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Squarespace Custom Wedding Websites + A Discount!

Kind of like a save the date, your wedding website is one of the first glimpses your guests will have of the look + feel of your big day. So, obviously, you want that sneak peek to be totally stunning. And that, my dears, is where Squarespace comes in!  With a newly-launched portal devoted to weddings and six brand new wedding templates boasting helpful tools + features, Squarespace makes it easy to keep your guests beautifully informed.

Designed with weddings in mind, these six new Squarespace templates are as functional as they are beautiful. We’re especially loving the Alex, which offers full-screen imagery and parallex scrolling to tell your story in an engaging way and the Charlotte, which is perfect for fun-loving couples as it tells a story with gorgeous photo galleries and scroll-based navigation! Aside from the breathtaking templates, Squarespace makes engaged life oh-so-much easier with features such as address collection, RSVP forms, custom gift registries, weather widgets, song requests and even private pages for the bridal party only! Keeping your guests informed has never been so easy.

And get this SMPers, just for you all, Squarespace is offering 10% off with coupon code SMP14! Coupon good until December 31, 2014. To get started on your very own wedding webiste, head over here!


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Social Hour with SMP

It’s official. Friday at 6pm is fast becoming our happiest hour, and not because of the cheap cocktails. Not only is it when we announce awesome giveaways, crazy discounts and lucky winners, but it’s that most awaited time when we give you the week’s recap of your favorites from Instagram and Pinterest. So sit back and scroll to see which pics you picked!

This Week's Most Loved Pics
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Boyfriend Shirts from Plum Pretty Sugar
Something Blue Prize pack from La Marca Prosecco

This week’s DISCOUNTS…

For our California brides… Discounts from Love and Lace Bridal and check out the Wedding Open House at The Nixon Library on October 12th!

For Our Midwest brides… Discounts from a&bé bridal shop and WASIO Photography.

For our Tri-State brides… A special engagement session offer from Twah Dougherty.

Congratulations to Kathrine and Laura P who each won a $200 gift card to Target!

Understated Elegance at Malibu’s Saddlerock Ranch

Combining the rustic backdrop of Saddlerock Ranch with the elegance of chandeliers, pastel florals by Krista Jon and open air details planned by A Stunning Affair, this wedding is putting its own style stamp on traditional California vows. And what a beautiful stamp it is captured by Nancy Neil Photography. From bouquets to the most gorgeous black and white portraits, have a look here for so much more.


From Nancy Neil PhotographyThe Great Gatsby meets Jennifer and Brian’s Understated Rustic Elegance.

Jennifer had her favorite movie, The Great Gatsby (1974 version)with Mia Farrow and Robert Redford in mind, when she decided to recreate her own understated rustic elegant wedding in Malibu, California’s, Saddlerock Ranch. Surrounded by a breathtaking backdrop of mountain tops and livestock, Jennifer and Brian celebrated their nuptials in the company of 130 of their closest family and friends. Guests were treated to the festive feel of an elegant outdoor party complete with black tie attire, dance floor lighting, furniture vignettes, and a big band.

Arriving guests were greeted by either bubbling champagne, or refreshing lemonade served in mini mason jars complete with striped straws. Proceeding to the spacious grassy ceremony area decorated with 2 white urns overflowing with floral arrangements, guests took their rustic soft wood seats. The groom and groomsmen looked dashing in classic black tuxedos. The lovely bridesmaids were escorted down the aisle dressed in beautiful blush colored dresses. The beautiful bride, accompanied by her father, was adorned in an exquisite one shoulder gown. Guests watched the bride and groom recite their vows while framed in a mirror outlined in greenery and florals.

Following the ceremony, guests gathered for the cocktail hour listening to a Jazz Band, sipping on signature cocktails and dining on delicious oysters on the half shell. Shortly thereafter, all made their way down the path to the Main House for the reception which was decorated with wooden rectangular tables complete with burlap runners and silver charger plates. Soft candlelight surrounded a variety of antique urns filled with gorgeous pastel garden roses, dahlia’s and olive sprigs gracing the center of each table.

Guests danced the night away to the 12 piece big band under a canopy of twinkling custom lights. Not only did they enjoy a delicious vanilla wedding cake covered with fresh flowers, but they also dined on a gorgeous dessert display featuring macaroons, fruit tarts and freshly made chocolate chip cookies.

Jennifer and Brian truly accomplished their wish: to have their friends and family feel comfortable and have lots and lots of fun at their wedding. No doubt, everyone had an amazing time, a day that they will never forget!

We were all honored to be part of such a beautiful wedding. Congratulations to Jennifer and Brian!

Photography: Nancy Neil Photography | Wedding Planner: A Stunning Affair | Stationary: Peony And Plum Paper | Hair: Bliss Makeup Artistry | Lighting: Amber Event Production | Cake And Desserts: Fantasy Frosting | Caterer And Bar: Huntington Catering | Ceremony, Cocktail And Dinner Band: Warren Priske | Florals: Krista Jon | Makeup: Jennifer Nam | Reception Band: West Coast Music | Rentals: Archive Vintage Rentals | Venue: Saddlerock Oak Grove Setting

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