Wedding Wednesday: adding music to your big day

Let’s cut to the chase: we’ve all been to weddings that were terrible if only because the entire night was spent chained to your seat by the terrible music choices of whatever vendor was setting the tone for the evening. I don’t know about you, but I plan to do…

Wedding Wednesday: Bride’s To Do List

Did you know #WeddingWednesday is a thing on the Internet? Because it is. To satisfy both the irritated masses and those who can’t seem to get enough wedding-related excitement, I’m planning to share about our big day on…wait for it…Wedding Wednesdays. This week, I’m sharing a few of my to-dos.…

Lusting: Sugar Paper x J. Crew’s decidedly bridal stationery …

Everything’s coming up wedding. My big day may be more than a year away (531 days, if you’re counting) but that’s not stopping me from hoarding everything bridal extensively. From the secret stash of Le Creuset in my basement to the stacks of bridal magazines taking over my home office,…

It’s a good time to be a bride-to-be in …

I have a feeling 2015 will be The Year of Weddings for me. Not only is our date set for June 6, 2015, but it seems like every week another lady I know is getting a shiny new bauble of her own. In the last week alone I’ve welcomed my…

5-minute DIY: holiday ornament keepsake

For magpie-types like myself, the holidays can be a dangerous time to set foot into any store. All that glitters is proudly on display and it’s all I can do to keep my blinders on and wallet relatively full. I wasn’t so lucky this weekend when dropping into Starbucks to…

DIY: gilded serving plates

My recent nesting urges have driven me to Teatro Verde, Restoration Hardware and HomeSense more times than I can count recently. We’ve been house hunting in earnest and my house-making feelings have been at an all-time high. I’ll admit, my frequent  business-only sourcing trips for a recent blogger program I…

Wedding Diary: Is this the dress?

It’s a really magical feeling when your mildly desperado-seeming Pinterest boards can be pinned to without an ounce of guilt. I imagine it’s the opposite of the feeling one of my best friends felt when she practically cleaned out our local Chapters Indigo’s wedding magazine section a few days after…