At Share The Lovely, we believe that weddings can be sustainable and eco-friendly! We have gathered our top resources and vendors in Michigan and the Flint area so that you can plan a beautiful - and sustainable - wedding!
Thrifting is a very effective way to cut down on waste and reduce wedding debt for young couples that are already catching their breath after a rough year. Re-using items that are used only once and retain most of their value makes great sense, is cost-effective, and even adds fun and whimsy for a more creative and personal outcome. With that said, not every wedding item is appropriate for second-hand thrift shopping.
The majority of wedding budgets ($35,000 on average) are spent on trendy items that are never used again. Being intentional in your purchases can help keep your wedding budget on track while splurging less seems to spur on creativity and creating more thoughtful and personal wedding experiences for everyone while reducing excess and waste.
Wedding trends around style and color are always fluctuating like fashion, they cycle in and out, and are a reinvention of previous years. Although, this year, like few others in the last 100 years, falls on the heels of a pandemic that has triggered a worldwide reality check.
Wedding planning is overwhelming! Not only does it take months (or even a year!) to plan, you have countless vendors to select, and endless design details to figure out. Today, we are sharing 20 wedding planning mistakes, and how to avoid them! Make sure to avoid these all too common missteps on the path to saying I Do!
Buying and selling a wedding gown can be an overwhelming process. You want a beautiful dress that you can afford and will likely spend hours or even months researching for “the one”. At Sharethelovely.com, we make buying and selling your wedding gown easy, affordable, and a concierge experience. From letting you try it on in a bridal boutique near you, not a Walmart bathroom, to making sure all the gowns we sell are verified for quality and condition, we make this process a breeze!