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10 Gifts for the Newly Engaged Bride

Posted 02/27/2014 by in Good Things \ Leave a comment

Being engaged is truly one of the most exciting times in a girl’s life and an occasion that most certainly should be celebrated! Whether you are the mother of the bride, BFF, or sister-to-be, these 10 gift ideas are perfect for the newly engaged bride. On the hunt for the perfect bridesmaid’s gift? Check out 10 gift ideas for your …

White and Red Holiday Food Packaging

15 Holiday Packaging Ideas

Posted 12/05/2013 by in Good Things \ 3 comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here and one of our favorite holiday traditions is to wrap presents that will take center stage underneath the tree. This year, we are wrapping it up pretty this holiday season with 15 of our favorite packaging ideas!

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2013 Holiday Gift Guide

2013 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted 12/04/2013 by in Good Things \ Leave a comment

‘Tis the season! Have you scratched any items off of your holiday gift list yet? I must admit that I’m only starting my shopping, and with so many amazing choices out there, I am having a tough time narrowing things down! Here are 9 of my favorite gift ideas perfect for the ladies in your life! My personal wish list …


Featured Vendor Introduction: Gemvara

I’m so excited to welcome Gemvara as one of EAD’s newest featured vendors!  Gemvara is a fabulous online jeweler that lets you customize your choice of gemstones and metals to create the piece that is perfectly your style.

Traditional diamond rings are awesome, don’t get me wrong (and you can find plenty of them at Gemvara, in all price ranges) but …


Man’s Best Friend

Posted 07/18/2011 by in Good Things, Photography \ 9 comments

I hope you’re ready for another post of cuteness overload! We’re loving doggies this week, and helping Chicago rescue One Tail at a Time win $25,000 (don’t forget to vote by clicking here and then comment here for your chance to win a $50 gift card to Pottery Barn!), so we thought we would throw in some puppy wedding inspiration with …


National Puppy Day

Posted 03/23/2011 by in Good Things, Photography \ 25 comments

Hi everyone!  It’s Christen here, back with some puppy inspiration for your wedding.  According to my pet insurance newsletter, today is National Puppy Day! What better way to celebrate it than with some photos of man’s best friend celebrating his people’s big day right along with them?

{Groomspuppy photo by Amelia Lyon via La Belle Bride}

{Dachshunds photo by John Solana Photography …


DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Posted 05/05/2010 by in DIY, Good Things \ 6 comments

Mother’s Day is just around the corner!  For those of you still looking for some gift-giving inspiration, Beka, Kimberly, and Stephanie from Styled, formerly Innove Events, created some gorgeous gifts for their own mothers and I’m so excited that they shared their ideas with us! Each of the unique and personal gifts was created for less than $40.

Kimberly’s mom has …


Holidays already? Gift Ideas!

Posted 11/25/2009 by in Good Things \ 2 comments

belt from j.crew, $55; nikon d90 for newbie photo enthusiasts with wealthy santas, amazon, $794.95; snuggie, $14.95, image source; faux fur muffler (I have always wanted a muffler! I think one of our american girl dolls must’ve had one), from urban outfitters, $28; mustache necklace from etsy seller little angels jewelry, $11.99 (I want one); dj hero from gamestop, $119 (for PS3); julian scarf with …


Hand Painted Wine Glasses

Posted 07/30/2009 by in Bridal Shower, DIY, Good Things \ 6 comments

 I absolutely LOVE when bridal showers or bachelorette parties have a project, craft or activity.  This love does not extend to games, because, lets face it-bridal shower games are pretty horrific for the most part.  

A dear friend of mine has started a business called Wine and Designs.  I went to her house for lunch last week, and she had …


The eight-week freakout… and a call for help.

I have one of those countdowns on my Facebook profile that tells me how many days are left until the wedding. I used to think it was a fun, quirky thing to have, but as the number gets smaller and smaller, I find myself getting more and more freaked out about how little time we have left. There’s just so …


Vintage Monogram Inspiration

Posted 07/16/2009 by in Good Things, Inspiration, Stationery \ 53 comments

One of the most inspirational blog posts for me so far has been How to Design Vintage Monograms by Vintage Glam Weddings. So, my official first day that I was absolutely 100% completely and totally done with grad school, what do I do? Oh, you know…went back to Lehigh and checked out a book on monograms. Guess I just can’t …


Bridesmaid Gift Ideas…

Posted 06/17/2009 by in Beauty, Good Things \ 5 comments

Before I start my post today, I just wanted to tell you sweet readers thank you for your excitement about our house, and we are happy to announce that they have accepted our offer!  We are doing inspections this week, and we close on August 10th!!  It is so surreal and exciting.  I told Vince the thing I’m the most …