STREAMERS + FRINGED + DIY = PROGRESS | Are you kidding me, piñatas? | Plus, majority finds weddings to be “the worst,” one study discovers. Also, babies.

STREAMERS + FRINGED + DIY = PROGRESS | Are you kidding me, piñatas? | Plus, majority finds weddings to be “the worst,” one study discovers. Also, babies.

↑ These ain’t your grandma’s pinatas we’re talking about.  Nosireebob. Happy Wednesday afternoon/evening, ladies and gents! Aaaannnnnd a quick aside before we start.  

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REAL BRIDE ISSUES | “Our proposal will be one of my biggest regrets…” Are You Happy with the Way Your Marriage Proposal Went Down? | Also, Girls Poop, Too.

REAL BRIDE ISSUES | “Our proposal will be one of my biggest regrets…” Are You Happy with the Way Your Marriage Proposal Went Down? | Also, Girls Poop, Too.

↑ that’s how a *great* proposal can look.  but it’s not how today’s story went… For those of you not keeping track, today is Monday, the official ‘first’ day of a typical American work week.  And it is currently late on Monday afternoon for me, on the east coast.  Anyway, point is, happy Monday afternoon [...]

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REAL WEDDING ISSUES | Part II | “When Mom Doesn’t Want You to Get Hitched” A True Life Story by Miss Rhi…

REAL WEDDING ISSUES | Part II | “When Mom Doesn’t Want You to Get Hitched” A True Life Story by Miss Rhi…

ATTN MY FAMILY: Kindly refrain from reading the first paragraph of this post IF YOU WANT TO LIVE TO SEE TOMORROW. Hey lovies.  Top o’ the afternoon to ya!  Hope you guys are having a happy/productive/loving/profitable Thursday thus far.  Mostly hoping it’s happy.  I’m doing pretty well myself, despite the disturbing/frustrating fact that it’s become [...]

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REAL WEDDING ISSUES | “When Mom Doesn’t Want You to Get Hitched” A True Life Story by Miss Rhi…

REAL WEDDING ISSUES | “When Mom Doesn’t Want You to Get Hitched” A True Life Story by Miss Rhi…

Happy Wednesday, darlings.  Today’s post is a little different from most, and I’m looking forward to hearing your thoughts and reactions to what we’re doing today.  Because today, a gorgeous, smart, super real, super talented, and above all exceedingly cool and kind young lady is telling her story on TKB… and it’s kind of a [...]

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Top 10 List of ‘Ultra Now’ Things We Adore for Weddings… and Think You Will, Too! | by Style Unveiled

Top 10 List of ‘Ultra Now’ Things We Adore for Weddings… and Think You Will, Too! | by Style Unveiled

Well, hello The Knotty Bride readers!!  We are so excited to have been asked to guest blog for a site we adore sooooooo much!  We thought and thought and thought about how to best use this stage to chat with all of you and decided on sharing 10 lovelies we adore :)  So, let’s get [...]

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DIY WEDDING FUN + AN ODD NEW FAD | Vintage Spool Place Card DIY by Lauren + Alison *explores* the latest trend + a brand new Knotty Reader Challenge!

DIY WEDDING FUN + AN ODD NEW FAD | Vintage Spool Place Card DIY by Lauren + Alison *explores* the latest trend + a brand new Knotty Reader Challenge!

That title feels redundant. Anyway… today, my friends, we have a twofer.  Part I = a super neat, super simple DIY project from our resident DIY expert, Lauren of Lauren Elise Crafted!  In Part II, yours truly will address that weird new fad thingie I mentioned on Twitter last night that I kinda sorta promised [...]

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DIY LOVE | Tissue Paper Fringe Chandelier… wedding + party + Easter Sunday approved! | by Lauren Elise Crafted

DIY LOVE | Tissue Paper Fringe Chandelier… wedding + party + Easter Sunday approved! | by Lauren Elise Crafted

Hi Knotty Readers!

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YOUR DIY WEDDING | DIY Modern Matchbook Stationery in Two Colorways {+ Free Template} | Lauren Elise Crafted

YOUR DIY WEDDING | DIY Modern Matchbook Stationery in Two Colorways {+ Free Template} | Lauren Elise Crafted

Hi Knotty readers! 

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FREE WEDDING PRINTABLE | *Editable* Save the Date Download by Kate of Ruby & Willow!

FREE WEDDING PRINTABLE | *Editable* Save the Date Download by Kate of Ruby & Willow!

Hello lovely readers… I was so happy when Alison asked me to do a guest post here, since she really is hands down one of the funniest bloggers in town… I come here not only for inspiration but to up my daily giggle quota!!  Today I’m sharing with you a ‘hot off the press’ new [...]

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DIY WEDDING INSPIRATION + FREEBIE | Heart Confetti Thank You Cards + Template by Lauren Elise Crafted

DIY WEDDING INSPIRATION + FREEBIE | Heart Confetti Thank You Cards + Template by Lauren Elise Crafted

Hi Knotty readers! 

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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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DIY WEDDING INSPIRATION | Woodland Tablescape + Place Cards by Lauren Elise Crafted

DIY WEDDING INSPIRATION | Woodland Tablescape + Place Cards by Lauren Elise Crafted

Hi TKB readers! Lauren Elise again and I am back for another installment of DIY goodness!  For this project I drew inspiration from the forest and the flora and fauna that inhabit it.  Considering a rustic, woodsy wedding?  So much beauty can be found here so this is a perfect theme for a DIY event.

