Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Wedding Day: Go Vintage with Ideas from the Roaring Twenties

What was once old is now new again. There is always an insurgence of something vintage in the fashion world. Many styles from the past are time tested and have no expiration date. Every so often we will see a reemergence of the 1920’s flapper style. As for many things in fashion, what becomes vogue
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The Wedding Day: Convey Your Love of Sparkle with Sequins

Since last year the short sequin dress has become the what to wear dress for festive cocktail parties. Particularly the super chic mid-thigh and long sleeved dress. As it sometimes happens what is hot in the fashion world has seeped into the wedding world. If you love this glitzy trend why not consider asking your
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Stationery: Showcase Elegancy with Letterpress Invitations

The American Wedding is excited to introduce their new Letterpress Collection of invitations. The extremely elegant Crane’s Lettra paper makes the perfect partner to the unparalleled quality of the timeless letterpress print style. Made with 100% of the finest cotton fiber it is undoubtedly to be a big hit with wedding customers and print enthusiasts
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Reception: How to Incorporate Lace Into Your Big Day

For this wedding season lace is going to make a big comeback. Lace isn’t just for your grandmothers anymore. The look and feel of lace offers a look of sophistication that is hard to create. It offers elegance and a lightness that many other fabrics and patterns just cannot offer. You may be wondering where
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Beauty: Hair Down at Wedding

Many brides dream of wearing their hair down on their wedding day in long soft romantic curls. However, achieving this look can prove to be almost as difficult, if not more so, than the sought after tight up-do so many other brides desire. But, if it’s soft and romantic you desire, we’ve got some pointers for you.
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Reception: Do It Yourself Favors – Ice Cream in a Jar

Make your own edible jars are becoming increasingly popular both as gifts and favors. You may have gotten a jar with the ingredients for hot cocoa or cookies over the holidays. Maybe someone gave you all the fixings for a cake in your favorite flavor for your birthday. From drinks, to baked goods to s’mores these jars are
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Traditions: The Grand Exit

Gone are the days of tossing rice at couples as they depart. Many venues don’t even allow rice tossing any longer. Here are some fun alternatives to that tradition. Just be sure to clear them with the reception venue before deciding on an exit. Substitute birdseed – Seed will have the same symbolism as rice, but will be
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The Bride: Bridal Shower Menu – Part 2

Because there is always some sort of punch at a bridal shower, we just had to share with you a recipe. You don’t have to have it, but it just seems like a staple at bridal showers and it always seems to go over well. Bridal Shower Punch 2 quarts of your choice flavored sherbet
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The Bride: Bridal Shower Menu – Part 1

Quite often bridal showers are hosted at a time of day that isn’t necessarily meal time. But you may want just a little something to nibble on. What foods should you offer to your guests? It can be difficult to decide what to serve at your get together. You don’t want your guests to go
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Ceremony: Sand Ceremony

Where the tradition started is rough at best. While some say this ceremony started on the west coast where beach weddings are popular. Some also claim that there are some roots in Native American traditions. Either way there is no mistake that a sand ceremony is a unique and more contemporary alternative to the unity
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