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Whew! Wedding season is officially in full swing and let’s be honest, blogging is HARD. But…the show must go on and I can never get enough of wedding videos, so here we go!

All I can say is…what a dream!!

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I have no idea how he picked which pictures to post because I could stare at these all day long!

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Video: CandleLight Films

Photographer: Ryan Ray // Video: CandleLight Films // Design & Planning: Stefanie Miles // H&MU: Amy Clarke // Florals: Bows and Arrows // Paper: Ladyfinger Letterpress // Planning: Felicita Garcia // Venue: Casa Kimball

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“Her prosperity does not make me inferior,
And I choose to cheer her on because community rises above competition.”
Natalie Franke

Part of my Intentional 2015 has included taking time to build relationships with others in the wedding industry. I think it so cool seeing coordinators cheering other coordinators on & even every other huge part that goes into making a wedding perfect and helping them along as they embark on this crazy journey of being self-employed.

I got an email a while back from an adorable photographer – Jessica Gold Photography! After weeks of trying to balance each others schedules, we finally scheduled a time to have brunch (yum)!! It was so refreshing and great to have time to meet with someone that goes through all the things you go through & I loved knowing that I had made a new friend! Brides if you are looking for an extremely talented photog, look this girl up!

I look forward to so many more brunches and coffee dates with some amazing people & can’t wait to learn more about why these ladies love what they do!

-B

You always think you know what you want until you start rebranding. I definitely knew my style, but knew I wanted to keep this branding for a while and it needed to be perfect. Woah. Wayyyy harder than you think.

When I first started the process, I knew that I wanted to work with calligraphy – I mean who doesn’t?! So, I started researching and came across XO Ginny and sent that girl an email and she was amazing! Not only was she so patient with my crazy pickiness, but she responded so quick and had my logo done in no time!

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Round 1: This was round one! How can you say no to any of these! Once I had it narrowed down to the top left one, then came the “B’s”

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Round 2: The “B’s” Picking a letter is hard work. I eventually chose number 3, which was what it was in the first place haha.

After many emails back and forth, this was the end!

B+B NEW Slightly larger lettering

I LOVE it! It perfectly describes my business and has the whimsical feel that I love!

If you need any gorgeous calligraphy or rebranding done Ginny is your girl & you can check out her Social Media below:

Website | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest

Annnnnndddd we’re back! & with my current top pick for wedding videos!!!
If you haven’t seen what Maroon 5 did with their new Sugar video, you are in for a treat!

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If there’s anything I could ever dream of happening at one of my weddings…this would be it.

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Dear Adam…if you ever come to Texas & need a wedding to crash, you know who to call.

It’s Monday & the website has been live for a week! & honestly…it’s been one of the best weeks ever! I have been able to meet with some amazing people and I have been blown away with the community that this industry has.

I did want to take the next couple of days  to show you a behind the scenes look at what was inspiring me and the feeling I wanted to create when people looked at who Borrowed & Blue Occasions is!

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I wanted to create a place that made people comfortable and gave them a glimpse into what B&B represents and wants to create for them. The word I used the most was, simplicity. Something that held the important information & photos that didn’t over whelm anyone & even me!

My girl Elisabeth was the one that spent countless hours putting it all together for me & eventually lead me to Seaside Creative, where I found the layout that I knew was perfect! A huge thank you goes out to Elisabeth and I know that no one could have made it as perfect and personal as you!

I hope you have enjoyed what you see!

-B

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First thing first – I’m the realist – hah just kidding!! But for real. Happy 2nd Birthday to Borrowed & Blue Occasions!!

I am so beside myself and cannot wrap my mind around everything that has happened over the past two years & the people that have helped me get there. It truly is a great feeling when you are walking in the place the Lord has put you & I could not be more grateful. I have met so many people along the way that have driven, encouraged and influenced me to become the business that I want my couples to experience & that has brought me to encounter do many incredible couples!

I hope you love the rebrand! I was so excited when the Lord lead me to be intentional this year and that meant in every aspect of my life. So, I started with my branding and from there came a little facelift to my website! I have also added something new to my packaging and I am so excited about seeing where that goes!

So grab a cup of tea or coffee on this dreary Monday and take a look around and let me know what you think!

Also, be sure and keep and eye out for an awesome giveaway to celebrate #BandBOccasionsTurns2 that include goodies from some amazing vendors!!

-B

PS: HUGE hugs go out to XOGinny – the girl behind my stunning new logo & Elisabeth Carol for rocking it and pulling every last detail in my new website together! you two are rockstars and I could not have done it without you!

Ok all you Bachelorette fans, one of my favorite couples ever finally tied the knot!! And their dream wedding was captured by the amazingly talented Brandon Kidd !

Chris and DesPhotography: Brandon Kidd 

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Video: Perryfield Films

Congrats you two!! To see their full wedding go here!

Photography: Brandon Kidd // Production: Be Inspired PR // Event & Floral Design: Sinclair and Moore Events // Cinematography: Perryfield Films // Planning/Coordination:  Chic Celebrations // Venues: Wayfarer’s Chapel & Redondo Beach Historic Library // Desserts: Sweet and Saucy // Vintage Rentals:  Found Rentals // Bridesmaids Dresses: Donna Morgan // Invitations: Minted // Dress: Desiree Hartsock with Maggie Sottero // Calligraphy: La Happy Design // MUaH:  Elyse Reneau / Allie Bengtsson & Gold Comb Salon // DJ: Elite DJ & Production featuring Tasos Hernandez

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Happy Snow Day!!!

Well… you know. Ice Day.
I don’t know about you, but I needed this SO badly.

Starting Thursday night we spent the next 3 days leading worship at a DNOW in Arlington. I just love taking a step back from the planning portion of my brain and use the small creative portion to just worship. It was so good for my soul.

I hope that your weekend was relaxing & fun & that you are getting the chance to relax and do amazing things today!

– B

“Celebrate, we will
because life is short,
but sweet for certain.”

Graysen & Devin

Photography// Fox & Bramble

These two are so precious and I am so excited to see gorgeous pictures from their wedding that is happening this weekend! I figured it was only fitting to feature their engagement video since the party is only 2 days away.

Congrats sweet friends!!

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Video//Grant Moore

To see more of their engagements, check them out here!