Picture of the Day ~ July 2nd

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Isn’t this just Breathtaking!! I would so love to get Married or have a Vow renewal here! *Sigh* What about you? I’d love to hear from you.

Gorgeous #wedding setup at @huracancafe in #Puntacana photo via~ http://lacedinweddings.tumblr.com

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See ya on the flip side 😊
🌻Lorie Lee 🌻  
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Pantone Colors Fall 2016

  1. Hello My Lovelies! How are you all doing? I hope you’re all enjoying the (unofficial) beginning of Summer! Or as we call it in Michigan, Orange cone season lol! I am such a Summer Baby it isn’t even funny. Camping, Bonfires, Swimming, Gardening! I could go on & on. And I’ve missed you guys Soooo much! I’ve been fighting with my health these last couple months. And I’ll keep on fighting 😉. And I am so happy that I feel good enough to write again! ❤☝ And just in time too! Pantone recently released their Color Report for Fall 2016 & their Top 10 picks. And of course I’m in Love lol.
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Pantone Top 10 Colors Fall 2016 – via Pantone.com

Riverside Blue, Airy Blue, Sharkskin Grey, Aurora Red, Warm Taupe, Dusty Cedar, Lush Green, Potter’s Clay, Spicy Mustard and Bodacious Lavender. *Sigh* They’re all so pretty. This is the first time since I started keeping up with Pantone that I can honestly say I really love all the colors on this list! I’ve liked the others for sure, but like a regular person would, there were a color or two that I thought were pretty but not my favorite. This list I’m just crushing over! 💖😍 Here are some Inspiration Boards for you to Swoon & Crush on….

 

~♡Riverside♡~

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~♡Airy Blue♡~

 

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~♡Sharkskin Grey♡~

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~♡Aurora Red♡~

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~♡Warm Taupe♡~

 

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~♡Dusty Cedar♡~

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~♡Lush Meadow♡~

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~♡Potter’s Clay♡~

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~♡Spicy Mustard♡~

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~♡Bodacious Lavender♡~

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Favorite Wedding Gowns Of 2015 ~ Part 1 Traditional Gowns

Hello all you lovelies out there! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and a Merry Christmas too! Mine was pretty awesome 😀 Fairly weird weather aside, it was a family filled day (week) of love & joy with little (and big) ones running around with the best food, so yes, not too shabby lol.
I am pretty excited for these posts! As these are my 1st “end of the year” posts. I started this blog in Jan 2015 so I was eagerly  waiting for it to be time to write them. What a year it has been in the wedding world. I would have to say the biggest trend of this past year was Color! Lots & lots of Color! Along with brides and grooms doing their own thing. Not so much breaking away from tradition or leaving the “old ways” behind. But incorporating them into their weddings and making new traditions that fit into their new lives together as a whole. And that’s what Marriage is all about right? Two lives joining as one living in harmony (most of the time lol).
And what a year it has been for Wedding Gowns! So, so many GORGEOUS Gowns! I have a love for wedding gowns of all kinds but I reeeeally seem to have an affinity for the unique, off-beat, not your grandmother’s kind the most. So instead of one huge post of all my favs, I’ve decided to make 3 smaller ones. #1 Traditional Gowns, #2 Affordable Gowns, and #3 Unique & Colour Gowns. Enjoy the eye candy! ~♡

1. Mary’s Bridal Gowns – Karelina Sposa Collection. MarysBridal.com French tulle bridal ball gown with strapless sweetheart neckline, with embroidery and crystal beading, and back zipper with buttons all the way to the end of the chapel train. The glam! The Buttons! I am such a sucker for buttons all the way down the back of a gown! Just try and Not feel like a princess in this number, I dare ya!

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2. Stella York – Style# 5922
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Handcrafted Diamante beading and Lace in your choice of Ivory, White or Gold. And the sexy shoulder straps with plunging V neck frame your face and draw the eye, while the fit-and-flare silhouette hugs your every curve. This elegant gown has it all. Classic design, gorgeous beaded lace & a lil bit of sexy! Perfect.

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3. Stella York Bridal – ROMANTIC LACE OVER SATIN WEDDING DRESS STYLE 6124 EssenceDesigns.com The all over lace & sweetheart neckline are just killer on this gown! Sweet but sexy at the same time. Gorgeous! And I really love the matching veil 🙂

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4. Lazaro Style LZ3552 – sold by jlmcouture.com I absolutely adore the print on this ball gown! Soft, silky & pretty but eye catching too! And the sweetest little touch of lace edging on the neckline. Love!

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5. Beaded Lace 3/4 Sleeved Wedding Dress by Oleg Cassini sold by DavidsBridal.com
This dress is one of those dresses that you need to see to believe. And lucky for me, I have. It is Stunning!! It Sparkles & Shines! And is soft & light weight as can be. It hugs your curves and makes them better instead of making them stick out! I highly recommend seeing this dress in person. You’ll be very pleasantly surprised.

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6. Strapless Satin Ball gown with Beaded Waist & Detachable Beaded Yoke Style #2543 by Alfred Angelo sold at
The Perfect Fit
Would you just look at the simple beauty of this gown!

