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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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Details, details, details!! The moment I laid eyes on it I was in love with this wedding by Kate Whitmore! Yellow and grey has been one of my favorite wedding color schemes this past year and this one is just stunning! From the mismatched bridesmaid dresses to all the handmade details, this wedding is completely […]

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The dress was easy to find. The bridesmaids dresses were easy. But I cannot find a pair of shoes that suit me to save my life!! Yes I am one of “those” girls who loves and lives for shoes. Although, I have done a stupendous job, if do say so myself, selling and donating all […]

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Longtime reader and BSWOW featured bride Emily sent over her some photos and tips from her budget-savvy bridesmaid brunch that I thought would help inspire you on this cold and dreary Monday! The sunny color scheme that mimics the lovely yellows in her wedding just warms me up inside! Here’s the dish from Emily: I […]

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Katie who said “The pearls are beautiful – just what I’m hoping to wear on my wedding day!” Congrats Katie – you will receive this lovely set of pearls from JCPenney! Thanks to everyone who entered this giveaway!

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Is anyone else shocked by the audacity of the price people will charge for wedding paper goods? I mean, besides the fact that when you put “wedding” on a label it usually ups the cost 10% anyway, the invitation and save the date market seems to have taken this to a little extreme. Fortunately for […]

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All day fashion deal site RueLaLa.com is hosting a bridal boutique called Style. I do! where you can get fabulous designer pieces for much less than full retail price. If you’re not familiar with RueLaLa, it’s an invitation-only online fashion outlet where members get access to private sale Boutiques, each open for just a short […]

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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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One of the best ways to keep your budget low is by keeping the guest count low! Carey chose to splurge on her wedding dress, a designer Lazaro gown, and keep the feel of the wedding intimate by having around 40 guests. They also chose a venue that did not need alot of decoration so […]

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I didn’t plan out my entire wedding as a young girl, but for as long as I can remember, I have wanted to wear my mother’s wedding dress. I get mixed responses when I divulge this to people. Many an “Aww, how sweet, but I would never do that!” When I mention the dress is […]

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JCPenney has two exclusive bridal jewelry collections available to help the brides-to-be complete their wedding day look, “I Said Yes” and “True Love.” Both exclusive jewelry collections offer a unique take on the diamond ring. In the “I Said Yes” collection of rings, each ring bears a hidden sapphire in the ring – a symbol […]

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Hello, my lovelies! I’m now on the other side of the wedding planning chaos, and it is AWESOME! Being a Mrs. to a wonderful Mr. is just about the best thing I can imagine. Thanks so much to everyone for following my pre-wedding journey. We spent a week holed up at a beautiful snowy resort […]

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