I knew going into wedding planning that there would be a lot of cooks in the kitchen, we knew there would be a few things where we just couldn't compromise and would have to put our collective foot down. I offered, early on, to be the bad guy in these situations, since I could just say "I'm the bride, and this is what I want." Turns out, no one cares if I'm the bride unless I want what "the bride" is supposed to want in their minds. "I" have been erased from the process. Let me give you some examples…
When two Canadian geologists elope to Iceland, you may rest assured that the photographs will be mind-blowing. BUT. Photographer Ann Peters had so much cool info to share on the details, that (I can't believe I'm saying this) I have to make you wait a few more words than usual before you see the photos.
Tara and Landon began their wedding day at a geothermal hotel in the hot springs town of Hveragerði in southern Iceland. Getting to their ceremony site on the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier involved a base camp, a Super JEEP, an hours-long drive, and a 40-minute climb. Side note: Apparently the glacier is near a volcano that's overdue for eruption. Marriage is an adventure, y'all.
This week we're celebrating the tea-length, the mini, and the cocktail — that's right, it's short dress week! Today we've got a couple of voracious readers getting bookishly wed in an adorable two-room school-house complete with book page flowers, "yay" flags, and a really sweet tribute to the grandparents.
You guys might remember Edinburgh-based wedding photographer Lauren McGlynn from her amazing work and our super copious love for her. It's her FIVE-YEAR anniversary of advertising with us and she's back with some persuasive reasons to elope to Edinburgh, Scotland (as if that needs any convincing!). Bring on the kilted, Outlander-themed dreams, Lauren.
This week we're celebrating the tea-length, the mini, and the cocktail — that's right, it's short dress week! Today we've got a backyard wedding with family vows, Mad-Libs, polka dots, trivia, and tons of pizza. How did these two know exactly what we wanted to see today? Perk up your midweek with this super sweet, family-centric wedding on a Tuesday.
Books and superheroes? Belinda and Raul included both when they got married at Housing Works Bookstore last June. The bookstore in Soho, New York was the perfect backdrop for the couple's kickass style. Belinda was swoon-worthy in a tea-length dress, birdcage veil, and film-star-red lipstick. And if Raul would have only rocked his blue tuxedo and skinny tie, that would have been enough, but check out the hidden superpower underneath — he and his groomsmen sported superhero shirts under their duds! Photographer Carole Cohen mentioned that the fellows showed off the shirts during the reception — after a few drinks.
This week we're celebrating the tea-length, the mini, and the cocktail — that's right, it's short dress week! Today we've got the perfect adult summer camp: lawn games, a beer truck, tents, and a s'mores bar. Oh, and two of the cutest skateboarding and crafting couples this side of Camp North Star.
We love custom options and making something standard into something that is totally YOU. We see custom dresses all the time, and we pretty much know how that all works; but when it comes to a custom engagement or wedding ring, it starts to get a little hazy. We've partnered up with longtime best custom jewelry-making pals, Joseph Jewelry, to see what a custom ring entails and how we can make it a REALLY fun and creative experience.
You know I like to do special needs shoe posts now and then… larger shoes, smaller shoes, wide shoes, shoes for folks with disabilities, wide calf boots, etc. But one special kind of foot-need I've never done is NARROW shoes. This is not a special foot-need I have any personal experience with, so apologies in advance if I screw this one up. I'm doing my best here… finding fabulous and funky-ass footwear available down to width 4A.