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Before You Sign the Venue Contract, Ask These Questions!

Choosing a venue was, without a doubt, the most stressful part of wedding planning for me and my now-husband. We looked all over and when we finally settled on a spot, there were never-ending questions and confusions for us to tackle. Very few newly engaged couples are used to confusing contracts and policies, so before you sign that precious paper yourself, make sure you cover all of these topics - in writing - so you can proceed with the planning feeling confident and excited about what's...

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Bouquet Breakdown: Elegant + Fun Innercity Elopement in Berlin

Botanic Art you sure have a way with florals. For this marsala hued beauty has found it's pretty lil' way onto every single one of our Pinterest boards, and for good reason! It's the type of pretty that deserves applause, which is why we've asked this petal mastermind to breakdown this beauty of a bouquet, below!

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What to Do When You Love the Man But Hate the Ring

I'd all like to think that when the perfect man gets down on one knee and asks me to be his forever, I won't care what the ring looks like. But, if I'm going to be wearing one ring for the rest of my life, I should love it, like really love it, right? Yes, you're marrying the man (or woman) and not the ring, but...

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#SMPwedding101: Secrets Your Wedding Photographer Wants You to Know

We fret over dresses and first dance slip-ups but as brides-to-be, we all sometimes need to take a little step back and breathe. Because let's not lose focus on why we're actually busy with all these DIYs and our never-ending to-do list. Anna of Bianco Photography is here to remind us of that. As a wedding photographer she's seen her fair share of celebrations and knows a thing or two about what's important on your special day -...

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Beach-Ready Swimsuits for a Hot Honeymoon

As I stalk Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris' ultra-romantic beach vacation from my desk, all I can think about is how much I'd rather be on a beach sipping on a...

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Blogger Bride: Boxwood Avenue’s Tips on Translating Your Wedding Vision

Hi Style Me Pretty friends! It’s Chloe here visiting from Boxwood Avenue, and today I get to share one of my favorite parts of the wedding planning process with you (design!), plus some great tips to keep in mind during the wedding planning process. We'll be talking planners - and why you need one! - plus a fun Q&A with the pros at A Savvy Event. Immediately after...

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10 Tips for Drama Free Seating Assignments

Oh, the task of assigning where your guests will sit as you wine and dine after your vows. Aunt Mary can't be near Uncle Frank, but Uncle Frank must be by cousin Ben; the "rules" and requests could go on forever. But we're all about making wedding planning fun, not stressful, and that includes removing the drama from the dreaded seating chart creation. Here's our top 10 tips for making it easy as can be! 1. Be Organized: As with all wedding planning tasks, it helps to be organized from the...

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Get A Bridal Glow + Masks For Every Skin Type

Hello, lovely ladies! Liz here from Sprouted Routes and today I’m talking about one of my favorite topics: skincare. I'm on a mission for clear, smooth, wrinkle-free, evenly colored, radiant skin, and for my wedding? All of that becomes even more important! Which is why I reached out to Marie Veronique skincare to to share a few of their go-to, make-at-home mask recipes to...

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Best Tips Ever on How to Write Your Own Vows

My husband and I wrote our own vows, and let me tell you it wasn't easy (but it was SO worth it)! Months leading up to our Big Day I kept stressing about writing the perfect prose, but then I realized - all I had to do was be honest. The toughest part about writing your own vows is finding a jumping off point, which is why we're sharing a few tips on how to get started below!

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You Said Yes to the Wrong Wedding Dress. Now What?

I've never been shy about my love for TLC's Say Yes to the Dress, and I'll be the first to admit that I fan-girled the first time I walked into Kleinfeld (how could I not?!)—the boutique is as magical as it looks on TV, and the consultants are just as lovely. But what happens after you say yes, especially if you start to wish you had said no?

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Bouquet Breakdown: Spring Inspired Photo Shoot

Here's hoping you didn't have plans today. because once you see this Bows and Arrows bouquet we have a feeling you'll want to fill those Pinterest boards pronto. A dreamy pairing of pastel petals, we think this handful of happiness may (or may not have) inspired...

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Wedding 101: The New Rules of Engagement Ring Etiquette

It's 2016, and the world is (thankfully) more modern than ever. But there are still some notions stuck in the past—like, the rules of engagement rings. Thankfully, our friends at Who What Wear are dispelling the outdated myths and giving them a much-needed update...

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Quick Tip: Photo Booth Location Options

Hands down, one of the funnest parts of any wedding? Dancing the night away and capturing silly and sweet moments galore in the photo booth. But why do these two highlights need to be separated? Boston Common Band is here to share their insider advice for making the most of both hot spots for your soiree so that not one monumental moment is missed (aka Uncle Larry pulling off a mean Dougie). From...

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Quick + Easy Tips on How to Create the Perfect Bridal Hairstyle

I'm here to tell you a little secret: that the most important accessory on your wedding day is your hair. So whether you choose a bridal up-do or rock a head full of loose waves, we've asked Mar of TEAM Hair And Makeup to share...

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How to Plan Your Wedding at Work + Keep Your Full Time Job

Congrats! You have a new special sparkler on your finger and one major party to plan ahead of you...but news flash, you still need to wake up and go to your day job, and you know, make the moola to pay for it all. So how do you get all those fun, fabulous plans in place but continue to keep the boss happy? We've got the inside scoop for being productive in both roles that you're rocking these days straight ahead! BE ORGANIZED Plan Ahead: Approach each work day knowing what you hope...

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Bouquet Breakdown: Classic Washington D.C. Ballroom Wedding

Any bouquet that features Cafe au Lait dahlias is a winner in my book. And when it's classically white, ivory and cream-hued like this pinch-me-perfect bouquet from Floral & Bloom? You can bet we have to have the recipe for it's beauty. Read on for each pretty petal below and match them up in the shot by ...

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Find Your Dream Dress: 35 Secrets From Real Brides

You've got the man of your dreams, a show-stopping sparkler, and now it's time to hit the streets to find the gown you've always imagined. It's a process that we want you to be prepared for, which is why we've asked...

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DIY Berry Pie Cookie Favors

What could be better than cookies and pie? The two of them. Together. Yes, you read that right: berry pie cookies. These scrumptious treats are the best of both worlds with the crunch of a cookie and the ooey gooey goodness of a pie. And as if that wasn't enough to convince you to get baking ASAP, they make the perfect hostess gift or favor for any holiday party. Get the recipe and DIY favor box below!   berries pastry brush cookie cutter knife fork...

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Quiz: Discover Your Wedding Style!

Congratulations, all you newly engaged Brides-to-be! You've got the man, you've got the ring, and now the fun part begins: wedding planning! But before you go try on gorgeous gowns and pick out the...

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Bouquet Breakdown: Blush + Peach Portugal Wedding

When I hear the name Sofia Ferreira of Brancoprata, I know a wildly beautiful bouquet is in my near future. Especially when it is captured so gracefully by André Teixeira. And this one? Well, it's explosion of soft peach, blush and ivory that instantly washed a smile over my face. See...

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