Our Engagement Photos

Wedding planning has completely taken over my life and I love every second of it.  It’s made me want to start my own wedding/event planning business!

I wanted to share some of our amazing engagement photos from our photographer Christy Nicole.  She took the most beautiful photos this day (which started with rain then turned into humidity- don’t mind my frizzy hair) and I cannot wait for her to shoot our wedding.  These were taken back in November but I’m just now getting around to posting – wedding planning is seriously a second job!

Matt and I love Christmas-time.  We started dating around this time of year so it holds a special place in our hearts.  So, what better theme to go with for our engagement photos than Christmas!  We went to a near-by Christmas tree farm for the shoot.  I came up with this little set-up (I love the use of props!) and purchased that cute date banner from Etsy.   All other rentals are from Eat Sleep Vintage.

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Our Engagement Party

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A few months ago, we celebrated our engagement with our bridal party and family at my parent’s house.  It was such a beautiful day outside for some food, fun and bubbly!

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I wore a boho-inspired white maxi dress with side slits.  To complete  the hippie-chic feel, I wore a flower crown from our local florist (I was so obsessed with it!).

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Our whole bridal party was in attendance and with everyone coming together, it made the wedding seem so REAL!  We cannot wait for all of the other celebrations to come over the next year – including the big day!!

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How I Proposed to my Bridesmaids

Almost immediately after getting engaged, one of the first things I thought of (among a million other things) was – who would be in my bridal party?!  Only it was less of a question since I already knew exactly who I wanted standing next to me on my big day!  But… ::I’ll just put it out there now:: I’m not a simple person. I wanted to ask my bridal party ladies to be my bridesmaids in an exciting and fun way.

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I sent out these Paperless Post invites and stocked up on some bubbly 🙂  I also bought some cute favors, customized bridesmaids picture frames… and the fun factor: “Will You Be My Bridesmaid” confetti poppers!  Needless to say, after a few glasses of champagne and girl-talk, the confetti lasted and lasted.. much longer than it should have among a group of 26 yr olds 😉  See below for all the fun photos!

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An Amazing Start to 2015

When I vowed to update my blog more this year, I really did want to keep it!  After a few events that occurred between then and now – let’s just say I think I’ll have A LOT more to write about now!  Sooo what happened?

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Yup!!! I got engaged 🙂  I was beyond surprised/excited that I haven’t even been able to put down into words that entire experience.  We are planning for a fall 2o16 wedding which gives us LOTS of time to plan (thank god because I can be so indecisive when it comes to planning things for myself).

However, I don’t see this turning into a “wedding blog” anytime soon.  I’d love to share some experiences but I still have so much love for fashion (and come on, you have to keep living your life even while planning a wedding!).

Just wanted to give a quick update on life right now!