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Hello my dears! As an interior designer, I’ve always had a love for unique buildings and great architecture. So when it came time for Nate and I to pick our wedding venue…well, surprisingly, we chose something that is neither unique nor great! Because we live in the middle of nowhere, and because our wedding is […]

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I had planned on my G2B designing our own invitations, tracking down the correct papers and envelopes. (kind of like Jessica did!) and printing them out ourselves. I had all of these great ideas and had been researching what I wanted them to look like. And then one Sunday afternoon I was roaming the aisles […]

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The search for my dress began in June. One of my bestest friends (and bridesmaids), S, was in town from California, and we had planned the search for then. So my sister, C, (my matron of honor), S, and her sister, M, and I all went in search for the perfect wedding and bridesmaids’ dresses. […]

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Hello, My name is Leah and I am a sell out. At least, I feel a little like one. I had planned on wearing my mother’s dress for my wedding. We were going to do a “re-make” of sorts, she was married in the 1970’s in February. It had long sleeves. But, I thought – […]

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I’ve learned that hiring vendors can be the biggest budget-breaking task of planning your wedding, and a daunting one at that! So, I’ve put together a few tips to help you find budget friendly vendors and lessen the stress of trying to do so… 1. Hire a wedding planner. I know there are budget savvy […]

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I’ve got a great giveaway for you all this week from Coco Myles, a company that specializes in custom dresses! Coco Myles gives brides so much freedom because they can make many different styles of dresses in an array of colors. Their best feature is the fact that a bride can choose their fabric color […]

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After the initial frenzy of just being engaged died down, we began our search for the perfect venue. I researched hotels, country clubs, more residential options and everything in between, but we could not find the perfect place. A friend of mine recently got married and after seeing the breathtaking views in her pictures, I […]

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Hello my dears! Just a quick note before we start…if you are my fiance, please don’t read this post. (Because then you will know what my dress is going to look like and that’s no fun.) If you are NOT my fiance, please read on! ——- I didn’t think I was one of those little […]

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When it came time to start searching out bridesmaid dresses, I couldn’t help but think back to the movie 27 dresses and promise myself that I would not put my friends in anything even remotely resembling this…. (I know it’s a movie, but I’ve seen worse in real life! Photo from 27 Dresses via www.imdb.com) […]

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Catering is our budget buster. We have tried, very hard, to get around it but it just will not happen. We are both farm kids and grew up with amazing home cooked food. We have also had more disgusting food at wedding receptions than we would like to admit. Lastly, we both feel a full […]

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The newest issue of Southern Weddings Magazine has hit the stands! Per usual I’ve been waiting with eager anticipation to get my hands on a copy of the newest issue. I haven’t found a hard copy yet but I was thrilled to get a sneak peek in my email of a few of the pages […]

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We decided to get married in May because here in Charlotte it is not too hot or humid yet and it is one of my favorite times of year! I have always LOVED periwinkle hydrangeas and knew that I wanted to use them as inspiration for our color scheme. I have thought about incorporating blue […]

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