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KissMyTulle
Helping make your wedding day chic and affordable!
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A few Christmases ago, my little sister gifted me a wonderfully chunky knit scarf with super cute pom poms on the end. I wore the scarf endlessly... until I had my daughter. Then, the adorable pom poms started being used as teething toys and a little person frequently tried to strangle me with my own accessory. So, this winter, I decided to make a small change that would allow me to continue wearing my favorite scarf - with fearing for my welfare. So, here's how to turn a regular scarf into an infinity scarf (in only a few steps!):A few Christmases ago, my little sister gifted me a wonderfully chunky knit scarf with super cute pom poms on the end. I wore the scarf endlessly... until I had my daughter. Then, the adorable pom poms started being used as teething toys and a little person frequently tried to strangle me with my own accessory. So, this winter, I decided to make a small change that would allow me to continue wearing my favorite scarf - without fearing for my welfare. So, here's how to turn a regular scarf into an infinity scarf (in only a few steps!): Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Kiss My Tulle
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It's coming... The Big VD. Valentine's Day, y'all. I'm always on the lookout for great Valentine's Day gifts for him or her - here's this year's picks! Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Kiss My Tulle
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When I got married, I debated back and forth about buying fancy lingerie for our first Valentine's Day. I'm a pretty laidback, casual person so the thought of dressing up in tiny bits of lace and like, strutting around on display for The Boy made me feel awkward. But, I found an inexpensive babydoll nightie and decided to go for it. I only only wore it once but it did make Valentine's feel more Valentine's-y. So, if you're thinking of picking up a delightful little something for V-Day, here's some great and affordable ideas (most are in plus-sizes, too!): Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Kiss My Tulle
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One of the hardest parts about planning the honeymoon can be figuring out what the hell you're going to pack! Often, you've never been to the location that you'll be 'mooning at and it can be tempting to over plan and over pack. Don't do it! Save your money and save your sanity by pre-planning your wardrobe and packing a few versatile pieces (thus, saving precious space for shopping!). Here's my tips and suggestions on packing for 7 days in Chicago: Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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So you're planning an elopement! Awesome! Elopements are a great way to get married on a budget. We're big fans of them around here. But while you might be totally ready to get eloped... you may not be as familiar with how to do it. And that's where we come in! Here's 10 tips for planning your elopement: Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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So, you’re going to plan a budget wedding. YAY! You’re probably so excited to get started and maybe you’ve already been pinning ideas. But before you get too carried away, did you check out my post on the first 5 things to do when planning a budget wedding? Yes? Then hang on because now I’m sharing 5 ways to help you save on your wedding splurge. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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Kiss the stresses of booking a wedding room block goodbye. Planning a wedding on a budget isn’t just about saving for the big day, but also looking out for out-of-town guests. Jetaport’s free room block service can save you and guests an average of 15% off your hotel rooms. Who doesn’t want to save?! We also know that time is a valuable commodity and Jetaport saves you loads of it that can be better spent bringing your wedding Pinterest board to life. You’ll get matched with a personal Travel Advisor to give you that extra level of VIP treatment who manages the booking process for you. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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City Hall weddings are no longer the mecca for shotgun weddings, the multiply divorced, or the those trying to get a green card. These days, a City Hall wedding is an affordable and easy way to host a wedding ceremony for you and yours (and a few of your nearest and dearest, if desired). And yes, you CAN wear a pretty dress! Loads of couples are dressing up and bringing along photographers for their City Hall weddings - so why don't you? Here's my suggestions for 4 dresses perfect for a City Hall wedding (and all for under $200!): Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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Save-the-dates. They're not required for a wedding but they're a nice touch. This little bits of paper act are like the foreword of a book or the opening act of your wedding. They introduce your future guests to the idea of your wedding, give a little sneak peek of the theme, and offer basic information on the where and when (for planning purposes). But what to include? Well, allow me to show you the only 5 things that need to be on your save-the-dates: Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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So, you’re going to plan a budget wedding. YAY! You’re probably so excited to get started and maybe you’ve already been pinning ideas. But before you get too carried away, did you check out my post on the first 5 things to do when planning a budget wedding? Yes? Then hang on because now I’m sharing 5 ways to help you save for your budget wedding. Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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Did you get engaged over the holidays? Congratulations! I know that you’re probably all geared up to start that budget wedding planning and cannot wait to get started. But, while you’re pinning and planning away, take a second and look in the mirror. How’s your smile? You’ll be showing off a lot during your engagement so let’s make sure that it is as bright and gorgeous as you are! And it’s so easy to do just that with Philips Zoom, the #1 patient-requested professional whitening brand in the U.S. Read on to find out more about getting a bright wedding smile with Philips Zoom. Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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First, these fairs are no joke – there are a BUTTLOAD of vendors there and it is crowded and LOUD. It truly is an amazing opportunity to find the perfect service provider, venue, or score a most excellent deal. In fact, my BF actually found her venue and vendors at a wedding expo and she couldn’t have been happier with them! However, wedding fairs can quickly become daunting and confusing - so come prepared. Here’s a few tips and bits of advice on how couples can use wedding fairs to plan their budget wedding. Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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Everyone wants gorgeous flowers for their wedding. And why not? They're pretty, smell wonderful, and can make a huge design statement. But! It can be easy to get carried away and let your flower budget spiral out of control. Resist the temptation by using this handy graphic filled with affordable white flowers for your wedding to get amazing blooms within your budget. Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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A wedding dress is a magical thing. Even for the most unsentimental of us (coughcoughmecoughcough) wearing a lovely white dress on your wedding day is pretty special. But guess what? You can have that special wedding dresses AND it doesn't have to cost you the same as a new car! Interested? Then take a moment and check out this roundup of 13 wedding dresses under $200! Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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So, you’re getting married and planning a budget wedding. YAY! You’re probably so excited to get started and maybe you’ve already been pinning ideas. But before you get too carried away, let’s discuss 5 things to do first when planning a budget wedding. Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2016 at Kiss My Tulle
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New Year's is here! New Year's is here! And if you'll looking to incorporate some metallics and sequins into your wedding - these next couple of weeks are the best time to look for inspiration (and gold/silver stuff at post-holiday sales!). I've put together a modern gold and silver wedding inspiration board to help get you started: Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at Kiss My Tulle
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A great place to save when planning your wedding budget is on hair and make-up - why hire a professional if you (or a friend) can do it for free? My matron-of-honor did my hair and make-up as a wedding gift and it turned out great! To help you better plan for DIYing this part of your wedding, I've rounded up 15 top budget wedding make-up tips from beauty bloggers (with tutorials!): Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2015 at Kiss My Tulle
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Today, I'm sharing the 15 best tips and ideas from real budget weddings featured on Kiss My Tulle this year. Our budget brides and grooms love to show you how they had fabulous weddings on teeny tiny budgets! Read on for their BEST tips and ideas: Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2015 at Kiss My Tulle
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Today, I'm offering 5 suggestions on how to save money on the wedding ceremony seating! Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2015 at Kiss My Tulle
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Christmas is here! Christmas is here! And if you'll looking to incorporate some green and red into your wedding - these next couple of weeks are the best time to look for inspiration (and red/green stuff at post-Christmas sales!). I've put together a modern green and red wedding inspiration board to help get you started: Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2015 at Kiss My Tulle
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So, you're planning a wedding? Congratulations! It can be so much fun, so much stress, and SO MUCH MONEY... but only if you let it. I am living proof that you can have a lovely wedding for $5,000 if you just take the time to do some research and consider the advice of people who have been-there, done-that. And on that note, I've rounded up 15 budget wedding tips from top wedding bloggers to help you get started! Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2015 at Kiss My Tulle
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In honor of the end of 2015, over the next two weeks I'll be taking time to hang with my family and eat all the things. But have no fear! I'll also be sharing some of the best inspiration, tips, and advice from the last year that have appeared on Kiss My Tulle this year. Today, I've rounded up the top 15 budget tips from my $5,000 wedding! Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2015 at Kiss My Tulle
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Today, I'm offering 5 suggestions on how to save money on the wedding bands! Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2015 at Kiss My Tulle