OH, THE ROYAL WEDDING IS TOMORROW? You don’t say. Hadn’t really heard anything about it in the news lately.

OH, THE ROYAL WEDDING IS TOMORROW? You don’t say. Hadn’t really heard anything about it in the news lately.

You guys, he’s ready to stay up… are YOU? SO!  It’s 3pm EST and I’ve got waaaaay too many puppy pics going on in this post for you.  But I promise there’s weddingy stuff packed in here, too.  High kick, woot!

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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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WEDDING PROP LOVE | pastel mustaches!!! | Smitten Sticks from Le Papier Studio

WEDDING PROP LOVE | pastel mustaches!!! | Smitten Sticks from Le Papier Studio

Found these little gems on Etsy in a shop called Le Papier Studio.  How ADORABLE are these?!  Designed by the very creative Vana Chupp, they’re a girlified version of what has become quite the popular prop in wedding photography across the country.  Just add a little pastel to anything, and look what you get.  Heck, [...]

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The Lingerie Diaries: Where I WON’T be purchasing my panties. {… Plus, my new bridal necklace OBSESSION.}

The Lingerie Diaries: Where I WON’T be purchasing my panties. {… Plus, my new bridal necklace OBSESSION.}

We went to Macy’s this weekend and somehow had tons of fun there. This was not part of it:

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ETSY SPOTLIGHT ♥ “Just Married” Isn’t Just for the Rear Window Anymore…

ETSY SPOTLIGHT ♥ “Just Married” Isn’t Just for the Rear Window Anymore…

Surfing around on the Etsy wave one day, I happened upon Ashley’s shop.  In my opinion, her sterling silver jewelry is, as my two year old nephew likes to say, “oooh, so cute.”  (He’s clearly parroting us, especially if you could hear the inflection in his voice when he says those words – it’s… well, [...]

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ETSY SPOTLIGHT | sigmosaics, part deux: pastel perfection + valentine’s day picks | How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count the Ways…

ETSY SPOTLIGHT | sigmosaics, part deux: pastel perfection + valentine’s day picks | How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count the Ways…

I love it when I randomly take a look at one of the many lovely shops I’ve “Favorited” on Etsy, and find – always to my surprise, for some reason – new and outstanding product ready for purchase.  Say it with me, folks – new product.  Ahh, just rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it.  In [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS ♡ Part 1 | Etsy Bitsy Favorites | hey… psst… I stare at you sometimes

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS ♡ Part 1 | Etsy Bitsy Favorites | hey… psst… I stare at you sometimes

Occasionally, I’ll go to my Favorites page on Etsy, just to take a lingering look at what I’ve accumulated. For example, I favorited Etsy shop owner sarahparrott825, because she has the most precious thing going.  She calls it, “Press & Post,” which she describes as “a monthly delivery of one letterpress card complete with a [...]

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Friday’s Fab Finds ★ Paper ‘n’ Postage Edition! Fabulous Save the Date Ideas + My Royal Postage

Friday’s Fab Finds ★ Paper ‘n’ Postage Edition!  Fabulous Save the Date Ideas + My Royal Postage

{Image by Donna Newman via The Bride’s Guide} The future hubby and I are sending out our Save the Dates in a matter of days.  A teensy weensy bit later than I had hoped, but still within the proper limits set by those masters and mistresses of industry.  Sorry… can’t reveal the final product yet [...]

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My Wedding ☀ A Much Anticipated Update on What’s Been Sloshing Around in My Head

My Wedding ☀ A Much Anticipated Update on What’s Been Sloshing Around in My Head

{Photography} Okay, see now THIS  is why I want to make time for a pre-wedding glam shoot in New York City.  I encourage you to click on the photo below to behold its true size and unleash its impact… for, my friends, it is impactful. As I write this, our wedding plans do not include [...]

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Wedding Inspiration ✴ Color & Detail ✴ Should We Leave It to the Birds?

Wedding Inspiration ✴ Color & Detail ✴ Should We Leave It to the Birds?

They’re staring at that horizon for a reason… Thing is, I’m not a bird, so I’d be lying if I claimed to know why.  What I can tell you is why I would fix my eyes on that view: To me, a sunset horizon is peaceful and soothing to the soul.  Its colors are awe-inspiring; [...]

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Friday’s Fab Finds | BLACK FRIDAY Edition ♥ Sweetest Etsy Deals Around + Dresses for Less for You and Your Girls!

Friday’s Fab Finds | BLACK FRIDAY Edition ♥ Sweetest Etsy Deals Around + Dresses for Less for You and Your Girls!

Hey everybody!  So, I’m so glad I called this “Friday’s Fab Finds,” because it means I can do a Black Friday edition!  Exciting, right?  Up first: a couple of fabulous stores are having a couple of fabulous sales: Wedding Atelier is having a Black Friday Sample Sale – Many Famous Designer gowns will be 40%-70% [...]

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Etsy High-Beam | Give Thanks for Holiday Sales on Charming Wedding Details

Etsy High-Beam | Give Thanks for Holiday Sales on Charming Wedding Details

I scoured Etsy today for all the darling details I could find at a discount.  Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for everything we’ve got, and that includes pretty good deals on some really delightful little treasures! (Note: hover over the images for their shop names and descriptions.)

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Sunset Inspired Wedding Details ♥ Inspiration Board & Etsy Spotlight (Twofer!)

Sunset Inspired Wedding Details ♥ Inspiration Board & Etsy Spotlight (Twofer!)

During one of my sojourns in the land of Etsy,  I stumbled upon a bounty of colorific creations being sold by paintallnightstudios, a darling little paint shop.  The images below, painted by Robert David Bretz, are a just a handful of the many lovely works of art I found to be so inspiring that I [...]

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Etsy Wedding-Worthy Spotlight: BowerbirdInc’s Sequined Headbands and My Favorite White Clutch of the Week!

Etsy Wedding-Worthy Spotlight: BowerbirdInc’s Sequined Headbands and My Favorite White Clutch of the Week!

About to be featured in the November 20, 2009 Friday’s Fab Finds (yeah, shh, don’t tell anybody), this shop showcases a number of lovely accessories that could be perfect for your wedding.  Check out, for example, their fabulous little sequined headbands, available in white and black styles, and just look at that precious white clutch.  [...]

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ETSY | My favorite Picks from Martha Stewart’s List

We adore the world of Etsy here at The Knotty Bride.  It’s practically the greatest thing going if you want something that screams creative and unique.  It’s like marketplace version of the The Freelancers Union.  Things you’ve never even dreamed of come to life over at Etsy; and, for a bride who wants customization, she [...]

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