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Top 10 Engagement Ring Facts and Trends

Simply Bridal have outdone themselves with another fun infographic. They’re sharing their chart outlining the top 10 engagement ring facts and trends. It may come as no surprise that grooms take their time to make sure the ring is just right (3 months is nothing compared to a lifetime of happiness!), that brides aren’t shy when it comes to shopping for themselves, and that most guys still get down on bended knee (though that shouldn’t be a requirement.) Read on for the rest!  Can we talk about the number one trend I notice among first time ring buyers? It’s not halos. It’s not Read More →

5 Creative Wedding Table Number Ideas

Why should you use numbered tables at your wedding reception? Numbered or named tables at larger wedding receptions of 300 or more guests are absolutely necessity to prevent chaos. Set up a table at the reception’s entrance with a place card for each guest. Have them arranged alphabetically and include the table name or number. Names or numbers for smaller receptions may not be as necessary. However, they can be a nice touch for any size wedding reception. Additionally, having a seating plan can put you more in control of how the party atmosphere will progress. Consider ages, interests and Read More →

Why You Shouldn’t Do a First Look

If you had a first look (like I did!) please don’t take offense to this post. Just my $.02 Please enjoy, and remember: this is an opinion piece of a nobody blogger and not the advice of a medical professional.  I can’t believe I just typed that headline. It feels like some place somewhere has frozen over, but really, it’s the truth. I’m here to tell you you shouldn’t do a first look on your wedding day. Now, before we begin, a few disclaimers: If you had a first look, and loved it, please do not take offense. I had a first Read More →

4 Cute Ways To Announce Your Engagement

“WE’RE ENGAGED!!!” It’s the text/snapchat/Facebook post everyone hopes to receive from their long-term relationship-bound bestie. But what if you’re the bestie? What if it’s your sparkly new ring on that very important finger? Chances are you’ve had a secret Pinterest board for quite some time now (no shade, just jealousy. I had to preemptively-pin in public like some sort of animal.) Chances are you have a pretty definitive seasonally-dependent line up of possible color schemes. Chances are you know damn well which flowers are verboten from all arrangements. What I’m saying is, you’ve already started to put some thought into your Read More →

Favorite Floral Guides

It’s no secret I’ve got a botanical obsession. Playing with wedding flowers is one of my favorite leisure activities. I mean, I don’t crash weddings to fondle the freesia or disassemble centerpieces at my friends’ receptions. I imagine playing with them. Different textures, color palettes, height, shapes and vessels all combine to make each wedding floral arrangement a unique creation all its own. Don’t even get me started on the various categories of bouquets. Well, I guess I already started, because these fabulous wedding floral guides do include a break down of different bouquet styles. But promise, I’ll keep it brief. Read More →

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