Part 2: V-DAY BOUDOIR {Saturday Afternoon Edition} | How-To Secrets: Victoria’s Secret Hair, Smoky Eyes & Taking a *hot shot* for your honey this Valentine’s Day

Part 2: V-DAY BOUDOIR {Saturday Afternoon Edition} | How-To Secrets: Victoria’s Secret Hair, Smoky Eyes & Taking a *hot shot* for your honey this Valentine’s Day

SO! It’s Saturday afternoon, and it’s time to get to it, as promised.  :)  …

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{#1} WEDDING FONT FAVORITES | Edition 01 | I’m quite font of the following font(s)…

{#1} WEDDING FONT FAVORITES | Edition 01 | I’m quite font of the following font(s)…

Had an extensive conversation on Twitter last night (yeah I’m cool) about font families.  The conversation attracted so many that I’ve decided to start a regular column on favorite fonts… might be “of the week” or “of the month,” but will most likely be “when the mood hits me.”

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BOUDOIR | Not all shoots are created equal. Here are the 2 most important things you’ll need to rock your shoot.

BOUDOIR | Not all shoots are created equal. Here are the 2 most important things you’ll need to rock your shoot.

SO! Boudoir is a hot topic, obvs.  We receive lots of questions from you guys about it, so now’s as good a time as any to devote a post to the topic and, hopefully, help you guys become a bit more comfortable with the concept.

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LOVE ADVICE + FASHION | When your relationship takes a back seat to wedding planning + my bridal look obsession.

LOVE ADVICE + FASHION | When your relationship takes a back seat to wedding planning + my bridal look obsession.

Happy New Year, friendlies!  Welcome to a brand new year, with a gazillion brand new bits of wedding inspiration, giveaways, fashion, advice, news and just general pretty pretty prettiness on The Knotty Bride!  I’m so excited about 2011; we’ve got so much in store for all of you, and it’s blowing my mind to smithereens.  [...]

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ACCESSORY LOVE + HAIR TIPS | Inspired by nature, dipped in gold, bronze, or silver, and made with love.

ACCESSORY LOVE + HAIR TIPS | Inspired by nature, dipped in gold, bronze, or silver, and made with love.

Everything you’re about to see in this post is amazeballs.  Fair warning. I got so excited when I found everything I’ve compiled here

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SPARKLE AND SHINE | gift ideas for your bridesmaids | If you can stand to part with them, yourself…

SPARKLE AND SHINE | gift ideas for your bridesmaids | If you can stand to part with them, yourself…

We’re fast approaching the holiday season, which means I’ve been thinking a lot about gifts lately.  And as we slowly say goodbye to the pretty fall leaves and prepare for the rather bare landscape ahead of us (save for the lucky ones in the south), there’s really only one thing on my mind… And that’s [...]

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YOUR WEDDING DECOR | making ‘fun’ a priority | If you read only one post on this blog, I want this to be it.

YOUR WEDDING DECOR | making ‘fun’ a priority | If you read only one post on this blog, I want this to be it.

Ok, so yesterday I was speaking with an avid wedding blog reader who said something very interesting that really hadn’t occurred to me in any kind of meaningful way.  I wanted to share it with you:

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THE ART OF THE WEDDING SHOE SHOT | What you need to do to capture yours perfectly.

THE ART OF THE WEDDING SHOE SHOT | What you need to do to capture yours perfectly.

Ladies love shoe photography.  There are no ifs, ands or buts about that.  Gotta get the shoes, on their own, on the feet, and everybody else’s shoes, and shots sitting in chairs, shots from the shins down, shots with the dress ever-so-slightly lifted up to reveal the shoe… all of it.  Because the shoe is [...]

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UNIQUE WEDDING IDEAS | make it meaningful | This bride had her bridesmaids pick their own flowers… from a field grown just for them.

UNIQUE WEDDING IDEAS | make it meaningful | This bride had her bridesmaids pick their own flowers… from a field grown just for them.

Like I said recently on zee Twittaire, the brand new site is freaking close as heck.  The launch truly is fast approaching, and my excitement organ is going to burst soon (my excitement organ is next to my appendix, so a life-threatening, ricochet double explosion is possible). 

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STAY ORGANIZED | The best way to keep track of your RSVP cards… for your eyes only.

STAY ORGANIZED | The best way to keep track of your RSVP cards… for your eyes only.

If you’re about to release your RSVP cards into the wild, drop what you’re doing!  Before you make another move, think about this: what are you going to do if you get a few unidentifiable replies?  Well, here’s a quick and easy solution that’ll put your mind at ease. You’ve undoubtedly put a lot of [...]

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♡ WEDDING PARTY! ♡ First Installment… Inspiration + Fashion + Wedding Pro Tips from This Weekend’s Wedding Library Event in NYC

♡ WEDDING PARTY! ♡ First Installment… Inspiration + Fashion + Wedding Pro Tips from This Weekend’s Wedding Library Event in NYC

As most of you already know, this past Saturday I attended one of the most FABULOUS wedding events around.  It was, of course, the “Wedding Party,” and it was bananas.  I’ll be presenting new photos and inspiration from the event every single day this week.  Let’s begin, shall we? Commencing with our star players: the [...]

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TOP FIVE TIPS FOR GREAT WEDDING HAIR | What You Must Know to Look Your Best on Your Big Day… No, SERIOUSLY.

