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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


The Bachelorette Bracket: Becca Kufrin

The next season of ‘The Bachelorette’ with Becca Kufrin is officially upon us! It premiers next MONDAY and I cannot wait for Becca to meet her match in one of the lucky guys! Becca is a catch- she’s smart, classy, genuine and beautiful. I’ve been out of the Bachelor know for a while now since having Asher… Read more


How Do I Save Money on My Wedding Flowers? #AskDes

Hello, lovely bride-to-be! Welcome, welcome. This is my column where I answer the wedding planning and styling questions you submitted online using the hashtag #AskDes. Anyone ready for summer? I certainly am and it finally seems like Seattle is as well. The rain and clouds have dissipated and the skies are clear and the sunshine… 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


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


How Do I Create a Custom Wedding Hashtag? #AskDes

Hey there! It’s Wednesday which means I get to answer the wedding planning and styling questions you submitted on social media using the hashtag #AskDes. Speaking of social media, did you know that Desiree Hartsock Bridal has its own IG (you can see it by clicking here)? It’s a pretty little corner of the interwebs… Read more


Which DH Gown Would Meghan Markle Wear to the Royal Wedding?

Princess Diana wore a bridal gown by David and Elizabeth Emanuel. Duchess Kate wore Alexander McQueen. And soon-to-be wife of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, is wearing (drum roll please!–or should we say, royal trumpet salute?)…the Camille gown by Desiree Hartsock Bridal! Okay, okay, so she isn’t actually wearing the Camille but royal weddings always stir… Read more


How I Would Style the Vienna and Vienna Rose Gowns

The Vienna and the Vienna Rose gowns…these lovelies are double the trouble. Or should I say, double the beauty? They look similar because they are variations of the same dress but they both have very different feels. Both feature delicate lace straps, a stop-them-in-their-tracks fitted silhouette, and a bodice adorned in lace appliques. The Vienna… Read more


How Do I Write My Own Vows? #AskDes

Wednesday greetings, beautiful bride! I consider this our weekly coffee date–I love it because it’s the time where you get to interact with me via the wedding planning and styling questions you asked online using the hashtag #AskDes and I get to interact with you by tackling your wedding planning issues! This past week, it… Read more


My 2018 Makeup & Skincare Regimen

Want to watch me get ready? I get tons of questions about my makeup and skincare regimen so I wanted to do an updated post about all my favorite products and brands (you can see my previous posts here and here). I feel like I’ve really found the items that work for me–and maybe they… Read more


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