Monthly Archives: March 2012

New Design: Poppy

It’s “New Design Friday” here at The Green Kangaroo and today we would like to introduce Poppy!  Popping off the page with vibrant color, our hand-drawn Poppy wedding invitation is perfect for summer or fall weddings!  Create your own unique look by selecting your paper, inks and fonts. Don’t forget to order matching note cards!
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Wedding Reception: Planning the Perfect Wedding Coffee Bar

Different types of bars and buffets are appearing at weddings across the country.  Coffee bars are a big one for various reasons.  Coffee bars can be used as an alternative to pricy alcohol.  They can also be used as a wonderful way to serve desert.   Here are some great ideas for planning a coffee bar
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Traditions: Traditional Wedding Phrases and Their Meanings

Most brides today would never even dream of taking their walk down the aisle without the traditional “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” included in the bridal wardrobe.  The “old” refers to the bride’s ties to her past, especially her childhood and family life.  The “new” is a symbol of hope for her
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Uncategorized: Mad Men Inspired Wedding Party

This week, to celebrate the season premier of Mad Men, Kimberly and I teamed up to style a wedding party in a perfectly classic and retro fashion.  Meet our lovely cast… Our sweet and sassy bride is played by the beautiful Megan.  She dolls up her playful BHLDN dress with starburst retro earrings, a chunky
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Wedding Day Suiting: Part 1

Okay, gents, today we chat suits.  Come your big day, all eyes will likely be on your gorgeous bride and her gown, but her eyes will certainly be on you.  No matter how hands off you’re being throughout the rest of the planning, do your research and give it your all when it comes to
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Budget: How to Save Money on Your Wedding Attire

Weddings are expensive enough without spending hundreds of dollars on the attire for each member of the wedding party. Especially since this is the only time they might wear it. Here are a few tips to keep the cost down. First of all, try to get all the attire from one location. Many dress shops
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Style: Preppy Nautical

It may officially be spring, but around here it feels a lot like summertime… and that means it’s about time to head to the beach.  If you’re tying the knot on the shore this summer, we’ve put together an inspiration board to give you a few last minute preppy nautical ideas to style your day.
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Party Ideas: Host a Carnival Party

Nothing says childhood and summer like a carnival. It may be impossible to really hold a carnival in most of our backyards; however, the spirit of a carnival makes for a great party.  Bringing home the food, music and sparkle of the carnival can be easier than it may seem.  Many of these ideas can
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Ceremony: Wedding Receiving Line Etiquette

While a receiving line is not necessary, per se, there are some very good reasons to have a receiving line. You get to greet and thank all your guests for attending. Then you can enjoy your reception and not spend the entire time table-hopping, trying to speak to everyone during the reception. A good rule
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