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defined: balloon.


noun. a brightly colored rubber sac inflated with air and then sealed at the neck, used as a decoration OR a charming way to incorporate some color and whimsy into any event.

photo cred: 1 {riso studio via style me pretty} 2 {martha stewart via everything fab} 3 {geronimo balloon-troopers}

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defined: ceremony.

cer·e·mo·ny /ˈserəˌmōnē/

noun. a formal event performed on a special occasion OR where the celebration of marriage really gets rolling.

p.s. sneak peek of ann and jon’s wedding this past friday included…can you spot it? hint…purple and yellow combos rock!

photo cred: 1 {mo hines photography} 2 {via hi fi weddings} 3 {rosie parsons via ruffled} 4 {Todd Hunter McGaw Photographer via style me pretty} 5 {josh goleman via once wed}


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defined: gown.


noun. a long dress, typically having a close fitting bodice and a flared or flowing skirt, worn on formal occasions OR something that brides seek until they find “the one” they will wear on their wedding day.

photo cred: {we are the parsons via ruffled}

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defined: destination.


noun. the place to which someone or something is going or being sent OR an amazing way to celebrate the beginning of the rest of your life with your love.

photo cred: {mexico by jarruda photography via style me pretty} {france by amy and stuart via intimate weddings} {italy by jessica lorren organic photography} {by corbin gurkin via 100 Layer Cake}

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defined: invitation.


noun. a written or verbal request inviting someone to go somewhere or to do something OR the best way to give your guests a sneak peek into the fabulousness of your event or wedding and get them super duper excited.

photo cred: {popsicle invites via martha stewart}

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defined: dessert.


noun. the sweet course eaten at the end of the meal OR that thing your guests have been drooling over and eyeing from across the room for the past 3 hours.

photo cred: {sarah yates photography & sweet and saucy via style me pretty}

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defined: love.


noun. an intense feeling or deep affection OR the very best thing to give and receive.

photo cred: 1 {elizabeth messina via kiss the groom}

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defined: tapletop.


noun. the top horizontal work surface of a table, providing a level surface on which objects may be placed OR one of the best ways to make your wedding or event totally gorgeous.

photo cred: {prop styled table by jamie beck and meagan camp via from me to you}

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defined: bridal shoe.


noun. a covering for the foot, typically made of leather, with a sturdy sole and not reaching above the ankle OR the easiest way to add a little spice and pizazz to your wedding day.

photo cred: 1 {blue manolo’s by threaded together photography & christina kreations via style me pretty}


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defined: spin.


verb. turn or cause to turn around quickly OR something every bride should engage in at least once on her wedding day.

photo cred: {spinning bride by ulmer studios via ruffled}

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defined: kiss.


verb. touch of the lips as a sign of love, desire, reverence, or greeting OR the most romantic and sweetest way to show affection to your bride.

photo cred: 1 {sayulita lovelieness by sarah yates & sitting in a tree via style me pretty}

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defined: bow tie.

bow tie/bō/

noun. a necktie in the form of a bow or a knot with two loops OR one of the most adorably handsome things a man can wear (*disclaimer: if worn right!) and one of my favorite details…EVER.

photo cred: 1 {striped bow tie on a blanket via the neo traditionalist by joy thigpen} 2 {bow tie cake via sugar & fluff design house}


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defined: automobile.


 noun: a road vehicle, typically with four wheels, powered by an internal combustion engine or electric motor and able to carry a small number of people OR the vehicle used to ride away like the wind with the love of your life…oh! and the best way to carry home all your new goodies.

photo cred: {the fabulous jose villa}

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defined: lace.


 noun: a fine open fabric, typically one of cotton or silk, made by looping, twisting, or knitting thread in patterns OR the stuff uber gorgeous brides are made of.

photo cred: {the photography genius that is: elizabeth messina} definition cred: {the internet genius that is: google}

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defined: bulldog of the english variety.

eng·lish bull·dog/ˈbo͝olˌdôg/

noun. a dog of a sturdy smooth-haired breed with a large head and powerful protruding lower jaw, a flat wrinkled face, and a broad chest OR: my business partner, best friend and expert tongue sticker-outer.

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