DIY Wedding Bouquet

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When planning my wedding and pricing everything out, I knew that I was going to DIY my own flowers. Not only do I love being creative, but I also love saving thousands of dollars. Seriously, not hiring a florist is going to save us thousands!

I felt confident about making the centerpieces and other decorations, but I was a little nervous on how creating my own bouquet would work out. I thought that since they were so expensive to order from a florist that they must be super hard to create. Not the case at all! They can be super simple and CHEAP!

My specific taste tends to be very whimsical, relaxed, ethereal and boho-chic. I love pairing different textures, playing with accent colors and using effortless, flow-y finishing touches. Luckily for me, this was quite easy to emulate in a bouquet.

Now, if you are more into classic, rounded and streamline bouquets, this tutorial should at least give you an idea of how easy it is to DIY your bouquet!

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Cyber Week Deals 2017

Black Friday, you’re cool and all, but Cyber Monday truly has my heart.

..and you can bet your bottom dollar that I will be up waaay before the crack of dawn, cappuccino in hand (thanks to my Ninja Coffee Bar), shopping until it’s time for me to go to work. Let’s be real, I’ll be cyber-Mondaying all day at work too… sorry, kids… teach yo-selves today! Jk…

Last year, I got an amazing deal on a PS4 for my fiancé. It was originally around $399, but I paid under $200 for it thanks to Amazon’s Cyber Monday Deal. I still brag about that savings success today…

Seriously, Cyber Monday will save you a ton! That, and you can shop in your jammies 🙂

While researching this year’s Cyber Week sales, I put together a list of stores that will be participating. Hopefully, this makes your lives a little easier!

This post contains affiliate product links.

Happy Shopping!

Sidenote: my Ninja Coffee Bar is now $30 cheaper than what my fiancé paid for it! Seriously, the greatest gift ever!     

Black Friday – Cyber Week Deals!

AMAZON – Daily savings on tons of items. Amazing deals, as always! Shop Now

My Picks: 

ANTHROPOLOGIE – 30% off sitewide. Shop Now

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ASHLEY FURNITURE – up to 60% off select items. Extra 10% off with code TURKEY10. 0% interest fo 12 months. Shop Now

ASOS– 30% off everything with code EPIC30Shop Now

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BENEFIT COSMETICS – 25% off sitewide when you spend $50 with code BENEBINGEShop Now

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BLOOMINGDALES – take 25% off a large selection of items at Bloomingdales.com. Free shipping! Shop Now

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DISNEY – Up to 60% off select items with code AMAZINGShop Now

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DRAPER JAMES –  25% off sitewide with code MERRYShop Now

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EXPRESS – 50% off everything. Free shipping! Shop Now

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FRANCESCA’S – BOGO 60% off Shop Now

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GUESS – 40-50% off site wide. Free shipping! Extra 10% off at checkout! Shop Now

GUESS FACTORY – 40-50% off site wide. Free shipping! Extra 15% off $150+ Shop Now

H&M – 20% off everything. Free shipping! Shop Now

My Picks: 

JARED – Huge savings! Free 2nd day shipping. Special deals on Pandora and Le Vian. Shop Now

J.CREW – 40% off everything. Free shipping! Shop Now

My Picks: 

J.CREW FACTORY – 50-60% off everything. Extra 50% off clearance! Shop Now

My Picks: 

JC PENNEY – Large selection of discounted items! 35% off purchases of $100+ with code SHOPNOW8 Shop Now

My Picks: 

JIMMY CHOO – Winter Sale. 30% off select items. Shop Now

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KAY JEWELERS – 25% off everything. Free 2nd day shipping! HUGE Cyber Monday deals. Shop Now

KOHLS – Extra 15% off everything. Large selection of discounted items! Kohls Cash earnings! Shop Now

My Picks: 

LOFT – 50% off site wide with code FRIYAY Shop Now

My Picks: 

LIVING SOCIAL – 20% off sitewide with code SHOP20 Shop Now

LUXY HAIR EXTENSIONS – $10 off $100, $15 off $150, $20 off $200 and $30 of $300. Free shipping! Shop Now

MACY’S – 20% off with code CYBER Shop Now

My Picks: 

NIKE – 25% off sale styles with code EPIC25 Shop Now

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NORDSTROM – Large selection of discounted items! extra 20% off purchase. earn 3X the points between 11/24-12/24. Shop Now

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NORDSTROM RACK – extra 30% off on Clearance. Free shipping sitewide. Shop Now

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OAKLEY – up to 50% off select items online. Shop Now

OLD NAVY – 50% off entire Purchase. Shop Now

RAY BAN –  20% off site wide with deals up to 50% off select items online. Shop Now

REBECCA MINKOFF –  25% off orders over $100, plus free gift with orders over $175 with the code BLACK25 Shop Now

My Picks: 

SAM EDELMAN – 30% off sitewide. Shop Now

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SEPHORA – Cyber week steals at Sephora.com! Shop Now

My Picks: 

SHOPBOP – Up to 75% off sale items. 30% off full-priced items. Extra 20% off $200, 25% off $500 & 30% off $800 with code MORE17. Shop Now

My Picks: 

SWAROVSKI – 25% off select items. Shop Now

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TARGET – Cyber Monday Steals at Target.com! Shop Now

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THE BODY SHOP – 40% off everything! More Cyber Monday steals at thebodyshop.comShop Now

ULTA – Daily discounted items! Shop Now

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URBAN OUTFITTERS – Buy one get one 50% off everything! Shop Now

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VICTORIA’S SECRET – Select discounted items. Free gift with purchase. Shop Now

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WALMART – Cyber Monday Steals at Walmart.com! Shop Now

ZALES – Up to 50% off select items. Free shipping! Shop Now

The Ultimate Bride Gift Guide


As a bride to be, I have received tips and advice from just about everyone “Do this for your wedding, don’t do this, hire this place… don’t do chocolate cake!”  While I am grateful for all of the advice, the ONE thing I REALLY needed to here was this:

“Take time to capture and enjoy every moment of your engagement. That’s the true beginning.”

It’s so true! Being engaged is so underrated! I mean, we are literally at the happiest, healthiest and most loving time of our lives, yet we are so caught up in the actual wedding that we tend to not be “engaged” with the bliss that is around us.

After hearing those words, I decided to take more time to breathe, enjoy and truly live the “engaged life”. I mean, the word “engaged” literally means actively involved!

Do your engagement right! Go on dates with your love! Throw a celebration! Flaunt that “Does this ring make me look engaged” coffee mug in your insta-story!

This is YOUR engagement! (…and your significant other’s too, I suppose.)

To help you celebrate! I have created… Read more