Julianne Smith

PR + Blogging Expert

Julianne Smith is The Garter Girl, a stylish wedding garter design company that began in 2004. The Garter Girl is dedicated to redesigning wedding traditions, helping brides make memories and creating family heirlooms through the art and design of wedding garters.

Julianne believes that a wedding garter is a small, but meaningful, way for a bride to celebrate her own personal style. The Garter Girl’s sophisticated wedding garters are meticulously hand created by Julianne and designed to be modern heirlooms that will be cherished for generations to come.

Before creating The Garter Girl, Julianne was a communications strategist and media specialist. She worked on Capitol Hill for a member of Congress and served in the White House’s administration.
Combining her passion for DC, media and weddings in 2010, Julianne started the Washington DC area’s top wedding website, United With Love. Featuring locally helpful wedding planning advice, Julianne built United With Love to be a trusted resource and a well-known brand with thousands of readers every day. She was able to sell United With Love in 2016.

In 2016, Julianne launched The Blog Your Own Business Workshop that teaches creative small businesses exactly how to get control of their blog. Julianne is the mother of three small children and lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and family.