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Wedding Cakes From Kakes By Karen

For some reason last week, I found myself poring over our Little Black Book members blogs ... looking at cakes and candy buffets and cookies ... couldn't shake my sweet tooth! Here are a few of my favorite finds ...

Kakes by Karen is located in Naples, Florida ... I LOVE the chic designs and delicate work that went into these cakes!

Here's what...

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WedVert Yoko Chapman Giveaway Winner!

It's finally time to announce the WedVert Giveaway Winner, who will receive the most incredible invitation and favor package you've ever seen!

The big winner for this awesome giveaway is, Elizabeth Do who said...

"I am in love with the design of the Deco LUXE Invitation.

I have based my entire wedding feel and vibe off of the vintage, elegance of my venue which these invites PERFECTLY match! My FI and...

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Sweet, Sophisticated Wedding in Maryland, III

Love, love, love all of the girly details that this bride infused into her day. Her color palette of Tiffany Blue and White is so crisp...sophisticated with a hint of prep. Super cute.

all photography by Jonathan Hanson

From Laya, the lovely bride...

I made one of a kind clutches for my bridesmaids - each one was different using various fabrics for the lining, as well as the details in the...

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Sweet, Sophisticated Wedding in Maryland, II

Today, we are featuring the prettiest wedding sent to us by one of our readers. Which I love by the way. There is no reason for me to blab on and on when the gorgeous bride is here to share all of the deets!

Photography by Jonathan Hanson

From Laya…

My wedding colors were Tiffany blue, Ivory, and silver. My dress is by Watters...

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Sweet, Sophisticated Wedding in Maryland

We are finally wrapping up our Cayman Island trip and although I am sad to leave, I am ready to get back home and see my little girl! Plus, it's all rainy here so it's the perfect day to leave!

Today, I wanted to share this adorable wedding that came through our office from a pretty devoted SMP reader. She has taken a lot of time to give us all of the fabulous details (which I love) so I am just going to get right to it!

From Laya...

We were married May 9...

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Philadelphia Wedding At The Four Seasons Hotel From Fiore Films

We haven't been up on our soapbox lately about how critical it is to find the best wedding film-maker you can possibly find to capture your wedding day memories! Please, please, please heed our advice. You will never regret it. {Particularly if you choose from one of our fabulous Little Black Book cinematographers!}

And if you're fortunate enough to book...

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Seasonal Wedding Menu Ideas by Satsuma Press

We are finishing up the day with Lynn Russell of Satsuma Press and some pure deliciousness. Lynn is giving us her tips for creating a really beautiful, seasonal menu.

One of the things I absolutely love to do (besides print, of course) is cook.  And I think one of the most memorable parts of a wedding can and should be the food!  I thought I’d just include a few sample menus, one for each season.   These are...

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Paper Crane Decorations | Satsuma Press

This is my favorite of today's guest blog posts that the fabulous Lynn Russell of Satsuma Press has written. It's so innovative and fresh, I am in love, love, love.

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Paper cranes are such a lovely and simple way to both decorate and have friends contribute to your wedding.  For my own wedding six summers ago, I first printed ‘paper crane party’ invitations that I sent to a group of girl-friends. As you...

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Bespoke Invitations by Satsuma Press

Lynn Russell of Satsuma Press is an absolute doll. Not only is she all talent (literally to the tips of her toes), but she is a sweet person and a fabulous guest blogger! Can't ask for much more than that when you run a wedding blog!

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Arwen and Saul were some of my very favorite clients ever – so much so that we stay in touch even now, a year after their wedding.   What began as an...

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Pretty Garlands by Satsuma Press

For those of you that are just popping in, the FABULOUSLY talented Lynn Russell of Satsuma Press is guest blogging for us today. She is pure innovation and I love every little bit of her.

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I really do believe that the details are both where the fun is and how you make a wedding your own.  I love the idea of making decorations for your own wedding as a way to stay hands-on, involved and –...

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Wedding Menu for Ali + Evan by Satsuma Press

Lynn Russell of Satsuma Press is guest blogging today while I soak up the last bit of sun in the Cayman Islands. She has so many fun treats in store, so I know that you are going to love her!

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I first met Ali and Evan in January 2008 when I was still living in Portland, just a few blocks away from their charming café...

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Wedding Colors ~ A Profusion of Pink And Grey From Weddings And The City

When Kristin Vining sent us this recent Charlotte wedding that her sister company Weddings And The City helped orchestrate, we were blown away by the details!

Elle and Todd were married this spring at...

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Satsuma Press Wedding Line Giveaway!

Today we have the lovely, lovely, lovely Lynn Russell of Satsuma Press guest blogging...and you are going to be blown away with what she is bringing to the table. Before I go into too many details and let the cat out of the bag, I am going to pass the torch right over to Lynn!

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Thanks, Abby, for asking me to be a guest blogger here at Style Me Pretty — and thank you to all the readers for being here, too!  To start things off, I’m holding a giveaway especially...

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Nicole Miller Sale on Bluefly!

It's T-minus just a few hours until the Nicole Miller sale on Bluefly ends and there is still some REALLY gorgeous stuff left!! If you are even entertaining the idea of buying a Nicole Miller gown or one of her bridesmaid dresses, this is SUCH a rare opportunity to buy a piece that is still in stores for a beyond...

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Minted’s SMP Save the Date Challenge!

So...I've been watching the save the date designs come in for our Minted Design Challenge and I am so hugely impressed! For those of you that don't know what I am talking about, we've recently partnered up with the INCREDIBLE online stationery boutique, Minted, to host a save the date design challenge. The team at Minted chose four SMP reader, each getting married in a different season, and put it...

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Paloma’s Nest Giveaway!

YAY! It's finally time for another Paloma's Nest Giveaway. Caroline, the unbelievably talented designer is everywhere these days and her little ceramic gems are infused into so many different styles of weddings that seem to come across my desk daily. And lucky, lucky us! She picked SMP to do a fabulous giveaway with!

Caroline has just launched two brand new items and will be giving one of each to two...

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Fashion Inspired Wedding by Belathee, II

Here are a few more bits of eye candy from the unbelievably talented team at Belathee...

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Fashion Inspired Wedding by Belathee

So, if you've been reading the blog this week, you know that I am at Engage '09, which is an incredible event that the wonderful Rebecca Grinnals put together for wedding pros that are innovating in their field. It has been a beyond words experince and I've made some seriously great friends in some of the most well known vendors in the world. And it's in the Cayman Islands so....umm. Does it get any better?

Anyway, I was going to hand the blog over to some of my guest bloggers for...

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Wedding Beauty Ideas by Lisa Hoffman

Now, we are on to hair! Lisa Hoffman of Ceci New York is stopping by today to share some beauty tips that she picked up while planning her own destination wedding.

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When it came to my hair, I had a very specific vision yet no one to pull it off for me. Again, I was in the same boat as I was with make up. What to do? Then as I was talking to a wonderfully talented industry friend of mine, Stacey Lyn Weinstein of...

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Lisa Hoffman’s Beauty Bag

So...this is really cool. Lisa Hoffman of Ceci New York is giving us a little sneak peek into her make-up bag and sharing her must have products for doing your OWN make-up on your big day.

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I'm very picky about make up and extremely particular about the foundation. You never want to look like you're wearing too much make up and of course, on your wedding day you want to have flawless radiant skin. So out of all my...

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