August 2011

Featured: Utterly Engaged!

by jacin on August 29, 2011

Check out page 120 of Utterly Engaged’s latest issue and you just might see a familiar face :) - thank you Henny & Lucia for reaching out and interviewing me :) To say I am honored is an understatement! xoxo


Happy Sunday! I am thinking of all of you east coasters and praying you are doing well in the aftermath of Irene! Today’s Mason Jar Sunday comes from the lovely and talented Liz Galvan of the Liz Marie blog. Here’s her instructions on how to make this lovely mason soap dispenser: {1} Get a mason jar with [...]


Guys…. consider me obsessed with this: I love music, it is a huge part of who I am. Don’t think you’ll catch me putting my iPod on shuffle at a party though, it would be way too embarrassing (I don’t know if Frank Sinatra/Wu Tang/John Legend/Musiq/O.A.R/Tribe Called Quest/Dave Matthews/patriotic marches is the right combo for a [...]


I remember, looooong before the engagement, coming across a dress that made me stop in my tracks. It was Jamie-Lynn Sigler’s wedding dress (from her first marriage in 2003), and it was a simple, strapless Monique Lhuillier gown with a corset back. I fell in love with that dress; that dress gave me serious wedding fever. Sadly [...]


Guys…. I am all about the little blue boxes, j.crew chunky pearl bracelets and David Yurman prettiness… but I also know that we’re in a recession right now, so when I came across some of these lovelies at Forever 21 a few weeks back, I couldn’t help but think about how pretty they would be [...]


Floral Spotlight: Astilbe

by jacin on August 22, 2011

{image by Windy Dougall, florals by The Floral Lab}  It’s been a while since our last Floral Spotlight, but this amazing wedding on Style Me Pretty had some blooms I just couldn’t get out of my head. Whimsical, romantic and light, these gorgeous Astilbe {thanks Natalie for clueing me in to what they are!} are absolutely [...]


{images by Paper Crave} I have to thank the Cottage Industrialist for posting this download a few weeks back, it only took my pinterest to lead me to it (see bottom of post, haha!) Isn’t this perfect for harvest season, have a canning party with your friends and create the pretty invites via FREE downloadable templates [...]


Today I have an amazingly lovely DIY bridal shower to share! When we saw these photos, we just knew we couldn’t keep them to ourselves. This is an image heavy post, but there were just so many amazing details that we couldn’t help but share :) These photos were sent our way from the super [...]


{as seen at the San Francisco Ferry Building} Have you ever been walking along during your daily travels and seen something that makes you think “wow, that would be good for a wedding!” I do it all the time, and snap a little picture with my iPhone or my nice camera, if it’s with me. [...]