Top 5 Bachelorette Party Road Trip Destinations

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Whether you plan to hit the beach or gallivant around the Sin City for a night or two, taking a trip for your bachelorette/hen party can be an amazing experience you’ll never forget.

I’ve put together a list of my top 5 bachelorette party getaways involving sun, shopping, fancy frozen drinks and pampered feet. Enjoy! Continue reading

Nicole + Matthew: A Hot Pink and White Kentucky Wedding

As if the bright pink bridesmaids dresses and the Bride’s elegant bouquet of white roses and daisies weren’t enough to make this wedding just too sweet for words, they had to go and include an immaculate mansion to the mix.

The venue is breathtaking and this couple is so obviously madly in love; what fabulous photos from Sandra Dee’s Photography!

Nicole Hayes and Matthew Harrell were married on August 27, 2011 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Continue reading

DIY Wedding Favors: Goodie Bags Part 2

If you loved the three DIY goodie bag ideas in my last post then you’ll likely continue to gush over these equally adorable, affordable and easy ideas as well.

Making your own wedding favors is always a great way to add your own personal style to your special day, and I think these little goodie bags are just too sweet not to love! Continue reading

DIY Wedding Favors: Goodie Bags Part 1

Finding wedding favors that suit your wedding style to perfection — and fit into your wedding budget — is sometimes a difficult challenge.

Instead, choosing to make your own favors can help alleviate the stress of endless searching and it really gives you creative control to put your own personal spin on your favors and make them all your own.

As a sort of continuation to last week’s blog post all about DIY wedding favor boxes, here is a two-parter that explores six simple yet fabulous goodie bag favor ideas.  Continue reading

DIY Wedding Favor Ideas

Are you a do-it-yourself Bride? Well, a great way to put your own personal flair on your wedding — and save a little cash — are DIY wedding favors! Adorably wrapped little wedding favor boxes filled with special treats are a great way to really wow your guests without breaking the bank.

Here are three DIY favor ideas perfect for vintage, black tie and rustic wedding themes. Enjoy! Continue reading

Designer Spotlight: 5 Reasons to Have a Spring Wedding

Hello Brides!

We’ve never properly been introduced…My name is Anne, I’ve been working with Weddingstar since May of ’08 as a creative and product designer. I am engaged to the sweet and handsome love of my life. We have been together for 7 years this February, and engaged for 1 year.

My favorite time of year is now, as we begin to brainstorm and create preliminaries for new products. I love being part of a team of talented creatives that are setting the bar in the industry for bride’s across the globe!

The robins announce their return with their beautiful song, the crisp smell in the air and the warm sun shining in our windows. Who wouldn’t be inspired by all these wonderful things making a return?

Spring evokes a feeling of giddiness in all of us, similar to the giddiness you felt after your first amazing date with your now fiance. With all the promises it holds for a beautiful season ahead both in the weather forecast and in love, here are 5 more reasons to have a spring wedding. Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Wedding Inspiration Boards

Valentine’s Day may fall on a Tuesday this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still go all-out gushy for your February wedding! Here are my top 3 romantic, playful and modern Valentine’s Day inspired wedding themes. Enjoy! Continue reading

Great New Trend: Flash Mob Marriage Proposals

How sweet is that?! Trang and Nam’s flash mob marriage proposal video got more than a million views on YouTube in one week and is one of the most-watched flash mob videos ever.

I had the opportunity to chat with co-founders of Flash Mob America, Staci Lawrence and Conroe Brooks about the company’s instant success and their thoughts on why people are so enthralled by dance and the element of surprise.

The two started the company in November, 2009 and since then, their flash mobs have hit the streets all over the U.S. and have even inspired flash mobs around the world. Flash Mob America’s flash mobs have also been featured on the hilarious TV sitcom, Modern Family, as well as the hit reality series, The Bachelorette.

So, without further adieu, here’s what they had to say… Continue reading