GSS Featured Wedding :: Sepideh & Hasan’s Exquisite Persian Wedding :: Ben Sassani Photography

Happy Friday, Lovelies!!! Today’s featured wedding comes from Ben Sassani of Sassani Photography. He is a Houston, Texas based wedding photographer. Ben has been so very accommodating to GSS on this feature. Thank you! Sepideh & Hasan were married at Westin Galleria in Houston, Texas on August 25, 2012.  Sepideh was kind enough to answer a few questions… [Continue Reading]

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GSS Featured Wedding :: Nikki & Joel’s Backyard Wedding :: Rebekah Westover Photography

Happy Hump Day, Lovelies!!! We have a special treat for you today.  We have an absoultely beautiful wedding to feature today from Rebekah of Rebekah Westover Photography. Rebekah Westover Photography is a Utah based wedding photographer.  She has been so sweet and accommodating to GSS and we have really enjoyed working with her on this feature. Nikki… [Continue Reading]


After the Wedding :: Changing Your Name :: Learn the Five Steps to Change Your Last Name

Just Married? Change Your Name in Five Simple Steps  Once the hustle and bustle of your wedding day is over and you’ve returned from your honeymoon relaxed and ready to start your very own happily ever after, it’s time to think about what’s left to take care of now that you are officially husband and… [Continue Reading]

GSS’s Favorite Wedding Apps

Above Image Courtesy of Franck Boutonnet Planning a wedding can be very stressful and, at often times hard.  Lucky for today’s brides, there are a myriad of “apps” that can be used on your smartphones and tablets.  So all of your wedding planning is now at your fingertips (literally!).  All of the paperwork (think: budgets, guest lists,… [Continue Reading]


GSS’s Things We LOVE :: Crepe Paper DIY Projects :: Part 2

Hello, Sweethearts!  This week we are back with just one more crepe paper project that we know will make your heart swoon! In case you missed last week’s post (click here to see it!), we gave you a HUGE tip regarding purchasing large rolls of crepe online for projects. We revealed Paper Mart, our link… [Continue Reading]


GSS Tuesday Trousseau :: Eco Friendly & Conflict Free Engagement Rings

image courtesy of Amy Karp When it comes to choosing your symbol of eternity, the choices are endless. We recently heard about Brilliant Earth. They produce beautiful jewelry and guarantee a conflict free gem. Conflict free diamonds are guaranteed to originate from ethical and environmentally responsible sources. Conflict free diamonds are free from violence and… [Continue Reading]


Let’s get CRAFTY :: DIY Yarn Wrapped Wedding Monograms!

  Monograms are extrememly popular at weddings nowadays and we love seeing the different variations and uses of them.  When we stumbled upon (literally- thank you StumbleUpon!) this DIY Yarn Wrapped Wedding Monogram goodness from Wedding Photographer, Sarah Ortega– We fell in love.  Seriously, how adorable are these?!  And if you scroll down Sarah’s site,… [Continue Reading]

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GSS’s Things We LOVE :: Crepe Paper DIY Projects :: Part 1

We are always on the lookout for good DIY projects; today we are sharing with you some fun and affordable projects made with a primary material – crepe paper. Now, we all know crepe paper in streamer form can be used as inexpensive décor,  but what you probably don’t know is that crepe is also available in… [Continue Reading]


GSS Featured Wedding :: Laura & John’s Beautiful Backyard Texas Wedding :: Gideon Photography

Happy Hump Day, Lovelies!!! Today’s fabulous featured wedding comes from Jimmy of Gideon Photography, a Utah based wedding photographer. Jimmy has been so sweet and accommodating to GSS and we have truly enjoyed working with him on this feature. Laura and John were married on March 3, 2012 in a black tie wedding on the Guadalupe River in Hunt, Texas. This was… [Continue Reading]


GSS Tuesday Trousseau :: Antique Monogrammed Plates

We may be a bit on a monogramming kick….why not? Its personal 😉 A few post back we featured these monogrammed home accents now we plated  another personal touch to add to your newlywed home. A perfect wedding registry item! We stumbled…well not really stumbled but found these awesome antique plates perfectly personal to you. … [Continue Reading]


Better Off Wed :: Personalized Shabby Chic Wedding Cake Toppers!!!

Awhile ago we told you about some awesome (not to mention super cute!) handmade wedding cake toppers we found on Etsy. (Click here to see that post!)  Well, we stumbled upon Better Off Wed’s absolutely fabulous personalized shabby chic wedding cake toppers and fell head over heels in L-O-V-E!  Their wedding cake toppers are made with wood… [Continue Reading]

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GSS Wedding Trends :: “Naked” Wedding Cakes

The wedding cake is perhaps the most quintessential element to your wedding besides the couple, of course – even the smallest of weddings have a wedding cake of some sort. We’ve seen this wedding staple evolve over the years  from over the top cake decor to minimalist and clean with fondant layers. Lately, we are drooling (in… [Continue Reading]

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GSS Featured Wedding :: Mindy & Evan’s Plantation Wedding :: Wisner Photo

We are thrilled to bring you Mindy and Evan’s Texas Plantation wedding today. The couple’s romantic portraits at the end of this post are worth the scroll, so be sure you go all the way to the end of this wedding post. Wisner Photo submitted this wedding to us via Two Bright Lights and we… [Continue Reading]


GSS’s Things We LOVE :: DIY Tiered Trays!

Soooo…. We’ve had a small obsession with Amy Atlas for a LONG time now…. But, really, who doesn’t?!  Her dessert tables are just mind-blowing!  She was one of the first people to put dessert tables and candy bars on the wedding map.  And what do we love most about her dessert tables (besides the dessert,… [Continue Reading]


GSS’s Things We LOVE :: Floral Bridal Accessories

Only ONE more day until the weekend!!  Very few things get us as excited as the weekend does.  Weekends = Weddings and you know that we LOVE  weddings!  We also love the trend of gorgeous floral bridal accessories.  It doesn’t matter what wedding style we are swooning over, a floral headpiece on a bride makes… [Continue Reading]

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