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SARAH & CHARLES April 15th, 2014 THE FLAMINGO HOTEL * LAS VEGAS, NV What was your budget? $10,000 Half of our wedding budget was generously gifted from my Father and the other half Chuck & I matched. How many guests did you have? 30   What creative or personal aspects did you include in your […]

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A super simple and totally easy décor idea was inspired from Grace at Chemistry Couture. For our wedding, I decided to add color to our outside ceremony by creating large fabric covered LOVE letters. This idea can be customized for any theme, in any fabrics, and in all sizes. Depending on your materials this project […]

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Not only did the West Coast escape a wicked winter this year, but we have been experiencing spring-like weather for the last month or so. I enjoy going to the park to hoop on these 90 degree days (yes, 90 degree days!) when I am not running up & down flights of stairs at work. […]

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One of my favorite traditional wedding substitutions has been taffy tasting instead of cake tasting. We are not cake people and on our big day we’ll all have white chocolate cheesecake. In the meantime, our guests were going to need treats. Our favorite taffy store is in Morro Bay, CA and just 30 minutes from […]

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A few weeks ago I was at work and the wine & gift boutique down the street from our shop began tossing out boxes of “damaged” items. Thirty-five bars of chardonnay soap nicely boxed and tossed out because they no longer had labels. At first thought, these soaps would be an easy DIY project and […]

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  My simple glam look was inspired by my friend Audra’s post for DIY Up-cycled Glitter Heels at The Kurtz Corner. They have all the glitter and sparkle I was looking for to fit our theme. If you’re crafty (or you’ve recently become wedding-induced-crafty) you might already have these items on hand but if not, glitter […]

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Somewhere between 107 days until the wedding and today (83 days) I fell slightly off track from my wedding projects to transition in to a new management position at work. The last couple of months are crucial to my DIY projects so I got back to it on my first day off. My next project is assembling […]

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Last year, before becoming a BSB guest blogger, I found the post 6 Ways to Get Your Wedding Dress for Less! which offered great advice for making the most of my wedding dress budget. For our $10K wedding I knew the dress was one area a great reduction could be made and this was how I […]

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The main reason I selected our venue at the Flamingo Chapel was their lovely tropical inspired gardens, but honestly the wedding photography of Imagine Studios sealed the deal. We decided against taking engagement photos so in the meantime I’ve enjoyed their blog posts. These are shots I’ve seen recently and I am very thankful they will […]

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If you’re looking to get fit before the wedding, perhaps you should consider investing in a hula hoop instead of a gym membership. The first time I picked one up was five years ago when I watched an awesome video on YouTube. Turns out the woman named Rayna was a certified instructor for fitness and dance for […]

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My advice for printing DIY invitations: Save your work oftenTriple check for spelling errors Check dates, times, addresses Proof over and over Print on High quality settings There is a good chance you can avoid printing errors for your wedding invitations, or any invitation for that matter. Included in the box of printable invitations I bought were […]

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