Monthly Archives: May 2012

Stir it Up: Princess Punch

Gather supplies: 1 (46 oz) can Pineapple Juice 1 (6 oz) can Frozen Pink Lemonade 2 1/2 c Water 3 (28 oz) bottles Ginger Ale 1 qt Strawberry Ice Cream Fruit of choice for garnish Mix it up: Mix contents together. Serve in a pretty punch bowl or pitcher! Garnish… and Voila! (Add vodka to
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Floral Trends: Succulents

Succulents are a type of plant that are very common in gardens and as houseplants.  Hens and Chicks, Burro’s Tail, Aloe, and String of Pearls are all succulents that I associate with my grandma… the old school hobby horticulturist who loved the drought-loving plants because they are almost bullet-proof.  But succulents are making a come
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Uncategorized: Rainy Day Weddings

No bride hopes for a rainy wedding day, but a little bad weather can often result in some pretty great memories.  We’ve actually drawn inspiration from this dreary weather and picked out a few of our favorite rainy day wedding photographs.  Boots, umbrellas, and carefree attitudes can turn the soggiest of situations into phenomenal photo
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Reception: Bride and Groom Chair Signs

Want your chair and your grooms chair to stand out at the reception? It has been popular for many years to have the cloth chair covers with the large fabric bows in your wedding colors tied to the back. This idea is pretty and easy to duplicate again and again on each chair in the
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Wedding Invitations: Wedding Invitation Trend Report #1

Layers, layers, layers. They’re not just for wedding cakes anymore! The 3-dimensional invite, as defined by contrasting layers of textures and elements, is a major trend in wedding invitations right now. In fact, the more layers your wedding invitation has, the better. Whether you choose a simple sheer panel or a more elaborate fabric border,
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Planning: Choosing the Right Month to Marry

The most popular months for a wedding are, in order, June, September, August, May, October and July.  Most wedding sites and reception venues will be at a premium during these months, in terms of availability and price.  If your budget dictates a more frugal choice, select a month when the fees and rates are less
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New Design: Bloom Wedding Invitation

It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for a new design!  Today, we would like you to meet Bloom!  Reminiscent of prints and patterns from Lilly Pulitzer, this preppy wedding invite is perfect for a garden wedding! As part of our 2012 new design series, we are launching a new design every Friday.  Come on
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