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Making Wedding Trends Your Own

It always kind of amazes me how I can just jump on Pinterest, and find about ten thousand things I want to write about for ELD. I remember signing up for Pinterest over two years ago, and now it’s an almost obligatory wedding planning tool. It’s fun, that’s for sure, but it can also be […]

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How To Have A Personal Wedding

[Editor's note: I think we've all established that the best, most unique weddings are the ones that are *personal* to a couple. Well I have a confession to make- I found it really difficult to personalize my own wedding (mind you, I was planning my wedding before I knew anything about weddings). I'm excited that […]

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Why You Don’t Want A “Pinterest Wedding”

Remember when no one knew what Pinterest was? And when there was no such thing as a “Pinterest Wedding”?  I’ve noticed myself and others saying these things a lot lately, because when it comes to weddings, Pinterest can be both a blessing and curse. I first happened upon this “new thing called Pinterest” back in […]

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Thursday Tips: End The Comparison!

Happy Thursday everyone!  I just got back from a fabulous business workshop that I spoke at, and my mind is buzzing with all kinds of inspiration, ideas, and excitement. Today’s post is something a little more inspirational and insightful as opposed to the usual tips I share, but I hope you will be able to […]

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Thursday Tips: How To Design Your Wedding

When I was planning my wedding, one of the big things that I had no clue about was how to design my wedding. Sure, I had tons of inspiration, but didn’t really have a way to fine tune and focus it. These were the days before Pinterest (OMG how were weddings planned without Pinterest?!), so […]

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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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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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Get The Look: Vintage & Southern Wedding Inspiration

If you haven’t seen today’s inspiration shoot yet, head on over to check it out! It’s southern, vintage, and absolutely gorgeous! Moxie Studios was kind enough to share some insight with us on what it would take to “Get The Look” for the vintage and southern tablescape that you see below. And please remember- this […]

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Get The Look: Rustic & Romantic Wedding Inspiration

Hey there again friends! You may recall an extra little feature that I started a few weeks ago to go along with Inspiration Shoots, Get The Look! Get The Look is intended to educate you- brides- on what kind of costs are associated with what it is you are being inspired by. It’s purely about […]

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Get The Look: Rustic Snow White Wedding Inspiration

Hey there everyone! I’m SO excited to start a new feature today that will go along with the inspiration shoots that I love sharing so much! My theory on photo shoots is that they should always provide INSPIRATION for brides… which is why you see me call shoots “inspiration” shoots, not “styled” shoots. Along with […]

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