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Bridal Perfection on the Tuscan Countryside

People always ask me what I would have done differently if I were to be given a wedding re-do. Well, I'd start with the guest list. 200 people - many of whom I didn't even get a chance to say hello to - filled our ballroom and while I loved the support and the pure love that permeated the day - a wedding built for two would have been just as magical. And this one, crafted by Chiara Sernesi of Weddings in Tuscany, with photos by...

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All the Inspo You Need to Infuse Your Wedding with Modern Romance

If you fall into the "scared to go modern" bandwagon, this inspiration is guaranteed to change your mind. It balances the sleek sensibilities of a contemporary affair with elegant details that give it an all out romantic feel. Crafted by Rachael Ellen Events with photos by Kenzie Victory, take a peek at column gowns paired with ponytails, elegant...

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The Bouquet (+ Inspiration Sesh) of Your Dreams

Lovely Leaves has done it again, and this time it's in the form of a stunning inspiration sesh that seriously won't quit with the prettiness. From the beautiful captures from Dani Cowan to those watercolor invites from...

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Simple Elegance Goes A Long Way With This Styled Shoot

When in doubt, go simple. Remove all the excess, it's not even needed. Get back to the bare, beautiful bones. Need some visual inspiration? Look no further than this simple - yet still uber stylish - shoot by Nancy Ray at the...

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A Master Florist at Work…alongside a Master Photographer

When it comes to planning a wedding, it's so incredibly easy to get lost in the minutia. The lists and the must-do's. But the journey of planning a wedding, in it's purest form, is so much more that. It's family. And love. And unabashed artistry at a level that is hard to even find the words to describe. And today, we get to indulge in just that. With an incredible behind the scenes look at the talent that is...

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What NOT to Do When Your BFF Gets Engaged

Whether it’s over FaceTime, in-person, or writing in an all-caps text message, there are few phrases more exciting than hearing “OMG, I’m engaged" from your BFF seconds after the question (and hopefully a bottle of champagne) has been popped. Chances are you’ll feel like you just got engaged too, finding yourself shedding happy tears, jumping up and down in pure excitement, and perhaps even wondering what you should plan first for the upcoming wedding. As a professional...

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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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12 Crowning Glory Moments To Inspire Your Inner Princess

You should feel like nothing less than a queen when your special day arrives, so why not wear the crown to show it? Plus, all eyes will be on you when you walk down the aisle which will finally give you the chance to have your Mia Thermopolis moment. Take some style notes from these beautiful brides who rocked tiaras when they tied the knot. I mean, if the crown fits…wear it! More Big Day Beauty Inspiration

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The Prettiest + Most Dazzling Engagement Rings of the Year

It's that time of the year again — the time when your Instagram feed is flooded with #RingSelfies and announcements of "We're Engaged!" That's right, it's proposal season. So, we're celebrating the most wonderful time of the year with the most beautiful sparklers of the year! From classic...

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Not Your Typical Winter Wedding Inspiration

Winter brides, just wait until you feast your eyes on this inspiration shoot photographed by Allen Tsai. Set in the rolling hills of Texas, it's a Southern take on a wintertime wedding with must-pin moments like the stationery by The Left Handed Calligrapher and a sleek white cake from ...

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Merry Christmas from Style Me Pretty!

As Perry Vaile, the photographer behind this inspiration shoot said, "No matter how it's celebrated, Christmastime is a reminder to slow down, be grateful, and cling tightly to the ones you love most in this special season." And quite frankly, we couldn't agree more. Along with the design + stylings of Emily Claire Events, she captured the sentiment of a Christmas getaway, and there's...

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A Cozy Christmas Proposal Sure To Inspire…

'Tis the season for sweet love stories and proposals by sparkly trees. And this shoot captured by Jamie Mercurio is just that and more. Emily Elizabeth Events created this Christmas story before us, and with...

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Add Some Holiday Cheer to Your Wedding

The holidays are officially here and Valley & Co. is sharing how to add some of that seasonal magic to your wedding and beyond. Whether you're hosting an engagement party, planning a bridal shower, or gathering your friends for New Year's, we've got inspiration galore...including a Merry Punch recipe perfect for all of the above. Check out more images from Kerry Jeanne...

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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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How To Get The Chicest No Makeup, Makeup Look with TEAM Hair & Makeup

We got the 411 on some gorgeous bridal beauty looks last week thanks to Mar and Nicole of TEAM Hair & Makeup but we're just not ready to move on. Call us greedy but we want more. More details, more products, more pretty looks. So the ladies are back with a step-by-step guide on...

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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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Glittery Gold Inspiration for the Winter Bride

We're right in the thick of the holiday season, so a wedding shoot kissed in gold felt perfectly appropriate. Amazing vendors like Chloe+Mint, Tenth & Grace, and Seniman Calligraphy brought their talents to the table, and the results are a winter bride's new best friend. Hop to the gallery...

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The Best Wedding Dresses of 2016

I've said it before, and I'll say it again, but it's all about the dress. Lace, beading, off-the-shoulder, sweetheart, ballgown, fit-and-flare — there are...

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