Category Archive: Weddings

Nov 24

The Shedd Wedding: Details, Details

Welcome to part 4 of our 4 part series detailing the details of our wedding. What? So far we’ve talked about the dresses, the cake and favors, and the centerpieces and flowers. Today, we’ll talk about… everything else. First, I suppose it’s time that I go into detail about the curse that someone had placed …

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Nov 17

The Shedd Wedding: The Cake and Favors

Welcome to part 3 in the series about my wedding! My absolute favorite things at the wedding were the cake and favors and apparently the alcohol. I’d essentially planned my entire wedding on Pinterest before booking any vendors, splitting my boards into every possible category before pinning anything. This actually made it WAY easier when I …

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Nov 10

The Shedd Wedding: Flowers and Centerpieces


On to part 2 of the wedding series AKA a series of unfortunate events! This time, we’re going to cover how I did my flowers and centerpieces. A long time ago, I made the decision that I didn’t want to spend a million dollars on flowers, which naturally meant that I didn’t want a lot of …

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Nov 03

The Shedd Wedding: The dress


As many of you already know, I got married! After months of planning and weeks of crafting and days of panicking, our wedding went off without a hitch, um, happened. This is part 1 in a four-part series about our wedding, and all the happy little details that helped the thing take place. I’m going to …

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Jul 24

My $15 Wedding Invitations

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As many of you know, I’m currently in the process of planning my wedding. Our invitations we out on Monday, but I felt the need to share, since I save a TON of money by designing and printing my own invitations. I found a kit at a discount store called Ollie’s, which, according to their …

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Dec 20

A Very Swanky Wedding: Things That Happen After You Get Engaged


A number of things have happened since Chris and I got engaged, some of them a little more strange than others.   1) People, lots of people, will hug you. People you never expected to hug you will hug you. The night we got engaged, Chris’ best friend hugged me and congratulated us. He is …

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Nov 02

Wedding Centerpiece Ideas


Before Pinterest, it was actually fairly difficult to find ideas for centerpieces. Much of what I found before were some not-so-creative ideas that involved sticking some flowers in a vase. And sure, you could get together with your florist and have them put some flowers in some vases, but where’s the fun in that? Katie …

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Oct 31

A Very Swanky Wedding: Getting Engaged

Chris and I got engaged on Saturday! It was actually really cute. It was at my birthday party at the club where we met. He was working, but he came upstairs to where I was having my party and handed me the outer box that the ring came in. When I opened it, I found …

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Aug 31

Be My Bridesmaid?


So, you’ve gotten engaged, called your parents, and updated your status on facebook. Maybe you’ve even started to get the ball rolling on your plans. Now, it’s time to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding. Sure, you could just call them ask them, or get together at your favorite restaurant and dish about …

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Mar 05

Weddings: Bouquets

This was originially posted on on October 22, 2011. Three weeks ago, my best friend got married, and I got to be a bridesmaid. I’m going to post pictures as soon as I get them, but for now, I get to obsess. Ever since the wedding, Chris has been talking a LOT about getting married. …

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