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We adore wedding dresses! Trust me, I would wear one everyday if I could. It is not only the dress that completes your bridal look though. Every bride has plenty of options to optimize their overall bridal look. I have a list of just a few of the basic pieces every bride should consider adding. […]

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You’re engaged! You have found your fiance and true love – and now you get to ask your family and best friends to be a part of your big day. Choosing right people to stand next to your and your fiance is so important and can be so much fun, but choosing the right bridal […]

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Choosing a venue that is an open space is exciting – you can make it whatever you want! And these open space venues are everywhere now front tents to barns, backyards to open loft spaces! Now, where to start. Before moving forward with a “blank canvas” event space for your wedding, put together a comprehensive […]

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Your wedding budget is one of the first and most important things you will determine when planning your wedding. Unfortunately, it can become one of the biggest sources of stress as it can be a very expensive industry. Hidden costs can sneak up on you, so make sure you are well education before signing contracts […]

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Wedding planning can be incredibly stressful, which is unfortunate as it should be the happiest time in your life. Maintaining your health and sanity is essential. We all know the basics  – exercise, eat healthy, take your vitamins. Enjoying your daily life does not only include to remain stress free, but to actually enjoy it […]

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With engagement season in full swing and wedding design concepts being presented to brides daily, I felt inspired to share some trends that were in up and coming last year that I would love to see continue into 2017. As I work on design proposals for this upcoming wedding season, I keep in mind that […]

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With the new year, brings an abundance of blog posts about resolutions, goal setting and intentions for the year. And I am no different. In the past I have seen the importance of reflection and felt the positivity that has come with looking forward with an open heart, focused mind and refreshed spirit. My goals […]

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Designing and executing a Styled or Editorial Wedding Shoot can be quite a cumbersome process. In theory, it can be seen as fun, inspiring, and a way to hone your skills and exercise your creativity. Often, the amount of work, energy, time and money that can be involved with creating your perfectly designed shoot is […]

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You’re newly engaged! Congratulations. You’re swept up in a whirlwind of love, excitement, enchantment. Now what? With engagement season having officially begun with the holidays, read below to help you survive these next few weeks! There are a few key details that will lead the planning process. It is necessary to sit down with those involved […]

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Wedding Design is important, but what is wedding design? It is visual storytelling. Your wedding design will include your florals, invitation suite, centerpieces, ceremony decor and decorative pieces. Most often, your design will be directed by your chosen color palettes and a general theme (think rustic, vintage, classic). Creating a wedding design composition or blueprint […]