Study: A Whole Lot of People Are Getting Remarried These Days

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Many of the studies we’ve posted about here on the blog have revolved around the different elements that make up a successful marriage (like, you know, short commutes and big weddings) and steer you clear of divorce. So it was a nice change of pace to come across this marriage-related study that instead looks at the growing number of American adults—nearly 42 million!—who are getting remarried.

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Custom Stationers Two Paperdolls Just Moved to a New Location & Opened Up a Retail Shop

Here's a peek inside the new shop. instagram.com/twopaperdolls

Here’s a peek inside the new shop. instagram.com/twopaperdolls

We’re big fans of Two Paperdolls‘ gorgeous letterpress invitations (you can check them out in our local invitation guide), so you can imagine our excitement when we caught wind of the news that they moved their Wayne studio to a new, larger location and opened up a darling retail shop inside the space, too.

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Plan a Fun Girls’ Night Out (and Win a Boudoir Shoot!) at DollFace Studios’s Holiday Open House 

Photo by DollFace Studio

Photo by DollFace Studio

We’ll venture to guess that if you’ve at all looked into boudoir photography, that you’ve already seen our editor’s take on what really happens at a boudoir photo shoot (and if you have yet to read it, do so now—we’ll wait.) And hopefully, after reading her detailed account, you’re feeling inspired to give the whole boudoir shoot a go for yourself—whether as a gift for your groom-to-be or as a fun little activity to do just for you.

Well, if the idea intrigues you, we have good news: DollFace Studio, Philly’s go-to for boudoir photography (they do wedding photography, to0!), is hosting its first ever Holiday Open House on Thursday, December 4th.

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Unveiled Philadelphia Is Now Carrying Turkish Designer Tarik Ediz

Here's a sample of what you can expect from the Tarik Ediz collection.

Here’s a sample of what you can expect from the Tarik Ediz collection.

Frannie Erace has long been a mainstay on the Philly wedding scene, and her Washington Square bridal shop, Unveiled Philadelphia, has outfitted many a local bride in the dress of their dreams.

This month, they’re cooking up a few really exciting things for the shop, so if you have yet to find your gown, you’ll definitely want to take a look.

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Host Your Wedding at the Newly-Renovated Sonesta Philadelphia

Imagine getting ready with your girls in this lavish suite.

Imagine getting ready with your girls in the lavish Presidential Suite.

If a ballroom wedding is what you have in mind for your Big Day, you’ll want to add the newly-renovated Sonesta Philadelphia to your list of potential venues. The Center City hotel recently wrapped up a nearly $30 million renovation and the entire property has been transformed into a modern, stylish place to celebrate your I Do’s.

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PHOTOS: 25 Creative Food & Drink Bars From Pinterest

Liven up your cocktail hour by serving up coffee and donuts.

A coffee and donut bar is perfect for both your bridal shower and cocktail hour.

No matter which wedding reception dinner style you choose for your Big Day, there’s always room to play around with the food and drink offerings depending on your personal tastes and preferences.

One way to add a fun flare to your reception (or your engagement and bridal parties) is to set up a bar or station of sorts that lets guests have a hand in creating their own meal.

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Local Bridal Guide: 5 Philly-Area Illustrators Who Can Do a Sketch of You in Your Wedding Gown

Here's a peek at one of Dallas Shaw's stunning bridal illustrations.

Here’s a peek at one of Dallas Shaw’s stunning bridal illustrations.

From the moment it’s hung in the bridal suite to your grand send-off after the reception, your white dress will likely be the most photographed element of your entire wedding day. And while these photos will surely capture your gorgeous gown in all its glory, one of our favorite ways to commemorate your bridal style is through a custom illustration.

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7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Planning the Seating Arrangements For Your Wedding

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Mapping out the seating chart for your reception is generally one of the more unpopular tasks that comes with planning a wedding. Whether you’re dealing with divorced parents, single friends or feuding relatives that are better off when seated on opposite sides of the room, most brides will agree that putting together the seating arrangements for your wedding takes a bit of finesse and a lot of patience.

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