Overwhelmed by the infinite pins on social media's wedding inspiration mecca? Focus on these standout boards
Ready, Set, Pin
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Who says you have to wait until he pops the question to start fantasizing about the big day? Most women don’t sweat that small detail before taking to Pinterest to organize every last detail. In fact, 70 percent of brides-to-be admitted to have already started pinning to a wedding board before they were engaged, according to a just-released survey of 700 engaged ladies from The Knot and Mashable. Whether he’s already gotten down on bended knee or you're just browsing, these are the top boards to trigger creativity and aid in the planning process.
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One Fab Day Wedding Blog: Wedding Dresses
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Not sure where to start when it comes to choosing a dress to wear as you walk down the aisle? One Fab Day Wedding Blog’s Wedding Dresses board is a great place. Scroll through the more than 1,000 dresses to familiarize yourself with the trends, and repin those that catch your eye.
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Style Me Pretty: Wedding Centerpieces
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More than one million people visit the wedding powerhouse website each month, so it’s no wonder the team behind Style Me Pretty has extended their expertise to Pinterest too. Their Wedding Centerpieces board captures floral arrangements for every bride-to-be, with well put-together bouquets of roses for the romantic bride to simple baby’s breath for the lady going for au naturale.
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Bridal Musings: DIY
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The DIY wedding trend has proven it's got staying power. If you need a little push to get the creative juices flowing, peruse Bridal Musing’s DIY board. It’s packed with why-didn’t-I-think-of-that ideas and instructive pins to infuse your personality into the day.
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BHLDN: Wedding Hair
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Make it easy for your hairstylist by zeroing-in on the type of ‘do you want to accompany the white dress. Put together a wedding hair board of your own—inspired by the styles featured on this board from Anthropologie's vintage wedding sister brand—and present to your stylist. That way, if it’s an elegant chignon you’re after, she’ll know it.
MODwedding: Engagement Rings
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If your guy’s clued in, he’ll know to look at your Pinterest board for engagement ring ideas before he heads to the jeweler. From the settings to the carats to the cuts, MODwedding has compiled a collection of rings to help you sort through the details and ID your taste.
100 Layer Cake: Invites and Paper
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Once you say “yes” and the venue’s been booked, it’s onto the invites. The ladies behind ultra-popular wedding blog 100 Layer Cake have curated a board of nearly 300 pins showcasing the invitations with their stamp of approval. The invites set the tone for the big day, and the board ranges in wedding types—modern, rustic, glam—to ensure there's something for everyone.
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Once Wed: Wedding Bouquets
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Think beyond a polished bouquet of roses (though you’ll still find some on Once Wed’s Wedding Bouquets board) and more flower child collections of lavender and lily of the valley. The board includes pins that range in breadth and color scheme so if it’s a bohemian look you’re after, you’ll find a favorite (or five) here.
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Storyboard Wedding: Find Your Seat
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Even the most straightforward elements of a wedding—like directing guests to their seats—take on an artsy approach when paired with the crazy creative ideas from Storyboard Wedding’s Find Your Seat board. Buried in flowers or wrapped around noisemakers, the board’s full of ideas to convey the vibe of the day.
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The Bridal Detective: Walk This Way
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From polka dot pumps to sparkly stilettos, The Bridal Detective’s Walk This Way board compiles more than 150 options to carry you from the walk down the aisle to the first dance and beyond. We love this board for the range of heights (flats to 5-inch heels) and price points (J.Crew to Christian Louboutin).
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The Frosted Petticoat: Cake
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Cake testing is standard wedding planning protocol. But when it comes to presentation, The Frosted Petticoat’s Cake board is nothing short of extraordinary. You'll find tiered cakes that are too pretty to eat. Spend five minutes here and your mouth will be watering.
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