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We have seen such creative and personalized bridesmaid gift ideas lately – getting ready robes, personalized wine glasses, bath bombs, and more. And we love seeing all of them! But what do bridesmaids really want as gifts? Let’s be real – The best bridesmaids gifts ever received are things that are both personal and practical. […]


Unique Bridesmaid Gift Ideas Under $50

Planning a wedding is one of the most enjoyable, stress-free experiences of your life, amirite?! Are you laughing with me right now? Even I got a good chuckle out of that! Or maybe that brought a few tears to your eyes because you feel like wedding planning should be going a lot smoother than it […]


Wedding Planning Hacks That Will Make Every Bride’s Life Easier

You’ve heard us say it before! Those last few weeks of wedding planning are the most detail heavy of the entire planning process. Tensions are stressing, budget is straining, and then WHAM! You realize you haven’t allotted any tips for your wedding vendors. First things first, let me say this— Tipping is always appreciated, but […]


Cheat Sheet for Tipping Wedding Vendors

It’s happened! It’s finally happened! The big “Will You?” and you answered “Will Do!” Feeling a little like Michael Scott during a fire drill yet?! Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered babe. If you’re just starting the wedding planning journey, we have tons of information to help you get rolling like, how to create your […]


How A Wedding Planner Can Help You Find the Perfect Venue

So picture this! You’re right in the eye of the storm of wedding planning when your saving-grace maid of honor says, “Well why don’t you just hire a wedding planner?” For some, this is the lifeline they need! With busy schedules, juggling responsibilities, and overwhelming pressure to plan a perfect dream day, a full or […]


The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Wedding Planner

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Wedding Planner

Getting married and buying your first home are arguably two of the most monumental, exciting, and (sometimes) stressful milestones in life. Even moreso when done consecutively or simultaneously! The good news is, there are a ton of similarities between planning and executing a wedding and buying your first home. Today we’ve invited a past lovely […]


5 First-Home Buying Tips for Newlyweds

Everyone knows what the most fun part of wedding planning is— creating your gift registry! I mean, who wouldn’t love strolling the aisles with babe, scan gun in hand, building the foundation for your new lives together? It truly is an unforgettable memory! One of the first items on your ‘Newly Engaged’ checklist should be […]


Top 5 Wedding Items to Add to Your Registry

When Pantone announced Classic Blue as their Color of the Year, we were THRILLED. As you know, Whatever Is Lovely is all about putting a unique and non-traditional twist on the classic romantic style. So getting the chance to take Cinderella’s blue and create a modern fairytale wedding? We are here for it Our friends […]


How to Use the 2020 Pantone Color of the Year at Your Wedding

How to use Pantone's 2020 Color of the Year at your Wedding

I know what you’re thinking…. “Wedding budget? UGH”. And I get it! That’s a completely acceptable response when you hear that it’s time to put your wedding budget together. It is literally the worst Ok. I’m maybe being a bit overdramatic. But still…it’s not as fun as shopping for your vendor. Don’t worry! Today we […]


8 Steps To Creating A Wedding Budget + Free Checklist

8 Simple Steps For Creating Your Wedding Budget 2020

When it comes to planning a destination wedding, figuring out all the logistics from thousands of miles away can be just a tad more challenging (oookay a lot more challenging!) than planning a local Kansas City wedding. Finding a venue, vendors, and researching marriage license requirements in a country where you don’t know the lay […]


How To Plan A Destination Wedding: 10 Tips To Consider

What You Need To Know About Planning A Destination Wedding

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-Jordan M

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- Parents of the bride