Hey guys, I live on the Oregon coast and I'm planning a wedding in my hometown of Portland. The vibe I'm going for is dark, moody, and sophisticated. The... View More

Hey guys, I live on the Oregon coast and I'm planning a wedding in my hometown of Portland. The vibe I'm going for is dark, moody, and sophisticated. The color palette is black, gold, and shades of green.

Happily married 🎉

November 3, 2018

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Polaroid Guest Book- dos, don'ts and other mishaps!
Shannon, on March 21, 2017 at 11:56 AM

Hi everyone! I really love the idea of having a polaroid guest book but I've heard from some people that it didn't really work out that well... does anyone have any suggestions how they made it work...

Willie, Jan 10, 2021 22 6
The Engagement Photos are In!!!
Leah , on November 7, 2018 at 9:52 PM

I was stressing so much about getting these photos done since FH and I are doing our engagement long distance. I had a friend from high school do the shoot and I couldn't be more happy with the way...

Maggie, Nov 21, 2018 19
I’m officially a Mrs.!!!!
Jazzminn, on November 6, 2018 at 5:15 PM

I got married this past Saturday and it was beyond perfect. I will do a BAM post when things calm down a bit! But I had to share a couple pics.

Kenisha, Nov 16, 2018 27
Ring Security & Petal Patrol
Megan, on November 6, 2018 at 3:47 PM

I got cute ring security sets for my 2 RB's as well as a card that says "your mission, should you choose to accept, is to protect the rings" (basically asking them to be my RB) The 2 boys are 5 years...

Maggie, Nov 7, 2018 2
What type of Polaroid?
Gen, on November 1, 2018 at 10:54 AM

For those of you who have had Polaroid cameras for your guest book and/or to use at your reception, what type of camera have you used? My friend had the Fujifilm Instax at her wedding and it worked...

Jazzminn, Nov 2, 2018 6
30 Days Away (& a few Shower pics)
futurmrslowe, on November 1, 2018 at 3:48 PM

Holy cow, a year of engagement has come and gone (he proposed 11/17/17)! We are 30 days from our 12/1 wedding! I had my first bridal shower (my friends, hosted by a friend of my moms) last weekend and...

Sam, Nov 2, 2018 11
Bridal Shower Attire
Sara, on November 1, 2018 at 4:24 PM

Where are you/did you buy your bridal shower attire? I want an all white summer dress, but it seems to be impossible to find one anywhere (in stores at least).

Jennifer, Nov 2, 2018 12
bam photo sneak peak!
N. B.C, on November 2, 2018 at 1:19 AM

Just got married on 10-14-18 and wanted to share a few pro sneak peak and non pro photos! It was the best day of my life!

Miranda, Dec 6, 2018 37
Can't stop peeking!
Emily, on November 1, 2018 at 1:30 PM

Does anyone else just unzip the garment bag to stare at their gown? I'm obsessed with this totally gorgeous beading & lace on the bodice. Can't believe have 11 more months until I get to wear it! ...

Marcy Kamery, Dec 1, 2018 36
Help choosing bridal make up
Jazzy, on October 31, 2018 at 10:32 AM

Hey, So i'm trying to decide on wedding day make up. I got a good few recommendations but as my wedding is 6 months away a lot were booked up. So i've narrowed it down to a few. I'd like glowy/dewy...

edecker, Nov 5, 2018 6
Hairdresser for bridesmaids
Stephanie, on October 31, 2018 at 11:16 AM

What did everyone do about their bridesmaids getting their hair done? Do I need to find a beautician and pay to have all my girls hair done or do I need to just let them go to whoever they want and...

Kayla, Nov 3, 2018 19
Engagement photos/help me choose for save the date(pic heavy)
Meagan, on October 28, 2018 at 7:09 PM

Help me choose for my Save the Date. We recently had our Engagement photo session. They sent me our highlight gallery. They are slightly cropped on the side because of the arrows to go from picture to...

Sara, Nov 1, 2018 37 1
Save the dates
Kirsten , on October 26, 2018 at 8:25 PM

I am curious how everyone is doing or did their save the dates. Were they in their own envelope or were they just made on the front of a postcard? My FH likes the post card idea, costs less on...

MrsD, Oct 29, 2018 12
One more week!
Jazzminn, on October 27, 2018 at 9:39 PM

I’m just super excited that I get to marry my favorite guy next week and had to post on here! FH and I own a little cafe and today so many of our regulars were in to offer well wishes. It’s so sweet...

Cynthia's and Robert, Oct 27, 2018 5
Where and when is your honeymoon?
Lanae, on October 27, 2018 at 5:57 PM

Where are you going for your honeymoon? Are you going immediately after your wedding? If so, how do you afford to plan a wedding and an immediate honeymoon?

Shelby, Oct 31, 2018 16
Engagement photos
Mackenzie , on October 26, 2018 at 9:42 AM

Can I see everyone’s engagement photos specifically fall or winter. But I’d love to see any! My wedding photographer is offering us a free engagement session and I just wanted some inspiration and...

Courtney, Nov 1, 2018 18
Bulk Flatware
Futuremrsb, on October 26, 2018 at 2:20 PM

We are looking for Rose gold flatware all the site I find are for plastic and we want something we can use after the wedding is done. We need about 120 settings. Any good places on the cheaper side?

Eric, Jan 2, 2019 6
Getting ready location
Stephanie, on October 26, 2018 at 8:30 PM

Quick question. Where are you guys planning on getting ready/did you get ready (for the already married ones)? I’ve always gotten ready in hotels or a friend’s nice house for weddings I’ve been a part...

Stephanie, Oct 29, 2018 24
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