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Should We Have a First Look? #AskDes

Thanks for meeting me here this fall Wednesday! I’m happy to have you as I answer your top wedding planning questions. I hope that you, like me, have a Pumpkin Spice Latte in hand. If not, feel free to go run out and get one–I’ll be here when you get back. Is it just me… Read more


10 Makeup Products I Use for a Flawless Finish

It’s hard to believe that just 5 years ago I didn’t even know how to apply foundation. I mean, I wore makeup but kept the focus on the eyes with maybe a splash of bronzer here or there. My first experience with foundation or powder wasn’t until appearing on ‘The Bachelor’ since I figured it would look better… Read more


5 Children’s Books I’m Loving Right Now

One of my favorite things to do with Asher before bedtime is to read like 50 books together (ok, more like 5) because, for some reason, he can’t go to bed without making sure every book in his room has been flipped through. It’s actually really sweet and I love these quiet moments as he sits… Read more


The BEST Halloween Costumes for You and Yours

Consider this your Halloween Headquarters for your entire fam jam! No matter who makes up your family–you and a fur baby or you, him, and a bun in the oven–we’ve found the best costumes that are the perfect mix of creepy, stylish, AND easy to wear. You and yours will look absolutely spook-tacular (in the most… Read more


Everything You Need for a Stylish Fall Bridal Shower

It’s Pumpkin Spice Latte season! As the leaves start to turn shades of amber, orange, and red, you can find us pulling all our scarves, boots, and long cardigans out of our closets. If your bridal shower falls into October or November, then you’ll be in need to some autumn inspired pieces for your decor… Read more


When Should I Order My Wedding Dress? #AskDes

It’s Wednesday so it’s time for me to answer the wedding planning questions that you asked on social media! I enjoy going through the questions because its a window into your world–I get to see what’s on your mind as you plan your wedding! This week, quite a few of you mentioned wedding gown shopping…. Read more


Enjoy Sweater Weather with these Fall Looks

It’s fall, ya’ll! That means its time for layers of scarves and sweaters, mugs of hot coffee, and long walks through the falling leaves. This autumn, I’m all about function meets style with cozy looks that keep me warm in a cute way. Think chunky sweaters with slim jeans and boots! I love how voluminous… Read more


3 Wedding Hairstyles You Probably Haven’t Considered–And Should!

When it comes to wedding hair, most brides think there are two options: a curled up-do or down with waves. These looks are classics and work with most styles of wedding gowns but what if you’re wanting something a little more creative? If that’s the case, here are three underutilized wedding hairstyles that you may… Read more


Your Bridesmaids Guide: How to Keep Everyone Happy

One of your very first orders of bridal business after getting engaged? Assembling your girl crew! These ladies will have your back through the whole wedding planning process so make sure you have theirs too. We’ve compiled all your need-to-know advice here. Consider it a crash course in Bridesmaids 101. With these tips, you and… Read more


How Can I Make Sure My Guests Don’t Get Bored During Cocktail Hour? #AskDes

It’s that time of week again! The time where I answer your wedding planning and styling questions that you asked on social media using #AskDes. This past week has been a busy, yet exciting one for me. I presented my new Heirloom Collection at the National Bridal Market in Chicago and am happy to report… Read more


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Desiree Hartsock Bridal

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