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BRIDE / FASHION / FEATURED / Must Read / STYLE

Gowns & Gems for your Wedding Day

Juniper Gown paired with Grace Earring and Cuff I have been extremely blessed this year to have been given the opportunity to work with both Maggie Sottero on a wedding gown collection and KV Bijou on a jewelry line. I have an incredible passion to create and design dresses that a bride will feel fabulous… Read more

BRIDE / Must Read / PLANNING

What to do with your dress after the wedding?

First comes love then comes a wedding but what do you do with your dress after the big day!? If you take note from Manu & Audel then you would enjoy a fabulous photoshoot for your 1 year anniversary while frolicking in the desert and having fun in the water. This adventure shoot makes for… Read more

FAMILY / LIFE / Must Read

Renee’s Beach House Baby Shower

Babies are a true blessing… and so are good friends. The moment Renee told me that she was pregnant I knew that I had to throw her a baby shower that would make her feel right at home. Of course a beach themed party is what I’m talking about. Coming from Florida she loves the… Read more

LIFE / Must Read

LOVE What You Do, Do What You LOVE

In my life there has been struggles, yes, but there has also been many¬†achievements and moments of happiness that outweigh any hard times. ¬†Looking back on my life, I was constantly pursuing my passion for design and bridal. That even meant leaving a good designing job to work hourly with brides as a bridal consultant…. Read more

BRIDE / LIFE / Must Read / PLANNING

My Bachelorette Party- Vegas Style

Ok, so from this photo alone you can see that we all had a good time a few weekends ago at my bachelorette party. Note that this is the beginning of it all! The dancing and the fun was just getting started! As I arrived in Vegas with two of my girlfriends from Seattle, the… Read more

FEATURED / Must Read

My Bridal Shower

Being engaged is one of the most exciting times of a girl’s life and I have to say that it has been more than amazing thus far. To top it all off are the bridal events prior to the wedding, including bridal showers and bachelorette parties that bring everyone together to celebrate friendship, love, and… Read more

FAITH / FEATURED / LIFE / Must Read

The War of Beauty

  I recently posted a photo on instagram where I had only my lash extentions and a lip color on with a caption ‘Makeup free Friday’. No eye makeup at all, no bb cream, concealer, foundation or bronzer and so many women and young girls had their opinions about the caption saying make-up free. Honestly,… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / Must Read / PLANNING

5 Ways to Choose Wedding Colors

Ok, so wedding colors seem like an easy thing to decide upon but in reality it can be hard to know what direction to go. If you’re in that boat… you are not alone. There are so many colors and tones to choose from that knowing the right ones to pair with can become an… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / HONEYMOON / LIFE / Must Read / PLANNING / Travel

Starwood Wedding Resorts {Gift included}

Sheraton Kauai Resort The more and more Chris and I plan our wedding, the more interested I become in having a destination wedding! The idea of having friends and family in a tropical destination celebrating life and love together brings a smile to my face. Just the thought has brought a smile to your face… Read more

BRIDE / ENGAGEMENTS / FEATURED / Must Read

5 tips for the Best Engagement Photos

Engagement photos are meant to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter in a couple’s life while capturing the chemistry and love they have for each other. In part, the reason why they are getting married. The pictures are then distributed to Grandma and great uncle John to show off to others or the most… Read more

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