GSS Weekly Recap :: Weddings Revisited

This week we brought you many fabulous trends and inspiration. We showed you some handmade details, featured a vintage Texas Wedding, trends in guestbooks, and even a fabulous inspiration board with the cherry colors of yellow and teal! As always our Fridays are dedicated to wrapping up the week and packaging these beautiful posts for you to check out for yourself. To the couples about to embark on matrimony this weekend….we wish you all a lifetime full of love and laughter and may each day be better than the last!

GSS’s Things We LOVE :: Wedding Sundae’s Handmade Details

You may or may not have noticed, but on Monday’s Teal and Yellow inspiration board, we featured a beautiful boutonniere and an escort card holder by Natacha of Wedding Sundae.  We absolutely adore her handmade wedding details and wanted to share more with you.  She can take care of almost all of your details for you- she has Save the Dates, Invitations, Programs, Menu Cards, Escort Cards, Table Numbers, Thank You Cards, Boutonnieres, Napkin Rings AND Escort Card Holders! Whew- that’s a … [Read More…]

GSS Featured Wedding :: Caroline & Jeremy’s Vintage Farmhouse Wedding :: Kate Takes Photos

You’re all in for a treat today!!!  Man, our submissions just keep getting better and better!!!  Today’s fabulous featured wedding comes from Kate Miller of Kate Takes Photos, a Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas based wedding photographer.  Kate has been so sweet and accommodating to GSS and we have truly enjoyed working with her on this feature. Caroline and Jeremy were married on June 24, 2011 at an 1800’s Texas farmhouse and their wedding was FILLED to the brim … [Read More…]

GSS Fun Find :: Make Your Sign In Book Scrappy!

Above Scrapbooking paper from Michael’s If you have been to a wedding this decade, we are sure you have seen the sign-in books wrapped in white fabric with the fancy feather pen sitting next to it. It greets you as you enter the wedding and politely whispers for you to sign your name on the line. Now, those of us that have seen couples get creative with their sign-in books love it! Something different, something fun! This past weekend we saw a cute way for guests to sign in. The couple used … [Read More…]

GSS Wedding Inspiration Board :: Teal & Yellow with Black Accents

We hope you had a fabulous weekend.  Today’s inspiration board color palette was suggested to us by a loyal reader!  We LOVE your suggestions!  So, today we’re featuring the gorgeous color palette of Teal and Yellow with Black accents.  These colors are so bright and lively and we just love how well they compliment each other.  This wedding color palette would be perfect for any season of the year and any wedding location!  We absolutely adore this color … [Read More…]

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GSS Weekly Recap :: Weddings Revisited

This week was a fun week for all things wedding! We found some great wedding trends and inspiration and are so glad we were able to share them with you! We found some vintage inspired wedding gowns, custom wedding sashes on Etsy, and a gorgeous Virginia wedding on a BOAT….our weekly inspiration board was country shic with Reds and Chocolate Browns. Don’t take our word for it though, use the links below to visit these fabulous wedding posts.

Veronica Sheaffer :: 2011 Fall Collection :: Old‐Fashioned Sweetness Meets Modern Individuality

Last Thursday, we did a post on some DIY Paint Chip Wedding Details that we found over on My Hands Made It.  Well, Veronica Sheaffer, the DIY Queen who is the mastermind behind My Hands Made It is also a luxurious wedding gown designer!!!  Her Fall 2011 collection is absolutely TO DIE FOR!!!   If you love Vintage Romance with a little Modern Edge, then this is the bridal collection for you!  Here’s some information on the collection:

The Fall 2011 collection is an extension of Sheaffer’s timeless aesthetic and married old-fashioned sweetness with modern individuality.  From a ruffled ball gown to a flirty cocktail dress, each look is a study in femininity and refinement.  Only the finest silk fabrics are used and each piece is handmade in [read more]

GSS Featured Wedding :: Married on a BOAT! :: Grant & Deb Photographers

The event of getting married is monumental enough….now add getting married on a boat! This wedding was sent in to us from Grant & Deb Photographers and we scooped it right up in our wedding net to share with you! The end of summer is near and we wanted to bring you this Summer wedding filled with orange, pink, and purple and on a floating vessel in the water no less! The couple was married in Virginia and showed to have a beautiful wedding filled with many wonderful [read more]

GSS’s Things We LOVE :: Dashing Wedding Sashes!