TOP FIVE TIPS FOR GREAT WEDDING HAIR | What You Must Know to Look Your Best on Your Big Day… No, SERIOUSLY.

All the time, as I walk the streets of New York, Westchester and the Island of Long, I see girls who look absolutely stunning in their everyday lives.  Many sport low ponies, others rock side-swept bangs.  They look great; their chosen styles suit them.  And, as a people watcher, I love good style.  It’s a [...]

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DIY WEDDING IDEAS | inspiration… from scratch | Escort Table Numbers Good Enough to Eat!

DIY WEDDING IDEAS | inspiration… from scratch | Escort Table Numbers Good Enough to Eat!

So, I was thinking… and it led to an idea (hoorah!).  How about edible escort card numbers? I saw these terrific 0-9 number cookie cutters at my new favorite shop Cox & Cox (I swear, they’re not a sponsor…), and thought – how wonderful would it be to put these baked numbers inside of favor [...]

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WEDDING THEME IDEAS | in the spirit of the superbowl (stay with me)…

WEDDING THEME IDEAS | in the spirit of the superbowl (stay with me)…

In honor of the Superbowl (currently playing on our flat screen as I begin writing, which should reveal my level of interest), I thought I’d throw a few ideas on a theme your way… (That was the tamest image I could find by googling the words “football” and “woman.”  Don’t even try it with “girl.”  [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS ♡ Part 2 | Still Staring | a tush God took a few more minutes to sculpt + other eye candy you secretly want to own and/or touch…

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS ♡ Part 2 | Still Staring | a tush God took a few more minutes to sculpt + other eye candy you secretly want to own and/or touch…

I thought I liked my butt until I saw yours, Miss.  I hope you don’t mind me staring a bit.  I don’t think you do, since you’ve made it the photographic focal point.  So I’m going to keep my eyes fixed, as well as send a little shout out to Chris Nicholls for gifting the [...]

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WEDDING DETAILS LOVE | baker’s twine | One Day, They’ll Accept Our Love…

WEDDING DETAILS LOVE | baker’s twine | One Day, They’ll Accept Our Love…

Okay, you all know how much I love the little details that go into creating the ins and outs of your wedding decor. And it’s no secret that I love me some craftaliscious gift packaging. Well, one big component of those obsessions is twine.  And for a long time, it didn’t matter what kind.  You [...]

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DIY ~ WEDDING CALLIGRAPHY | tools you’ll need to do it yourself | Addressing Your Wedding Invitation & Save the Date Envelopes!

DIY ~ WEDDING CALLIGRAPHY | tools you’ll need to do it yourself | Addressing Your Wedding Invitation & Save the Date Envelopes!

*** Scroll to the bottom of this post to turn on the musical stylings of my favorite new artist, Warpold Wine.  Mmm mmm goodness. *** So, one big decision I’ve made in the process of planning my wedding is that I’m personally going to address the envelopes that will hold my save-the-dates, and then, based [...]

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HOLIDAY BAKED TREATS LOVE | Festive Cupcakes That Go Way Beyond Icing and Sprinkles…

HOLIDAY BAKED TREATS LOVE | Festive Cupcakes That Go Way Beyond Icing and Sprinkles…

Want to make a serious impact this holiday season, but feel your typical treats just aren’t cutting it this year?  Or maybe you kinda sorta forgot to buy gifts for your family and friends, and it’s December 22 already.  Whoa, came outta nowhere, right?! Okay, no worries, everything’s fine.  Bakerella has some major league ideas [...]

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BY THE WAY | I Need This…

BY THE WAY | I Need This…

Found this over at SeeSaw Designs.  Please, someone in my life buy this for me. . Oh, and I want this chair, too.  Sometimes, my back hurts.  Thaaaaanks. Get this stuff at Bluelounge

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HOLIDAY LOVE | Wrap Your Gifts in Pretty, Decorative Packaging… It Makes ALL The Difference

HOLIDAY LOVE | Wrap Your Gifts in Pretty, Decorative Packaging… It Makes ALL The Difference

{source} Yesterday, I received a package.  I was promised it would arrive several days ago, but, as you can easily infer, it didn’t.  I’m not so much a stickler for timeliness as I am someone who appreciates keeping your word if you’ve promised something.  So, it shouldn’t surprise any of you that I wasn’t too [...]

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After the Ceremony: What You Should Know About What Your Guests Are Throwing at Your Face

After the Ceremony: What You Should Know About What Your Guests Are Throwing at Your Face

  {via wickedlyfab} I’m sure you’ve seen some form of it… I think by now we all have.  Maybe it happened at your friend’s wedding, or you might have seen photos of it happening online somewhere. Pictures of some form of this are among the most unforgettable images we see across the wide spectrum of [...]

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Double-Duty Table Decor That’ll Charm Your Guests on Thanksgiving… and Then Once More, on Your Wedding Day.

Double-Duty Table Decor That’ll Charm Your Guests on Thanksgiving… and Then Once More, on Your Wedding Day.

Recently, I’ve been interested in finding great ways to personalize a Thanksgiving table.  (I know, shocking!)  While searching out my favorite styles and settings, I found quite a few looks that, at least to me, seemed quite capable of serving double-duty; perfect for the holiday table, and utterly ideal for the bride who wants a [...]

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