Monthly Archives: May 2012

Stir it Up: Green Flash Cocktail

There is an art to crafting the perfect beverage: color, consistency, temperature, and, of course, taste blend together to create a finely mixed signature cocktail.  Luxurious libations are shaken and stirred by true mixologists… but who says you can’t be one too?  Inspired by last week’s Signature Drinks article, and the rise of inventive refreshments,
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Wedding DIY: Wedding Binder Breakdown

Oh, the “binder…”  It can be a best friend or a worst enemy, depending on who you are and to whom it belongs.  Well, this gal just happens to love hers, especially since it got an upgrade.  Yes, that’s right.  The first was a loose mess, unable to shut, so I traded it in for
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Wedding Trends: Hats Off (er, On) to the Fellas

Why should the gals get to have all the fun accessories?!  Guys, top off your wedding day attire with a snazzy hat.  Check out these grooms donning their dapper head wear and get inspired. This retro felted trilby (type of fedora) is a popular choice, classic and Mad Men-esque.  Photograph by Stephanie Williams. Similar to
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Wedding Colors: Spice Up Your Ceremony With Red Wedding Invitations

Want to give your wedding invitations a dash of fire? For a truly memorable invite, try attention-grabbing red. Fresh, modern, and daring, red makes a statement that your wedding will be an event to remember. You can’t help but have fun with red invitations, whether you’re favoring candy apple, fire engine, crimson, or paprika shades.
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Etiquette: Roles for Wedding Attendants

The bride’s maid-of-honor may fulfill some or all of the following: Help in selecting the attire for the bridesmaids Help with addressing invitations and place cards Attend all parties and showers, if possible Hold the groom’s wedding band during the ceremony Assist the bride when dressing for the ceremony Arrange the bride’s gown, train and
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Inside the Studio: Bliss Wedding Day Stationery

We’ve got something new for you!  Each Tuesday afternoon, we’re going to share a photo of what’s going on in production.  Maybe we’re working on a big pocket order, tying beautiful bows, or packaging sweet birth announcements… whether you’re hoping to see your own order pictured or you’re gathering inspiration, don’t miss what lovely image
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Wording Dilemma: Listing the Parents

My fiancé’s parents, who aren’t financially contributing to our ceremony or reception, want their names listed on our wedding invitation along with the names of my parents. My own parents, however, prefer very traditional wording and don’t think his parents should be listed. I don’t know how to please everyone!  –Finley from CA Pleasing everyone may be
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Color: Sangria

Bold and funky, shades of sangria are lively and just as refreshing as the real thing.  For a wedding day look that will pop, contrast this color with chartreuse and tangerine or keep it cool with a monochromatic color scheme of pinks, purples, and blues. Color Tip: Think about your color scheme and how pairing
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Invitation Presentation: The Next Big Thing

As the single SWAG gift upgrades to a soiree of sweet tokens and the wedding favor evolves into a guest goodie bag, modern social occasion gifting is clearly a package deal. As such, wedding invitations are receiving a little presentation panache. From boxes, plants, and ribbon tied pouches, it’s so much more exciting getting a
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Beauty: Wedding Hair

Choosing your wedding day hair style can be one of the more enjoyable decisions you must make your for the big day. We’ve jotted down some words of advice that we hope will make this a fun decision to make. Making a choice on your hair is of course a very important task, but it’s
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