Wedding Planning

#SamSquared2016: Accommodating Others on My Wedding Day

There’s a large part of wedding culture that emphasizes the bride getting whatever she wants for her wedding day. That it’s the ONE DAY you get to be the star and you better not blow it. I honestly think this is largely ridiculous. First of all, the bride is marrying SOMEONE, and sometimes there isn’t… Continue reading #SamSquared2016: Accommodating Others on My Wedding Day

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#SamSquared2016: Our Unconventional Timeline

We bucked tradition and did the reception all out of order. Read why it worked for us here!

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#SamSquared2016: The Tables!

Ok! I’ve covered the aisle runner and the dress. You can also read an overview of our board game vision. Now it’s time to talk tablescapes! We knew we wanted to have a board game per table once we settled on our Fun & Games theme, but I also wanted to add some height to… Continue reading #SamSquared2016: The Tables!

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#SamSquared2016: The Dress

Now that you’ve heard about the biggest project: our Game of Life inspired Aisle Runner, I’ll move onto something almost every bride deals with: THE DRESS!   I went into wedding dress shopping completely clueless. Despite my degree in fashion, I had never once gone shopping for fancy gowns, not even for prom (since I… Continue reading #SamSquared2016: The Dress

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Mother of all Aisle Runners: Part 2

  At end of part 1, I hoped this project wouldn’t take too long. The final picture of part 1 was taken on February 12. The Aisle Runner was not fully done until May 2. Obviously other things were happening at the same time, including a 2.5 week trip to Virginia in the middle of… Continue reading Mother of all Aisle Runners: Part 2

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Mother of all Aisle Runners: Part 1

By far the biggest project for our wedding was the fully hand painted aisle runner, see how I accomplished it here!