DIY Vintage-Inspired Bridesmaid Proposals

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Getting engaged is an exciting time in a girl’s life, and what better way to celebrate than to invite all her best girls to be at her side?  Bridesmaid proposals can be anything from a question asked in-person to an elaborate, themed-luncheon.  For my bridesmaid proposal, I decided to keep it simple and create personal, vintage-inspired cards that could be kept as keepsakes.  Here’s how it was done: Continue reading

WAID Holiday Party Prep Part 2: Festive Food Selections

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A party isn’t a party without a great food selection.  Whether you choose to throw a cocktail affair or a five course meal, variety is key.  To continue our holiday series, I am going to dig into the menu portion of my party planning process and show you how to have a wide variety of options, while still sticking to our overall $100 to $150 total party budget. Continue reading

Hidden Gems UnVEILED #1: Ribbon

I find that there’s nothing better than an impactful decor element that’s created from an everyday product — especially when said everyday product is extremely affordable.  To start off this series, I will highlight one of my favorite hidden decor gems…ribbon.  Yes, ordinary ribbon that can be purchased in grocery stores and craft stores the like.  Ribbon is a trim that is associated with a multitude of mood descriptors. Continue reading

Beyond A Photograph

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“A photograph is always invisible, it is not it that we see.”–Roland Barthes

The above quote by Roland Barthes couldn’t be any closer to the truth. Pictures truly do say a thousand words. When we look at a photograph, we not only see the subjects in the picture, we are transported to a single moment in time–a memory. We’ll remember events that occurred on that day, what the weather was like, what hilarious instances arose, and what emotions we were feeling at that time. I believe that photographs can be one of the most important decor elements when creating a customized event. Continue reading

Anchors Away

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I can never get enough of anything nautical.  From event themes to clothing, shoes to jewelry, and home decor to landscapes, I love it all!  I figured I’d kick off the month of January with an inspiration for those like me who love all things maritime.  What are your favorite nautical finds? Continue reading

Pretty In Pink

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Pink is a color that girls and women alike have always adored.  It symbolizes everything that is sweet, feminine, romantic, and girly. So why not use it as a color for your next event?  From hot pinks to subtle, light, dusty tones, pinks can be great main and accent colors.  They can be paired with complimentary neutrals, or matched with an equally exciting and bold color like a lime green. Continue reading