Be A Flamingo In A Flock Of Pigeons

I’m a little bit more obsessed with flamingoes than the average adult. For one, they are usually monogamous which I find very neat (similar to penguins but way cooler). They find their mate and they stay with them their entire life! Second- I’m getting married in Vegas this fall and I’m totally planning a flamingo-themed…

On My Wish List: “Till Death” Platform Heels by Taylor Says

Ooh la laaa!  I literally have hearts popping out of my eyeballs at these beauties. I saw these heels several years ago on Pinterest and recently ran into them again online.  Yep- still adore them.  Now I desperately need to have them (!!) but they are sold out everywhere I look!  These rhinestone-adorned silver “Till Death”…

I Want To Feature You On My Blog!

I’m looking for real-life alt. brides to feature on my blog!  Whether you are a bride-to-be or a bride 30 years going strong– if you consider yourself an alt. bride, let’s chat.  I’m interested in featuring unique, non-traditional Colorado, Las Vegas and Destination weddings and brides. Please send an email to stephanee@altbride.blog.

20 Cookbooks To Heat Things Up In The Kitchen

I recently read an article on Brides.com: Couples Who Cook Together Stay Together, Says Science and it got me thinking about how true this in general- food always brings people closer together because it opens up a window of time and a space to communicate.  My favorite time spent with my fiancé is often in…

These Invitations Are To Die For!

Wedding Invitations, Save the Date postcards, Stamps from Zimpel Designs on Minted. I’ll keep this short and sweet: Katie Zimpel‘s artist shop on Minted.com is badass.  Check out these awesome Until Death Save the Date Invitations with matching, customized Until Death Wedding Stamps!  I am absolutely DYING over this theme (no pun intended!) and the gold foil feature makes them super pretty. My favorites…

The Geode Wedding Theme is Rocking in 2017

Top:  Purple Geode Wedding Cake by Rachael Tuefel, Intricate Icings Cake Design, Denver, CO; Photo credit: Ali N Garret.  Bottom left: Gilt Agate Foil-Pressed Wedding Invitations by Kaydi Bishop, found on Minted.  Bottom center:  Gilt Agate Wedding Website by Kaydi Bishop, found on Minted.  Bottom right: Agate Slice Geode Place Cards by  LovelyfestGoods, Newport Beach, CA,…

Red Rose Hairclip/Brooch from Hardley Dangerous Couture

My favorite thing right now is this gorgeous red rose that can serve as a hair clip or a brooch from Hardley Dangerous Couture.  It comes in several colors and looks like an authentic fresh rose.  My favorite is this red- provides a huge pop of color and just looks so real!  You can find this…

My 1st blog post

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. -Abraham Lincoln I’m dedicating this blog to my mom for being excited about this new endeavor of mine and always pushing me to work hard!  She seriously cracks me up- she sent me a message through my blogsite’s contact form to…