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Surprise, surprise! I’m back with another DIY tutorial. Our September wedding is fast approaching, and I’m feeling the pressure to get my projects completed. With most of our other details already hashed out, I’m lucky to be able to devote my time to hand-making most of the wedding decor. Back in January, Travis and I had […]

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  During the first month of our engagement, my husband-to-be and I were browsing through the nearby unnamed dollar store, on the prowl for anything usable for our wedding. Most of the “wedding” section in these stores are full of sad fleur de lis patterned napkins, small plastic bubble bottles, and shoddy two piece champagne flutes. […]

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Goodness gracious, has it been a whirlwind of a fortnight for the husband-to-be and me! Pre-hubs, as I’ve become accustomed to calling him now that we’re just two months away from our wedding day (Eek!), just started a new position in a city much closer to our friends, family, and wedding venue and vendors. We […]

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As a young girl, I was never the type to seriously plan out my wedding, but I always found peace in the country. Every great memory of parties and family gatherings took place among the trees. When the time came to start thinking about a wedding (basically after my first date with my husband-to-be), I […]

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Every month or so since getting engaged, I get mailings from various party supply companies. I like flipping through them to glean ideas and compare prices, but I haven’t ordered a single item. And I always flip past the wedding party gifts section which is full of, albeit reasonably priced, canvas bags, water bottles, and […]

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Before I tried on a single wedding dress, I knew that the traditional long gown wouldn’t be for me. For starters, I’m just not a particularly traditional bride. My personal style has always been a little offbeat, a little vintage, and a whole lot of ME. I also know my limitations when it comes to fit […]

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We made our first decision after getting engaged to have our wedding near where we both grew up. Western Illinois holds a special place in our relationship, so naturally, we wanted to incorporate the geography of the region wherever we could. Every month or so, my husband-to-be and I travel four hours southwest of Chicago […]

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Greetings and salutations! Newly minted bride blogger, Casey here! I’m incredibly excited to join the BSB community. For the past six months, I have turned to this fantastic group of brides for tips and tricks, and I can’t wait to share my own with all of you. My fiance, Travis, and I met in November […]

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