win a $5,000 engagement ring or set of wedding bands

Win Your Engagement Ring

Sponsored Post Such a generous offer today from ArtCarved – makers of hand-crafted and utterly gorgeous engagement rings & wedding bands. You can win $5,000 towards either an engagement ring or wedding bands in their contest running until October 31 st.  Be sure to scroll down for details on how to enter! HOW TO ENTER:  Visit […]

destination wedding invitations

Destination wedding invitations by Invitations by Dawn | see more on:

I see a lot of destination wedding invitations here in Hawaii and this selection from Invitations by Dawn are some of the cutest! With beachy motifs and tropical palm trees in perfect sunset colors, there are plenty of options. If you are a beach-bound bride you won’t want to miss Invitations by Dawn’s assortment of beach […]

DIY wedding invitations and thank you cards

DIY thank you card with PicMonkey tutorial | see more on:

Sponsored Post If you haven’t tried PicMonkey yet you should. They’re a free photo editing, collaging, and design site with lots of gorgeous collateral to use in your creations. Chevron backgrounds, lovebirds, doodle hearts and snowflakes – they’ve got it all! I’ve used using their Facebook cover photo layout before (it’s so awesome for your […]

gift essentials for the entire wedding party

Stylish wedding guest books

Sponsored Post Confession time! Before our wedding my husband and I bought his groomsmen ties. Yep – just ties. In retrospect, now that I know a thing or two about weddings, I totally wish we’d gotten something more personal that they could keep and use afterwards (because let’s be honest – those ties that matched […]

2 adorable flower girl ensembles

flower girl dresses

Sponsored Post I’ve had such a blast pairing these stylish little flower girl dresses from Candela with shoes and hair accessories! When it comes to flower girl dresses I’ll always err towards practical & adorable – as in something she’ll wear again and again. These two perfect little looks from Candela’s Candelita collection are exactly […]

patriotic bouquet + matching wedding invitations

July 4th wedding invitations from Behold Designz | see more on:

Designed especially for 4th of July brides, longtime Burnett’s Boards vendor Lily of Behold Designz has created a wedding-ready and patriotic-perfect invitation infused with red, white and blue! It’s so easy to accidentally tread into tacky territory when planning and designing your Independence Day wedding. By pulling the lavender hues out of the bouquet that […]

get a wedding-ready smile

get a wedding-ready smile | Bit of Ivory Photography | see more on: #SmileEverAfter

Sponsored Post As a bride-to-be there’s definitely one place that you shouldn’t skimp and that’s your face. I know that sounds weird but seriously – your hair, makeup, and of course your smile are all things that need to be perfectly wedding-ready. There’s no hiding your smile during all the parties leading up to your big […]

budget-friendly wedding invitations in every style

Budget friendly wedding invitations from @AnnsBargains #BargainistaBride

Sponsored Post No matter what style your wedding is it’s important to set the tone early and give your guests a hint at what type of wedding it will be. Ann’s Bridal Bargains carries a fabulous and extensive line of budget friendly wedding invitations not only in every color imaginable, but also every style. DESTINATION […]

wedding insurance: you need it

Wedding Insurance from Markel Event Insurance | Bit of Ivory Photography | learn more on:

Sponsored Post There are a million reasons to have wedding insurance that brides never think of until it’s too late. You’re spending as much as you would on a car and you wouldn’t drive your car without insurance so why would you plan your wedding without insurance? Markel Event Insurance provides coverage for things like […]

los cabos destination weddings and honeymoons (part 2)

Sheraton Hacienda del Mar in Los Cabos | Bit of Ivory Photography | see more on:

One of the awesome things about this press trip to Los Cabos, Mexico that I went on with Chelsea of Bit of Ivory Photography was that we visited two resorts and they were both very different. Catch up on part 1 (with the Westin) here, and stick around now for part two covering the Sheraton […]

los cabos destination weddings and honeymoons (part 1)

Destination weddings and honeymoon in Los Cabos Mexico

I’m so excited to share my Los Cabos adventures with you here today! I was beyond blessed and totally thrilled to have been invited on a press trip (along with several other wonderful wedding bloggers) to check out and review the Westin Resort and Spa Los Cabos and the Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Golf & Spa […]

pompon from plum pretty sugar

PomPon from Plum Pretty Sugar

Sponsored Post Just when you thought their goodies couldn’t get any cuter Plum Pretty Sugar has done it again with their newest collection: PomPon! Inspired by design, the PomPon Collection features classic geometric prints in chic shapes and feminine silhouettes. PomPon brings details charming and sophisticated, traditional and modern, to a diverse and delightful range of […]

glitz and love giveaway

Bridal Jewelry Giveaway

Sponsored Post Longtime Burnett’s Boards supporter and sidebar resident Glitz and Love is offering up a fabulous giveaway today! Glitz and Love hand makes all of her beautiful and oh so affordable pieces – earrings, necklaces, hair clips, and more. These sparkling jewels are perfect for brides, bridesmaids, flower girls, your maid of honor, and your […]

ku’u lei: behind the scenes + giveaway!

Butter yellow wedding cake from A Cake Life | Bit of Ivory Photography | see more on:

I’ve always loved behind-the-scenes features. It lifts the veil on the magic that happens at styled shoots and shows some of the amazing creativity from the wedding pros involved. When Chelsea of Bit of Ivory Photography and Orchestrated Stylized Shoots and I dreamed up this shoot in Hawaii – I really had no idea what […]