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Tips and advice for your planning.

Wedding Day Hairstyle Tips from a Pro

Posted: November 24th, 2015

Most brides want their look to be flawless on the most important day of their lives – you want to look the best you’ve ever looked, and you should!  That’s why I asked professional stylist, Shannon Goode, to give us her best tips for choosing the perfect wedding day hairstyle.  It’s not as simple as choosing the look you like best, you need to consider other factors to make the best decision so your…

Something Blue

Posted: June 26th, 2015

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. We have all heard this saying over the years.  A bride is meant to wear blue on her big day to symbolize fidelity and love.  If you are looking for ways to incorporate blue on your big day, here is a list of both traditional and creative ways to add blue into your wedding attire. Garter – This is a more traditional idea, but…

Escort Card Holders

Posted: May 12th, 2015

Making your wedding memorable lies in the details. Escort card holders are an opportunity to show your personality or add emphasis to your theme. Here are some creative ideas: 1. Citrus fruit: This is an easy idea that will work with almost any citrus fruit, because all you need is the fruit and a toothpick for the labels. 2. Pumpkins: Perfect for any fall or outdoor wedding, pumpkins give a rustic feel to…

Wedding Party Gifts

Posted: April 9th, 2015

You have found the perfect bridal party who will be there to support you on your big day, but what about wedding party gifts to show your appreciation? There are many options as far as gifts go and it may be hard to narrow down some ideas. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when brainstorming gifts for your wedding party: Stick to a theme. Incorporate wedding colors or whatever…

Tuesday’s Tip of the Day

Here is Tuesday’s tip of the day: With spring here, I can’t help but only think of the bright tulips at the market stand waiting  to be taken home to adorn a small space. If you are looking to lighten up the mood around your house, or you feel like you want to add a pop of color to your living room without killing your budget, buying fresh flowers will definitely…

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Vision Boards

Posted: March 24th, 2015

I don’t know about you, but sometimes when an idea comes to mind, for me it can either go two ways: I will either get too flustered with all of the possible directions it could take, or I will draw blank… Either way, both can be stressful especially when you want that idea to come to its full potential Something that has helped me a lot in organizing my thoughts…

What to Do With Your Used Wedding Dress

Posted: March 16th, 2015

Not sure what to do with your wedding dress after the big day? For those of you who do not want to hold on to the dress, selling it is an easy option and a great way to get some bucks back on it. For tips and information on selling a used wedding dress, see this previous post. If you are a bride who wants to do something a bit…

Managing Your Wedding Guest List

Posted: December 29th, 2014

Many of you are newly engaged and in a whirlwind of ideas on where to start your planning.  Your wedding guest list and budget are two of the first things you need to discuss before you can start looking for venues, florists, etc.  Everyone is busy and I see so many people waste time and effort on managing their wedding guest list.  If you do it right the first time,…

Rehearsal Dinner 101

Posted: November 14th, 2014

Tips for Planning Your Rehearsal Dinner Planning your rehearsal dinner can sometimes be as stressful as planning the wedding!  Often, the groom’s side of the family are really involved with planning the rehearsal dinner and, without knowing it, can cause added stress.  Who to invite, budget and location can all be points of contention. The rehearsal dinner should really be an easy thing to plan and should not add to…

Nontraditional Wedding Guest Book Ideas

Posted: November 14th, 2014

One of my favorite parts of attending a wedding is writing a note to the newlyweds. I know for my own future wedding I want to incorporate a fun, unique way for my guests to share their wishes. After all, these notes are treasures one can keep forever. There is always the traditional blank book guests can sign. However, over the years there seems to be a trend of couples…

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