CRAFTING + DIY ON A BUDGET | Ombre Flora Heart Box by Kindred

CRAFTING + DIY ON A BUDGET | Ombre Flora Heart Box by Kindred

Sup guys?  Alison here, hey :)  I’m crazy in love with the ombre (cannot bring myself to spell it ombré, sorry) project Kindred has for us today.  Many reasons, too many to list here.  But I’ll try:

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FRENCH RUSTIC CHIC | Macarons, Cookies & Dresses + Do You Like This New Bridal Look? By La Mariee En Colere

FRENCH RUSTIC CHIC | Macarons, Cookies & Dresses + Do You Like This New Bridal Look? By La Mariee En Colere

I am wearing a chambray shirt right now, so my arrogance chose today’s shoot. Don’t worry- it’s amazing.  It’s made of a very soft, fine denim and the fit is incredible.  Oh and the shoot is neat too. Just kidding THE SHOOT IS PHENOMENAL.

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VINTAGE PEACH 2 DRESS WEDDING | Orange You in Love? (It’ll make sense.) + Bambino, obvs. By Jana Williams

VINTAGE PEACH 2 DRESS WEDDING | Orange You in Love? (It’ll make sense.) + Bambino, obvs. By Jana Williams

Happy late in the day on Tuesday to all of you!  I can’t wait to show you this WEDDING!  But first, the usual total non sequitur.

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SAVE-THE-DATES + WEDDING PLANNING SNAFUS… | By Jessica, Real Bride Bloggista

SAVE-THE-DATES + WEDDING PLANNING SNAFUS… | By Jessica, Real Bride Bloggista

Happy Thursday, amazefaces!  Jessica our Real Bride Bloggista is bizzack, and with some pretty insane wedding drama going on.  In fact – Jess I’ve gotta tell them – her original title for this piece, was “Jessica’s wedding eats doo doo,” SOOOOOO you get the drift.  But her good news is, she’s sharing her totally killer [...]

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SOUTHERN DIY WEDDING | Sweet Southern Affair + A Handmade Wedding Gown! At Ashland Berry Farm, Virginia | By Kristin Partin Photography. Also, Bambino :)

SOUTHERN DIY WEDDING | Sweet Southern Affair + A Handmade Wedding Gown! At Ashland Berry Farm, Virginia | By Kristin Partin Photography. Also, Bambino :)

Hello and happy Monday afternoon, my loves!  Ok here’s wussup.  I’ve been going back and forth on a certain little issue in my own little world, and I can just never decide which way to go.  It’s got to do veth zee dressenhagens.

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PERSONAL POST + DIY GARLAND | The DIY stellarness part is by Bloggista Andrea of Gray Harper Event Maker. Guess who the way too personal part is by? Go ahead, guess.

PERSONAL POST + DIY GARLAND | The DIY stellarness part is by Bloggista Andrea of Gray Harper Event Maker. Guess who the way too personal part is by? Go ahead, guess.

Happy Tuesday evening, peoples!  How are you?  Having an ok week so far?  I hope so!  Within this very post, I’ve got two things for your faces: the first is one of my waaay too personal stories that not only serve to remind you of just how weird I am, but also force you to [...]

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THE *STYLED SHOOT* ARGUMENT + SUMMER WEDDING INSPIRATION … completed on a $100 budget! | Wooden signs, colorful straws, adorbs favors, pretty table numbers, simple florals, seer sucker suits & summery cake!

THE *STYLED SHOOT* ARGUMENT + SUMMER WEDDING INSPIRATION … completed on a $100 budget! | Wooden signs, colorful straws, adorbs favors, pretty table numbers, simple florals, seer sucker suits & summery cake!

↑ Get outta my dreams, get into my car.

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BECOME A KNOTTY BLOGGISTA! | + Ice creamy wedding inspiration, & a tiny little pacifying Bachelorette recap. Also, cupcake shop fights are happening. Thanks, The Sun!

