Monthly Archives: March 2012

New Design: Poppy

It’s “New Design Friday” and today we would like to introduce Poppy!  Popping off the page with vibrant color, our hand-drawn Poppy wedding invitation is perfect for summer or fall weddings! Create your own unique look by selecting your paper, inks and fonts. Don’t forget to order matching note cards!  Our Poppy note card is perfect
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Wedding Reception: Planning the Perfect Wedding Coffee Bar

Different types of bars and buffets are appearing at weddings across the country.  Coffee bars are a big one for various reasons.  Coffee bars can be used as an alternative to pricy alcohol.  They can also be used as a wonderful way to serve desert.   Here are some great ideas for planning a coffee bar
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Traditions: Traditional Wedding Phrases and Their Meanings

Most brides today would never even dream of taking their walk down the aisle without the traditional “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” included in the bridal wardrobe.  The “old” refers to the bride’s ties to her past, especially her childhood and family life.  The “new” is a symbol of hope for her
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Uncategorized: Mad Men Inspired Wedding Party

This week, to celebrate the season premier of Mad Men, Kimberly and I teamed up to style a wedding party in a perfectly classic and retro fashion.  Meet our lovely cast… Our sweet and sassy bride is played by the beautiful Megan.  She dolls up her playful BHLDN dress with starburst retro earrings (fourtane.com), a
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Wedding Day Suiting: Part 1

Okay, gents, today we chat suits.  Come your big day, all eyes will likely be on your gorgeous bride and her gown, but her eyes will certainly be on you.  No matter how hands off you’re being throughout the rest of the planning, do your research and give it your all when it comes to
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Budget: How to Save Money on Your Wedding Attire

Weddings are expensive enough without spending hundreds of dollars on the attire for each member of the wedding party. Especially since this is the only time they might wear it. Here are a few tips to keep the cost down. First of all, try to get all the attire from one location. Many dress shops
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Wedding Etiquette: To Give or Not to Give – The “Plus One”

We are trying to keep our guest list on the small side, but it’s getting tricky! Do we have to give our single friends a “plus one”? What is the proper etiquette for inviting significant others? What if a guest RSVP’s with a date anyway?      -Addie from MD Whittling down your guest list
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Ceremony: Wedding Receiving Line Etiquette

While a receiving line is not necessary, per se, there are some very good reasons to have a receiving line. You get to greet and thank all your guests for attending. Then you can enjoy your reception and not spend the entire time table-hopping, trying to speak to everyone during the reception. A good rule
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The Bride: The Most Popular Styles of Summer Wedding Dresses

Summer is a delightful time of year for a wedding and many brides take advantage of the gorgeous weather to hold their weddings and receptions in the great outdoors. Beach and island weddings, backyard weddings and wedding in exotic locales are all the rage. The most popular summer wedding dress styles reflect a more casual
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Wedding Trends: Dreamy Watercolor Wedding Details

From painted gowns to artistic cakes, the watercolor trend has made a splash in the world of weddings.  Dreamy, creative, and just downright pretty this whimsical style can be bought or handmade to delightfully decorate your wedding day. Hot for spring or summer, this Yolan Cris “Astrid” wedding dress is just one of many gorgeous
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