The Sketch Book — wedding

Happy Galentine's Day

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It's almost Valentine's Day, which means that - even better - it's almost Gal-entine's Day! Does anyone know what I'm talking about? You know... from Parks & Rec... Leslie Knope makes all her girlfriends celebrate on February 13th and calls it Gal-entine's Day.Anyway, I love the idea of Galentine's. After all, who get's excited about flowers and sweets and wearing pink? Girls. Who hates all that stuff? Boys.So why are we wringing our hands trying to make the men in our lives celebrate a holiday that we're pretty much better at celebrating on our own? Bring on the BFF love!...

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January Wedding

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Cheers to this gorgeous bride, Caroline, who has planned the most beautiful January wedding to take place this weekend! I created this illustration of her for her bridesmaid brunch invitation.Congratulations and best wishes and all of that good stuff to you this weekend, Caroline!

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Candice and Hank

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HHappy Wedding Day to Candice and Hank!This handsome couple is celebrating their wedding today at the Oheka Castle, here in New York. Here's the illustration I created for their Save The Date...  They couldn't have a more beautiful day for a celebration. The sun is shining and fall is in the height of it's glory. Congratulations you two!

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bring on the bridesmaids

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Another batch of bridesmaids! I wasn't kidding when I said I'd been busy with bridal commissions this season...Congratulations to Jane Andrews, the lovely bride who commissioned these gifts for her maids, on a beautiful wedding this past weekend!

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wedding dress shopping

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disclaimer: this is most definitely not a sketch of my wedding dress so don't get too excited!So... I've been trying on wedding gowns since April, stalking wedding gown designers websites since I learned how to work the internet, and thinking about wedding gowns since my birth in 1986, so this is a very big announcement for me to make:Yesterday, at approximately 11 am, August 16th, a sunny Friday afternoon in Flatiron, the quest finally ended in victory. I found my dress!A day that shall live on forever in elation! I think I will mark this anniversary as heavily as my...

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