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Hot Mix & Match Bridesmaid Dresses Blog

Bridesmaid dresses have com a long way and mix and match is all the rage! We love this article from MyWedding.com that tells you more about how to achieve that perfect mix and match look:

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Love the look of bridal parties with mismatched dresses, but feeling a little doubtful that you can pull it off?  We’ve here to help you with tips and advice to mix and match their dresses, while still having them blend cohesively!

Muted colors work well together.

The easiest way to create this mix and match selection is to go with shades of nude, off-white, and blush. Above, this group of ladies are all wearing long, flowy dresses in these colors and that’s where the similarities end. Some are sheer, others have lace. If you have a light color palette, or have a bridal party that is scattered across the country, light shades are definitely the simplest way to go.

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Planning a Bachelorette Party on a Budget Blog

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Bachelorette parties are a highlight of your wedding events and we wanted to share this blog from Lover.ly about how to have one on a budget:

“Weddings ask a lot of bridesmaids, and they often hit especially hard in the wallet… To avoid putting your best friends in debt to celebrate your big day, it’s wise for you and anyone else involved in planning your bachelorette party to find ways to cut corners where you can. If you have your heart set on celebrating far away with your crew, we’ve come up with seven ways to help ensure it’s an inexpensive getaway.

1. Travel off-season. While it may be appealing to head to New Orleans during Jazz Fest, remember that airfare, hotel rates, and concert tickets all sky-rocket during peak travel times. Consider traveling in the off-season (think New Orleans in January or February instead, or Nantucket in late September or early October, for example) and you’ll be saving everyone some serious dough.
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2. Skip the hotel suites. Forget those super fancy suites and try a home-share service like Airbnb, or search for rental properties on VRBO. You may find that you can rent an entire home for less than you’d pay nightly at a swanky hotel. Plus, you’ll all get to crash together and nobody has to worry about losing their room key!
3. Keep it short. If you’re already committed to high-end accommodations or an exotic locale, consider keeping the trip to three or four days (or, if you’re planning a longer trip, make it easy for people to leave early if they need to). Longer trips are extra hard on everyone’s bank accounts…”

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