Happy Friday my lovelies!  Charlie and I are taking a swim class now on Friday mornings, and since his new favorite word is ‘pool’ I know he’s excited, and because swimming in the morning usually leads to a 3 hour afternoon nap, I’m excited 🙂  What are everyone’s plans for the weekend?

charlie's summer fun by oh lovely day
{charlie, post swim class. taken with my iPhone using instagram – follow me at oh_lovely_day}
{weekly wrap-up}
{sunday} sweet duck pond e-session (love her dress!)
{monday} make your groom’s boutonniere special with one of these unique ideas
{tuesday} the bride from last week’s New Zealand wedding is back with a DIY for her embroidered 
                 table numbers!
{wednesday} this week’s vintage storybook mint + pink wedding is BEYOND fab (and it got no 
                      comment love, so maybe you could leave one?)
{thursday} this week’s tips are about keeping your wedding florals in season and in budget, with some 
                  ideas of florals you may not have thought of.

seriously, check out this week’s wedding. it is beyond magazine-worthy & pin-worthy!

{pins of the week}


this is not only a must to put into practice, but a great idea for a way to spread the word 
help for understanding veil lengths
for the DIY & crafty brides: tips for how to use multiple coupons at the craft stores
love these mismatched bouts
the perfect look for a beachy bridesmaid.
I need this!

{and last, but not least}
This infographic landed in my inbox this week, and I thought I would share it with you so you can see what the average couple spends on weddings, vendors, and details.
what weddings really cost for the average couple via oh lovely day
Source: EasyFinance.com

{diy submissions}
I’m taking DIY submissions from YOU!  Have a great DIY you want to share?  Send photos and a full list of materials needed and a step-by-step tutorial to me at chandra {at} oh-lovely-day {dot} com, and put DIY submission in the subject line.  Yours could be included in our tuesday DIY series!

{instagram} as I mentioned above, I’ve gone public on instagram.  Find me here and follow along for a peek inside my daily life in LA, and lots of Charlie pics.  My user name is oh_lovely_day.

{vendor guide}  did you know I have a handpicked vendor guide?  I’ve researched these vendors and given them my lovely stamp of approval.  Lots of applicants are not asked to join, so you are getting only the best.  Check it out during your vendor search!

{more loveliness}  you can also follow along for more lovely goodness on twitter, facebook, pinterest, & lover.ly (and they are having an awesome Jimmy Choo giveaway right now!)

have a fab weekend!  stop by tomorrow to meet a new sponsor and sunday for a real e-session feature.  xx