With June's arrival, weddings are a prominent feature on the calendar. While books on wedding etiquette and giving toasts are the most often consulted, there are many others to be found. From books on photography to cake decoration or do-it-yourself planning, the Newport Beach Public Library features many books to help brides and their families prepare for the special day.
"Handmade Weddings: More than 50 Crafts to Style and Personalize Your Big Day" by Eunice Moyle shows how handcrafted details are at the heart of a beautiful wedding, adding charm, meaning and style. The front of the book contains guidance on choosing a look, sourcing materials and working out timelines. Then each of the 50 projects is fully explained with photos, how-to diagrams and step-by-step directions.
"The Green Bride Guide: How to Create an Earth-Friendly Wedding on any Budget" by Kate L. Harrison has everything that an eco-conscious couple needs to make their event more sustainable. Emphasizing elegance and individual taste, "The Green Bride Guide" covers all aspects of the big day and beyond.