Monthly Archives: August 2012

Travels: Chicago

Kristen recently traveled to “The Windy City” with her husband, Michael; they kayaked, they laughed at comedy shows, and, most importantly, they ate at some of Chicago’s finest restaurants.  Their trip inspired this month’s Travels inspiration board.  Metallics and marquee letters jazz up this wedding day look. Images: Cloud Gate (or “The Bean”); Metallic wedding
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Wedding Invitations for Every Type of Wedding: Military

Being in the military doesn’t just mean a snazzy uniform for the bride or husband to be anymore & if you’re a commissioned officer of the armed forces or a reserve officer on active duty, you can enjoy all the pomp and circumstance of a military wedding. You’ll enjoy the walk through raised sabers as
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Stationery: Wedding Invitation Style – Floral Embellishments

Whether you dream of big, bold blooms, or subtle, feminine floral…flowers are the perfect compliment to all types of wedding invitation styles, from traditional to contemporary. Here are just a few examples of fantastic floral touches: Floral Passion Wedding Invitations The floral stripe flowing down the left side of the invitation provides the perfect accent
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New Clutches: Bloom and Peony

It’s Friday — our favorite day of the week here at The Green Kangaroo!  That’s because each Friday we have another new creation straight from the designer’s desk to share with you! This week, we have applied two of our 2012 floral wedding invitations, vivacious Bloom and elegant Peony, to clutch invitations. We welcome the Bloom Clutch and Peony
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Wedding Invitations for Every Type of Wedding: Semi-Formal

So you’ve decided to skip out on the frills and floor-length frocks of a formal wedding. You might think this excuses you from many of the excesses of planning for a formal wedding, from enormous bouquets of flowers to elaborate wedding invitations, and in some ways, it certainly does! However, it also may open up
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Stationery: Wedding Invitation Style – Ribbons and Bows

No longer reserved for pigtails and holiday presents, ribbons and bows are beautiful, perfectly polished embellishments for wedding invitations. They can take an otherwise plain invitation and “tie it off” with a fancy flourish. Here are just a few “fit to be tied” options: Tied With Love Wedding Invitations A simple, square white invitation is
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Stir it Up: Rum Punch

Gather supplies: (yields 8 cups) 1 1/2 c Light Rum 3 c Fresh Orange Juice 3 c Fresh Pineapple Juice 3 tbsp Fresh Lime Juice 2 tbsp Cranberry Juice 2 tbsp Grenadine Ice Lime, sliced for garnish Mix it up: In large pitcher, combine rum, juices, and grenadine. Stir well until blended. Pour into ice
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Wedding DIY: One of a Kind Wedding Invitations

With only a little over three weeks (yes, weeks!) to go, I have been going, going, going non-stop to make sure all of our grand ideas come together successfully on September 15.  It is crazy to think how fast time has flown by since we first set our date. If you follow me on Pinterest
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Wedding Invitations for Every Type of Wedding: Formal

You’ve already decided on the most popular type of wedding; from here on, everything will be (relatively) easy! The formal wedding is the classic choice for brides, allowing for the traditional wedding dress and tuxedo combination up at the altar and all the fancy trappings you could ask for you – without going overboard, of
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