My book's cover

July 24 2006 | arielmstallings

Cover of my first book, originally uploaded by .Ariel.

This is it! Evidently, my editor had a huge amount of back 'n' forth with the design department, but I didn't see any of the rejected covers. I'm pretty pleased with this final result — she's not me, but she's got the pink hair.

  1. Awesome! looks good and the pink hair is nice too. i'll get those for christmas presents this year! hahaah no more boring weddings to attend in the family!

  2. Hey! Thats pretty nifty. It has been fun following the process of your book. I was thinking of your post about blessings and your husband's accident. I truly hope that you continue to see how blessing unfold even in such diffcult circumstances.

  3. What a fantastic cover! My good friend just got engaged and has been asking me a ton of planning-type questions. I'll be getting her this book!

  4. The covor looks great, definitely something I would pick up even if I didn't read your blog! The colors work very well together.

    Since I "plan" on getting engaged soon, I will definitely need thoughts/ideas on how to do it all. A site I use for all of my crafty needs is It is a forum where people post things they have made and usually include tutorials. Here is the link especially for weddings. I have found some great STD ideas along with other great things: is the

  5. Oh man! I wish this book was out when I was planning my wedding last year. I saw other sights and resources but they still were too traditional.
    In this day and age you wouldn't think keeping your name and not being "given away" were nontraditional. But oddly enough, they are.

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