Ask Lauren: On The Fence About A First Look

Happy Thursday everyone! Today is the start of new ELD series called Ask Lauren! Some of you may know that I used to be a wedding designer and planner- and before that, I was an absolutely clueless bride. As a bride I, had all of these questions, but no one to turn to ask- which […]


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Wedding Planning Advice: Pace Yourself!

“Take everything one step at a time, and pace yourself! Nothing creates more stress than trying to do everything at one time. Also, don’t be afraid to ask for help. At Inside the Envelope we do everything we can so that when the brides receive their invitations, they have to do as little as possible. […]


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Using Pinterest To Plan Your Wedding

So today I want to talk about using Pinterest to plan your wedding. I LOVE Pinterest. I think it’s the greatest thing since Facebook. ;) It’s been wonderful for inspiration, collaboration, and most of all- weddings. What’s funny is that I remember when Pinterest first started. When I told people about it, they thought I was crazy. […]


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Wedding Planning Advice: Your Wedding Should Reflect YOU

“Your wedding should be a reflection of you. You don’t want to look back at pictures 5 years later and say “that wasn’t us at all!” I always try to emphasize this to my brides when we meet. Your wedding should be a reflection you and your love for each other.” – Caroline of Caroline […]


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Thursday Tips: Wedding Day Essentials

Hey friends! So today I have a little treat for you! Some of you may know my friend Megan of Glamour & Grace. Well a few weeks ago, Megan came over so we could create a fun and beautiful wedding day essentials bag! Megan is sharing a DIY of this ombre dip-dyed bag (seen in […]


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Wedding Planning Advice: Don’t Worry, Just Enjoy

“Don’t worry about what you ‘should’ be doing or ‘shouldn’t’ be doing on your wedding day. Just enjoy it, be in the moment and savor it. I can promise you that if you let yourself go, if you allow yourself to transcend self consciousness, you will be more beautiful than you think.” – Aaron Bornfleth, […]


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Tuesday Tips: I LOVE Inspiration Shoots… & You Should Too!

Hey friends! So in case you didn’t already know… I LOVE inspiration shoots. I love featuring them, I love creating them, I just LOVE them! Well, I’ve been hearing people “diss” inspiration shoots lately, and so today I feel like it’s my duty as the editor of this wedding planning and INSPIRATION blog to tell […]


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Thursday Tips: Wedding Trends VS Weddings Styles

In keeping with the wedding planning advice from earlier today about choosing your style, I thought I would chat with you all a little more about wedding styles and wedding trends, and how they are most definitely NOT the same thing. With all of the beautiful inspiration all over the web today, there are lots […]


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Wedding Planning Advice: Pick A Style!

“Pick a style and then choose vendors that will work well with it.” – Kim of Art With Nature Floral Design   Art with Nature Floral Design email: artwithnature@hotmail.com | phone: 714.457.3296 | website: http://www.artwithnaturedesign.com twitter: Follow @artwithnature | facebook: “Like” Art with Nature! location: California, LA, Orange County, San Diego | type: Floral Design | style: Modern, Vintage | price: […]


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Pro Insight: How To Have An “Unplugged” Wedding Ceremony

I have some wonderful insight from Jamie of Cape Cod Celebrations for you today! You may have heard about “unplugged ceremonies”- a ceremony in which couples ask their guests to put away their cell phones and cameras so they can be fully present at the ceremony. Well, Jamie recently did one of these, and she’s […]


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