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Are garters still a thing?

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Are garters still a thing?

Do Bride Actually Wear Wedding Garters? It is always the same question: "Do brides still wear garters?" It doesn't matter if you are in the wedding industry, maybe as a wedding planner or a photographer, or you are not in the wedding world at all. They always say, "But, wait, I thought brides don't wear wedding garters anymore?" My short answer is always the same to these confused questions. Obviously, brides are still wearing garters!  If think the confusion comes from what people think of when they think about a garter. Most people – in and out of the wedding profession –...

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10 Reasons Why Creativity is Important

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10 Reasons Why Creativity is Important

Creativity isn’t something that comes naturally to everyone. It’s also something that isn’t necessarily encouraged in our society and careers. If you aren’t an artist, musician, or someone in an “artsy” field, you might wonder why creativity is important. If it’s something that doesn’t come easily, is it impossible to be creative? Thankfully, that’s not the case! Creativity is something that grows with time and effort, and it’s worth exploring. Here are ten reasons why: 1. Creativity helps you see the big picture Being able to see the big picture is important in many areas of life. Whether it’s your personal life...

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Why handmade matters

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Why handmade matters

We live in a world where many things are mass produced. Not that there is anything necessarily wrong with that. It’s great that some things are manufactured in massive quantities in order to fill a worldwide demand for them. But it’s also wonderful that more people everywhere are beginning to embrace things that are made by hand in small quantities. In case you hadn’t heard, here is why handmade matters. “Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.” – Chuck Klosterman When you make something, you leave a part...

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