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Step Aside Rose Gold–Copper is the Newest Trend in Weddings!

Rose gold, it’s been nice. HELLOOOO copper! This metallic tone is the new rose gold for wedding decor and it’s easy to see why. It has a sleek feel and instantly brings warmth to any style. When paired with industrial elements, it’s cool, modern, and yet still so very romantic. But don’t take our word… Read more

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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

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#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

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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

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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

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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

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Which Wedding Vendors Do I Tip and How Much? #AskDes

Why hello, lovely bride-to-be! It’s Wednesday which means its time for me to answer your wedding planning and styling questions that you submitted on social media using the hashtag #AskDes. I’m sure you can guess what I was doing on Monday! I was watching Becca embark on her Bachelorette journey–I was Team Becca from the… Read more

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DIY Your Wedding Photo Booth

Smile! Every wedding can use a photo booth. It’s a fun way for your guests to interact, get a little goofy, and walk away with a memento from your special day. While you can rent a photo booth from a company, you can also DIY one to both save money AND give your reception a… Read more

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Get the “Markle Sparkle” For Your Wedding Day!

How beautiful was the royal wedding? It was such a fairy tale and we loved every moment! Meghan Markle was absolutely beautiful, from her chic gown to her long veil to her glowing complexion. Seriously, what is it about her? She’s always radiating such natural beauty–so much so that magazines have started calling it “The… Read more

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How I Would Style the Leah Gown

Talk about pure elegance! The Leah gown is fashion-forward sophistication with its sheer bodice, fitted silhouette, and V-straps. With its lace and stunning neckline, this dress is 360 degrees of beauty and beguilement. It strikes the perfect balance between classic elegance and alluring romance. One of my favorite details is how the floral lace looks… Read more

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