Platinum Proposal Giveaway

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Our friends at OneWed are awarding one lucky reader the ultimate prize to get in on the trend of proposing to her man- a pair of hand engraved Platinum wedding bands from jewelry designer Kirk Kara, worth approximately $5,000! Tell them in 200 words or less how you would (or will) POP your Platinum Proposal, […]



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To Groom (or not to groom) TMR Twitter Contest

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The Man Registry is giving away a terrific grooming kit (valued at $50) to a lucky tweeting bride who can tell us in 140 characters or less why their hubby-to-be needs some grooming help.  Whether it’s because he chews his toenails, needs a serious nose-hair pluck, or hasn’t been to the dentist in three years, […]



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Unique Wedding Centerpieces

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I just got back from a wonderful wedding this weekend. Our friends Shawn and Melissa got married and their wedding was beautiful and full of thoughtful details. One of my favorite things were their centerpieces which were gorgeous and unique.  I of course, forgot to take photos but it inspired me to find some really […]



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Shoebilee Shoe & Wedding Accessory Extravaganza

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If you’re a bride in Seattle or Western Washington the Shoebilee Shoe & Wedding Accessory Extravaganza is an event you don’t want to miss! It’s coming up this weekend and the details are below. Happy Shopping! When: Sat. 6/27 10-6 & Sun. 6/28 12-5 Where: 235 Strander Blvd., Suite 100 • Tukwila, WA 98188 What: […]



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Something Blue

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When I was getting married last year, I wondered where the custom of “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” came from? After doing a little research I found out that it derives from this old saying: Something old, something new Something borrowed, something blue And a silver sixpence in her shoe This tradition […]



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A Tribute to my Dad

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My whole life I looked up to my Dad, he was the smartest, funniest and most loving man I knew. Not only was he a great Father but I knew he was a wonderful husband too. My parents have been married for 35 years and are still happy and very much in love. When I […]



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Inkubook Wedding Photo Book Giveaway

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Photo books are a great, cost effective and best all, easy way to make a beautiful wedding album. I made a few for my parents and in-laws and they loved them, which is why I am excited to announce our latest blog giveaway from Inkubook! One lucky bride will win: 1 FREE Wedding Guest Book […]



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Groom’s Guide to Renting a Limo

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Guys love cars so it should come as no surprise that planning wedding day transportation is a favorite wedding duty of grooms. Whether it’s a stretch limo or even a classic Bentley or Rolls Royce, grooms are getting more creative with riding in style on the big day. Here are a few tips on making […]



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Nontraditional wedding bouquets!

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I absolutely love fresh flowers, there’s nothing like them but I came across this gorgeous bouquet made entirely of seashells (pictured below) and I had to share it.  It inspired me to look for other nontraditional bouquets that you could use not only on your wedding day but for years to come!



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Love this easy and creative wedding decor!

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I have a friend who used stencils at their wedding (photo below) so when guest walked into the reception it thanked them for coming. Not only did it look beautiful, it also added such a nice, elegant and meaningful touch. Jennifer, from The Simple Stencil emailed me and that’s exactly what their company does. Her […]



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