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In my previous post about my Tiffany Inspired Wedding Invitations I broke down the materials list and pricing for creating a set of 70 invites.  This week, I’ll include the dimensions of all the different cards used. Just a note, I used my Silhouette cutter to cut out all of the card stock and black pieces […]

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I’m a big fan of finishing touches and small details.  Candles lit for dinner.  A single flower in a bud vase.  Just the right music on in the background.  Adding sprinkles to an iced cake.  I’m also a firm believer in the easier and more frugal the better.  If it takes too much trouble or […]

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It’s no secret that I’m an extreme planner and may be a little OCD, but it has served me well in my life. When it came to wedding planning, I felt pretty confident throughout most of the process that I’d covered all my bases, but a task I found daunting was the making of a […]

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  Dear Jessica,   I want my fiancé and I to write our own wedding vows. But he isn’t exactly the emotionally expressive type. Do you have any tips or resources you could share to help with wedding vows for him? -Ashley in CO     Hi Ashley!   Thanks for the question! I think […]

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    The Wedding Paper Divas  team recently hosted a luncheon in San Francisco in celebration of their new Spring/Summer collection.  Captured by Delbarr Moradi and styled by Rebekah of A&B Creative, the event was all about showing off the new invitation designs from Wedding Paper Divas, including their beautiful foil collection, and designs from exciting new partners BHLDN and Claire Pettibone. The […]

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  As a bride on a budget, I eventually grew to dread the words—“What’s your budget?”  Generally speaking, I don’t have a problem talking about my budget.  It’s a harmless question and a good starting point for determining your options, but it’s also a loaded question, particularly when talking to vendors.  There’s a good chance that the […]

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  Happy Thursday, loves! I just wanted to pop in today to share some very exciting news from Paperless Post and Kelly Wearstler.   In case you’re not familiar, Kelly is an interior designer with a highly coveted aesthetic. She’s best known for unexpected, bold chic design. I’m absolutely OBSESSED with her use of texture, patterns, and colors – specifically […]

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I love this simple and sweet baby blue wedding – the couple kept their guest list incredibly intimate which saved them tons of money. Courtney shared some great words of wisdom for planning your wedding with a budget in mind. I especially love how she incorporated an heirloom into her day– check out her favorite […]

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      I absolutely LOVE Tiny Prints for Personalized Stationery and Thank You notes!! The design above, Extending Thanks would be the perfect way to thank your guests for their generous gifts and for attending your wedding celebrations.   Tiny Prints is running a huge sitewide sale that ends TONIGHT at 11:59 pm (PT)! […]

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There are so many gorgeous invitations designs out there and choosing just one can feel overwhelming.  I wanted something that somewhat matched my wedding colors which are black & white, but also reflected my fiancé and I as a couple. After scouring Pinterest for months without anything that screamed ‘us’  we and I finally decided […]

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My best friend in college got engaged just before we graduated. I remember how excited I was for her, and I remember how she squealed when she told me and held her hand out to show me the ring. Flash forward six months later: I had been in grad school for three months in a […]

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