Real Wedding: Dianne & Dennis

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Describe the proposal.  Dennis and I went to Nantucket for Figawi weekend in 2009.  Our friends decided to take a later ferry.  Once we arrived on the island, Dennis and I went to the Even Keel Café.  We grabbed some breakfast and then headed out to Brant Point to eat our ham and cheese croissants […]

Update: Blair Candy Giveaway!

The results are in, the contest has ended and we have a winner! You might remember two weeks ago we launched Candy Giveaway: Blair Candy. Well, wedding fever took over and I’m excited to say that after entering 8 times Quin is our winner! One of my fave candies is jelly beans. All kinds- I […]

Book Review: On A Stick!

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The planning has begun and its time to start working on the menu. Food at weddings (or parties) is always a big topic and a lasting memory. Whether you are having a sit down dinner or making the food yourself, you need to make sure the food represents you and your fiance. You want your […]

Crazy about Parant!

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A little inspiration today for the bride who wants to make a statement. I came across Parant and had to share. Parant is handmade accessories for brides made by hair dresser Orjan Jakobsson, who lives in Sweden. Orjan started Parant when he discovered there was a lack of creative, beautiful handmade pieces for brides on […]

Real Engagement: Elisea & Michael

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Elisea & Michael have an urban style and a love for motorcycles. They wanted to capture all sides of their personalities during their session in  San Diego since they will be getting married this summer in Kansas, Elisea’s home state. Betwixt Studio was along for the ride to capture this couples love first hand. Betwixt […]

Real Salt Lake Wedding: Evangeline & Beau

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Evangeline and Beau met for the first time at a Christmas party when they were 6 years old. They ended up attending the same elementary school, middle school, and high school, but never really hung out. It wasn’t until after college, when they both moved to New York City, that they finally started dating. The […]

Real Wedding: Ginger & Preston

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I’ve been looking forward to sharing this wedding. Preston and Ginger met in Culinary school and are currently working as chefs in New York. So, you can imagine that when Jenny Evelyn Photography submitted this wedding to me I instantly fell in love with these two foodies! Preston and Ginger had an intimate wedding in […]

Crazy About Chair Covers

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We all know that wedding reception decor can change the mood and style of your wedding. Chairs are a necessity, but if you really want to make a dramatic improvement in ambiance add chair covers. If its not in the budget consider having just the bride and groom chairs decorated. We have a few ideas […]

Real Engagement: Kayla & Fayaaz

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You never know where you will meet your future husband. It might be in college, the coffee shop, an online dating service, or even a blind date. Your friends know you well and the want to see you happy. When they see a possible connection they want you to take a leap of faith and […]

Candy Giveaway: Blair Candy

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I’m so excited to announce this contest! Blair Candy wants to give one lucky LDW reader $15 in candy for your upcoming wedding! The contest is simple… Here’s what you have to do: Leave a comment saying you visited the Blair Candy’s website. You can comment up to 8 times to increase your chances. The […]

Real Oregon Wedding: Lael & Zach

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Zach and I first met in passing in 1999 just before I moved from Portland, OR to Austin, TX. In 2008, we were re-united by a mutual friend when Zach’s band came to Austin to play during the South By Southwest music festival and the band stayed with me during their visit. After over a […]

DIY: How To Get That Look

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Want to recreate a celebrity look for your wedding? We have 6 different looks straight from the red carpet and the cool thing is all these looks can be recreated in 4 easy steps! You can find more of these looks at People.com. All of these looks came with suggested products used by each of […]

Real Wedding: Samantha & Jared

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Describe the proposal. Jared had planned a romantic picnic in the Shenandoah Valley, which he said would be our first picnic of spring. Unfortunately, the day turned out to be a little grey and chilly, so I insisted that we would have more fun staying indoors. Jared didn’t want to give anything away by insisting, […]

DIY: Wedding Make-Up

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When it comes to wedding day make-up there are a few things to keep in mind. Your wedding day make-up needs to be a more glamorous version of you. You don’t want your make-up to be distracting, but you do want it to look great in photos. It needs to last through all the kissing, […]

Montana Whimsical Winter Style Shoot

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Even though most of the Rocky Mountains are experiencing summer-like weather, there are parts of the Rocky Mountains where winter is still very much in full force. I wanted to take a break from the norm today and share this winter inspired styled shoot submitted by Amy Gue Photography. This rustic shoot will inspire the […]

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