12/20

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Happy Saturday, BABs! Sorry this is late, but trust a sister: It’s worth it. There are some great wedding-friendly deals and some stunning sales from some of our favorites. This is the last Ten for the Weekend for 2014 as we’ll be taking a break starting Wednesday (don’t worry, we’ll be revisiting our top posts from the year over the holiday break), but we’ll be back with tons of broke-ass goodness in 2015!

1. Anthropologie is knocking 20% off select gifts through the weekend.

Anthropologie Quartz Fringe Drops

These earrings would be amazing for a cool wedding, and they’re $35.20 on sale.

2. In need of a last-minute gift? Zazzle is taking 15% off all orders + 50% off express shipping with code SHIP4HOLIDAY through 12/22.

3. Taking a break over the holidays? Get your craft on with Craftsy’s Best of 2014 Course Sale where all classes are $19.99 or less.

4. Ice yo-self the right way with 20% off all orders + free shipping at DiamondStuds4Less with code DS4LLOVE.

5. Banana Republic always has great stuff around the holidays, and now they’re having a 40% off sale until 12/22.

Banana Republic Chiffon Halter Dress

Get married in this under-$100 frock!

6. Head on over to BAB homie ModCloth and take full advantage of their 50% off Markdown Sale!

7. Fun knee-high socks are a winter staple, and The SoxBox is taking 10% off all orders until 12/22 with code GIFT.

8. Blurb books are a great way to display wedding or engagement photos and you can take 20% off all orders until 12/31  with code DECEMBER-2.

9. Early spring brides might want to start thinking about wedding invitations, and Wedding Paper Divas is knocking 20% off suite components with the purchase of 20 invitations and 20 response cards until 12/23.

Wedding Paper Divas Tropical Romance Wedding Invitations Bamboo

I found your destination wedding invitation.

10. Guess is taking 30% off full price styles until 12/28 and they have a holy butt-ton of sparklez on their site.

Happy shopping, BABs!

christen
  • 12/19

    Affiliate Disclosure Statement

    Hey BABs! I hope y’all are surviving the holiday crush with your sanity intact and glasses of bubbly to help. While I would say any time is a good time for sparklez, I seem to see more shimmering happiness during this time of year, which drives me wild with the — oh! shiny! So, of course, for this last Five for Friday until the 2015, I found my five favorite ways to pump up your shine factor this holiday season, all for under $100. Get your sparklez on, broke-asses!
    Kate Spade Glitter Earrings

    Kate Spade Boxed Glitter Stud Earrings, $38
    Lulu's Talk of the Town Black Sequin Dress
    Lulu’s Talk of the Town Black Sequin Dress, on sale for $29
    NastyGal Stars Above Metallic Headband
    NastyGal Stars Above Metallic Headband, $35
    Badgley Mischka Chrysler at Night Dress
    Badgley Mischka Chrysler at Night Dress, $30-$40 rental
    ModCloth Play the Party Clutch
    ModCloth Play the Party Clutch, $44.99

    How do you plan to shine your way through the holidays, BABs?

    christen
  • 12/19

    EPLove




     

    Photo: EPLove

    Last week I said that while you’re planning your wedding — like, the actual planning and choosing and deciding — you shouldn’t focus on when you’re making those decisions or feel pressured to stay on track and not fall behind, whatever that means. You have a list of …

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    12/18

    Can

    Hai Der, BABs! Does everyone have their holiday shopping done? I don’t, but I shop better under pressure anyway. And speaking of shopping, I really want to help Jen find something she loves because her big day is only 7 months away! She is really smitten by “Sofia” by Matthew Christopher.  …

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    12/18

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    Ally, one of my favorite local DFW photographers and one half of the extraordinary team at The Purple Pebble — you may remember them from brides in glasses fame — recently got engaged (yayyyy!!!) and threw a lovely luncheon to ask her ladies to stand by her side on her …

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  • 12/17

    Real Bride Jubilance How to Compromise on Your Honeymoon and Still Win




    The honeymoon has been The One thing my fiancé and I have both been looking forward to, and the most stressful thing to figure out, #AtTheSameDamnTime. I may get excited over finding cute designs for our invitations, but he doesn’t give a damn. What he does give a damn about …

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    12/16

    50Peach.com Wedding 1

    This is a post Peach and I talked about, kind of at length. We talked about whether it would be better over on her blog because it’s intensely personal, but I really wanted her to write it, because I know the feeling. I felt the same way about a great …

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    12/15

    The Broke-Ass Bride's 2014 Gift Guide For the Love of Design




    There’s nothing quite like a well-designed product — either aesthetically or for usefulness … but it’s really great it it’s both. Whether it’s sleek and simple, fun and quirky or just one of those “D’oh! Of course! It makes total sense!” (See: this cutting board, which I didn’t include …

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  • 12/15

    Real Bride Emma You Don




    Michael and I decided at the outset of our wedding plans that we wouldn’t include anything in the wedding that wasn’t:

    • There for the guest’s comfort or delight
    • Totally awesome and “us”
    • Necessary for us to actually legally get married

    It struck me pretty early on that flowers, or specifically …

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