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30 Mar | Amanda Fitzsimmons | No Comments

Are Greenhouse Celebrations the New Barn Wedding?

Sometimes the most out of the ordinary venues provide the most stunning backdrops. The Dos Pueblos Orchid Farm is a shining example. With ocean views, flowers and plants at every turn and a greenhouse perfect for celebrating, this wedding is laidback elegance at its finest. With King Protea infused florals by Tyler Speier Events and image …

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30 Mar | Amanda Fitzsimmons | No Comments

APW Happy Hour

Hey APW, As most of you know, this week was APW’s Tenth Anniversary, which caused a lot of introspection, emotions, and a few small celebrations. It was nice, and it was also intense, thinking about the fact that I’ve been working on one project for a DECADE of my life. That’s more than one-fourth of …

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30 Mar | Amanda Fitzsimmons | No Comments

20 Kitchen Basics Every Newlywed Couple Needs

You may have spent your entire dating life eating out for every. single. meal, but trust us: the moment you tie the knot, nesting mode totally kicks in. That means saying goodbye to those nightly meet-ups at your fave restaurant and hello to home-cooked goodness in your new dining room. But you can’t channel your …

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30 Mar | Amanda Fitzsimmons | No Comments

How To Do Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

Mismatched bridesmaid dresses aren’t necessarily a new “thing” but the concept has gained popularity over the past few years, as we’ve all loosened up on more traditional wedding expectations. Unlike… well, pretty much everything else in the wedding industry, it’s a trend that can also save everyone money and stress. But because your BFFs largely want …

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30 Mar | Amanda Fitzsimmons | No Comments

Lifestyle Blogger Haute Off the Rack’s Bridal Luncheon Is Granny Approved!

After attending the bridal shower, Jennifer Palpallatoc’s grandmother told the blogger that she should have just gotten married that day, because it was the most beautiful event that she’s ever seen. Looking at these photographs by Lance Nicoll, and we think Granny is onto something! Angela Maria Events crafted a gorgeous celebration including a flower …

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29 Mar | Amanda Fitzsimmons | No Comments

We Found the Perfect Dresses for Your Laid-Back Summer Soiree

If your summer celebration is more BBQ than five-course meal, we know that finding the right dress can be a little intimidating – for you AND your maids. But no worries, we’ve done all of the work for you. Because having a casual wedding doesn’t mean skipping out on your princess moment, so we have …

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29 Mar | Amanda Fitzsimmons | No Comments

Bridesmaids Dressed in Ikat Printed Gowns? Yes, Please!

This romantic white wedding comes with a bohemian twist. That twist would be bridesmaids in mix and match ikat dresses. It’s stunning and only adds to the tropical, cultural vibes of this Bali affair designed by Flying Bride, along with planning by Luxury Weddings Indonesia. From layers of white florals, to that bold bridesmaid style and a cameo …

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29 Mar | Amanda Fitzsimmons | No Comments

My Mom Just Revoked Her Offer Of Wedding Venue At The Last Minute

Q:  I am engaged to be married to wonderful man this summer. We feel we are planning this wedding as much for family as for us, since we are the first to get married in our generation, and Fiancé and I are not really party-oriented people to begin with. All sides of the family are …

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29 Mar | Amanda Fitzsimmons | No Comments

Here’s An Affordable Way To Turn Your Wedding Promises Into Art

A month before my first wedding anniversary I found myself crying in the bathroom at a friends’ wedding because “I hated weddings, I hated marriage, and mostly I hated that no one talked about how hard any of it was.” Translation: being engaged and throwing a wedding was hard AF for me (and us), and …

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29 Mar | Amanda Fitzsimmons | No Comments

This Bride Evokes All the Audrey Hepburn Prima Ballerina Vibes

It’ll come as no surprise that Audrey Hepburn’s earliest career ambitions were to become a professional ballerina and the beloved actress will forever be known as one of the most fashionable women in history, and we couldn’t help thinking of Audrey the moment we laid eyes on this bride. Amy Cambell Photography captured Shannon in …

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