The Slice: Serving You Today’s Wedding News

Welcome to The Slice, a new daily feature bringing you up-to-the-minute gossip, news and buzz on all things wedding around the world.

Is eloping going the way of last year’s blue mascara trend? The number of marriage licenses issued in Clark County, Nevada, home of Las Vegas, in 2007 was the lowest since 1996, reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal. (Wedding chapel owners say the numbers don’t tell the whole story, so make sure to read the whole piece.)

If your ring is from De Beers, you may qualify for a pretty hefty rebate.

Weddingbee is giving away a set of invitations from Papeterie’s new line. Enter by 8 PM Thursday to win.

In Montana: A wedding without the bride—or the groom.

A Chicago interior designer shares some great tips on how to turn an old bridesmaid dress into snazzy home decor.

Groom tossing. Who knew?

And . . . couples in Belgium are buying into a new wedding day trend: Hiring an owl or buzzard to play ring bearer. For real.


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