REAL WEDDING | Erin + Greg | A twinkling, shabby chic Alabama wedding with chandelier mason jars and meaningful floral choices, by Simply Bloom Photography

REAL WEDDING | Erin + Greg | A twinkling, shabby chic Alabama wedding with chandelier mason jars and meaningful floral choices, by Simply Bloom Photography

SO! We’ve got a super gorgeous Valentine’s Day free printable AND giveaway coming up (!!!), but we thought we should kick off the week with a ridiculously pretty wedding… mainly because this is a wedding blog, not a Valentine’s Day blog.  And it’s easy for we bloggers to lose sight of that during the holidays.  [...]

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REAL WEDDING {Part 2} | Jennifer + André | Elegant Sparkle… not to mention amazing Valentine’s Day wedding inspiration… Plus, the winner of our LuLu*s giveaway!

REAL WEDDING {Part 2} | Jennifer + André | Elegant Sparkle… not to mention amazing Valentine’s Day wedding inspiration… Plus, the winner of our LuLu*s giveaway!

I’m so excited to share the second half of this AMAZEBALLS wedding, but first… The winner of the $100 shopping spree at LuLu*s is…

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REAL WEDDING {Part 1} | Jennifer + André | Modern, Elegant, “Bling Chic” Nuptials in Half Moon Bay, California

REAL WEDDING {Part 1} | Jennifer + André | Modern, Elegant, “Bling Chic” Nuptials in Half Moon Bay, California

Today’s wedding, submitted by Travis and Candice of Serendipity Studios, gets my heart beating out of my chest.  It’s almost the exact same feeling I used to get

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REAL WEDDING | Kent + Mallorie | French Country-Themed Backyard Farm Wedding + Tomorrow’s Giveaway!

REAL WEDDING | Kent + Mallorie | French Country-Themed Backyard Farm Wedding + Tomorrow’s Giveaway!

Let’s start off with just a taste of why I LOVE this wedding, excerpted from the bride’s write-up: My husband and I were introduced by my brother over e-mail. They are both military officers and were serving a yearlong deployment in Afghanistan. My future husband, Kent, and I e-mailed frequently for the duration of his deployment. When we [...]

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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY | Editor’s notes on black and white photography. Also, I watched Bridalplasty again.

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY | Editor’s notes on black and white photography. Also, I watched Bridalplasty again.

I watched Bridalplasty last night. Sigh. There are many things about that show that evidence the demise of humankind, such as

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REAL WEDDING | Sarah + Jason | New Hampshire Mountain Farm Wedding, Part III | Homemade pies on tree slices are my new favorite thing.

REAL WEDDING | Sarah + Jason | New Hampshire Mountain Farm Wedding, Part III | Homemade pies on tree slices are my new favorite thing.

Ok, whoa. I knew yesterday’s giveaway finalists post would get a big response, but OH MY CRAP.  We’re glad you guys are so excited, though, so go that!  Can’t wait to see who wins! First order of business. The boy got a haircut a couple days ago.  Attraction to his facial region is presently supercharged.  [...]

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REAL WEDDING | Sarah + Jason | New Hampshire Mountain Farm Wedding, Part II | Ode to the bicycle.

REAL WEDDING | Sarah + Jason | New Hampshire Mountain Farm Wedding, Part II | Ode to the bicycle.

First and foremost, before we get into the scrumptious wedding goodness of Part II (of this 3 part wedding!), I have something to tell you. We’re announcing the FOUR FINALISTS OF

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REAL WEDDING | Sarah + Jason | New Hampshire Mountain Farm Wedding, Part I

REAL WEDDING | Sarah + Jason | New Hampshire Mountain Farm Wedding, Part I

OMG.  This wedding.  I can’t… I, I just… I don’t know how… I… how do I… Today’s real outdoor wedding takes place on a farm in what is clearly one of the most romantic and naturally gorgeous settings imaginable.  The bride’s chosen color palette of creams, blushes and champagnes lend to the event’s elegant, soft [...]

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REAL WEDDING | Kami + Dan in Napa, CA | This is how you throw a vineyard wedding.

REAL WEDDING | Kami + Dan in Napa, CA | This is how you throw a vineyard wedding.

Tell me, have you ever dreamed of getting married in Napa?  Better yet, are you planning to?  Well, today’s wedding will seal the deal on that little dream-nugget you’ve got floating around in that crazy planning brain of yours.

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VENDOR LOVE™ TINY SNEAK PEEK | In a world where tushie-less pantyhose exist, integrity and a commitment to quality are paramount…

VENDOR LOVE™ TINY SNEAK PEEK | In a world where tushie-less pantyhose exist, integrity and a commitment to quality are paramount…

↑ More on that in a moment…

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REAL WEDDING, INTERNATIONAL | Tânia + Ricardo’s soft, detail-rich nuptials in Santa Comba Dão, Portugal | by Brancoprata

REAL WEDDING, INTERNATIONAL | Tânia + Ricardo’s soft, detail-rich nuptials in Santa Comba Dão, Portugal | by Brancoprata

I was thinking about speaking on the topic of E!’s Bridal Plasty today but, somehow, discussing soul crushing, emotionally vacant, body manipulation competitions is not the direction in which I want to take today’s post.  Maybe tomorrow.  Plus, I haven’t sat through the wretchedness as of yet.  It’s sitting in my DVR, waiting to torture [...]

