#TheCraftedWife: Our Engagement Shoot + Tips for Taking Photos in NYC

Our Engagement Shoot + Tips for Taking Photos in NYCIf you’re currently engaged and considering whether or not to do a shoot before the wedding I say absolutely do it! Weddings are certainly expensive and this is an additional cost, but if you can make it happen it’s worth it. I’m so in love with how these photos turned out, but they’ve also come in handy for other parts of wedding planning (wedding website, stationery, announcements, etc).

When I found out Mary Costa was visiting the east coast for a short trip, I knew we had to book our session with her! Here are some of my favorites from our shoot together plus a few tips if you’re looking to shoot in NYC! Continue reading…

DIY Travel Wall Art With Cricut + Martha Stewart

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DIY Travel Wall Art With Cricut + Martha StewartI’ve really enjoyed wedding planning so far, but truthfully I am most excited about our honeymoon! There’s going to be so much pasta, wine, and exploring that I wish we could just leave right now. Hint: we’ll be visiting the cities listed in the piece above!

Because we’re now 8 months out from the wedding, and 10 from the trip, I wanted to make something for our home to keep us excited as we get closer and to remind us of it for years to come. Turn the itinerary of a favorite trip into DIY wall art! Here’s how: Continue reading…

DIY Colorful Table Numbers with Cricut + Martha Stewart

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DIY Colorful Table Numbers with Cricut Explore Air 2 Martha Stewart EditionWe picked our wedding colors last week which means it’s finally full steam ahead with the DIYS! And if you didn’t already assume, we’re using just about one of each color. Naturally.

For my first wedding project, I wanted to start with something I knew we’d need, regardless if any other details change. Plus, what better way to kick things off than with a rainbow of colorful table numbers?! Here’s how I made them + a sneak peek at the colors we picked: Continue reading…