Yearly Archives: 2014

I’m going to do this quick and get it over with. It’s like ripping off a band-aid. If you’re reading this, you probably don’t look like this: You probably look like this: You know what? That’s okay! I’m a size 8 at 5’4. I’m a little ball of curves, and I wouldn’t have it any […]

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I came across an awesome article in Arizona Bride magazine by Stephanie Sparer, titeled How Much is Too Much to Ask Your Bridesmaids to Spend on a Dress? After working at a bridal salon, and with several brides and their bridal parties, there is always a struggle of vision versus practicality. I’m a firm believer that […]

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I gotta sweet tooth and the only prescription is blogging about cake! Lately, my pinterest feed has been flooded with current, wedding cake trends. This hype is contagious, and the struggle to NOT drive to my local bakery for a mini cake is real. My taste buds don’t know it’s bikini season. To be honest, […]

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Hello! Before starting a DIY project, there is always some hesitation. We have all seen or personally experienced a “Pinterest Fail”. Don’t feel like an orphan. Take this photo for example: In my defense, the instructions were pretty vague. #pinterestfail Here’s the deal…homeruns can’t happen if you don’t swing the bat. In some cases you […]

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Hello friends! And welcome to Tie the Knot by Tessa- a wedding inspired blog that inspires brides by delivering current wedding trends, DIY projects, and helpful tips from a trusted wedding planner. I’m Tessa, a 23-year-old Arizona girl, with a passion of making beautiful things and bringing joy into peoples lives. Thus, Tie the Knot […]

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