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Summer Kentucky Wedding

Today’s wedding is absolutely lovely! Megan and Michael created a beautiful wedding to celebrate their big day! I love the colors they selected, and how gorgeous are their venues?!? I’m also a huge fan of Megan’s elegant bridal look… classic and beautiful! Enjoy this Kentucky wedding! xoxo, Jessica Megan + Michael August

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Summer Asheville Wedding

Today’s couple, Nicole and Caleb, created a beautiful wedding on a budget of $13K for 90 guests. I love the mint bridesmaid dresses and white flower combo. And how beautiful is their outdoor venue? Also, Nicole and Caleb have all sorts of wonderful tidbits of wisdom and inspiration in their Q+A below; make

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scrabble letter wedding cake
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A Bibliophile Wedding

Calling all book and word lovers! Today’s wedding is filled with all sorts of beautiful, rustic details involving books that perfectly complement the farm setting. I love the DIY book arch Catie and Nick were married under. And how fun are all of the Scrabble tile details?! I’m especially smitten with their

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retro wedding attire
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Post-Elopement Backyard Reception

Oh my goodness! Where do I begin with today’s wedding? Well, first off, it’s not technically a “wedding.” JJ and Benjamin eloped in California, then returned to JJ’s home to celebrate their nuptials with family and friends at a fun reception. With the help of family, they hosted an amazing party filled to

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Rustic Wedding with Teal Details

Today’s wedding is absolutely darling! I love how all of Kellie and Robby’s handmade details blend with the fun teal bridesmaid dresses. And make sure you check out the beautiful guest book they made out of the tree stump… so cute! Enjoy this rustic wedding with teal details! xoxo, Jessica Kellie + Robby

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Colorful Tropical Themed Wedding

When Stephanie realized that a Caribbean destination wedding wasn’t an option, she decided to bring the Caribbean wedding to her Florida wedding. And she pulled it off beautifully! I love the vibrant colors and the fun tropical accents.  Her and Timothy’s hard work of DIYing paid off! They created a fun and memorable

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kraft paper wedding decor
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Missouri Barn Wedding

Isaac and Amanda incorporated so many fun details into their wedding! The painted benches and the paper flower decor were the great, budget-savvy options for their barn wedding ceremony. And how cute is their reception decor? I love the kraft paper on the tables and the crayons in mason jars. And the wildflower centerpieces

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Cozy Autumn Wedding

Happy Wednesday!  I love how Jennifer and Clayton incorporate blue hues, silver and white into their cozy autumn wedding. The bright colors work so well in this event because they complement the dark wood of their venue and the rustic decor; the chalkboard signs and cake table are especially darling. The UK

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Teal and Orange Wedding

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve started featuring bonus real weddings on Sundays when we have them! We get so many lovely submissions and our readers constantly tell us how much they love seeing real weddings (with real budget breakdowns) so I want to give you all what you want! 🙂 Today

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Teal + Orange Wedding

I just love this teal and orange wedding!! Kristin and Cory incorporated some personal details into their day to make it special, but overall kept things simple and sweet! Love Kristin’s perspective on the real importance of the wedding and being focused on what matters most to avoid overspending. Of course I love

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Budget Savvy Brooklyn Wedding

Ashley is back with her wedding recap today!! Check out her Brooklyn wedding from this summer below! xoxo- Jessica Ashley + Matt July 5, 2013 Brooklyn, NY  |  Brooklyn Navy Yard’s BLDG 92.What was your budget? Our budget was $20,000. While in most areas of the country this budget will go far

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Wedding Inspiration

Teal and Turquoise Color Scheme

Choosing my colors has been a really tough thing for me to accomplish so far. With all the beautiful inspiration boards out there it gets really overwhelming because you literally have an infinite amount of options! I have spent a good amount of time myself working on inspiration boards and trying to

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