We found a great wedding find for you…..where else? ETSY!! Venust Bridal Designs gives a vintage edge to bridal couture. They create glamorous sashes, hair pieces, florals and inspired accessories as well as curate true vintage pieces. Get something old and something new together. Custom designs are their specialty. Bridal Sashes, Crystal Sashes, Floral Wedding Belts, and Custom Made Wedding Accessories. Art deco style, vintage bridal fascinators, floral and feather hair accessories with vintage style for your special occasion. Many of their items are made with true vintage pieces, you get something old and something new at the same time!

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Etymology: Venust \Ve*nust”\, adjective. [Latin expression venustus, from Venus the goddess of love.]. (Websters 1913)

These can even be used for your bridesmaids to add a [read more]

GSS Wedding Inspiration Board :: Red & Chocolate Brown :: Rustic Red Barn Chic

It seems as though the “Weather Gods” have finally heard our pleas!  Temperatures have FINALLY begun to drop (and by drop we mean we’re just happy to be out of the triple digit heat!) and we have even received a little rain!!!   Fall seems to be creeping up on Texas!!!  With that said, check out this Fall inspired, Rustic Red Barn Chic :: Chocolate Brown and Red wedding inspiration board. Although the color palette of Chocolate Brown and Red can be used anytime of the year, we’re putting a [read more]

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GSS Weekly Recap :: Weddings Revisited

This week, we brought you a fun trend for a wedding DIY project, a gorgeous black, white and red inspiration board and some lovely day after wedding portraits. We even had a giveaway…..The winner will be announced on our Facebook Page in just a few minutes, so stay tuned!!

GSS’s Things We LOVE :: DIY Paint Chip Wedding Details!

If you have the time, patience and creativity-  Doing DIY projects can save money and add those sweet personal touches  to your wedding.  We found these brilliant paint chip details over at My Hands Made It.  These were used for a housewarming party, but can definitely be altered to fit a wedding, a shower or any other celebratory gathering for that matter!  Just head down to your local Home Depot, Lowe’s or a paint store like Sherwin Williams and pick up some paint chips to match your wedding color palette.  Then follow along with the tutorials linked below: DIY Paint Chip Invitations (We think these would make a perfect Save the Date!): Click here for the [read more]


GSS Featured Session :: Underwater Trash the Dress Session :: Amy Karp Photography

You’re in for a treat today!!!   Today’s fabulous featured session comes from our very own Amy Karp!!!  I’ve been hounding Amy for a while now to let me feature these amazing Day After/Trash the Dress underwater images- And she FINALLY gave in!  YAY! Amy Karp Photography is a Dallas, Texas based wedding photographer.  One of the sweet subjects from these images, Vanja (the bride in the first [read more]


GSS Giveaway :: Cahoots Handbag!!

Our post is a little later than we usually post, but believe us….its totally worth it!! We are so excited to partner with Cahoots Handbags and offer you this awesome clutch as a giveaway! Yep….you read that right! A giveaway. How would you like to have this gorgeous custom clutch all to yourself?? All you need to do is head on over to our Facebook Fan Page and tell us the most obscure or random item you have ever found in your [read more]

GSS Wedding Inspiration Board :: Red, Black & White :: Argyle!

We love how classy and sophisticated a classic Black and White wedding can be.  But why not add just a small pop of Red and maybe even throw in a little Argyle theme?  That would make your Black and White color palette so fun and little sassy!  LOVE LOVE LOVE this board!  If you have a theme or color combination you’d like to see featured on Groom Sold Separately, send it to us at! [read more]

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