BECOME A KNOTTY BLOGGISTA! | + Ice creamy wedding inspiration, & a tiny little pacifying Bachelorette recap. Also, cupcake shop fights are happening. Thanks, The Sun!

Happy late afternoon, lovers!  The bloggista announcement is a couple of paragraphs down in this post, if you wanna rush to it. First… a mini recap of ABC’s The Bachelorette, stay with me, because I know a lot of people were upset with me for following through on a promise I made to myself not to blog [...]

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CHIC TWO-DAY WEDDING + TOP 5 LOVE TIPS | Vera Wang, Kate Spade & La Boheme + The Bachelorette Lesson, “How Not to Behave When Searching for Love.”

CHIC TWO-DAY WEDDING + TOP 5 LOVE TIPS | Vera Wang, Kate Spade & La Boheme + The Bachelorette Lesson, “How Not to Behave When Searching for Love.”

Can you help me pick up those names I just dropped?  Thanks, I appreciate it. Ok, SO.  It’s late in the afternoon, do you know where your Knotty is?  ;) Alright buckle up, because HERE WE GO…

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GLITZY GLAMOROUS DRESS LOVE | If Elie Saab Makes It, Apparently I Covet It. Plus, Mr. McPuppyPants.

GLITZY GLAMOROUS DRESS LOVE | If Elie Saab Makes It, Apparently I Covet It. Plus, Mr. McPuppyPants.

Happy Monday, darlings!  How are you doing?  Have a good weekend?  I hope you did because mine was SUPER WEIRD.  Nothing a few pretty dresses can’t fix though, amirite?  I am, I am right.  I think you know it.  Because it’s AMAZING what pretty dresses can do to perk up a weird day.  Surely I’m [...]

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RUSTIC DIY MILL WEDDING | Where simplicity meets succulents meets pies meets amazeballs meets Kim Kardashian… wait what?

RUSTIC DIY MILL WEDDING | Where simplicity meets succulents meets pies meets amazeballs meets Kim Kardashian… wait what?

So, first off, let me show you what it feels like in the city right now when you’re the kind of person who resists turning on the a/c until it’s ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY because what the heck is up with these electricity bills these days AMIRITE:

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TOP DRESS PICKS, COLOR EDITION | Lessons from The Knotty Mommy on How to Look Pretty, Even When You’re Not *Feeling* Pretty {Help with Your Bridesmaids’ and Your Personal Style Choices}

TOP DRESS PICKS, COLOR EDITION | Lessons from The Knotty Mommy on How to Look Pretty, Even When You’re Not *Feeling* Pretty {Help with Your Bridesmaids’ and Your Personal Style Choices}

It’s about midday here in nyc and there’s really only one thing dominating my mind on this sunny afternoon. 

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FASHION HITS + MISSES | Grey, beige, cream dresses + a strong color heel = my current look obsession. Naked tights = not.

FASHION HITS + MISSES | Grey, beige, cream dresses + a strong color heel = my current look obsession. Naked tights = not.

Did something big happen this weekend? Ok, before we get into the meat and potatoes, aka “fashion hits,” I have a little story/question, which also happens to be the huge fashion miss of this post…  While honey and I were walking around the city on Saturday, something *special* happened.  We were waiting at the crosswalk, [...]

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SEQUINS, BEADS, POINTELLE & LACE | afternoon post nugget while I’m at Bridal Market | Cream, beige, ivory and white frocks for you… or your bridemaids! Plus, a pupdate.

SEQUINS, BEADS, POINTELLE & LACE | afternoon post nugget while I’m at Bridal Market | Cream, beige, ivory and white frocks for you… or your bridemaids! Plus, a pupdate.

HAPPY MONDAY, LOVELIES!  I’m spending much of today getting my Bridal Market on, but you didn’t think I was gonna go without posting on this finest of fine Mondays, did you?  Because that would be ridic.

