Monthly Archives: February 2012

Wedding Trends: Wedding Shoe Trends

I’ve always had a special love and delight for shoes that started when I was a little girl playing dress up and has lasted to this very day.  Naturally when an opening became available on our blog calendar I jumped at the chance to write about wedding shoes!  Along with our very own Handmade Bride,
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Wedding Etiquette: The Art of Gift Giving

A good friend gave me a very generous gift when I got married.  Now it’s her turn and I’m afraid that I just can’t afford to give her the same amount! How much is typically spent on a wedding gift? Am I required to give her a shower gift and a wedding gift? I need
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Style: Rustic Summer

All you need to style your summer wedding rustic is a little charm.  With mismatched table settings, natural fabrics, and a few mason jars (of course!) you can transform your reception into a rustic wonderland. Style Tip:  Summer weddings run the potential of being pretty warm, especially down here in the south, so consider your
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Themes: A Bird Themed Party

Birds are beautiful and graceful creatures.  It is no surprise they make for a gorgeous theme centerpiece for nearly any party. Birds can be used to theme a birthday party for a bird lover, a wedding ceremony and reception or even a graduation to symbolize the graduate taking flight into the world. Birds can be
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Etiquette: The Art of Thanking

Don’t be one of those brides who think that just because she is getting married, people should shower her with gifts and not expect anything in return. Show your gratitude by sending out a thank you card. It’s a great way to show your appreciation for the gift they gave as well as the thoughtfulness
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New Design: Uptown Chic

It’s “New Design Friday” here at The Green Kangaroo and today we would like to introduce Uptown Chic!  A modern application of an antique shape, our Uptown Chic wedding invitation uses clean lines to create a polished design.  Make your wedding invitation unique by selecting paper, fonts and inks. Don’t forget to order matching note cards
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Uncategorized: Samples Pay for Themselves!

Having trouble deciding between two designs for your wedding invitation?  Not certain whether one of our new 2012 ink colors is the same shade as your wedding color?  Really just want to see our papers in person before you make a decision? Take my advice:  Order a sample!  It’s easy to do.  Just click the
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Etiquette: Is a Receiving Line Necessary?

The short answer is yes and no. Although the traditional receiving line is still done at most weddings, there are alternatives. The first alternative is unconventional, but very well received. After the bride and groom have been pronounced husband and wife, they walk to the back of the church and the wedding party follows them
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Wedding Trends: The Craft of Beer Selection

Ladies, grab your man and sit him down in front of the computer because this one’s for him.  You’ve got your dress, the invitations, and the cake all planned out perfectly, but how about turning over the “good stuff” to your groom?!  Okay, guys, let’s talk about beer.  (Yeh, you can go grab one first.)
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