- Month: July 2017 -

Wedding Planning

Finding the Perfect Wedding Dress: 5 Things You Need to Know

5 Things to Know About Finding the Perfect Dress / Bianka Bridal, Wedding Dress Boutique in Grand Rapids, MI / Kelly Sweet Photography // Winsome Rose Journal

Most women have a vision of how they want to look on their wedding day. For some it is the fabulous sparkly shoes, for others it is the traditional cathedral length veil, and for most it is the perfect wedding dress. Here are 5 things you need to know when starting the search for your wedding gown.   1. Try on Lots of Wedding Dress Styles - Even If You Think You Know Exactly What You Want When I was a bridal stylist, I know most of my clients came to their first appointment with a pretty clear idea of what they wanted (usually armed with Pinterest pictures). But the success of the appointment depended on how open they were to trying on different styles and shapes. Sometimes, brides walked out of the appointment…

Real Weddings

Sadie + Paul // Rustic Vintage Backyard Wedding by We Are The Cashmans Photography

Sadie and Paul's love story shows the divine importance of timing. They met the day after Paul returned from his deployment (he's a pilot in the Air Force, which is pretty freaking cool!). At a casual volleyball game that their church group put on every Sunday, Sadie met Paul for the first time. Her first impression? Oh, this is the Paul they were all talking about. Before meeting Paul, Sadie had gone through a really messy divorce. She'd been hurt, and for a long time she avoided dating. Just a few weeks after deciding that she was ready to move on, Paul entered her life. Just at the perfect time. Not long after they met, Paul had to move from Idaho to North Carolina. Sadie and Paul only had a month and a half…