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A Secret Jewelry Sale Just For You from Blue Nile . . .

Today is an exciting day as the holiday season has started. But, in all honesty, how is it November already? Luckily, I have some great news to share with you . . . a secret jewelry sale has just started at Blue Nile. The timing is perfect with upcoming holiday weddings, office parties, family gatherings, and date nights either out on the town or at home by the warm fire. This jewelry sale is for a limited time and you can save 40% on select items from Blue Nile's collection of fine jewelry. To save the 40% - simply enter SECRETSALE at checkout. Below is a preview of the great jewelry that's on available for 40% off. UPDATE: Diamond Earrings have now been added to the sale!

Click here to start shopping and saving for your next "something fancy" and make a statement at your next party or date night.

Terms:  Save 40% on select items. Valid while supplies last on jewelry products found here. Offer not valid on sale merchandise, loose diamonds, settings, Build Your Own Diamond Jewelry™, gift certificates, Designer Collective, Zac Posen jewelry, Monique Lhuillier jewelry, polishing cloths or cleaner purchases. Not valid for special orders. Reference code SECRETSALE must be entered in cart or mentioned over phone at time of purchase. Offer may not be combined with any other offer, cannot be applied retroactively and does not apply towards any duties, taxes or shipping insurance fees. Void where prohibited. Offer expires midnight EST 11/25/2015. The offer terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Other restrictions may apply.
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12 Styles of Stunning Jewelry under $200

Fall Jewelry has gone bold with timeless styles from Blue Nile for under $200. It's now super easy to start shopping for your wedding and bridesmaids before the holiday wedding season begins. You will not only save money by shopping from this "It List", but, you will find some amazing jewelry that can be paired together to create a pretty finished look.

this post is sponsored by my affiliate partnership with Blue Nile

7 Romantic Ways to Wear "Something Blue" on your Wedding Day
There are so many ways you can incorporate "something blue" into your wedding day. But, one special way is with a sapphire gemstone {the traditional symbol of nobility, truth, and romance} that can be worn again and again after your big day. This month, there's something extra special about blue. Not only is sapphire the birthstone for September, but today happens to be my little girl's 3rd birthday {who tends to answer blue nearly every time you ask her "what color is this?"}. I think she realizes how pretty blue is.

Today, I have teamed up with Blue Nile and I'm sharing with you my 7 romantic ways to have pretty Sapphire Gemstones be the "something blue" on your wedding day. PS: simply use the coupon code BRENDA when shopping at Blue Nile to save 10% online or via phone.
7 Romantic Ways to wear "something blue" on your wedding day
1. Wedding Band . . . Be different and have Luna Sapphire and Diamond Eternity Ring be your wedding band

2. Wrist Accent . . . Wear the Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet as a delicate accent on your wrist

3. Engagement Ring . . . Have the Sapphire and Diamond Ring be your engagement ring and wear your "something blue" every day

4. Bedazzle Your Neckline . . . Wear the Sapphire and Diamond Floral Teardrop Necklace {from the Blue Nile Studio Something Blue Collection} and bedazzle your neckline in crystal and blue sparkles

5. Pretty Hair Up-Do . . . Wear your hair in a pretty up-do and add the Sapphire and Diamond Drop Earrings

6. Wear Your Blessings . . . Marrying in a church? Select a frilly and full wedding gown and wear the dainty Sapphire Cross Pendant

7. Remember Your Loved Ones . . . Honor your loved ones and keep them close to you for your entire wedding with the Sapphire Petite Oval Locket

Which "something blue" sapphire gemstone idea is your favorite?

This post was sponsored by Blue Nile, but all ideas are my own.
How to Pair Your Summer Wedding Fashions with Your Jewelry

When it comes to weddings {whether you are a guest or the bride} - the parties before the wedding or the special day itself deserve to have pretty jewelry that matches the dress. Today, I've teamed up with Blue Nile to bring you a fun post where I'm pairing pretty jewelry {with pricing from under $100 to under $500} along with a cute coordinating dress that's perfect for any of your summer festivities.

Summer Weddings : Fashion Styling in Nautical Stripes for Under $100

For under $100 - you could pair this Petite Anchor Pendant with the Line and Dine Dress from ModCloth. Instead of finding a dress that has even more anchors on it {I came across many like this in my searches}, pair this delicate necklace with a complimentary dress. One with navy blue stripes and a red bow at the waist is the perfect way make a nautical statement without going overboard {pardon the pun}.

PS: This Petite Anchor Pendant in Sterling Silver could be yours for FREE

ENTER TO WIN the petite anchor pendant from Blue Nile here

Summer Weddings : Fashion Styling in Vibrant Amethyst for Under $200

For under $200 - I've paired the vibrant Amethyst Cushion Pendant (on sale for $108) with the jersey knit Callback Confidence Dress in sassy purple from ModCloth. The neckline of this dress is perfect for the two amethyst gemstones to fit between.

Summer Weddings : Fashion Styling in Lapis Bright Blue for Under $300

For under $300 - I've paired the Lapis Statement Necklace ($220) with the Beguiling Beauty Dress from ModCloth. The striking neckline on this dress is perfect for a statement necklace with the lapis gemstones. I also love the cummerbund-like pleating above the waistline.

Summer Weddings : Fashion Styling in Colorful Peridot Green for Under $400

For under $400 - I've paired the colorful Peridot and White Topaz Dangle Pendant ($315) with the handmade summer floral sundress from Lovely Melody Clothing. Love how this necklace brings out the pretty green in the dress and contrasts beautifully with the bright pink flowers.

Summer Weddings : Fashion Styling in Pretty Blue Topaz for Under $500

For under $500 - I've paired the Blue Topaz Halo Ring ($425) with the Baby Blue Vintage Style Sundress from Lovely Melody Clothing. Just as a classic round gemstone ring is timeless - so is a pretty little dress with a bow at the waist. Neither type of design will ever go out of style.

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Just for You: 40% off Flash Sale on Handmade Jewelry + Accessories

I have a super special offer just for you today - which is why I have a fun Thursday post. I have been a long time fan of Meredith's handmade jewelry + accessories - I've been working with her for a long time now and she's truly the sweetest {she's currently playing bead fairy for my girls and putting together a fun package for them}. Are you ready to hear the fun news? I have decided to team up with Meredith and I'm thrilled to announce she is holding an amazing Flash Sale going on right now, just for you - my readers - to save 40% on all her handmade jewelry and hair accessories from TilleyJewels Bride. Hurry and grab your favorites as there are limited quantities and super low prices - like her "something blue" earrings for just $10.