Allison
Allison

Texas portrait photographer & creative who will finally be able to utilize my skills for myself! Photography, DIY projects, and helping others get through... View More

Texas portrait photographer & creative who will finally be able to utilize my skills for myself! Photography, DIY projects, and helping others get through planning with ease has been my wedding planning catharsis.

WEDDING COUNTDOWN...
October 12, 2020
Semi Cathedral Bustle Pics
Allison, on August 19, 2019 at 9:29 AM

Anyone had a semi cathedral train and got it bustled? Please post pics 😊

Allison, Yesterday at 12:43 PM 2
I’m making my own dress! Any other brave Diyers?
Valencia, on August 16, 2019 at 4:00 PM

So i am getting married 19 June 2021 and I have decided to design and sew my own wedding dress. I have already started working on it and estimate it to take me about a year to fully finish (less if I...

Valencia, Aug 18, 2019 20 3
Dumb Question: How To: Invitations
Susan, on August 16, 2019 at 10:01 AM

Hey all!I've seen several of you say that you designed your own STD's or invitations and had Snapfish or Vista Print or somewhere print them for you. How did you do that? Did you create them with your...

Alexia, Aug 16, 2019 8
Save the Dates & Invites Timeline
Marilyn, on August 12, 2019 at 9:55 PM

Need some solid advice on Save the Dates & Invites! My wedding is in October 2020 in Cabo San Lucas. My confusion is when I do send the Save the Dates in October (1 year prior to wedding), what do...

Sinéad, Aug 13, 2019 4
Decor Duels: Watercolor or Geometric?
Lynnie, on August 6, 2019 at 11:49 AM

Which decor design trend are you more drawn to? Watercolor designs or geometric details? Watercolor?Photo from Brown Fox Creative in Burleson, TXOr Geometric?Photo from Hey there, Cupcake! in San...

Kaitlyn, Yesterday at 3:22 PM 138
Gifts
Krysta, on August 6, 2019 at 6:22 AM

Do people still give gifts to parents of the bride/groom? I am unsure of what to get for our Mother's Day. My MIL hinted the other day that she would like a mother's ring, would that be appropriate to...

Melle, Aug 6, 2019 6
Minnesota Wedding Venues
Kaitlyn, on August 6, 2019 at 8:10 AM

Hello!So my fiance originally wanted a destination wedding in Florida. But looking at pricing there and also my wanting to be fully hands on and more in control that may not be the best option for us....

Cliodhna, Aug 7, 2019 2
Hotels for guests.
Amber, on July 27, 2019 at 10:28 PM

Is it acceptable to put a list of hotels inside of the Save the Dates? We have so many guests coming from out of town I don’t want them to be stuck last minute trying to find places to stay. We have...

Becca, Jul 28, 2019 13
Are these colors "super close"?
Jessie, on July 28, 2019 at 1:54 AM

Guess this is more to vent than ask advice but if y'all have advice, I'll take it cause I'm lost.Tonight I sent a link in a group chat the the 3 ladies who will stand up with me. Granted, the wedding...

Ana, Jul 28, 2019 20
Tipping makeup artist when paying by Paypal
Krysta, on July 28, 2019 at 3:22 AM

This seems like a silly question, but I just don't know what to do. My makeup artist is self-employed and accepts payment by PayPal, Venmo, cash, or check. For PayPal and Venmo she isn't registered as...

earias, Jul 28, 2019 6
Mother in laws
Morgan, on July 26, 2019 at 9:21 PM

So I need some help! My mother in law is making me and my fiancé change our wedding date because she won’t be there because she is deciding to go to a Mardi Gras ball over our wedding, what should I...

Angela, Aug 10, 2019 65
Are Wedding Programs a Must?
Kayla, on July 26, 2019 at 4:43 PM

Do you really have to have these still, or is this one of those "nice" things to have? Any way to cut costs here?

Devon, Jul 29, 2019 47 1
Which is more important to you: your date or your venue?
Lynnie, on July 22, 2019 at 10:05 AM

When you made those first big wedding decisions, which was more important to you? Were you set on choosing a specific date for your wedding? Or did you find the venue of your dreams first and let...

Felicia, Aug 20, 2019 451 7
hmu Trial - what would you do?
Susan, on July 21, 2019 at 9:42 PM

So....I’ll start with the fact that finding another option isn’t feasible due to my wedding being in 27 days and I’ve already exhausted local options. 😂😮A few months back I had my first HMU trial the...

Sara, Jul 24, 2019 60 1
I’m not changing my last name!
Akirah, on July 21, 2019 at 9:43 PM

I’m not taking my FH’s last name. We aren’t even married yet, but his mom got us a card recently and she wrote my last name as his. Him and I had a laugh over this...what an assumption! At any rate, I...

Akirah, Jul 23, 2019 32
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