“ADULT ONLY” DIY RUSTIC SURF WEDDING (with succulents + surfboards): Randi & Jared Met While Working at a Surf Shop.. | Michelle Sullivan Photography

“So this is how the story goes…

Let’s start with the morning before the wedding. I was totally prepared. The last thing I needed to do was get a mani and pedi with my girls. I went to pick up my fiance’s sister first. She hops in the car and hands me a baby sippy cup, she has one for herself as well. My mind was already mush from all of the wedding planning so I didn’t question it. I start driving to our nail appointment and take a sip from my sippy cup at a red light.

Whataya know!!! It’s a margarita!”

… is how today’s bride, Randi, starts out her wedding story. So yes, I love this girl. Enjoy her wedding because I did to infinity and beyond.

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WEDDING DECOR TURNED HOME DECOR | An Ombre Cake + Macarons + Cupcakes + My New Favorite Wedding Trend! ALSO: Bambino. | Lovato Images

 

Have you guys seen that electronic cigarette commercial?  Where the guy is super cool and handsome looking, except for he is smoking an electronic cigarette?  Here’s the thing about smoking an electronic cigarette: no.

I’m pretty sure today’s inspiration shoot is having whatever Lance Armstrong’s having because the inspiration just keeps going and going for miles, without ever stopping.  I’m so sorry.

Please ignore that dumb joke; I promise you you’re in for a treat today.  You see there’s this trend that I’ve been sweating super hard.  It’s the idea of making something for your wedding day that actually {Continue reading…}

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DIY RUSTIC WOODLAND WEDDING | Apple Cake or Peach Pie, Anyone? | Sara Adams Photography

Sometimes I’ll wanna complain about something, and then I’ll remember that I write about weddings and sometimes reality tv on a blog whose mascot is my frenchie and I’ll immediately shut up.

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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.

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Rustic Winter Wedding Inspiration: White Antlers + Ruffled Cake = “Winter Kissed” | A Styled Shoot by Andi Mans

Happy Friday, friendlies.  OMG GREAT shoot for you today.  So pumped.  But naturally, we begin with a .gif parade……

In pet news: I’m pretty sure Bambino and I have already got a version of this down:  {Continue reading…}

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GIRL TALK: The Single Most Essential Behavior to a Lasting Relationship. Do You Do It? PLUS: A DIY Rustic Vintage Teacup Wedding by Honey Honey, & LOL News Fit to Blog.

OMFGYOUGUYSTHISWEDDING.  <== no seriously this time.

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GIRL TALK | Open Marriage: Good Idea or Bad Idea? PLUS: A Rustic Outdoor Wedding, & Way Too Many Puppy Pics.

So I turned on the television yesterday, and that Survivor host guy Jeff Probst’s new talk show came on, because talk shows are the new book deal and book deals are the new fake tan (everybody’s got one).  They were coming up on a segment about “open marriage.”

I like to call this segment, SIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIGH.     {Continue reading…}

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DOES SIZE MATTER? | What’s the *Right* Size? Who Decides? Plus: Rustic Intimate Ceremony, Skulls, Neon Tampons & Frenchie VS Alpaca: Who Is Cuter?

I know it’s a lot.  Me and my titles.  Anyway welcome to your late evening post; chock full of wedding inspiration, clitoral stimulation and inappropriate conversation.  Or, Wednesday.   {Continue reading…}

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DIY RUSTIC VINTAGE WEDDING + What I Overheard About Love & Marriage On An Airplane + Floral Print Bridesmaids’ Dresses, All in a Row… | By A Charming Fête

Happy Friday evening, friends!  It is good to be back home from ma travels, and I have a double feature-ish situation thingie going on today for ya eyeballs.  The second half of this post is a killer wedding, and you’re more than welcomed to skip to that if all you want is some visual candy.  All good in the hood by me.  I’m actually psyched for you to see it, and I’m dying to know what you think of it all.  The first part of the post, however, is a personal story about what happened while I was traveling back home from Las Vegas (does that translate to ‘land of virgins’ or is it ‘many vajayjays?’  sorry… I don’t speak Spanish) to nyc this week.  I was seated next to a father and his 11-year-old son.  The boy’s father, divorced, shared unique lessons about marriage with his son; lessons I wasn’t expecting.  Of course, it had to be blogged, and today is when it’s happening.  I’m hoping to hear your thoughts and if you think I’m crazy for having the reaction I did/do.

(Quick note: when you get to the wedding part of this post, please make sure you’re in an enclosed space, like a small closet or parked car or possibly swaddled a bassinet, because this feature is going to blow your face off and I’m concerned about you losing track of your face.)

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{#2} Styled Handmade Love Shoot | A Candy-Colored Inspiration Situation by Dana Laymon Photography | Plus, Ryan Gosling: 0, This Girl’s Sweetheart: +1000…

Happy Tuesday evening, lovers!  Ok, NOW, I’m freaking PSYCHED about what’s going on below… and I think it’s the perfect post to lead you into tomorrow while I work on ye olde recaparino until just, like, my entire face just falls RIGHT OFF OF WHERE MY FACE GOES.  Ok, SO!  This shoot is one part handmade, two parts pink, one part gold, three parts filled with love, and one gazillion parts FAAAAAAAANFREAKINGTASTICFACE.  Submitted by the ever inspiring Dana Laymon of Dana Laymon Photography, it lights up my life and I feel confident it will, yours.

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RUSTIC COUNTRY DIY WEDDING | … Uhhhhhhh can I haz it? Oh how I ADORE the mismatched bridesmaids look! | By Erica Ann Photography and Fine Art

Hellllloooooo, lovelies!  How goes it?  … Good, good that’s good.  Uhhh so HEY, hey…. you…. pssssst…… you…. yeah, you, over there…. hey you wanna see a wedding?

AWESOME.  I mean really?  REALLY?!  Ohhhh man, that’s awesome.  Awesome awesome awesome because I got one.  So this is PERFECT.  Man I’m, I’m just so glad you said so!  This really worked out well.  Also, I think this means we’re besties now…?  Also also, I’ll be turning in my Not Yet 100% Ridiculous membership card later.  Because all of that-ness that just went on earlier in the paragraph was just RIDIC ulous.  I’m worried though that they might not have alumni pins for when you’re out of the NY100%A club, because they probably don’t want to be associated with the people who aren’t in it anymore… seeing as we’re weird in a weird way now, instead of a cute way.  … Yeah.  Dang.

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RUSTIC BOHEMIAN PICNIC WEDDING | A Veritable Where’s Waldo for Cat Lovers! Plus, Muscle-Bound Bambino. | By Love Light Images

Happy Friday eeeeeeeeevuhningk, munchkinos!  Before you start reading i just wanna make sure I note here that things got really out of hand in this post and I apologize.  I think the no heat/no hot water situation forced my body into survival mode and resources that are typically so in abundance, instead became luxuries.  Like for example, a sufficient quantity of blood, getting pumped like clockwork into my brain.  Ok WE BEGIN, armed with that knowledge.

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CHIC DIY-TO-THE-MAX AUTUMN WEDDING | 1. OMGTHESEFLORALS. 2. This is how I want my wedding shot. No SERIOUSLY. | By Cassandra Eldridge Photography

↑ LOL.  You can already tell I love this couple, right? :)

Happy Tuesday, friendlies!  Hope you had a splendiferous Halloween night, with no surreal trips to the emergency room, no misplaced children and no tummy aches.  If that’s the case, you’re doing quite well today.  In other news, I have a stellar wedding to share with you, that does something only the best can do… and I can’t even BEGIN to tell you how much I adore it…

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DIY RUSTIC COUNTRY WEDDING + PHOTOBOOTH | A bride who *gets it*. By the way, this is seriously how I’d rock my own wedding. For real. | by Jesse D. Green Photography

First of all, happy Thursday afternoon, friendsicles.  Second of all, OMFGTHISWEDDING.

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BLACK VEIL LOVE | Twilight + Rustic Ralph Lauren Lake House + Elegant Gothic Chic = TO DIE FOR Wedding Inspiration. … Also Bambino. Also, I need costume ideas.

Oh, hello!  Happy Wednesday evening!  I, uhh, I didn’t see you there.  What is it, like 8pm here in NY?  You uhh, you sorta caught me off guard.  My pants are actually down.  You caught me with my pants down.  Actually completely off, they’re completely off of my body.  Here, see?  See what you’ve walked in on? {Continue reading…}

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SOUTHERN WEDDING INSPIRATION | kraft paper bags with pink hearts + ombre cake + peonies + a barn + dessert station = Is this – am I in Heaven? | Plus, Boudoir Giveaway Winner AND… my shameful addiction, revealed.

Happy Thursday afternoon, faces!  Before I get into this bright and tasty styled shoot, I just want to clarify something if it wasn’t already clear…

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KNOTTY BLOGGISTA WEEK! | DIY WEDDING WITH SOUTHERN RUSTIC CHARM by Brooke of Bright Wishes!

Hi honey bunnies!  Hope you’re all doing well on this wonderful day!  I say wonderful because you’re *that much closer* to your weekends. ;)  Hehehe, BUT ANYWHO!  We’re currently in Mexico, and there are some lovely tornado-like cloud formations worrying our faces at the moment, but heck, we’re in Mexico – not gonna complain!!

So!  We’ve got a truly delightful new Bloggista to bring to you today, who happens to be another one of our planning brides!  She’s seriously as sweet as can be.  Not to mention, she blogs quite the pretty wedding, too!  {Continue reading…}

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RUSTIC FABRIC THEMED DIY BARN WEDDING | What does endless hours of sewing, stitching and designing get you… SPOILER ALERT: a killer wedding, that’s what.

Happy Tuesday afternoon!  I hope you’re excited, because today I’ve got a totally random story, a super festive fabric-focused wedding, and pretty intensely bad cramps!  Last one’s actually not very exciting at all.  At all.  Atttt alllll.  Any remedies you guys can suggest for my ovaries?  They seem very mad at me, and all I did was not use them again.

In any case, I’m just so glad I have this wedding to keep my mind off of that last bit.  And this guy…  {Continue reading…}

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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!

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 I’d address today on the blog and not chicken out on discussing, regardless of how aggressively incapable it is of being linked in any way to legit wedding content.  (Wait, did I say incapable?  BWAAAHAHAHAHAA!  Because I linked it.  See: The Knotty Challenge at the end of today’s post.  BOOYAHKASHA.)

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REAL BOUDOIR | The Angel, The Devil and The Student | A soft, sultry session with affordable looks that embodies what a boudoir shoot can be. Plus, The Bachelorette.

I sat through the invasive surgery that was the season premiere of The Bachelorette last night. {Continue reading…}

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REAL WEDDING | Sarah + Jason | New Hampshire Mountain Farm Wedding, Part II | Ode to the bicycle.

First and foremost, before we get into the scrumptious wedding goodness of Part II (of this 3 part wedding!), I have something to tell you.

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RUSTIC WEDDING IDEAS | Anthropologie centerpiece mugs | Those details you wanted from my Style Me Pretty guest post! (+ my MacBook Pro review)

Hmm.  My titles are getting too long.

Ok, so, as many of you know, I recently purchased a hella expensive, hella worth it MacBook Pro.  Yup, all 17″ of it – worth it.  Except for one thing.  {Continue reading…}

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