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Interview // You've Heard of Tiny Houses, but Tiny Weddings?

Tiny houses have swept the nation with their promise of a simple, eco-friendly alternative to traditional houses. Well now that same treatment is coming to weddings. This week we caught up with Anne Marie Leveille, the wedding planner behind Tres Beau & more recently the wedding planner involved with Tiny Weddings Birmingham.  The images are courtesy of Photos By Heart, featuring a real wedding between bride Morghen and husband Mac. Morghen is wearing the Diana dress.    Q. To start, what is a tiny wedding?  A. It is a "fancy elopement", a day that you share with a few other couples - everyone at different times. It's a short and drama-free event that you can enjoy with the closest loved ones, or with just...

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Real Bride// Kristin x Steven

Real bride Kristin joined us this week to talk a little about how she met her husband and how they planned their ethical wedding. Their beautiful wedding was held at Willowfield Lavender Farm in Mooresville IN.  Photography | Ashley Link Photography   My husband Steven and I met in Southern California (where we were both living at the time). We joined (and then eventually led) a small group/bible study from a church in the area. We became close friends and then made the leap to start dating several months later. I finally figured out that I liked Steven (as more than a friend) while I was actually on a date with another guy. This guy was nice and genuine,...

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Real Bride Kate: 5 ingredients for a sustainable wedding

Kate x Tim: Real bride Kate talks about her recent wedding to husband Tim and how she incorporated sustainability throughout her special day,   A dash of DIY, a sprinkle of fair trade, a large dollop of humanity, two teaspoons of sustainability, and a cup of eco are all that I needed to plan my ethical wedding in February this year. As an eco-living and loving individual, I strive to live my life in a way that respects people and the planet, and I was not going to let my wedding become the exception. So, I ditched Pinterest, became best friends with the thrift shop ladies, and began to plan a fun, festival-like, eco wedding. Here’s how I did it:...

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