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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GUEST BLOGGER | ‘Postcards and Pretties’ | City vs. Country Weddings!

GUEST BLOGGER | ‘Postcards and Pretties’ | City vs. Country Weddings!

Hello Knotty readers… I’m Chris from Postcards and Pretties and I’m so honored to be a guest blogger on The Knotty Bride!  Today I would like to share with you two completely different weddings that share a similar color palette of magenta and gray. The first wedding takes place in New York City {representin’ Alison’s [...]

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GUEST BLOGGER | ‘Engaged and Inspired’ | Wedding Theme Inspiration: Board Game Roundup!

GUEST BLOGGER | ‘Engaged and Inspired’ | Wedding Theme Inspiration: Board Game Roundup!

What would we do without Alison of The Knotty Bride?  Who knows!  She is one of the best bloggers out there for sure.  Well, hopefully while she is out of town, my fabulous ideas and inspiration will suffice for the time being.  I’m Allison from Engaged and Inspired bringing you some fantastically cute themed weddings [...]

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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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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS™ | JUNE 25 | I Need These Dresses, Perfect Wedding Heels, Free Printable Save the Daves, Lingerie, Badgley Mischka, a Mod Wedding, Music, & Next Week!

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS™ | JUNE 25 | I Need These Dresses, Perfect Wedding Heels, Free Printable Save the Daves, Lingerie, Badgley Mischka, a Mod Wedding, Music, & Next Week!

↑ Love, right?  Deets to follow ↑ Happy Friday, my good friends!  I hope you’re havin’ a good one so far.  Me?  Well, this week was three parts hella-busy and one part I-had-no-free-time, but also one part I-fell-in-love-with-a-new-site called “Stereomood.”  If you loooove music but you haaaaate a) having to arrange mixes that’ll fit your [...]

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ATTENTION KNOTTY READERS: It Begins… { guest bloggers, proposal stories update + summer dress picks! }

ATTENTION KNOTTY READERS: It Begins… { guest bloggers, proposal stories update + summer dress picks! }

Lynx & Leo Dress A bunch of HUGE things are going on over the next week or two.  I shall itemize them now. (… But I shall also pepper in my hottest dress picks for summer, because who doesn’t love that?  A good read (if I do say so myself) + the cutest dresses ever [...]

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TORI + DEAN | a chic, casual vow renewal | Color Scheme: Grey + Yellow + White + a Touch of Gold!

TORI + DEAN | a chic, casual vow renewal | Color Scheme: Grey + Yellow + White + a Touch of Gold!

First, a quick admission.  We had Cheesecake Factory again last night. Laaaaawd help me, I am obsessed.  Those taquitos… once they hit your lips… and that cheesecake.  Well, obvs. Ok, so you know Tori Spelling, right?  Ok, stupid question.  I think it’s safe to say that we all know quite a bit about her.  But [...]

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SMILEBOOTH | photo booth backdrop inspiration | Streamers, Confetti, Whatevs, Make Your Own!

SMILEBOOTH | photo booth backdrop inspiration | Streamers, Confetti, Whatevs, Make Your Own!

Ok, I am obsessed with a lot of things.  (You’ll likely remember this thing, which has a lot in common with today’s post.)  Frankly, I don’t know how I make it through the day with so many obsessions in tow.  I see something I love (aka a new obsession), I jot it down on one [...]

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SOUTHERN BRIDE WITH SERIOUS STYLE {Plus: our Dad’s Day & the best parenting advice I’ve ever read…}

SOUTHERN BRIDE WITH SERIOUS STYLE {Plus: our Dad’s Day & the best parenting advice I’ve ever read…}

Happy Monday, you crazy kids.  How were your weekends?  Do anything special?  Fiancé and I spent a nice, calm summer day with my Popsicle et al and, all in all, it was pretty relaxing.  (Plus, I made a cake!)  By the way, to all the brides who got married on Father’s Day: I couldn’t imagine [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS™ | June 18 | bouquets, DIY ruffle shirts + cakes + plant centerpieces, ring shots, bridesmaid clutches + vote!

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS™ | June 18 | bouquets, DIY ruffle shirts + cakes + plant centerpieces, ring shots, bridesmaid clutches + vote!

Happy Friday, everybody!  Ok, let me just get something out of the way real quick.  May I ask a hugetastic favor?  If you think I deserve it, please take a sec to let ‘em know over at the Wedding Channel that The Knotty Bride is one of your favorite Real Bride Blogs.  (The more votes, [...]

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WEDDING CAKE OBSESSION | You will die when you see this…

WEDDING CAKE OBSESSION | You will die when you see this…

Ok, first, two things, then we’ll get back to the amazecakes: I feel like I never get to plop down in front of the ol’ tele and veg out anymore – I try to catch a few useless time-wasters, aka, The Hills and The Bachelorette, when I can, but I feel like it’s a chore [...]

