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The Backdrop Necklace aka The Backwards Necklace

The backdrop necklace is an accessory that is completely overlooked. There is no limit to the ways it can be styled and makes a huge statement without costing a ton of money. Backdrop necklaces leave people thinking, “We hate to see you leave, but love to watch you walk away.” They are the unsung heroes of […]

What to Do After Getting Engaged

The time has come for the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day. Proposals are a plenty on this very special day and the expectations are as high as the budget needed for your dream Pinterest wedding. While most of the hype around engagements is the “how,” what the ladies really need to be […]

Average Wedding Costs 2015

She’s savvy. She’s budget-conscious. She wants everyone’s opinion. She follows Pinterest and wants it all. Who is she? She is today’s bride. And although the marriage rate has dropped  for young women with high school  diplomas, it  has actually increased for college-educated women. This means today’s bride is likely to be older (average is 29), […]

How To Clean Your Wedding Gown

I have washed at least 150 gowns in the last 15 years, and have had really good luck. The first gown was an experiment. I had been told by other bridal shops that they were washing them and decided to try it.  It was amazing! Dry cleaning takes the dirt and distributes  it around the […]

Wedding Wisdom

Here is what everyone fails to mention before your wedding: Getting married? It’s huge. It’s bigger than you ever expected or imagined. It’s lifechanging. How do you get through it without losing your sanity? In the past twenty years, weddings have become shockingly homogenized. The list of musts have grown longer and longer, threatening to […]

Wedding Planning Timeline

Newly engaged and wondering what to do first? It can be overwhelming to look at the whole big project. If you cut the process down to steps and tackle one at a time you’ll be just fine. It’s like eating the watermelon one bite at a time. Most couples are allowing one year to plan, […]

How to be a Great Best Man

Being asked to be the best man in a wedding is a great honor. It shows that your friend or family member holds your relationship in great esteem.So don’t just shuffle through your role: instead, help your buddy through the most important day of his life by stepping up and fulfilling your duties with competence. […]

What to Know Before You Shop for a Wedding Dress

Shopping for a wedding gown can be a lot of fun or it can be extremely stressful. To make sure your appointment is a good experience, take a few steps to prepare. It is very important that you sit down with the groom and discuss what kind of wedding you want. What can you afford?  […]

10 Mistakes Brides Make When Dress Shopping

Before you hit the salon, read these top bridal blunders to avoid. Bringing an Entourage   Too many cooks spoil the stew and having 10 different opinions makes it much harder to come to a consensus- and it can bring you farther away from what you actually want. Shopping Too Early  Many couples are opting for […]