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Blue & White North Carolina Wedding

Today we’re featuring a wedding for BSB blogger, Natasha! You might remember following her wedding planning story earlier this year and now you get to see how all the beautiful details came together for her North Carolina wedding. Enjoy! xoxo, Jessica Natasha & TJ May 16, 2015 Raleigh, NC

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DIY PROJECTS Wedding Favors

DIY Coconut Sugar Scrub

When helping my mom plan my bridal shower, I knew I wanted our favors to be something simple that people could actually use. I scoured Pinterest in search of a simple, yet budget-friendly favor to make for our guests. I stumbled across an image with the

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Honeymoon planning

We have booked our honeymoon! My fiancé and I love going on vacations and traveling, so this was obviously one of our favorite items to plan. We have been together for almost six years and have been on 3 different cruises, visited Universal Studios and Disney

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Food + Beverage Vendors

Choosing our Caterer

For my fiancé and I, food is at the top of our priorities list for our big day. After a wedding, we always discuss the food (of course we discussed the bride & groom, but food was always discussed), so we knew we wanted to have

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Vendors Wedding Decor

Wedding Flowers

When deciding on our wedding flowers, I knew I wanted something very simple, yet elegant. My favorite flowers are hydrangeas, so I knew I wanted to incorporate them into the wedding. However, when researching flowers I found out that they are one of the more expensive

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Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Hashtags

One of my favorite social media apps is Instagram. I love looking at pictures and, recently, have fallen in love with clicking on the wedding hashtags that accompany the many wedding instagram accounts I follow. You find so many different pictures from guests, the bridal party,

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Money Saving Advice Vendors

Choosing our Photographer

When most couples create their budget and figure out what is most important to them, they choose photography as one of their “splurges”. So if you read my budget post, you were probably wondering why we didn’t choose photography as one of our “splurges”, and the

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Food + Beverage Vendors

Choosing our Desserts

As I mentioned in our budget post, dessert is among our top priorities, so we thoroughly enjoyed choosing our desserts for the wedding. TJ and I both love sweets and often spend our weekends exploring the many cake, cupcake, and dessert shops in the Triangle. When

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Reception Venue

Choosing our Venue

Choosing our venue was probably the biggest obstacle we faced. And to be honest, that was scary for me, because it was the first decision we made, so I was nervous in thinking how hard all of the other decisions would be! However, deciding on All

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Wedding Dresses

Finding the Dress

Growing up, I was never one of those girls who dreamed about her wedding day or her wedding dress. As a matter-of-fact, I wasn’t one for prom dress shopping, either. So I wasn’t sure how I would feel when searching for a dress and I had

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