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I ♥ YOUR PROPOSAL STORIES! (Also: promoting the blog & more wed obsessions!)

I ♥ YOUR PROPOSAL STORIES! (Also: promoting the blog & more wed obsessions!)

More on that loveliness in a few… PROPOSAL STORY SUBMISSIONS (Note: stories still being accepted) Ok, so let me just say that the response to this has been AMAZEBALLS.  (Thank you, Michelle Ward, for turning me on to that one, by the way.)  I mean, I knew you guys would be into it, and I [...]

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SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL STORY | Plus: Things With Which I’m Obsessed…

SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL STORY | Plus: Things With Which I’m Obsessed…

This space in my heart is in the shape of you.  No one else can fit in.  Why would I want them to?  – Jeanette Winterson That quote is from the wedding stationery of one of the couples I’ve featured below.  And I adore it. * * * Hello and happy Tuesday, peeps!  More on [...]

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I ♥ PAPERWINK | discount code | Me? I’m in lust with their return address stamps & wedding invitation collection!

I ♥ PAPERWINK | discount code | Me? I’m in lust with their return address stamps & wedding invitation collection!

Happy Monday, everyone! How were your weekends?  Fruitful, I hope.  We actually went horseback riding (I wrote that with my lower jaw jutting out, and in a very entitled way… don’t hate me).  It was a delight.  Except for the extreme pain my tush is experiencing at this very moment.  It hurts to sit.  So [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS™ | June 11 | Part V ~ my favorite couple of the week {obsessing even more over these pre-wedding details…}

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS™ | June 11 | Part V ~ my favorite couple of the week {obsessing even more over these pre-wedding details…}

Do you recall that first photo I featured from Moko and Jovita’s wedding?  Well, a couple of their pre-wedding photos were used to create that display.  And if you liked that, ooooohhoohhoooo… you are gonna love the crap outta this… It’s couples and pictures like these that make my brain go wild with ideas.  Amazing, [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | June 11 | Part IV ~ obsessing over these wedding day details…

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | June 11 | Part IV ~ obsessing over these wedding day details…

This wedding has made me fall deeply in love with the idea of having a wedding.  Don’t get me wrong; I adore weddings in general (I mean, YOU KNOW THIS).  But this wedding makes me excited for every bride who gets to design her day with awesome vendors and an awesome husband and what is [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | June 11 | Part III ~ diy succulent boutonniere!

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | June 11 | Part III ~ diy succulent boutonniere!

This, right here, rocks my effing socks off.  (Does it make me uncool that a succulent boutonniere rocks my socks off?)  Regardless, it’s got to be my favorite idea for a boutonniere in AGES.  I’ve seen so many boutonnieres (I will never get used to spelling that out) and I rarely like them all that [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | June 11 | Part II ~ printable phonograph table numbers

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | June 11 | Part II ~ printable phonograph table numbers

If you haven’t seen Lizzie’s blog $10,000 Wedding, I suggest you check it out.  Not only because I like her and that that means you might like her, but because in her downtime she makes things like phonograph table number templates. … Which, by the way, rule the school and all its inhabitants.  While obviously [...]

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FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | June 11 | Part I ~ rock n roll weddings rule.

FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | June 11 | Part I ~ rock n roll weddings rule.

Good morning, everyone!  I don’t know about you, but this week went by super fast… then slow for a like a day and a half… then super fast again.  Whatever that means.  I hope you’re all excited that it’s Friday!!!  I know I am.  And since most of what I have to say today is [...]

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UNIQUE E-SESSION LOVE | sara + dustin | Photos: Blue Dandelion Photography

UNIQUE E-SESSION LOVE | sara + dustin | Photos: Blue Dandelion Photography

Today’s fabulous e-session is a triple threat: we’re dealing with one incredibly talented photography team, a reDONKulously rad couple, and a particularly useful lesson in keepin’ it real, e-session-style.  Ya heard?  Ok, put on your raincoats. . You know what today’s couple has?  The right idea, that’s what.  When Doug and Courtney – the husband [...]

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E-SESSION LOVE | whitney + mike | Photos: SimplyBloom Photography

E-SESSION LOVE | whitney + mike | Photos: SimplyBloom Photography

Ok, first things first: thank you guys SO MUCH for all the rad feedback on yesterday’s post.  I don’t know if you realize this, but when you comment and tweet (and even email me!) with your individual doses of love re: an idea I’ve shared or story I’ve told, it just makes my freaking day.  [...]

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RENEGADE CRAFT FAIR + LOVE LESSONS | birch bark centerpiece idea + a note on what we seek in our mates…

RENEGADE CRAFT FAIR + LOVE LESSONS | birch bark centerpiece idea + a note on what we seek in our mates…

I’m really excited today because I get to share with you guys what I think is a seriously fab idea for your wedding centerpieces. But I’d also like to tell a story today about computer love and how opposites attract, so let’s begin with story time, and then jump right back into today’s feature.  Ok, [...]

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