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Hello my Budget-Savvy lovelies! I apologize for the delayed wedding recap. My husband and I were tanning ourselves silly on our honeymoon cruise for the past two weeks. It was heaven.   But now I am back to the real world, as a very married lady. It’s still slightly surreal. I’m getting used to a […]

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Hello my lovely BSB readers! I am back and officially a married lady! Our wedding wasn’t perfect but I couldn’t be happier with the day. We hit a few interesting snags along the way (Sewing a bridesmaid into a wedding dress 30 minutes before the ceremony and Men’s Wearhouse giving one of our groomsmen the […]

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Last summer I bought a Print Gocco, an adorable little at-home screen printer from Japan. It’s a bit of a process to use but easy to get the hang of and so much fun. Great instructions can be found here and here. After practicing on a few thank you cards I put it to work […]

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My hair trial is this Wednesday! I just sent off an inspiration board to my hair stylist. I am hoping to channel a vintage 1920s or 30s look, without the formality and glossiness of their finger waves. I want something lighter and looser but with a vintage feel. Here are the styles I like from […]

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Now that invitations have been mailed and RSVPs are rolling in, I can finally reveal one of the biggest DIY wedding projects we tackled: invitations! A friend of ours is a graphic designer who is working to build a portfolio. He very kindly offered to design our invitations for free – woohoo!! I gave him […]

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I love finding exciting new companies and websites. There are so many small companies that offer outstanding products and I enjoy trying them out and sharing them with friends. So when Jess asked me to do a review, I said YES!! UrbanityStudios is an online stationery company offering exclusive designs for your Christmas Card, Birthday […]

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I really struggle with the concept of the bridesmaid dress. I don’t like cookie-cutter bridesmaids dresses. I hate large bridal store chains. I hate being rushed, crowded and pressured into buying a dress that looks like a bridesmaid’s dress (oh, but you’ll wear it again!). I hate that the dress looks nice for a day […]

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As I already mentioned, this month my cousin, Amanda, got married. It was a great opportunity for me as the maid of honor to observe her planning process and practice a few things for my own wedding. Because I am the family crafter, I offered to help with as much of the DIY as Amanda […]

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This past Saturday was my cousin Amanda’s wedding. Amanda is also one of my best friends and it’s been so fun being engaged and wedding planning together. Several months ago I talked Amanda into meeting with the Flowerman , a well-known florist in Dayton, Ohio that had recently opened an office here in Columbus. The […]

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Last week our Save the Dates went out in the mail. Dropping them in the mailbox was definitely one of those, “Wow! I am really getting married!” moments. It was scary and exciting and there were definitely lots of butterflies in my stomach. We debated about sending out Save the Dates and whether having a […]

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Inspiration Board As I mentioned in my intro post, my FH and I both love to travel. Finding inspiration for our wedding from all the places we’ve been was a no-brainer and so we decided on a “vintage travel” theme for the day. My color palette started with red and turquoise, one of my all-time […]

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Please welcome another of our guest bloggers, the fabulous Becky! I’m so excited to be sharing the wedding of an avid BSB reader who actually found one of her fab vendors through this blog!! I love connecting brides to savvy, awesome vendors! I can’t wait to see how her crafty wedding comes together. I love […]

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