Crafty · Our Wedding

A Ribbon Backdrop that’s Destination Wedding Approved

So You want to DIY Your Wedding.  But you’re also traveling to your wedding.  How do you craft things — especially BIG things — that won’t be destroyed when you hit the road for your big day?   You get modular and crafty, friends.   There’s a place at our reception site that BEGGED for… Continue reading A Ribbon Backdrop that’s Destination Wedding Approved

Decor · Our Wedding · Tutorials

DIY Floating Floral Monogram

Bill and I recently shared the initial rundown of our DIY Wedding Decor and detailed 2 of the four zones we embellished.  First, we shared the dining area, complete with thrift-ed milk glass.  Then we highlighted how we chose to decorate the dance floor.  We also noted that we invested a great deal of effort intwo… Continue reading DIY Floating Floral Monogram

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7 Awesome & Unique Wedding Signs

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: “Trust Me, You Can Dance.” ~ Vodka I’m willing to bet you have – and I’m willing to bet you saw it at a wedding.  Or maybe on pinterest for a wedding.  Either way, it’s easily the most popular funny wedding sign you’ll ever come across.  We… Continue reading 7 Awesome & Unique Wedding Signs

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Beth & Bill’s DIY Wedding

In our OBX Wedding Planning recap we noted we chose The Inn on Pamlico Sound for our wedding reception venue.  We chose The Inn because we wanted a beach wedding that still had traditional reception elements.  We especially wanted a true first dance and a seated dinner.  The Inn boasts a large covered pavilion, perfect for a dance floor.  As for… Continue reading Beth & Bill’s DIY Wedding

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Our Outer Banks Wedding Invitations

I am a graphic designer hobbyist, and as we shared with our Save The Dates, I was all about designing as much of our wedding as I could.  So of course our invites were going to be designed by yours truly!  There are a lot of angles you can approach your DIY Invites, and A… Continue reading Our Outer Banks Wedding Invitations

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DIY OBX Wedding Save the Dates

So, we picked OBX for our wedding destination – now we had to tell everyone about it! While we have several wonderful friends’ save-the-dates on our fridge with their smiling faces, we knew we didn’t want our faces on someone’s fridge.  But we did like the magnet trend as a handy reminder about our wedding.… Continue reading DIY OBX Wedding Save the Dates

Our Story · Our Wedding

Weddings in the Smart Phone & Social Media Age

This article could also be called, “Did you even READ our Wedsite?”

In the age of the internet where everyone’s on social media and and almost everyone hasa smartphone, you have a lot of different avenues to chose when sharing information about your wedding. This easy-access often leads to information overload, and sometimes drama. But, Smartphones and social media can be great tools for planning and sharing information about your wedding. Here are some tips on how to manage and leverage social media and smart phones to enhance your wedding day and planning experiences.