Monthly Archives: April 2012

Stationery: Writing Thank You Notes

Your wedding invitations are out and the wedding gifts begin to arrive. It’s time to begin the monumental task of writing thank you notes. Do not think you have to wait until after the wedding to get started. You can jump right in, writing and mailing thank you cards as the gifts arrive. If you
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Wedding Flowers: Hello, my name is Paeonia.

Hello, there.  My name is Paeonia, but people call me peony for short.  Let me tell you about myself.  I love being the center of attention! My large flowers take up a lot of space in wedding bouquets and centerpieces.  My big beautiful flowers only come around once each year, so hurry up and find
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Wedding Trends: Colorful Heels All Around

There are fads that pass through “weddingland” like a freight train (likely for the better) and then there are trends that stick around and visit for awhile.  Brightly hued shoes adorning a bride’s feet isn’t a new idea, but rather it’s kind of become the norm! Since Kimberly and I shared some shoe inspiration a
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Stationery: What is the Purpose of a Reception Card?

The purpose of the reception card is to invite guests to your reception, let them know what type of reception it is, where it is being held and the time it starts.  It is never proper to announce this information on the invitation itself.  The reception card is enclosed with the invitation. Set the tone:
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Yasmin + Tyseer: Two Worlds Collide

Few women can say that they met their mother-in-law before their husband. But that is only one small facet of Yasmin and Tyseer’s unique story! Yasmin, a North Carolinian, met Tyseer’s mother, a Minnesotan, at a summer camp in New Mexico during her sophomore year of college.  One year later, her best friend was starting
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Color: Sunny Day

Shades of sunshine are HOT right now!  Always a favorite of mine, yellow is a primary color in my upcoming wedding.  If you’re planning a summery and sunny event of your own, take a look at these joyful details. Color Tip:  Have fun with bright, cheery colors — mix up shades and patterns for a
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Planning: The Most Missed Details of Planning a Wedding

Many brides (and some grooms!) make checklists to be sure they will remember everything for their wedding.  Cake? Check! Shoes? Check! No matter how good this list may be, many brides still wind up forgetting something or there is a lapse in communication and something is left behind. Here are some of the most commonly
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Flowers: Summer Outdoor Wedding Flower Ideas

When it comes to wedding flowers, remember that you are not confined to cut flowers, especially if your wedding is outdoors. Take your tone from the surroundings. Visit a nearby plant nursery and choose from plants in bloom for your outdoor flower decor. Hanging baskets, with the hangers removed of course, can make stunning centerpieces,
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Honeymoon: Honeymoons for Couples with Kids or Who are Kids at Heart

Sometimes good clean fun is the best medicine after months and even years of stressful wedding planning. Many couples are also taking ‘family-moons” when their marriage is blending two different families with children.  Here are some great honeymoon, or family-moon, locations for kids and kids at heart. Disneyland (Florida) and Walt Disney World Resort (California)
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