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Wedding Planning 101: The Bridal Boudoir Experience

Wedding planning can be overwhelming, which is why we have expanded our blog series just for our Aporei Brides- Wedding Planning 101.  And this one is a special feature-- Bridal Boudoir.  We love the body positive and empowerment message that a boudoir shoot displays, so we reached out to one of the best, Modern Boudoir. A Body-Positive Boudoir Experience in Iowa Introduce Yourself & Modern Boudoir to Aporei Brides My name is Cassie & I'm the owner of Modern Boudoir!  I provide a unique experience at my studio in downtown Boone, Iowa starting with professional hair & makeup, then moving on to the photo shoot where I guide you into the most flattering poses, & finally picking out custom products that show off...

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Wedding Planning 101: Start at the Beginning - Magazine Inspo & Invitations

Wedding planning can be overwhelming, which is why we are expanding our blog series just for our Aporei Brides- Wedding Planning 101.  We reached out to our favorite Wedding Magazine and Invite Design Professionals here in Iowa, TandemHart. Heartfelt Wedding Magazine & Invitation Designers in the Heartland Tell Us About TandemHart & Heartland Wedding Ideas Magazine. We met as graphic designers at an advertising agency, but soon became fast friends for our love of design and all things weddings. We had both been creating wedding invites for our closest friends but decided it would be fun to partner in business and create and collaborate on projects together. Soon after we landed on the name TandemHart. The name represents bringing together the love of two...

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Wedding Planning 101: Inspired Floral Design

Wedding planning can get complicated, which is why we are creating a new series on our blog just for our Aporei Brides- Wedding Planning 101.  We tapped our girl, Katie to get an insider's look on her unique wedding service, August Wolf Floral Design. A Floral Decor Business Built From Passion Tell Our Brides About Your Floral Design Services August Wolf provides full service event floral design.  A few times a year I also open up for smaller orders (Valentine's day, Mother's day, Holidays, etc.)  I work out of my studio on my property in the country located between Des Moines and Ames, Iowa.  August Wolf is four years old, but 2018 was my first year designing florals full-time.  Previously, I was...

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How to Plan a Bachelorette Party in MIAMI

via GIPHY How to Plan a Bachelorette Party in Miami I'm not sure if there is a better place to have a bachelorette party than in Miami, Florida.  It has everything you need.  Beaches, yachts, brunches, photo ops, clubs, spas, and Will Smith.  Ok, JK on Will, but the rest is true. Bond with the Bachelorette Party During Drinks in Wynwood. A bachelorette party is usually made up a few different friend groups, which is why this first suggestion is a warm up night with the girls to get to know each other. Wynwood is a fabulous up and coming district in Miami, complete with shopping, cafes, bars and the oh-so-important photo op backgrounds.  You'll take all those sweet innocent girls pics before...

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Aporei Bridal Lingerie at The Des Moines Wedding Show

Des Moines Wedding Show Featuring Aporei Bridal Lingerie We are so excited to announce that our Bridal Lingerie Collection we will be featured at the Des Moines Wedding Show on January 6, 2018 at The Scottish Rite Consistory at 11:00 AM.  Make sure that you register for the show event here. Start Planning for Your Iowa Wedding at The Des Moines Wedding Show The Des Moines Wedding Show will feature the best vendors from photographers, florists, musicians to caterers.  Get all of your planning done in one stop, and enjoy the fun activities all day long.  Prizes, samples and discounts will be available for all engaged brides. Stop By the Aporei Bridal Lingerie Booth For Fun Surprises We have some...

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