If you are in the market for a wedding gown, you already know how quickly wedding dress shopping can get completely out of hand. As much as we love celebrations of all kinds, we are also firm believers that no one, no matter the celebration – yes, that even means weddings – should go into debt for a party. Please, please stick to your budget. And yes, there are dresses in any size, including plus size, that are perfectly beautiful and cost under $500.00 The truth is you can get stunning plus size wedding gowns delivered to your door in less than 3 weeks, for as low as $50.00. Yes, you did read that correctly! In fact, House of Brides is even offering a beautiful Alfred Angelo plus size strapless gown ( in sizes 22, 24, & 26) for $49.95 and guaranteed to ship within 7 days. Continue Reading →
Our close friends and occasional PIP contributors, Vicki and Paige, landed in Waco, Texas for a fun week in search of all things fabulous. It did not take them long to discover a set of wonderful burlap silverware holders. We hate to admit it but this was our first encounter with utensil holders and we are smitten. So of course, we felt compelled to spend a couple of of hours researching burlap utensil pockets and then decided to share a few of our favorites with you. We envision using cutlery pockets for weddings, bridal & baby showers, and birthday & dinner parties . We also think burlap silverware holders could really add that sometime elusive but all so important little splash of wow to your Thanksgiving tables! Continue Reading →
Discover Your Wedding Style >> Take the Quiz
One of the most difficult parts of planning a wedding is figuring out the bride's style. We often recommend to our brides that one of the best ways to discover your wedding style is to join pinterest, set-up a pinterest wedding board, and just start pinning looks you like. Sometimes, the your style is clear almost immediately but more often today's modern bride has a very eclectic style and prefers to incorporate lots of different aspects of her personality, the groom's personality, and family traditions and preferences. If you, or a bride you know, are still in the self-discovery stage of wedding planning, we highly recommend taking these discover your wedding style quizzes. Again, we are offering 2 different style quizzes – the first, the Knot's classic written What's Your Wedding Style: 10 Questions To Ask Quiz and the second Beau-coup's more visual discover your bridal style quiz. Everyone in our office took both quizzes and universally found the Beau-coup discover your wedding style quiz more informative. What do you think?
Tell us about your bridal style. Are you a bohemian rustic bride or is your style more like that of a classic modern bride? Are you planning to incorporate lots of different styles and looks into your wedding or do you prefer a more uniform visual? Do quirky touches add to a wedding or do you find them annoying, silly, or distracting? Leave us a comment.