How to Plan a Themed Wedding

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Wedding season is upon us and brides and grooms everywhere are putting the finishing touches on the plans for their big day. If you're still knee-deep in wedding plans of your own, this post is for you! Our friends from Simply Bridal are here with more wedding planning tips. Today they're teaching us all How to Plan a Themed Wedding. Take a look: One of my favorite receptions I've been to was in a gorgeous backyard and everything was decorate in vintage fair decor- they had a cotton candy … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Wedding Venue

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We are just starting to come out of engagement season, which means couples everywhere are now knee-deep in wedding plans! For those couples wondering how to choose a wedding venue, our friends from Simply Bridal have some helpful information you should consider when trying to decide the best location for you and your guests. Take a look: If you're looking for even more information on what to look for when choosing a wedding venue, including tips on what to ask when you visit varying … [Read more...]

A Real Simple Wedding Gift

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For my friend's wedding shower, I put together a real simple wedding gift that was nice, but also very practical. Spending a lot of money on a towel isn't always something people indulge in- right? {I know I never did!} Especially when I was a newlywed- I didn't have the means to spend more than a few dollars on one. So this gift was inspired by my recent love and appreciation of a nice, fluffy, super awesome towel. Simply buy 2 towels (1 for him and 1 for her), get some body wash that … [Read more...]

Families Are Forever Sign

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This Families are Forever sign is an easy Wedding or Shower gift. I made this for our close family friends when they were sealed in the temple. All you need is a frame and some scrapbook paper. I put vinyl on the glass, but you can certainly print something similar from your computer if you don't have vinyl. It will take you 2 minutes to assemble and it is such a thoughtful gift! (This post originally published on Somewhat Simple in July 2009) … [Read more...]

Damask Cookies Using a Projector

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It's wedding season! So it's time to take our cookies from cute to classy. Decorated sugar cookies aren't just for kids' parties and holidays. They are perfect for a "wow" factor at a wedding! I got the chance to make some damask decorated cookies for a family wedding recently.  There was another touch of damask on the table, so these went perfectly with the decor.  The plate was also set on top of one my cake stands, painted black.  It looked great! If you are an artist, then you will hav … [Read more...]