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How I Can I Easily Decorate My Ceremony Site? #AskDes

Thanks for meeting me here! I’m looking forward to answering your wedding planning and styling questions that you submitted on social media using #AskDes. Quite a few of you inquired about decor, specifically in regards to your ceremony site. And I understand why! Your guests see your ceremony site before any other part of your… Read more


Keep The Bling In Your Ring With These Products

We all know how fun it is to flash that new engagement ring around! But, as time progresses, you may notice that your ring has a little less flash then when he first slipped it on your finger. Of course, you can take it to a professional jewelry cleaner (and, in order to keep your… 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


What Can I Expect My Bridesmaids to Do? #AskDes

It’s time to get your wedding questions answered! That’s right–it’s Wednesday and I’m here to tackle all your wedding q’s that you asked on social media via #AskDes. This November has found me taking long walks with Asher through the brilliantly colored Seattle fall leaves. During these times, I enjoy his sweet spirit and marvel… Read more


Turn Images into Keepsakes with

“Take a photo- it lasts longer.” At least that is what people say.  While the statement is true, how many of us take a million photos each day (especially as a mom!) on our phones and never end up doing anything with them- let alone look back at them!? I’m definitely guilty of loading up… Read more


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


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


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


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Desiree Hartsock Bridal

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