, though, the rooms all have whirlpool tubs and luxurious bamboo-fenced outdoor showers. There are a variety of activities offered to fill the days, but most travelers choose the quiet of the private white sand beach. Website: Little Palm Island Resort and Spa

Hotel, Travel

Top 5 Romantic Honeymoon Resorts in the Midwest

It might seem like a lot of fun to take an exotic trip to Hawaii or Europe, but these locations may not be within your budget or might even sound cliché. The truth is that you can experience an amazing and simultaneously economical honeymoon in many locations within the Midwest, where the winters typically provide a snowy landscape for hilly skiing and “winter wonderland” visuals, while the spring or summer seasons make the idea of soaking in an outdoor hot tub and sipping a bottle of Cristal as enticing as it could get.

To kick this blog off, here are my top 5 picks for honeymoon heavens within the heart of North America.

The Granville Inn in Ohio

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If you’re looking for a little bit of history to liven your honeymooning experience, the Granville Inn, located in Granville, Ohio, is one of the premier locations for an historic atmosphere to serve as a backdrop for your romantic weekend. With elegant dining in their award-winning Oak Room restaurant, luxury spa and charming-yet-inexpensive suites in the style of “olde England,” adventurous couples are likely to enjoy this location for their post-wedding celebrations.

The Champagne Lodge and Luxury Suites in Illinois

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If you’re looking for an excellent time in Illinois for your honeymoon, consider the luxuries offered at The Champagne Lodge and Luxury Suites in Willowbrook, Illinois. Just 18 miles southwest of downtown Chicago, you can travel to the city during the day and explore, and relax back at the lodge in the evening with your individual spa treatments. Many packages are available, including proposal packages to make popping the question as romantic as it gets, and honeymooners can enjoy massages together for up to 90 minutes. There’s no shortage of romantic dining in nearby Oak Brook, either.

Hotel Pattee in Iowa

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Another ideal location for couples searching for an historic experience will find Perry, Iowa’s Hotel Pattee to be an excellent getaway. With a selection of classic, premier and full rooms, you’ll be able to enjoy a rich, relaxing experience on your honeymoon at this AAA, Four-Diamond hotel. Some notable attractions nearby to explore during the day include Pattee Park, with a stream that runs through, and Whiterock Conservancy, where couples can enjoy scenic hiking, horseback riding and biking on over 30 miles of trails.

Sundara Inn and Spa in Wisconsin

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Located right outside the Wisconsin Dells, Sundara Inn and Spa is a luxury resort surrounded by amazing tall pines, with a winding road guiding guests to this hidden getaway. This oasis contains a long series of hot tubs and steam rooms, with the ideal privacy for a honeymoon. Couples can get candlelit massages together in the Spa Together room, and fireside champagne is also available at the pool area’s fire bowl.

Lutsen Resort in Minnesota

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Right in Lutsen, Minnesota, Lutsen Resort accommodates couples looking for fun in the summertime or winter relaxation. Enjoy skiing or kayaking depending on the time of the year in Lutsen and enjoy a candlelit dinner in-town before lounging in the whirlpools or enjoy the warmth emanating from your room’s fireplace. You’ll find the romance you need in the perfect romantic getaway here.