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Thank U 4 the Gr8 Gift: How to Send Thanks in the Digital Age

September 19, 2017
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by Laura Gaskill, Houzz Etiquette has come a long way from the rules learned and passed down by our grandparents and parents. Not only are our interactions far more casual today (when was the last time you said “sir”?), but new technologies have come along that have completely changed the way we live our lives. Modern life is brimming with unclear rules, such as: Can you text a thank-you note? What about sending an email or e-card? Are there still…

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The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Wedding

Despite what Pinterest may lead you to believe, the most important part of how to plan a wedding doesn’t begin by choosing the finer details. Instead, successful (and less-stressful) weddings happen by taking care of the larger tasks early. That way, you set your sights…

March 3, 2017
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How to Manage Your Wedding Budget & Avoid Surprises

Your wedding day will be a joyous occasion. But unless money is no object, the cost of all the elements must be taken into consideration so as not to blow your budget. Creating a reasonable budget – and sticking to it – is as crucial…

July 18, 2016
Independence Day Inspiration

Independence Day Inspiration

We’re hosting a Fourth of July party this weekend, and it feels like we’ve been planning for months. This sunny holiday is our favorite because you can go all out without necessarily spending a pretty penny. See below for some of the fun and festive…

June 29, 2015
May 29

What We’re Loving This Week

• Ever hear of the “wife bonus?” We found this story fascinating | New York Times • 40 Reasons to Travel Now (we’ve got our eye on you, Cuba!) | Travel & Leisure • Always love a good DIY: 8 Paint Projects to Tackle…

May 29, 2015
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Orchard Picnic

Celebrate fall best by bundling up in your coziest cableknits and heading out to the nearest orchard to picnic with friends. Fill your tote with fruits and flavors of the season and drink in the wonder of fall’s scenery. We’ve picked our favorite gifts…

November 11, 2014
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Office Makeover: Smart + Stylized

At Blueprint Registry, we understand the importance of an office that encourages creativity, efficiency, and comfort – so we’re excited to share our favorite picks to make your home office one of your favorite rooms! We can’t be the only ones who miss the excitement…

September 23, 2014
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A Geometric Wedding

A new trend in the wedding industry that we’ve never quite seen before is this use of the geometric shapes. This week we’ve been talking about different “geometric” registry items you can use in your home, adding an added modern element. This style can…

September 10, 2014
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Make it Manly: Groomsmen Gift Boxes

Sometimes a groom can get left in the dust during all the wedding planning. For some, this is a welcome relief. For others, they may just not realize where their opinions or suggestions matter. If I mention bridesmaid dress options to my fiancé one…

September 4, 2014
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Stripes: Give your Home a Dose of Chic

We can never get enough of a good thing – in this case, stripes. From wardrobe to wedding design, to home decor, this linear motif makes it easy to make a chic statement. They’re clean, crisp, simple, and effortlessly glam. With endless options of…

August 25, 2014
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7 unique wedding details this season!

Recently we caught up with Kate Schaefer, the founder of an amazing new website called H&H Weddings.  H&H is dedicated to providing lesbian, gay, bisexual, & transgender couples with vast resources to help plan & create a beautiful event. Knowing we are in the…

August 22, 2014
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Stripes for wedding décor and more!

As we talk about stripes and what a fabulous pattern it is, I thought it only made sense to show what you can do with stripes in your wedding! Some of the MOST stylish weddings this year have been stripe patterned. Whether it’s elegant…

August 20, 2014