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Kohl's Get the Look Beauty Event with LORAC Cosmetics + a Free Wedding Invitation Printable

There's a fun beauty event happening this weekend at Kohl's that I wanted to share with you. You might like to go with your bridesmaids and get fancied up for spring {which hopefully is headed our way very soon} and then have a fun dinner out together. The Kohl's Get the Look Beauty Event with LORAC Cosmetics is taking place this weekend at select stores across the country. You can visit your local Kohl's to receive a complimentary LORAC Cosmetics makeover! Beauty advisors will use LORAC's new and hero products to create a "Peachy Keen" spring beauty look. Admission is free and participants will receive a 10% discount so they can re-create the look at-home. Want to go? Simply RSVP by calling or stopping by your local Kohl's cosmetics counter!

About Kohl's Get the Look Beauty Event:
Date: Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8th
Location: Select Kohl's Locations *Contact your local store for participation
Time: 9 am-2 pm
Fee: Free Admission

To go along with the all new Peachy Keen Spring Beauty Look you'll be sporting after this event, here's a matching free Peachy Keen Wedding Invitation Printable to download that was previously featured on the blog.

Surprise Giveaway for NY + NJ Brides : Wedding Salon Show Tickets

I have something super special for ALL New York and New Jersey brides. Plus, any other brides that plan to be in the NYC area tomorrow, Wednesday July 17th, 2013. You are invited to The Wedding Salon to discover the latest trends and tips in the wedding industry including hot color schemes, the latest dessert and treat ideas, over-the-top centerpieces, destination wedding and honeymoon options, innovative photography options and more.

WHERE:   ESPACE| 635 W. 42nd Street | New York, NY
WHEN:     WEDNESDAY, JULY 17TH, 2013 | 4 PM – 8 PM

I have 3 complimentary tickets to give away

(each ticket admits the winner and a guest) I also have a special discount code for those that would like to purchase their tickets. Simply use code BWSP at and you will receive your ticket for just $15 versus the regular price of $75 {PS: this ticket still admits you and a guest}.

To claim your complimentary ticket, simply be one of the first 3 to leave me a comment and letting me know you'd love to attend The Wedding Salon along with the favorite feature you are looking forward to seeing the most from the list below . . .

At The Wedding Salon this Wednesday, you will be able to see: 

• Cake creations and tastings by Carlo’s Bakery of TLC’s Cake Boss and Crumbs
Fantasy Reception Table designs by The Registry @ Bloomingdale’s
Latest wedding resource information by Kleinfeld Hotel Blocks
Dream Weddings from St. Regis and The Leading Hotels of the World
Unique cocktails and beverage choices from ZICO Water
Makeovers in the Health & Beauty Suite featuring Metamorphosis New York and celebrity artist Makeup by Josephine
Photo opportunities with industry experts including Magnolia Photo Booth
Destination Weddings & Honeymoon resorts featuring Sandals Resorts & Mexico Tourism Board, Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach and more
 • An ultimate goody bag featuring Frederic Fekkai and Kleinfeld


Calling all Florida Brides : I have 10 Free Tickets to Monday's Wedding Salon

If you will be around the Miami area in Florida this coming Monday June 10th, you won't want to miss this spectacular event.  The Wedding Salon {the nation’s #1 premier luxury bridal show} is your place to be to discover the best resources for your wedding. And, on Monday, they are bringing together the top names in bridal to the EPIC Hotel. See below to find out how you can win tickets to attend {each ticket will admit you and a guest}.

wedding salon miami show - free tickets for you to attend on June 10, 2013

You have the chance to win tickets to attend a luxurious, interactive night that will feature couture wedding gowns, photography trends, destination weddings and honeymoon giveaways, cake tastings, fantasy reception tables, beauty makeovers, cocktails, and much more.  

I have 10 tickets to giveaway.

Simply be one of the first 10 to leave a comment below letting me know you'd like to attend with your wedding date. Please be sure to enter your email on the comment form so I can reach you.

Location: Epic Hotel | 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way | Miami, FL | 33131
 MONDAY, June 10th, 2013 4 PM - 8 PM

10 winners already? Don't worry - I have tickets available for just $15 {regular cost is $75}. Simply use code BWSP at to receive yours {remember, one ticket admits you AND a guest}.

Free Tickets to Wedding Salon Bootcamp at Nicole Miller in Chicago

This coming Monday, April 30th, you are invited to attend the first Wedding Bootcamp of the year in Chicago at Nicole Miller. I have 10 FREE TICKETS TO GIVE AWAY!!! Simply use code BWSC at to receive your complimentary tickets. At the bootcamp, you will discover the latest trends for 2012 and see couture gowns from Nicole Miller while enjoying treats and cocktails. And, before you leave, you will receive a goodie bag.

Pronovias & Manuel Mota’s exclusive unveiling of 2013 bridal collection

You're invited to attend the Pronovias & Manuel Mota’s exclusive unveiling of their 2013 bridal collection on Thursday April 19th for Bridal Market, courtesy of The Wedding Salon. I have 5 tickets to giveaway to my lucky brides in NY. Simply use code BWSC at to receive your complimentary tickets.