Friday, July 27, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Footwear Friday

By: Nina

Looking for the perfect wedding shoes?! Well, let's be honest ladies, WHO ISN'T?! There are always the traditional and classy all white shoes that would look gorgeous with any wedding dress, OR you could go above and beyond like most brides like to do. BLUE WEDDING SHOES! Usually the blue is a garter or earrings or something that you put on your wedding bouquet, but why not your shoes? There are millions of different shades of blue and they look stunning in your white wedding dress! Be inspired.

Photo Credit: Sara

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Bridesmaid Hangers

By Nina

There are always little thing you can do for your wedding that can be cute and organized, and also used as a wedding gift! With these personalized bridesmaid hangers, the girls won't get their dresses mixed up and also gives then a nice take home memory. You could also make the "Maid of Honor" hanger anything with you wanted. Be inspired.

Photo Credit: Delovely Details

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Wedding Bouquet

By Nina

You're wedding day should be a day of celebration and all the people who are close and important to you. Unfortunately, there are sometimes some special people who cannot make it to our special day, but that is no reason not to include them. Here is a special and personal way to have your loved ones still be apart of your big day. By putting a picture of them on your bouquet is a way of having them there to see you walk do the isle to start your new life. Be inspired.

Photo Credit :Lilly

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Ring Bearer Box

By: Nina

Looking for a new twist on the traditional ring bearer pillow? Well looks no further ladies, this amazing DIY box is easy and adorable. All you need is a few helpful things and you have the priceless, inexpensive ring bearer box you've been looking for! Remember ladies, this is your day, don't be afraid to have what you want at your wedding. Be inspired. 

Photo Credit:  Renee 

Friday, July 20, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Footwork Friday

By Julie

If you’re having an outdoor wedding, or going to be outside on your wedding day then this product is for you!  Heels Above heel caps are going to be lifesaver for walking in the grass.  Not only will the help you walk without sinking, but they will also keep the tips of your heels clean for future wear.  Don’t worry about anyone noticing them under your dress because they are clear!  You can find a set of this wonderful invention on Amazon for a great price.  Be inspired.

Photo Credit: Wedding Bee

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Signature Scent

By Julie
Instead of just having pictures to bring back wedding memories, try a wedding scent!  Wear a special perfume on the day of your wedding so every time you wear it brings back memories of the day!  Have expensive taste in perfume?  Check your local TJ Maxx and Marshalls perfume section often to get your scent at a much cheaper price! Be inspired.

Photo Credit: Chloe, Balenciaga, Gucci, and Dior

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | 10 Times Not To Wear Your Engagement Ring

By Julie

We know how exciting it is to flaunt your engagement ring out and about, but there are times and places you just shouldn’t wear it.  These tips will help you keep your ring in perfect condition.  Invest in a cute ring holder to place your ring in when you take it off!  Keep it on your nightstand, so you know where your ring is when it’s not on your finger!  Be inspired.
1. Put on lotion
2. Swim
3. Clean the house
4. Do the dishes
5. Operate heavy machinery
6. Play tennis
7. Gardening
8. Sleep
9. Lifting Weights
10. Cleaning the oven

Photo Credit: EtsyRepinly, and Jadore Les Macarons

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Cocktail Hour Drinks

By Julie

A new way of incorporating the tradition of “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” is popping up at cocktail hours.  Couples are coming up with cocktails that fit into those “something’s” instead of having signature drinks.  Think of other drinks that reflect you and your hubby that would work, or even create your own!  Don’t forget to sample them before the wedding!  Be inspired.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Peonies Blues

By Julie

Love the look of Peonies but can’t afford them with your budget?  Cabbage roses are a money saving secret!  They look almost identical, and let’s face it, no one is going to know but you :) Cabbage roses are available year round unlike peonies who are only available four months out of the year.  Be inspired.

Photo Credit: Pinterest, Google, & Google

Friday, July 13, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Cinderella/s Glass Slipper

By: Nina

Looking for the perfect "princess" touch to your wedding? Ladies, I have one word for you.... SHOES! What better way to make your wedding dress and day even more speacial and fairytale like then the new Christian Louboutin and Disney collaborated twist on Cinderella's glass slipper?! And what better reason to own a pair of Louboutin's?! This adds the perfect touch to any wedding.. and to making you feel like an absolute princess on your special day. Be inspired.

