#TheCraftedWife: What’s On Our Wedding Registry

What's On Our Wedding RegistryWe finally finished our wedding registry and I thought it would be fun to share what we chose + give you a chance to tell us anything that we missed but may regret not adding! It took a while to build this list because we wanted to be thoughtful and to really think ahead at what life will look like down the road. We did a few in person registry events, and then did a mix of just adding items from our favorite sites. I suggest you start with an in person event to build yours so that you can get a sense for what items are like in person (the weight of silverware, the texture of dishes, etc). Plus you’ll often get some store time to yourselves before they open and it feels special.  

Whether you’re getting married and need some help building your own registry, or you just want to shop for some new items for your home, here’s what we added to our wedding registry!
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#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

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

 

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 Wedding Advice Box with Cricut + Martha Stewart

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

 

DIY Wedding Advice Box with Cricut + Martha StewartWhen planning the guest list for our wedding, I’ve been told the same thing again and again from my married friends: chances are that you won’t get to talk to every person that attends. Rather than miss out on those conversations and try to remember all of them, that’s where this wedding advice box comes in! Give your guests an opportunity to leave you a note full of encouragement or advice for your journey ahead. Here’s how: Continue reading…