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August 2013

Handmade Mondays: Coral & Cream

08/26/13

Handmade Mondays: Coral & Cream

We are crazy about coral for summer. Check out some ways to utilize this playful color with a splash of cream. Want the DIY look without the fuss of having to do it yourself? On Mondays we will feature a collection of handmade wedding details and inspiration from local vendors or Etsy. This simple but elegant Faceted Pendant Necklace will provide a delicate touch of color to a brides big-day ensemble. $28 from MiriamAriano Be whimsical, stylish, and absolutely beautiful in this handcrafted Silk Flower Crown. $280 from BlackbirdsPearl Your bridesmaids will look sweet and sophisticated in these coral Mini Chiffon Dresses. $86.66 from harsuccthing These beautiful Wooden Flower Escort Cards add beauty and texture to any place setting. Set of 20 for $60...

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Avoiding the Arguments

08/22/13

Avoiding the Arguments

After the blissful hours of being newly engaged pass, the reality of wedding planning takes over. You now have the longest to-do list you’ve ever tackled in your life… and it’s fuel for mega-size arguments. These tips will help you and your fiancé prevent the smackdown of the century while creating your special day: Start with each of you expressing your expectations and dreams. Get a vision in mind that you both agree upon. Establishing a clear picture of your wedding up front gives you a reference point for all future decision making. Delegate “yours,” “mine,” and “ours” responsibilities. Break up the overwhelming to-do list by divvying the information gathering for each item. This avoids the “I’m...

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Handmade Monday: Bridesmaid Gifts

08/19/13

Handmade Monday: Bridesmaid Gifts

Your best girls deserve the best gifts. We compiled a selection of great bridesmaid gift ideas to help you say "thank you" in a memorable way. Want the DIY look without the fuss of having to do it yourself? On Mondays we will feature a collection of handmade wedding details and inspiration from local vendors or Etsy. This beautiful, faceted Aqua Blue Necklace includes a little gold-plated leaf hand stamped with an initial. $18 from Lana0Crystal Your girls can get ready in style with these chic Floral Kimono cover ups. Set of 7 for $175 from silkandmore A Personalized Wedding Hanger will make a great gift that can be used for times to come. $16 each from FancyWireHangers Each one of these Grey And White Clutches will make a cute addition to...

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Handmade Mondays: Tropical Citrus & Aqua

08/12/13

Handmade Mondays: Tropical Citrus & Aqua

To give your big event a vibrant, tropical feel, consider this bold combination of citrus and aqua. Want the DIY look without the fuss of having to do it yourself? On Mondays we will feature a collection of handmade wedding details and inspiration from local vendors or Etsy. The patterned envelope liner of this Beach Wedding Invitation provides a fun and surprising pop of color. Starting at $5.50 each from decadentdesigns.   Spice up the ring bearer's outfit with a patterned pair of Little Guy Adjustable Suspenders. $18.45 from petitepeanut   These Pixie Striped Paper Straws come with tags to help guests keep track of their drinks. $31.25 for a set of 25 from decadentdesigns    Add a tropical touch to your up-do with this...

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Handmade Mondays: Hair Accessories

08/05/13

Handmade Mondays: Hair Accessories

You want your hair to look its best on your wedding day, and a complimenting hair accessory or show-stopping headpiece can instantly transform your look. Want the DIY look without the fuss of having to do it yourself? On Mondays we will feature a collection of handmade wedding details and inspiration from local vendors or Etsy. A Mini Veil with Rhinestones is a classic look with subtle sparkle. $150 from myraklm   Add White Starfish Hair Pins to a pretty sidebun for an elegant beach look. $12 for a set of 2 from Cheydrea   Glam up any up-do by draping this Crystal Chain Wrap with rhinestone combs. $88 from GildedShadows   An adorable Rhinestone Bow Headband will add a touch of girlish whimsy to any bridal style. $95 from WishPiece...

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