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7. “Yvette” by Maggie Sottero. A simply gorgeous Mikado Silk A-line gown with a sweetheart neck & popover beaded lace bolero. This is LOVE!
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8. “Carolina” by Maggie Sottero – A distinct, scalloped, illusion V-neckline and cap-sleeve bodice w/ keyhole back. This gorgeous beauty has an ebb & flow that would make a Queen feel iconic. My face hurts just looking at this dress *Sigh*
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9. “Niobie” by Ersa Atelier Fall 2015 Bridal Collection featured on WayOutWedding.com
Inspired by women’s greatness throughout history for their 2015 collection, the designers made every gown a wearable masterpiece. “It brings out a beautiful and extravagant contrast between the contemporary and baroque periods,’’ say designers Cristina and Gabriela Antonescu. And I have a feeling the great Queen Niobie would approve! Just Stunning!

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10. Allure Bridals Romance Collection Style #8800 – A Charmeuse Slip and Tulle Lace Appliqué Overlay with Embroidered Crystals. This gown is just one of those gowns. The kind of gown that makes jaws drop and makes everyone sigh and say “She looks AMAZING!” We’re talking Mommas crying & Hubby’s-to-be feeling faint. Yes Ma’am. I had the privilege of seeing this gown in person at the bridal shop! It looks 100 times as amazing in person. Seriously. It’s TDF!

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11. “Gabrielle” by Claire Pettibone – Capped sleeve corded champagne embroidery with illusion back, Swarovski jeweled Guipure trim.
I swoon over this gown everytime I see it! The lace plus the jeweled trim is just stunning! Plus, it’s a Claire! Win-win in my book! At ClairePettibone.com

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12. “The Palma” by Naeem Khan. A 100% silk gown with floral embroidery & beading by the mile, this beautiful long sleeved wedding gown is just a dream! And then a simple thin belt with a skinny bow to tie it all together. A true work of art any bride would love to call her own 😀 *Swoon City!*
Sold by ModaOperandi.com

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13. Moonlight Couture Bridal Style H1299. Sold by ThePerfectFit.com
This gown is so amazing! The sleeves & optional train are just the bomb! I’m mean wow! Definitely a show stopper.

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Ok loves, so there we have it. These gowns might be described as traditional but I think they are Anything but ordinary! Do you like my picks so far? What were your picks for this year? I’d love to hear! And don’t forget to add a Lil Dapper to your Everyday! Keep an eye out for parts 2 & 3 this week. See y’all next time 😀

Love Never Fails Wedding Invitation

Hello all! I am really excited to say this invitation is my own design 🙂 My love of digital art and weddings has inspired me to give it a go. I really love the idea of helping couples find perfect invites to make their big day special! Especially affordable ones. So from time to time I’ll post new designs as they are made. And please feel free to give me a holler if you want me to make something for you. No worries though, I promise not to bombard you with products that I make and turn my little blog into a commercial! (That is actually a Huge pet-peeve of mine.) Just excited to try new things in my life. Hope y’all have blessed day! See you soon 🙂

🌻 Lorie Lee 🌻

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If you are interested or just wanna look around, click on this link & it will take you to the invites page. Thanks for taking the time to read my post, it really means a lot! 💖✌
Love Never Fails Invitation by RockeynRose

Pantone Wedding Color Inspiration 2015 Part 1

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Hello all! How was your weekend? Mine was Fantabulous!! I spent Saturday with my oldest picking out her wedding gown & cake! I’m still on cloud 1000 lol! I’d love nothing more than to post tons of pics, but I decided that would be best left until After the actuall wedding. (Don’t want someone seeing things they’re not supposed too) It is Her big day. So Mommy is trying very hard to let it be All hers  🙂 I will say she has the greatest fashion sense so I know anything she picks is going to be fabulous.

Since this blogging thing is pretty new to me, I figured I might start things off by doing a series on the list of wedding colors by Pantone for 2015. If you don’t know, Pantone is THE color expert supreme. Every designer worth their salt follow their “Color Reports” every season, and they also pick One “Color of the Year” (aka the “it” color). The big name designers also vote on it too, which I think is really cool. You can see for yourself at pantone.com if you’d like :). So if you’re trying to figure out what colors you want for your Big Day, it is a great reference guide. And if you already know your colors, but are in a planning rut or don’t know what colors coordinate with your main choice, maybe this will be the inspiration you need! I hope this helps. To start things off is Pantone’s color of the year ~ Marsala.

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I was so happy when Pantone announced the color of the year. Mostly because my fav color on the planet is Red lol. So, anything red will pretty much make my day. This shade is named for the color of the wine whose roots are in Italy. It’s a beautiful deep shade that is pretty versatile. I don’t think the color swatch pantone used for it is very flattering unfortunately. It is such a pretty color when you see it applied in real life.

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See? Isn’t it gorgeous? According to Pantone Marsala is ” Equally appealing to men and women, Marsala is a stirring and flavorful shade” and ” Flattering against many skin tones, sultry and subtle Marsala is a great go-to color for beauty.”  It is great to use as your main foucus.

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And of course, don’t forget the guys

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It adds such a warm mood & tone to any setting. If your taste doesn’t lean towards the darker side of the color wheel, you can also use it as an accent to brightened up pretty pastels as well.

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I have to say though, my favorite is pairing Marsala with pretty neutrals & metallic hues.

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It just seems to add a cozy feel to anything really. I also think if you are not really feeling like adding any red shades to your wardrobe or decor, you can use Marsala for you or your Maids & Mums makeup looks.

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I know Marsala probably won’t be the next big color craze anytime soon. But to me that just adds to the charm. It’s different, unexpected, but warm and inviting at the same time. Well I hope this helped some of you on your Big Day color quest. What do you think of The Color of the Year? What colors do you think it would look good with? Let me know in the comments! And hope to see y’all next time when the color I’ll be showing is Strawberry Ice 🙂 Remember to always add a lil Dapper to your everyday! ❤