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Today's loveliness comes from Magnolia Photography and we love love love it. Samantha and Nick were married on the gorgeous grounds of the 1812 Hitching Post--an antebellum plantation in North Carolina. They chose this location because of their love for Samantha's family farm and their horse, Merlin! Samantha is a self-proclaimed horse-riding tomboy. And she's adorable! In fact, before we go any

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Farm fresh. Locally grown. The farm-to-table movement is exciting to see in weddings too! Reception food is becoming just as personalized as the rest of the event. Eating is a social activity--and what better way to gather and celebrate than with fresh, local food with the ones we love! A few ideas: wedding styles: rustic, garden/outdoor reception stationery: feature personalized menu cards to

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We're doubly excited to feature this lovely wedding today--Tia is one of our graphic designers at MagnetStreet! Micah and Tia's modern wedding was held at the nationally recognized Guthrie Theater in downtown Minneapolis, MN. Boasting three stages, a full service restaurant and some of the best views in Minneapolis, the Guthrie was the perfect venue for this classy and easy going couple. With only

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A bride may have found her true love, but she is still out there in the world searching, dreaming, and waiting for "the one"....or, in other words: the perfect wedding dress. Well, at least that is how we all see it in movies, right? In truth, I've always secretly feared wedding dress shopping. To me, it feels a little bit like speed dating--if, of course, your date was a dress and was being

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This week and last, MagnetStreet employees took off early to head out to Feed My Starving Children {FMSC}- a Minnesota-based non-profit organization that, through the help of volunteers, packages food and ships it to starving children all around the world! If you've volunteered with FMSC before, then you know how incredibly humbling and gratifying this experience is. I tell you this- not because

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Did you know that there is a different rate for mailing 3.5x5 postcards? Did you know that it's cheaper than the rate for mailing 1 oz. envelopes? Now ... did you know that MagnetStreet Weddings offers 3.5x5 RSVP Postcards to coordinate with every wedding invitation suite? Now that's sweet! As of 5/24/11, postage for a 3.5x5 postcard is at a rate of .29/stamp. Mailing a 1oz. envelope is .44/stamp

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Sustainable. Recyclable. Organic. Simplicity. Green. Ethical. In honor of Earth Day this Friday, here are some doable ideas to having a more earth friendly wedding! Remember, small changes can have a HUGE impact! Your Dress: Borrow. Rent. Reuse. -Wear an heirloom gown {and update the look}. -Buy a gown that is made from natural and washable fabric. {See below for resources.} Your Ring: {egads, I

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I'm such a fan of container gardening and these fun and clever containers naturally drew me in. Edible centerpieces are simple and budget-conscious ideas! Fun and interactive... these DIY container gardens would be perfect for a country wedding or for the eco-conscious couple! In addition to the lettuce, you could also have herbs {tea and culinary} growing and let guests spice up their own plate

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Here is a softer wedding look... one that is muted and organic. Inspiration comes from nature and drawing from a collective responsibility to leave less of a carbon footprint. This style incorporates the beauty of what we find in nature with its lovely variety of textures and shapes. Natural fibers and elements render an understated look that is timeless, comfortable and pleasing to the eye! What

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Part of successfully accomplishing any cooking, cleaning, crafting, carpentry or maintenance-type project includes having good, reliable tools, right? One such project is our morning ritual of doing whatever it takes for us to leave our homes in full aesthetic confidence. It might be a splash of water, a little something on the cheeks, eyes or far beyond... I'm more of a low maintenance girl but