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So this summer, E and I are invited to SIX weddings! SIX! Last year we only went to one other than our own! I obviously LOVE weddings and I am very excited to attend all of the ones we’ve been invited to! But along with the fun aspect comes the financial aspect- attending weddings costs […]

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  When it comes to saving money on your big day, one thing that is always a struggle is the dress. Yes, it’s something you will only wear for a few hours on one day, so it’s hard to shell out big bucks for that dress. But there’s also the emotional aspect, where you want […]

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We didn’t have assigned seating for our wedding (thank goodness because with the rain and last minute rearranging it would have been CHAOS). But I always loved the extra added detail of a cute escort card set up. I am particularly fond of the outdoor wedding staple- mini clothespins. I mean, aren’t miniature things just […]

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Last month my book club read the NYT Bestseller Water for Elephants, which centers around the lives of people who are part of a traveling circus. So our host for book club decided to play into the theme when preparing our snacks for the evening! Lacey did such an adorable job I had to share […]

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Erica is anothergraphic designer bride and I love love love her details! Including her envelope liners that say ‘love love love’ And who doesn’t love a Chuck Taylor clad groom and groomsmen? This wedding looks so lovely, casual and fun! She really carried her color scheme throughout the entire day and I love that! Hope […]

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On to the next part of our flower alternative series- FELT! Felt is pretty cheap to buy and comes in a variety of colors. Although time consuming, you can create some pretty cool things with it! Check out these awesome bouquets by some various Etsy sellers! from idotakeu on etsy from idotakeu on etsy from […]

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Create your own sale with this 50% off coupon at Michael’s this week! I got SO many wedding items at Michael’s during my planning, from Styrofoam balls and tissue paper to make pomanders, to the paper I used to create my invite mockups. I would definitely take advantage of this coupon- you can print out […]

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Time to announce the winner of the CSN Stores Cake Serving Set Giveaway! I used random.org to choose one winner out of the 87 entries… Commenter #66- Michelle Parada! Congratulations Michelle! You are the winner of this beautiful silver-plated cake serving set by Reed & Barton! I will send your email to CSN Stores to […]

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I’m excited to share this sweet, intimate wedding of the fabulous blogger Jen Ramos of MadeByGirl. Jen has awesome style and is a fab designer and her wedding reflected who she is. She saved money by keeping her guest list small and was able to include some lovely details because of it. Don’t you just […]

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This is one of my favorite alternatives to bridal flowers- the vintage brooch bouquet! This particular category could lend itself to being a time-intensive project- searching for pieces you like and want to include, not to mention possibly spending quite a bit of money trying to find enough pieces to make up your bouquet. And […]

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  Today I am happy to share with you a fun giveaway! CSN Stores has over 200+ stores carrying pretty much anything you could imagine from kids bedding to cookware, to bar stools… they’ve pretty much got it all! I made it my challenge to find something that you could actually use on your wedding […]

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