Monthly Archives: January 2012

Etiquette: Buying Your Wedding Invitations Part 1

One of the biggest wedding decisions you will have to make is what kind of invitations to buy. Your wedding invitations will set the mood for your wedding ceremony and reception. If you are planning a formal, black tie event, you might choose an invitation that is plain white or ivory with black ink. If
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Wedding Etiquette: No Kids Allowed

I really want to have an “adults only” wedding ceremony and reception. I’d like to note this on my wedding invitation but I’ve heard that is considered a no-no. What should I do?   -Kate from NC Oh, Kate, you are certainly not alone! “If we had a dollar…” Seriously, this is one of our
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Traditions: Wedding Trend Watch 2012 – Less Is More

One of the most recent trends is the understated wedding. It seems like over the past few years that over the top glitz and glam has dominated the wedding scene. In fact it has more than dominated the scene, it’s practically bulldozed it! From the extravagant weddings, for all the daddy’s princesses of the world
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Traditions: Wedding Trend Watch 2012 – Unique Send-Offs

So many brides have worried about whether or not throwing rice is the best send-off for them. As many have worried about what if any ill consequences this could have for our feathered bird friends. More yet have opted to throw birdseed; however picking that out of your clothes can be uncomfortable at the very
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Color: Fresh for Spring

The studio is abuzz with excitement for our new 2012 ink colors!  We have just launched an updated coral along with our new beauties: sea foam, sunshine, teal, and lilac.  Of course, I could not pick just one, or even two, for today’s inspiration board, so I’ve grouped them all together for one cheerfully hued
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Budget: Whittle Down Your Wedding

Our economy is slowing down, prices for just about everything are skyrocketing and it’s time to begin planning a wedding. We have a few suggestions for trimming your wedding budget in tumultuous times. Have your wedding on a Friday evening or Sunday afternoon. It is cheaper than on a Saturday evening. A brunch or lunch
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Wedding Flowers: Hello, my name is Xerophyllum

This month, I would like to introduce you to a plant that is deceiving.  Well, at least its common name is.  Xerophyllum tenax, commonly called bear grass, is actually not a grass at all; in fact, it’s part of the lily family.  This is a really neat plant whose leaves are traditionally used by Native
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Wedding Trends: Wedding Day ‘Dos

Whether you’re in the mood to don a new ‘do or you need some wedding hairstyle inspiration, we’ve got just the looks to make your locks shine. All eyes will be on you come your special day, so make sure your tresses get the attention they deserve by picking a style that is line with
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