Tuesday, November 24 2015

1. GEM GEOMETRY (top left)

Multicolored diamonds are a modern twist on traditional clear diamonds. 18K yellow-gold band with a triangle-shaped .78-carat chocolate diamond solitaire ring by Dawes Design. $8,500, from Packouz Jewelers and Newtwist in Eugene.

2. HEAVY METAL (second from top, left)

Monday, November 23 2015

Adrienne C. Laursen, LMFT, Licensed Marriage Therapist, Fox 9 relationship contributor and owner of The Engagement Coach, reveals five tips for splitting the holidays with your families. Adrienne works specifically with dating, engaged and newlywed clients in her private practice, located in Hopkins, Minnesota.

Friday, November 20 2015

We make a point to follow the best and brightest in creative local wedding planning, and every Friday we round up our five favorite photos from the last week's feed. Follow these incredible photographers and vendors on Instagram for more gorgeous inspiration! To be featured in next week's roundup, tag your best wedding photos with #oregonbride. Don't forget to follow us at @oregonbridemag for your daily dose of pretty! Once again, congrats to this week's faves!

Thursday, November 19 2015

Portland couple Rykken Clouse and Daniel Gancher tied the knot at Bend’s Sunriver Resort in a romantic celebration sprinkled with quirk and woodsy accents. To make their special day as memorable as possible, Rykken worked with Portland event coordinator Alicia Maestas of B. Events to find a guestbook that she and her husband could use as artwork afterward. Friends and family etched special messages of love between the rings of a printed tree diagram found at online stationery store Minted.

Thursday, November 19 2015

Over on our sister site Minnesota Bride, we shared this guide for hosting a stress-free Thanksgiving from Minneapolis wedding planner Rosetree Events. Then we got to thinking, this isn't just something our Minnesota brides are planning for this time of year. Newlyweds and nearlyweds across the country are looking to host a feast for family and friends that's just as thoughtful and beautiful as the big day itself, but significantly less costly.