New bride to be! 25 years old high school English teacher, marrying my HS sweetheart in September 2021! We’re aiming for a rustic, romantic theme. Mostly... View More

New bride to be! 25 years old high school English teacher, marrying my HS sweetheart in September 2021! We’re aiming for a rustic, romantic theme. Mostly DIY also!

Happily married 🎉

September 24, 2021

67days 8hrs


Dress: to poof, or not to poof?
Sylvia in Wedding Attire, on April 23, 2021 at 10:04 PM

Hi all! So I’m back yet again questioning my dress and whether it looks perfect yet. I have an a-line dress. I’m 4’11, so I always knew any sort of poof on a dress will be pretty poofy. However, I’m...

Angel, Nov 9, 2021 23 454
We did it! 9.24.21
Sylvia in Married Life, on October 9, 2021 at 1:25 PM

Our wedding day was perfect! Absolutely perfect. I couldn’t ask for a better day! We’ve been married for 2 weeks- WOW Biggest advice I can give: let go!Just let things go. Don’t stress over little...

Yasmine, Oct 13, 2021 12 279
today is the day!!!
Sylvia in Planning, on September 24, 2021 at 7:39 AM

OMG! Today we’re getting married💜 I can’t believe it’s here… 😱😱😱 I’m going to absorb every moment I can! Here we go y’all!

Fiona, Sep 25, 2021 6 111
Not tipping wedding vendors.
Sylvia in Etiquette and Advice, on June 10, 2021 at 10:10 PM

Hi! I wanted to get some insight on weddings and tipping your vendors. I will in fact be tipping every vendor who’s providing me a service for my wedding from the venue, to DJ, to the event decorator...

Jessica, Sep 22, 2021 29 1,560 2
5 days away! five days!
Sylvia in Planning, on September 19, 2021 at 3:49 PM

Hi ladies! We are 5 days away from our big day! I can’t even contain my excitements but also the last minute stress is at an all time high! Everything is pretty much done; but I have that feeling I am...

Dayna, Sep 20, 2021 4 74
beautiful Hair trial!
Sylvia in Hair and Makeup, on July 1, 2021 at 10:22 PM

Hi all! I had my wedding hair trial today. I am stunned and speechless. I love it so much! 💜🥰😭 What do you all think!?😱🥴

Ellen, Aug 19, 2021 14 247
Delta Variant.. stressing..
Sylvia in Planning, on July 28, 2021 at 1:37 PM

Hi! So as the CDC recently stated that fully vaccinated people should still wear masks now since Covid and the Delta variant are on the rise, I am starting to stress over it. Through our entire time...

, Jul 30, 2021 9 619
Drama and Rant.. yay!
Sylvia in Etiquette and Advice, on July 21, 2021 at 12:20 PM

Hi ladies! Forewarning: this is a rant that is going to be all over the place due to how heated I am at the moment. 1. I HATE people who do not have the decency to RSVP to events. All you do is call,...

CountryBride, Jul 23, 2021 6 323
Dress regret! How to stop it!?
Sylvia in Wedding Attire, on July 22, 2021 at 4:34 PM

Hi ladies😊 So I’ve reached that dreaded “dress regret” phase. My wedding is 2 months away and everything is being pulled together beautifully!💜🥰 However, there’s a little part inside of me that isn’t...

CountryBride, Jul 23, 2021 16 404
Losing Belly weight
Sylvia in Fitness and Health, on June 13, 2021 at 8:01 PM

Hi everyone! I wanted some advice or suggestions on some things that have helped you lose weight, specifically in the gut area, before your big day. I have a health condition which unfortunately...

Kari, Jun 21, 2021 5 273 2
Hair stylist & trial: help!
Sylvia in Hair and Makeup, on June 2, 2021 at 11:12 PM

Hi! So as I approach our wedding day in September, I thought I’d reach out to my hair stylist to schedule a trial. After a couple days she responded and let me know she’s busy on weekends (obviously...

Lynnie, Jun 4, 2021 2 99
These darn extra expenses
Sylvia in Planning, on April 28, 2021 at 12:24 PM

Anyone else continuing to plan things out and come to realize how much of the little things you thought would already be included in some packages and stuff, is actually not included, and becomes an...

Liz, Apr 28, 2021 15 266 1
Cupcake tower: signage help!
Sylvia in Wedding Reception, on April 13, 2021 at 6:42 PM

Hi everyone! SO I am in minor distress about my venue and how they will be serving our cupcakes after dinner. They are not. They say for a cupcake tower, it is best to do a "self-serve" type of thing...

Bethany, Apr 14, 2021 12 147
Question: Proper ceremony seating etiquette?
Sylvia in Etiquette and Advice, on February 26, 2021 at 7:53 PM

Hi all! I have a question/problem I want to try to figure out. What is proper seating etiquette before the ceremony begins? My wedding website states that seating begins at 5:15 pm, with the ceremony...

Gen, Feb 27, 2021 4 169
Alterations: Second opinion?
Sylvia in Wedding Attire, on January 30, 2021 at 7:44 PM

Hi everyone! So I have a question about alterations. I had my 2nd fitting today and everything looks good. However, the shoulders are still a bit loose. The seamstress will stitch them this week to...

Judith, Jan 31, 2021 12 325
diy wedding invitations!?
Sylvia in Do It Yourself, on January 19, 2021 at 2:21 PM

Hi all! So I’ve been looking into wedding invitations that suit my vision or theme and I can’t seem to find anything I like. And if I do, they cost over 300 dollars! (Why are weddings so expensive!?...

Dana, Jan 20, 2021 7 194 1
diy centerpiece!
Sylvia in Do It Yourself, on January 7, 2021 at 2:21 PM

I finally figured out my centerpiece! I made this with some wooden slices (from an Etsy shop) and the flowers are from dollar tree! Table number will be hand written by me, and the holder is from...

Rachael, Jan 9, 2021 6 166
Veil too long...?
Sylvia in Wedding Attire, on December 2, 2020 at 2:42 PM

Hi all! I recently posted my dream dress (which I love so much.. can't stop looking at photos!) I just received the veil that matches my dress perfectly! I adore it so much because it really ties in...

Alisha, Jan 3, 2021 19 299
Wedding day makeup- self trial
Sylvia in Hair and Makeup, on December 24, 2020 at 2:55 PM

So I decided to try out a new foundation to see how it would look on my skin. I’m very dry and don’t wear makeup so plan to keep it as light and natural as possible. My plan is doing my own makeup! I...

Melle, Dec 26, 2020 10 234 1
My wedding dress is here...
Sylvia in Wedding Attire, on November 19, 2020 at 10:51 PM

And I am in LOVE! You may have seen my previous post excited to see my dress before shipment. Here is my dress on! I AM IN LOVE!Stunning. I cried. Everyone cried. I am sure FH will shed a tear! I...

Makeda, Nov 21, 2020 17 337 1
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