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Is it too Early to Purchase?

The Most Common Wedding Planning Timeline Mistake A clearly defined timeline for your wedding preparations is essential for limiting your stress (and pretty much everyone else’s) in the year(s) and months leading up to your special day. One of the most common mistakes brides make is waiting too long to choose their bridal gown. Let’s be real you, as the bride, will be the center of attention on your wedding day and need to ask [...]

5 Tips to Help You Beat that Wedding Planning Stress

Stress can be such an allusive concept that manifests itself in a variety of ways from person to person. Stress can make it difficult to get quality Zzzzzzs, cause an imbalance in your lady hormones, or be at the bottom of pesky skin breakouts. And while these symptoms are bad enough, they just skim the surface of the impacts stress can have on the mind and body. As a bride to be, it’s likely [...]

Tamzen’s Bridal fulfills every woman’s dream wedding needs

The perfect dress, tuxedo, food, flowers and music are only a few key components to planning the perfect wedding. Whispering Pines of Carlisle hosted Tamzen’s Bridal's first bridal expo to help brides-to-be find exactly what they need for their special day last Sunday. Exhibitors included wedding essentials such as florists and salons, but also a runway for models to feature dresses from Tamzen’s Bridal and a live dance lesson to give the audience tips [...]

Just Wait ‘Til You See Her

From the age of twelve, most girls start dreaming about the perfect wedding, but more importantly, how they will look on that most special of days. While we at the Gettysburg Hotel can only offer the perfect venue, we can still recommend to you the ideal bridal boutique to make all your wedding attire dreams come to fruition. Tamzen’s Bridal at Butler Manor I sat down with Tamzen’s Bridal at Butler Manor to see how [...]

An Intimate Fall Wedding

Tamzen’s Bridal and Pencil Me In, Event Decor + Design would like to wish a special congratulations to the newly married Mr. and Mrs. David Barrett! The newlyweds hosted an intimate fall wedding Friday, November 27, 2015 at Chambersburg’s Capitol Theatre just after the Thanksgiving holiday. In true holiday spirit, family gathered for a warm afternoon ceremony to celebrate the Barretts. Aimee looked stunning in a Sophia Tolli gown from Tamzen’s Bridal at Butler Manor [...]

Confessions of a Surprise Bridal Shower Planner

You may or may not have heard, but the owners of Tamzen’s Bridal will be making a trip to Austria this December to be married in the Alps of Salzburg.  Exciting right? Well, we’ve been told it’s not a real wedding without a bridal shower.  With that piece of advice in mind we threw a surprise bridal shower for Tamzen and Robert this past Saturday in Carlisle, Pa. If you’ve ever met Tamzen, you know [...]

Calling all Pinterest Lovers!

Ok so where are all our fellow Pinners? Whether we're pinning away while climbing the StairMaster at the gym or when we're taking the subway home after a long day of work, scrolling through board after board titled 'Wonderlust,' 'Dream Vayca' and 'Wedding Day: No I'm not Engaged' has become the all time procrastination/kill time tool. We find ourselves signing into Pinterest at every opportunity when we need to find a quick recipe or when [...]

Antiqued Wedding Details

If you’re anything like us, we love a good Saturday afternoon spent wandering through old barns and rows and rows of aged goodies to scoop up the perfect vintage find. Trust us, you can find anything if you’re willing to look long enough.  We’ve found 19th Century editions of Jane Eyre, rocking chairs that have seen many crisp autumn evenings on a southern front porch, and even pristinely woven doilies that are dying to be [...]

Adding the Perfect Touch

We love a bride who’s willing to take a risk in the name of style on her wedding day!  From a sparkly clutch to a peony embellished hair clip if you’re looking to make a statement a glamorous accessory might just be the way to do it. If you haven’t spent time scouring wedding blogs and bridal boutiques, you might be pleasantly surprised by the unexpected ways to make a statement when you walk down [...]

You’re the Maid of Honor! Now what?

As the Maid/Matron of Honor (MOH) you’re part emotional liberate, part worker bee.  From perfectly positioning the brides train, to carrying her lipstick in the pocket of your dress, and herding the groomsmen for bridal party photos, you were chosen for your positive energy, go-do personality, and ability to make the bride laugh.  Always remember offering emotional and logistical support leading up to the wedding and during the stressful day-of moments is a huge part [...]

Classically Chic, Tea Length Dresses Return to the Main Stage

Although it's Back-To-School time, we haven't quite made it out of the dog days of summer!  Temperatures are still high and wedding season has not yet come to a close. If you're planning a future August wedding and looking to stay cool in the summer heat, an unfussy tea length silhouette could be the perfect option...Think gorgeous flowing chiffon with lace details in cream or even a soft pastel pink. Tea length dresses are ultra-feminine [...]

Meet Rachel! Fashion student and Guest Blogger!

My name is Rachel Rexroth. I am nineteen years old born and raised in central Pennsylvania. I have a charismatic personality with a big heart and a dedicated mind. I am always smiling and am up for anything that is thrown at me. I get my perseverance from my dad and I am molded from my mom. God has blessed me with a close knit home and an array of friends. I choose to have a busy rather than sedentary life, and throw myself into my work and responsibilities. These are just a few things about me.