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Self Care Tips for the Stressed Out Bride
We totally understand. You are planning your wedding and find yourself behaving a bit borderline bridezilla. It only makes sense–most of you are balancing work or school (or both!) while trying to plan the wedding of your dreams. We see you, working hard, juggling so many things, and we want you to take a moment and practice… Read more
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
I Need Help With My Wedding Playlist! #AskDes
Oh, hello there! It’s Wednesday, which means I’ll be answering the wedding planning and styling questions you submitted on social media using the hashtag #AskDes. It’s already the end of June! What? This past month was full of amazing things–I continued to set up my DHB studio, I spent time exploring Seattle with my little… Read more
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
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
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
Everything You Need to Know About Hair Extensions Before Your Wedding Day
#mermaidwaves, #rapunzelhair, #hairenvy….it’s safe to say that we all have a fixation with beautiful locks–especially for special events and weddings. But forget stressing about your hair growing out for your bridal day. You can get long, luscious hair the week of your nuptials! How? Hair extensions! I recently got extensions at Chromatique Salon and found out… Read more
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
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