Photo Credit: Cat

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Bridesmaid Gift Idea

By: Nina

Don't know what to get your bridesmaids as a gift? Here's an idea that is cute for everyone in your party... ROBES! Get each of your bridesmaids a monogramed robe in the color of your wedding with their name on the front and "Bridesmaid" or "Maid of Honor" on the back. And of course, your in white with "Bride" ! It's a great way to get ready before the wedding and they won't have to worry about messing their hair and makeup up while trying to get dressed. It helps but a relaxing feel to a busy day. Be inspired. 

Photo Credit: Julie Cate

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Table Numbers

By: Nina

Want your guests to be know a little more about you? Why not start with the numbers on the tables at the reception! Pick some numbers that mean the most to the both of you, i.e. the day you met, the day you got engaged, the day you got married, both of you lucky numbers, etc. This is a cute, simple and creative way to let your guests know some fun facts about the two lovebirds will be a great touch to your wedding day! But keep it a secret, let your guests be surprised when they read their fact! Be inspired.

Photo Credit: Mary

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | DIY Guest Book Idea

By: Nina

Want something that sets you aside from everyone else on YOUR wedding day? Try this cute DIY idea for a guest book! I think this is a very cute and more personal way to read the best wishes your near and dears had to say about you and your new hubby! It also adds a nice rustic touch to your speacial day. Also, making a quilt is a fun and new experience that you and your partner.. or mom, can enjoy together before the big day. Be inspired.

Photo Credit: Nicole

Monday, July 9, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Paper Flowers

By Marla
This is a perfect little touch to your rustic chic wedding. Adding paper flowers to your centerpieces or randomly spread out through your venue. Just take old news paper or pages out of an old book, and fold them into individual sized rose petals. These hand crafted flowers will have all your guests talking about your DIY roses. Be inspired.
Photo Credit: Pintrest

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Lace Invitations

By Marla
Add some beautiful details to your wedding invitations. Wrapping the invitation in lace and adding a ribbon of your color of choice is such a chic way to make your invitation stand out. You could also add different bows or even dried flowers to the invitation as well. This is a great project for your and your bridesmaids to do together as a DIY project! Be inspired.

Photo Credit: Dionne Lashell

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Footwork Saturday

By Marla
Not only is this a great, easy, and simple DIY, but this website is full of them! Add a little flare to your shoes on your special day by adding chiffon to your peep toes. All  you need is a little strip of your favorite patterned or color chiffon, and tie knots around the peep toe. This could be a perfect idea for something blue that would definitely be unique! Be inspired.
Photo Credit: Project Vanity

Friday, July 6, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | The Big News

By Marla
I think this is such a good idea to frame your wedding photos. It is very easy and inexpensive to create! Framing your wedding pictures with news paper from the date you were married adds a very simple chic touch to your wedding photos. Not only will you remember your special day, but some other historic events that may have occurred as well. Be inspired.
Photo Credit: Emily A. Clark

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Five Things About The Couple

By Marla
This is a fun reception detail that will keep your guests entertained before dinner. Make cards for each dinner table setting with five things about the bride and the groom. This will keep guests entertained and also know a fun knew fact about the couple. Customize the card to keep with your wedding theme, colors, and make it unique! Be inspired.
Photo Credit: La Belle Vie Design

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | A Memory That Lasts Forever

By Marla
After your wedding, send your flowers and dress out to have them preserved. Frame your items in shadow boxes and you have a beautiful keep sake that can be treasured from years to come. By adding pictures and other crafty details you can have a custom frame of your own. Be inspired.
Photo Credit: Weddepot

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Barn Wedding

By Marla
Barn weddings seem to be the new crave this year, especially if you're having a rustic chic or vintage wedding. What is great about having a barn wedding is that you can add different elements and decorations to make it look like what you have always imagined. By adding different lighting, and linens, and centerpieces you can create a beautiful elegant setting for your big day. Be inspired.
Photo Credit: Style Me Pretty

Monday, July 2, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | A Walk Down Memory Lane

By Marla
This DIY project is great for table numbers. The table numbers can represent a picture of the bride and groom through their years! The pictures can bring up great memories and show how much the couple has grown over the years. This will definitely be a fun element to add to the reception. Be inspired.
Photo Credit: Kio Kreations

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Pittsburgh Wedding Planner | Rustic Chic Wedding Invitations

By Marla
For a rustic chic wedding these invitations are the way to go! These beautiful invitations are hand crafted and painted, so they are custom to each bride and groom. This is a great DIY project for the couple to do together. Adding doily to your invites just gives them the cutest little touch! Be inspired.
Photo Credit: Oh So Beautiful Paper