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What You Need To Know BEFORE You Start Planning Your Wedding

You’re engaged. Congrats! Now that you’ve celebrated your heart out, you’re ready and excited to start planning your wedding! But wait a minute- you’ve never planned a wedding before, right? And before you do something you’ve never done before, you usually do some research, right? Well weddings aren’t any different, and trust me- there are […]

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How To Celebrate Your Engagement (without driving your friends crazy)

[A note from the Editor: Hi friends! You may have heard that we’re celebrating our 5 year Blogiversary for the entire month of January with fun giveaways (see Instagram!) and special features. We’re starting our special features by celebrating newly engaged brides with a series of posts especially for those who are Newly Engaged! Throughout the next month, Carly and […]

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An Easy Way To Have All Different Bridesmaid Dresses

When I was choosing my bridesmaids’ dresses, I wanted my girls to have all different bridesmaid dresses, but I couldn’t quite figure out how to do it. I thought about going and getting paint chips from my local home improvement store, and then distributing them to my bridesmaids. I couldn’t quite decide on a color, […]

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How To Use Every Last Detail To Plan Your Wedding

Hi friends! Welcome to Every Last Detail! Since there are lots of newly engaged couples this time of year, I figured it’s about time I did a post describing how to use Every Last Detail to help plan your wedding! First, a quick little background about myself and ELD: When I got married, I had […]

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Attending Bridal Shows: What You Need To Know

It’s Bridal Show season y’all! I’ve been on both sides of a bridal show before, and I’ll be the first to admit that it’s kind of overwhelming- but exciting too! I of course have more experience being on the vendor side of bridal shows, and so I thought I’d share some of my insight about […]

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The Best Wedding Planning Tips of 2014

With the holidays coming up, it’s tradition for me (as well as my fellow blogger friends) to do a few “roundup” posts for 2014 during the last few weeks of the year. Admittedly, the end of the year has absolutely snuck up on me, as I’m sure it has for many of you- although I feel like I say […]

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5 ways to incorporate wine into your wedding

If you’re a wine lover like me, you may be wondering about a few ways to incorporate wine into your wedding beyond just serving it. Lucky for us, Francis Ford Coppola sent me a few of their Votre Santé wines, and it turns out that they’re the perfect wines for a celebration! So I got with […]

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A Wedding Planner Does Not Plan Your Wedding… You Do!

So the other day, I had a newly engaged couple tell me, “We know that we don’t want to hire a wedding planner because we want to plan the wedding ourselves.” This statement has been on my mind ever since, and it has made me realize that there is still a huge misconception about wedding […]

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A Winter Wedding Look + How To Be Comfortable In Front Of The Camera

From the editor: I’m excited to have a bit of a double feature for you all today, showcasing a winter wedding look, as well as tips from Rachael Osborn Photography about something I think we all dread- being in front of the camera! I know I’m probably one of the most awkward people in front […]

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How To Plan An Engagement Party

The start of engagement season has officially arrived, and we’re already thinking slightly ahead toward celebrating an engagement… more specifically, how to plan an engagement party! I don’t know about you, but I will take any excuse to host or attend a party, and celebrating a newly engaged couple is at the top of my list (perhaps just […]

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