Monthly Archives: October 2012

Wedding Colors: Go For The Gold With Your Wedding Invitations

No, this has nothing to do with sports-themed wedding invitations. It’s pretty simple: gold is shiny, and we like it. There’s a reason it’s the precious metal of choice for everything from engagement rings to Olympic medals. When you’re planning your wedding, you probably have the urge to include this favorite metallic shade somewhere, but
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Traditions: Wedding Guest Book or Wedding Journal?

We have all written our names in the traditional, white, leather bound guest book upon entering a church for a wedding.  This has been a long standing tradition used as a keepsake for the bride and groom.  Most guest books have several pages that remain empty and then usually end up stored away in a
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Color: Jewel Tones

Jewel tones are rich and vibrant and perfect for the autumn and winter wedding seasons.  Okay, so they’re really perfect for any season, but as the temperature outside drops, there’s just something about this hot color palette that warms the senses. Images: Vintage jewel tone earrings photographed by Maypole Studios; Wedding cake; Purple wedding shoes;
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Flowers: Fall Wedding Flowers

Autumn is naturally one of the most beautiful times of the year.  It conjures up thoughts of bright foliage and a rich palette of color: golden yellows, oranges, deep reds, browns, deep purple, copper and peach.  Choosing the right flowers and decorations for your fall wedding will add color and magic to your special day.
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Weekly Rally: Silliness + Treats

The Green Kangaroo studio has been abuzz with much excitement this week.  From planning our spirit week and plotting our costumes to designing new holiday cards, we’ve been busy planning and doing all sorts of goodness.  If you missed out on Lori’s Facebook post earlier this week, she shared our spirit week schedule and challenged
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New Designs: Holiday Cards, Week 1

Now that the weather is cooling off a little bit, we’re starting to get into the holiday spirit! In the upcoming weeks we’ll be focusing on holiday cards. We’ve decided to kick this series off with a few creations to match earlier 2012 designs. Today, we’d like to introduce Uptown Chic, Elegance, Confetti, Winter Berry,
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Ceremony: A Personal Touch to a Wedding Ceremony

I love when I go to a wedding and something during the ceremony takes me by surprise in a good way. Just recently I attended a wedding where the officiant had upon one of the first meetings with the couple asked them to write down on separate pieces of paper the attributes about the other
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Stir it Up: Dirty Prosecco

Gather supplies: (yields 4-6) Prosecco Flavored Syrup (Gingerbread and Pumpkin Pie shown) Cookies (we used Melina’s Greek Orange Cookies) Mix it up: Crush cookies (a couple should do) into a shallow bowl. Using a little bit of prosecco and the cookie crumbs, rim your wine glasses. Pour prosecco into each glass. Add a small amount
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Mums: Versatile Wedding Flower

Are you looking for a flower that comes in many sizes, shapes, and colors?  Need to make some centerpieces while not breaking the bank?  Give chrysanthemums a try!  These little (or big) gems are available all year and work with any color scheme.  They are so versatile, affordable, easy to work with, long lasting, and
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