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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REAL WEDDING | Allison + John | Stunningly Chic Hotel Wedding in the Windy City by Amanda Wilcher

REAL WEDDING | Allison + John | Stunningly Chic Hotel Wedding in the Windy City by Amanda Wilcher

I am so excited to bring you this wedding.  There are just so many things I love about it, I hardly know where to start.  First off, the bride’s name is Allison.  So I love her already, obvs. 

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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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LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS | From cubicle neighbors to wedding favors… for this couple, it worked out brilliantly. But what do YOU think of romance at the office?

LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS | From cubicle neighbors to wedding favors… for this couple, it worked out brilliantly. But what do YOU think of romance at the office?

Today’s engagement session is not just beautiful… it’s kind of important.  For two reasons.  One of those reasons has to do with photography (obvs.), the other has to do with romance at the office. 

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COUPLES BOUDOIR | are you an emotionally connected couple? | Vintage mirrored tables, rugs, cupcakes + a linen clad bed make a sunny day in the mountains feel like home…

COUPLES BOUDOIR | are you an emotionally connected couple? | Vintage mirrored tables, rugs, cupcakes + a linen clad bed make a sunny day in the mountains feel like home…

Ok, about The Bachelor. Brad Womack said this to Emily last night while her mini-me slept upstairs, during another sleepy installment in what has been a string of boring episodes. “I guess I’m just a weird guy.” Nailed it, idiot.

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REAL WEDDING | Sara + Aaron | A poet, a librarian, and their vintage southern wedding day. “You can have a beautiful, personal wedding without going over budget!”

REAL WEDDING | Sara + Aaron | A poet, a librarian, and their vintage southern wedding day. “You can have a beautiful, personal wedding without going over budget!”

Happy Friday, lovelies!  They say it’s about 60 degrees outside and OMGIAMSOEXCITED.  It’s my BIRTHDAY this weekend, and it’s the first time we’ve had weather like this in approximately forever.  At least it feels like it’s been forever.  It’s been soooo cooold here, and we’ve been aching for a respite.  So, yay!  Go, non-polar temperatures! [...]

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WEDDING FASHION + TRENDS | Ivy & Aster | The long and short of it. What do you prefer?

WEDDING FASHION + TRENDS | Ivy & Aster | The long and short of it. What do you prefer?

I’ve been a little obsessed lately

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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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AFTERNOON GIVEAWAY | Win the Handmade Accessory of Your Choice by Pixel & Hank on TKB! Choose from veils, halos, headbands, garters, belts, sashes, fascinators…

AFTERNOON GIVEAWAY | Win the Handmade Accessory of Your Choice by Pixel & Hank on TKB! Choose from veils, halos, headbands, garters, belts, sashes, fascinators…

PLEASE NOTE: This contest is now closed. [Congratulations to our winner, announced here!] Flowers: $20. A love note in the morning. $.50 + feelings. Your honey sitting at home watching The Bachelor with you after a nice dinner: PRICELESS.

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{#2} Part II: SUNSET DESSERT | Homemade Americana V-Day Inspiration + Free Printables by Couture Events

{#2} Part II: SUNSET DESSERT | Homemade Americana V-Day Inspiration + Free Printables by Couture Events

So, it’s time for our second Valentine’s Day feature, you guys.  And you’re in for a treat.  Well, more like several treats.  Actually, more like several free treats, you can keep! 

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{#1} HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! | A Vintage Valentine’s Inspired Engagement Session by Jacqueline Photography

{#1} HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! | A Vintage Valentine’s Inspired Engagement Session by Jacqueline Photography

Happy Valentine’s Day, lovelies!  I hope all of you are enjoying your morning on this extra special little Monday, and that you’ve got some special plans with somebody you love, no matter who it is.  I woke up to

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Part 2: V-DAY BOUDOIR {Saturday Afternoon Edition} | How-To Secrets: Victoria’s Secret Hair, Smoky Eyes & Taking a *hot shot* for your honey this Valentine’s Day

Part 2: V-DAY BOUDOIR {Saturday Afternoon Edition} | How-To Secrets: Victoria’s Secret Hair, Smoky Eyes & Taking a *hot shot* for your honey this Valentine’s Day

SO! It’s Saturday afternoon, and it’s time to get to it, as promised.  :)  …

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Part I: V-DAY BOUDOIR | Valentine’s Day has a bit of a reputation. I think we should blow it to smithereens, specifically with sexy treats and a lotta glitter.

Part I: V-DAY BOUDOIR | Valentine’s Day has a bit of a reputation. I think we should blow it to smithereens, specifically with sexy treats and a lotta glitter.

Happy Friday, my loves!  I’m over the moon this morning because the treats I have for you today are nothing short of spectacular.  Not to mention, they force an issue I believe needs to be addressed. 

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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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Part I: FRENCH ELEGANCE | Homemade Valentine’s Day Inspiration + Free Printable Suite by Couture Events {Gift tags, love flags, place cards, love poems, blank menus…}

Part I: FRENCH ELEGANCE | Homemade Valentine’s Day Inspiration + Free Printable Suite by Couture Events {Gift tags, love flags, place cards, love poems, blank menus…}

Have I told you, Valentine, That I’m all wrapped up in you?

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{#2} VALENTINE’S DAY E-SESSION | Cupcakes in sugar cones, rich scarlet cherry tones and a huge pink chalk heart

{#2} VALENTINE’S DAY E-SESSION | Cupcakes in sugar cones, rich scarlet cherry tones and a huge pink chalk heart

↑ I’m dying.  I’m dead.

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{#1} FREE PRINTABLE + GIVEAWAY! | Valentine’s Day meets Nelly Script | Here’s a little something special in our favoritest font ever… from Blush Printables, to us, to you…

{#1} FREE PRINTABLE + GIVEAWAY! | Valentine’s Day meets Nelly Script | Here’s a little something special in our favoritest font ever… from Blush Printables, to us, to you…

PLEASE NOTE: This contest is now closed. Ok, I have to be honest with you… today’s going to be awesome.  It just will be.  Trust.  We’re already kicking things off with a giveaway AND a free printable, and this isn’t even the only post for today.  We’ve got a feature coming up very shortly after [...]

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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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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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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 BOUDOIR | You can sex it up like Rihanna… or you can class it up like Ninya. But one thing’s for sure… today, a baggy sweater has NEVER. LOOKED. HOTTER.

REAL BOUDOIR | You can sex it up like Rihanna… or you can class it up like Ninya. But one thing’s for sure… today, a baggy sweater has NEVER. LOOKED. HOTTER.

So.  Rihanna’s got a new single.  It’s called “S&M.”  I feel like I should be shocked by this title but really, at this point when it comes to Rihanna, I’m sort of used to the blatant sexuality of her every move.  But the video.  The video shocks me a bit.  Not a video to be [...]

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