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VINTAGE WEDDING INSPIRATION ON A BUDGET | Once Upon a Wedding Shoot + Tips by Candice Benjamin

VINTAGE WEDDING INSPIRATION ON A BUDGET | Once Upon a Wedding Shoot + Tips by Candice Benjamin

I’ve been so excited to share this shoot with you guys.  You don’t even know.  When Candice submitted it, I sort of leapt (a word?) out of my chair and spasmed a bit in a fit of glee (contrary to what you may be thinking, it wasn’t pretty).

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WEDDING DECOR WIN | 1st Recap of Brunch with HWTM at Gramercy Park Hotel + Overachiever Wedding Styling

WEDDING DECOR WIN | 1st Recap of Brunch with HWTM at Gramercy Park Hotel + Overachiever Wedding Styling

Hello and welcome to your Thursday afternoon post. :) Thanks for your patience, mes amours… got lots of uncluttering done this morning in the “studio;” felt motivated so I took the opportunity.  Very glad I did.  Plus, I gotta say, it feels like my brain has so much extra empty space in it all of [...]

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RUFFLES, SPARKLE, LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS | Lessons from The Bachelor | On the importance of finding your ‘best fit’ … both in love, and in your wedding dress.

RUFFLES, SPARKLE, LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS | Lessons from The Bachelor | On the importance of finding your ‘best fit’ … both in love, and in your wedding dress.

↑ Barf. Happy Tuesday, honeys!  Ok, let’s get to it.  This is so not what I wanted to start off with today, but life throws you curveballs…

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OSCAR FASHION PICKS | dresses by color | 2011 was brimming with bridal inspiration, if you like color. Also, finally, I understand why men love Scarlett Johansson.

OSCAR FASHION PICKS | dresses by color | 2011 was brimming with bridal inspiration, if you like color. Also, finally, I understand why men love Scarlett Johansson.

So!  It’s Monday, peoples.  And, I mean, I don’t know if you know this, but something called the Oscars happened last night. First off; thanks for sitting tight and repeatedly clicking “refresh” on your browser while we spent all morning gathering up the pretty… and pretty bad…  for today’s much anticipated (if we do say [...]

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FASHION IMPOSSIBLE | FOUND IT! | A David’s Bridal gown I’d wear + bridesmaid pairings in grey/neutral tones

FASHION IMPOSSIBLE | FOUND IT! | A David’s Bridal gown I’d wear + bridesmaid pairings in grey/neutral tones

So, our little Pixel & Hank giveaway got off with a bang yesterday, and we seriously can’t wait to see who wins next week!  I love giveaways that give you your pick of whatever you want in a store.  Seriously, aren’t they just the best?  We all have specific taste, and what works for one [...]

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DIY SUCCULENT VALENTINE | Mason jars, bunting, mini flags, burlap, kraft paper and jute twine amount to a not so typical Valentine’s Day | By Lauren Elise Crafted

DIY SUCCULENT VALENTINE | Mason jars, bunting, mini flags, burlap, kraft paper and jute twine amount to a not so typical Valentine’s Day | By Lauren Elise Crafted

Hi TKB readers! 

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RUSTIC DIY SAVE THE DATES | Woodland Wedding Inspiration Using Birch Wood Slices & Twine by Lauren Elise Crafted

RUSTIC DIY SAVE THE DATES | Woodland Wedding Inspiration Using Birch Wood Slices & Twine by Lauren Elise Crafted

First, here’s a little note from Alison: Happy Friday, friendlies!  I’ll be out at an industry brunch this mafternoon (see what I did there?  I combined morning and afternoon to make… ohh forget it), but I’ll be back here to play with you guys again in a few shakes.  Of course, all of that really [...]

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WEDDING SHOE + SUCCULENT LOVE | A little Kate Spade goes a long way, baby.

WEDDING SHOE + SUCCULENT LOVE | A little Kate Spade goes a long way, baby.

I’ve recently jumped headfirst back into a Fiona Apple kick (past two days) and it’s kind of awesome.  I used to listen to her ALL THE TIME (ohhh boy if cars had recording devices…), and there’s nothing better than taking a little break and returning to an artist over whom you once obsessed. 

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