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Free Couples Session Giveaway

BIG NEWS: We've decided to open up the giveaway to include ALL couples (engaged couples are still welcome to join but it's no longer a requirement) 

Happily married, anxiously engaged, or just completely in love - one lucky couple will get to turn their Pinterest dreams into reality!! Sugar and Soirees has partnered with Rachel Manning Photography to give away a free couples session. All you have to do is follow us on Social Media, create your dream Couples Session board, and pin ideas that show off your personal style and vision for your photo shoot. Your board will be featured on my Facebook page and voting will begin. The winner will be chosen by us from the top 5 boards. 

Pin outfit ideas, hair and make up, fun props, location ideas - basically whatever inspires you and shows off what makes you both unique! Here's my example board for a styled session featuring my love of confetti

1. Like Sugar and Soirées + Rachel Manning Photography on Facebook
2. Follow Sugar and Soirées + Rachel Manning Photography on Pinterest
3. Create your Dream Couples Session board on Pinterest
4. Comment below stating your names and link for your Pinterest Board by April 13, 2014 11:59 PST

1. Boards will posted and voting will begin on Monday, April 14, 2014 and will end April 20, 2014 11:59 PST
2. Votes for boards will be based on the number of 'likes' for the board on my Facebook page + extra votes
3. Extra votes for following @sugarandsoirees and @rachelmanningphotography on Instagram
4. Extra vote for reposting the Instagram image with: @sugarandsoirees and #sugarandsoireesgiveaway
5. Comment below with the name you're voting for, your Instagram username, and which extra vote (Instagram follows or Instagram repost) that you have done to ensure that your vote gets counted

The winner will be chosen from the Top 5 Pinterest boards by Rachel and myself and will be notified by email. The winner will be announced Wednesday, April 23rd on Facebook and Instagram

We are so excited to see what you come up with - Good Luck!! 

Must be 18+ and have not had/will have have other engagement photos taken
Winner must be able to travel to San Diego, California for the photo session
Prize includes 20 image gallery and winner chooses 5 free images
Additional images may be purchased for $40/image or $150 for the remaining 15
Session must be redeemed by September 27, 2014
Entry period runs from March 14, 2014 10:00 AM PST -  April 13, 2014 11:59 PM PST
Voting period runs from April 14, 2014 10:00 AM PST - April 20, 2014 11: 59 PST
Extra entries must leave blog post comment noting their vote and method of entry to be counted
Winner will be chosen by Ashley Aylesworth of Sugar and Soirees and Rachel Manning of Rachel Manning Photography from the Top 5 Boards and the winner will be notified by email
Winner must claim the prize within 48 hours of receiving notice or the entry will be void and another winner will be chosen - To ensure receipt of the winning notification, please add '' to your email safe list
Winner will be announced Wednesday, April 23, 2014 on Facebook and Instagram
This sweepstakes is not in any way affiliated with Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram
Must be 18+ and have not had/will not have other engagement photos taken
Must be able to travel to San Diego, California for couples session
Must like Sugar and Soirees and Rachel Manning Photography from personal Facebook Page
Must follow Sugar and Soirees and Rachel Manning from personal Pinterest Page
Must create Dream Couples Session Pinterest board and leave blog post comment noting names of the couple entering and link to the board by April 13, 2014 11:59 PST

Free Engagement Photos Giveaway

March means saying hello to Spring - but I feel like February flew by too fast and I'm not quite ready to stop celebrating all of the love! Wedding season is up on the horizon and all the swoon worthy pins on Pinterest have left me feeling extra creative and extra generous so...
I've teamed up with Rachel Manning Photography and we're giving away a FREE Styled San Diego Engagement Session!

*BIG NEWS: We've opened up this giveaway to include ALL couples! Engaged couples are still able to join in on the fun, so be sure to check out the NEW entry rules for a FREE Styled San Diego Couples Session here

Throwback Thusday Engagement

We have got some big things in the works for tomorrow and I'm so excited to share it with you! All you engaged couples will not want to miss it. So in honor of #throwbackthursday I'm throwing it back to 2010 when I got engaged. I love all of the images that Jessica Downey Photo (formerly Sierra Studios Photography) was able to capture for us. Having a professional document all the special life moments is something you should splurge on if your budget allows. Check it out the link below to view more from our magical engagement session. All of the pictures are from Jessica's blog post.

It started with a dress

So excited that my Great Gatsby party was featured on 100 Layer Cake. It's so fun to think that it all started with a dress that I simply needed an excuse to buy... Well that excuse turned into some inspiration (and cute threads) for my Roaring Mid-20's birthday party! I had so much fun and was able to spend it with some great friends who were good sports about getting all dolled up. Aren't they adorable? Anyhow, enjoy my #throwbackthursday Instagram round up from that party and be sure to follow me @sugarandsoirees for sneak peeks and a look behind-the-scenes on things coming up!


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