Bridesmaids Attire

Picking Bridesmaids Dresses

I came across this online the other day and thought it was kind of funny – though not accurate, at least in my case. Image via TheFrisky.com Speaking of which, my bridesmaids will be wearing long black dresses and not because they need to a lose

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DIY PROJECTS

Make Your Own Menu Cards

Even though we haven’t finalized our menu yet and we’re doing a buffet, I’ve decided I want to make my own menu cards for our wedding. I figured this was something I can do fairly easily and hopefully inexpensively as well. Since we haven’t finalized our

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Health + Fitness

Operation: Wedding Weight Loss

So, I’m going to get into a subject that I’m sure many brides-to-be are already thinking about — getting in shape for your wedding day. I’m no expert on the subject, but I know what works for me so I thought I would share it. I’m

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Flowers and Decor

Beyond Flowers

A while ago, my boss at work approached me and said she would like to get a group together and do something for us for the wedding. They said they would like to do our flowers, knowing this was something big they would be taking on,

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Gifts + Registries

A Vintage Poster Proposal

This isn’t exactly a DIY project, more of a custom project for our wedding. Shortly after Nick and I got engaged I saw on a DIY house blog that I follow where the husband gave his wife a custom poster with a funny line from Toddlers and Tiaras.

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DIY PROJECTS

DIY: Custom Return Address Labels

While we’ve decided not to DIY our invitations (more on that later), I do want to add some sort of personalized touch to our mailing. I recently received a package with the coolest mailing label. That inspired me to create one of my own mailing labels.

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DIY PROJECTS

DIY String Art

I think it’s safe to say that if your planning a wedding, you’re using Pinterest. It’s a great site to find inspiration and tutorials for various projects. One of the projects I found was this initial string art project. I thought it would be perfect for

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DIY Wedding Decor

DIY Fabric Table Squares

Here I am to tackle my first DIY project for the wedding reception, table squares! When I started browsing Pinterest and the web for centerpiece ideas, I saw a few “tablescapes” that really jumped out at me. What I liked about them was the contrast between

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Vendors Venue

Ocean City Wedding Venues

When we decided to get married in Ocean City, we knew there would be a lot of venues for us to choose from. There are tons of hotels, golf clubs, restaurants, etc. that host receptions in the area. We started with a list of about 40

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Bridal Party Gifts

Asking My Maids!

From the moment I got engaged, I knew exactly who my bridesmaids were going to be (afterall, Nick and I have been together for over 8 years, so I’ve been planning this wedding in my head for about 7 years!). They were the first four girls

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Random

Hello from Erin!

Hi everyone! My name is Erin and I will be sharing my wedding planning adventure with you as a new member of the BSB crew. So, let’s get to know each other, shall we? I’m a 29 year old middle school teacher living in Baltimore, MD

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