sparkle & shine :: Fabulous Weddings Rachel Events


  today’s post is dedicated to all things that sparkle & shine – not for the faint of heart – these glittering details are for the statement-making, center of attention bride

Color Combo {Navy & Maroon} :: Fabulous Weddings Rachel Events


We have a major color crush… on navy blue and maroon! Think of navy as the new black, your base color, full of chic sophistication. Then add in a colorful dose of maroon (cranberry, burgundy, rose, mauve, crimson, scarlet, fig, wine ~ all beautiful shades of this romantic hue) as your secondary. Keep it elegant […]

Real Wedding Wednesday featuring {Kelsey & Adrian} :: Fabulous Weddings Rachel Events


Ceremony :: Marty Leonard Chapel Reception :: Times Ten Cellars, Fort Worth {color palette: black, white & pink} {theme :: good wine & great company} {the details} Wedding Gown: found at a thrift store that specialized in bridal samples Reception Gown: Nordstrom Photography: Jonathan Ivy Photography Treats: Cakes from Sugar Bee Sweets & Sprinkles Cupcakes […]

Don’t forget the postage! :: Fabulous Weddings Rachel Events


Heard the news? The United States Post Office increased the First Class postage rates over the weekend! (That’s right – your 44 cent stamps won’t cut it anymore!) Here’s a look at the pricing for mailing your save-the-dates, wedding invitations, RSVP cards and Thank You cards.        

Braided Beauty :: Fabulous Weddings Rachel Events


One of my favorite wedding trends … the BRAID! So versatile: prim & proper, chic & sleek, whimsical & undone.   Celebs love a fashionable braid … and so do we! Up, down or somewhere in between, this look has just the right amount of girlish charm and sassy sophistication for the trendsetting bride that’s not afraid to have […]

Party Perfect Light Bites :: Fabulous Weddings Rachel Events


Engagement parties, bridal showers, luncheons and your bachelorette party… so many fabulous fetes to attend as a bride… but how in the world is one supposed to keep an eye on their figure with so many delicious opportunities to eat, drink and be merry? Solution? Simple, do-it-yourself, low-calorie light bites that are party pleasers and easy on the […]

Custom Boyshorts :: Fabulous Weddings Rachel Events


Fact: men love women in boyshorts. So surprise your new hubby with customized boyshorts on your honeymoon? Go for something sweet with your new last name … or something a little more naughty… the choice is yours!  Cotton or silk, lacy or ruffled, sexy or sporty … what makes him drool? Make it totally personalized […]

Real Wedding Wednesday with Lauren & Cissie :: Fabulous Weddings Rachel Events


 {Lauren & Cissie} {tying the knot May 19, 2012} {the love story} Cissie proposed to Lauren on their tenth anniversary by writing out “Lauren, will you marry me?” on the freshly fallen snow in their front lawn (how romantic is that!). The answer, of course, was a resounding yes! The couple has two children together {Mia Grace, […]

iPhone bride :: Fabulous Weddings Rachel Events


If you’re anything like me, your iPhone is like an extension of your own body. Always in hand – never leave home without it. So why not jazz up your phone for your wedding? How about a darling “Bride” phone cover like these or customizing your case to reflect your new initials? And just in […]

BHLDN Gown Sale! :: Fabulous Weddings Rachel Events

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{Zinnia} Be still my heart! One of my favorite haunts for the delightfully offbeat bride, BHLDN, is having it’s first gown sale. Now through January 10th, enjoy up to 45% off a selection of their signature, whimsical, fantastic frocks. {floral artwork} {tiered tulip} {trumpeted pavot}