Featured Designer: Emily Kotarski Bridal

Featured Designer: Emily Kotarski Bridal

Are you a soon-to-be-bride looking to customize the wedding gown of your dreams?  If so, meet Emily Kotarski.  If you're lucky enough to live in Charleston, SC, you no longer have to travel to New York City to design the chic, modern gown you've fantasized about.  Thanks to Emily Kotarski Bridal, brides can create a truly one-of-a-kind gown.  From the silhouette to the fabric to the rich embellishments, each gown is a unique, gorgeous representation of the bride and her personality.

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Featured Vendor - Rose Colored Creative

Featured Vendor - Rose Colored Creative

I absolutely love introducing you to some of my favorite Pittsburgh vendors and I couldn’t be more excited to have Sarah from Rose Colored Creative on the blog today.  She has a great eye for capturing the perfect shot and makes you feel so at ease in front of the lens.  I’ve watched Sarah’s business really take off and I am always so impressed with her creativity and passion for photography.  She recently launched a separate branch, Rose Colored Creative Weddings, to highlight the wedding photography side of her business.  

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The Top Pittsburgh Venues to Host Your Shower

The Top Pittsburgh Venues to Host Your Shower

Whether you are looking for a place to hold a bridal or baby shower, finding the perfect spot to host your soirée can sometimes become a daunting task.  A couple of months ago as I was looking for places to hold my baby shower, I realized firsthand how difficult it can be to find a space with character, that serves great food and doesn't break the bank.  Lucky for you, I did all the homework and uncovered some pretty spectacular places to host a unique, totally not lame shower.

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Gender Reveal Party Inspiration

Gender Reveal Party Inspiration

I really didn't plan on throwing a gender reveal party.  I'll be honest, I felt like no one would really care about the sex except Matt and I and it seemed a bit self-indulgent to make everyone spend their Saturday afternoon waiting for us to cut into a cake to reveal pink or blue icing.  However, as the days passed, we discovered our friends and family were actually interested in sharing this moment with us - and not only did they show up - they created some of the cutest gender reveal treats, games and decór.

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10 Tips for Choosing an Exceptional Wedding Planner

10 Tips for Choosing an Exceptional Wedding Planner

You get engaged, you spend a few weeks blisssfully floating on a cloud and suddenly you wake up and realize, "oh yikes, I have to plan a wedding now!".  Don't worry girl, I'm here to help.  When you first sit down to start thinking about planning your big day, all of the details can quickly become overwhelming.  Indoor or outdoor?  Summer or fall?  Band or DJ?  Which DJ?  You don't know any DJs!  You never needed a DJ before.  Enter the wedding planner.

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