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Macrame Runners + Succulents + Balloons Make this Wedding a Boho Industrial Dream

This wedding has SO many of our favorite things! From the macrame table runners to the succulent centerpieces, it completely encapsulates boho bliss. We also love how it’s not just stylish but creatively functional. For example, the couple reused their alter garland as reception decor, using it frame their doughnut display. And the tapestries that… Read more

BRIDE / DIY / FEATURED / HONEYMOON / WEDDINGS

Find Your Honeymoon Bliss at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

We adore all things honeymoons here at Desireehartsock.com so when Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa invited us to preview their property, we said “yes, please!” After all, choosing the right location for your first week as Mr. and Mrs. is important and challenging (we’ve all experienced those places that look like Paradise Found on the website… Read more

BRIDE / DIY / FEATURED / WEDDINGS

Divinely Simplistic Orange + Ivory DIY Wedding

This little wedding shows DIY at its best: a baked goods table, hand-tied bouquets, and an artfully decorated venue that doubled as the ceremony and reception setting. Simply sweet details like the bride’s braided hairstyle and the rope arch detail put all the focus on style and left us with a “how was this DIY?”… Read more

BRIDE / DIY / FEATURED / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

Tips for a Great Cocktail Hour

While you won’t actually be at your cocktail hour (you’ll be taking photos with your new Mr. and your bridal party), it’s still an important part of your day. It’s the transition between the sacredness of the ceremony and the get-down-and-party feel of the reception. Your guests will sip, mingle, and nibble and get ready… Read more

DIY / FEATURED / HEALTH + FITNESS / LIFE

Refresh Your Skin DIY Lemon Sugar Scrub

DIY Lemon Sugar Scrub By: Megan Roosevelt, RD from HealthyGroceryGirl.com This scrub works wonders on my skin! The sugar helps naturally exfoliate and remove old, dead, dry skin cells. Also, lemons are packed with vitamin C. Not to mention that they smell great – so refreshing and invigorating. Using natural beauty products is vital to being… Read more

BRIDE / DIY / FEATURED / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

Wedding DIY: Paper Flower Photo Booth Backdrop

How pretty is this wedding photo booth from Monika at the East Coast Creative Blog? Just looking at it makes us want to smile–and we know your wedding guests will feel the same way (which will result in some awesome photos!). And, we also love how the uses are endless. Whether you need to partition off… Read more

BRIDE / DIY / FEATURED / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

A Ranch Wedding that’s all California Dreaming

This Malibu ranch wedding is full of Cali romance. It features succulents (which should basically be the state flower…er, plant), an arch adorned with branches (California is a desert state so branches are always in season), and a boho lace dress (don’t put a Socal girl in a huge, puffy dress. Her fashion needs to… Read more

DIY / FAMILY / FEATURED / HOME / LIFE / STYLE

Easy and Elegant Thanksgiving Tabletop Decor

Feed your guests eyes as well as their stomachs this Thanksgiving! Forget tacky pop up turkeys. These tabletop decorations will take your spread from #basic to #goals with gilded name card holders and stylish scalloped napkins. Mix in some elegant, personalized wine labels and illustrated place mats and your relatives will be nominating you to… Read more

BRIDE / DIY / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

DIY :: Succulent Wedding Boutonniere

When it comes to wedding DIY, no one does it better than Monica at East Coast Creative. I’m lucky to call this talented, crafty lady my friend and she was the visionary behind our nursery (our little guy is loving it as much as I do!). So when I saw these DIY rustic boutonnieres, I… Read more

BRIDE / DIY / FEATURED / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

This Artsy Engagement Session Doubles as a Save-the-Date!

Okay, this engagement session meets Save-the-Date is too cute! This couple, Miles & Rini, brought their Save-the-Date along to their engagement shoot and created the cutest flat-lay you’ve ever seen. By framing it on a silver tray with art supplies, the photos do double duty of commemorating their invitation and showcasing their personalities. You can… Read more

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