Love Ophelia

Love Ophelia

Bridal Fashion

Love Ophelia is a line of vintage inspired, romantic robes and delicates made and designed in Los Angeles, California. Owner Kristi founded Love Ophelia in order to provide women with robes and lounge wear that would look classic and elegant. From weddings to maternity to sleeping in, we want our customers to feel beautiful and comfortable in our robes. Love Ophelia designer Iliana’s design stamp can be seen at both Anthropologie and BHLDN, among others. Her vintage and whimsical aesthetic is part of what makes our line unique and feminine. View all of their treasures here and don’t forget to take a peek at their Wedding Chicks vendor page.

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Perfect Circle Jewelry Insurance

How To Protect Your New Engagement Ring

You had the perfect proposal, and now you have the ring of your dreams. Before you call your Mom, Grandma and bestie with the fantastic news – ask your fiancé if your engagement ring has an insurance policy. If that sparkly number is not insured, here are a few things to look out for in a jewelry insurance policy.

What should you look for in a jewelry insurance policy?

1. You have the ability to work with a jeweler of your choice
2. Your ring will have the same cut, carat, color and clarity as your original ring
3. If your fiancé bought you a brand name, like an Anna Sheffield engagement ring, then your replacement ring should be Anna Sheffield
4. If your ring is damaged it will be repaired to its original state

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What does Jewelers Mutual® Insurance Company Offer?

You can get all of the services above, plus so much more form Jewelers Mutual®. Their worldwide coverage protects against loss, theft, damage and mysterious disappearances. Plus they make it so easy to add pieces to your collection *online or by calling them at  888-884-2424, giving you the peace of mind that your valued possessions are taken care of. * Adding jewelry to your policy requires a copy of a recent detailed receipt, appraisal, or evaluation with a current value for the item(s) you would like to add to your policy.

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Now that you understand how important it is to ensure your engagement ring and valuable jewelry, head on over to Jewelers Mutual® and get your bling insured.


Rings 1. Irene Neuwirth tanzanite and diamond ring 2. Megan Thorne cushion cut diamond solitaire from Ylang23 3. Adel Chefridi morganite and diamond Ring 4. Effy Jewelry Prism Black Ring 5. Kwiat vintage inspired engagement ring 6. Lauren Wolf Jewelry 18k rose gold diamond ring from Catbrid 7. Emerald diamond frame ring 8. Suz Somersall gold aquamarine grace ring 9. Le Vian 14k rose gold and black rhodium design 10. Anna Sheffield moonstone bea engagement ring | Newly engaged bride: photographed by: Whitney Furst. Engagement photo on the lake: Chicago and destination wedding photographer: Kinawicks

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Trendy Wedding Inspired By Nature

Bethany Jeffery Photography

It’s just a fact of life, if you put the time into making them, the details of your wedding will be 10x more meaningful. This was the reason Celina and Will chose to DIY just about every bit of their big day. What what about you? Are you ready to DIY some meaning into your wedding? If you need more inspiration be sure to check out even more of Bethany Jeffery‘s images in the full gallery here.

homemade wedding invitations

rustic welcome table and carabiner wedding ring display

Advice from the Bride

My advice to couples planning a wedding is to go through the effort to make the details meaningful! On our entry table we displayed our rings on an old carabiner to represent our shared passion for climbing. Beside our rings was a note asking guests to bless our rings in a vintage typewriter that Will uses to write short stories and love letters. We crafted our ceremony and vows to be sure that they were accurate to our love and vision of marriage, and wrote them out in hand decorated notebooks.

assorted white bridesmaid dresses

groomsmen looks

colorful wedding bouquet

Our reception centerpieces included vintage frames with old vintage photos that coordinated with the guests at the table, and at each place setting was a favorite typewritten love poem or quote. We made all of our table banners and a sign for our head table that reads “this must be the place”, a nod to one of our favorite songs. We also hand picked all the music, including key songs for specific people. To share a dance or a knowing glance when a special song came on was like a little gift.

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We decided to have pies instead of cake for the simple reason that we both love pie! And there is just something about enjoying a hearty slice of pie when the fruit is in season and the sun is shining that makes you think, “Well if this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.”

you are the apple of my pie table

shrinky dink pie topper

S'more wedding favors

DIY Some Meaning Into Your Wedding

Photography: Bethany Jeffery Photography
Venue: Evergreen Gardens
Stationery: Krisha Maslyk of Marriment Creative
Flowers: A New Leaf Flower Shoppe
Dress designer: The Dress Theory

Read on to see how much this meaningful DIY wedding cost. Please note that costs change as the years go by, and prices are subject to change. This is just one couple’s breakdown to give you a rough estimate on how much a wedding like this may cost you.


Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: blue, red, yellow
Styles: classic, diy, vintage