Monthly Archives: November 2011

Wording Dilemma: Child of Divorce

My parents are divorced. Neither are remarried and they are both hosting my upcoming wedding. They still share the same last name and are worried that our guests will be confused. I’m a little lost! What is the proper way to word my invitation? – Heather from NJ We understand your dilemma. The times they
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Color: Pomegranate Mint

Mmm… now that sounds like a delightful flavor of ice cream I’d like to have on this remarkably warm day.  What a refreshing and multidimensional palette!  Rich hues of pomegranate contrasted against subtle shades of mint create a divine duo.  Suitable for any time of year, tints of teal and cranberry are a fresh take
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Style Guide for the Groom: How to Look Your Best

Quite a bit of emphasis is placed on what the bride will wear when it comes to planning a wedding. What the groom will wear on the wedding day is just as important and needs to be given the same thought. The groom may not need to worry about bustles, train lengths and reception dresses,
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Weekly Rally: A Big City and Little Desserts!

In case you missed a day of Between Designs this week, here’s a quick re-cap:   On Monday, we traveled with Kristin to the BIG Apple!  Her Travels: New York City inspiration board will make you want to jump on the next flight to NYC! Are you a fan of our Mountain Pocket Wedding Invitation?
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Beauty: Meals for the Wedding Weekend

Brides and grooms often take great care to plan the menu for their wedding reception.  There are; however, plenty of other meals throughout the wedding weekend to plan. Whether the bride and groom are eating alone for these days or entertaining many guests, it is important to have them planned in advance so no one
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Wedding Flowers: Hello, my name is Triticum.

Wheat may not be the first thing to come to mind when you think of wedding flowers, but it fits in perfectly with this time of year.  It is neutral, easy to work with, and brings to mind feasts with family and friends.  Triticum aestivum, otherwise known as common wheat, means “wheat” in Latin.  Botanists
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Wedding Trends: Desserts that “Take the Cake!”

I love it when a couple decides to bypass tradition and swap a formal wedding cake for other scrumptious treats like cupcakes… or pies… or macaroons… or mini creme brulees… or fruit tarts… or gelato… well, you get the idea! It has become such a yummy trend to display wonderful mini confections; one that is
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Beauty: Pampering the Bride

Planning a wedding can be very stressful.  There are some simple ways for a bride to relax and pamper herself, or be pampered, that make things seem just a little less hectic. Spa Day Bachelorette “Party”- It is becoming more and more popular for the women in the bachelorette party to skip a night out
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Sharon + Ryan: A Mountain Getaway

For anyone who hasn’t visited the Blue Ridge Mountains in October, it is a sublime getaway. Fresh, crisp air and a multicolored landscape of lush foliage — it’s like a smorgasbord for the senses. And a lovely setting for a simple destination wedding, if you ask Sharon and Ryan Smith! The high-school sweethearts attended college together at
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