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#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: 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 1

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

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#SamSquared2016 The Board Game Themed Wedding

I’m going to begin sharing specifics about our wedding over the upcoming weeks, but I wanted to start with an overview of the whole shindig.   Sam and I got started dating in 2011. We did long distance for 2.5 years and picked our wedding date in the summer of 2013 as a light at… Continue reading #SamSquared2016 The Board Game Themed Wedding

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Wedding Hashtags

Social media is becoming a significant part of weddings these days. Long gone are the disposable cameras on tables, and here to stay (or until the next innovation takes over) are cell phone cameras! There are several different ways to get your guests photos. You can set up an account with a photo-collecting app, often… Continue reading Wedding Hashtags