Happy Valentine’s Day! Today’s inspiration board is a little bit vintage with a dash of love. enjoy!
Happy Friday! Here is a little pink inspiration to celebrate the weekend!
“I believe in pink.
I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner.
I believe in kissing, kissing a lot.
I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong.
I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls.
I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.”
Before you pick the dress of your dreams consider this – The back of your dress will be with be the focal point for a good portion of your wedding. Take a look.
2) First Dance
3) Father – Daughter Dance
4) Bouquet Toss
5) Cake Cutting
Which means, your photographer will probably snap a few shots of you from behind. To ensure your backside is ready for its close up, pay attention to one important detail that sometimes gets forgotten. The back of your dress.
Happy Planning. xoxo
What do you do when a bride-to-be emerges from the dressing room donned in her new wedding dress and asks those famous words, “How do I look?” If the bride has good taste you’re off the hook, but what happens when the dress is dreadful…
I was recently asked for an answer that I absolutely could not sugar coat, but when it is the bride’s day, the last thing anyone wants to do is ruin a moment and a friendship. So, what is a good friend supposed to do? Here are three tips to help you voice your opinion without getting uninvited to the wedding.
Don’t hesitate: Speak up if asked. Obviously your opinion matters and you shouldn’t feel obligated to love every dress. Plus, if you feel the bride doesn’t look her best and you feel you have a valid opinion, by all means now is your time to voice it, especially before the bride shells out hundreds of dollars. Give a reason why you don’t like the dress and offer an alternative. Maybe the dress isn’t fitted properly or the belt is too wide. Whatever the issue, remember it’s the tone and delivery that can save you in this situation.
Be supportive: Weddings are expensive and stressful and some brides commit to a dress because they feel “the perfect dress” is out of reach. I tried on about 50 dresses and after each appointment I was convinced that I would never feel like a bride. It took a few more appointments and dresses to finally settle on the perfect one. Patience is a virtue and sometimes a bride needs someone to tell her to breathe and take a step back before making a big decision.
You hate it, she bought it, now what: If the purchase has already been made and there is no looking back, you might think giving up is the only option. Not so fast! There’s always accessories and if Ke$ha can make a garbage bag look glamorous, you can make an awful white dress fashionable. Adding a statement necklace, a beaded belt, or fancy earrings can change the look of a gown and can be the saving grace in ensuring the bride looks her very best. Check out Anthropology, Bauble Bar, Etsy, and Charming Charlie for jewelry and accessories.
Do you tell the truth when asked “How do I look?” Leave a comment below!
Happy planning! xoxo
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Start saving your wine corks because I found a new art project that would be perfect for a wedding sign in book or just a piece of art for your wall! I found this idea on Pinterest and think it is awesome!
If you decide to go the wedding sign in book route, I would assemble the corks in the shape you like first and leave a pen out for your guests and a few simple instructions. Guests can write their names and a very short note at your wedding reception. Or you can forgo the signatures and just create a really interesting piece of art for your home or office. Not only will the corks go to good use but you will have another memory from your wedding that you can keep forever!
From looking at the picture I am pretty sure the ombre effect can be achieved with a few markers or paint. So, pour another glass of wine because you have an art project to work on! Cheers!
Happy planning! xoxo
1 large bottle of Moscato or Riesling Wine (My inexpensive yet delicious recommendations: The Naked Grape or Barefoot Wine, either would make a great addition to this recipe)
1 can of raspberry lemonade concentrate
a splash of sprite (Keep it low-calorie with a splash of seltzer water or club soda instead)
crushed raspberries (Fresh or Frozen)
mix everything together
add a pretty striped straw and enjoy!
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt