4LovePolkaDots

I am so excited to introduce you to one of our sponsors who we have fallen madly in love with: 4LovePolkaDots This amazing company creates wedding invitations, supplementary wedding stationery and other accessories. Each product is completely customized and handmade, and each design is inspired by nature and colors. They specialize in rustic, boho themes as […]

5 Creative Ways to Pick Your Wedding Colors

5 Creative Ways to Pick Your Wedding Colors   Do you know how incredibly important the colors in your wedding are?!?!? SUPER important! The colors you choose to have in your wedding affect your invitations, bridesmaid dresses/groomsmen attire, flowers/bouquets/centerpieces, table and chair linens, event lighting, and even the mood of the reception. See, I told […]

DIY Fresh Flower Failure

DIY Fresh Flower Failure! Tips For Ordering Fresh Flowers Online! DIY Brides Buyer Beware! Great to work with Flowers By Libby, LLC to create this post! The florist tells all when it comes to purchasing fresh flowers online and I could not agree with her more! It is definitely a risky bet to purchase fresh […]

Fashion Alert! New Trends in Wedding Hair Accessories!

Fashion Alert! New Trends in Wedding Hair Accessories! The Friend of the Bride is excited to partner with Wicked Sugar Fashion Jewelry & Accessories, LLC a Boutique specializing in women’s Fashion Jewelry and more, to reveal the 5 fashion trends in wedding hair accessories that will have you looking perfect on your wedding day! Be sure to check out their […]

Date Your Fiancé: Unique Wedding Decor

Date Your Fiancé: Unique Wedding Decor What is Date Your Fiancé? Becoming engaged is a festive and exciting time! It is a magical feeling knowing that you have found the one that you will share memories with for the rest of your life. But sometimes, that all comes to a screeching halt when you begin […]

4 Hottest Trends in Wedding Accessories!

4 Hottest Trends in Wedding Accessories When it comes to fashion on your wedding day, you want to make sure the dress, shoes, and accessories are all on point! It is the one day that you must go all out because all eyes are on you! Selecting your perfect accessories is one challenge but with today’s […]

The Perfect Wedding Sign

The Perfect Wedding Sign Location, Location, Location Exactly! Signs are very popular right now and are great tools to point out where things are around the venue. Using arrows with wording can be a simple way add some character to your main event. Check out these cute and affordable options that I found! Metal Chalkboard Sign  […]

Wedding Items You Should Buy Used (and Save a Ton!)

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Wedding Items You Should Buy Used (and Save a Ton!) When it comes to saving money for a wedding, a very trendy and sensible approach is buying items used. Let’s face it, these wedding items have been used for one day! It only makes sense that certain things can still be in mint condition and used […]

10 Special Ways to Keep Lost Loved Ones Close on Your Wedding Day

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10 Special Ways to Keep Lost Loved Ones Close on Your Wedding Day    Paying tribute to those who are no longer with us can be an important part to include on this very special day in your life. Below are a few special ways to keep loved ones close to you. 1. Save a […]

Uplighting – Which Color is Right For You?

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Uplighting – Which Color is Right For You? Which color to choose in lighting for your reception? Uplighting has been an ever-increasing trend in decor for events. It is an immediate mood-changer for any room. Lighting can make a large room feel more intimate, make ugly or boring walls now beautiful, and simply bring elegance to any […]

DIY Centerpiece – Three-Vase Submerged Coral Petals

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DIY Centerpiece – Three-Vase Submerged Coral Petals Items needed to create this centerpiece: 8, 10, 12 inch cylinder vases Gold bling ribbon (3) Coral satin ribbon (3) Petals (in photo – cream, coral, & multi-color (yellow & coral)) Mirror Dazzler Rocks Candles (3) Dash stickers (square) – OASIS® UGlu™ Adhesive   Step 1 Attach Coral […]

Trend Alert: Metallics!

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The Best of the Best! Trend Alert: Metallics! I just absolutely love this trend! Metallics can go with any theme or design. Whether it is just a little touch of shine or a total over-haul, this trend will surely make a huge statement at your party! I created a Pinterest board of my favorite ways […]

Trend Alert! Satellite Bars are All the Rage!

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Trend Alert! Satellite Bars are All the Rage! Creating the perfect satellite bar can add another level of excitement to your celebration! Satellite bars or cocktail bars or signature drink bars, whatever you would like to call them,  are a trend that makes a big statement at a wedding. Picture this! Everyone at the reception […]