GIVEAWAY: Weddings by Tara Guerard

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GIVEAWAY: Weddings by Tara Guerard

I am excited to announce this giveaway as this gorgeous book is a staple on my desk for inspiration and eye candy! We’re giving away TWO copies of Weddings by Tara Guerard! When I first found this gem from Gibbs-Smith Publishers, I couldn’t put it down as it was filled to the brim with stunning photography, real weddings, and everything from choosing hors d’oevres to decorating tablescapes. You don’t have to be engaged or in the wedding industry to love this book either, these are fabulous tips and inspiration fitting for all types of parties.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Tara Guerard is a world-renowned wedding and event planner. She has been featured in Elegant Bride, Food & Wine, Southern Accents, Southern Living, InStyle Weddings, Town & Country, and Martha Stewart Weddings. One of her events was also featured on the Style Network. Tara currently lives in Charleston, SC.

TO ENTER: Leave a comment below and you are entered to win one of TWO copies! Deadline for entry is Friday, November 12th at 5:00 pm EST. Winner will be announced Monday, November 15th.

Be sure to check out our Wedding Showcase from earlier today too! The florals are amazing.

Comments

  1. 1

    I love me a good contest plus Tara has amazing vision. I’ve been wanting to get my hands on this book and this is the perfect opportunity! Thanks Courtney!

  2. 2

    Oooooo lala! :) Would love to use this book for some inspiration for our upcoming wedding (and for future parties!). Love it!

  3. 3

    Would LOVE a copy of her book! THANK YOU!

  4. 4

    We would love to have a copy! We admire her work and would love to peruse through all of this eye candy!

  5. 5

    Would love to have this book as coffee table decoration as well as inspiration!

  6. 6

    I would LOVE LOVE LOVE this book! She’s from the place I’m getting married and has such a gorgeous vision. I absolutely adore her!

  7. 7

    That book looks amazing!!!! It would look so pretty on my bookshelf…:)

  8. 8
    Heather Weigand says:

    Gorgeous book by one of the South’s leading event designers….too fabulous not to have in any girl’s collection!

  9. 9

    What a gorgeous and inspiring book!!

  10. 10

    I would LOVE to win this book! It looks amazing!

  11. 11
    Leslie Trejos says:

    Pick Me! Pick Me! I would LOVE this book!

  12. 12

    What a great gift this would be!

  13. 13

    This book looks fabulous! Would be the perfect book to help me get inspiration for my big day!!

  14. 14

    Beautiful pictures and such a fun ispiration for EVERYTHING! Planning my own wedding was so much fun and I just keep coming up with alternate scenarios…. this would be great for everything from weddings to just small parties, I love to entertain whenever I can and love new ideas :)

  15. 15

    I would love one for inspiration!

  16. 16

    I would love to add this to my collection and get some great inspiration from it!

  17. 17
    Victoria Sharkey (@Carolinachic83) says:

    Wow! I love all these photos, and I adore all things wedding inspiration! Would love an actual book to go along with the internet and piles of magazine I have for my big day and my up and coming business. Thanks for the opportunity to win this, Courtney!

  18. 18

    I would love to have this book!! :) the pictures are so beautiful

  19. 19

    Love referencing books like this one to inspire party planning ideas. With the holidays around the corner, need lots of inspiration for holiday get-togethers!

  20. 20

    Ohhh, how lovely! Gorgeous coffee table book with lots of sweet inspiration. Thanks!

  21. 21

    I would love this book! It is full of “eye-candy” and would be full of fabulous inspiration!

  22. 22
    Jessica Stokes says:

    What a beautiful book!

  23. 23

    Lovely book! I could definitely make use of this! Thanks for the opportunity to win it.

  24. 24
    meghan adamietz says:

    wow! what FABULOUS taste! would love this book for my wedding i am planning!

  25. 25

    What a great giveaway! Those hanging hydrangeas – gorgeous!!

  26. 26

    Oh I want this sooooooo bad!!!!!! Am doing my 1st BIG wedding in july!

  27. 27

    I saw Tara speak when she was in Richmond, VA and I was blown away. She does amazing work!

  28. 28

    This book looks simply ah-mazing!

  29. 29

    Looks like some fabulous ideas. Would love the inspiration.

  30. 30

    I would absolutely love this book!

    Charlotte ~ The Paper Cupcake and Delovely Designs

  31. 31

    would love a copy of this book! thank you for the giveaway! kristinmik at gmail dot com

  32. 32

    I would love to win a copy of your book my sister just eloped and now my Dad and My Sister are starting to plan her reception. This would be a great help to inspire her.

  33. 33

    I heart this book! I broke off from doing event management for hospitality and started my own company about 6 months ago. I couldve easily broke the bank on all the lovely literature out there, but mad myself reel it in :). Would look lovely in my new office though!! Then I could stop visiting it at the bookstore…

  34. 34

    I would love to add this beautiful book to my collection. I have had to put a cap on the spending lately. LOL

  35. 35
    Courtney Horn says:

    This book looks amazing, I’m crossing my fingers that I win!!! Good luck everyone!

