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Get inspired by these snatching nail designs straight off the 2018 fashion week runway. Abstract, minimalistic, an upgraded French manicure, and the insta-worthy metallics amongst other trends you have to try in 2018. Show off your hands with nails on point!

Half round moons and glitter for a delicate and swoon-worthy bridal nail art design.

Half round moons and glitter for a delicate and swoon-worthy bridal nail art design.

This roundup of Insta-worthy and unique nail designs will have brides (and guests) gasping for more opportunities to show them off. Your wedding day is no time to have a blasé or basic look. Thankfully, fashion week has come to the rescue. Giving nail artists in 2018 a plethora of options that will keep any woman’s nails on fleek.

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A woman’s nails are fashion accessories that can complete her wedding ensemble. They offer many possibilities, having only the limitations of ones’ imagination to hinder their potential. Everyone has gotten stuck in a rut from time to time. Having to repeat the same old look can leave one in a state of blah. Fortunately, we bring you some snatching nail designs inspo and trends to get you started!



Almond nails in shades of purple and lilac with a glittery accent nail by Sylvia Krol.

Almond nails in shades of purple and lilac with a glittery accent nail by Sylvia Krol.

Fresh French Nail Designs: The Finesse Classic

One trend that has everyone dripping with thirst are the twists on the classic French manicure. This go to look has gotten upgraded; moving into Londonize mod style. Fashionistas are flocking to nail shops to rock this check-board style; you can bet they will walk out looking so tres chic. Then there are nail designs with metal-dipped nude manis that are putting everyone on notice: this futuristic look has added a bit of finesse to an old school favorite.

Londonize mod style nail design.

Londonize mod style nail design.

When less is so much more. Minimalistic french nail mod, nail art in black and white.

When less is so much more. Minimalistic french nail mod, nail art in black and white.

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Minimalist Styles on Nail Designs: Less is so Much More

Some other nail designs and styles off the runway this season have a sort of minimalist quality about them. Single strips on the tips of nails can be seen in almost every color. Take the single moon band nails for instance, that were revealed during Marc Jacobs show. Its’ a clean and simple gel nail art design that leaves one wanting to try more. Then there is the use of negative space which has given our lovely digits something fun to wear. Now, if you’re in love with flowers then you’ll fall head over heels for petals nails. This pretty and petite style lets the petal design be the star of the show.

A nail art trend that has everyone dripping with thirst. Minimalistic and impactful.

A nail art trend that has everyone dripping with thirst. Minimalistic and impactful.

Need a little inspiration? The trendiest nail designs require some practice, but they look incredible!

Need a little inspiration? The trendiest nail designs require some practice, but they look incredible!




A Little Funk and Fun: Nails with a Vibe

Some other fun nail art designs that have stepped on the scene as well, involve colorful tweed nails. They have an abstract feeling about them, which makes them a great style for women who want a good DIY nail. Since it will be difficult to mess up. If you’re into using an abstract design for your nails; then Cristiano Burani will give you life with his use of the zig zag nail design.

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Next, there are those of so fun statement nails, that use a clear polish with press-on stickers. No need to cover all your nails, accent nail designs work just as well. Next up, are snatched 80’s inspired nail designs; that have allowed shapes to come out to play. Choose a scattered circle design or something in a square category your look will be fire.

Try a set of coffin nails in blushing pink. Then add your choice of 3D jewel accents.

Try a set of coffin nails in blushing pink. Then add your choice of 3D jewel accents.

Bridal almond nails that are TD.

Bridal almond nails that are TD.

One show-stopper that is still reigning supreme is the oval acrylic nail. This shape is a fan favorite, because it combines the almond, square and rounded shapes into one perfect creation.

One show-stopper that is still reigning supreme is the oval acrylic nail. This shape is a fan favorite, because it combines the almond, square and rounded shapes into one perfect creation.

Bold and Brilliant Gel Nail Designs

For those you who are concerned that the use of glitter has sizzled out; brush those worries away.  The Tom Ford fashion show castes some totally TD looks. One of them, which gave a tease of black tips with a metallic glitter. Then there was the jaw dropping use of grown out red-orange nails from Marc Jacobs. This look bares cuticle up to a quarter of the way up the nail and then hits with a stunning orange with a kind of negative space effect. Want to escape into a world of fierceness but are wary of flaunting color? Then the some oh so divine ocean blue tips will be right up your alley.

Bright orange from Marc Jacobs.

Bright orange from Marc Jacobs.

Dramatic and fierce, these gel coffin nail designs leave behind a trail of admires dripping with thirst by Tips n Flicks.

