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How to Handle the Most Common Wedding Gown Woes

As a wedding gown designer, I’ve met thousands of gorgeous brides. I love this because each bride–whether she’s a rockabilly girl looking for an Old Hollywood mermaid or a beach babe who wants something loose and flowing–is part of a story. And this story doesn’t involve only two people. It encompasses friends, family, and whole… Read more

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10 Wedding Day Details You Don’t Want to Forget

There are so many items to keep in mind while planning a wedding. From the flowers to the DJ and day of coordinator, how can any bride keep her checklist straight?! That’s why I’m helping you out by sharing 10 often forgotten details you don’t want to forget for the wedding day (and photos) to… Read more

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10 Best Nail Colors for your Wedding Day

Wedding day nails are almost as important as the dress itself. Well, maybe not as important but will definitely be noticed as everyone “oohs” and “ahhs” over your beautiful ring. With all of the excitement on a day as special as a wedding day, the nail color can be forgotten or overlooked. Don’t worry, this is why… Read more

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How to Throw the Best Backyard Bridal Shower Ever

Your friend is engaged and you’re throwing her bridal shower! Of course, as her sister-from-another-mister/bestie, you need to make sure it’s as beautiful and fun as she is. Before you stress, take a deep breath. It’s easier than it seems. All you need is someone’s backyard, a bunch of flowers, and lots of bubbly. You’ll… Read more

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Easy Breezy Coconut Yogurt & Hemp Heart Parfait

These parfaits from Healthy Grocery Girl are so gorgeous with their layers of juicy blueberries and sprinkles of granola all mixed together with creamy coconut yogurt. And if that isn’t enough, they are also insanely easy to make (seriously, there is only one step) AND good for you. But be warned–this recipe will make you… Read more

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5 Tips for Planning Your Wedding Like an Industry Insider

Want to take your wedding from ho-hum to #goals? We’ve got you covered with industry insider tips that will elevate your wedding to bridal magazine ready. Just follow these five easy yet clever tips and your wedding will be ready for its close up! 1. Play With Your Colors Most brides select two or three… Read more

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“No Assembly Required” Springtime Home Decor

Spring cleaning? CHECK. After exerting so much elbow grease, treat yourself–and your home–to a no-nails needed, no-fuss makeover! These stylistic pieces take zero effort to display but will give your house a so-ready-for-spring feel. Simply place an art book on the coffee table, lean a picture against the wall on top of a shelf, toss… Read more

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Free Spirits Desert Wedding Shoot

They say that “not all who wander are lost” and we think that’s extra true when you’re wandering with your beloved (especially if you are wearing a boho lace dress and black hat). This shoot is all about free love and free spirits. By mixing seventies details, bright fiesta colors, and bohemian fashion, these two… Read more

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5 Ways to Spruce Up Your Home for Spring

Oh, the days of Spring! With the consistent downpour we have been experiencing in Seattle these past months, I have to say I am completely ready for the sun to appear amongst the clouds. While the sun may be hiding in the backdrop for it’s leading role to come, daylight is lasting longer now and the rain… Read more

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Zoological Garden Ranch Wedding

Lions and tigers and a wedding! Oh my! This zoological garden wedding had us dreaming of love and zebras! While weddings in unique venues can sometimes feel kitsch, Isaiah and Sabrina’s special day was all elegant romance. How did they pull it off? By staying true their vision. They chose vibrant flowers, a rich color palette,… Read more

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