Tropical Destination Wedding

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tropical wedding Ever had the dream of having a destination wedding on a gorgeous beach full of fresh flowers, your family and friends, tropical colors, and the blue water in front of you? That's exactly what Jess & Ryan Dorenberg enjoyed for their Key Largo, Florida destination wedding in March. I have to say that there is something so romantic about getting out of the normal routine of your … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Flowers

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Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Flowers Aggh! So I know I’ve been slacking lately on my updates, but things are getting super-crazy now that the big day is less than six months away (deep breaths!!) Well, we most recently met with florists to determine what we want all of our floral arrangements to look like and lemme tell you- this is a daunting task! First of all- there are  many places … { read more }

3 Bridal Shower Party Ideas

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DIY Champagne Bar Set up a simple + elegant DIY Champagne Bar for guests to create their own sweet cocktails. 1. Visit your local grocery store for cranberry juice, pomegranate juice, and other mix-ins. 2. Arrange fresh berries in small bowls for guests to add to their cocktail. 3. Include festive straws like pink striped straws from Shop Sweet Lulu or make your own drink stirrers by tying a … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: Our Engagement Party

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Planning the Big Day: Our Engagement Party As much fun as planning a wedding can be, another fun event I was really looking forward to was our engagement party : ) We were sorta hoping someone would offer to throw one for us (I mean you can’t exactly plan your own!) and finally my delightful bridesmaid Tina decided to organize it for us-and I could not have been more excited! The best thing … { read more }

{Wedding Showcase} Pink + Blue

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There is something so romantic and dreamy about blush pink and white at a wedding. Simple and gorgeous, this Florida bride set out for a fairy-tale wedding on Carillon Beach. Glamorous hanging chandeliers and flower topped lanterns hung from a gorgeous white tent for a beautiful reception spot. Twinkling trees surrounded the guests as they enjoyed a night of dinner and … { read more }

Black + White + Green Wedding Inspiration

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Black + Green + White is one of my absolute favorite color palettes. It's refreshing with a Kate Spade feel. I love how brides are incorporating stripes and small polka dots into their elegant weddings. Don't be afraid to mix things up and add a splash of fun into your wedding with a pattern (try polka dots, chevron, stripes, or quatrefoil) and use it as decor for everything from your invitations … { read more }

{Wedding Favors} Sugar Cookie Cakes

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Wedding favors are one of those little details that allow a couple to get creative and send guests off with a little parting gift after an evening of dancing and celebration. If you do choose to have wedding favors, cookies are a deliciously sweet option and serve as a great midnight snack for friends and family. Cookies last for several days and can be packaged easily for travel.  Opt for a … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: Engagement Photos

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Planning the Big Day: Engagement Photos I admit it, I am one of those people who absolutely hates how she looks in photographs…well, maybe ‘hate’ is a strong word, but lets just say I’m usually the one making horrified noises whenever I see a picture of myself. So, needless to say I was less than excited to choose a photographer for my wedding. I was petrified that I’d end up with a bunch of … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: I Found My Dress!

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Planning the Big Day: I Found My Dress! So by now you know I am not a traditional girly-girl bride. I haven’t been planning this day since I was 5, I never ran around with a pillowcase on my head and pretended it was my wedding day and I plan on covering my venue in purple peacock feathers….that’s why it may surprise you just how emotional finding my wedding dress actually was. I didn’t … { read more }

Blue & Yellow Texas Wedding

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BLUE & YELLOW TEXAS WEDDING With the arrival of Spring, I am loving bold and vibrant color schemes like this BLUE and YELLOW wedding submitted by Alex M Photography in Corinth, Texas. Held at the gorgeous Ashton Gardens in Dallas, Texas, the bride chose for the pops of color to span not only the beautiful bridesmaid dresses but also the table decor with lemon centerpieces.  Filling tall … { read more }