Dramatic and fierce, these gel coffin nail designs leave behind a trail of admires dripping with thirst by Tips n Flicks.

Step aside stiletto nails! This is set to be the most slaying nail trend this year: squoval nails.

Step aside stiletto nails! This is set to be the most slaying nail trend this year: squoval nails.

Gels and Acrylics in Nudes and Soft Pastels

Most of the colors being chosen by brides are subtle in nature.  A steady cascade of polishes in neutral and charming lilac and pink tones seems to have taken over. There are also some uber chic ladies who choose to take a hand from their wedding colors. For instance, if a woman has decided on rose gold tones; she highlights her nails with the same colors.

Need a little inspiration? Try a set of acrylic coffin nails that transitions from a blushing pink to a deeper rose. Then add your choice of 3D flower accents or a glitter option.

Swoon-worthy and delicate neutral colors with glitter nail designs.

Swoon-worthy and delicate neutral colors with glitter nail designs.

Gel nail polish for almond nails in shades of pink with glittery accents.

Gel nail polish for almond nails in shades of pink with glittery accents.

Marble is so 2018 and a bride with this nail art design will be absolutely fire.

Marble is so 2018 and a bride with this nail art design will be absolutely fire.

Just let your nails explore these eye-catching trends and your look will be slaying people left and right with your bridal glory.

 

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Giant wedding wreaths are in RT mode in the 2018 wedding season. Now, when I say giant, I mean G-I-A-N-T.  These are not your ordinary holiday wreaths hanging on your mother’s front door. Let’s take a look at this trend and a couple of how-tos you can tackle for a few bucks!

DIY an oversized grapevine wreath with greenery and white blooms used as a swing. Check out the tutorial on the blog!

DIY an oversized grapevine wreath with greenery and white blooms used as a swing.

Giant wedding wreaths covered in everything from flowers and greenery to driftwood are popping up on the wedding scene everywhere. These are flawless works of art that can act as stunning ceremony or photo booth backdrops, reception decor, or staging for your couple’s and framily photos.

Couples are even creating unique masterpieces for their special day by taking these already amazing pieces and hanging lanterns, crystals and large floral pieces from them. Why not you?

How Much For Those Giant Wedding Wreaths In The Window?

Another wedding season has come and gone. With its passing, new ideas and trends – like giant wedding wreaths – allow couples to take their special day to new heights. Leaving them gasping, “I can’t even”

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Please don’t think an item such as this is out of your reach. There is the option purchasing a giant wreath from a florist. However, such a large piece comes with a high price tag. Even the not so large giant wedding wreaths can range in upper $600’s.

The urban aesthetic could not miss out on this trend. Turn your NYC rooftop into the most extra party of them all with the skyline views and a giant wedding wreath ceremony backdrop.

The urban aesthetic could not miss out on this trend. Turn your NYC rooftop into the most extra party of them all with the skyline views and a giant wedding wreath ceremony backdrop.

Get your bendable pipes and hola hoops ready because i can't even explain how sick these giant wedding wreaths are.

Get your bendable pipes and hola hoops ready because i can’t even explain how sick these giant wedding wreaths are.

If your wallet is screaming a resounding “No, thank you”, know that there is always the DIY option.

While it may seem like an enormous task to undertake, it is possible to create one of these darling features yourself. This can be a far better option; not just because of its reasonable cost, but because it gives you the ability to show off your honed-in DIY skills. After all, your guests’ eyes will be glued to it!

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Drop the flowers and add string lights for a glowing giant wedding wreath backdrop.

Drop the flowers and add string lights for a glowing giant wedding wreath backdrop.

If this is not the most adorable sweetheart table, i don't know which one is. The giant wreath backdrop completes the vibe.

If this is not the most adorable sweetheart table, i don’t know which one is. The giant wreath backdrop completes the vibe.

Greenery giant wedding wreath for reception decor.

Greenery giant wedding wreath for reception decor.




How To Make Giant Wedding Wreaths On A Budget (With Hula Hoops)

For those of you who barely know which end the glue stick goes in. Don’t freak out. It is a surprisingly easy process once you get going. And you’ll be mystified by the number different DIY options available to create giant wedding wreaths.

For the following DIY we will use silk flowers but if you are a more advanced DIYer, feel free to switched them for fresh flowers and greenery. Here are the instructions to DIY a giant wedding hoop on a budget.

Instructions for making a giant wedding wreath on a budget.

Instructions for making a giant wedding wreath on a budget.

