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Melissa Baran

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3 Reasons To Consider Having a Rehearsal Dinner

There's quite a bit that goes into planning a wedding day itself. And then, you have to consider all of the events leading up to your Big Day, including the last hurrah—the rehearsal dinner. If you're on the edge like I was, we've got Nancy Liu Chin joining us today with three very good reasons to do one, including a bit of tablescape candy thanks to ...

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A Fashion Designer Weds at Villa Aurelia in Rome

When you're a fashion designer like this stunner Bride, it's pretty much a given that you're going to steal the show at your own wedding. Can you even with this portrait? Talk about bridal glow. With the help of planner, Francesca Stunell, the entire day was equally as gorgeous, set at...

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Writing Your Own Vows? Read these 10 Tips Before You Do.

I recently attended a wedding where the Bride and Groom read their own vows, and friends, you just can't beat that heart-on-your-sleeve kind of love. It's one of my favorite parts of a wedding, because really, those two souls are what the day is all about. Not the blooms or the dress or the...

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20 Love Stories that’ll Make You Grab the Kleenex

As a wedding blogger, it's kind of part of my job description to be a sucker for a good love story. And oh, you can bet I've whipped out the Kleenex more times than I can count my friends. From a lifetime of love (66 years and seven kids to be exact!) to a modern Instagram-follow meeting, love is love and it sure is sweet.

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20 Ways To Avoid Driving Each Other Crazy While Wedding Planning

So you're going along, enjoying those perfectly blissful moments of newly engaged-ness and then BAM. Say hello to wedding planning my friends... big financial decisions, wanting to make your families happy and tasks like finding the perfect venue. It can all be a little overwhelming—but don't let it squash your love sparks lovelies.

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This is How You Bring Old World Glamour to Texas

If a Texas wedding is in your future but you want to steer away from those rustic cliches, this is your blueprint my friends. It's old world charm meets layers of elegance executed so beautifully by Chancey Charm, with blooms from Bows and Arrows to boot. Can...

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This Might Be the Prettiest Spot Ever for a First Look

Oh, Jen Wojcik, I love you for snapping this moment in time. I think it's by far one of the prettiest first looks I've ever seen... and how fitting for two avid rock climbers getting ready to say their intimate I do's in Yosemite Valley. With just a handful of immediate family and those incredible views...

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The Ultimate Inspiration for a Colorful Boho-Style Wedding

Can we talk about this arrangement designed by Amy Osaba for a sec? I want to pluck every bloom from it and devour it like candy. Is that weird? The peachy pink hues are right up my alley and I just can't stop staring—basically at every single image of this hue-happy inspiration from Michaela Noelle Designs and...

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Traditional White Wedding Day with a Classic Designer Dress

Oscar De La Renta wedding dresses and classic style affairs go together like milk and cookies. And when you've got Stacie Ford Weddings on your vendor team to fancy you up, you're bound to be a glowing Bride all day long. From the invites designed by A&P Designs to the...

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Romantic Woodland Wedding Under a Canopy of Trees

Planning an al fresco wedding can be nerve-racking. You'll have ALL the weather apps downloaded on your phone and basically be glued to the weather channel non-stop. #realweddingfears But when it pays off, it pays off sooo good. This woodland wedding soaked in sunshine is all the proof you need. the vondys. captured each and every glowing moment of which you can find warming up...

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The Perfect Spot for an Intimate Seaside Wedding

I've never stepped foot in Rosemary Beach, yet feel as if I visited there a hundred times thanks to all of the stunning weddings we've feature in this locale. It boasts the whitest sands and an adorable little town hall—making it kind of the perfect spot for a seaside soiree like this one planned by...

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5 Mistakes Brides Make One Month Before the Wedding

You might think the last month before your wedding will be crunch time—but the last thing you should be doing is 'crunching' in a ton of Big Day to do's. Instead, you should be enjoying a spa day, a date night with your soon-to-be or scouting fun things to do on your honeymoon. From last-minute beauty updates to neglecting your guests, make sure to avoid making these five mistakes in your final countdown! Making Drastic Beauty Changes One of the best pieces of advice I received...

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This Bride Interned with a Celebrity Wedding Planner

We absolutely love hearing stories of inspiration from Brides, especially when they've spent some time in the good ol' Style Me Pretty Vault! It warms our hearts and makes us giddy to share your soirees every day. This Bride? Definitely turned on all the good feels. Being the little girl that dreamt of her wedding, she went on to intern for a celebrity wedding planner in high school. No wonder these captures from ...

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Big Sur Engagement After a Long Distance Love Affair

This is my kind of e-sesh... bare feet in the sand, unreal views that will take your breath away and the sweetest hand-holding. Not to mention, this gorgeous Bride-to-be is on our west coast team. A little extra excuse to pop the bubbly and sit with this gallery from Christine Donee for a while longer. Also, don't miss her...

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A Greek Wedding Weekend with a Private Beach + Spectacular Views

A private beach and views like this? Sign. me. up. This is one wedding I'd be pretty happy to get an invitation to. It's no surprise that the newlyweds have ear-to-ear grins in every capture by Adrian Wood. They were soaked in love, the sweetest sunset and...

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We Should All Follow this Bride’s Simple Wedding Planning Advice

Ok, ok... maybe it's more simply said than done—but if we all followed this Bride's wedding planning advice of "do not stress" the whole process is a lot more enjoyable, I promise. It's about making 'fun' a priority in planning your big day. And when you do just that? The result is a beauty and love-filled day like this one captured by Amalie Orrange. From...

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A Whimsical Farm Wedding for Meant-to-Be Lovebirds

You could almost call these lovebirds high school sweethearts. Almost. I'm so glad this Groom persisted and finally captured the attention of his Bride (you'll have to read the whole story below!) because these two are pretty darn cute together. And their wedding follows suit. More goodness to peruse from Amy Rizzuto in...

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This is Your Blueprint for a City Chic Wedding

From the al fresco portraits to the church ceremony to the tented reception, this city chic wedding is a must see if you're going for classic elegance. Danielle Coons Photography was there to capture it all (including those super sweet newlywed moments!). Make sure to head to The Vault for the full gallery!

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This is How You Do Tropical Elegance in Los Cabos

I've got serious spring fever right now and this tropical goodness is just about sending me over the edge. Planned by Esoteric Events, it's elegance done oh-so-right among palm trees and seaside sunsets that make the sand glow. Pretty dreamy right? And let's not even get started on the gorg color palette. Just...

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A Classic Oscar De La Renta Dress Set the Tone for this Soiree

It would be impossible for me to choose just one favorite wedding dress designer. But oh, you can bet I've got my top ten and Oscar De La Renta is right up there at the tippy top. This stunning Bride just hits that statement home even further and completely sets the tone for this classic affair in Half Moon...

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