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It’s official… the brand new The Knotty Bride is here… OMGCANYOUBELIEVEIT??!!! Addendum: the giveaways are coming… the giveaways are coming!

It’s official… the brand new The Knotty Bride is here… OMGCANYOUBELIEVEIT??!!! Addendum: the giveaways are coming… the giveaways are coming!

“All right, Mr. DeMille… I’m ready for my close-up.” ↑ Yeah that’s me, baby-style. Take a look around.  Stay awhile.  There’s lots going on here.  It’s sort of assaulting your faces, but in a good way… right?  I hope so. Guys, the design is essentially complete.  And we’re pretty freakin’ excited about it.  Here’s what [...]

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REAL WEDDING | Mary Elizabeth + Christopher | Chanel inspired DIY paper flower arches are my favorite kinds of arches…

REAL WEDDING | Mary Elizabeth + Christopher | Chanel inspired DIY paper flower arches are my favorite kinds of arches…

When we think of mothers in law, what typically comes to mind?  Eh?  EH?  Be honest.  Ok, maybe you have a great one – if you’re one of those lucky ones, CHERISH HER. 

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REAL WEDDING | Melissa + Eddie | A gorgeous, fun-filled Southern California barn wedding with absolutely NO COLOR SCHEME!

REAL WEDDING | Melissa + Eddie | A gorgeous, fun-filled Southern California barn wedding with absolutely NO COLOR SCHEME!

Ok, here’s how this post is going to begin: yesterday, my Dad called me up to ask me a question, for he was writing an email to a friend and he needed to know something pronto:

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BEST WEDDING VIDEO EVER | In-laws, take note.

BEST WEDDING VIDEO EVER | In-laws, take note.

So, I hinted about this a short while ago on the ol’ acebook-Fay (yeah, I just Pig Latined that ish).  A friend brought this excellence to my attention, and I thank her.  Because it is EPICNESS.  I fully expect this to go viral.  I’m calling it, right now.

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DIY LOVE | THIS WEEK’S UNIQUE DETAILS WEDDING | Plus, when it comes to defending your honor, does your man choose fight or flight?

DIY LOVE | THIS WEEK’S UNIQUE DETAILS WEDDING | Plus, when it comes to defending your honor, does your man choose fight or flight?

This darling wedding, shot by the very talented husband and wife team of Brooke Courtney Photography, completely captured my heart, and for a very specific reason.  You see, sweetie and I

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CLASSIC SOUTHERN WEDDING | Cuppie-cake love and underwear shopping…

CLASSIC SOUTHERN WEDDING | Cuppie-cake love and underwear shopping…

Happy Monday, y’all!  Did you guys enjoy your weekends?  It felt like this one went by at warp speed for me, but there were a couple of serious highlights: I bought a brand new pair of amazing ruffled

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DIY WEDDING LOVE | a heart theme and a CMYK scheme | This wedding rules my face.

DIY WEDDING LOVE | a heart theme and a CMYK scheme | This wedding rules my face.

Lauren and JP’s wedding is amazeballs. And I do not just throw around that word. 

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YOU ASKED FOR IT… The wedding sneak peek!

YOU ASKED FOR IT… The wedding sneak peek!

Gia Canali sent me the most amazing wedding ever… and guess what?  

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CHIC BARN WEDDING ON A BUDGET | Peter + Stephanie | Photos: Amy Kolcz

CHIC BARN WEDDING ON A BUDGET | Peter + Stephanie | Photos: Amy Kolcz

Today’s wedding comes to us from Amy Kolcz Photography, and it’s kinda like the most perfect thing ever… First, it takes place in and around a barn.  Second, the couple made all this loveliness happen on a small budget and with a little help from their friends.  Third, it’s got these darling little touches of [...]

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GUEST BLOGGER | Ashley of Hi-Fi Weddings | Her Wedding Day Revealed!

GUEST BLOGGER | Ashley of Hi-Fi Weddings | Her Wedding Day Revealed!

Hello Knotties!  My name is Ashley and I created a site called Hi-Fi Weddings, which is all about your music at your wedding.  Perhaps you’ve heard of it, but if not then I’m even more ecstatic that Alison has asked me to share my own wedding with you all today!  I’m a music lover.  And [...]

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FOR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS | SimplyBloom Associate Photographer Search!

FOR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS | SimplyBloom Associate Photographer Search!

Uhh, have you heard about this, my darling photographer friends (and photogs I don’t know but who are potentially equally as awesome)?  Well, if you think you’re the bee’s knees and you have camera – will travel, then CHECK. THIS. OUT: *SimplyBloom Associate Photographer Search* Here’s the lowdown from Christine and Vania, the dynamic duo [...]

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