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While we’ve decided not to DIY our invitations (more on that later), I do want to add some sort of personalized touch to our mailing. I recently received a package with the coolest mailing label. That inspired me to create one of my own mailing labels. I knew I could buy the label paper online, […]

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Completed - String Art

I think it’s safe to say that if your planning a wedding, you’re using Pinterest. It’s a great site to find inspiration and tutorials for various projects. One of the projects I found was this initial string art project. I thought it would be perfect for reception decor if I created it using Nick’s and […]

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Here I am to tackle my first DIY project for the wedding reception, table squares! When I started browsing Pinterest and the web for centerpiece ideas, I saw a few “tablescapes” that really jumped out at me. What I liked about them was the contrast between the table cloth and the table square underneath the […]

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When we decided to get married in Ocean City, we knew there would be a lot of venues for us to choose from. There are tons of hotels, golf clubs, restaurants, etc. that host receptions in the area. We started with a list of about 40 options and were overwhelmed. To narrow it down, we […]

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{image via IMDB} Nope, not the movie – though I do like that movie! On June 2nd, my beautiful best friend got married. I can only hope for a few things for my own wedding after being a part of hers. Here is what I learned: 1) Make it fun! – Though the sacrament is serious, the rest […]

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About 4 years ago, my parents fell on some hard times (really, who didn’t??). My mom was unable to work due to her Guillain Barre and my dad was pretty much forced into retirement after he lost his job at 64 (not many companies out there want to hire a 64 year old, even though […]

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When we started to look at the budget for our wedding, Nick and I wanted to be realistic. We know we’re savvy, but we would hate to set a budget and have to go way above it. It would only make us feel defeated in the end. Everything I read (and I read a lot!) […]

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From the moment I got engaged, I knew exactly who my bridesmaids were going to be (afterall, Nick and I have been together for over 8 years, so I’ve been planning this wedding in my head for about 7 years!). They were the first four girls I called once I had the ring on my […]

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Hi everyone! My name is Erin and I will be sharing my wedding planning adventure with you as a new member of the BSB crew. So, let’s get to know each other, shall we? I’m a 29 year old middle school teacher living in Baltimore, MD (originally from Ocean City, MD). My fiancé is Nick, […]

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