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Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling is Stayed
Published: Friday, 18 April 2014 14:29
Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling is Stayed

The Ohio gay marriage ruling has been stayed. Appeals will likely take months.

How to Get Legally Married in Vermont
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:19
How to Get Legally Married in Vermont

All you need to know about getting legally married in Vermont!

How to Get Legally Married in Rhode Island
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 21:44
How to Get Legally Married in Rhode Island

Same-sex couples can be legally married in Rhode Island. 

Patricia + Julissa: An Autumn Wedding Under the Texas Sun
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 20:49
Patricia + Julissa: An Autumn Wedding Under the Texas Sun

Patricia and Julissa were married under the hot desert sun of the Texas landscape!

Oklahoma Marriage Equality Case Appealing to 10th Circuit
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 18:15
Oklahoma Marriage Equality Case Appealing to 10th Circuit

The 10th Circuit is hearing arguments in the Oklahoma marriage equality case.

Under the Tux: Wedding Day Undergarments for Men
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 17:09
Under the Tux: Wedding Day Undergarments for Men

Guys, it's not all about the tux. Wow your man with some fun unmentionables!

Barbie + Alexa: An Intimate Garden Wedding in DC
Published: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 18:48
Barbie + Alexa: An Intimate Garden Wedding in DC

Barbie and Alexa decided to make their love legal on their 8-year anniversary!

Wednesday Wedding Song: All of Me by John Legend
Published: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 08:00
Wednesday Wedding Song: All of Me by John Legend

John Legend's song All of Me touches me to my core every time I hear it, and that's why I'm choosing it as this week's Wednesday Wedding Song.

Ohio Marriage Ruling May Be Stayed
Published: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 02:23
Ohio Marriage Ruling May Be Stayed

A federal judge is considering staying his recent ruling that same-sex marriage be recognized in the state.

Patrick + Arive: Celebrating 10 Years Together
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 19:31
Patrick + Arive: Celebrating 10 Years Together

Patrick and Arive recently celebrated 10 years of love together.

We're suckers for pretty things, and this latest line of wedding stationery and invitations from acclaimed bridal designer Claire Pettibone is no exception. Available exclusively at Wedding Paper Divas, the collection features distinctive, sophisticated designs that evoke the soft, feminine feeling of Pettibone's wedding gowns.

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The line incorporates elements from a variety of Pettibone's favorite inspiration pieces, including a treasured family heirloom and a gorgeous 18th-century painting. The collection boasts styles for all types of weddings, including outdoor garden, rustic winery, dreamy destination or elegant fairy-tale.

With names ike "Midnight Bouquet" (dark and glamorous with striking pops of color) and "Earthy Paradise" (whimsical and airy with light pastels), it's no wonder this stationery has been long-awaited. Pettibone is incredibly passionate about her new endeavor, as well. “I’m all about the details when it comes to stationery, and believe the invitation is the first hint at a couple’s style. It’s the first chance to romance guests, give them a taste of the celebration to come and illustrate each couple’s unique love story,” she says. “After months of collaboration, I’m so excited to finally make this line available to couples.”

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As with all Wedding Paper Divas paper products, Pettibone’s wedding stationery collection is completely customizable. Detailed white-glove service ensures each individual order receives personal attention from stationery specialists and designers to help couples with every detail, including wording, layout and etiquette questions, to ensure that every invitation is perfect.

“Designing a line of wedding stationery with Claire Pettibone and her creative team has truly been a dream collaboration,” said Janel Wiley, senior merchandising manager for Wedding Paper Divas. “Claire’s signature style of vintage romance and modern sensibility pairs perfectly with our passion for adding contemporary twists to traditional wedding invitations. Her sense of artistry and love of delicate details really shine in this collection!”

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The Claire Pettibone collection for Wedding Paper Divas collection is available now at www.weddingpaperdivas.com/clairepettibone.

 

Photos: Claire Pettibone for Wedding Paper Divas

TRAVEL

Always Among Friends: St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Always Among Friends: St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Published: Friday, 21 February 2014 00:56

Many consider the island of St. John to be the jewel in the Caribbean crown. Affluent and tranquil, this tiny tropical paradise is only 13 miles long and four miles wide.

Glaciers, Humpbacks and Bears, Oh My: Honeymoon on an Alaskan Cruise
Glaciers, Humpbacks and Bears, Oh My: Honeymoon on an Alaskan Cruise
Published: Tuesday, 18 June 2013 19:11

Cruises serving the LGBT community have long been popular, but gay-friendly traveling options are widening as cruise lines increasingly welcome same-sex couples. 

Pocono Mountains Retreat: Mount Airy Casino Resort
Pocono Mountains Retreat: Mount Airy Casino Resort
Published: Tuesday, 30 April 2013 05:00

Mount Airy Casino Resort offers a picturesque honeymoon and wedding destination to gay, lesbian and allied couples alike.

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Our Families Don't Know We're Queer or Our Gender Identification and We're Getting Married
Our Families Don't Know We're Queer or Our Gender Identification and We're Getting Married
Published: Tuesday, 08 April 2014 05:00

As we approach our engagement party where our families will meet our partner for the first time, as well as each other, we are feeling really nervous that they will be uncomfortable and confused.