  36. 36

    So amazing! I’m planning a mostly DIY wedding that doesn’t look DIY-ish. Looks filled with inspiration :]

  37. 37

    I am getting married June 2011 and I am positive that this book would get my creative juices flowing.

  38. 38
    Vanessa R. says:

    Nothing like a beautiful book to make you happy!

  39. 39
    Amy Lustig says:

    Stunning! This book would be perfect inspiraton for our wedding!
    Amy
    amyjlustig at gmail . com

  40. 40

    I want this book, Courtney! I have it on my Amazon Wish List! I peeked at it once on line and you are right it is filled with good wedding porn!! Whoever wins this better not live in my neighborhood! xp

  41. 41

    If the cover is any indication, the ideas inside are going to be over the top! Thanks for the contest!

  42. 42

    I think I might be satisfied with just the cover!! I need this book and this book needs me.

  43. 43

    I would love a copy of this book. This will be a great inspiration for a wedding I’m planning next year. What a great giveaway!

  44. 44

    I want. So pretty. Please give away to me, please please.

  45. 45

    The photos are simply stunning.

  46. 46

    LOVE anything that provides eye candy and inspiration. Plus Tara is AH-MAZING! Thanks, Courtney!

  47. 47

    Ahhh Courtney you are just the sweetest! And not just one two…that makes you doubly sweet ;-) So I figure even if I don’t win I can steal it from my sissy, Naomi! So I am okay if she wins and I don’t! Just make sure it’s one or the other, okay??? LOL ;-)

    P.S. – I need this to get my creativity back!! Mwah!

    xoxo
    kristi

  48. 48

    awesome giveaway courtney…i promise to give the book a good home! :D

  49. 49

    Thanks for the opportunity to win the book!!! Enjoying your website all the way from Sunny California. Thanks for the eye candy daily!! XOXO

  50. 50

    oooOOOOooooo sounds fantastic! I would LOVE copy of the book!

  51. 51

    Ohhhhlala! What a delightful read this should be!!

  52. 52

    I have no intention of planning a wedding anytime soon but I’m all for beautiful photography and inspiration! Sign me up!

  53. 53

    I love beautiful books about wedding photography! Thanks for the giveaway!

  54. 54

    Wow ! I’d love to have this in my personal liberary, this is exactly what I want to do with my life , events and party planning and cake designer, plus this would be useful as it’s my mums wedding next month, and I’ve to plan the whole thing :S

  55. 55

    Is it possible to join from France?
    I follow you on Twitter. And I love your universe..
    This book could be so interesting & useful to me as I a mpreparing my wedding for next year. And I just love to have a very special day …

    Thanks for sharing with us.

    A bientôt!

  56. 56

    Of course I have to apply to this giveaway :-)))
    I’ve been checking Tara’s work and it is amazingly beautiful.
    Love it.

  57. 57

    I’m obsessed with weddings! Hope I win!

  58. 58

    It’s the perfect book to add to my coffetable collection. And so beautiful!

  59. 59
    Dana Briggs says:

    The cover of this book represents all things elegant. I can only imagine the contents. This would be an excellent addition to my collection of girlie items! Awesome piece for a giveaway. Thanks!

  60. 60

    What a gorgeous book! These beautiful images on your website give great ideas and make me smile. Thank you !!

  61. 61
    Jennifer @ The Hudson Cakery says:

    Amazing inspiration is always welcome on my bookshelf. Looks like a fantastic book!!!

  62. 62

    This book would be wondrtful for my son and his fiancee.

  63. 63

    My best friend just got engaged and this would be a perfect gift for her to get ideas and inspirations!

  64. 64

    This looks like an amazing book. :) Here’s hoping I win!

  65. 65

    I am getting married in February. This would be so helpful for ideas and inspiration!

  66. 66

    What a lovely book! My oldest son recently proposed to his lovely and we are in wedding planning mode!

  67. 67

    This is such a dreamy giveaway!! will be my perfect Christmas gift as I’m recently staring in the business of putting together chic dessert tables!! so inspirational :) Love it!!
    XOXO

  68. 68
    Diane Zundel says:

    What a gorgeous book, it is so beautiful. It would be a dream and perfect early Christmas gift to myself. I would be honored and love to win a copy of this book. Thank you so much for the chance.

  69. 69
    Lisa Frank says:

    Eye candy, indeed! My husband pokes fun of me for having saved all the back-issues of Martha Stewart Weddings magazines, but there’s just too much beauty to let them go! Looks like this book could become another classic!

  70. 70

    I simply love, such a great ideas!!!!

  71. 71
    AlleyKitten says:

    Oh please please : )

  72. 72

    who doesn’t love to look at pretty pictures? :-)

  73. 73

    fancy fancy- would love to add to my first one.

  74. 74

    Can never have too much inspiration!! Especially for a newbie :)

  75. 75

    loooooooooove it! :) thanks for sharing such a lovely book!

  76. 76

    Send that baby my way! This is one of the only wedding/event/party inspirations books I have yet to devour. I cannot wait to get my hands on one! Xo

  77. 77

    Love inspiration – pick me, pick me! ; )

  78. 78

    Oooh, this book looks amazing! Would love to add this one to my collection. Weddings and great photography wrapped into one? Who could ask for more?

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