Saturday, February 18, 2017

Destination Honeymoon New Orleans: Accommodations, Food, & What To Do

If you're looking for a fun & romantic honeymoon New Orleans is one of your best options.

The historic city features world renowned cuisine, wonderful jazz, & great things to do.

If you love seafood as much as I do, you may want to plan your honeymoon around the New Orleans Oyster Festival - June 3 - 4th, or the Louisiana Seafood Festival that happens in September.

Keep in mind the temperatures run 80° to 90° from April to October, & that it's even warmer in July & August!

This post features the most romantic New Orleans hotels & vacation rentals, the best places to have amazing dining experiences, and the most fun activities to do in NOLO.


Tuesday, February 14, 2017

5 Pairs of Nature Inspired Earrings Perfect for Bridesmaids Gifts

Getting your bridesmaids beautiful & memorable gifts doesn't need to cost a lot of money, even when you're buying great handmade items like the Sprout Earrings shown to the left.

These sterling silver sprout studs sell for only $27.50 when you're buying over one pair from Etsy seller Talia Sari, and even better they come in the classy cork lined box you see to the right.

And if you've got the money to spend on your garden themed wedding you can also get matching sterling silver sprout rings from the same seller in Israel for $34.00.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

10 Unique Wedding Ceremony Backdrops w/D.I.Y. Projects

The old-fashioned wedding arch decorated with vines & fabric is frankly a little boring, so we've put together an awesome list of alternative unique ceremony backdrops to inspire you. Even better than that we've included some links to handmade Etsy products you will adore & some great D.I.Y. projects.

We adore this awesome LOVE Balloon ceremony backdrop. Balloons are awesome, and this photograph is via 100 Layer Cake via Avery House.

If you're looking to recreate the look you can get LOVE Letter Balloons on Amazon for less than $15 & the gold star balloons for less than $10.

Click Read More below the photo to see 10 unique ceremony backdrops.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Creative Signature Cocktails for Your Summer Wedding: 15 Unique Recipes

Adding a signature drink to your wedding can help bring together a theme, and it's an idea I guarantee your guests will love.

And so here are the 15 unique drink recipes, all perfect for a summer wedding.

1.) The Skinny Coconut Margarita Recipe via the With Salt & Wit Blog

2.) Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco via The Damn Delicious Blog

3.) Blackberry Whiskey Lemonade via Life as a Strawberry

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Top 12 D.I.Y. Raw Sugar Lip Scrub Recipes

D.I.Y. raw sugar scrubs are not only awesome in the process of getting ready for the wedding - they make awesome wedding favors too.

Each scrub contains an exfoliating agent and a moisturizer, and you can check out these 12 great recipes for some inspiration. And if you're looking for stronger scents, or for scents that are hard to infuse, you can add in essential or flavor oils.

My favorite is the Strawberry Lip Scrub to the left, via Yours Truly Sann, because it looks so delicious, & it's super easy to make.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Five Little White Dresses from ModCloth.com Under $300 & a $20 Discount

I love ModCloth.com & I love that they offer over 20 simple wedding dress perfect for your special day, and all three-hundred dollars or less.

Even better than that I've teamed up with ModCloth to offer visitors $20 off their first $50 purchase via this link - $20 Off $50 ModCloth.com. Make sure to use this link to get the coupon and to search for the dress you want by name.

Shown to the left is the Graceful Grandeur Maxi Dress retailing for $300.

And in order, top to the bottom and left to right shown below, are; the Exquisite Elegance Lace Dress in White - $175.00, Celebrating Innovation Maxi Dress - $200.00, To Love and Be Lovely Maxi Dress in White - $300.00, & the A Gliding Light Maxi Dress in Ivory - $300.00.


Thursday, February 2, 2017

100+ Giveaways Perfect for the Bride to Be! Beauty, Style, & More!

I *love* entering giveaways because I get to read about a ton of new, great products while getting a chance to win them. :) Bookmark our site & come back to see this updated at least 2x weekly!

And so both because I love entering giveaways and because I think you will too I've scoured the web to find the best giveaways and sweepstakes ending from now until April for the bride to be!

Please make sure to bookmark our site & check back to see updates on this post. The last update was made 02/10/17.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

4 D.I.Y. Projects for Recycled Wine Corks: Inspiration for Wine Lovers

Drinking a lot of wine can come in handy when it comes to D.I.Y. projects for your wedding.

Creating monograms from wine corks is as easy as printing your letters, tracing them onto thin craft wood, cutting them out, and then using a hot glue gun to attach the corks.

And if you're not crafty like myself, you can always purchase a monogram from Anchored Soul Company, featured to the left, for $59.

I know I'd love to have this to remember my wedding day.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Green Succulent Themed Wedding w/Succulent DIY Projects

Succulents are beautiful, colorful, and easy to care for - perfect for your wedding day & for your guests to take home. And they can do triple duty at your reception as decor, table numbers, & favors.

For those who love succulents as much we do, here is the best & most unique succulent related wedding decor along a few amazing D.I.Y. projects.

The photo to the left is exactly what you can do if you put your mind to something while holding a hot glue gun - paper succulents created with the Tutorial for 7 Paper Succulents on LiaGriffith.com.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

5 DIY Projects Perfect for a State Park Wedding

I *love* the idea of a state park wedding, and I've found quite a few DIY projects & handmade items that fit into the theme perfectly for this post.

So far the best wedding favor idea I've seen for camping guests are these DIY Pine Cone Fire Starter favors from Evermine Weddings.

And if you're looking for something more colorful visit the DIY post on Something Turqouise for a little more inspiration. All you'll be doing is adding a little candle dye.