Wedding Inspiration β€’

How I Organized My Wedding Inspiration

I am a planner. Completely and unapologetically so. I like sorting things out, making lists, and filing things. So one of the THE MOST exciting things about planning my wedding… has been that actual act of PLANNING my wedding (all those ideas and tutorials!). Here’s how

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DIY PROJECTS β€’

Birdcage Cardbox

One of my DIY’s was our birdcage cardbox. It’s very simple, but it’s just something that adds a little personal touch, rather than using the one that the hall offers (that you know hundreds of bride’s have already used). My mom had an old decorative birdcage

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Glinda Dress
Wedding Dresses β€’

My Secret Wedding Dress Deal

I don’t like to admit how many episodes of Say Yes to the Dress I have watched. While I consider even the least expensive dresses featured on that show to be completely ludicrous, I am still fascinated by the triage work of bridal consultants, awed by

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Beauty β€’

Birchbox Bridal!

I recently signed up for Birchbox after seeing some buzz about it on Twitter. In case you’re unfamiliar, Birchbox Bridal is a new way for consumers to try and buy high-end beauty products. For $10 a month, members receive monthly deliveries of hand-picked, oversized samples from

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Food + Beverage β€’

Budget Wedding Booze

If you’re going to have a party (which our reception will certainly be), you need to have some alcohol. But if you want alcohol, you have to pay the price. And as budget savvy brides, we don’t want to fork over the cash. So it is

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Budget Savvy Resources β€’

Costco Wedding Supplies

Are there any Costco members out there? Did you all know that they have WEDDING stuff!? Yes, it’s true. They do. They have flowers and jewelry and food and photobooks and honeymoons! Check it out!Β  Justin works at(/is obsessed with) Costco; he would literally have our

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Wedding Planning Advice β€’

Useful Wedding Websites

I’ve been brainstorming about this wedding for over a year now. There are endless online resources for gathering ideas and inspiration. In the early stages, I started saving the odd image to my computer desktop. That started to get a bit disorganized so I started a

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Wedding Dresses β€’

Church Street Bridal, Lynchburg VA

Thanks to new blogger friend Jeannine from Small & Chic in Cville who wrote to share this amazing resource for brides in Central Virginia. {image source} “Last weekend, I stumbled upon a charity bridal store in Lynchburg, VA (central Virginia) called Church Street Bridal.Β  Their proceeds

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