{Country Love} Plum & Red

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We simply adore this Country Love design by Aisha Holly of Dooby Design Group. The Plum and Red colors accent each other quite attractively. I know I am not alone when I say that anything Aisha designs is simply fantastic. I first fell in love with her when I saw this Coco Chanel Inspired Bridal Shower on Hostess With The Mostess and it has been true love ever since. With this design, she weaved … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: The First Gift!

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The First Gift! Just needed to veer off the ‘planning’ track a bit this week to share the story of excitement that was the receipt of the first gift off of our registry : ) It’s strange, because we obviously knew we’d be getting gifts, but it’s surprising just how thrilling that initial delivery can be… It was a cold and snowy day and I was not in such a great mood after trekking through the … { read more }

Southern Nashville Wedding: Historic Cedarwood

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Southern Nashville Wedding Are you wedding planning now for a fall 2011 wedding? We have lots of inspiration for you in this wedding showcase! This past fall, I attended the wedding of my friends Austin and Jenni at historic Cedarwood in Nashville, Tennessee. Jenni looked absolutely stunning in her Alvina Valenta dress from Panache in Beverly Hills, California. I knew immediately that it would … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Dress

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Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Dress So, despite what any woman may try to say, the wedding dress is truly THE HIGHLIGHT of wedding planning. I mean, just think about how many reality shows are based just on that? (I’m currently watching “Unforgettable Wedding Gowns” on Wedding Central haha). I’ve been watching shows like this for ages, commenting on what’s gorgeous (or hideous, let’s be … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: The Registry

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Planning the Big Day: The Registry Ok, lets be honest, there are very few things more exciting to a woman than the thought of being let lose in a department store with a “magic gun” - you can point at things you want…and then OTHER PEOPLE will buy them for you! It sounds like something out of a dream, but yet this is what the almighty Bridal Registry really is. I have always looked forward … { read more }

Glam Valentine’s Day Wedding Shoot

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Valentine's Day Wedding Dreamy, absolutely dreamy. LMG Events and Chudleigh Weddings teamed up with a fantastic line up of vendors nationwide to design this glam Valentine's Day wedding shoot. The purpose of a styled shoot is to showcase the talent of the vendors and provide inspiration at a tip-top level. This does just that! There are dozens of ideas in this shoot that you can pull from for … { read more }

Heart Shaped Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies Brand new bloggers in party/food/entertaining are popping up left and right - and I think it's FABULOUS! It's just more ideas floating around for all of us to love! Such as these Heart Shaped Red Velvet Whoopie Pies from Paige of Paiges of Style. Her site is new so go give it some love! She sent these ever to share with our readers, and who wouldn't love receiving these … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: Top 10 Venue Tips

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Top Ten Tips for Choosing Your Venue So first things first...(I know you've been on the edge of your seat for a week just dying to know what venue WE chose...) DRUMROLL PLEASE.....we'll be saying our vows and partying at The Estate at Florentine Gardens : ) and we could not be more thrilled! This site offered everything we wanted and then some...but it wasn't an easy find... Most of you have … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: “The Venue”

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Planning the Big Day: Choosing a Venue Ok, I’m a WEE bit of a planner ;) so I must say I had an idea of where I wanted to get married before I even had the ring. They tell you that you can’t really start too much until you have that date booked so I figured I should get on it asap. I pictured a bright and beautiful venue with gardens, water and a lot of light. I wanted ducks, an outdoor … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: “The Proposal”

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"The Proposal" Crista here! AHHHHH HOLY COW I’M ENGAGED!!!!!! Ok, just had to get that out of my system. Done. I promise. Like most women (and if you say ‘not me’ we know you’re fibbing!) I had been waiting with baited breath to hear the magic words, “Will you marry me?” It’s a huge moment in a gal’s life and we all look forward to it, wondering when it will happen…what will he say….how will he … { read more }