Ceremony β€’

Ceremony and Reception Seating

So many moons ago I came across this wedding shot by the ever-fabulous Jessica Claire, and I couldn’t help but love the concept. They used some kind of blanket to make palettes on the ground on which the guests could sit, instead of renting an ungodly

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Wedding Decor β€’

Anthropologie = love/hate

I had never heard of Anthropologie before I started blogging. I’d never been in one of their stores, never would have recognized their stylish frocks if worn by someone I know. But for some reason, it seems like everyone in the blogiverse writes about them and

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DIY PROJECTS β€’

DIY Bridesmaid Cards

DIY Bridesmaid Cards – How I asked my friends to be in our wedding! So last week I decided I really needed to officially ask my girls who I wanted as bridesmaids for my wedding. I already knew who I wanted to stand by me but

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DIY PROJECTS β€’

Martha Stewart Light Columns

Image from Martha Stewart If you don’t already, you should subscribe to the Martha Stewart Daily Craft email list- I get neat little projects sent to my inbox every day. Martha is a wealth of information, inspiration and fun for any DIY bride. Friday, the daily

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Accessories β€’

Clip-on Earrings as Shoe Clips

After seeing those shoe clips at the dyeable shoe store, I started searching the web for more options. I wasn’t having any real luck until I decided to reframe my search to “clip-on earrings.” Whoa! Who knew that so many places still carried big, sparkly, costume

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Accessories β€’

I’d rather dye…

Is it just me or do most people (brides) just hateΒ those dyeable shoes? I mean, what’s so bad about them? I’d rather dye because they come in a range of styles and prices to fit any budget, and can be dyed to exactly match your color

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Savvy Shopping β€’

Great IKEA finds

I told you all last week about how my BFF went to IKEA and found some great stuff for decorating tables for the reception. Well, she sent me some pics and I was so excited to see all the affordable things we could use. I went

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Real Weddings β€’

Nole + Andrew: Part 3

Nole + Andrew: Part 3 Photo from Nole’s Knot Bio Invitations, STDs, and Placecards – $650 I did a lot of research to find an affordable letterpress invitation company. I literally combed through the archives of about 3 or 4 different wedding blogs (including the lovely,

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Real Weddings β€’

Nole + Andrew: Part 2

Nole + Andrew: Part 2 Photos by Punam Bean Photography Photography – $2000 This was our photographer’s 2007 fee, which has since gone up — she was just starting out when we booked her, so we got her at a great rate! We were actually willing

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Real Weddings β€’

Nole + Andrew: Part 1

So today I’m going to be featuring the real budget of the super sweet Nole + Andrew who you all probably saw featured on Style Me Pretty a few weeks back. I was amazed by all the lovely details of her wedding that she was able

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