Materials:

  • (2) Hula Hoops – $2.00
  • Your favorite silk flowers
  • Artificial greenery
  • Wire cutters
  • Spray paint (optional, use if you want to change the color of the hoop)
  • Floral tape or zip ties
  • Ribbon
  • Floral wire

Directions to Make Giant Wedding Wreaths in 5 Steps

  1. Optional step: If you want to paint the hula hoop, this is when. Let it dry, and continue with the next step.
  2. Create several bundles of flowers, leaves and berries – 5 to 10 bundles depending on the size of your flowers and hoop. Make sure to add in variety of colors and textures; this will give your creation a more robust feel. Then tie them off with the floral tape or zip ties.
  3. Lay out the bundles over the hoop before securing them with floral wire around the stem and hoop. This will help you ensure you will get the look you want.
  4. Overlap the bundles in both directions to hide the wire. When you are finished, cut off the excess stems with your wire cutters.
  5. Tie a ribbon on top of the hoop and you’re ready to hang your design!

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Savings Tip: No need to cover the whole circle with flowers, leverage woodbox and evergreens. You’ll save a lot of moolah and you won’t lose any of the original aesthetic.

You can also tie the hula hoop wreaths with clear thread and hang the ribbons off the bottom of the giant wedding wreaths.

You can also tie the hula hoop wreaths with clear thread and hang the ribbons off the bottom of the giant wedding wreaths.

Be a little extra with a giant floral wreath at your reception.

Be a little extra with a giant floral wreath at your reception.

Follow these how-tos to DIY these giant wedding wreaths to decorate modern urban inner city venues.

Follow these how-tos to DIY these giant wedding wreaths to decorate modern urban inner city venues.

How To Make Giant Wedding Wreaths For $50

Now if your wanted to make one of those bang-up wedding swings for the bride; you can do so with $50 and a little elbow-grease.

Let’s go through the materials you will need to make your dazzling creation.

  • ¾ galvanized threaded pipe
  • Elbow joints
  • 1×12 piece of wood
  • U-Clamp for the seat (2)
  • Twigs, greenery, flowers, ribbons (let your imagination fly)
  • Floral wire
How to DIY giant wedding wreaths out of woodbox.

How to DIY giant wedding wreaths out of woodbox.

Giant Wedding Wreath Swing How To Step by Step

  1. Connect 8 pieces of 3/4th inch threaded pipe with 45 degree angle elbow joints, creating an octagon about 6 feet high
  2. Create the seat of the swing: Attach a 1×12 inch plank of wood to the base of the octagon using 2 U-clamps.
  3. Hang on a sturdy beam or branch using two clove-hitch knots (directions found on video)
  4. Once the swing is securely hung, decorate it to your heart’s desire using flowers, twigs, greenery, crystals, ivory cords and more!

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Now, you that you have the know-how; deciding on adding giant wedding wreaths should be a no brainer. It will be that statement piece that will leave your guest awestruck.

Creating a unique and dramatic ceremony backdrop has never been easier. Check out how to DIY giant wedding wreaths with hula hoops.

Creating a unique and dramatic ceremony backdrop has never been easier. Check out how to DIY giant wedding wreaths with hula hoops.

Gnarly idea for giant wedding wreaths. Make it your cake stand.

Gnarly idea for giant wedding wreaths. Make it your cake stand.

White and blush flower giant wreath with hanging crystals for a glam vibe.

White and blush flower giant wreath with hanging crystals for a glam vibe.

Holiday-inspired giant floral wreath. Swoon!

Holiday-inspired giant floral wreath. Swoon!

So, what are you waiting for? Come and jump in on the trend that has the world going cray. It’s your big day, your entitled to being a little extra. So, don’t let anything kill your vibe.

 

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We rounded up some snatched Gen Z yellow wedding ideas to inspire you. This aesthetic is taking over millennial pink slowly but surely. And is there a better color to add vibrancy and positivity to your wedding space?

A Gen Z yellow wedding to party under the stars.

A Gen Z yellow wedding to party under the stars.

Imagine the most optimistic color ever shining over your special day. A Gen Z yellow wedding brings an optimistic message just like the Pantone color of the year Ultra Violet. Which is probably why we see a lighter version of it, lilac, matched with it.

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The Gen Z Yellow Wedding Aesthetic in Your Theme

The odes to millennial pink have passed away; allowing couples to usher Gen Z yellow to the altar. This hue revitalizes the wedding scene with its fun and sophisticated flare, providing those searching for a more ambitious color palette, a much-needed refuge.

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This vibrant beauty pairs well with any wedding theme; whether it’s an urban industrial-aesthetic or a darling country ceremony.

In fact, the lemon tinted honey color would add a brilliant aura to any wedding party.

