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40 Reasons Pink Bridesmaids Will Never Get Old in Our Book

One of the toughest decisions in the wedding planning process can most definitely be picking out the bridesmaids dress. After choosing the perfect wedding dress, of course! You want to keep everyone happy while staying inline with your Big Day vision—we SO get it. And yes, there are plenty of hues out...

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Everything You Need for A Stylish Super Bowl Sunday

While I'll refrain from getting into just what team I'll be rooting for this Sunday, I'm happy to shout loud and proud about the other winners I'm planning on celebrating. From chic trays to fun glasses, here are the entertaining essentials you gotta register for to have on hand precisely for party plans like these! More Registry Goodies

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#SMPWedding101 – Winter Gifts for Your Bridesmaids

The best gifts are those that are purposeful AND pretty - bridesmaids' gifts included. You want your ladies to remember this special time fondly and thank them properly, and when you say "I do" in the winter, it's the perfect opportunity to go completely cozy and chic. Royal Scout and Co. is here sharing their picks for the best snowy season gifts out there! Warm Bridesmaids are Happy Bridesmaids: ● Keep their freshly manicured hands toasty...

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Everything You Need for Endless Happy Hours to Come

Work is wrapping up, the sun is setting... you know what time it is. It's time to kick up your feet, pop bottles and celebrate another productive day done. But whether it's just you and your hunny, or if friends and family are over, being a proper grownup means having all the essentials for a perfect bar. We don't expect you to stock up on everything yourself though - your wedding registry is prime opportunity to gather all the...

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Baking Must-Haves For All Your Future Sweet Treats

Cupcakes, sweet treats and sprinkles galore; is there any surer way to our hearts?! I think not and it's only gets easier when you have all the must haves to create these sugary masterpieces. When it comes to registering for your wedding, these are not to be forgotten - with my sweet tooth, these items are considered major registry essentials! Ensure all future celebrations are...

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#SMPWedding101 – Engagement Shoot Style Advice

You get engaged and the questions start coming; it's easy to lose yourself in the flurry of it all. But we can't say it enough: savor this special time and make any opportunity a fun one, including your engagement pics! It's the perfect time to practice those picture perfect smiles and show off your own style. But it can also be a bit daunting when deciding what to don so we...

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10 Tips to Pulling Off Mismatched ‘Maids Without Looking Like a Hot Mess

Long gone are the days when every bridesmaid had to be in the same dress in the same color with the same accessories and the same beauty look — thank goodness!  Now, it's all about that mismatched look. But how do you pull off mix 'n match bridesmaids without your bridal party looking like a hot mess? Kelsey Doorey, founder and CEO of...

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This Isn’t Your Grandma’s China…

Think registering for china is passé? We dare you to think a bit differently! With today's fresh, fabulous designs, wedding china gets a major update and we're loving it. And don't think you need to save it for those (rare) super special occasions only! Decadent dinner parties and ladies brunches? Pull those pretty pieces out! The ideas - and designs - are endless and these are some of our current favs! Adding to...

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#SMPWedding101 – Choosing Your Wedding Jewelry

My grandmother wore a beautiful little ring on her pinky finger when she got married, and my mom wore the same one. So when it came time for me to walk down the aisle, it was a given, and as I slipped that petite piece on my finger, I felt the specialness wash over me. The jewelry you don on your wedding day instantly sparkles a bit more and Lauren Hartman of Trousseau Style couldn't agree more - and she's here sharing more tips and ideas for making those...

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The Wedding Trends You’ll See Everywhere in 2017

Trends come and go, but your wedding photos will last forever. Thankfully, the 2017 wedding trends predicted by top planners are not only gorgeous, but...

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How Much Should You Actually Spend On an Engagement Ring?

Now that we're in the midst of proposal season, it's time we had a little chat. We've all heard the three-month rule — that an engagement ring should cost three-month's salary — but as it turns out, that's not exactly true. So how much should you really spend? Josh Levkoff has the answer. What’s in YOUR wallet? Everyone’s financial situation is different, and a strategic plan based on your specific situation is what matters most, not...

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Best Engagement Sessions of 2016

We may be known for weddings around here but weddings don't happen without engagements and we're big fans of celebrating every stylish step down the wedding planning aisle. And while plenty of engagement shoots may come our way, it's the unique, chic and love-filled fests that hit the home runs. Here are our favorites from 2016 - may they inspire all you...

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Best Invitations of 2016

Before I even entered the wedding world, stationery was my special friend, and as you can expect, this passion only grew (exponentially) with all the amazing invitations I encounter every day at SMP. Need some fresh ideas for your own 2017 nuptials? We happily rounded up the best of the best from this past year - and let's just say we got some gems...

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These Engagement Ring Trends Will Be Huge in 2017

Diamonds are forever, but jewelry trends come and go. Thankfully, these 2017 engagement ring trends are so pretty, that we think they'll be around for a very long time. How do we know? We talked to the experts (a.k.a. a few of our favorite jewelers). From...

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#SMPWedding101 – Style Ideas for Winter Brides

I'll be honest, I was never a huge fan of winter weddings, they seemed chilly and full of Christmas cliches, but how I was wrong! They are some of the most intimate, romantic, cozy celebrations I've ever seen in my time with SMP and they bring a sense of love and light that's extra special for the season. Snow and low temps call for creativity though and...

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The Best + Biggest Celebrity Weddings of 2016

Watching any bride walk down the aisle is a big deal, but watching my favorite stars tie the knot (via their social media accounts, of course) is always an even bigger deal. From Gold Medalist Olympian, Michael Phelps to...

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The Best Bouquets of 2016

2016 was quite the year for florals, to put it lightly. Brides gravitated towards lush, loose, unstructured bouquets paired with natural greens for that freshly-picked-from-the-garden look we absolutely love. Take a peek at which floral creations took home the prize as...

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How to Incorporate 2017’s Hottest Color Into Your Wedding

Drumroll, please. The color gods have spoken and Pantone's 2017 color of the year is Greenery! We thought it couldn't get any better than last year's Rose Quartz and Serenity — soft, romantic and pretty, but...

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It’s Time To Deck The Halls – Are You Ready!?

It's that time of year! I've begun to deck our halls with festive flair, and I continue to get giddy as I unwrap all the seasonal decor that's been stowed away for months. My favorites? The special pieces we received as newlyweds, the "First Year Together" ornaments, the holiday platters, and more! They may make a brief appearance only once a year, but these items shine bright so don't forget to add them to your wedding registries! Need...

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Essentials For a Perfectly Cozy Weekend

Let me take a guess... you're settled in on the couch, covered in blankets and barely moving. Still stuffed from all that turkey (and potatoes and pie), this is the sort of situation that cozy weekends at home were made for. Take advantage of all this solid sofa time and add all the snuggly and cozy must-haves to your wedding registry list - you'll be wanting these items for winters to come. PS. We've included a recipe for...

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