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Featured Wedding – A Trucker’s Love

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  A Trucker’s Love   On August 12, 2017, two of the state’s largest Trucking families, England Trucking and Godfrey Trucking, joined roads in Holy Matrimony. Megan Godfrey married Clayton England in the Salt Lake Temple. Meghan and Clayton met in high school, but a high school romance wasn’t in the log for them as Clayton was a sophomore trying to “pick-up” a senior. After both serving LDS missions, Clayton in Mexico City, Mexico and Meghan in Santiago, Chili, Clayton finally grew up and age just didn’t matter any longer. They went on their first date to see the Christmas lights at Temple Square and it was history from then … Continue reading Featured Wedding – A Trucker’s Love


The Perfect Wedding Gown For The Perfect Day

How many times do we find ourselves remembering our childhood? The days of gently brushing our doll’s hair, dressing them up in beautiful wedding gowns and daydreaming about the day when we, ourselves, would be able to look as priceless as them. Although our childhood days are over, the dreaming can still continue.   But as we matured, so did fashion.   The styles and designs have changed and evolved throughout the years.   As your wedding day approaches, the daydreams rush back into your mind as you recall the beautiful dresses you once fantasized about. From magazines, the Internet and television, viewers have been exposed to memorizing bridal gowns … Continue reading The Perfect Wedding Gown For The Perfect Day



Bride, Mother and Grandmother all wear the same Wedding Dress

A creamy white wedding  dress of silk and handmade lace that was worn first by her grandmother in 1960, then by her mother in 1983 was worn by Katy Elder. This Oklahoma bride certainly had “something old” and “something borrowed” on her June 30, 2012 wedding day. “I always knew that I wanted to wear this dress,” Elder said.   “I love the style. It’s not like what everybody else is wearing. And the meaning behind it means much more than anything else.” What do you think?    Would you wear your Mothers or Grandmothers wedding dress? Read more and see images at: http://newsok.com/oklahoma-bride-is-third-generation-to-wear-same-gown/article/3692740#ixzz211vL3Kux


How to Make Your Wedding Gown Unique

Do you want your wedding gown to stand out? An Enlighted Wedding Dress is the answer! This gorgeous wedding dress was made even more special by the installation of about 300 warm white LEDs throughout the skirt. The lights simulated the effect of candlelight with the gold-tinted color of the LEDs, and with a soft random flickering pattern. The lights were arranged in a random pattern, with the density increasing towards the bottom of the skirt. The batteries were hidden inside the wider part of the skirt, and the lights were turned on by remote control. See video at https://saltlakebride.com/how-to-make-your-wedding-gown-unique/ So as not to be outdone, these are also available … Continue reading How to Make Your Wedding Gown Unique


Toilet Paper Wedding Dresses

Here is the perfect bride-on-a-budget wedding gown (unless you count your time). The seventh annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest was held Thursday, July 7, in Boca Raton, Florida. Dresses were judged on beauty, creativity and originality. Beating out nearly 1,000 contestants, Orchard Lake, Michigan-native Susan Brennan took the $1,000 prize for her creation–a strapless wedding gown complete with rosettes and feathers and balanced the dress with pleats on the bodice. She used hot glue, packing tape, and four rolls (that’s all?) of toilet paper.  “I wanted to create something elegant yet playfully sophisticated, and I wanted it to be full of detail,” said Brennan.  The wedding gown took her … Continue reading Toilet Paper Wedding Dresses


Makeup Tips for Tattoo Coverage

Your wedding day has arrived! How do you cover your tattoo? Your  wedding day has arrived and for a variety of reasons, you have decided that you want to cover your tattoo.  You have seen the tattoo cover-up kits sold online, but do they really work?  What about airbrush make-up?  What is the best method for covering a tattoo? Questions to keep in mind when selecting the best method to cover your tattoo: ·                 Is your dress strapless? ·                 Will your wedding dress come in contact with the covered area? ·       … Continue reading Makeup Tips for Tattoo Coverage


Would You Wear a Red Wedding Gown?

There was a recent article on CNN Living titled Brides buck tradition and ditch the white dress.  They quote bridal consultant Susan Rogers as saying, “In the last 10 to 15 years, everything went from white to ivory.  I think they figured out that everyone really didn’t look good in white. … Nobody orders white anymore. It’s kind of a faux pas.” Information provided by Bridal Guide disputes the CNN details by saying, “A 2002 Reader Service Study indicates that 57% of bridal gowns were white; 38% were ivory; the remaining 5% were some other color.” The question was asked again in a 2009 survey and things had not changed … Continue reading Would You Wear a Red Wedding Gown?


Bridesmaids Attire

Your bridesmaids are your best friends. These tips will help you keep them like that. Many brides go all out with the bridesmaids’ attire, making everyone where the same color, same style, and the same accessories. In these modern times, it is no longer appropriate to do that. Follow these ideas to ensure your bridesmaids will love their dresses. First of all, no one said they didn’t have to match. In fact, if you tell your bridesmaids to wear whatever they want, you are in for a disaster. The only problem is the extent of matching. For example, there are three different ways to match your bridesmaid dresses in a … Continue reading Bridesmaids Attire


Wedding Gown Styles and Considerations

One of the most important things that will help you find your perfect dress is knowing what you want. Of course, included in knowing what you want is knowing what would look best on your body shape. Here are the four basic dress silhouettes and what body types look best with them Ball Gown (a fitted bodice and a very full skirt) Full figure Pear shape Thin Empire (a slim skirt with a waist right below the bust) Petite Thin Pear shape Princess (a dress with vertical seams and a flared skirt) Hourglass Full figure Petite Sheath (a very slim, form-fitting dress) Thin Petite Hourglass Once you have figured out … Continue reading Wedding Gown Styles and Considerations



Finding the Perfect Bridal Gown

From the time you were a little girl you might have wondered how your wedding dress would look.   Would it be sparkly?   Would it be straight or full?   Would it have a long train?   Now that you’re engaged, it’s time to make that dream a reality!   What you wear on your wedding day will impact your memories more than any other part of your day.   Start shopping for your gown the moment you know you’re getting married!   You will need your dress for your bridal pictures, and most photographers ask that you have your bridal sitting a month before your wedding. Be aware … Continue reading Finding the Perfect Bridal Gown


Wedding Gown Terms

LENGTHS Ankle Reveals the ankles, slightly shorter than floor length. Floor Skirt is1/2 to 1 1/2 inches from the floor. Short Skirt is at knee level or above. Tea Hemline is several inches above the ankles. STYLES A-Line Two vertical seams follow the A shape, starting from the shoulders and falling to the skirt which then flares out. Ball Gown A tight, fitted bodice and definite waistline with a very full skirt. Basque Waistline An elongated waist, about two inches below the natural waist, that may dip to a point at the center point. Bouffant A very, very full skirt, most often accompanied by a hoop slip Box-Pleated Skirt A … Continue reading Wedding Gown Terms