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{#2} DIY WEDDING CRAFTS | Lauren Elise Crafted makes purty wedding things I want to hold in my hands and caress.

{#2} DIY WEDDING CRAFTS | Lauren Elise Crafted makes purty wedding things I want to hold in my hands and caress.

We’ll get to THAT loveliness in a minute… Before I address the pretty going on in this post, I have a few factoids/tips/comments to make, so bear with: I missed the Bachelor this week.  A) I know, I can’t believe I wanna watch this crap but,

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DIY DECOR | Star Garland, Book Page Pinwheels, Pine Tree Favors and Paper Trees = A Sparkly DIY Wintry Snow Scene! | by Lauren Elise Crafted

DIY DECOR | Star Garland, Book Page Pinwheels, Pine Tree Favors and Paper Trees = A Sparkly DIY Wintry Snow Scene! | by Lauren Elise Crafted

Happy holidays TKB readers!  It’s Lauren from Lauren Elise Crafted again and today I am back to share a special holiday version DIY.  {Note: each of these projects could be employed as décor elements for a lovely winter wedding!  … Especially if it’s holiday-themed!} Christmas is in just a few days!  Are you ready? As [...]

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GUEST BLOGGER FINALE {+ … I’M BACK!} | DIY Save the Dates, by Michelle of My Personal Artist

GUEST BLOGGER FINALE {+ … I’M BACK!} | DIY Save the Dates, by Michelle of My Personal Artist

I miss it already.  (Obvs.) Aaaaaaaand… I’m back!  Ya see that up there?  See how it says, “by alison?”  That’s ’cause I’m back in NY… back from Hawaii.  I write that with a frown, if I’m honest, but I’ve got to say I’m excited to get back to blogging and getting it on, tweet-and-comment-style with [...]

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GUEST BLOGGER | Fashionable underthings… both naughty and nice! By Grace of The Cinderella Project

GUEST BLOGGER | Fashionable underthings… both naughty and nice! By Grace of The Cinderella Project

When Alison asked me to be a guest blogger on The Knotty Bride, I was absolutely ecstatic! jumping for joy! doing a little happy dance a la Laura Linney in Love Actually. So, today on The Knotty Bride we’re going to talk about all fashionable underthings naughty and nice

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GUEST BLOGGER | Are you Chic… Backyard… Modern? Find Your Wedding Style, with Lauren of Every Last Detail

GUEST BLOGGER | Are you Chic… Backyard… Modern? Find Your Wedding Style, with Lauren of Every Last Detail

I’m all about wedding styles, mostly because as a planner for an event design company, it helps me to know what types of things a bride is going to like.  However, I’ve found that when I ask brides what their wedding’s style is, they really don’t know.  ”Classic” and “elegant” is what I hear a [...]

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GUEST BLOGGER | A “Neutral Chic” wedding with POPS of color… and SUCCULENTS!! By Naomi of Enchanted Dream Weddings

GUEST BLOGGER | A “Neutral Chic” wedding with POPS of color… and SUCCULENTS!! By Naomi of Enchanted Dream Weddings

When Alison asked me to be one of her guest bloggers while she’s away on holiday, I immediately said yes… then the panic set in.  Everyone reads The Knotty Bride; what could I possibly write to make it “knotty” enough?  Ah, then I thought, “I’ll do what I do best”…then I had to figure that [...]

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GUEST BLOGGER | Chic Halloween wedding inspiration, by Melissa of The Loveliest Day

GUEST BLOGGER | Chic Halloween wedding inspiration, by Melissa of The Loveliest Day

Hi there! I’m Melissa from The Loveliest Day.  I’m thrilled to be guest posting on The Knotty Bride today!  Thank you so much for the invitation, Alison!!! Today I will be sharing some inspiration for a chic Halloween wedding or party.  I love Halloween; in fact I’m enamored by Halloween!  I’ve always been a bit [...]

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GUEST BLOGGER | “Your wedding should be a reflection of you…” A Blueprint for an Unforgettable Wedding, by Aleah & Nick Valley

GUEST BLOGGER | “Your wedding should be a reflection of you…” A Blueprint for an Unforgettable Wedding, by Aleah & Nick Valley

We’re Nick + Aleah Valley, the duo from Valley & Co., the Good Life Special Events, and Fine Line Management & Events.  We’re so incredibly honored that the ever-lovely Alison asked us to guest post while she’s away!  If you know us at all, you know that we absolutely love weddings, love what we do, and [...]

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GUEST BLOGGER | Wedding Warm Up: Accessorize to Brave the Weather Beautifully, with Magalie of The Demoiselle

GUEST BLOGGER | Wedding Warm Up: Accessorize to Brave the Weather Beautifully, with Magalie of The Demoiselle

It’s a scientific fact that love produces physical heat, which certainly explains why some brides won’t notice the nippy autumn air on their big day.  Personally, I’d bet most brides brave the blustery winds of fall and winter for one reason and one reason alone: STYLE!

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GUEST BLOGGER | ‘Fall’ in Love with a Handmade Wedding, with Emma of Emmaline Bride

GUEST BLOGGER | ‘Fall’ in Love with a Handmade Wedding, with Emma of Emmaline Bride

Dress by Angel’s Bridal Boutique; Photographer David Newkirk Hey everyone!  Today’s guest blogger is Emma, of Emmaline Bride, and she’s bringing you some amazing Fall wedding inspiration, from a handmade perspective.  Take it away, Emma!

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