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Allison! who wrote, “Wow, these necklaces are adorable! I want one for myself and all my bridesmaids! Soo cute! Thanks!” Congrats Allison- you’ve won an initial droplet necklace from One Life Jewelry in your choice of silver or gold! Thanks to everyone who entered, please check out One Life Jewelry’s etsy shop to see all their […]

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I swear I have the world’s most amazing maids. I decided that I am calling them all maids of honor, and not having just one MOH. It might be different if I had a sister or something, but I do not and all of these girls are equally important to me! I could NOT pick […]

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Today for the BSWOW we have a delightful beach wedding to help us forget about the temperatures that are dropping now as we head into the cold season! Erin and Eric kept their guest list small to save money, but had a beautiful day nonetheless! I just love the intimate feel of this wedding! The […]

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  I’d like to welcome our newest sponsor, Luna Bazaar, specializing in paper lanterns, parasols, and celebration decorations. Their company was named THE place to go for paper lanterns by Martha Stewart Weddings- their editors and stylists use Luna Bazaar‘s products to decorate their tents. They’ve also been mentioned as a great resource by BRIDES […]

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Okay, I have a confession to make. Even though my background is in interior design, and I’ve been all rah-rah cheerleader-esque excited about DIY decorating projects for my wedding…secretly, I am TERRIFIED of them! The number of things I have to do in the next 2 months is daunting, and I’ve been experiencing that awful […]

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Where to start?! So, I am ten months out from my wedding. According to the all-encompassing wedding checklist I’ve been using, I should already have created my wedding budget, decided what my top priorities are, gotten my final guest count, booked my ceremony and reception sites, musicians, rental items, florist, caterer, photographer, cake baker, and […]

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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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