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This past Saturday was my cousin Amanda’s wedding. Amanda is also one of my best friends and it’s been so fun being engaged and wedding planning together. Several months ago I talked Amanda into meeting with the Flowerman , a well-known florist in Dayton, Ohio that had recently opened an office here in Columbus. The […]

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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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tenthoubride!!! She said, “I love the custom designs…just spend far too much time customizing four different dresses! Rehearsal dinner dress, indeed. We’re not having a wedding party, so either for my mom or for my rehearsal dinner dress! Great giveaway, lady!” Congrats to you- you’ve won a custom dress from Coco Myles! Thanks to everyone […]

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I love love love the idea of a wedding photobooth – what a great way to get guest photos that capture the fun and energy of the event! I stumbled upon these photobooth pics recently and I am totally swooning over them. Damask wallpaper and old picture frames will be an awesome addition to our […]

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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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What was your budget? If you are able, give us a rough breakdown of how you spent your budget. My budget was 500 dollars. My mother paid for the cost to rent out the banquet room which was 400. I found my dress off the rack for 100 dollars at The Bridal Store off of […]

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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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This wedding makes me happy inside for oh-so-many reasons! Sweet Emily has been a reader of BSB for quite some time, and we’ve exchanged quite a few emails over the last year. Emily is currently taking graphic design courses and before taking the plunge of going back to school, she emailed lil ol’ me for […]

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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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