Paper lanterns are snatched for both indoor and outdoor wedding decor because they create that special fun and lit aesthetic. They are very easy to DIY, so you'll save part of your wedding budget with this inspo.

Paper lanterns are snatched for both indoor and outdoor wedding decor because they create that special fun and lit aesthetic. They are very easy to DIY, so you’ll save part of your wedding budget with this inspo.

Ride into your happily ever after in a Gen Z yellow truck. Photography by sylvie gil photography.

Ride into your happily ever after in a Gen Z yellow truck. Photography by sylvie gil photography.

Love the warmness of the lights in the barn.

Love the warmness of the lights in the barn.

Gen Z yellow wedding favors that scream snatched as ush!

Gen Z yellow wedding favors that scream snatched as ush!

Lit Gen Z Yellow Wedding Ideas & Inspo

You can also introduce the Gen Z yellow color into your wedding scheme via its decor. There is the option of creating beautiful floral arrangements for your centerpieces.  Couples would be open to an a of honey-colored flowers options like yellow posies and sunflowers. Taking those along with either a crisp white or deep blue option would do wonders to complement the color.

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Want an added touch of elegance? Try placing the arrangements on top a mirrored surface and bejeweling them with pearls.

A modern twist on boho, filled with snatched pops of color. Absolutely beautiful wedding table decor.

A modern twist on boho, filled with snatched pops of color. Absolutely beautiful wedding table decor.

Lemon yellow wedding. Atlanta wedding at King Plow Arts Center by Picture This Photography.

Lemon yellow wedding. Atlanta wedding at King Plow Arts Center by Picture This Photography.

Tiki decor for a South Florida Gen Z yellow wedding. Lovely, classy and easy to DIY.

Tiki decor for a South Florida Gen Z yellow wedding. Lovely, classy and easy to DIY.

Nothing says summer wedding as yellow and orange popsicles!

Nothing says summer wedding as yellow and orange popsicles!




There is also the trend of coupling Gen Z yellow with one of the fashionable darling hues, lilac. Unlike the now passé millennial pink, lilac has a much more finesse surrounding it. Which is one reason that so many people are going cray over it. When combined, these two colors create a warm energy, that will leave your guest basking in the exuberant glow that is your love.

For those wary of implementing such a bold choice; try sprinkling the color over the dessert table, place cards and table numbers. Regardless of how you choose to showcase this color on your special day a Gen Z yellow wedding will dazzle your guests.

Sweet, thoughtful and genuine, Gen Z yellow is easy to add to a wedding. Photography by Sarah Rhoads Photographers.

Sweet, thoughtful and genuine, Gen Z yellow is easy to add to a wedding. Photography by Sarah Rhoads Photographers.

Can you awe me now? Drop dead gorgeous Gen Z yellow wedding cake.

Can you awe me now? Drop dead gorgeous Gen Z yellow wedding cake.

Gen Z yellow wedding details. Yellow hair bow clip. Snatched sweater and wedding dress. Colorful and edible centerpiece.

Gen Z yellow wedding details. Yellow hair bow clip. Snatched sweater and wedding dress. Colorful and edible centerpiece.

A Little Art Hoe Aesthetic for Your Wedding Party

Gen Z yellow originates in the Art Hoe movement, a sort of social-media driven Harlem Renaissance with portraits of the artists superimposed against famous pieces of art, often wearing rich, mustardy shades that reflect the colors in the original art.

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Imagine how snatched splashes amongst pocket squares, bow ties, and hair accessories would look. Creating a dazzling and youthful atmosphere. Which would benefit any wishing to capture the hope and vibrancy that is the millennial spirit.

Your bridal squad will look so trendy in fab Gen Z yellow dresses or sweaters for the cooler evenings.

Shades of yellow paired with a pinch of gray is a palette that has long been high on our list of classics. Who wouldn't want to be your bridesmaid with this dress?

Shades of yellow paired with a pinch of gray is a palette that has long been high on our list of classics. Who wouldn’t want to be your bridesmaid with this dress?

There's enough inspiration for everyone at a Gen Z yellow wedding. UAE-based designer Hamda Al Fahim's mastery of romantic feminine silhouettes, make this bridal gown one of the best we have ever seen.

There’s enough inspiration for everyone at a Gen Z yellow wedding. UAE-based designer Hamda Al Fahim’s mastery of romantic feminine silhouettes, make this bridal gown one of the best we have ever seen.

Wedding guests will look stunning on this Gen Z yellow number. Amiright?

Wedding guests will look stunning on this Gen Z yellow number. Amiright?

Rest assured in knowing that your love affair with a Gen Z yellow wedding will have you special day extremely lit. Now, check out more snatched wedding color ideas!

 

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