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The Budget Savvy Bride

Hello dear readers, I’ve got a lovely little giveaway for you today! Been searching for a sweet bridesmaid gift? I’ve found just the thing for you! Arlyne, a former clothing designer and owner of One Life Jewelry, creates gorgeous, delicate, customized jewelry with tons of options. Her pieces were featured in the last issue of […]

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G2B has very few opinions when it comes to wedding planning. He is very easy going and goes with the flow pretty well. But, right after we were engaged, maybe less than a week, he declared that he wanted him and his men to wear tan suits. We had already established that it would be […]

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This wedding is just STUNNING, y’all. I literally *SQUEALED* with delight when I received the submission via Two Bright Lights. Lovely yellow color scheme, beautiful bride, adorable groom (I have a soft spot in my heart for grooms with glasses, OBVI!) Susan offers some great advice on keeping things in perspective- let the details be […]

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Trying to cut costs on various items is a part of any wedding planning. You trim where you don’t need such extravagance and use that savings to beef up something you really want. Well, as a lover of stationary and graphic design I had assumed that I would be splurging on Save the Dates and […]

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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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As I already mentioned, this month my cousin, Amanda, got married. It was a great opportunity for me as the maid of honor to observe her planning process and practice a few things for my own wedding. Because I am the family crafter, I offered to help with as much of the DIY as Amanda […]

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How to Create Easy Beaded Edgings Guest post by Julie Anne Eason of SeriousSewing.com Many brides-to-be dream about making their own gowns, only to realize it’s way more project than they were ready for. Sewing your own dress is a tough one because even if you are an expert seamstress, there are so many emotions […]

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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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I know it has been AGES since I’ve done a Frugal Fashion Friday post and I can only blame it on the fact that I have been BUSY. Having a full time job is time-consuming, y’all! But ya know, one of the benefits of said job is a paycheck, so I finally have money to […]

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Ohhhhh my little bridal bees I have a PROJECT for you today and I am SO excited about it because it has turned out so well! But, first things first – our cake! My mother is basically a baker extraordinaire. If I had a nickel for every time someone took a bite into one of […]

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Where did you get married? We were married at a private house that we rented through BKS Weddings in Vista, CA What was your budget? Give a rough breakdown of what you spent if possible. Our budget was approx. $10,000. The total of everything listed below is actually $7,842.00. We put the left over money […]

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I love DIY weddings where the brides and families labor over making some memorable details with their unique talents. I, however, am not much of a crafter or a DIY-er. Since I’ve started this wedding planning, I’ve joked that I want a “DIY wedding without the DIY.” I love the look of handcrafted décor and […]

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