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15 Flower Crowns Perfect For Your Summer Wedding

What is it about a flower crown that makes everything seem so blissful and carefree? Not only are they fresh, bright and flattering, but they are the perfect boho chic summer wedding accessory. You can wear them with your hair up or down, curly or straight, and they’re beautiful on...

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Bachelorette Party Idea: Boudoir Photo Shoot

Not interested in the stereotypical night out on the town drinking tequila shots and club hopping for your bachelorette party, but still want to do something risqué for your last fling before the ring? We love the idea of getting your closest girlfriends together for a boudoir photography shoot! It’s...

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10 Perfect Songs For Your Father-Daughter Dance

Fathers and daughters have a special relationship, building memories all throughout childhood and adolescence. Now the time’s finally come to be given away by the person sworn to protect you, into the arms of the start of a new life. The father-daughter dance at a wedding symbolizes this lifelong milestone,...

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Must-Have Conversations Before Saying “I Do”

Getting married is a big deal. You are committing yourself to your partner for the rest of your lives, for better or worse, for richer or poorer and in sickness and in health. When you first accepted his marriage proposal, you were so excited and so sure that this was...

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Proper Wedding Guest Attire For You This Wedding Season

Wedding season is in full swing, and every wedding has a different dress code. The invitations you’ve received may or may not indicate a specific type of dress code, and we know it can get confusing to keep them all straight. If the bride and groom indicated a certain dress...

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20 Lovely Quotes To Include In Your Wedding Toast

It’s totally normal for the bride and groom to be nervous and emotional on their wedding day. But if you’ve been tasked with giving the toast, you are probably just as nervous! Speaking in front of a huge group of people is incredibly nerve-wracking, so instead of trying to write...

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The Best Wedding After-Party Ideas

Your wedding is essentially a giant party, celebrating the union of two people who are madly in love and surrounded by those who love them as well. So when the reception ends, it’s understandable that you want to keep the party going! Throwing an after-party for guests is entirely optional;...

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How To Avoid The Biggest Wedding Day Regrets

Coulda, woulda, shoulda… something that we’re all guilty of every once in awhile is regretting something we did or didn’t do. It’s easy to reflect on things in hindsight and realize that you made the wrong decision, but the fact of the matter is that sometimes we make bad decisions!...

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Things You Should Never Say To A Bride Before Her Wedding

The term “bridezilla” is so ubiquitous in the wedding world that there’s even an entire TV show dedicated to them. Most brides enter the wedding planning process thinking that they’ll never be as crazy as those women on TV, but the fact of the matter is that planning a wedding...

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Reliving Our Day, Over and Over by Lori Mercaod

Sometimes I can’t help but sit back and be in awe of just how quickly our special day flew by. Between the photos and food, dancing and mingling, caking cutting, toasts, laughter and tears, to say that the day went by in a blur is most definitely an understatement! That’s...

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8 Crucial Things To Do After Your Wedding

Your wedding has come and gone, and you are happily enjoying life as a married couple. But wait, there’s still a few post-wedding tasks that need to be done before you can officially settle into married life. Make sure you add these 8 items to your to do list so...

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What To Bring To Your Wedding Dress Fitting

So you’ve received your wedding dress and scheduled your first fitting – you’re quickly approaching the finish line! This is an exciting and hectic time for you, so it’s important to stay on top of things and make the most of your final appointments. Your wedding dress fittings are extremely...

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Your Wedding Vendor Tip Guide

Tipping is a custom that’s so ingrained in our culture that we know to expect a final sale price of 15% to 20% higher than the original list price. However, when it comes to wedding vendors, not all tips and gratuities are created equal! Some vendors will automatically add a...

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Why I Love My BrideBox Wedding Album by Nia McLean

There is one post-wedding realization that I think most brides can agree on: the wedding itself goes by soooooooooooooo fast. It’s crazy to believe that what has taken months to plan seems to be over in milliseconds.  That’s why it is so important to have get pictures taken and have...

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How To Plan The Best Bridal Shower Ever

Of all the post-engagement, pre-wedding activities, the bridal shower is one of the best. Sure, the bachelorette party is fun, but during the bridal shower, you are surrounded by the women closest to you, celebrating your upcoming nuptials and receiving practical gifts and advice. It’s a relaxing time to bond...

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8 Last-Minute Questions To Ask Your Wedding Vendors

In the final days leading up to your “I dos,” it’s easy to get swept up in the flurry of excitement that is your wedding day. However, you still want to stay on top of all the logistics and important tasks so that your months of planning all goes according...

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My Beautiful BrideBox Wedding Album by Carina Mead

The process of creating our wedding album was a breeze. We chose the Marina album and couldn’t be happier with the design process and outcome. BrideBox uses their own software to make the design process as easy as possible. After going through hundreds upon hundreds of photos trying to figure...

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What To Expect From A Boudoir Photography Shoot

Boudoir photography is becoming more and more popular, with photo shoots and boudoir albums making excellent wedding day gifts for your future husband. If you’re interested in surprising your partner with a sexy yet tasteful gift, then a boudoir photo shoot might be for you. Boudoir photographers are masters of...

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Best Websites for Wedding Guests to RSVP

Planning your wedding can be a stressful situation. You have to find the venue, pick the food, flowers, and other details. It’s supposed to be one of the happiest days in a couple’s life; unfortunately, it’s usually filled with stress. One way you can lift a little of that stress...