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Wedding Dress Inspiration: Claire Pettibone

We have such a treat for you today. In celebration of this weekend's upcoming Bridal Market in New York, we hit up one of your all time favorite gown designers to give us a sneak peak into her genius and share her crazy beautiful inspiration behind some of this year's most beloved collections. Ms. Claire Pettibone. Or I should say the lovely, kind, gracious, and absurdly talented...

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DIY Chevron Risers

We're taking a quick break to delve into our latest and greatest SMP at Home feature – a surprise party with a mega dose of sparkle and some of the cutest DIY projects tucked under its wings. If you missed it, grab a cozy seat and delve into this four parter (part I, part II...

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DIY Tea-Stained Favor Box by Event Styling by Shawna Marie

Shawna Marie is at it again - crafting up the prettiness so we can share the cleverness with all of you. And today she is jazzing up the favor box that will surely wow your guests. The best part? This DIY project doesn't have to end at weddings - the options are endless for this cute as can be craft. Helmutwalker Photography snapped up all the goodness so there is...

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DIY Headpiece & SMP Fashion Magazine Sneak Peek!

We're officially letting the cat out of the bag. Well, actually Lucky Magazine did (swoon) but who's counting. Because quite honestly? We couldn't contain ourselves for a single second more. Next week SMP will be debuting its first ever digital Fashion & Beauty Magazine, celebrating wedding style in all of its many forms and functions. We're talking...

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Nautical Party Inspiration + DIY Cake Pops by Andi Mans Photography & Design

The official start of Summer is just around the corner and I don't know about you lovelies, but I am definitely in the mood to celebrate the new season.  So, when Andi Mans Photography & Design sent along this sweet nautical inspiration shoot (complete with DIY cake pops!), well... I literally jumped right out of my seat.  It's everything (and I mean everything) you need for that perfect sunny get-together - bright pops of...

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Sweet Designs by Amy Atlas + A GIVEAWAY!

Everyone knows Amy Atlas. She's the pretty blonde genius behind the the dessert buffet craze that has literally changed the wedding industry. For the far more delicious of course. Well, not everyone knows that aside from crafting some of the loveliest sweets a girl could ever imagine, she is also one of the loveliest of women who just happened to write...

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Bridal Shower Inspiration Week: Fashion Roundup from Macy’s

We've reached Day Three of our Bridal Inspiration Week and my oh my are our shower inspiration wheels a turnin. From photo shoots full of steal worthy bits right on through to today's installment of must-have outfits. Yep, we're keeping the pretty train a rollin' with even more fab finds from our friends at...

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Wrap It Up Pretty + Winners + DIY Favor Bags!

Well, lovelies.  It's time to bid adieu to another uber-AMAZING week here on SMP - and since we know y'all are still reeling from the big dose of St. Patty's Day inspiration we featured earlier this afternoon, we just HAD to ask the oh-so-lovely Shawna of ...

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Get the Look: Malibu Wedding by Elizabeth Messina

Today's glamorous Malibu affair captured by Elizabeth Messina has been nothing short of jaw-dropping awesomeness but we didn't want to stop at the pretty pictures alone. So we are rolling up our sleeves and delving into the pieces that made up this gorgeous day. From the lace-filled fashion to the wildly romantic details, we are breaking down the bits and bobbles and proving that a glamorous affair can be totally attainable on any...

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DIY Cocktail Umbrella by Lovely Little Details + Bubblerock Studios

If you are a crafty bride and groom-to-be (and we know you are!), then you are most definitely in for a treat this morning here on SMP California.  Yep, the oh-so-talented Jacin Fitzgerald of Lovely Little Details sent over this darling DIY cocktail umbrella tutorial - and we are loving every last second of handcrafted goodness captured by Bubblerock Studios.  Even better?

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From Inspiration to Invitation Challenge by Fuzzynk Design Studio

Well, SMPers.  It's that time again.  Time for all of you style-savvy wedding gurus to bust out those awesome board building skills and dazzle us with your seriously amazing designs, because the oh-so-talented Fuzzynk Design Studio is here to turn your pretty, pretty inspiration into a FABULOUS invitation with another Inspiration to Invitation Challenge!  I know - we are excited, too.  And we just CAN'T WAIT to see what you lovelies come...

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Buying Guide: Napa Valley Wedding

We couldn't let today's lovely Napa affair off the hook without showcasing some of the pretty bits and bobbles that made this alfresco wedding truly dazzle. We've scoured the web for everything from fashion to decor that has that signature California cool style woven so beautifully throughout this gem. Think of it as an all access pass to creating your own wine country stunner.   1. Could that bride and her stunning...

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Modern DIY Inspiration Photo Shoot by Jasmine Star + In The Now Weddings & Events

When masterminds get together to create a modern inspired shoot, it looks a little something like this spread of gorgeousness. The masterminds would be Jasmine Star on the camera helm and In The Now Weddings & Events on the design, florals and invitation front. And their spread of inspiring goodness would be vibrant hues, a completely awesome spin on the table...

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San Luis Obispo Wedding Inspiration

It isn't very often that we stumble across such a fabulous wedding that we clear out an entire day for gushing but Ryan Ray isn't your ordinary photographer. Oh on the contrary, he's actually insanely talented and has sent a San Luis Obispo wedding our way that is going to dazzle your brains. But before we get to the goodies, we thought it would be super fun to delve a bit into the inspiration behind this whimsical affair. Most of...

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Bridesmaids Dresses by Dessy – A SMP Color Palette

When Dessy asked SMP to curate a totally unique color palette for their Twist Dress based on the weddings that we've known and loved over the years, well. We blushed. We knew the dress was adorable, we knew the weddings that we've featured were gorg. So for someone to want to marry the two together into one gorgeous collection of Style Me Pretty hues seemed like the best...

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China from Noritake + a Discount Code!

Go ahead, its ok to admit…one of the first thoughts spinning around in your pretty little head once that glamorous sparkler was slipped onto your finger (after the “I Do” and the tears of course!) was, “Now I get to pick out my wedding china!”  Probably swiftly followed by, “How will I choose?” Thankfully you don’t have to sweat this one as Noritake has been bringing beauty and quality to dining tables around the world...

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Apalachicola Wedding Buying Guide

Red Fly Studio completely made our afternoon with one stunning image after another from today's Florida wedding. And now that we have reveled in all the GORGEOUS, we thought it might be fun to put together some details perfect for infusing a dash of whimsical charm to your upcoming fete.  And this one is allllll about the...

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Buying Guide: Santa Barbara Wedding by Michael and Anna Costa Photographers Ltd.

It's been awhile since we've delved into a buying guide but fear not. We're back and ready to party with today's gorgeous display of Santa Barbara nuptials photographed by Michael and Anna Costa with the yummiest of florals by Modern Day Design.

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Inspire Me Pretty Illinois Winner!

Well SMP Illinois - you did not disappoint when it came to inspiring us with your beautiful boards! I must say, it is so incredibly fun to go through and see what makes you all tick! Just because we have a winner today, doesn't mean you have to stop building and inspiring though - oh no! Keep on building and tagging your boards Inspire Me Pretty Illinois, and your board will be in the running for next time! OK, enough of the chatter - you want to know who the winner is! Well a big, hearty SMP...

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Wedding Planning Advice and Tips from Valley & Co.

I am super amped for today's post. We are going to get the inside scoop on wedding planning from two totally amazing planners, Nick and Aleah Valley of Valley & Co. Plus this is just the first of many visits from the two experts!  They'll be gracing our blog on a monthly basis to answer your wedding questions.  We'll kick it off with a little introduction from the duo plus their top nine planning tips of all time.  These aren't the...

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