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“I’ve Never Been Happier” Seaside Elopement Wedding Video

Be still our beating hearts! The things this couple say to each other are beyond poetry and we are obsessed! Here are a few lines that the groom said to the bride: “Elizabeth, today I stand before you, reminiscent of our past together, humbled by your beauty and elegance in the present, and incredibly excited… Read more

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4 Things to do with your Bridal Gown After the Wedding

It’s probably the most expensive garment you own, but what do you do with your bridal dress after the wedding? This dress, which you spent so many hours thinking about and shopping for, deserves more than to hang in the back of your closet. While you may be tempted to wear it doing the dishes… Read more

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This Bride Wore My Wedding Gown and Totally Rocked It

I believe that everyone has been gifted by God to do something special. For me, that’s always been design. I love nothing more than sketching a gown and then seeing it come alive in fabric and thread. I see it as a composition of love, art, and beauty, all coming together to create something magical…. Read more

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8 Steps to the Whimsical Wedding of your Dreams

With touches of rustic and a whole lot of whimsy, Jen and Brenton’s wedding is one of those effortlessly perfect events that make us ask, “how did they do that?” Because, for real, this affair is basically everything Pinterest is made of! Just take a look at Jen’s flowy gown, mismatched bridesmaids dresses in the… Read more

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A Glam Wedding for the Gatsby Loving Bride

It’s a Gatsby wedding, old sport! And it’s absolutely divine. These glam nuptials make us want wear a sparkly dress and a grab a glass of champagne–take a scroll through this wedding and we promise you will too. Instead of the typical gold and black color scheme, Shawna and Jason went for a light, airy… Read more

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This On-the-Water Engagement Session is All About the Details

A long white dress + rowboat + the sweetest lovers ever = magic! And it all happened in my neck of the woods at Seattle’s Lake Union and the Seattle Arboretum (hey, hey for using local places!). I love that Ji and Ariella’s photos have two distinct feels: nautical and whimsical. These spectacular places illustrate… Read more

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Fun + Flirty Retro Coffee Brunch Wedding Album

But first….COFFEE!! Are you a little quirky? Do you love color, fashion, and the unexpected? Then this coffee brunch wedding photo album is for you! This series of photos capture the conviviality and life of unique weddings. After all, what’s not to love about tulle skirts and crop tops? And that top-your-own Poptart station and bagel… Read more

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Secret Ways to Save on Your Wedding’s Biggest Expenses

Let’s be real. Weddings can get very, very, very expensive. In fact, that’s what inspired my book, My Fairytale Wedding: Planning Your Dream Wedding Without Breaking the Bank. So, if you’re one of those brides with champagne taste but a beer budget, read on for my industry insider tips for saving money on your wedding’s… Read more

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Vintage? Glam? Boho? These Wedding Buzzwords Demystified

“So, what is the style of your wedding?” As a bride, you’ve probably gotten this question a lot! From vendors trying to embody your look to curious friends and family, everyone wants to know what your wedding day style will be. Chances are you’ve come across certain wedding day style adjectives on Pinterest or in… Read more

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Must Have Details for the Perfect Shabby Chic Wedding

All things lace and floral? Yes, please. My heart pitter patters every time I see the mixture of textures and details that create a shabby chic look. There’s something vintage, romantic and effortlessly cool about shabby chic details in all things decor, BUT I especially love them for a wedding. Plan your wedding with this distinct theme in mind… Read more

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