25 Mar

It’s such a bummer when pretty bridesmaids dresses end up only being worn on *the* occasion. Technically you could wear ‘em out after the fact, but it’s usually a stretch (to say the least). A dress to go from aisle to street would be cool, yes? Exactly why we’re chatting about Joanna August today. Their bridesmaids dresses are perfect for […]

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19 Mar

Anybody out there on the hunt for a gown or bridesmaids dresses? Bridal accessories, perhaps? HauteLook’s Wedding Ready Sale is this weekend! (Setting an alarm for 8am PST on Saturday, March 21st is probably a good idea, just sayin’.) Basically, this is your chance to get shoes, jewelry, accessories, and dresses at up to 60% Most […]

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18 Mar

Yay x 100, guys. Minted’s 2015 line of wedding invites is here! We’ve got one heckuva giveaway to celebrate, whoo hoo! But first, let us gush over the new designs, which basically encompass everything we love about wedding design this year: flirty florals, hand-painted details, gold (or rose gold or silver) foil, and lots more—here’s […]

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16 Mar

We love ANY excuse to throw a party and seeing as it’s now commonplace for couples to plan their wedding (and be engaged) for over a year, throwing a festive fête to mark your engagement has never been more en vogue. Or if you’re like us and already hitched, planning a party for friends freshly betrothed […]

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13 Mar

Let’s head into the weekend with a teensy peek at our next shoot with Crate and Barrel, shall we? Come Monday we’ve got a gorgeous, elegant engagement party for you but we thought we’d first share some of our favorite picks for a modern engagement gift registry with Crate and Barrel. Sure, many guests will bring a […]

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11 Mar

Notice a little something sparkly on Jillian’s finger? That modern ring was actually her grandmother’s that she recently had reset and restyled with Gemvara (who are pros at customizable, handcrafted jewelry). They’re the first to offer diamond + gemstone resetting online with their new service, Stone Reset by Gemvara (discount code below!). She was able to send […]

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26 Feb

If you’re not already Disney obsessed, it can seem a little counterintuitive to plan a Disney’s Fairy Tale Wedding or honeymoon. But then you realize that Disney has luxury resorts from Paris to Hawaii, that they can take care of all your wedding planning deets and honeymoon too, and that it doesn’t matter how big […]

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18 Feb

Accepting a cash gift may be the best (and sometimes only) way to make the wedding or honeymoon happen, but no lie… it’s often a bit awkward. How to get past any feelings of inauthenticity to ask and receive cash in a way that’s meaningful for both parties? After a little perusing through Tendr, we discovered that it’s actually quite […]

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17 Feb

Yesterday we shared how we made these fun floral print napkins using the HP Sprout and a site that prints custom fabric. And today we’d love to show you some ideas for a spring-y, floral wedding or bridal shower inspired by the pattern we created. Using the same pattern created with the Sprout, we designed a […]

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16 Feb

We love a new toy to play with at the 100 Layer Cake studio. So naturally we were thrilled when our HP Sprout arrived. Anything to inspire a DIY project is a-okay in our book, especially when it looks as sleek this. With the HP Spout we can transform any object into a graphic element for […]

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