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Level Up Your Wedding Guests’ Experience for Little to NO Money

As a bride in 2022, you feel pressured to go above and beyond for your guests. This can manifest in elaborate guest books and expensive favors. Here are 8 ways to level up your guests’ experience with personal touches that costs little to no money!


5 Nail Designs for every Bride’s Big Day!

We try to remember every single little detail when planning our weddings. Especially when it comes to our LOOK. Hair, makeup, and the dress are obvious details we dedicate whole Pinterest boards. But let’s talk about another personal detail that is going to be photographed A LOT: your hands.  If you know me, my nails are a part of my personality. I look forward … Read More 5 Nail Designs for every Bride’s Big Day!


To Save, or to Splurge? and to not be parted by debt.

Wedding planning comes with pressure to spend, spend, spend. However, there are many ways to save when you prioritize what things are important to you and your partner. Check out these tips of things that you should consider splurging on versus things you can save.


Vow’d Weddings: the search begins

Besides marrying the love of your life, I think one of the most exciting parts of a wedding for a bride is the DRESS.  The dress of all dresses. The piece that orchestrates your entire wedding day look. We LOVE watching brides-to-be find their “one” on shows like “Say Yes to the Dress”.  Yeah. It’s a big deal.  I am no stranger to wedding … Read More Vow’d Weddings: the search begins


Is it time to ReBrand?

I am trying to make blog writing a more important part of my business, so I am going to start putting them out more often!  Light sage, cool cream, and rust I recently decided to give my own brand a little facelift. After over a year on Instagram, I have really developed a more consistent look on my feed. With that, I felt that … Read More Is it time to ReBrand?


Tackling Self Doubt with Sam Bond Photography

Sam and I are talking about self doubt and the feeling of imposter syndrome as small business owners. After our conversation, I have come up with some tips to overcome those bad vibes and feel more confidence in whatever you’re doing!


Q’s for your HMUA with Aesthetics by Hannah

Nearly one month down for 2021!  Engagement season is in full swing. I have been staying very busy this month and I am SO thankful! I really want to up my blog game this year. Which leads me to an exciting announcement: Say hello to Hannah George: Professional Makeup Artist and owner of Aesthetics by Hannah! She has so kindly agreed to cowrite this … Read More Q’s for your HMUA with Aesthetics by Hannah


Best of 2020

Hey y’all, running behind on the December blog. But let’s take a dive into some of my favorite moments of 2020: hairstyles, venues, ALL. THE. THINGS. 2020 has been a weird year and I’ve elaborated on my personal experiences a couple times. But for recap purposes, here’s a brief review: -Quit my awful job in higher education -February: started a new exciting job as … Read More Best of 2020


Dimensional Styles and Tips for Darker Hair

 Hey y’all. I have got some big news to share this week that I am SOOOO excited about. Before that, I’ve had this topic on my mind recently just because it seems to come up more often than not.  You would think that the color of your hair wouldn’t determine your hairstyle…. and let me first say that it’s YOUR day, style your hair … Read More Dimensional Styles and Tips for Darker Hair

Must-Have Hair Products

 HAPPY OCTOBER!!!!! It feels like 2020 is both flying by and crawling at the same time.  So, I have been brain storming my next blog posts and have some exciting topics coming up. For this one I want to share with you my FAVORITE hair products that I use as a bridal stylist.  Some of these products I have been using on myself since … Read More Must-Have Hair Products

Styled Bridal Shoot at Cherokee Creek Farm: Jonesborough, TN

 Long time, no see. Oops.  Let me catch y’all up real fast: I have chosen to incorporate my bridal hair styling business into Haley Catherine Designs. After all, both skills are creative outlets for me!  So, that means I will be sharing Bridal Blogs, starting with this one! Leah Marie Couture at Cherokee Creek Farm styled shoot: Recently I did hair for a styled … Read More Styled Bridal Shoot at Cherokee Creek Farm: Jonesborough, TN

Charleston Design Inspiration: past, present, future

Traveling is a necessity to me. I am not over exaggerating.  The “Rona” has cancelled many of my plans, but no one puts baby in a corner… Traveling is important to me in both a personal and professional way. I have been dying to get away for months and with the relaxed rules, recently my sister and I took a long weekend trip in … Read More Charleston Design Inspiration: past, present, future