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DIY the PERFECT Wedding Welcome Bag for Out-of-Town Guests

Show your out-of-town wedding guests your appreciation with a wedding welcome bag! Wedding bags a great way to help travel weary guests get settled, familiarized with the area, and excited for the wedding festivities. All you need to do is find a cute bag and then fill it with goodies. A bottle of water, Advil,… Read more


#AskDes: How Do I Pick My Wedding Colors?

Why hello! Welcome! It’s that time where I answer all the wedding planning and styling questions that you submitted on social media using the hashtag #AskDes. This past week, I’ve been working with the DHB team and setting up our brick-and-mortar studio space. As we put up my desk, designing tools, and my wedding gowns,… Read more


The DHB Wedding Gowns I’d Pick for ALL the Bachelorettes

Let’s be real–one of the best parts about being a designer is dressing up your friends! Today I’m playing fantasy stylist to all the Bachelorettes, from Trista to Becca, and picking out the DHB wedding gown that suits both their personalities and their figures. Let the dress up fun begin! Trista: She’s the one who started… Read more


Trending Alert! Marble is Taking Over 2018 Wedding Decor

Marble is not only a hot commodity in home decor; you can now work this trend into all aspects of your wedding decor for a modern and clean look! We are loving the mix of mesmerizing white with veins of gold and gray in everything from name cards to photo backdrops. When paired with metallics,… Read more


What’s the Best Fitness Routine Before the Wedding? #AskDes

Hello beautiful bride! I hope you’re having a great day this Wednesday. I’m excited to answer your wedding planning and styling questions you submitted this week on social media using the hashtag #AskDes! This week, you had fitness on your minds! And I get it. You want to feel confident on your wedding day. However,… Read more


Inside Eyebrow Microblading

Want Lily Collins meets Cara Delevingne eyebrows without relying on an eyebrow pencil every single morning? I do too–so I paid a visit to eyebrow Microblading expert Jacqueline Perry, owner and operator of Permanent Appeal, to give my brows the perfect color and shape. While I was there, she answered my questions about this technique and I’m sharing all of… Read more


How To Choose Your Bridal Party

It’s National Best Friends Day! In honor of that, we’re tackling bridal party selection to help you make sure the right people are standing by your side as you tie the knot. Here’s to finding your perfect #bridalpartysquad! The size Generally speaking, a bridal party is comprised of four attendants. Of course, that guideline is… Read more


All Your Questions About the Bachelor/Bachelorette Answered #AskDes

Imagine the red rose emoji here because this column of #AskDes is taking on your questions about the Bachelor and Bachelorette! So get ready for the most dramatic season yet–oh wait, I mean edition of #AskDes. It seems like just yesterday that I was putting on my red dress (that I designed!) in a hotel… Read more


My 5 Favorite Cleansing Brushes and How I Use Them

Ever come across a product that completely revamps your routine? I did. Cleansing brushes! These little brushes of goodness give you that I’ve-just-had-a-facial feeling of clean. I recently incorporated them into my skincare regimen and I’m never going back! They remove dirt, makeup, and oil at a deep level and give me a glow that… Read more


A Week In My Life: A Behind the Scenes Look At My Family & Business

Ever wonder what it’s like to walk in my shoes? Now you can! I’m opening up my daily schedule and inviting you in to see my life as a wedding gown designer, mom, wife, and entrepreneur. You’ll see how I manage my many roles (and learn a secret or two…like who the real family chef… Read more


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Desiree Hartsock Bridal

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