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18 Feb

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Hot on the heels of the Flea Market Style Weddings magazine launch earlier this year, the FMS Wedding Lab will be making its debut at the Spring Junk Bonanza!

Working to bring the pages of FMS Weddings to life, the Wedding Lab will be chock full of vintage-inspired ideas and resources for your upcoming wedding or event! All of this in the heart of the Junk Bonanza in Shakopee, Minnesota.

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GetMarried is thrilled to be on-site offering insights on trends, resources and inspiration alongside some of the best in the biz (people AND treasures!)

Elizabeth Demos, the author of "Vintage Wedding Style: More than 25 Simple Project & Endless Inspiration for Your Big Day" will providing her expertise to the Lab and on-site signing her book.

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Also helping curate the inspiration is Junk Bonanza vendor and vintage prop stylist, Clare Hoelderle of The Red Bench. Clare's nature-inspired barn reception wedding is featured in the FMS Weddings magazine. Beautiful.

Want more details for the upcoming Wedding Lab?!?...follow GetMarried on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest scoop and giveaways.

Interested in learning more about The Junk Bonanza?!?...get details on the event and tickets here. You can also check out GetMarried's day at the Junk Bonanza from last fall to get a feel for what the round up vibe.

Hope to see you there!!

Cheers!

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Photo credit: Junk Bonanza

09 Jan

Love this infographic just released by Wedding Paper Divas. Fun information as you are paving your way to the altar...

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Thank you WPD data for confirming the time, energy, blood sweat and tears that can go into planning your big day, now you have to remember to not sweat the small stuff and just focus on keeping it thoughtful and real.

One way to start making it a reality is to set the tone and get your guests fired up with your Save The Dates! Always a fan of the cards and magnets from Wedding Paper Divas, I wanted to share a few of my timeline favorites from their current collection...

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Happy planning and cheers to the "I do's!"

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Photo credit: Wedding Paper Divas

 

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21 Sep

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I ran across this infographic by Ammeil Mendoza on Refinery29 (one of my favorite spots to browse daily) and it is pure gold sprinkled with perfect humor.

My favorite part of the criteria at the end...floral crowns, fishtail braid, kimchi in mason jars, gooseberries...love it!

Thank you Pinterest for being the enabler of hipster wedding inspiration for everyone.

Cheers!

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30 Aug

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heartBlue these coasters exclusively designed for Gracious Bridal.

What a fun way to leave some words of wisdom for the happy couple - and create a guest book at the same time!

Cheers!

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10 Aug

Wedding technology is getting cooler and cooler by the day - and a must to plan your big day efficiently!

Storymix has teamed up with four wedding technology providers (Minted, Appy Couple, Smart Bride Boutique, Wishpot) to show you how to get the five of the top wedding trends for less using wedding technology.

Check it out!

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18 Jun

One the latest trends that I find SO fabulous is that brides and grooms are picking their wedding parties more and more based on their relationships and who stands up on their side rather than like a 6th grade school dance with boys on one side, girls on the other.

So yes, I can experience this trend real-time...I am so honored to be asked to be a groomswoman for the very first time! A dear friend of mine is getting married this fall and he has asked me to stand up on his side along with his other closest friends - guys and girls alike. Fantastic idea! I would have loved to have my brother by MY side!

However, with this comes a whole new learning experience as we prep for the big day and make sure we are doing everything we girl friends can to support the groom - and look amazing too.

One of my first thoughts was...this is awesome editorial material! My second thought was...seriously...what's the plan? I love my friend but does he really know what it takes to get the female half ready to be in a wedding party...it's more than renting a tux?!? Dress? Hair? Shoes? Accessories? Nails?

With all these questions, I think this is best suited for ongoing updates on GetMarried so we can cover all the bases for any groomswoman in the same boat (and maybe I can even get the groom to contribute with the Dude's Point of View!)

Let's start with the dress...first of all, I was happy to learn it WAS a dress and not a girl-tux (as much as I love an amazing tuxedo pant - and yes, Jane Lynch can rock the YSL tux...I was hoping for a cute frock - and ideally with pockets!) 

I immediately enlisted the help of one of my favorite bridal boutiques, Flutter Boutique and came up with a few options to run by the lovely bride and groom. Ultimately, we decided on something more structured so it would align best with the groomsmen's tuxes and not compete with the lace of the bridesmaids dresses.

Wa-la!! Here is our pick for the groomswoman dress...simple, classic and chic. The perfect LBD. Very Audrey Hepburn-esque. I it! 

 

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Black? Check. Short? Check. Pockets? Check. (Yahoo!). Ordered? Check.

Next on the list are shoes, accessories, hair, nails...and the bachelor party?!?! Stay tuned - especially when I get feature it as a Real Wedding this Fall!

Cheers!

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