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from The Pretty Blog

Landscapes and Love: A Wedding in Tulbagh

Landscapes and Love: A Wedding in Tulbagh | Real Weddings | Wedding Couples Inspiration | Photographs by Moira West

Many of us take the great wedding traditions for granted—we either happily do them (it's all part of getting married!) or we roll our eyes (let's blame the raunchy garter-removal practice and any DJ who plays "Talk Dirty" during it). Before you decide to honor or dishonor these rituals, take a look at how and why they came to be.

Amazing Fenice Bride! Wedding Officiant ‪#‎LisetteBarteau‬. Photo by @clairepacelliphotography New and exciting traditions! Marriage customs are evolving! Mix or One-Gender Bridal Parties are so unique and modern! Girls on the Groom side and Boys on the Bride side! "They can walk down the aisle in same-sex pairs, opposite-sex pairs, or one at a time!" Each spouse gets to stand with hers/his favorite regardless of gender. If your best friend in the world happens to be a guy, make him your…

from Officiant Eric

Blessing of the Marriage

The Blessing of the Marriage is the conclusion to a wedding ceremony and comes just before the bride and groom are pronounced husband and wife.