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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

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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

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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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DIY :: Floating Leaf Wall Art for Fall

I can’t believe we are getting into the holidays and wonderful Fall season already! The leaves are changing colors and plans for Halloween and Thanksgiving dinner are quickly upon us. I am embracing this time of year more than ever – might have to do with ‘nesting’ and expecting our baby in just a few short months… Read more

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You will Not Believe that this Gemstone Themed Wedding was DIY

All we can say is WOW! This bride, Beki, worked with her cousin, Kati, to DIY the wedding of her dreams. And the results? An exquisite gemstone themed wedding to die for! Beki and Kati found Aventurine rocks and tumbled them for three months straight to make sure there were enough to adorn the tables. They also… Read more

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DIY for the Most Stylish Engagement Photo Setup EVER

Oh, the prettiness! We are used to seeing engagement photo sessions but this one stopped us in our tracks and had us going, now THIS is how engagement photos should be done! What makes it so special? That setup! This couple hung white drapery from a tree branch and set up the cutest (and most stylish!) picnic we’ve… Read more

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A Guide to DIY For the Non-Crafty Bride

Wedding DIY is here to stay, which is great because it lets you get the looks you love at the prices you can afford! However, what if crafts just aren’t your thing and your projects tend to go more #pinterestfail than #pinterestinspo? If that’s the case, then this guide is for you! We’ve broken down… Read more

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How to DIY ALL Your Wedding Signs

This couple, Stephanie and Brian, nailed it when it came to their wedding signage! Each and every one was creative, had a personalized feel, and helped facilitate their wedding day. From giving directions to communicating this adorable couple’s travel theme, these signs worked on multiple levels. And, SIDE NOTE, guests LOVE signs. When it comes to… Read more

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The Best Ways to DIY Thrift Store Finds for Your Wedding Decor

You might be able to gather it from the title but my book, My Fairytale Wedding: Planning Your Dream Wedding Without Breaking the Bank, is all about finding affordable ways to style your special day! So when this gorgeous thrift store wedding came across my desk, I was thrilled. Marin and Alex’s wedding is personal, romantic,… Read more

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Wedding DIY to Die For

It all starts when you are browsing through a bridal magazine or searching wedding tags on Instagram. You see images of brides in $15,000 swarvoski-encrusted gowns and receptions dripping in roses flown in from Holland…and then you remember that the budget for your wedding is, well, a little less Kardashian and a little more 2… Read more

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