The 9 Dos and Don'ts of Eco-Friendly Wedding Confetti Tosses

The 9 Dos and Don'ts of Eco-Friendly Wedding Confetti Tosses

Let’s face it, everyone loves a good wedding day confetti toss send off! They’re exciting and make for great memories and even more amazing photos. But sadly, not all confetti is created equal. Choosing the wrong confetti can have a major negative impact on the environment, so here are 9 things to consider before making a confetti choice for your big day.

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Want Modern Stackable Wedding Rings That Are Ethically Made? Rebecca Mir Grady Has You Covered

Want Modern Stackable Wedding Rings That Are Ethically Made? Rebecca Mir Grady Has You Covered

We love modern takes on the traditional engagement ring, and we love ring stacks even more, so we couldn't be more thrilled to welcome Rebecca Mir Grady Jewelry to our Catalyst vendor community. Not only are Rebecca's rings stunning, but they are all handmade from reclaimed precious metals and ethically sourced stones in her Santa Fe studio so there's no diamond guilt here. Plus, you can feel awesome rocking your engagement or wedding ring for the rest of your life knowing you supported a LGBTQ+-owned business. It doesn't get better than that!

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More and Less // 5 Guidelines for Creating Sustainable Wedding Registries

More and Less // 5 Guidelines for Creating Sustainable Wedding Registries

A good moment to pause and consider our purchasing patterns is before making a registry because often they represent a big chunk of anticipated purchases. Although there are some voices calling for abolishing the practice of registries altogether given the fact that more and more couples are living together before the wedding, if it’s something you want to embrace I think it can be a sweet way of building a life with help from people you care about. As with favors and other gifts it’s important to remember there is no one right way for any of it to happen.

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First Dance to First Home: 7 Ways to Reuse Your Wedding Decor in Your Home

First Dance to First Home: 7 Ways to Reuse Your Wedding Decor in Your Home

It’s easy to become overwhelmed with choices while planning your wedding. Price is always important, but sometimes our vision seems more important and we often make fast and clouded decisions with the expectation of re-selling things later. But sometimes it’s just not that easy! Re-selling wedding decor isn’t a simple task — whether it’s style, season, or even shipping costs, many things can deter potential buyers. 

Have no fear: there’s another way to go about your wedding purchases, and that’s smart buying! We chose items we knew we could hang onto and could easily translate into our home decor. After a few effortless projects, it became a fun challenge to see what else we would be able to incorporate! (It also helps if you have a contractor in the family!) 

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Legit Eco-Friendly Rings: Aide-mémoire Jewelry

Legit Eco-Friendly Rings: Aide-mémoire Jewelry

Aide-mémoire Jewelry is the company of your dreams. It's truly eco-conscious. down-to-earth, and woman-run. Looking for wedding bands? Say no more. If you're in Seattle, head over to their space for a consultation. If you're not local, schedule a Skype date.

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