Monthly Archives: November 2011

Stationery: Thank You Card Etiquette

Thank you notes need to go to a lot of people after the wedding.  Here is a simple guide to who gets cards and when to send them. For gifts received before the wedding– Thank you cards should be sent right away.  If the couple is following tradition and not opening gifts until after the
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Wedding DIY: Handmade Bride… That’s Me!

Hello, hello.  Yes, it’s Tuesday.  Yes, Handmade articles are usually on Thursdays.  We’ve done a little rearranging due to the holiday and we’re taking the opportunity to introduce a brand new feature.  We have been sharing two Handmade articles per month — we will still have two, but one is getting a little more personal.  The fourth
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Style: Baroque Chic

The grandeur of the Baroque period is made evident in the exquisite detailing of artwork and the ornamentation of architecture produced in the 17th century.  Similar attention to detail can be found today in haute couture fashion, but the look is not only reserved for those without a budget.  By introducing cleaner pieces with only
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Budget: Easy and Time Efficient Ways to Save Money on the Wedding

Not all brides have all the time in the world to search for deals and conquer lots of do it yourself projects to save money, but most brides are still on a limited budget.  The days where parents completely paid for weddings and women had hours upon hours to compare linen samples are gone.  These
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Uncategorized: Happiest of Thanksgivings to You!

Oh, boy… it’s Thanksgiving already?!  This year has flown by so far and the time has come again for us to gather with families, feast on our fall favorites, loosen our belt buckles, and, of course, give thanks for all we have and love!  While we girls will be spending the next few days sharing
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Wedding Trends: Sweet! Dessert Tables

As mentioned last week, we’ve got another yummy article for you.  You can’t have your cake and eat other goodies too without a delicious dessert table to dazzle your guests.  What makes a dessert table so dazzling?  Aside from the many varieties of treats we discussed last week… well, just about anything can make the
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Style Guide for the Groom: How to Look Your Best – Continued

Know How It Should Fit Chances are the people doing the tuxedo fitting know how it should fit. That doesn’t mean they are perfect and can’t make mistakes.  Having a good idea of basic guidelines for tuxedo fitting helps ensure that the groom looks and feels his best and gives the groom a little extra
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Wording Dilemma: Child of Divorce

My parents are divorced. Neither are remarried and they are both hosting my upcoming wedding. They still share the same last name and are worried that our guests will be confused. I’m a little lost! What is the proper way to word my invitation? – Heather from NJ We understand your dilemma. The times they
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Color: Pomegranate Mint

Mmm… now that sounds like a delightful flavor of ice cream I’d like to have on this remarkably warm day.  What a refreshing and multidimensional palette!  Rich hues of pomegranate contrasted against subtle shades of mint create a divine duo.  Suitable for any time of year, tints of teal and cranberry are a fresh take
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