cornflake dreams.: {guest post} - something charming.


{guest post} - something charming.

Hi friends! Jillian has so graciously asked me to take over for her little blog today, and I am so glad she did! Iím sure you already know, but this beautiful lady is busy getting married. I've been fortunate enough to have been following along since she got engaged, and I know how excited she is to finally be tying the knot.

I kind of love weddings, which makes me that much more excited about all of this. I love weddings so much, in fact, that I launched my own wedding planning company last year. These past eight months have been amazing and crazy and exhausting, but I wouldnít have it any other way. If anything, it just makes me realize how fortunate I am to be living my own dream.

There are a lot of things that I love about weddings and owning my own creative business. 

I love love. 

The main reason why I do what I do is because I just love seeing people commit themselves to one another. It makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. I'm a sucker for a good romance, so being able to see a couple live out their own love story first hand is amazing to me. And knowing that I helped make their day that much more special is just the icing on the cake. 

Pretty things make me smile.

Like most people, I'm drawn to beautiful things. I've always loved looking at wedding photos and other types of inspiration, but it wasn't until last year that I realized that I can create beautiful things too. Knowing that I designed something and helped bring it to life is one of the most amazing things I've ever experienced. 

Running a business... difficult. It's confusing and frustrating and really, really hard. But it's also incredibly rewarding. I knew nothing about starting my own business when I first started, and I still have a long way to go. I have learned so much in these past eight months, and I've met so many amazing people. I really don't think I can turn back now. 

It's for all of these reasons that I am so excited for Jillian right now. She's living out what I love to do for a living. Seeing the smiles on my brides' faces at the end of the night, and hearing them say that they had the perfect day is exactly why I do what I do. I just wish I could be there for Jillian to make sure that her day is perfect too! But I just know it will be. 

Congrats my dear. I hope you have the most beautiful life together.

joelle of something charming


  1. Beautiful photos and I can't even imagine how hard it must be to run a business.

  2. Congrats on starting up your own company! Must be such an amazing feeling!
    Love the images you selected!

  3. Beautifully said. I admire you for your hard work and eye for beauty.