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Elegant Vintage Style Hair Knot

Are you looking for the perfect wedding hair-do without having to follow a million little steps? Well, thanks to this tutorial now you can have a legendary look without all the effort. Complete with vintage flair and a stylish side knot, this Old Hollywood hairstyle is ultra glam and sure to add a lil' somethin' to...

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Rustic Waterside Wedding in Auburn, CA

In keeping with today's unofficial theme of lakeside celebrations, this next rustic wedding is one you won't forget. Photographed by Joel Serrato, filmed by Elysium and planned to the nines by Laurie Arons, it's a day set on...

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The Perfect Casual Ponytail

I'm in the habit of only wearing my hair down when I go out. A top knot makes an appearance for errands, sure, but when it comes to dinner dates and such? I've always struggled with the fun updo's and sexy pony tails. Today, that changes friends. I love that this full pony can take me from day to night! Get the easy ...

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Watch: Feminine and Soft Curls

They say you always want what you can't have. When it comes to my hair, I can say that's 100 percent true. All my life, I've had stick straight hair, and all my life, I've wanted soft, feminine curls. Now, after 24 years, I can finally get them thanks to this video from Jennie Kay Beauty and ...

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Elegant + Easy French Girl Inspired Classic Chignon

Ohh what I would give to be one of those effortlessly cool french girls (you know the ones), but until then I can still fake it until I make it - right?! Enter a hair-do that can carry me from conversing with co-workers uptown, to cocktails at the coolest new spot downtown. A straight off the...

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Gedney Farm Massachusetts Wedding

This sweet couple is living proof that every now and then a good, old fashioned blind date ends in the real deal. Fast forward a couple years and many dates later and you get this gem of a wedding planned by True Event. It's a celebration of all things New England, with amazing East Coast vendors like Paper Moss and ...

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Black + White Dos Pueblos Ranch Wedding

To be honest, there are so many vendor talents behind this wedding, I don't even know where to start. From the incredible '20's-inspired design by Jill & Co Events + Mindy Rice, to the amazing beauty crew from TEAM to our dear...

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Entertaining with Abby: Ice Cream Social

If you look back through our archives, it's pretty obvious that we like ice cream. Even our Halloween costumes are getting in on the action! So it was a complete no-brainer that when it came to throwing one very tasty party, ice cream would be at the top of the menu. Have a look at this video...

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SMP Bridal Week 2015: Carolina Herrera

You came along with us for our stylish adventures in NYC for Bridal Week but before we say bye to all the dreamtastic new dresses we saw - that is, until we start seeing them grace the pages here at SMP - we have one last hoorah, an extra special behind the scenes look at Carolina Herrera's fall...

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Entertaining with Abby: Cake Party

Here's the thing with entertaining—it's often WAY easier to pull together a successful gathering if you have a bit of a "theme." Whether it's as simple as "black and white" to help make decor buying a cinch OR something like this cake decorating party where the activity takes center stage, a...

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How to Hang a Gallery Wall

Have you ever spotted a perfectly placed gallery wall on pinterest and a given a major eye roll because honestly how does one get each frame in just the right spot without a team of stylists moving and tweaking each picture into its rightful home? Well I'm here to tell you it's totally possible and no stylists needed. Just a collection of your...

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Elegant Neutral Hillsborough Wedding

First things first—this reception space? In·cred·i·ble. Alison EventsKathleen Deery Design and team brought tented wedding bliss to a whole new level and we're all in awe over here at the SMP headquarters. Jose Villa's imagery radiates a...

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Behind the Scenes: Carolina Herrera Fall 2016 Bridal Collection

Trust me, you don't have to be a Bride to be uhb-sessed with Carolina Herrera. Because when it comes iconic designers who continually raise the bar in the fashion industry, she's it, and her Fall 2016 Bridal collection? Well, it's out of this world gorg and we were lucky enough to join the iconic couturier in...

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DIY Fabric Wall Panels

If you are anything like me, you love wallpaper, but deciding which beautiful pattern to commit to is sometimes a bit overwhelming. Well, our very own Abby Larson is sharing a genius DIY that will surely cure your wallpaper-commitment woes - fabric wall panels. They give instant impact to any room, and the best part? You can change them in minutes.

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How to Fold a Fitted Bed Sheet

I pride myself on my smart and efficient laundry folding skills. It's part genes (thanks mom!) and part navy husband who learned how to fold t-shirts into the tiniest, most glorious little squares. But the arch nemesis of my happy folded stacks is the dreaded fitted sheet a.k.a that ball of whack hidden away in my linen closet. That is, until now. Watch this video and you'll be well on your way to the...

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