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5 Food & Beverage Tips from a Pro

Here at SMP, we love every pretty detail in a wedding. From the dresses to the decor, and everything in between, we adore the little lovelies that make a day special. But the less pretty elements that make your guests feel at home are just as important. Enter: the food and drink! With a few tips from ...

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DIY Wanderlust Globe

For someone who has travel on the brain 24/7, this sweet little DIY from Jennifer of Pretty Little Details is one I need to add to my "must craft" list ASAP. Completely customizable and oh so cute, this globe will up your #shelfie (yep, that's a thing) game in a jiffy. I recently saw this amazing hand painted globe at Anthropologie and I thought it would be a fun and inexpensive project to diy...

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Bouquet Breakdown: Pink + Coral Springtime Medley

Happy Sunday, loves! Today we've got the scoop on what might be one of the most gorgeous spring bouquets to ever hit our pages. Filled with ranunculus, spirea, tulips, and more, this little bundle of blooms, created by Sue Prutting of White Magnolia Designs, is perfection. Check out...

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6 Wedding Ceremony Tips

Before the real fun can begin, Brides and Grooms have one very special thing to focus on: the ceremony. Even though it may seem simple, a beautiful ceremony is a hugely important (and often complex) part of every wedding day. With a few tips from True Event, you can make sure your "I dos" go off without a hitch and the celebration can begin!   Film: ...

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#BridalBeautyBreakdown – Blushing Bride

Every bride wants to look her best come wedding day, and thanks to our new #BridalBeautyBreakdown series, we're spilling the secrets to make it happen. Each week, we’ll teach you how to create stunning beauty looks featured on SMP, and we’re starting with this one from the beauty goddesses at TEAM Hair & Makeup and captured by...

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23 Vintage-Inspired Engagement Rings

If you're set to go ring shopping and still not sure on style, why not pause and look to the past? They say 'what's old is new again,' but we just think these vintage-inspired styles are classic, romantic, and utterly timeless. Want more? Check out our Engagement Rings 101 video below or our...

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Bouquet Breakdown: Coral Destination Seaside Wedding

Happy Saturday, loves! We're kicking off the weekend with our second installment of Bouquet Breakdown (did you get a chance to see last week's elegant English stunner?!), with this Bride's gorgeous peach and coral bouquet. We got the scoop from Event Designer (and ...

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What to Consider When Choosing Your Ceremony Music

While I'm always a fan of tradition, when recently deciding on the ceremony music for our upcoming wedding, my fiancé and I went a different route. We wanted something personal, to stand out from the crowd. Gone are the days of only having Pachelbel Canon to choose from but with all the options out there, it can be a bit overwhelming. Luckily we have NY Ceremony Music right here, sharing their insight from 15+ years of making magic...

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The Ultimate Registry Gift Guide with Zola + A Promotion!

With wedding season on the horizon, we’re teaming up with our fabulous friends at Zola to help you build the ultimate (and ultimately you) wedding registry!  Not only do they offer a huge variety of perfectly curated products, but it’s also hassle-free...

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5 Tips for Creating a Beautiful Wedsite

Having a wedsite was a lifesaver for my fiancé and I. It's one of our must-have recommendations for all of our newly engaged friends—because one pretty place for everything will keep you sane, promise. So how do you go about creating a beautiful (and functional) wedsite? That's where our friends at Riley & Grey come in. They're giving us five quick tips to craft a site that will seriously wow your guests. The Domain Down-Low We could go on...

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DIY “Cheers” Sign

If you spend any time with us here at SMP, then you know we believe that glitter is always a good idea. And our latest DIY? It's certainly no exception. This adorable "Cheers" sign is the perfect addition to any dessert table, cocktail table, or anywhere in between. Just print out this stencil and you'll be celebrating in no time. Take a peek at the video below to learn how to make you're own "cheers" sign!

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The Prettiest Ombre Wedding Details

Like the gradient of a glowing sunset, or the soft transition of pink to white on a fresh petal, ombre reminds us of some of the most beautiful parts of nature -- which is why it's only natural to want to surround yourself with it on the Big Day! We adore ombre in all shapes and forms, so we rounded up some favorite ombre details - cakes, dresses, flowers, you name it! -  along with a...

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Bouquet Breakdown: Elegant English Ballroom Wedding

Listen up lovelies, because we're kicking off a new post series, "Bouquet Breakdown" with this all-white stunner from last Monday's Elegant English Ballroom Wedding. We adored the mix of white blooms paired with soft foliage, and so did you - it was a top pin on...

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#SMPWedding101 – In-Season Flowers

Fridays are the jam here at SMP because we're JUST getting the weekend party started. We've got Saturday and Sunday chock-full of pretty features (come back and visit!) and to pave the way, we're launching a new series #SMPWedding101 - the essentials, must do's, and insider advice. To kick it off, the talented ladies of The Little Branch - have you seen...

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13 Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner

Thinking about tackling your big day all on your own? With so many moving parts involved in wedding planning, having someone by your side every step of the way can be a serious lifesaver. If you're deciding whether or not a planner is for you, this video is a must. Wedding planning extraordinaire, Sarah True is sharing 13 reasons why hiring a wedding planner is oh SO worth it!   Film: ...

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Behind the Scenes with A Day In May

There's no part of weddings I won't gush over but I'd be lying if I didn't admit to my stationery sweet spot. So I was beyond excited to get a little behind the scenes peek at A Day In May, a graphic design studio in San Fran where owners Lesley and Eve work on everything from logos and wine labels to custom invitations of every kind. See their story, creative process and inspiration - and ...

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Molly Sims’ Tips for Finding the Perfect Dress

It's no secret that we are kind of obsessed with Molly Sims! From her beauty tutorials to her fabulous wedding we featured in 2013, Molly has been our go-to supermodel (and...

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Wedding Bouquet Styles 101

If you're a Bride-to-be, you already know there are literally thousands of flower types out there. But did you know there are also over a dozen different shapes and styles of bouquets out there to carry them in? We chose the top ten most popular bouquet shapes with our favorite real wedding examples so you can see which look best suits your style!

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Bridal Beauty: Twisted Updo

Beautiful updo's never fail to amaze us. Whether it's a sweeping style, an elegant bun, or a flowing ponytail, we're obsessed. And this stunningly twisted updo from Jennie Kay is no exception. It is quickly becoming one one of our must-haves for any Bride. Get ready to be awed by this gorgeous twisted updo in the video from Elysium Productions below!  ...

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20 Ideas for the Ultimate Mother’s Day Brunch

Your mom is anything but boring, so, forget the overpriced restaurant brunches and bring this year's Mother's Day festivities closer to home. After all, home is where the heart is. With these inspired ideas, you can create a spread worthy of her fabulousness and guarantee that her day is one to remember.

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