The Future is Looking Bright…and Sparkly!

In a post last week I alluded to something that happened recently that I am extemely excited about.  So here it goes…drum roll please…Tom and I are engaged!!  We are overjoyed and are looking forward to starting a full and happy life together.  The wedding will be in Beaufort, South Carolina this fall, and I’m already working with some amazing and talented indiviuals who will help make our wedding a joyous and magic celebration.

While we were down in South Carolina for the 4th of July we took some amateur (taken by my mother) engagement photos and I think they actually turned out pretty well despite the crazy weather (hurricane in the Atlantic plus terribly sticky, humid weather make for a rather miserable photo shoot, but I’m happy we were able to fit it in).  Didn’t Tom do such an amazing job on the ring?  I’ve always loved round cut diamonds because that’s what my mother has, but he surprised me with a gorgeous asscher cut diamond, and I’m completely smitten.  After doing a little research (and by that I mean searching for “asscher cut diamond” on Pinterest) I read that an asscher cut says that I’m “a trend-setter with a touch of vintage whimsy.”  Not sure about the trend-setter part, but you know I love a dash of whimsy!

I can’t wait to celebrate the big day!  And until then, I’ll be having a hard time looking away from the sparkly new addition to my ring finger!

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Katie Vail
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  1. July 8, 2014 / 2:48 pm

    Katie I'm so happy for you!

  2. July 8, 2014 / 2:56 pm

    Your Mom did an amazing job, these are gorgeous! Congratulations Katie! Wishing nothing but happiness for you & Tom 🙂

  3. July 8, 2014 / 3:40 pm

    Congratulations! The ring is beautiful and the pictures are lovely!!

  4. July 8, 2014 / 3:43 pm

    Congratulations! I'm so happy for you both! 😀 The photos are lovely and the ring is gorgeous! Asscher cut is one of my favorites! I think I learned from QVC that it was popular in the 20's 😉 God bless you guys!

  5. July 8, 2014 / 3:54 pm

    So happy for you and Tom!!! Congratulations Katie! I was hoping this was the big news 🙂 ring and pics are beautiful!

  6. July 8, 2014 / 4:34 pm

    Congrats! Such an exciting time!

  7. July 8, 2014 / 5:34 pm

    Congratulations! What wonderful news! My dream engagement ring includes an Asscher cut diamond, so, naturally I think your ring is gorgeous!

  8. Anonymous
    July 8, 2014 / 5:34 pm

    Congratulations! I've been following your blog since your feature on The Everygirl and this is such wonderful news! Wishing you the best.

  9. July 8, 2014 / 6:15 pm

    Congratulations Katie!!!!! Beautiful ring! So happy for you!

  10. July 8, 2014 / 6:27 pm

    Congratulations! What a happy happy time!! My husband and I went to college in South Carolina and were married in Greenville, are you from their? We just love it and have such happy memories of our wedding and first year of married life there. Have so much fun planning, I hope you share some details they will no doubt me magical!

  11. July 8, 2014 / 8:51 pm

    Congrats Katie! Wishing you nothing but the best!

  12. July 8, 2014 / 8:51 pm

    Congratulations to you! That is so amazing! And your pictures are beautiful, as is your ring! xo

  13. July 9, 2014 / 1:44 pm

    Congratulations!! Best wishes 🙂

  14. July 9, 2014 / 3:28 pm

    Oh I was hoping this was your big news! I've been follwing your blog since you were featured on Every Girl – your story is amazing! Congrats to you both, and happy planning!!!!

  15. July 10, 2014 / 1:04 am

    very happy for you – wishing you the best in all of your future endeavors and adventures together!

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