Addressing Invitations: Calligraphy How-Tos and Help from the Pros


 This post is sponsored by the good folks at Shutterfly, but all thoughts, opinions and ideas are mine. But if I didn’t love this company, I wouldn’t write about them!   No doubt that a beautifully addressed invitation is eye catching. They peek out of the stack of otherwise uninteresting mail and grab you and […]

Popping the Question: A DIY “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” Box

DIY Will you be my bridesmaid? box tutorial

I was asked to participate in the #BRIDEnBEYOND program, sponsored by Jared® The Galleria Of Jewelry. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. One of the most exciting things about getting married (besides a new sparkly ring) is getting to spend a pretty wonderful day with those you love most. Because Its […]

Wedding Bells and Giftcard Giveaways

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My 15th wedding anniversary was this week. Hitting big milestones like that makes you stop and think a bit! It’s truly been a wonderful/event-filled 15 years with my guy, and standing looking around at what we have/do now and what we had/did then is a bit of a contrast. I was 22 when I got […]

Champagne Bar Engagement Party

Champagne Bar Engagement Party #wedding

This post is part of a campaign with Shutterfly and LooksiSquare.  All opinions are entirely my own. It’s always wonderful to hear about two people meeting, falling in love and making the big leap to marriage. My friend Jackie has been dating a wonderful man for awhile now. They are both huge football fans (of […]

DIY Plate Chargers for Simple Elegance

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I’m going to make a small admission here.  I didn’t properly prepare for the Operation Shower event I volunteered to create a design for. It was a few busy weeks of travel and back-to-back shoots in November. Which meant a last minute scramble and very simple, but elegant effort (at 2am after a long flight.) Individual […]