PHOTOS: 25 Beautiful Aisle Ideas From Pinterest

Imagine yourself floating down this lush floral aisle.

Imagine yourself floating down this lush floral aisle.

The bride’s walk down the aisle is undoubtedly one of the most special, breathtaking, and memorable moments of any wedding. The stage is set, everyone is in their place, and all eyes are on you as you make your way down the path that leads to your groom.

Such a magical moment, we think, should be accompanied by an equally magical backdrop, which is why we’re suckers for a really gorgeously decorated aisle. No matter if your wedding is a modern, minimalist affair or a brightly colored, over-the-top occasion, you’d be surprised just how many different ways an aisle can be embellished for your Big Day.

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Jason Matthew Salon’s New Expansion Includes A Private Area For Bridal Parties To Get Ready The Morning-Of

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Jason Matthew Salon

Just last month, Jason Matthew Salon expanded its second-floor Rittenhouse Square location to include a giant new space that is perfect for hosting bridal parties. The salon is already well known for its wedding packages—which include hair and makeup either in the salon or at your home or hotel—and now brides-to-be and their best girls can enjoy the services while relaxing in Jason Matthew’s private bridal area.

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Local Bridal Guide: Learn A Few Moves For Your First Dance With Lessons At One Of These 8 Philly-Area Studios

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When most couples go about planning their first dance as husband and wife, the conversation often revolves heavily around the song that’ll be playing (possibly one of these?) and not so much the dance itself. Yes, the tune that you choose is very significant and will forever be known as “your song,” but it would also be nice if neither you nor your groom took a tumble on the dance floor.

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Take This Quiz To Find Out If You’re At Risk Of Becoming A Bridezilla

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We here at PW are big fans of a fun little wedding-related quiz. Yes, they’re usually silly and maybe a bit ridiculous, but they’re also really entertaining and can oftentimes yield some pretty interesting (if not accurate) results.

In recent months, we’ve shared quite a few fun quizzes to get you in the wedding mood (take a look below—and then take them!)—but the latest wedding test of sorts to catch our interest revolves around whether or not you’re at risk of becoming a bridezilla.

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Learn How To Handwrite Your Own Invitations and Place Cards At the First Ever Philly Calligraphy Brunch

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Before addressing those invites yourself, take a lesson from expert Christie Jones.

Just last week, we warned you about the dangers of choosing to DIY a ton of different things for your Big Day. Don’t get us wrong, we’re all for a few do-it-yourself touches if you’re the creative, crafty type, but we caution against taking on too many extra projects that, in the end, are probably better off left to the experts.

One of the projects we do hear about brides-to-be deciding to do themselves is addressing their invitations. Not only is this a significant undertaking (not to mention time consuming and possibly hand-crippling), but considering that your invitations will be the first impression your guests have of what’s to come at your wedding, it’s pretty darn important that your handwriting is on point.

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PHOTOS: Our 10 Favorite Mr. & Mrs. Chair Signs From Etsy

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Reserve your seats with these pretty chalkboard signs.

If you’re not already a detail-oriented person, we guarantee that planning your Big Day will turn you into one. From the pretty topper that will sit atop your cake to the creative display that will house your escort cards, the little, painstaking details are the ones that make your wedding unique.

Let’s take those darling Mr. & Mrs. signs that will don the back of your and your new spouse’s chairs at your reception, for example. Not only are they a convenient and decorative way to designate the two most important seats in the house, but they make for a super cute photo op too.

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Local Bridal Guide: Get Luxurious Locks for Your Wedding With Hair Extensions From One of These 10 Philly Salons

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Choosing the hairstyle that you’ll don on your wedding day is not as easy of a decision as it used to be. The options are no longer just up or down, curly or straight—there are seriously a million different ways (here’s 25 pretty ones) you can style your hair depending on the design of your dress and the kind of veil or headpiece you’re wearing.

For brides-to-be with either short or fine hair—which can make it difficult to pull off many updos and elaborate styles—hair extensions are becoming quite popular. Whether you dream of rocking a giant top knot or just want to add length and volume to your cascading curls, extensions can make a world of difference when your own hair just won’t cut it.

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Here’s A Few Expert Tips For Choosing The Perfect Wedding-Day Perfume

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While it’s likely that the to-do list for your Big Day is quite lengthy, we’ll venture to guess that choosing your wedding-day perfume is not noted among your priorities (if on your list at all). Sure, it may seem like a trivial task in the grand scheme of things, but since memory is so closely linked to our sense of smell, the fragrance that you choose for this occasion can have more power than you think.

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