July 2014 Archive

Sounds of Summer

“The shining, warm sun… Check!

“Boots and Dukes… Check!

“Windows down, music blasting… Check!

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This summer I have had my country playlist on REPEAT! I can’t help it, there is too many good songs out that  put me in the best mood to kick up my boots, relax with friends, and fully enjoy SUMMERTIME.

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Here are a few of my MUST haves on the playlist this summer:

Who I am with you by Chris Young 

This is the hopeless romantic in me. My personal pick for date night!

This is How we Roll by Florida Georgia Line by Luke Bryan

Because these three country artists have had my heart since day one!

Home Sweet Home remade by Justin Moore

The country version of one of my 80’s rock favorites, Mötley Crue! 80’s Rock + Country = Pure Genius!

Beachin’ by Jake Owen

What’s summer without a little beach love. The first song played for all my summer road trips!

Somethin’ Bad duet with Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert

My favorite women of country and their new tune is FAB!

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XO karina

DIY : HoneyFund

How to Get Some Easy Honeymoon Help

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This easy craft is perfect for all brides and the perfect money dance replacement!
Ok it’s the time of the reception when the DJ announces the ever so awkward and uncomfortable money dance. As a bride you get the chance to dance with every single guest from your dorky uncle to your bridesmaid’s random date in hopes of getting a dollar or two to put towards your honeymoon.

Well, with this cute and easy DIY craft, you can tell the DJ to skip the money dance and continue to shake it on the dance floor- and hey you might even make it rain at the same time!

First, you get a top loading shadow box! It is crucial that it is a top loading box. You can find them at Michaels! how to 2

Once you have your frame the rest is super easy! Just pick a picture for the back drop and choose a color sharpie (silver or gold looks best) and write “honeymoon fund” or “tips for travel” right on the glass of the frame to complete the craft!

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What is there not love about an adorable how to project that will do the exact opposite of breaking the bank?!
Goodbye money dance and hello honeymoon!

XO,

Kendall

Craft and pictures source

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#FitBride Giveaway!

It is GIVEAWAY time!

We are giving away a Couture Tote filled with some of our favorite things to stay healthy and fit! Plus, we are also giving away a PERSONAL TRAINING SESSION & meal plan from Bodies by H!

This giveaway has over a $270 value!

Contest Open From July 28th-August 4th

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HOW TO ENTER:

We want to see how you stay healthy and fit!

1. SNAP A PHOTO

Anything health & fitness! Whether it’s your favorite workout, your healthy recipe, your motivation to hit the gym, or you and your gym buddy! We want to see it all!

*The photo must be a new post!*

2. HASHTAG

Post in on instagram and  and hashtag #fitbridegiveaway & #couturechallenge

3. TAG

Tag us @coutureevents and make sure you follow us too!

HOW TO WIN:

1. Enter as many times as you would like. The more the merrier!

2. Be creative & have fun with it.

May the Best Photo Win! The winner will be announced on August 5th at noon! 

Here is a list of all the goodies were giving away…

Everything you need to look glam after the gym:

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The Couture ladies’ favorite hair ties! These ribbon hair ties don’t damage your hair and don’t leave the annoying dents that other hair ties leave. +

Batiste Dry Shampoo! This stuff will be your best friend for when you don’t have time to wash your hair after your workout. +

This mini eyelash curler will keep your eyes looking wide awake even after those early 7AM workouts!

Everything you need to fill your gym bag:

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These Lorna Jane purses are perfect to store all of your makeup and goodies in your gym bag! This way nothing gets lost or dirty. +

This Camelbak & Lorna Jane water bottle will keep you hydrated and let everyone know not to bother you because you are “Busy working out!” +

This adorable pink Active Life Planner will track and your progress and keep you motivated. It has so much fun inside…

  • Preparation sections – the key to success
  • 12 week challenge broken down in to daily plans
  • Track what you eat and how you move daily
  • Weekly wraps to review progress and plan for the future week
  • Positive affirmations and quotes

(Also- its super cute inside!)

Everything you need to get your yoga on:

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This adorable sweat towel with a motivational quote on it will keep you going when the sweat starts coming! +

LIVE.LOVE.RUN. Don’t forget to look fabulous while your burning calories! +

Not only is this mat eco friendly its also a super fun pink color! (double win!)

A personal training session & A 6 week meal plan from Bodies by H:

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Helen with Bodies by H is giving the winner of our #fitbridegiveaway a free personal training session AND a 6 week meal plan to make sure that your diet stays on track while you’re using all of your new fitness goodies! We all know its easier to stay on track with a buddy to hold you accountable!

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